Lumia 640 Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft today announced the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL in the UK, with prices kicking off at just £99.99. The former is available today while the Lumia 640 XL is set to arrive later this month.

The new mid-range Windows Phones by Microsoft offer a complete mobile experience at an affordable price point. Specifications are similar for both handsets, aside from the screen and battery. The Lumia 640 has a 5-inch display, while the Lumia 640 XL sports the larger 5.7-inch option. The latter also comes packing a 13MP rear shooter and HD 5 MP wide angle front-facing camera.

Lumia 640 XL specifications:

  • Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
  • Windows 10 Ready
  • Colors: Matte cyan, orange and black, as well as both matte and glossy white
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8226), 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 5.7" HD (1280x720, 16:9) IPS LCD, 259 PPI, Glance screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Sunlight readability enhancements
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal mass memory + up to 128 GB Micro SD & 30GB free OneDrive cloud storage
  • Rear camera: 13 MP AF, 1080p @ 30 fps video (continuous autofocus), Flash: LED, Lumia Camera 5.0 (with Dynamic Flash, HDR)
  • Front camera: HD 5 MP wide angle, 1080p video
  • Connectivity: BT 4.0, microUSB2.0, Micro SIM, A-GPS+GLONASS, BeiDou, DLNA, Screen cloning with Miracast, WLAN 802.11 b/g/n/
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor, SensorCore
  • Battery: 3000 mAh (BV-T4B) removable battery
  • Weight: 171 g
  • Size: 157.9 x 81.5 x 9.0 mm

Lumia 640 specifications:

  • Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
  • Windows 10 Ready
  • Colors: Glossy cyan, orange and white, as well as matte black
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8926), 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • 5" HD (1280x720, 16:9) IPS LCD, 294 PPI, Glance screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Sunlight readability enhancements
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal mass memory + up to 128 GB Micro SD & 30GB free OneDrive cloud storage
  • Rear camera: 8 MP AF (3280x2464), f/2.2, 28 mm, 1080p @ 30 fps video (continuous autofocus), Flash: LED, Lumia Camera 5.0 (with Dynamic Flash, HDR)
  • Front camera: HD 1 MP wide angle, f/2.4, 720p video
  • Connectivity: BT 4.0, microUSB2.0, Micro SIM, A-GPS+GLONASS, BeiDou, DLNA, Screen cloning with Miracast, WLAN 802.11 b/g/n/
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Magnetometer, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor
  • Battery: 2500 mAh (BV-T5C) removable battery
  • Weight: 145 g
  • Size: 141.3 x 72.2 x 8.85 mm

Both Windows Phones will be eligible for Windows 10 for Phones once available. The Lumia 640 starts at £99.99 or £15.50 per month on contracts in the UK. The Lumia 640 XL will be available from £219 later this month.

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