Microsoft Surface Phone rumored specs, features and launch: Latest update
Microsoft Surface Phone may be months away, nonetheless it is being talked as if it is set to arrive in the market tomorrow. This has been a topic of discussion for months and now when there is clear sign that Microsoft is all set to kill Lumia brand of smartphones, its arrival has become a certainty.
While there are many who claim that Lumia will continue to be offered as low end handsets, Surface Phone will be high end devices that will compete with the top of the line Android handsets besides Appleâ€™s iPhone.
This may look rather ridiculous at the moment, but the sort of success that Microsoft has achieved in tablet market makes one believe that Microsoft has a good plan for its smartphone segment as well.
In the meantime top news source Forbes claimed that rumored smartphone from Microsoft will cater to the high-end market. Some reports claimed that the Redmond-based tech firm has covered the other bases with their offerings such as the Lumia series for low and mid-range smartphones. It is expected that the Surface Phone will be a flagship device with the highest possible specifications. Microsoft is also not too concerned about the price of the new handheld device because the company is focused on selling the idea of Windows 10 to consumers and manufacturers.
There are rumors doing the rounds that the Surface handset may also have all the functionalities of a Surface gadget packed in a body similar to that of a Lumia phone. It may also be equipped with Intel Atom X3 processor in addition to Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. The design may include a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display in QHD resolution. It may sport a memory of 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage for the base model. Nonetheless things will become clear only when Microsoft launches the handset(s) in the market or speaks out clearly in this regard. And I am sure we will have to wait for both the developments to happen.