Today at the Mobile World Congress held at Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft announced the new Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL as a latest addition to the existing Lumia family.
What does these new Lumias have to offer, you might ask. To answer that question, Microsoft has listed the key features of both the devices as follows:
Smoothly and quickly access important documents or run popular websites, apps and games thanks to the onboard 1 GB of memory (RAM) and powerful Qualcomm ® Snapdragon ™ processor featuring quad-core CPU running at 1.2GHz.
– Enjoy photos and videos on a crisp high-definition (HD) display — either 5 inches on Lumia 640 or 5.7 inches on Lumia 640 XL.
Power through the day with battery to spare with a long-lasting battery — 2500 mAh for Lumia 640 and 3000 mAh for Lumia 640 XL.
– Capture detail-rich photos even in low light with the 8MP camera on Lumia 640 or 13MP ZEISS optics on Lumia 640 XL. Both feature LED flash, a front-facing camera for Skype video calling, and Lumia Camera software right out of the box.
– Enjoy the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, complete with one-swipe Action Center, Word Flow and Live Folders. People can also upgrade Lumia 640 and 640 XL to Windows 10 and enjoy its benefits as it becomes available later this year.
– Have the best of both worlds with LTE support available on dual-SIM models for the first time. In addition, all dual-SIM models will feature Smart Dual SIM to help ensure people never miss a call.
Microsoft says that the Lumia 640 XL will begin globally being available from March this year in colors of matte cyan, orange and black, as well as both matte and glossy white and later in April, the Lumia 640 will hit the markets in the colors of glossy cyan, orange and white, as well as matte black.
Both the devices are said to available in single SIM, dual SIM LTE and dual SIM 3G variants. The Lumia 640 3G model is expected to be priced at 139 euros (INR 9,657 ) and the LTE model is expected to be priced at 159 euros (INR 11043 ) whereas the 3G model and the LTE model of the Lumia 640 XL is expected to be priced at 189 euros (INR 13,127 ) and 219 euros (INR 15,211) respectively.
Are you interested in buying one of these when available?
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