Microsoft brings the Lumia 540 and Lumia 640XL to Uganda.

Microsoft has delivered on the promise of optimized productivity for smartphone users with the introduction of a new range of Lumia phones comprising Lumia 540, Lumia 640XL and the most affordable Lumia device to date, the Lumia 430 Dual SIM in Uganda.

The Lumia 640XL 3G dual SIM will offer users more personal computing and increased productivity through seamlessly integrated Microsoft Office experiences which comes with one year free subscription, OneDrive storage and will retail at UGX 850,000.

Also unveiled today was the Lumia 540 Dual SIM for only UGX 575,000– a smart choice for value-conscious smartphone buyers. The quality-crafted Lumia 540 Dual SIM features a crisp, clear, 5-inch HD display; 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash; and 5-megapixel front-facing camera that’s great for taking wide-angle selfies.

Speaking at the launch, Kingori Gitahi, Product Manager, Microsoft East Africa said, “People are looking for a device which brings them more flexibility to switch easily between work and play, without breaking the bank. The Lumia 430, Lumia 540 and Lumia 640 XL offer exactly this.”

The Lumia 540 Dual SIM is a natural choice for people ready to experience their first serious smartphone providing the essentials you need to achieve more every day. On the other hand, with the Lumia 640XL, you can smoothly and quickly access important documents or run all of your favorite websites, apps and games, thanks to the on-board 1GB of memory and powerful quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

At the same event, Microsoft also unveiled Lumia 430 Dual SIM which becomes the most affordably priced Lumia and will retail at UGX 230,000. Built with Windows Phone 8.1 software and with a dual-core CPU running at 1.2GHz, you can now use Microsoft Office and Outlook for work and personal productivity. You 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 bringing essential smartphone experiences to budget-conscious buyers.


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