Microsoft rolled out two new smartphones for the Indian market on Tuesday -- Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. Both the smartphones feature dual SIM slots and share almost identical specifications, differing however in display size and price.
Running on Windows 8.1, both these devices are upgradable to upcoming Windows 10 operating system. The Lumia 640 XL will be available in brick and mortar stores across India at Rs.15799, while the Lumia 640 will be available exclusively through Flipkart at a retail price of Rs. 11,999.
To impress the consumers, Microsoft is offering a few exciting deals with both the phones. For example, buyers will be offered 12 months of Office 365 Personal license worth Rs. 3299 for a year. It is also offering 1TB worth OneDrive cluod storage to the buyers.
The Lumia 640 comes powered by a 1.2GHZ Snapdragon 400 series quad-core SoC (System on Chip), 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory and 2500 mAh battery -- which can run the phone for almost 36 days in standby mode.
On the other hand, the Lumia 640 XL comes packed with an identical processor, RAM and storage but packs a high-capacity 3,000 mAh battery, which can run the phone for close to 37 days in standby mode.
At the release event, we used both the devices and here's our take on them.