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Microsoft’s Cityman and Talkman flagship Lumia phones might be announced in September at IFA 2015

24 Jul

A few days past, we told you concerning 2 alleged Microsoft flagship phones that might be declared in October: the Lumia 950 (codenamed Talkman), and the Lumia 950 XL (codenamed Cityman).

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Now, Windows Central has additional details about the 2 handsets, beginning with the very fact that they will truly be declared in September at IFA 2015 (4 -9 September), with sales expected to start in October or Nov.

According to Windows Central, which reports that the subsequent details are “confirmed with different sources”, the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL will not me made out of metal (as previously rumored reported), instead having made of polycarbonate bodies. each are pretty skinny, tho’ (around 7-8 mm), and “sexy as hell” – a minimum of in keeping with persons who “have seen and examined” them. Moreover, the 2 new Lumia devices should have iris scanners (it’s not the primary time we’re hearing that Microsoft is functioning on this technology) as a part of Windows greeting – a brand new feature enclosed in Windows 10, that permits users to unlock a tool in less than one second.

Here’s what’s allegedly a confirmed Microsoft Lumia 950 (Talkman) specs list:

  • 5.2-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) OLED display

  • 6-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor

  • Iris scanner (infrared) for Windows Hello

  • 20 MP PureView rear camera with dedicated button

  • 5 MP wide-angle front facing camera

  • 3 GB of RAM

  • 32 GB of internal storage

  • microSD card slot

  • 3000 mAh removable battery

  • Qi wireless charging support with flip cover

  • USB Type-C

And a Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (Cityman) specs list:

  • 5.7-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) OLED display

  • 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor

  • Iris scanner (infrared) for Windows Hello

  • 20 MP PureView rear camera with triple LED flash and dedicated button

  • 5 MP wide-angle front facing camera

  • Aluminum side buttons

  • 3 GB of RAM

  • 32 GB of internal storage

  • microSD card support

  • 3300 mAh removable battery

  • Qi wireless charging integrated

  • USB Type-C

Both new Windows smartphones can support Microsoft continuum, a feature that may flip them into PCs (in a way). to create use of time, Microsoft can launch an optional tying up station – presently codenamed Munchkin – with USB and display ports, permitting the phones to be connected to a computer display, and a mouse and keyboard. The Munchkin tying up station might value $99.

Munchikn Data

The larger of the 2 future smartphones – the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, which is able to actually be costlier than the regular Microsoft Lumia 950 – should keep company with an optional Surface pen (similar to the facultative pens that are out there for the Surface professional 3 tablet), and an optional sensible cover (reportedly, this includes a giant circular space that lets users see calls and notifications). costs for these accessories haven’t been discovered.

Lumia 950 xl case simulation

It’s aforementioned that Microsoft hasn’t selected the ultimate names of the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, however it’ll make out in september mostly.

What we’re seeing below may be a raw render of the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL that is supported a “combination of eye-witness reports, sketches, and internal Microsoft documentation.” In alternative words, the real device might look plenty like this.

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Cityman render

Microsoft Lumia 950 (Talkman) and 950 XL (Cityman) will not be created out of metal, can be announced in september

Interestingly, Windows Central has it that the the Lumia 550, Lumia 750, and Lumia 850 (of that we’ve detected earlier today) have all been off. Even so, a mid-range Windows 10 smartphone, presently codenamed Saimaa, might still be released later this year, probably being a successor to the Lumia 640 / 640 XL.

Needless to mention, the main points conferred on top of could modification before Microsoft announces its first Windows 10 handsets.

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