04-26-2015 02:42 PM
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  1. ibbyj's Avatar
    I'm hoping that Microsoft carries these unlocked right off the bat.

    Relying on carriers (for anything) proves tiring.

    Anyone know if Microsoft stores will carry them unlocked?

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    tomastro646 likes this.
    03-02-2015 01:56 PM
  2. squire777's Avatar
    In North America, the 640 LTE and 640 XL LTE have support for most North American bands so it will most likely be sold unlocked through the MS stores eventually. The only question is when.
    xandros9 likes this.
    03-02-2015 02:00 PM
  3. xandros9's Avatar
    In North America, the 640 LTE and 640 XL LTE have support for most North American bands so it will most likely be sold unlocked through the MS stores eventually. The only question is when.
    and if not in brick-and-mortar US stores, you should be just fine picking one up online.
    03-02-2015 03:17 PM
  4. someone2639's Avatar
    and if not in brick-and-mortar US stores, you should be just fine picking one up online.
    What if my store is made of iron and wood?😃
    03-02-2015 03:24 PM
  5. xandros9's Avatar
    What if my store is made of iron and wood?
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    03-02-2015 03:34 PM
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    I just hope that's not my store!
    03-02-2015 03:35 PM
  7. deadwrong03's Avatar
    They need to be more specific on things like this all they did was leave is with more questions. When is the release date? Is it coming to tmobile? Will Microsoft sell it unlocked????? Lol
    03-02-2015 06:55 PM
  8. xandros9's Avatar
    They need to be more specific on things like this all they did was leave is with more questions. When is the release date? Is it coming to tmobile? Will Microsoft sell it unlocked????? Lol
    The phones are going on sale later this month I thought I read.
    XL, I don't know.

    Of course it'll be sold unlocked!
    Almost any phone sold has some unlocked flavor. (there are exceptions of course, but this duo isn't it)
    Pranshul Sood likes this.
    03-02-2015 07:01 PM
  9. vw1610's Avatar
    I'm assuming Cricket will offer both. I'll be ready and waiting.
    03-02-2015 07:28 PM
  10. deadwrong03's Avatar
    The phones are going on sale later this month I thought I read.
    XL, I don't know.

    Of course it'll be sold unlocked!
    Almost any phone sold has some unlocked flavor. (there are exceptions of course, but this duo isn't it)

    How quickly do they usually sell the unlocked phones? I'm new to the gsm/unlocked phones just switched in sept from vzw
    03-02-2015 07:54 PM
  11. xandros9's Avatar
    How quickly do they usually sell the unlocked phones? I'm new to the gsm/unlocked phones just switched in sept from vzw
    I think its whenever it launches, the question is more regional availability, and when for specific regions.
    It'll probably be a month or so, my guess.
    deadwrong03 likes this.
    03-02-2015 08:03 PM
  12. Wessam Hussien's Avatar
    I think its whenever it launches, the question is more regional availability, and when for specific regions.
    It'll probably be a month or so, my guess.
    Microsoft on the right path they started pre-order of Lumia 640 days ago and now 640XL on amazon Germany, can't wait till there is camera comparison between it and Lumia 830.

    They need to be more specific on things like this all they did was leave is with more questions. When is the release date? Is it coming to tmobile? Will Microsoft sell it unlocked????? Lol
    In US it will come to ATT, T-Mobile and Metropcs.
    Last edited by Guytronic; 03-11-2015 at 05:17 PM.
    03-11-2015 05:01 PM
  13. squire777's Avatar
    Still no official dates in regards to availability in North America. MS needs to do a better job getting their dates straight instead of leaving people in the dark and then have them lose interest.
    03-12-2015 11:36 AM
  14. deadwrong03's Avatar
    Microsoft on the right path they started pre-order of Lumia 640 days ago and now 640XL on amazon Germany, can't wait till there is camera comparison between it and Lumia 830.



    In US it will come to ATT, T-Mobile and Metropcs.

    Where the source that is coming to T-Mobile?
    03-25-2015 08:39 AM
  15. John Wiskowski's Avatar
    03-25-2015 12:07 PM
  16. Zulfigar's Avatar
    Hello sir, this forum topic is about the Lumia 640 XL. The link you posted is about the Lumia 640, which is the smaller of the two phones.

    Sadly, that sucks because the Lumia 640 XL is the better of the two. Thankfully, unlocked phones do exist, so let's keep a watch out for those when they come out. :)
    03-25-2015 12:13 PM
  17. John Wiskowski's Avatar
    T-mobile is not carrying the XL yet. AT&T will be first in the US. There will be carrier unlocked versions coming soon with support for NA bands.
    03-25-2015 01:04 PM
  18. Borika88's Avatar
    Some informations:
    Microsoft Germany:

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    Erhltlich = available

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    Erhltlich = available
    03-26-2015 07:41 AM
  19. danijel0000's Avatar
    Found this date on Amazon.de, where I've preordered one.
    Lieferbar - Available

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    03-27-2015 08:12 AM
  20. Manchester1894's Avatar
    I have an old HTC Wildfire S on Android. The 640 and XL caught me eye on YouTube. I really want the XL but it has to be sub 200 sim free or on o2. The MS store price is 219. However I notice Expansys have it on pre-order at 185(640 at 149) which I hope bodes well for UK networks when released.
    Out of interest I went on live chat with EE and they said April 15th launch for the 640. I think most networks will have 7th-15th for 640 and 16th-27th for the XL

    Update 01/04:
    Amazon UK has the 640 at 186.92 available for pre-order. Expensive. This alone may rule out the 640 XL for me as almost guarentee's price will be almost 220.
    Last edited by Manchester1894; 04-01-2015 at 03:31 PM.
    03-28-2015 04:42 AM
  21. Chacko Mathai's Avatar
    If I get a 640 xl unlocked and I pair it to T-mobile, will I get wifi calling?
    04-05-2015 06:57 PM
  22. drtek's Avatar
    If I get a 640 xl unlocked and I pair it to T-mobile, will I get wifi calling?
    Not unless its available in the firmware to begin with.
    04-05-2015 07:50 PM
  23. pankaj981's Avatar
    If I get a 640 xl unlocked and I pair it to T-mobile, will I get wifi calling?
    No you won't. Wi-Fi calling is only supported on T-Mobile ROMs. If T-Mobile decides to launch the 640 XL and the ROM is cross flashable to the unlocked XL then yes it might work. Wait why the trouble if T-Mobile is already releasing the phone?
    04-05-2015 07:50 PM
  24. Corepc's Avatar
    No you won't. Wi-Fi calling is only supported on T-Mobile ROMs. If T-Mobile decides to launch the 640 XL and the ROM is cross flashable to the unlocked XL then yes it might work

    Wait why the trouble if T-Mobile is already releasing the phone?
    No word on a 640xl headed to t-mobile. Rogers in Canada has well.

    640 branded to t-mobile and metropcs yes.
    pankaj981 likes this.
    04-05-2015 08:18 PM
  25. Kirstein Gourlay's Avatar
    I pre-ordered as well. There is no date on the site now. Microsoft store said it was available from 16th April, but Amazon still have no date. So just dunno. I wonder if you have heard anything more about your pre-order or a date?
    04-17-2015 10:23 AM
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