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Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM Price in the Philippines is Php 11,990 : In The Flesh Photos, Complete Specs

Looking for a new and affordable Windows Phone phablet that has a good camera, a decent set of technical specifications, and great battery life? Check out Microsoft Lumia 640 XL.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Released in the Philippines last May 1, 2015, the Lumia 640 XL sells for only Php 11,990 and already comes with features - both in terms of hardware and software - that are sure to provide WP fans an intuitive and compelling user experience.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

"People are looking for a device which brings them more flexibility to switch easily between work and play, without breaking the bank. The Lumia 640 XL keeps people prepared for anything, with the full range of Microsoft experiences – including Office and OneDrive – which Lumia users have come to expect straight out of the box, a superb 5.7” HD screen and long lasting battery. As the age old demand for ‘more for less’ extends to the smartphone market, the Lumia 640 XL presents a strong option for those customers who want the increased productivity a smart device offers without sacrificing affordability," said Mr. Gary Chan, Microsoft Devices’ Head of Marketing in Pan Asia.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Off hand, there are five things I love about this model. First, as you can see in these photos, it has a very youthful look that I find quite cute. Second, it's built like a tank; The polycarbonate back cover feels very solid in the hand. Third, the screen is plain ginormous. Fourth, the removable 3,000 mAh battery pack delivers almost a day and a half of talk time, and more than 12 hours of uptime with mixed usage -- and that's more than what other other smartphones in this price echelon will give you. And finally...

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Its 13 MegaPixel autofocus main camera features Carl Zeiss optics - similar to what's on legendary Nokia cameraphones in the past - which makes this handset one of the best budget cameraphones right now. This shooter is complemented by a 5 MP selfie cam in front, delivering clear and crisp selfies even in low light conditions.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Aside from that, according to Microsoft, the Lumia 640 XL offers more personal computing and increased productivity through seamlessly integrated Microsoft Office experiences, OneDrive storage and fast connectivity. This phablet will also eventually benefit from the features of Windows 10 as it becomes available later this year.

But right out of the box, Lumia 640 XL - powered by Quad Core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 and Adreno 305 GPU based Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset, having 1 GB of RAM, and coming with 8 GB of expandable storage - will already let you enjoy the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, complete with one-swipe Action Center, Word Flow and Live Folders.

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Dual SIM Dual Standby Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is now available at all authorized retail outlets of the Redmond Giant in the Philippines including their freshly opened Concept Store in SM MegaMall CyberZone.

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Microsoft Lumia 640 XL
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen), Phablet
Price Category Midrange
Dimensions157.9 x 81.5 x 9 mm
Weight 171 grams
Available Colors Matte Cyan, Orange, Black, Glossy White
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Lumia Denim
Display 5.7 inches (~69.1% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1280 pixels (~259 ppi pixel density), IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Gorilla Glass 3
Processor Quad Core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A7, Adreno 305 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset
RAM 1 GB RAM
Internal Storage 8 GB ROM, expandable via microSD card slot, supporting up to 128 GB
Camera Main: 13 MegaPixels, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, 1/3'' sensor size, autofocus, LED flash
Front: 5 MegaPixels
Video Capture Front and Back: Full HD 1080p 30 frames per second
Audio and Video Playback MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, MP4, H.264
Ports microUSB v2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, 3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, HSPA+
GPS Yes, with GLONASS, A-GPS, and Beidou
FM Radio Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Gyroscope
Network 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
SIM Card Type Dual microSIM
Battery Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Uptime Up to 936 hours of Standby, up to Up to 31 hours 20 minutes of Talk Time
Value-Added Features Lumia Denim, Planned Windows 10 Mobile Upgrade
Announcement May 2015
Availability Philippines: May 1, 2015
Price Official: Php 11,990

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