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Microsoft Launches Budget Smartphones Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL Priced in Rs.10,000 Range

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, the two smartphones in the budget range targeting India among other developing countries have been released with a price tag of Rs.9700 to Rs. 11,000 respectively, said the company.

Lumia 640 Dual SIM

Lumia 640 Dual SIM

Lumia 640 XL will hit shelves in this month itself but Lumia 640 will be shipped next month and the devices are upgradable to windows 10 later this year. Available in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants for 3G and 4G markets, the prices will vary depending on the market, said Microsoft Vice President Stephen Elop.

In Europe the Lumia 640 3G model will be sold at around 139 euro and the LTE model will be priced 159 euro, excluding taxes, he said. One key feature he hoped will sell the product was one-year free subscription to Office365.

“The devices come with a one-year personal subscription to Office365, enabling the full Office experience on the Lumia as well as one tablet and one PC/Mac,” he said. In addition, the company is offering one terabyte of storage on OneDrive, which is almost unlimited storage for most people, he noted.

Features of Lumia 640:

The Lumia 640 has a 5-inch HD display, 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It is based on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim operating system, and sports 8 MP rear camera and 1 MP front camerafacing cameras. The phone has 8GB internal memory, besides 30 GB free storage on OneDrive and also provides micro SD slot to expand memory up to 128 GB. With a battery of 2,500 mAh battery, it remains within many budget phone ranges.

SPECS AT GLANCE

  • 72.2mm
  • 141.3mm
  • 8.8mm
  • 5”Display
  • 8.0MPMain camera
  • 8GBMass memory
  • 3.5GNetwork
  • Front camera:

    HD 0.9 MP wide angle 

  • Flash type:

    LED flash 

  • Processor type:

    Quad-core 1.2GHz 

  • Maximum talk time (3G):

    20.3 h

  • Maximum standby time with dual SIM:

    35 days

  • Free cloud storage:

    30 GB

LUMIA 640 XL SPECS AT GLANCE:

The Lumia 640 XL is slightly bigger with a 5.7-inch display, 13 MP rear and 5 MP front cameras and a higher range of 3,000 mAh battery.Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM

  • 5.7”Display
  • 13.0MPMain camera
  • 8GBMass memory
  • 3.5GNetwork
  • Front camera:

    Full HD 5MP wide angle 

  • Flash type:

    LED flash 

  • Processor type:

    Quad-core 1.2GHz 

  • Maximum talk time (3G):

    23.7 h

  • Maximum standby time with dual SIM:

    39 days

  • Free cloud storage:

    30 GB

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