Microsoft McLaren leaks out in detail: compared against Apple's iPhone 6

The Microsoft McLaren, the handset that is rumored to be the next big Windows Phone flagship with a PureView camera and top-shelf specs, has appeared multiple times on the rumor mill...
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57. rsiders

Posts: 1864; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

Can the dual LED on the iPhone stop/freeze motion like a fan while on, a person jumping, or a child moving? If it can then point made. If it can't then it's not worth comparing.

73. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Current dual led in any phone on the market is not nearly as good as xenon. As stated by rsiders, the xenon flash is just to good. However, i am interested in this 4th gen pulse. If it can do what xenon does, good job MS, if not, then no xenon is the better choice bar none.

25. sipha

Posts: 439; Member since: May 12, 2012

My Nokia N8 had it in 2008.. that was kinda funny though!! :)

26. sipha

Posts: 439; Member since: May 12, 2012

ment to say 2010

44. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2277; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

The Sony Ericsson k800i from 2006 had one.

58. luvaluva

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 11, 2014

Actually, if you notice. There are holes all around the phone for yet to be installed components. The thin line above the lens will indeed house the xenon flash because it seems the same size as my 1020 flash. Here's to hoping. Bottom line is that it is a prototype seen in the images. When the iPhone 6/plus images were leaked there was a hole in the flash module which wasn't installed.

67. superkuiken

Posts: 168; Member since: Mar 24, 2013

Please let's hope so.

10. gagakiller

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 08, 2014

That camera is like a tumor on someone's back ! so Gross !!!

32. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

it's a cameraphone the title says it all

39. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Ye and people still complain about the big hump. Its a freaking camera phone, not a conventional smartphone.

12. Derekjeter

Posts: 1449; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I would buy it if it had something other than WP. I love Nokia phones, but the WP OS is just so damn bad.

46. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

In your opinion WP is bad, thats fair, in others opinion it is the best, it was the inspiration for the visual makeover of recent Android and iOS OS updates. On another note this device would have been interesting, at least the next Evolution of Live Tiles lived on with the awesome Mixview aka exploding Tiles.

59. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Can we play a game where every time you mention about how MS influenced Android and iOS, you give me a dollar? See I've got this Bugatti I'm looking at and at the rate you're going I can pick it up just after New Years.

66. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Sure I'm up for that, I'm looking to book a seat on Virgin Galactic space flight, at the rate at which Android fanboys bash WP, i can book that seat before new years even at 10 cents a bash. There are two sides to every coin.

74. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

The difference is it's the same thing every single time with you. Almost anytime Android is mentioned, you're there to remind everyone how MS influenced their and iOS's design. Broken record.

13. Donbenie

Posts: 248; Member since: Aug 04, 2013

That's one M@ther F#cking big hump there..

14. arjunezdaz

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 30, 2014

I will get it if it has 50 MP Camera Ultra wide angle lens dual boot to android or win 1 TB memory 16GB Ram RAW capture capabilties Free Lightroom

18. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

we got a dumbass over here!

40. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Not sure if troll or just an idiot. I will go with the first one just to be safe.

61. Ty_inCA

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

I mean, to be fair, I think everyone on this site would get it if that was the phone. 4 minute battery life would kinda suck though.

15. surethom

Posts: 1591; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

No Xenon flash, no thanks, led lights are still NO where near good enough yet to replace Xenon flash. Would you swop your Xenon flash for a leg on your compact or slr camera, NO.

28. Phonecall01 unregistered

lol... If a "flash" is a deal breaker for anyone considering a phone with an advance camera... You may need a pro camera. I like taking good pics with mine and frankly I hate using flash. The advantage of a good low light camera is that flash is usually unnecessary.

43. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Thing is this is not a compact camera neither DSLR. Its a freaking phone camera and there is a huge difference dumbass. You can use dual led and still be more than good. You are not making a real camera or dslr where you cant compromise on things like xenon light.

76. arjunezdaz

Posts: 32; Member since: Nov 30, 2014

Oh yes...52000 mAH battery....

16. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

the photos are Microsoft's way of saying we are still in the business. the design needs a case with rounded off corners so the smart phone does not dig into your hands when you are holding it. this is clearly a Prototype device. I think Microsoft realizes it has to put out a couple of HIGH END smart phones with it's Microsoft logo on the back. this is the last year of "Nokia Lumia" smart phones. if you are device collector buy the last "Nokia Lumia" that was released for sale this year. you wont see anymore of them!

19. irbaaz

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

McLaren has better Display...

21. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

heads up folks a well known Microsoft info Insider stated that Microsoft will probably not make any more mobile "ARMS CPU" tablets. that means the Current Windows RT OS tablets the Microsoft "Surface 2" and the "Nokia Lumia 2520" are collectables. they will continue to get updates but will no longer be manufactured. folks the "Surface Pro line" is safe it does not use any "ARMS CPU's ". I still think they they should make the held back "Surface Mini" ARMS CPU tablet to sell some ARMS CPU Device. Not everybody wants full Windows on a small tablet because you cannot easily see desktop programs on a small tablet screen. Look for the current Surface 2 to be replaced by a Surface 3 using an Intel Atom CPU running full Windows 8.1 and later be upgraded to run full Windows 10. A lot of folks think all Surface Tablets PC's should have run full Windows anyway. looks like in 2015 they will get their wish

47. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Everything is a rumor until its confirmed.

22. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

More like crapLaren. Give it up already MS and let the Nokia rest in pieces.

29. Phonecall01 unregistered

Lol... Hating much
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