Saturday, 27 May 2017
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New report confirms Lumia 650’s early Feb launch, reveals German pricing

In a set of latest leaks from Germany, it has been revealed that Microsoft Lumia 650 will be available for purchase at the start of the next month.

Previous rumors and leaks surrounding the device had suggested February 1st launch. This new report reaffirms the leaks.

The report went on to state that only black variant of Lumia 650 will initially be available. The Windows 10 powered smartphone will be available for purchase from O2 Germany. The report lists the device to hang a price tag of €219 (nearly $238).

Previous leaks coming in from the Czech Republic had listed the price as CZK 5,491 (approximately $222). The first official confirmation of the device had come in December 2015 when Microsoft CMO Chris Capossela admitted the existence of the device.

Lumia 650 will sport 5 inches IPS display with 720 X 1080p resolution. The clear black display will have a Corning Gorilla  Glass 3 protection.  The device will be powered by MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 processor by Qualcomm augmented with Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7. The graphics will be powered by Adreno 304.

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This latest handset from Microsoft will pack in 1GB of RAM with 8GB built-in memory, expandable up to 128GB. The device will flaunt an 8MP, f/2.2, 28mm rear lens featuring autofocus and LED flash. This rear lens would also capture 1080p videos at 30fps. The front facing camera is speculated to be a 5MP lens.

The device will be powered by a 2000 mAh battery and will come in quite a few colors, that have become a Lumia trademark. The device will support LTE technology and will also bear the Optical Dual SIM feature.

It is interesting to note that an upgraded version of the device is already avaiable, Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL. However, this has not deterred the interest of smartphone users in teh upcoming device.