Benchmark reveals Microsoft Lumia 940 XL to sport Snapdragon 810

The unannounced Microsoft Lumia 940 XL has just went through the GFXBench benchmark site (spotted by Dutch-speaking Techtastic.nl). The listing reveals that the Windows 10 Mobile-powered smartphone will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor (four cores clocked at 2 GHz, four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz, and an Adreno 430 GPU) under the hood. The listing (screenshot below) does not list the CPU’s model number, but it does list the Adreno 430 GPU, which is the the GPU of the 810.

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Apart from the Snapdragon 810, the listing also reveals the Lumia 940 XL’s other specs. These include a 5.7-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD), 14 GB of internal storage (more likely to be 32 GB  of internal storage as previously rumoured), a 20-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and 1.5 GB of RAM (more likely to be 3 GB of RAM as previously rumoured). Previous rumour claim that the device will come with an iris scanner.

The Microsoft Lumia 940 and the bigger Microsoft Lumia 940 XL are expected to be the first two smartphones to run Windows 10 Mobile out of the box.

According to reports, the two will make their official debut in the middle of September.

We’re hoping Microsoft has solved the overheating issues of the Snapdragon 810 before the Lumia 940 and 940 XL are launched.

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