Microsoft recently announced that it will stop using Nokia Lumia brand name on its handsets. As part of a new strategy, the company is ditching the iconic Nokia moniker in favor of its own name on the top. If you were wondering what company’s new phone will look like, photos of an alleged Microsoft Lumia smartphone have surfaced on Chinese forum Weibo. Also Read - Xbox Series X restock in India possible by early August, no news on Series S
According to the website, these photos are of a smartphone named RM-1090 which recently passed the certification of Chinese government’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). From the looks of it, the device has a striking resemblance to the Lumia 530 the company had launched earlier this year. Also Read - Xbox Game Pass: List of games coming to consoles in July, big games releasing next month
The images show how Microsoft plans on replacing the Nokia logo on the phone. On the top of the front display, the company has swapped the Nokia moniker with its own name. The back panel too no longer shows the Nokia brand name. Also Read - Top 5 Minecraft Mobile seeds to build a world and where to find them
As for the hardware, the smartphone is said to feature 9.32mm thickness, dual-SIM capabilities, and other low-end specifications like qHD display, 1,905mAh battery, and 3G connectivity.