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NEW! Microsoft Lumia 640 XL - 8GB - Black - Unlocked 

  • Windows Phone 8.1 OS
  • 3G Network WCDMA 1,2,5,8 = 2100 / 1900 / 850 / 1900
  • 13 MP main camera and 5 MP front-facing camera
  • 3000 mAh battery, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

Same phone sells for $90 on Amazon  https://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Unlocked-Quad-Core-WIndows-Smartphone/dp/B016CDCSG2

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FWIW if you don't want to deal with an invisible seller (Glyde is an escrow type intermediary) you can get the same handset from Newegg for $74.99. That would not be worth the $7 for me, but others might be twitchy. I have bought phones via Glyde, the shipping is slow because Glyde has to send the actual seller a prepaid shipping container. I prefer Swappa or eBay unless the price is right.

$35 next year?

There aree 3 versions of this phone. So, one needs to be very careful with purchase.
1 - The international version with all LTE bands (us & international)
2 -  single sim with LTE but supports only USA LTE bands.
3 - Single sim with no LTE support at all. 

I suspect this particular one is #3. If true, then IMO it's not even worth the $68 it's going for. Honestly, the lack of apps has pretty much killed this platform. I used the regular 640 for a few months and still have it...just don't use it.  


po90260 said:   $35 next year?
MAybe, if you can FIND them.  They made millions of 640, but not nearly so many of the XL model which is the big screen.

I was interested in getting one until the platform developer (Microsoft) abandoned the platform.  They SAY they are still supporting it, but the vultures are already circling...

I really liked the simpler OS, there were never enough apps and that isn't going to get BETTER. 

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