Every year the Nokia thrills the crowds of Mobile World Congress by introducing new phones. But this time its Microsoft that acquired Nokia, launched its new models Lumia 640 and 640 XL. Back in 2014 Stephen Elop represented Nokia, but this year representing Microsoft, he launched two of its stunning models, which will be available in the markets by next month. Both the phones are available for affordable prices targeting the budget class people who look for premium gadgets. The new 640 series seems to be the successor of Lumia 1320 sect of phones.
Lumia 640 runs on the Windows 8.1 platform which can be upgraded to Windows 10. The display screen is 5 inches with high definition along with a resolution of 1280*720 pixels. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Glance screen ensures readability even in bright sunlight. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz processor ensures smooth functioning of the device. 2500 mAh powered battery assures long talk time and others. 8 MP rear camera and 1 MP front camera would give users a fair satisfaction in capturing images. With 8 GB internal memory and external memory which can be enhanced upto 128 GB by using microSD. The new device weights about 144 grams.
Lumia 640 is expected to hit the world markets by April. The price is expected to be €139 for the 3G model and € 159 for LTE model. The device also features preloaded Office apps and cloud storage also.
LUMIA 640 XL
Just like the LUMIA 640, XL version also runs on Windows 8.1 which can be upgraded to Windows 10. The screen of 5.7 inches will give a better view to the users. The resolution of 1280*720 remains same as that of the LUMIA 640 along screen glass proving sunlight readability. The 3000 mAh battery will give a long talk time of 23.7 hours that too on 3G and a stand by upto 39 days. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 with 1.2 GHz along with 8 GB internal memory powers the device just like Lumia 640. But when coming to cam specs, 13 MP rear cam and 5 MP front cam gives much satisfaction to the users. External memory can be expanded upto 128 GB with microSD. The device weighs about 171 grams.
Lumia 640 XL comes out with preloaded office apps with a whole 1 year subscription of Office 365 Personal. It also delivers a storage of 1 TB on OneDrive. Along with this it also gives 60 minutes calling via Skype per month in over 60 countries worldwide. The device also has preloaded global HERE Maps and HERE Drive plus Free HERE transit. It also has Candy Crush Saga and Minecraft preloaded in it. Lumia 640 XL will be available in markets by March priced at €189 for 3G variants and €219 for LTE variants.