Microsoft plans to release Lumia 640 smartphone
Microsoft will soon release a new budget-oriented smartphone in another attempt to establish its name in the mobile phone and smartphone market. The upcoming smartphone will have a 4.5-inch IPS display with ClearBlack technology that will work at FWVGA resolution (854 x 480 pixels), Gorilla Glass 3 protection and more.
The Lumia 640 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with four Cortex-A7 cores at 1.2 GHz and Adreno 305 graphics. The device will also have 512 MB of RAM (a version with 1 GB of RAM is also likely), 8 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot (up to 128 GB), a rear 5 MP camera, Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi, support for LTE, a micro-USB port, a GPS receiver, a 8.7 MP rear camera, a 0.9 MP front camera, an FM radio and more and finally a 2500 mAh battery. A version of this phone will also offer dual-SIM capability.
The Lumia 640 will likely run Windows Phone 8.1 or maybe even Windows 10. The price and the release date of the smartphone have not been disclosed as of now but the expected price is around USD 275.