Body: Microsoft will host an event in New York City on 6th October where it is expected to unveil several devices on its new Windows 10 operating system. It is expected to announce new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagship smartphones codenamed as Cityman and Talkman respectively. The PC giant is also expected to announce the launch of Surface 4 Pro tablet and Microsoft Band 2. Microsoft has already started sending out invitations for the Windows 10 devices event.
“We have some exciting news to share about Windows 10 devices,” says the invite. However, Microsoft has not revealed anything about what it plans to announce.
Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL have been rumored for months. Their alleged specifications and images have already been leaked online. But, there haven’t been many leaks about either the Surface Pro 4 or Microsoft Band 2 wearable fitness tracker. As per some Industry watchers, since there is no information of operating system of Band 2, it might not make an appearance in the event.
As per the leaks, the Lumia 950 or Talkman would come with a 5.2-inch display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (Quad HD). The larger 950 XL aka Cityman is expected to come with a 5.7-inch display with the same resolution. Lumia 950 is said to come with the hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor and a 3,000 mAh battery. While on the other hand Lumia 950 XL may have an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor with a 3,300 mAh battery.
Both are rumored to come with 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded via microSD card slot, 20-megapixel PureView rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera, wireless charging support, and USB Type-C connectors.