Microsoft will release its flagships Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL this September in all likelihood. But we are more excited since the handsets will pack in a set of virtual tabs instead of the regular capacitative buttons. While there has been no official line on this front, we are awaiting the media event Microsoft has slated for September to see these phones.
Lumia 940 Specs
Going by recent leaks and rumors, Lumia 940 is expected to flaunt a 5.2-inch screen size with a 1,440 x 2,560 OLED display. The handset will be powered by a Snapdragon 808 processor and also house a powerful 3GB RAM.
As for onboard storage, we anticipate a memory of 32GB that can be expanded using the microSD card slot. Rumors have it that a 20 MP shutter will find its place at the back with a PureView lens. We expect the Lumia 940 to also come with a 5 MP selfie shutter. Additionally, the flagship will run on Windows 10 while also featuring an Iris scanner on a beefy 3000 mAh battery.
The XL Version
As for the Lumia 940 XL, it is set to be bigger by 0.5 inches in terms of screen size and will have a Snapdragon 810 processor to fire it up. The battery will be beefier at 3,300mAh. … Read the rest
Microsoft might have designed the budget ware Lumia 640 sensibly in a poly-carbonate body and stunning rear case, but the Windows 8.1 is one blockade that the phone could not compensate for.
Looking Into The Lumia 640
For starters, we loved the viewing angles of the screen as well as the clarity of pictures we took with the Lumia 640, but again, the OS was a letdown in the age when we are so happy with Android. Surprisingly, the biggest snag came about when we realized that the phone can barely support very basic apps due to the lowdown of the Windows 8.1 system.
A Deeper Look
Only 8.8 mm in terms of thickness, the Lumia 640 is an easy deal to carry in your pockets but we expected more speed that are missing due to an average quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400. Even the 1GB RAM size is a low point of the Lumia handset though the phone tiles on home screen work just about fine.
As for the contracted pricing, pay as little as £14 per month to avail Office 365 Personal for one year as well as most Microsoft applications toped up with One Drive. Still want to buy the Lumia 640? Wait for sometime before you do!
Lumia 940 is now set to become bigger and beefier in an XL avatar. The upcoming flagship Lumia 940 XL from Microsoft is set to come with 5.7 inch screen, by the latter half of this summer. The OS is set to be Windows 10 so we are anticipating a release after June.
Going by the past release record of Microsoft, Lumia 940 XL will be up for retail this year itself. Armed with 2.7 GHz Snapdragon 805 processor this latest Lumia can be your bestie for work and fun.
Superb apps such as Microsoft Office 365 and few more suite applications are built in on the device. Gaming is cakewalk thanks to Adreno 420 graphics.
Say hello to multitasking without hanging of the phones thanks to 3 GB RAM. Internal storage on the Lumia 940 XL comes in 32, 64 or 128 GB variants. The best part of the phone is the Gorilla Glass 4 coating. Other features on the Lumia 940 XL are support for WLAN, NFC and USB 3.0 support. The stellar bit on the device is the 24 MP PureView camera that has LED flash and supports 4K video of 60fps.
Lumia 940 and 940 XL are two upcoming models that never seem to go off the rumor radar. Thanks to leaks and benchmark filings galore, the attention on what actually will be seen on the Lumia 940 from Microsoft is the million dollar question.
A latest model number RM-1106 is being eyed as the upcoming Lumia 940 online, according to GFXBench.
No doubt, the viral benchmark reveals a smartphone with Windows—10 in all probability– besides a powerful Snapdragon hexa-core processor. Keeping line with rumors of great gaming capacities, the phone is also seen as featuring Adreno 430 graphics. Therefore, fans can expect great ramp up in terms of 3D graphics performance on the Lumia 940. As for the RAM, we have been letdown with a 1.5 GB variant as opposed to the rumoured 3 GB seen/sniffed earlier.
As for the 32 GB of internal storage rumored earlier, there too is a let down to 27 GB. The benchmark reveals a 20 MP rear snapper laced with 4K video capture capacity besides a 5 MP front snapper for selfies. Oh, let’s not forget the 1080p video capture spec here. For a 5.2-incher, the resolution of 1920 x 1080 for the screen sits decently well. For now, that is as much as we can reveal. Stay tuned for more Lumia 940 updates here.… Read the rest
Microsoft might be in news for its upcoming flagships Lumia 940 and 940 XL but that does not stop us for revisiting Lumia 532 and Lumia 435, Physically, there is barely much difference between the pair and both run 4-incher screens of WVGA grade. The similarities extend to 1 GB RAM, Snapdragon chips and Cortex A7 processors. As for the camera, the Lumia 532 packs in a 5 MP main shutter while the Lumia 435 offers a meager 2 MP shutter.
The OS is again common—that of Windows Phone 8.1 with Update 1. The beef lies in the 1560 mAh batteries common to both again. However, performance wise the two models offer very close figures.
On 3G, the talk time durability lasted close to 16 hours for the Lumia 435 while the other variant gives us 14.5 hours.
As for the standby ability, the Lumia 435 can last for seven days as compared to five days of 532. Turning the Glance mode off on the later will give you 7 days standby though. In fact, the Lumia 435 lasts up to 58 hours flat on 3G talk time ad video views. … Read the rest
There seems to be some good news for the Nokia Lumia lovers, who were so far waiting to get hold of a big screen smartphone, Lumia 640 XL. The product is now available in the Littlewoods Ireland listings and that too at €249 SIM-free. Though this is undoubtedly a deal to seal for the Lumia fans, yes there is a drawback. For now, the smartphone is available only in black color and people, who want to add get hold of some other colors will have to wait for some more time.
Powered with Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1, the handset uses Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset, Quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 CPU and Adreno 305 GPU. To ensure user-friendliness of the phone, it is facilitated with 5.7-inches screen that offers a resolution of 720×1280 pixels.
Backed by 8GB internal memory, 1GB RAM and 128GB expandable GB support, the phone offers users a huge storage space to save their work files as well as images and videos of tours in a hassle free way. The phone also features 13MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera to provide the best experience to every user.
This Lumia phone is also powered with a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery for ensuring uninterrupted service to people using the phone extensively. … Read the rest
Microsoft has laced up its boots so tight that it is in no mood to slow down its slew of latest launches. The Lumia 540 dual SIM is the latest one to join the league of new release set for a date on Friday. The Lumia 540 Dual SIM had already been announced and the maker has already began sending invites to the big event due tomorrow. The official invitation line goes– “Come. Meet us to welcome the newest member of the Microsoft Lumia family.”
Officially, the latest Lumia ware will be up in the Indian mart and will gradually will see launch in Asia Pacific regions, according to Microsoft.
While exact image renders have not surfaced in bulk, we have sniffed a superb display of IPS grade on 5 inches and 1280×720 resolution. Expect smooth functionality with its 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor that ups the quality further with 1 GB RAM. Store everything you want with 8 GB internal memory that can be spunked up over to 128 GB.
The OS is expected to be Windows Phone 8.1 while the 8 MP main shutter gives great images thanks to autofocus and flash. Decent selfies are warranted with a 5 MP front camera. With a strong 2,200 mAh battery, expect the Lumia to sail through lots of usage even when on 3G. Despite the upcoming release, the Microsoft Lumia 540 dual SIM might not be up for sale right away. Perhaps a tie up between Microsoft and a leading e-comm player in India is on the cards before the model goes on sale. As for the price, we are expecting something around Rs. 10000.… Read the rest