Microsoft has come up with two new phones, Lumia 640 and 640 XL that was announced at MWC, in Barcelona, were released on 2nd March, 2015. These phones comes within the budget of mid – class series of people. These two smartphones come with Windows 8.1 that are upgradable to Windows 10 in upcoming days, that will be dealing with more private computing and better efficiency, and will be accessible by the end of this year. Alike any upgrade to a new-fanged operating system, not all phone will support all possible / likely Windows 10 features. Certain features and understandings will necessitate more radical forthcoming hardware. To increase the surge of the newly released phones by Microsoft, it has provided a one – year license on Office 365, one hour (60 minutes) of international Skype calls for each month and also 1TB of One-drive storage. In the modest market, Microsoft continues to provide innovative smartphone involvements at all price themes.
Newest Entrant Lumia 640 and 640 XL
Specifications Lumia 640:
Lumia 640 and 640 XL, both has GSM/HSPA/LTE network. Both have Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Lumia Denim. These phones are driven with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex – A7 and Adreno 305. Their internal memory storage is of 8 GB, expendable up to 128 GB microSD slots. & RAM is of 1 GB. These phones have proximity, accelerometer sensors and compass. Both phones include a 4G dual – SIM option for single and dual – SIM types.
Microsoft Lumia 640 is larger and has improved screen than other 6-series devices that has dimensions 141.3 x 72.2 x 8.8 mm (5.56 x 2.84 x 0.35 in) weighing 145 g. One should use Micro – SIM with this particular model with 16M colors, IPS LCD touchscreen, having 5” display with 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) resolution having Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and 2500mAh Li-Ion battery. It comes in various colors such as Glossy cyan, Orange, White, Matte black. 3G type will cost €140, while the LTE type will be €160.
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Specifications Lumia 640 XL:
Microsoft’s new phablet, Lumia 640 XL is in the affordable-but-capable 6-series, rather of the 13-series. This model is having dimensions of 157 x 81.5 x 9 mm (6.22 x 3.21 x 0.35 in) weighing 171 g with Micro – SIM slot. It advances over its smaller counterpart 5.7” screen which is again IPS LCD with 720 x 1280 pixels (259 ppi) resolution, yet again Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for its protection. The phone has a 3,000mAh battery. The prices for this phone are €190 for the 3G and €220 for the 4G LTE.
Coming to camera features, Lumia 640 has 8MP rear camera and 1 MP selfie / front camera. The main / rear camera shooting is done at 1080p video @ 30fps while the selfie camera operates at 720p. For Lumia 640 XL, the camera got a finest upgrading courteousness of Zeiss f/2.0 lens in facade of a 13MP 1/3″ sensor device. This one also has a proper selfie camera with a wide – angle of 24mm lens and 5MP sensor. Both smartphones has an LED flash. Both cameras have 1080p video recording.
As any other phones, PC Suite is utmost important for these phones too. PC Suite plays crucial role with Lumia smartphones, for it also gives greater security for all the contents of your phone, and also enhances the productivity output with efficiency. Even though the PC Suite tool looks small, you can accomplish much of the work such as backing up of your phone data, synchronizing / sharing very important stuff as messages / contacts / emails / tasks / appointments and many more with Microsoft Outlook and / or cloud services counting Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, etc. This PC Suite also checks regularly for the new updates for firmware letting you get always an optimized / boosted performance and security. This also facilitates with managing, transferring, synchronizing all the multimedia files such as Music / Videos / Pictures etc, with PC, and also letting the use of mobile internet through USB.
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