Front panel of Microsoft's first own-branded Windows smartphone leaked?

Front panel of Microsoft's first own-branded Windows smartphone leaked?
Yesterday, we told you that Microsoft could drop the Nokia branding from its future Lumia smartphones, in addition to dropping the “Phone” part from “Windows Phone.” While this remains to be confirmed, today we can see a couple of leaked photos that allegedly show the front panel of a future Microsoft-branded smartphone.

Published by French website NowhereElse, the photos present a pretty large handset with thin bezels - possibly a new flagship (but that’s just a wild guess). By the looks of it, this could be a successor to the Lumia Icon / Lumia 930. Unfortunately, the authenticity of these images cannot be verified at the moment. However, assuming that they present a real device, this may turn out to be a very nice Windows smartphone - a “Microsoft Lumia” smartphone, to be exact.

According to rumors, Microsoft is looking to drop the Nokia brand from its handsets by the end of this year. If that’s the case, the recently announced Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 / 735 could be the last Nokia-branded Windows phones ever.

We're really curious to see what Microsoft's Nokia-less future will look like. What about you?


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