If you're looking for a good Windows Phone phablet, the US Microsoft Store is currently offering a $100 discount on the Lumia 640XL (via Neowin). The 5.7-inch handset was introduced just a year ago in March 2015 along the smaller Lumia 640, and the $199 phablet is still a good deal if you can't afford the more premium Lumia 950XL which Microsoft is currently selling for $649.
Microsoft is only selling the the Lumia 640 XL in white, and this is a single SIM version which is compatible with all GSM carriers. Below are listed specs for the Lumia 640 XL:
- 5.7" HD720 IPS LCD "Clearblack" display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and sunlight readability enhancements and Glance screen
- 13MP main camera with auto focus and ZEISS optics
- 5MP wide-angle front camera
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB storage/microSD 128GB
- Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim (with free upgrade to Windows 10)
- 3000mAh replaceable battery
The Microsoft Store adds, this offer is available in Microsoft retail and online store in the US (including Puerto Rico) until August 7 while supplies last. Do you think this discount is a an excellent opportunity to get a good Windows Phone phablet? Please tell us what you think in the comments.