Microsoft has announced the availability of the Lumia 640 XL in Nigeria. The latest device to join the Lumia portfolio, the Lumia 640 XL offers more personal computing and increased productivity through seamlessly integrated Microsoft Office experiences, OneDrive storage and fast 4G connectivity. The Lumia 640 XL will upgrade to and benefit from Windows 10 as it becomes available later this year.

The new Lumia offers smooth and quickly access to your favourite websites, documents, apps and games, thanks to the on-board 1GB of memory and powerful quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The device sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash as well as a 5MP front facing camera which capture amazingly detailed images and videos.  Also impressive is its 5.7’ HD display designed to enhance your viewing experience.

Talk time is also quite remarkable thanks to the long lasting 3000mAh Battery, offering almost 24 hours talk time. Adopters of the new Lumia 640XL will enjoy the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, complete with one-swipe Action Centre, Word Flow and Live Folders as well as the ability to Keep up-to-date with the best features through regular updates to Windows, including all the benefits of Windows 10 service as it becomes available later this year.

According to the Head of Marketing, Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services, West Africa, Olumide Balogun; “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, Office and OneDrive – that Lumia users have come to expect straight out of the box, fast 4G connectivity, 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,” he added.

Tech specs summary:

Lumia 640 XL / Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM
Operating system
Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
HERE location
Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+
Free HERE Transit available in the Store
5.7” HD (1280×720, 16:9) IPS LCD, 294 PPI, Glance
screen Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sunlight readability enhancements
3000 mAh battery,
1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
Main camera
13 MP AF, LED Flash, Lumia Camera
Front facing
8GB + free OneDrive[1],
micro SD up to 128GB
157.9 x 81.5 x 9mm

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