Lumia going with big screens!

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL_1Microsoft today launched its two new smartphones, Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM and Lumia 640 Dual SIM in India. Both devices were first seen in MWC 2015, both offer seamless performance with choice of screen sizes, camera capability and battery power. The Lumia 640 XL comes with 5.7-inch HD display, 13MP rear shooter and 5MP front shooter, 3000mAH battery capacity whereas Lumia 640 comes with 5-inch HD display, 8MP rear shooter and 0.9MP front shooter, 2500mAh battery capacity. Other than these the both smartphone have 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim and will be upgradable to Windows 10.

Microsoft also offers Office 365 Personal subscription offer, free 1TB One Drive cloud storage. The smartphone supports 3G connectivity. Keep up-to-date on the most important information with Glance Screen, which comes out of the box on both Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL.

Speaking at the launch, Raghuvesh Sarup, Director – Marketing, Microsoft Mobile Devices said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]“Consumers today are constantly looking for a device to bring them more flexibility to switch easily between work and play. The Lumia 640 XL and Lumia 640are the perfect devices that are enablers of productivity, busting the 9 to 5 myth by letting you achieve more, on your own terms. Packed with Microsoft services and experiences along with the exclusive Office 365 personal subscription offer, the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL are well positioned to help us get back some of our scarcest commodity, time!”[/notification]

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XLOn the launch, Amitesh Jha, VP, Retail – Flipkart said,

[notification type=”notification_info” ]“We are excited to announce the exclusive launch of Microsoft Lumia 640 on Flipkart. Known for introducing innovative technology products in the Indian market, this new-age phone from Microsoft will offer a whole new proposition for our tech savvy customers. An extension of our smartphone category, we are positive that this product will sync well with the current customer needs.”[/notification]

The India offer for Lumia 640 XL and Lumia 640

On every purchase of the new Lumia 640 XL and Lumia 640, consumers will get a 12 months Office 365 Personal subscription worth INR 3,299/- as a limited time offer redeemable between April to June, 2015 which also includes a massive 1TB of OneDrive storage. This offer will give you access to Office365 across 1 PC or Mac, and 1 tablet like a Windows tablet, iPad® or Android tablet, plus easy access on 1 smartphone.

Adding another exciting offer for consumers on the Lumia 640 XL, Mobikwik, the online wallet will offer a recharge cashback worth INR 1000, redeemable with a minimum recharge of INR 200 per month for five months. Olacabs, the popular and smart cab service, will offer a cashback worth INR 800 on Ola money recharges where consumers will get INR 200 cashback per recharge for the first four recharges of INR 500 or higher.

The Lumia 640 XL will be available across channels at a best buy price of INR 15,799 and Lumia 640 will be available exclusively on Flipkart at the best buy price of INR 11,999, both starting 7th April, 2015.

 

Technical specifications of Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

  Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM Lumia 640 Dual SIM
Operating system Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
HERE location services Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+ Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+
Display 5.7” HD (1280×720, 16:9) IPS, 259 PPI, Glance Screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sunlight readability enhancements
5” HD (1280×720, 16:9) IPS LCD, 294 PPI, Glance screen Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sunlight readability enhancements
Battery 3000 mAhbattery 2500 mAhbattery
Processor 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
Main camera 13 MP AF, ZEISS optics, Lumia Camera 8 MP AF, LED Flash, Lumia Camera
Front facing camera 5 MP wide angle HD 0.9 MP Wide angle
Memory 8GB + 30 GB free on OneDrive, micro SD up to 128GB 8GB + 30 GB free on OneDrive, micro SD up to 128GB
RAM 1GB 1GB
Dimensions 144 g