Microsoft Lumia 640XL phablet announced with 13-megapixel camera

Microsoft Lumia 640XL

Microsoft today took the uncovered its most affordable Lumia 640 and additionally a phablet variant of the smartphone named as the Lumia 640XL at MWC 2015 in Barcelona. Regarding specifications, the two smartphones are close looks similar with just a few distinctions.

The 640XL has a 5.7 inch HD 1280×720 pixels resolution IPS LCD display with a 259ppi pixel density and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. As the camera is concerned, it offers a 13-megapixel auto focus camera with a LED flash and a 5-megapixel fixed focusing front selfie camera. Both the back and front cameras has capability to record 1080p video.

The various specs stay same as on Lumia 640. So basically, it comes with a 1.2GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor combined with a 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage capacity which is expandable through microSD card, 3,000mAh battery and connectivity options are LTE capability, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The Microsoft guarantees that the 3000 mAh battery presents to 23.7 hours of talk time (on 3G) and up to 39 days of standby time.

As the software is concerned the smartphone is powered by the Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update. Microsoft has additionally guaranteed that will give a Windows 10 update. Likewise included is one year of free Office 365 membership, which incorporates 1TB of additional storage on OneDrive and 60 minutes of Skype calling per month to landlines in more than 60 nations and mobile phones in eight nations.

With respect to pricing, the Lumia 640XL 3G variant costs €189 (Rs 13,071 roughly), LTE variant will have price tag of €219 (Rs 15,115 approx). The handset will be coming in single SIM and Smart dual SIM variants, with worldwide releasing this March.


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