Microsoft announced the launch of the Lumia 640 XL smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL phone with 5.7 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The Lumia 640 XL was launched with Microsoft Windows 8.1 pre-installed. This phone uses a high resolution 720 x 1280 px, 5.7 inch IPS display. This screen can produce vibrant and accurate colors, providing an enjoyable viewing experience for multimedia content, gaming, and general usage. This phone has only one rear-camera (13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The selfie camera of Lumia 640 XL allows you to capture self-portraits or group photos without needing someone else to take the picture for you.
Microsoft Lumia 640 XL specifications
|Name||Lumia 640 XL|
|Dimensions||6.22 x 3.21 x 0.35 inch|
|Colors||black, glossy white, matte cyan, matte white, orange|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The weight of the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL is 6.03 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Microsoft smartphone are average (6.22 x 3.21 x 0.35 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older, larger SIM card size. You can use a SIM card adapter to convert a Micro or Nano SIM card into the required size.
|OS version||Microsoft Windows 8.1|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7|
The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. The Lumia 640 XL has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 CPU. A quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL comes with Adreno 305 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. Adreno GPUs are widely used in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. These GPUs are known for their strong performance, power efficiency, and advanced graphics capabilities.
|Screen size||5.7 inch|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 px|
This smartphone comes with an IPS display. IPS is known for its ability to provide wide viewing angles and accurate color reproduction. IPS panels have become more energy-efficient over time, allowing for longer battery life in portable devices. The 5.7 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||8 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. Having more RAM alone does not necessarily guarantee better performance, and other factors such as the processor and storage speed can also impact overall performance. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The Lumia 640 XL has only 8 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Lumia 640 XL (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The Lumia 640 XL does not have optical image stabilization (OIS). OIS technology is more commonly found in higher-end smartphones and is designed to reduce camera shake and blur, resulting in sharper and clearer images and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL supports 2G and 3G networks only. Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are generally considered to be relatively slow. The Microsoft Lumia 640 XL can connect to Wi-Fi networks at home, at work, or in public places such as coffee shops or airports. It operates within specific frequency bands, typically 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz, allowing devices to communicate wirelessly within a certain range.
With Bluetooth connectivity, you can connect your Lumia 640 XL smartphone to a wide range of Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as headphones, speakers, smartwatches, fitness trackers, and more. The Lumia 640 XL has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS to accurately measure and record outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking, or tracking routes. The Lumia 640 XL is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC stands for Near Field Communication, and it is a wireless communication technology that allows two devices to exchange information when they are brought close together.
The Lumia 640 XL phone has built-in FM radio receiver. FM radio allows users to tune in to local radio stations and listen to live broadcasts, news, music, and other content. The Lumia 640 XL has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The Lumia 640 XL smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Ion 3000 mAh|
The Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Lumia 640 XL is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, light, proximity, sensor core|
|Specials||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes: X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of Lumia 640 XL, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features. The Lumia 640 XL phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles.
The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. Gorilla Glass has a high level of scratch resistance, reducing the likelihood of everyday scratches and abrasions.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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