Microsoft Lumia 640 with Windows Phone 8.1 announced


We knew it was coming and today, the Microsoft Lumia 640 smartphone at the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015 and the company has today made the smartphone official.

The Microsoft Lumia 640 comes with a 5 inch HD display and runs on Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim update while it will be upgradable to Windows 10 which will be released later this year. The phone is powered by a Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. There is an 8 megapixel camera on the back of the phone with 1 megapixel front camera.

Microsoft Lumia 640 Specifications:

  • 5 inch ClearBlack IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storag
  • Expandable with microSD up to 128 GB
  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim
  • Upgradable to Windows 10 for Phones
  • Dual SIM (Depending on market)
  • 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash
  • 1 megapixel front camera
  • 2G, 3G or 4G LTE (Depending on the market)
  • Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, A-GPS
  • 2500 mAh battery

With the Microsoft Lumia 640, the users will get 1 year of office 365 subscription, 60 minutes of international Skype calling per month and 1TB One Drive storage  bundled, which is a great deal.

The Microsoft Lumia 640 will be available starting April 2015 in Matte Black, White, Orange and Cyan color options with the pricing as below:

  • 3G Variant – 139 Euros or about Rs.10000
  • 4G LTE Variant – 159 Euros or about Rs.11000