Saturday, 8 November 2014

Microsoft to take the wraps off its first self-branded Lumia smartphone on Nov 11

Recent reports suggest Microsoft is all set to unveil its first self-branded Lumia smartphone this Tuesday.
On Thursday Microsoft posted a teaser of a smartphone with #MoreLumia hashtag on its Conversations blog, which showed off a smartphone with a bright orange casing and a front-facing camera.
Although the post did not reveal much about the alleged new smartphone, it just simply read “Microsoft is delivering the power of everyday mobile technology to everyone.” The company is expected to reveal all about the new device on November 11.
Leaked specifications of the new handset via China’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center and documents at the Federal Communications Commission suggest the smartphone will feature a five-inch display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 chipset, dual-SIM, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage.
Microsoft Lumia Teaser
Microsoft continued releasing mobile devices under the Nokia brand name even after acquiring Nokia’s devices and service unit in April. It was only last month that Redmond confirmed it was dropping the Nokia name and that its future smartphones would be called Microsoft Lumia devices. However, the only Nokia-branded devices that Microsoft will continue to sell will be its super budget entry-level phones, such as the Nokia 130, which don’t run Windows Phone.