Lumia 640, Lumia 640XL comparison and review

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL Hands on review

Lumia, be it under new flagship, seems to excel to the new heights yet again. Nokia was taken-over completely by Microsoft this January. One of the hits in the Lumia series is Lumia 730, which comes with excellent features and make the phone value for price. Microsoft have released latest smartphone for its 600 series, which became the cup of cake for every one, packed with great features at very reasonable price. Lumia 640 is a great competitor for the Motorola’s Moto G 2nd Gen.

Appearance

Lumia 640 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quadcore 1.2 Ghz processor with 1 GigaByte of RAM with Windows phone 8.1 Lumia Denim Operating system, which makes sure that your smartphone doesn’t lag as other Android smartphones with the same specs. Trust me, Windows OS is coded efficiently. It comes with corning Gorilla Glass 3 protected 5 Inch Screen with 720×1280 (HD) Resolution.It comes in Glossy cyan, orange, and white, as well as matte black and weighs 145 gm which is very light considering the screen size.

Lumia 640 XL comes with corning Gorilla Glass 3 protected 5.7 Inch Screen with 720×1280 (HD) Resolution.It comes in Glossy cyan, orange, and white, as well as matte black.This smartphone is more of a phablet with great specifications.

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL
Microsoft Lumia  640XL

Camera 

Lumia 640 XL is having scintillating 13 MP Primary camera, with Carl Zeiss lens , performance is lot better than 13 MP of Xiomi-MI 3. It comes with a LED flash which makes it also suitable for low light photos. Your photography experience will be enhanced with Lumia Camera App features. It has a front facing camera of 5 MP which is also great for Skype calls and selfies. It can record videos at 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second(fps). If you are camera enthusiast, you can’t get such a camera at this price.   Although specs say 8 MP Primary camera for Lumia 640 , performance is better than 13 MP of Xiomi-MI 3. It also comes with a LED flash. It has a front facing camera of 1 MP which is a decent one for general purpose.

Battery:

Lumia 640 XL has Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. With windows 8.1 OS this will be sufficient for two days normal usage and will surely withstand 1.5 day for heavy usage.  Lumia 640 has Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery. With windows 8.1 OS this will be sufficient for two days normal usage and will surely withstand 1 day for heavy usage.   These phones are going to get the windows phone 10 update for sure(official word).
 

Detailed
Specification for Lumia 640 XL goes here:

Body

Dimensions     157.9 x 81.5 x 9 mm (6.22 x 3.21 x 0.35 in)
Weight             171 g (6.03 oz)

Display

Type                 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size                  5.7 inches
Resolution       720 x 1280 pixels (~259 ppi pixel density)
Protection        Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Platform

OS                  Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
CPU               Quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU               Adreno 305 

Memory

Card slot        microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal          8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM

Camera

Primary         13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, LED flash
Features        1/3” sensor size
Video            1080p@30fps
Secondary     5 MP, 1080p

Battery

Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

Product Verdict

If you are searching for decent phone with budget of $200 then Lumia 640 must be your phone. It lags for nothing. If you are searching for great camera phablet kind smartphone under budget then Lumia 640 XL would be your phone.  Take it with a bang and enjoy.

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