Earlier this week, Microsoft sent out media invites for a launch event on April 7 where it plans on launching the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640XL. With a couple of days to the event, Flipkart has all but confirmed that the smartphones will be on sale via the e-commerce site. Also Read - iPhone SE gets cheaper on Flipkart only for today: Get over Rs 11,000 flat discount
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Flipkart s teaser includes two medals painted in Microsoft Windows colors and highlighting the smartphone s camera and battery capabilities. The tag line says, A new challenger comes, to change the game! and also mentions Achieve More , which is often used for Lumia smartphones related marketing campaigns.
This isn t the first time the forthcoming smartphones have been linked with Flipkart. As per reports, the smartphones are also listed on Flipkart s April commission payouts. Interestingly, the Lumia 640 is listed under the exclusive category. As for pricing rumors, the Lumia 640 is expected to be somewhere close to the Rs 9,999 mark.
Microsoft took the wraps off the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640XL at Mobile World Congress last month. The Lumia 640 flaunts a 5-inch HD (1280 720 pixels) display, and is powered by a Snapdragon 400 processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone also features 8GB internal storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card.
The smartphone also features an 8.7-megapixel rear camera, 0.9-megapixel front-facing snapper, and connectivity options like dual-SIM card slots, LTE support, NFC, and on the software front, it runs on Windows 8.1, which will be upgraded to Windows 10.
The Lumia 640XL, on the other hand, flaunts a 5.7 inch HD (1280 720 pixels) IPS LCD display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone also features 8GB internal storage, microSD card support, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,000mAh battery.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, LTE support, NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and on the software front it runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim update. Microsoft has also promised a Windows 10 update.