Microsoft recently launched Lumia 640XL in India which will be selling at offline stores for 15,700 INR. The large display phablet running latest Windows 8.1 OS (Windows 10 ready) is unlike other Android phablets selling in the price range, but that is never a bad thing. If you are open to buy this Windows Phone device, here are some questions and their answers which might help you makeup your mind.

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Lumia 640XL Quick Specifications

  • Display Size: 5.7-inch Inch HD IPS LCD, 720 x 1280 resolution, 259 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 400 (Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7) processor with Adreno 305 GPU
  • RAM: 1 Gb
  • Software Version: Windows Phone 8.1, upgradeable to Windows 10
  • Camera: 13 MP rear camera, 1080p video recording
  • Secondary Camera: 5 MP front-facing camera,
  • Internal Storage: 8 GB
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 128GB
  • Battery: 3000 mAh battery Lithium Ion, Removable
  • Connectivity: HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, aGPS, GLONASS, NFC
  • Others: OTG Support – No, Dual SIM – Yes

Question – Does Lumia 640XL have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

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

Question – How is the Display of Lumia 640XL

Answer – Since Microsoft is using 720p HD resolution on a full fledged phablet, it is not a ppi busting display, but it is a good quality display. Colors, brightness and viewing angles are very good. The lack of Full HD sharpness was discernible to our eyes, but the display looked pretty good to our eyes. ClearBlack Tech also helps by eliminating glare.

Question – How is the Build Quality?

Answer – Lumia 640XL has design similarities with other Lumia devices, but is noticeably slimmer. The matte finish back is removable and feels good in hand. It’s a full polycarbonate phone like most other Mid range Lumia devices, but looks and feels very solid and durable.

Question Is there any heating issue in Lumia 640XL?

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

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

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Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – No, USB OTG is not supported.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

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Answer – The 13 MP camera is a very good performer. 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. The camera experience is the major highlight of Lumia 640XL. The front selfie camera is also pretty good.

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

Question – How is the performance of Lumia 640XL?

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

Lumia 640XL Benchmarks, Features, Gaming Review and Overview [Video]

Question – How many sensors does Lumia 640XL 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 640XL?

Answer – The Lumia 640XL loudspeaker is quite loud. watching media content won’t be a problem at all. The sound doesn’t get muffled much even when the phone is resting on its back.

Lumia 640 XL Video Play Test, Loudspeaker Output and Browsing Performance Overview [Video]

Question – Can Lumia 640XL 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 640XL be connected to Bluetooth headsets?

Answer – Yes, you can connect it to Bluetooth headset

Question – How is the battery Backup?

Answer – In our initial couple of days of moderate to heavy usage, Lumia 640XL has impressed us with its battery. We can easily make it past one day mark with moderate to heavy usage.

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

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

Lumia 640 XL India Review, New Features, Camera, Gaming, Benchmarks and Overview

Conclusion

Microsoft Lumia 640XL may not flaunt the latest or greatest specs, but it is fully capable of rendering great Windows Phone experience. You can ask us more questions regarding Lumia 640XL in the comment section below. We will update this post with more information in future.

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48 COMMENTS

  1. Sir What Will Be Price of 4gb ram Variant Of Zenfone 2 I Think it to be more than 18000 .. what do you think..?

    • specs don’t matter that much, but yes Lenovo seems to have an edge on paper. we will know more only after our review

  2. Sir Apple Ipad’s are Cheaper Than Iphone’s Even They Are Bigger Than Them So Why Iphone’s Price Is So Costly..?

  3. Sir I Am Planning To Buy Xiaomi Mipad So Its Wifi Only And I do not Have Wifi At My Home .. But I Have Micromax Usb 3G Dongle So Does It Will Work On Xiaomi Mipad To Run Internet..?

  4. Hi Sir, May i know does the Does the Video Recording Sound is Stereo or Mono ?? or better can i go for Lumia 730 ? for display quality ?? Please do let me know

  5. Hi Deepak,

    I am confused between LUMIA 730 & LUMIA 640 XL which is better?

    give me major differences to help me choose one of these?

  6. how do i watch youtube HD videos ..i dont see an option to make it as HD as i see in andriod phones

    • Google apps don’t work as they do on android on windows phone. you get only two options, High quality and not high quality

  7. Hi i am unable to play HD video in my lumia 640 xl via mx.vlc player….
    is thre any other way or video player to watch HD movies??
    app does not detect all videos available in sd card

  8. Why I can’t download big sized game like ASPHALT:8 …. why they ask for wifi in 3G connection
    Please help me yar

  9. i have this phone…it is great…BUT there is ONE huge issue ! GPS is FAULTY on many many many models around the world, not only for 640 Xl but also 640, 535, 630 and 830 etc…

    SEEMS all LUMIA have issues with GPS, no one knows if it is hardware or software….very dissapointed

    tried hard reset and no luck

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