Microsoft Lumia 940 leaked, will reportedly arrive with 5-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 805 CPU and 3GB of RAM

“The Microsoft Lumia 940 could be one of the first devices to sport Corning Gorilla Glass 4”

It appears that Microsoft has kicked off development on its first non-Nokia Lumia flagship smartphone. Rumours suggest that teh device will be dubbed as Microsoft Lumia 940, a successor to the Lumia 930 (first impressions) that was launched in India recently for Rs 38,649. If a list of specifications coming straight from a Nokia supplier factory is to be believed, the Lumia 940 could be shaping up to be a pretty powerful handset.
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According to the leak, the Microsoft Lumia 940 will arrive with a 5-inch full HD display that’ll be protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The fourth-gen Gorilla Glass 4 isn’t official yet, but we know that its coming, and the upcoming Microsoft Lumia could be one of the first devices to make use of it. The phone will pack a powerful 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, which will be backed by an Adreno 420 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The Lumia 940 is tipped to sport a new PureView rear camera with 24MP resolution and capable of 4K video recording, and a 5MP front snapper with support for 1,080p recording. The smartphone will be released in 32, 64 and 128GB storage variants.

The specs sheet mentions that it will run the as-yet unannounced Windows Phone 10 platform, which means the official launch is a long way off. Also, there’s no way to know how authentic the factory screenshot actually is, so it is advisable to take the news with a pinch of salt. 

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