Review: Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

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Review: Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft bought over the mobile phone business of Nokia a couple of months ago. This had led to increased manufacturing of the famous Lumia series. Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is the new player launched by the Microsoft.

It is a Windows based smartphone, which competes with the Android devices. In this world of Android and iOS, Microsoft has made its special place with its Windows phone. As all the devices of Lumia series have a colorful, attractive body, Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is also the same.


Operating system and processor
The device comes with the latest version of the Windows operating system called as Windows 8.1 with Lumia Denim. It can be a perfect smartphone for those who wish to try something different from Android because of the famous brand name and the reliable operating system.

The processor installed in the device is Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, while the RAM of the phone is of 1 GB, which will make sure that your new Microsoft Lumia 640 XL runs smoothly without any issues. This amazing combination of powerful processor and reliable operating system promises to allow you to multitask with utmost ease.

The chipset included in the device is of Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400, while the GPU of the phone is of Adreno 305.

High quality display
The smartphone comes with a 5.7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch display with 16 M colors. The resolution of the screen is 720 x 1280 pixels, while the pixel density is 259 ppi. This resolution will make sure that you have a pleasant experience while watching videos and playing games on your Microsoft Lumia 640 XL.

The screen is protected with a strong Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which will ensure you a rough use of the device without any damage to the screen. The screen occupies 69.1% of the total area on the front portion of the device. Dimensions of 157.9 x 81.5 x 9 mm and the weight of 171 grams will make sure that you are able to operate the device with one hand easily.

Slim, sleek and colorful body is the trademark sign of the devices belonging to the Lumia series and Microsoft Luma 640 XL features with the same.

Amazing combination of front and back camera
The best feature of the device is its superb camera, as it comes with 13 MP primary camera with Carl Zeiss optics and with amazing features like LED flash and autofocus and a high resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels.

The secondary camera of the phone is of 5 MP which will make sure that you are able to click clear selfies. Microsoft Lumia 640 XL can be a perfect phone for those who like to click photos and record videos from their phone. The internal memory of the phone is of 8GB, which can be expanded up to 128GB with an external micro SD card.

The connectivity options added in the phone include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and GPS. Power Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery will make sure that you don’t have to carry the charger all the time.

The performance of the device is good – something that you would expect from a mid-range device. Reception and call quality were also good. If you are wanting to buy a smartphone that runs Windows operating system, you can’t go wrong with the Lumia 640 XL.

Price: AED 850