Microsoft is reported to launch three new high end smartphones before the end of the year. They are Lumia 940, Lumia 940 XL and Lumia 840. All the three smartphones are expected to come with on-screen touch buttons.
Lumia 940 will have a 5.2-inch display screen size with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 and 565 ppi pixel density. The device will be powered up by a 64-bit hexa core Snapdragon 808 CPU which clocked at 1.8GHz, Adreno 418 GPU, a 3GB RAM as well as 32GB internal storage which can be expanded further. Other features such as 20MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera as well as a 3000 mAh battery size. The device will be pre-installed with Windows 10 Mobile out of the box.
Lumia 940 XL will have a bigger 5.7-inch QHD display screen size with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 resolutions and 515 ppi pixel densities. The device will be powered up by an octa-core Snapdragon 810 CPU which clocked at 2GHz, Andreno 430 GPU, 3GB RAM as well as 32GB internal storage which can be expanded further. Other features such as a 20MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera and a 3300mAh battery size. The device will also come pre-installed with Windows 10 Mobile. Both Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL body will be made out of polycarbonate plastic and is measured at 7-8mm thin.
Lumia 840, on the other hand, will be coming with a 5-inch display screen with a dual SIM capability. Other features such as a 13MP or 14MP PureView rear camera and a 5MP front camera. The design of the device will be similar to Lumia 830. It is expected that the device will fall under the mid-range category.
As Windows 10 Mobile OS is rumored to be released in November, we could expect the three smartphones to be available somewhere before the end of the year, just nice for the holiday shopping season.