Microsoft yesterday launched three new Lumia devices in the Kenyan market, the Lumia 640, Lumia 640XL and the Lumia 430.
The Lumia 640 is a 4G device and comes with Windows Phone 8.1. It has a 5 inch HD screen, 8 megapixel back camera, 1 megapixel front camera, 1.2GHz Quad Core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (expandable to 128Gb via MicroSD) and a 2500 mAh removable battery. It weighs 145 grams. The 640 is retailing at Ksh. 19,999.
The Lumia 640XL is also a 4G device and runs on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. The 640XL has a 5.7 inch HD screen, 13 megapixel back camera, 5 megapixel front camera, 1.2GHz Quad Core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory (expandable to 128Gb via MicroSD) and a 3000 mAh removable battery. It weighs 171 grams. The 640XL is retailing at Ksh. 25,750.
Both the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640XL will be upgradable to Windows 10 when it becomes available later this year.
The Lumia 430 is the most affordable Lumia device that is available in the Kenyan market at the moment and is retailing at Ksh. 8,850. It runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and comes with a 1.2GHz dual core processor, 4-inch WVGA screen, 2 megapixels back camera, 0.3 megapixels front camera, 1500 mAh removable battery. It weighs 127.9 grams.
The three devices will come pre-loaded with Microsoft apps like Microsoft Office, Skype and One Drive.
The launch of the three new Lumia devices also coincided with the launch of the #AchieveMore campaign where customers who buy new phones stand to win five Chevrolet Cruze cars and 40 Lumia 640 XL phones.