Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Specs & Price

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The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is a mid-range phablet recently released by Microsoft, along with its smaller namesake, the Lumia 640. It is, unsurprisingly, a windows phone 8.1 device and comes with some great features despite its pocket-friendly price.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Specs & Price

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Display and Camera

Microsoft fits a 5.7-inch IPS screen on the Lumia 640 XL, which represent significant improvement on the used on the regular Lumia 640. The display has an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 259 pixels per inch.

The screen on Microsoft Lumia 640 XL uses clearBlack technology and is protected with scratch-resistant corning Gorilla Glasss 3. The phablet comes a 13 megapixels rear camera with a Zeiss F2.0 lens, LED flash and full-HD (1080p) video recording.

The 5MP ‘selfie’ camera provided on the front has a wide-angle 24mm lens with full-HD video recording as well.

Power and Performance

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is powered with a quad-core Qualcomm snapdragon 400 processor capable of speeds of up tp 1.2GHz, backed by an Adreno 305 GPU. RAM of 1GB and 8GB internal storage space are provided, with the storage memory extendable with a microSD card of up to 128GB.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL runs on windows phone 8.1 OS out of the box and the software will be upgradeable to windows 10 later in the year. The 9mm-thick phablet will be accompanied by a 300mAh battery that can deliver up to 24 hours of talk time on a 3G connection, according to Microsoft.

Extra Specs and Perks

The device support 4G LTE and is available in single-SIM and dual-SIM variants. There are also a variety of connectivity option, including Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Mobile Hotspot, NFC and microUSB.

Pricing and Availability

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is not available in Nigeria, it will start shipping in April, 2015 in some countries. We currently have no information on pricing and availability for Nigeria. Microsoft Lumia 640 XL price in Nigeria should range from N40,000 to N50,000 at launch

Microsoft Lumia 640 Specs

General Features

Platform: windows phone 8.1 with Lumia Demin

Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core processor (Snapdragon 400)

GPU: Adreno 305

Memory: 1GB RAM

Colours: Matte Cyan, Orange, Black, Mattte White, Glossy white

Dimension: 157.9 x 81.5 x 9mm

Weight: 171g

SIM Type: Micro-SIM

SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby (Single-SIM option)


Display: 5.0-inch IPS Display, 720×1280 pixels (25ppi), ClearBlack

Display protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3


Rear camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video

Rear Camera Features: autofocus, LED Flash, Carl Zeiss Optics, Geo-tagging

Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD video


Built-in Storage: 8GB Storage

Memory Card Support: up to 128GB

Bundled Cloud Storage: 30GB free one Drive

Network Support

2G GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz

2G CDMA 1X: No

3G WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz


4G LTE: (LTE Models)

Internet & Connectivity                                  

GPRS: yes, up to 48kbps

EDGE: yes, up to 236.8kbps

3G/WCDMA/HSPA: yes, up to 21.1 Mbps

HSPA+: yes, up to 42.2 Mbps


4G LTE: yes, up to 150 Mbps (LTE Models)

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/n, DLNA

Wi-Fi Hotspot: yes

Bluetooth: yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP

NFC: yes (LTE Models)

Infrared Blaster: No

USB Port: yes, microUSB 2.0


Battery: 3000 mAh li-ion Battery

Standby Time: up to 936 hours

Talktime: up to 23.6 Hours (3G)

Music playback: up to 98 Hours

Video playback: up to 10.7 Hours

Wi-Fi Browsing: up to 13.2 Hours

Cellular Browsing:


SMS/MMS: yes

Instant Messaging: yes

Push Emails: yes

Email Protocol: SMTP, IMAP4, POP3


Navigation: yes, GPS with A- GPS, GLONASS, Beidou

Maps: yes, Bing Maps, Here Drive+, Here Maps

Sensors & Control                                             

Digital Compass: yes

Accelerometer: yes

Proximity Sensor:

Barometer: No

Pedometer: No

Pedometer: yes (sensorCore)

Gyroscope: No

Fingerprint Scanner: No

Iris Scanner: No

Intelligent Digital Assistant: yes (Cortana)

Voice control: yes

Other Feature                                              

Security: mobile VPN, on-device Encryption, Remote Lock & wipe

Social Apps: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, WhatsApp, Foursquare, Skype, WeChat, Viber, LINE, MySpace, Sina, Weibo, Flickr, Picasa, YouTube

Video streaming: yes

Active Noise Cancellation: yes (with dedication mic)

Wireless charging: No

Water Resistant: yes

Image Editor: yes

Video Editor: No (download at store)

Document viewer: yes (MS Office App)

Document Editor: yes (MS Office Apps)

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