Microsoft today introduced to us two new budget smartphones that run on Windows Phone 8.1 and upgradability to Windows Phone 10 at the end of this year.
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Microsoft Lumia 640 is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM and has a 5-inch HD display. It also comes with Gorilla Glass 3, an 8GB of internal storage, an 8MP of main camera and a 1MP front camera.
Lumia 640 XL features the same processor, RAM and storage like Lumia 640 but has a 5.7-inch HD display with 13MP main camera, flash LED and Carl Zeiss lens. Lumia 640 XL also has a 5MP front camera and a 3,000 mAh battery (while Lumia 640 has a 2,500 mAh battery).
Both Lumia 640 and 640 XL come with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 as well as DLNA connectivity and get one year of Microsoft’s Office 365 Personal (regular cost $70). If you are a teacher or student, following the article at here to check if eligible to get free Microsoft’s Office 365 in education program.
There are many variants of both Lumia 640 and 640 XL and will be available to purchase in April (for Lumia 640) and this month (for Lumia 640 XL).
- Lumia 640 3G, dual SIM card slot for $155
- Lumia 640 LTE, dual SIM or one SIM (optional) for $178
- Lumia 640 XL 3G, dual SIM for $211
- Lumia 640 XL LTE, dual SIM or one SIM (optional) for $245