The Lumia 640 XL is a mid-range Windows Phone announced by Microsoft at Mobile World Congress on March 2, 2015. It is the larger version of the Lumia 640, co-announced at Barcelona, Spain. The Lumia 640 XL looks to replace the Lumia 1320, which was announced in late 2013. The main idea behind both phones is to deliver a Windows Phone with a large display but at an affordable price....
The LTE versions of the Lumia 640 and 640 XL appear to be receiving a firmware update in Latin America. The update comes with no visible changes, but it bumps the firmware version to 02177.00000.16025.27003.
Resident platform developer Rudy Huyn has announced that an update has been pushed through the Windows Store for 6tag. This latest release, which should bump your install up to version 5.9, adds an adapted UI for larger Lumia Windows Phones.
Microsoft is currently offering a $50 savings on the unlocked Lumia 640 XL, bringing the price down to just $249. If you are in the market for a new device, and like saving some money, you will want to check this deal out.
Microsoft has launched a site to show people who might be interested in the Lumia 640 how it will look with Windows 10 Mobile with a cool background image and a selection of apps based on their personal interests.
The August AdDuplex numbers reveal that the Lumia 640 is picking up speed in the US and the Lumia 640 XL is doing okay in India. Windows 10 Mobile is also now on 1 out of every 30 Windows Phones, which is not bad for a beta OS.
New AdDuplex data for the month of July finally reveal how well the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL are doing. Markets in India, the U.S. and Russia are looked at for current performance and the news looks positive for the latest budget-friendly Windows Phones.