11-20-2015 11:01 PM
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  1. Rooks308's Avatar
    Microsoft Microsoft Lumia 640 4G with 8GB Memory NoContract Cell Phone Black NOKIA LUMIA 640 - Best Buy

    Pretty good deal! Hope it helps some folks!

    Even if you don't have At&t and just want to check out the platform it is essentially the cost of a video game at this point, great phone aside.
    libra89 and RumoredNow like this.
    10-22-2015 06:57 AM
  2. neodk's Avatar
    I wish people could install the T-Mo firmware on the AT&T Lumia 640. That would make this an easy yes.

    I wonder if the 640 XL will see a similar drop in price over the next 1-2 months. I kind of want to go back to it but don't want to drop $300 for an unlocked variant new from MS.
    libra89 likes this.
    10-22-2015 08:24 AM
  3. Rooks308's Avatar
    I just wish Microsoft would put out an affordable Lumia phone that DIDN'T have a Snapdragon 400 or worse. It runs the basic OS fine and some apps ok, but just OK. Still, this phone is a LOT of bargin for the price. I have the T-mobile version (white) but I did have to pay a bit more for it ($99 I think)
    10-22-2015 12:34 PM
  4. neodk's Avatar
    Yes, I paid for the T-Mo version of it because I liked the white better and I wanted the T-Mo firmware for Wi-Fi calling. I can honestly say that my calls are clearer on T-Mo than on AT&T, and that when I do have Wi-Fi calling active it's like people are sitting right next to me. Very nice.

    I also appreciate the fact that T-Mo didn't load a ton of junk software like AT&T does with their Windows Phones.
    libra89 likes this.
    10-22-2015 12:47 PM
  5. jeffchapik's Avatar
    I picked up one of these for my daughter. It's a nice little phone. It was cheaper than replacing the cracked screen on her 920 (for the 3rd time!)
    10-22-2015 01:35 PM
  6. EugB's Avatar
    Does it still come with a free year of Office 365? If so, Ima pick one up.
    10-22-2015 08:02 PM
  7. LumiaGuy's Avatar
    Tempted to head to my local Walmart to get one and have them match BB's price. The WM protection plan is cheaper and covers the phone longer than the plan BB sells.
    10-23-2015 03:06 PM
  8. neodk's Avatar
    Does it still come with a free year of Office 365? If so, Ima pick one up.
    That ended in August if I am not mistaken.

    That's a good idea going to Walmart for the price match - maybe they will be willing to do it because they want to be stock out.
    10-23-2015 04:28 PM
  9. LuxuryTouringZone's Avatar
    I wish I could buy the 640 XL for $60 CAD.
    10-23-2015 06:58 PM
  10. wasabiman123's Avatar
    coming from a 635, picked one up, I like it but it feels less solid than the 635 :/
    10-24-2015 01:11 AM
  11. Omar9399's Avatar
    coming from a 635, picked one up, I like it but it feels less solid than the 635 :/
    Agree
    10-24-2015 01:12 AM
  12. LumiaGuy's Avatar
    WM Online dropped their price from $79.99 to $59.99 sometime this afternoon/evening. Makes me wonder if this wasn't a price reduction already announced by Microsoft to Retailers?
    10-24-2015 01:29 AM
  13. Saijin_Naib's Avatar
    Shoot, I wish I could even load the CricKet firmware on the stupid ATT devices :|

    Microsoft really, really, really needs to allow the end-user to set up Visual Voicemail and Internet Sharing manually in the phones to prevent this obnoxious carrier lock nonsense.
    10-24-2015 04:26 AM
  14. Tyrion L's Avatar
    Shoot, I wish I could even load the CricKet firmware on the stupid ATT devices :|

    Microsoft really, really, really needs to allow the end-user to set up Visual Voicemail and Internet Sharing manually in the phones to prevent this obnoxious carrier lock nonsense.
    You just need to get a cricket sim card, and you are good to go.

