Microsoft Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL Now Available For Pre-Order In The UK, Plus Pre-Order Lumia 435 In Ireland For €80

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The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest March 20, 2013. Reuters/Bogdan Cristel

Microsoft recently launched the Lumia 640 and the bigger sibling Lumia 640 XL at the MWC 2015 event in Barcelona. Within a couple of weeks from the official launch, these handsets are now available for pre-order in the UK. On the other hand, the entry-level Lumia 435 can now be pre-ordered in Ireland.

Lumia 640 And Lumia 640 XL

As per Microsoft UK Website, the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL can now be purchased at a price of 170 GBP and 219 GBP, respectively. And the Lumia 640 release date is noted to be April 28. Also it is worth reminding that the Lumia 640 XL is already available for pre-order in Germany, says GSM Arena.

As far as the key Lumia 640 specifications go, the smartphone features a 5.0-inch HD LCD display. Under the hood, the handset is powered by a quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400) processor clocked at 1.2 GHz. Plus, the Lumia 640 comes backed by 1 GB of RAM configuration.

When it comes to memory configuration, the device comes equipped with 8 GB of internal storage with microSD card slot for further expansion. Furthermore, there is an 8 MP rear-facing camera unit with LED flash and a 1 MP front-facing shooter. Lastly, the whole configuration is held together a good 2,500 mAh battery unit.

Meanwhile, the Lumia 640 XL specifications include a gigantic 5.7-inch HD LCD display, along with ClearBlack technology. On the hardware end, the handset comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC. Plus, a killer 13 MP rear-facing camera unit with Carl Zeiss lens and a gracious 5 MP shooter at the front complete the camera section. Speaking of memory configuration, the Lumia 640 XL features 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of inbuilt storage with microSD card slot. The battery unit has also been improved to 3,000 mAh, when compared to the smaller sibling. On the software end, both the variants reportedly run on Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Lumia Denim update.

Lumia 435

When it comes to the Lumia 435, the device is reportedly being offered by Tesco Mobile at a price of 79.99 euro in Ireland, notes Tech Buzz Ireland. Key Lumia 435 specifications include a pocket-friendly 4.0-inch LCD display complemented by 480 x 800 pixels resolution. And this is a Windows Phone 8.1 powered device that comes with the latest Lumia Denim update on board. Other important features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage, 2 MP primary camera, VGA secondary shooter and a 1,560 mAh battery unit, says GSM Arena.

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