Microsoft on Tuesday launched the Lumia 640 Dual SIM
and Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM
smartphones in India, priced at Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 15,799 respectively. Both will be available from this evening, with the former a Flipkart exclusive, and the latter available everywhere. The phablets were first unveiled
at MWC 2015
along with their single-SIM and 3G variants.
The Redmond giant is additionally offering a one-year personal subscription to Office365 with the both the Lumia 640 Dual SIM and Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM. The free one year Office 365 personal subscription (worth Rs. 3,299) will enable full Office use on the Lumia handsets, and can also be used on one tablet and one PC/Mac. In addition to Office 365, Microsoft
is also offering a subscription of 1TB of storage on OneDrive. Special offers from MobiKwik and Ola are included, only valid if purchased till June.
: Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL First Impressions
Much like other Lumia handsets, both the Lumia 640 Dual SIM and Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM feature Microsoft popular features and apps such as Cortana, Skype, Office, Outlook, and OneDrive. They will also be in line to receive the Windows 10 update later this year.
Both the Lumia 640 Dual SIM and Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM run with Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update out-of-the-box. The handsets are powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz coupled with 1GB of RAM. The new Microsoft Lumias also pack an 8GB of built-in storage, which is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).
: Microsoft Lumia 640 Dual SIM vs Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM
The Lumia 640 Dual SIM and Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM however feature several other differences in specifications. The Lumia 640 Dual SIM sports a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3; packs an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 0.9-megapixel front-facing camera. Meanwhile, the Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM features a large 5.7-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3; sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with Zeiss optics and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM also packs a 3000mAh battery, while the Lumia 640 Dual SIM packs a 2500mAh battery.