    The AT&T phones will work locked on Cricket, as Cricket is owned by AT&T and uses the AT&T network. Or, if you like, you can request that AT&T unlock your phone by filling out this form on the AT&T website:

    Consumer Device Unlock Portal

    I have purchased one of these phones and am in the process of doing both. The key to getting it unlocked right away (within 72 hours) is to choose the "non-AT&T mobility customer" option, assuming that you are not a current AT&T mobile customer of course.

    Edit: In fact, I just got my unlock code issued from AT&T right now.
    Last edited by Tyrion L; 10-24-2015 at 07:35 AM.
    10-24-2015 07:16 AM
  15. libra89's Avatar
    Agree
    Why do you say that? What makes it feel less solid?
    10-24-2015 11:13 AM
  16. IamEdge10's Avatar
    Microsoft store has it at the same price:
    Buy AT&T - Microsoft Lumia 640 (Black) - No Contract - Microsoft Store

    I wonder if this is a clearance?
    10-24-2015 07:53 PM
  17. Saijin_Naib's Avatar
    You just need to get a cricket sim card, and you are good to go.

    The AT&T phones will work locked on Cricket, as Cricket is owned by AT&T and uses the AT&T network. Or, if you like, you can request that AT&T unlock your phone by filling out this form on the AT&T website:

    Consumer Device Unlock Portal

    I have purchased one of these phones and am in the process of doing both. The key to getting it unlocked right away (within 72 hours) is to choose the "non-AT&T mobility customer" option, assuming that you are not a current AT&T mobile customer of course.

    Edit: In fact, I just got my unlock code issued from AT&T right now.
    I know, and that's great, but that does not address what I said:
    No Visual Voicemail
    No Internet Connection Sharing

    These are locked in the firmware and have values that need/must be changed per service provider.
    10-25-2015 11:32 PM
  18. neodk's Avatar
    Microsoft store has it at the same price:
    Buy AT&T - Microsoft Lumia 640 (Black) - No Contract - Microsoft Store

    I wonder if this is a clearance?
    It probably is clearance. The Lumia 640 GoPhone will probably be $29 on Black Friday. I'm waiting to see if the XL comes back as $150 Black Friday.
    10-26-2015 09:27 AM
  19. Tyrion L's Avatar
    I know, and that's great, but that does not address what I said:
    No Visual Voicemail
    No Internet Connection Sharing

    These are locked in the firmware and have values that need/must be changed per service provider.
    Mine appears to have internet connection sharing. I have not tried to use it, but the settings are right there in the Network and wireless settings section.
    10-26-2015 09:45 AM
  20. aybarrap1's Avatar
    Decided to finally get one at the $60 price. I thought about waiting for the xl to drop but decided it wasn't that big of a deal since the camera is not a big thing for me. Loving it for the price.
    libra89 likes this.
    10-26-2015 02:18 PM
  21. barondebxl's Avatar
    On my way to buy one now!
    10-27-2015 10:50 AM
  22. LumiaGuy's Avatar
    I'm going to hold out another month in hope that there will be a good Black Friday or Cyber Monday deal...
    10-27-2015 02:19 PM
  23. kleinbk's Avatar
    Any reason to believe this would not work on Straight Talk immediately even thought its a GoPhone?
    10-27-2015 09:34 PM
  24. libra89's Avatar
    Any reason to believe this would not work on Straight Talk immediately even thought its a GoPhone?
    It should work if you use the AT&T Straight Talk but DON'T put the GoPhone sim into the phone.
    kleinbk likes this.
    10-27-2015 09:54 PM
  25. NickInLA's Avatar
    Any reason to believe this would not work on Straight Talk immediately even thought its a GoPhone?
    Worked on Cricket for me so I think Straight Talk uses AT&T Towers so should be OK.
    libra89 and kleinbk like this.
    10-27-2015 10:07 PM
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