Updated: Cricket Lumia 640 launching on May 15 for $129.99
Update: Cricket Wireless has revealed the price at which it will sell Microsoft Lumia 640 starting May 15. The phone will be available for $129.99 and will be LTE enabled. The carrier also revealed that customers who purchase the handset between May 15 and June 30 will get additional features for free. They will get a one year subscription to Office 365 Personal, 60 minutes per month free of Skype calling also for a year and up to 30GB of OneDrive storage.
AT&T owned Cricket Wireless has announced on its Twitter account that it will start offering the Lumia 640 this Friday, May 15, 2015.
The cost of the Cricket Lumia 640 hasn’t been revealed or any other detail regarding which version, 3G or LTE, might be launched or in which color.
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The Lumia 640 features a 5-inch (1280×720) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage and a support for microSD cards up to 128GB of additional memory. It has an 8-megapixel main camera with 1080p video capture, 1-megapixel front-facing camera, a Wi-Fi Calling and a removable 2500mAh battery. Also, the phone is coming with a Windows Phone 8.1 OS that will be upgraded to Windows 10.
Cricket Lumia 640 will be compatible with prepaid service plans that start at $40 per month or for $5 less if customers opt for paying their bills automatically. The $40 plan ($35 with Auto Pay) includes unlimited talk, text messaging and data with first 2.5 GB at high speeds; the $50 plan ($45 with Auto Pay) has 5 GB and the $60 plan offers first 10 GB of data at high speeds. Also the last two plans include unlimited international texting to 35 countries and unlimited calling and messaging to Mexico and Canada (excludes Northwest Territories of Canada) that are recently added.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS have also announced the Lumia 640 earlier. Their version might arrive in ‘mid to late May’ and might cost $99, according to an earlier leak provided by an unnamed MetroPCS employee.
Source: Windows Central