Microsoft Lumia 650 has been under rumors since last month, and the phone has also got some images leaked. Earlier, there were rumors that the phone will be released sometime in the first quarter 2016 but now the reports reveal that Microsoft Lumia might roll it out by early next week. This new report says that we can expect Lumia 650 to get unveiled by 1st February, precisely. However, the date is not officially confirmed so we should not keep our expectations on the rumors.
As per reports, this unveiling will be a low key affair with the reports stressing that the mid-range phone details will include its availability as well as pricing. Also, it will be announced via a blog post and now in a dedicated media event.
The report also notes that the recently leaked Lumia 750 or 850 phones are cancelled and we shall not be hearing much from Microsoft at the MWC event this year. This information also adds that the Lumia 650 will be the first and last phone from Microsoft for the year 2016. However, the rumored surface phone will be up for released sometime later.
If we believe the rumors then the rumored specifications for this phone are true. It is expected to come with a 5 inch IPS LCD Touchscreen display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and 294 ppi densities. The phone is also provided by the protection from Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and comes with the ClearBlack display.
It runs on the Windows 10 operating system and has an internal storage of 8GB which can be further expanded to 128GB with the microSD card slot. Microsoft has powered the Lumia 650 with Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 chip and has provided it with quad core processor with 1.1 GHz clock speed and Cortex A7 architecture. It sports Adreno 304 GPU and has 1GB RAM for faster processing speed.
Microsoft Lumia 650 has an 8MP rear snapper with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash for better quality images. There is a video camera with 5MP count and 1080 pixels resolution with 30 focal points. This smartphone has been provided with some connectivity options as well such as Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot. Bluetooth v4.1, NFC and micro USB v2.0.