Rumor mills tipped some of Microsoft’s upcoming Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL specifications and what they’re going to manufactured with, but according to the latest speculation, the Lumia 940 and 940 XL will be priced beyond the cost of Apple’s iPhone 6 and Samsung’s Galaxy S6. What does it mean? Could these two devices coming with top-and-high-end specs, or what.
As per the alleged breaking news, both the Microsoft Lumia 940/940 XL will feature a polycorbonate build, and with that both are considered to be costlier than the current big rival model from Samsung and Apple? Yes, is the answer, and here’s why?
The Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL will be priced at a premium compared to the metal-clad iPhone 6 (starting at $699) and Galaxy S6 (at $599). Previously it was said that both the models from Microsoft Lumia segment confirms the addition of an Iris scanner on both, which could make the smartphone’s price a bit higher. With the best specifications and features, both the Lumia 940 and 940 XL plays a big role in the Windows 10 for Phones category, and especially when considered to its camera integration as well as display.
The Microsoft Lumia 940 is expected to come with a 5.2-inch screen with a resolution of (1080x1920p) FullHD display packing a pixel density of 424ppi. Under the hood of the hardware, Microsoft is gonna fix with a Snapdragon 808 hexagon CPU with Adreno 418 GPU handling the graphics. With 3GB of RAM inside the memory, going to add a 32GB of built-in storage and expandable microSD card. Camera department on the Lumia 940 rumored with 20MP PureView rear and 5MP front-facing cam for better selfie shots and video chats. A triple LED flash allows you to take well-lit pictures in low-light conditions. Windows 10 Mobile will be pre-installed.
The Microsoft Lumia 940 XL specs are said to flaunt with 5.7-inch glass with QHD (1440 x 2560) resolution screen with 515ppi density. It’s 64-bit Snapdragon 810 powered handset, carrying an Octa-Core CPU and Adreno 430 GPU, and 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage. This too gets the similar camera-esque with triple LED flash and pre-installed with Windows 10 Mobile OS. Both are alleged to bring USB Type-C connectivity ports to the table.
The Microsoft Lumia 940 and Lumia 940 XL may be launching this November 2015. Both the top-shelf handsets have yet to be announced by Microsoft, and we suggest that you take this info with a pinch of salt until it becomes official.