Microsoft Lumia 640
Microsoft Lumia 640 on Cricket Wireless in US Microsoft

Microsoft's Lumia 640, which is confirmed to be one among the first smartphones to receive the important Windows 10 Mobile operating system update, is now available to buy as a carrier exclusive in the US from Cricket Wireless.

Cricket has already opened orders on Lumia 640, along with the Lumia 640 XL on its official web portal. Hence, prospective buyers can navigate to Cricket Wireless online to purchase Lumia 640.

Microsoft's Lumia 640 has got a price tag of $130 (£83) on Cricket Wireless. And the smartphone is available to buy in the Cyan outer colour scheme.

Cricket Wireless is also offering three customised tariff plans for buyers.

Buyers of Cricket-driven Lumia 640 are not forced to subscribe to wireless contracts, and can own the handset for $130 (£83) flat.

Key technical specifications of Lumia 640

  • 5in IPS capacitive display; protected by Gorilla Glass 3
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 OS with Lumia Denim software update
  • 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor
  • 8MP rear camera and a 1MP front snapper
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage (up to 128GB)
  • 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 2.0 and microUSB connectivity
  • 2500 mAh Li-Ion battery with claimed talktime of up to 18 hours on 3G.