Microsoft recently launched Lumia 640 in India which will be selling exclusively on flipkart for 11,900 INR. The handset is smaller sibling of Lumia 640XL, but there are several difference between the two. If you are open to buying this Windows Phone device, here are some questions and their answers which might help you makeup your mind.

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Lumia 640 Quick Specs

  • Display Size: 5 Inch HD IPS LCD, 1280 X 7200 resolution,  Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 Processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Software Version: Windows 8.1 OS
  • Camera: 8 MP rear camera, 720 P Video recording
  • Secondary Camera: 1 MP
  • Internal Storage:  8 GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD support up to 128 GB
  • Battery: 2500 mAh
  • Connectivity:  3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS, GLONASS

Question Does Lumia 640 have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer – Yes, Lumia 640 comes with Gorilla Glass 3 protection

QuestionHow is the Display of Lumia 640

Answer – The Lumia 640 sports a good quality IPS LCD display with sharp 720 p HD resolution and Nokia ClearBlack technology to eliminate reflections. The touch is responsive and smooth and doesn’t attract too much finger grease. Better sharpness when compared to Lumia 640XL is noticeable when both devices are kept side by side.

Question – How is the Build Quality?

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Answer – Lumia 640 sports familiar Lumia candy bar design, but it is different from 640XL. The back cover is glossy and is curved around the edges. It looks good, but can accumulate scratches overtime if you are careless. speaker grill is present on the rear side and now lies closer to the bottom. The handset looks attractive and sturdy.

Question – Is there any heating issue in Lumia 640?

Answer – So far, we haven’t experience any inconsistent heating issue.

Question – What comes inside the Box?

Answer – 750mA wall charger with attached cable, average quality headphones and documentation

Question – What size SIM card is supported? How is the call quality?

Answer – Both SIM cards slots accept Micro SIM. Call quality is very good too.

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – No LED notification light is not present, but Glance screen makes up for the loss.

Question – How much is Free Storage? Can Apps be Transferred to SD card?

Answer – Out of 8 GB, 7.3 GB is available at use end. You can use up to 128 GB MicroSD card support which can

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – No, USB OTG is not supported.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

Answer – The 8MP camera is good performer based on our initial testing, but not as good as what we saw on Lumia 640XL. The handset has several apps like Lumia cinemagraph, Lumia Selfie, Lumia Story teller, Lumia Camera and more which work efficiently and make smartphone photography a lot more fun. Lumia selfie app also allows you to add several filters and effects to your selfies.

Lumia 640 Camera Review, Features, Photo Samples and Overview [Video]

Question – How is the performance of Lumia 640?

Answer – In our time with the device, Lumia 640 was very snappy. Switching between apps, playing games and all other day to day operations were very snappy and butter smooth.

Question – How many sensors does Lumia 640 have?

Answer – Accelerometer, proximity, compass, orientation, sensor core

Question – How is GPS Locking?

Answer – GPS locking is good both indoors and outdoors.

Question – How loud is Loudspeaker on Lumia 640?

Answer – The Lumia 640 loudspeaker is quite loud. watching media content won’t be a problem at all. When the phone is resting on its back, sounds gets muffled a bit

Question – Can Lumia 640 play Full HD 1080p Videos?

Answer – Yes, the handset can play Full HD 1080p and HD 720p videos of several formats smoothly without any issues.

Question – Can Lumia 640 be connected to Bluetooth headsets?

Answer – Yes, you can connect it to Bluetooth headset

Question – How is the battery Backup?

Answer – Battery backup is good. we can comfortably go beyond one day mark even with moderate to heavy usage.

Question – Does Lumia 640 supports 4G LTE in India?

Answer – No, it does not supports 4G LTE in India.

Lumia 640 India Unboxing, Review, Camera, Features, Price, Gaming and Worth or Not [Video]

Conclusion

Clearly size is not the only difference between Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL. Lumia 640 dials down on some features, but is still fully capable of rendering very good Windows phone experience. You can ask us more questions regarding Lumia 640 in the comment section below. We will update this post with more information in future.

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