After the release and success of Windows 10 last year, Microsoft released numerous smartphones in order to capitalize on the Operating System’s success. Before that the company suffered nearly $ 8 billion losses in the smartphone market and they were forced to let go of more than 7500 employees all around the world.
Some of the noticeable smartphones released by Microsoft last year were Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL, Lumia 550 and Lumia 640 XL LTE. Microsoft tried to cover every price range in the smartphone market. With the lowest being $ 139 for Lumia 550, which is also the cheapest smartphone which comes with Windows 10 OS.
There have been many rumors about the unannounced smartphones which Microsoft is looking to release next. Two of the rumored smartphones stand out being the most probable next phones by Microsoft, Lumia 650 and Lumia 850.
The Lumia 650 is said to be launched as early as in the first three months this year. The smartphone by Microsoft would be likely to feature a 5 – inched of screen with HD display. The phone is said to feature 1 GB for Ram and in the storage department, the unannounced phone is said to come out with 8 GB as inbuilt storage which would be expandable through a microSD memory card.
The Lumia 650 is set to run on a powerful Quadcore Snapdragon 212 SoC processor, and is said to include some more features like Dual Sim, HD voice, Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi – Fi calling.
The Lumia 850 based on rumors is also set feature a 5 – inched screen with HD display and 768×1280 pixels resolution. The phone will be Windows 10 OS based. It is further anticipated that this unannounced smartphone will feature a 10 MP rear camera with Zeiss lens and a 5 MP front camera for selfies. Lumia 850 is further rumored to run on a solid Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC processor.
This device by Microsoft is said to have 1 GB of RAM and in the storage department the phone by Microsoft is tipped to have 16 GB of inbuilt storage which could be expanded through a microSD memory card. The battery of Lumia 850 is said to be around 2650 mAh.
Both of the above mentioned devices are yet to be announced by Microsoft but all the specifications are from strong and reliable sources.
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