While there is no word officially out on Lumia 940 XL from the Microsoft stable, rumor has it that the flagship will come with an iris scanner, says the source that first tweeted the rumor too, @evleaks. Besides the fact that scanners are an all-new feature smartphones are bulking up on, we have only gotten as far as fingerprint scanners. The iris scanner is very novel and we are not sure if Microsoft will be ready to experiment as much so early.

Iris Scanner Rumored For Microsoft Lumia 940XLOf late the Vivo baby, X5 Pro revealed an iris scanner besides the TCL 3S handset. Therefore, it is right so as to say that Microsoft is way better placed than these smaller players to develop such an innovation as part of the Lumia 940 XL specs.

On the other hand, the Lumia 940 could be a Plain Jane with power specs sans the possibility of an iris scanner. This does not however, cut out the chances of having a finger print scanner in tow.

If you did not already know, the Lumia flagships will definitely run on Windows 10. For more on the Lumia 940 XL, stay tuned here.