Fresh reports claim that Microsoft will be releasing the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL in October or November. The handsets are codenamed Talkman and Cityman, respectively, and the alleged specifications of both have been revealed.
Since the end of last year, rumors have been claiming that the Lumia 940 and the Lumia 940 XL are the 2015 Microsoft Lumia flagships. But Microsoft will be skipping the Lumia 940 and 940 XL generation to launch the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL, WM Power User claimed, citing ITHome.com, a Chinese website.
Microsoft has been consistently releasing the technical preview version of the Windows 10 Mobile OS. But the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL flagships are expected to come preloaded with final build of Windows 10 Mobile.
The Microsoft Lumia 950 (codenamed Talkman) will be supporting 2K resolution on its 5.2 inches screen. The Snapdragon 808 SoC and 3 GB of RAM will be present under its hood. It is packed with a removable battery of 3,000 mAh capacity.
The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (codenamed City) will be sporting a bigger screen of 5.7 inches that will support 2K resolution. It will be featuring Snapdragon 810 chipset and 3 GB of RAM.
Both the devices will come with 32 GB of inbuilt storage, microSD card slot, 20 MP camera rear and 5 MP front-facing camera, USB Type-C connector and support for Continuum via accessory cable. The camera of the Lumia 950 XL will be enabled with triple LED flash. The Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL will come with full metal chassis sporting a slim design.
Microsoft will be holding an unveil event on Sept. 4 at the IFA tech trade show in Berlin. It is expected to reveal several Windows 10 devices and the premium Lumia, NDTV reported.
The company may announce the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL at IFA event and release them in October or November. But at this writing, there is no confirmation on the existence of the Lumia 950 and 950 XL from Microsoft.