[MWC2015] Lumia 640 & 640 XL Unleashed by Microsoft
During MWC 2015 in Barcelona, Microsoft has unveiled their latest smartphones named 640 and 640 XL. They consider them to be mid-range spec smartphones that Microsoft hope to “build on the success” that they had in an “affordable space”. The device will be available for sale in April.
The 640 variant features Windows Phone 8.1, with a 2,500 mAh battery capacity – enough for a day’s usage. It comes with a 5-inch HD display. The resolution wasn’t announced, but it’s assumed to have a 720p resolution. It will have four different color variety including Cyan, Orange, White, and Black. It also has 8MP camera with dynamic flash and auto HDR function, along with wide-angle front facing camera.
The 640 XL variant comes with a bigger screen size, with 5.7-inch display. It also packs a bigger battery capacity of 3,000 mAh capacity. Their camera is 13MP instead of 8MP. It will also have other incremental improvements over the normal 640. Both devices will have the 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processors with 1GB RAM.
Both models will have WiFi and LTE-enabled variant available for purchase, along with single or dual SIM configurations. The devices will run on Windows Phone 8.1, but will be upgradeable to Windows 10 when it is available.
Not only that, Office 365 Personal will be available for free for one year, accessible from not only your Windows Phone, but also on your PC or tablet. New owners will have 60-minutes Skype Unlimited Worldwide Allowance, along with 1TB of OneDrive storage.
The 3G version of 640 will be available for 139 Euro (MYR565), whilst the LTE-enabled one will be available for 159 Euro (MYR646). For 640 XL, 3G version is 189 Euros (MYR768) whilst LTE-enabled 219 Euros (MYR890).