Microsoft presents first Lumia smartphones to get Windows 10

Monday 2 March 2015 | 09:25 CET | News
Microsoft continues to target the entry-lebel and mid-range smartphone market, with two new Lumia smartphones presented at Mobile World Congress. The Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL run Windows 8.1 and will be among the first to get the upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft's new operating system that was demonstrated for the first time in a mobile version at MWC. Microsoft confirmed that Windows 10 will launch later this year. The Lumia 640 comes with a 5-inch screen, 2,500 mAh battery and 8 megapixel camera, while the XL version offers a bigger 5.7-inch display, 3,000 mAh battery and 13 megapixel

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