Trying to make an impact in the budget smartphone segment, Microsoft Devices will launch the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL in India.
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The Lumia 640XL, one of the largest phones from the Lumia stable with a 5.7-inch screen, could appeal to the mid segment users who want extra real estate.
The phone also features the Lumia camera app and will come in five traditional Lumia colours. The smaller Lumia 640 offers a 5-inch screen.
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We expect the phone to be priced under Rs 10,000 to make an impact in the market. It has to. Both the new Lumia smartphones offer one-year free subscription to Microsoft Office 365.
Featuring a 5-inch 720p HD display, the Lumia 640 comes with an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 1MP front camera. It runs on a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB.
Microsoft is also offering 30GB of free OneDrive storage. The Lumia 640 is powered by a 2500 mAh battery.
The bigger Lumia 640 XL sports a 5.7-inch HD IPS ClearBlack display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and mounts a 13MP rear camera powered by Zeiss f/2.0 lens and a 5MP selfie camera.
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It runs on a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU with 1GB of RAM and 8GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB and Adreno 305 GPU.