Microsoft Unveils Lumia 640, 640 XL At MWC 2015
MICROSOFT Corporation has introduced Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. The two new smartphones, which give people greater flexibility and freedom to choose when and where they get things done, were introduced during the Mobile World Congress 2015. Both phones are upgradeable to Windows 10, which offers more personal computing and greater productivity, and will be available later this year. Speaking on this development, Corporate Vice President for Phones at Microsoft, Jo Harlow, stated: “Our newest Lumia devices build on our momentum in the affordable smartphones space. With the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, we continue to make innovation accessible to more people. We have packaged competitive hardware with innovative Windows software and Microsoft services to help you achieve more, wherever and whenever you want.” Lumia 640 XL will begin rolling out globally in March and will be available in matte, cyan, orange and black, as well as both matte and glossy white, while Lumia 640 will be available starting in April and will be available in glossy cyan, orange and white, as well as matte black. Both Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL will be available in single-SIM and dual-SIM LTE and dual-SIM 3G variants. Lumia 640 XL will also be available as a single-SIM 3G variant. Pricing will vary by market and operator. Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL also come with a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal, which includes the latest Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote) on the Lumia as well as on one PC or Mac and one tablet, plus 1TB of OneDrive storage, and 60 free minutes of Skype Unlimited Worldwide calling per month. In a competitive marketplace, Microsoft continues to deliver innovative smartphone experiences at all price points. Both devices offer the seamless integration of hardware essentials with a choice of screen sizes and camera capabilities and Microsoft services to offer incredible productivity with affordability. With Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, people are prepared for anything for work, at home and on the go.