Vodafone stocks budget HTC One flagship and Microsoft Lumia 640 duo

Goes after light users with Internet savvy smartphones

Vodafone is adding three 4G smartphones to its introductory plans in an effort to drive Internet traffic on its network.

The HTC One M8s and Microsoft’s Lumia 640XL go on sale today, while the Lumia 640 will be stocked later this month.

The One M8s is identical to HTC’s former flagship on the outside; it’s the Internal hardware that separates the two smartphones.

Changes include a Snapdragon 615 processor, which combines a 1GHz quad-core CPU with another 1.7GHz quad-core CPU, a larger 2840 milliamp-hour battery and a higher resolution 13 megapixel rear camera.

Microsoft Lumia 640 review: Honouring Nokia's legacy

Vodafone is selling the One M8s at $10 per month on a $30 plan over 24 months. It offers an allowance of $300 of credit and 300MB of data every month.

Joining the One M8s are the first two smartphones to don Microsoft’s branding, the Lumia 640 and 640XL.

These smartphones run on Windows Phone 8.1 and will be upgraded to Windows 10 for phones when it is released later this year.

Read more: Microsoft Lumia 640 review: Honouring Nokia's legacy

The 5.7-inch Lumia 640XL is available now at $5 per month on a $30 plan over 2 years, while the Lumia 640 goes on sale 22 May at $199 on prepaid.

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