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Microsoft Lumia 650 release date delay: Specs, price leaked, to arrive in mid-February

Microsoft Lumia 650 release date delay: Specs, price leaked, to arrive in mid-February

Microsoft Lumia 650 release date delay: Specs, price leaked, to arrive in mid-February

Microsoft Lumia fans have been awaiting the arrival of the new Lumia 650 handset in the market. The enthusiasm is due to the fact that this is going to be an entry level handset with very reasonable price that will come with Windows 10 Mobile out of the box.

While the Redmond based tech giant is delaying the launch of the new mobile operating system on its older handsets giving jitters to their owners, the new handset will have it from the word go. This is the reason many Lumia handset owners are going to fall for the new handset when it comes.

Nonetheless, there are reasons to believe that Microsoft has delayed the release of Lumia 650 at least by a couple of weeks owing to some technical issues.

A report while talking about the rumored delay by Daniel Rubino of Windows Central says Microsoft has actually pushed the release date of Lumia 650 to sometime in mid-February. If the Windows Central report is to be believed, the delay is caused by some unexplained software issues.

Earlier it was Windows Central that had claimed that the new Lumia device will be available in the market beginning February 1. Some sections of the media also reported that the device will be announced at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2016 (MWC 2016), which will start on 22 February, but many believe that the company may opt for a low-key affair. The handset will come with five-inch, 720 x 1280 LCD, along with the same 1GB of RAM and eight-megapixel rear camera. Moreover, it features the same quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 system-on-chip as the 550 and 2000mAh battery.microsoft lumia 650

Microsoft Lumia 650 may be the last Lumia device from Microsoft. “All in all, the 650 feels a lot like what it may well end up being: one of the last Lumia handsets as Microsoft potentially winds down the brand in favor of next-generation devices designed and built by the company’s successful Surface division. It’s an unfortunate situation for Lumia and former Nokia fans, and an especially ugly development for former Nokia employees, scores of whom have already been laid off following the disastrous Devices and Services division acquisition” says a Venture Beat report.

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