News Articles

Monday, March 2, 2015

Microsoft announces new Windows Phone smartphones at Mobile World Congress

Microsoft has used Mobile World Congress 2015 to reveal a number of new smartphones powered by its Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, including two of its own phones. Windows Phone 8.1 is upgradeable to the forthcoming Windows 10 operating system.

These two ‘affordable’ Lumia phones are the Microsoft Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640XL. Both run on the 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor; the Lumia 640 has an 8-megapixel camera, a 5-inch screen and an anticipated SIM-free price of €159 + VAT (around £140 incl. VAT) for the 4G LTE model, while the Lumia 640 XL has a 5.7-inch screen and a 13-megapixel camera with a €219 price (around £192 incl. VAT). There are also lower-priced 3G/dual SIM versions. A one-year personal subscription to Office365 is included in the price, along with 1TB of OneDrive storage.

In addition, Microsoft CEO Stephen Elop says the company is planning new flagship devices later this year.

[Microsoft blog]

Print
Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Rate this article:
No rating

Leave a comment

Name:
Email:
Comment:
CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above in the box below.
Add comment

Name:
Email:
Subject:
Message:
x

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«February 2017»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272812345
6789101112

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement