Microsoft rumoured to be working on its first Lumia handset with front-facing flash

According to a tweet, Microsoft is jumping into the selfie-centric bandwagon, as the software giant is said to cooking up its first Lumia handset with a front-facing flash. The new rumour comes to us courtesy of leak artist Evan Blass (aka @evleaks). He asked on Twitter, “Has there yet been a Windows Phone with a front-facing […]

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 Microsoft to lay off 7,800 employees – to focus more on affordable, business, and flagship Windows Phone smartphones

In a letter to Microsoft employees, Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, announced that 7,800 employees, most of which are from the Redmond firm’s phone business, will be laid off. He also said that the software giant plans to focus more on more affordable handsets, business handsets, and flagship Windows Phone handsets. Here’s Satya Nadella’s letter: Team, Over […]

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 Check out these Microsoft Lumia 940 and 940 XL concepts

The Lumia 940 and the larger Lumia 940 XL are rumoured to be Microsoft’s next high-end smartphones. We are yet to see photos showing the actual devices. So until then, check out these concepts from Microsoft Lovers. The conceptual renders above show the two smartphones sporting an aluminium unibody design and sleek new look. As […]

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 Budget Lumia enters India for testing

Recently, we passed along a rumour that claims Microsoft is planning to lift the lid on two new high-end Lumia handsets in the 2nd half of the year. It seems the Redmond firm has another smartphone in the works, as a budget Lumia has entered India for testing. The screenshot you see above was taken […]

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 ‘Cityman’ and ‘Talkman’ rumoured to be two new high-end Lumias – specs leaked

According to a report, Microsoft is cooking up two new high-end Lumia handsets, code named the “Cityman” and the “Talkman,” UnleashThePhones reports. Apart for revealing the smartphones’ code names, the site also reveals the smartphones’ alleged specs. Let’s start with the Talkman. According to the site, this high-end smartphone slports a 5.2-inch screen with a resolution of […]

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 Here are the Microsoft Lumia 430’s official specs

Microsoft has just lifted the lid on a new Windows Phone handset – the Lumia 430. This new smartphone is the “most affordable Lumia” to date, which will sell for under £50. If you want to learn more about the said smartphone, read on, as we’ve got the device’s official specs. Here are the Microsoft […]

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 Microsoft Lumia 430 makes its debut – ‘most affordable Lumia’ ever

Microsoft has just lifted the lid on the “most affordable Lumia” to ever hit the market. The smartphone will be available in the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus starting in April, and will cost $70 (under £50). Press release: Microsoft introduces Lumia 430: The most affordable Lumia smartphone March 19, 2015: This […]

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 Microsoft lifts the lid on affordable Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft hosted a press event at MWC 2015 in Barcelona, Spain and lifted the lid on two new affordable handsets – the Microsoft Lumia 640 and the Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. Microsoft Lumia 640: Microsoft Lumia 640 XL: Microsoft Lumia 640 specifications: Operating system Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim HERE location services Free global […]

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 Microsoft says Windows 10 is ‘very smooth’ on the Lumia 635

Recently, Microsoft confirmed that it is working on bringing Windows 10 or at least some of the software’s features to Lumia handsets sporting low-end specs. It looks like one of these devices is the Nokia Lumia 635. This is according to Garbiel Aul, Microsoft’s leader on the Windows performance team, said on his Twitter account, “I rotate […]

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 Microsoft sends invitations for MWC 2015 event on March 2

Italian-speaking HDblog has received an invitation (see below) from Microsoft to attend its press event, which kicks off on the 2nd of March at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Now that we know the software giant will be hosting an event at the trade show, the question now is what new device should […]

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