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March 2, 2015

Lumia 640: The best bang for your buck

Today, Microsoft launches the Microsoft Lumia 640. This productivity workhorse delivers a smooth Lumia smartphone experience with an affordable price tag.

Lumia 640 takes productivity to the next level by giving you greater flexibility to accomplish more on the go, making it a perfect choice for those who wish to increase their productivity without breaking the bank or for people who wish do more with their smartphones.

Windows magic

The Lumia 640, powered with the Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, offers exciting features such as Live Folders, one-swipe Action Center and world’s fastest texting with Word Flow.

The wide range of apps from the Windows Phone Store help you accomplish more and stay updated with trends. Lumia 640 will also provide you with the latest features through Windows 10 when it becomes available later this year.

Powerhouse of performance

Under the hood, the Lumia 640 is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 1GB of RAM, giving you a fast, smooth uninterrupted web-browsing and gaming experience. And its robust 2500 mAh battery will keep you powered throughout the day.

When it comes to storage, the Lumia 640 comes with 8GB internal memory and that can be further expanded with up to 128GB with a micro SD card. Store your photos, videos, and documents with 15GB free cloud storage on OneDrive, available right out of the box. You can get an additional 15GB when you activate the automatic uploads from the camera roll.

Office on the go

Achieve more on the go by making full use of the trusted Microsoft services such as built-in Outlook for email or Office applications to edit and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents and OneNote notebooks, wherever you are.

When you purchase a Lumia 640, you can also get a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal, which includes the latest full installed versions of Office Suite for the Lumia, as well as for one PC or Mac, and one tablet (Windows, iPad, or Android).

This subscription also includes 1 terabyte of storage on OneDrive and 60 minutes of Skype calling per month to landlines in over 60 countries and mobile phones in eight countries.

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Capture the moment

The 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash lets you capture rich photos with great details, even in low light conditions.Further helping you take great shots is Lumia Camera, which offers a wealth of imaging innovations right out of the box.

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The Lumia 640’s 1-megapixel front-facing camera takes care of your Skype video calls to family and friends and allows for voice and video with the built-in Skype integration feature.

The Lumia 640 comes loaded with the popular Glance screen feature and is equipped with a Corning Gorilla Glass display. Have fun while viewing photos and videos on its 5-inch HD crisp display and enjoy them even in daylight, thanks to the sunlight readability enhancements.

The option of a fast 4G/LTE dual SIM variant is available for the first time with the Lumia 640 dual SIM.

Continuing the Lumia design and color legacy, the Lumia 640 will be available in glossy cyan, orange and white as well as matte black.

The Lumia 640 will begin a global rollout in April. Pricing will vary by market and operator, but is estimated to be around EUR 139 for the 3G model and EUR 159 for the LTE model, before taxes and subsidies.

Please join us in welcoming the Lumia 640 to the Lumia family! Do you like Lumia 640, but want a bigger screen and a better camera? Be sure to check out the Lumia 640 XL, also announced today.


Operating system Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
HERE location services Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+Free HERE Transit available in the Store
Display 5” HD (1280×720, 16:9) IPS LCD, 294 PPI, Glance screen Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Sunlight readability enhancements
Battery 2500 mAh battery
Processor 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
Main camera 8 MP AF, LED Flash, Lumia Camera 5
Front facing camera 1 MP FF
Memory 8GB + 30GB free OneDrive, micro SD up to 128GB
Dimensions 141.3 x 72.2 x 8.85 mm 144 g