Microsoft announces Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL smartphones

If you are looking to purchase a  smartphone, Microsoft has just rolled out 2 exciting devices for you. In a recent announcement made at Mobile World Congress 2015,  Microsoft launched two new smartphones, Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL.

Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

Branded under the category of budget smartphones, these devices offers users greater flexibility and the ability to perform their tasks irrespective of their location. Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL are loaded with incredible functionality and features that users can look upto.

Jo Harlow, corporate vice president for Phones at Microsoft says,

“Our newest Lumia devices build on our momentum in the affordable smartphones space, “With the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, we continue to make innovation accessible to more people. We have packaged competitive hardware with innovative Windows software and Microsoft services to help you achieve more, wherever and whenever you want.”

With the launch of Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, Microsoft is looking to bring more innovation and advancement in the field of smartphones. Increasing productivity with affordability is what Microsoft is focusing and keeping this in mind they has brought high-end smartphones at a very competitive price.

Some of the features associated with two new devices, Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, are as follows:

  • Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor featuring quad-core CPU running at 1.2GHz
  • On-board 1 GB of memory that can help you to smoothly access documents or run popular websites, apps and games
  • Play HD video on 5 inches on Lumia 640 or 5.7 inches on Lumia 640 XL and enjoy your beautiful photos with clear display
  • 2500 mAh for Lumia 640 and 3000 mAh for Lumia 640 XL battery life will keep you active throughout the day
  • 8MP camera on Lumia 640 or 13MP ZEISS optics on Lumia 640 XL will allow you to capture photos even in low intensity of light
  • Since both the device is upgradeable to Windows 10, you can easily enjoy features like new universal apps such as Office, Mail and Calendar, and Photos, new Project Spartan browser, Cortana personal assistant etc.
  • Action Center, Word Flow and Live Folders are features that is accompanied by latest Windows 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update

Added to above, Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL come with one year free subscription to Office 365 Personal. With that you can enjoy using latest Office applications- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote on your mobile phones as well as on  PC or Mac and one tablet. Users are also provided with 1TB of OneDrive storage and 60 free minutes of Skype Unlimited Worldwide calling per month.

From March 2015 onwards Lumia 640 XL will hit the market in matte cyan, orange and black, as well as both matte and glossy white color. Lumia 640 will be available from April 2015 onwards in glossy cyan, orange and white, as well as matte black.

Have fun with two new Microsoft devices. These devices will be available in different SIM variant as well.

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