Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640XL 4G devices unveiled in Kenya

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Under the hashtag #AchieveMore, Microsoft has launched a new range of Lumia phones compromising Microsoft Lumia 640, Microsoft Lumia 640XL and the most affordable device, the Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIM. The manufacturing company seeks to inspire users to increase their productivity by doing more with their Lumia phones, whether at work or at home.

The Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640XL become the latest LTE / 4G smart devices to join the Lumia portfolio in Kenya and will retail at Kshs 19,999 and Kshs 25,750 respectively.

Lumia 640 and 640XL offers more personal computing and increased productivity through seamlessly integrated Microsoft Office experiences which comes with one year free subscription, OneDrive storage and fast 4G connectivity. Both devices will upgrade to and benefit from Windows 10 as it becomes available later this year.

The Lumia 640 and 640 can smoothly and quickly access important documents or run all of your favourite websites, apps and games, thanks to the on-board 1GB of memory and powerful quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. You can also view photos and watch videos on a crisp 5.7” HD display on both devices as you capture detail rich photos even in low light, thanks to the 13 MP camera on the Lumia 640 XL with LED flash and an 8 MP camera on the Lumia 640, also with an LED flash.

What’s more, you can stay updated on the most important information with Glance Screen, available on the Lumia 640 XL and enjoy Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, complete with one-swipe Action Center, Word Flow and Live Folders on both devices.

Most affordable Lumia device

The Lumia 430 Dual SIM is built with Windows Phone 8.1 software with a dual-core CPU running at 1.2GHz. This is by far the most affordably priced Lumia and will retail at only Kshs 8,850.

The device comes preloaded with Microsoft Office, Skype and OneDrive and is designed to help you #AchieveMore at work, at play and on the go. It also features a compact, durable and colourful design with a vivid 4-inch WVGA display that brings all the latest apps, games and videos to life.

Users can also access up to 30 GB of free cloud storage on OneDrive for safekeeping important content, experience the fun of video calls with Skype-integrated calling and a front-facing camera.

And as Microsoft unveiled this new range of devices, the #AchieveMore campaign, a national consumer promotion was also launched to reward customers with five Chevrolet Cruze cars and 40 Lumia 640 XL devices to be won over the promotion period.

How to participate in the #AchieveMore campaign

 To participate in the consumer campaign, all you need to do is purchase any Lumia phone with a valid 12 months warranty in Kenya activate it and send a text message containing IMEI number to 22860 during the program period. Winners will be contacted via +254 2301641 and announced on the Lumia East Africa Facebook and Twitter pages

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Winfred Kuria
Winfred Kuria is a self-constituted web content writer in charge of Tech News and Events Publicity at Kachwanya.com. She will communicate in the simplest way possible with an aim of changing the world one mind at a time.
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