Nokia, acquired and operated by Microsoft’s devices business has been far beyond rumored to be working on a front-facing camera ‘selfie’ Windows Phone for some time. Allegedly now, appeared online in leaked photographs.
Microsoft rumored to be working on the successor to the most popular Nokia Lumia 720 (budget Windows Phone), launched last year and the smartphone reportedly called to be the Lumia 730 aka ‘Superman’ and we here got the first photos of the forthcoming smartphone.
The Lumia 730 codenamed ‘Superman’ and suggested to be launched with very similar to the Lumia 720 specifications and has on-screen navigation keys instead of capacitive touch ones. Spotted in the wild by WPCentral, purportedly shows the ‘Superman’ handset that is being called the Lumia 730 to come with a 5-megapxel selfie camera, in-line with what previous alleged picture shown.
About Lumia 730 ‘Superman’ smartphone is expected to be a mid-ranger featuring a 4.7-inch 720p display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 6.5-megapixel rear camera, 8GB internal storage and a 2,000mAh battery. One of the leaked images also shows the alleged Lumia 730 running an unannounced ‘Lumia Debian Red’ version of Windows Phone, as per the WP Central speculations, could be the software giants version of the Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 or Update 2, expected to be available to the general public later this year.
No other details related to the alleged Lumia 730 handset are known at the moment. If this new reports is to be believed, Microsoft’s Nokia with its photography expertise “PureView” technology might change this paradigm with its upcoming selfie-focused Windows Phone device – though of course, there have been other smartphones with 5-megapixel front-facing cameras already in the picture.
Notably, Sony Xperia C3 and C3 Dual is the growing ‘selfie‘ trend and Microsoft is also rumored along with Lumia 730, also working on yet another Android-powered Lumia smartphone sporting the “Nokia by Microsoft” branding, dubbed Lumia 830. Features a 4.3-inch WVGA display, Snapdragon S4 Plus processor, 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera, 8GB internal storage and a 1,650mAh battery.