Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL, Lumia 550 Spotted in New Leaked Images
Microsoft’s upcoming Lumia 950 (codenamed Cityman) and Lumia 950 XL (Talkman) have been leaked in live images showing the handsets in their full glory. Additionally, a press render of the Lumia 550 has been leaked.
The new leaked live images of Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL claim that the smartphones will feature triple-LED flash modules at the rear and will come with optional dual-SIM variants. Microsoftcan be expected to only launch the dual-SIM models of the upcoming Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL in India.
One of the leaked images shows the Lumia 950 featuring a circular rear camera module that also sports the flash module integrated. In another leaked image, the Lumia 950 XL is seen featuring its triple-LED flash module on the left of the rear camera module. The live images also suggest that both the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL will feature a rubber-like back panel. Notably, the leaked live images also tip that the Lumia 950 will pack front-facing flash. Both the handsets can be seen sporting PureView Zeiss sensor in the live images. The images were first shared by Twitter user@Windows10Lover and first picked up by Windows Central.
In other news, a Russian third-party online retailer has started taking pre-orders for the yet-to-be-announced Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. According to Buyon retailer’s listing (now pulled down), the Lumia 950 XL will come at RUB 62990 (approximately Rs. 62,450) and Lumia 950 is said to be priced at RUB 56,990 (approximately Rs. 56,500). WM Power User reports that both the handsets were listed to start shipping October.
Separately, a purported press render of the Lumia 550 has been leaked by reliable tipster @evleaks, aka Evan Blass. This is not the first time that the alleged Lumia 550 has been leaked in images. It looks similar to the Lumia 540, however, with a Windows logo on the back panel replacing the Microsoft logo seen on the Lumia 540.
As for the leaked specifications, which have been reiterated by multiple sources over the past few months, the Lumia 950 sports a 5.2-inch QHD display and is powered by Snapdragon 808 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and a 3000mAh battery. The Lumia 950 XL, on the other hand, is said to equip a 5.7-inch QHD display, and is powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset coupled with 3GB of RAM. Both the handsets are reportedly going to have a 21-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie sensor.
Apart from the long-rumoured Cityman (Lumia 950) and Talkman (Lumia 950 XL) Windows 10 Mobile devices, the company is also likely to launch the Lumia 550 as a new budget Windows 10 smartphone. The company is widely expected to reveal the Surface Pro 4 tablet, the successor to the Surface Pro 3 at the Tuesday event.