Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today: All You Need to Know

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    Redmond giant, Microsoft has launched the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL in the Indian smartphone market. Initially, both these devices were unveiled last month, at MWC 2015.

    The Lumia 640 is now available for sales on e-retail store Flipkart, while the Lumia 640XL can be availed across the leading retail stores. Both the devices are shipped with Windows 8.1, which will be upgraded to Windows 10.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Microsoft Lumia 640 - Key specifications

    Lumia 640 flaunts a 5-inch HD display with 1280×720 pixels, powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, which can be expandable up to 128GB using a MicroSD card. Moreover, Microsoft is also giving away 30GB of OneDrive storage space to all Lumia 640 buyers.

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    Lumia 640 flaunts an 8MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, and LED flash, 0.9MP front snapper with f/2.4 aperture, and 720p video recording capabilities and supports connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LTE support, NFC.

    Also, the Lumia 640 is powered by a 2500mAh battery, Microsoft claims that it is good enough for up to 20.3 hours of talk time, and up to 35 days on standby mode.

    Priced at Rs. 11,999, Lumia 640 will be available exclusively on the e-commerce store Flipkart, starting from April 7.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Microsoft Lumia 640XL - Key Specifications

    Moving to the specification of Microsoft Lumia 640XL, it sports a 5.7-inch HD ClearBlack, IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels which is translated into 259ppi. Lumia 640XL is clocked at 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 along with 1GB RAM under the hood

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    On the imaging front, Lumia 640XL flaunts a 13MP rear camera with Zeiss optics, LED flash, 5MP front selfie camera with a wide angle lens. Moving to the storage, it has 8GB of internal storage, with an expansion option of up to 128GB via MicroSD card slot.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Lumia 640XL supports 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, DLNA, FM, Micro-USB along with some sensors like Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor.

    Moreover, the Lumia 640XL features a 3,000mAh battery, it will give up to 23.7 hours of talk time and 39 days in standby mode.

    Microsoft has launched a slew of offers along with the 640XL. These offers include Mobikwik online recharge cashback worth Rs 1,000, which is redeemable with a minimum recharge of Rs 200 per month for five months.

    Additionally, Olacabs is offering a cash back worth Rs 800 on Ola money recharges where consumers will get Rs 200 cashback per recharge for the first four recharges of Rs 500 or higher.

    Priced at Rs. 15,799, Lumia 640XL will be available in all the leading retail stores across India, starting from April 7.

    Lumia 640

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Display

    Microsoft Lumia 640 features a 5-inch HD ClearBlack, IPS LCD display with 1280×720 pixels with a pixel density of 294ppi. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Hardware

    Lumia 640 is powered by a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor along with 1GB RAM.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Storage and Software

    This Lumia device comes with 8GB internal storage, which can be expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card. Also 640 is shipped with Windows 8.1 out of the box.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Camera

    In the photography department, Lumia 640 flaunts a 8MP autofocus rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, and LED flash. On the front, there is a 0.9MP snapper with f/2.4 aperture, and 720p video recording capabilities.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Battery

    Lumia 640 is powered by a 2500mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough for up to 20.3 hours of talk time, and up to 35 days on standby mode.

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    Lumia 640XL

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Display

    The Lumia 640XL flaunts a 5.7-inch HD ClearBlack, IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels which is translated into 259ppi. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Hardware

    This device is clocked at 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 along with 1GB of RAM under the hood.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Storage and Software

    Running on Windows 8.1, it comes with 8GB of internal storage, with an expansion option of up to 128GB via microSD card slot.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Camera

    Coming to the imaging factor, Lumia 640XL flaunts a 13MP rear camera with Zeiss optics, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash, 5MP front selfie camera with a wide angle lens and f/2.4 aperture.

    Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Launched in India Today

    Battery

    The Lumia 640XL features a 3,000mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough for up to 23.7 hours of talk time and 39 days on standby mode.

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