early on January 12, Microsoft released rumored with the Lumia 850 the first time a mid-range Lumia with Windows 10th
as middle-class smartphone Lumia 850 for a few weeks already thrilled by the rumor mill. This week, the site wants Nokia Power User can now find out the release date from an anonymous source. After the flagship Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 950and the entry-level machine Lumia 550, the Lumia 850 would be the first mid-range smartphone with Windows 10 by Microsoft. And would, unlike the current top devices with sleek, chic housing and metal framework and visually convincing
Middle class with Windows 10 Mobile
The Lumia 850 is thus already appear on 12 January 2016th Then allegedly also the official Windows 10 update launch for older Lumia smartphones. The Lumia 850 is, according to the rumors have a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1280×768 pixels. Also on board are, according to the rumors a Snapdragon 410 processor, 1GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. Microsoft equips the Lumia 850 also reportedly a 10- and a 5-megapixel camera and a battery with 2,650 mAh from. Too bad: The at Lumia 950 XL /950 fascinating Continuum technique in which can be Windows 10 smartphones via adapter on the large monitor use as a PC replacement, would therefore not function.Because this technology currently requires at least a Snapdragon 808 processor. In addition, the Lumia 850 would thus technically the featured in the fall 2014 Lumia 830 is very similar, would only set when battery capacity and front camera resolution.
Although putative images and details for Lumia 850 in December appeared (see Tweet of evleaks below), Microsoft has not yet officially announced the device. Windows Central also refers to sources, after which the Lumia 850 as part of the Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced streamlining of the Lumia portfolio has been deleted. More likely is anyway an idea parallel to the entry-level machine Lumia 650 at the beginning of the February 22 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Lumia 650 is different from the Lumia 850 recently been introduced, but offers only a slow entry-level processor of Snapdragon 210/212 class.
Assessment: Lumia 850
The Lumia 850 could close the gap between very cheap and very expensive Windows 10 smartphones. This also fits that in confirm Lumia 650 only works a very slow processor.In addition, the design with metal edge looks much more attractive than the similarly sized flagship Lumia 950. Should the rumors from the Snapdragon confirm 410 processor, which would, however, a disappointment: In order for the Lumia 850 would not be faster than the 2014 introduced Lumia 830 and Microsoft would. Never miss the opportunity to offer an affordable and stylish device that allows the fascinating Continuum function could. From the user’s point of view, therefore, can only hope that Microsoft equips the originally planned Lumia 850 design with more powerful processor and full HD screen.