Windows 10 Mobile Flagship With Snapdragon 820 Processor En Route: First Device Spotted In Benchmark

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Microsoft is testing a new flagship Lumia smartphone for 2016 and it simply surfaced in a benchmark. The fascinating factor right here is the likelihood that it could be powered by the Snapdragon 820 SoC.
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Microsoft is at present testing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with an unannounced Lumia device that would hit cabinets in 2016.

The thrilling news come from what seems to be a leaked benchmark that exhibits the attainable specifications of the handset. It additionally provides an concept of what to anticipate from Microsoft's 2016 flagship Lumia.

The identify of the device within the GFXBench benchmark is known as "HP Falcon", however the identify might be deceptive since HP is not within the mobile race because it was up to now. Nonetheless, the identify is the least necessary of this piece of data; it's all about what this secret smartphone can do.

This device is being powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, the newest SoC from the chipmaker. When it comes right down to the GPU, this handset is packing an Adreno 530 graphic card, so it ought to have the ability to play the newest and future mobile games fairly simply.

For the display, we're taking a look at a 5.8-inch monster with 2560 x 1440 decision. There's additionally a 20-megapixel camera on the rear, and a 12-megapixel front facing camera. In phrases of the RAM, it's truly lower than 1GB, whereas the internal storage is an odd 43GB.

Now, don't get confused or lose your thoughts over the dimensions of the RAM. This device is probably going only a prototype, and as such, the specifications aren't remaining. It is extremely a lot doubtless that Microsoft's 2016 flagship device will probably be a lot totally different from what the rumors say, so do not dwell on the 5.8-inch screen and that 20-megapixel camera both as a result of issues could possibly be a lot totally different.

As an alternative of a Lumia, followers might be in for a Floor Telephone as Microsoft's flagship for 2016. A number of leaked stories have claimed that such a device is within the works at Redmond, and guess what? Microsoft is claimed to be wanting into launching the handset with an Intel SoC referred to as Sofia. 

It stays to be seen the place the Snapdragon 820 will slot in Microsoft's mobile state of affairs, so take all leaks with a grain of salt for now.

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