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Microsoft might be working on a Snapdragon 820-powered Windows 10 Mobile phablet

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Microsoft might be working on a Snapdragon 820-powered Windows 10 Mobile phablet
The Windows maker's current-generation flagships, the Microsoft Lumia 950 and the larger Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, have only been around since late November, but if a recent discovery in the Geekbench database is to be believed, the company is already working on an even faster device, one powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. 

Before progressing any further, it must be mentioned that we can't verify that this is a genuine result, and not the work of a prankster. With that in mind, however, let us explore the information provided by this alleged leaked result.

The leaked benchmark result lists a 6-inch display with a resolution of 1440 by 2560 pixels. Aside from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset, a mobile SoC that integrates a 2.2GHz quad-core Kyro CPU and an Adreno 530 GPU, the GFXBench also lists internal specs such 20MP primary camera, a 12MP secondary shooter, and 43GB of free storage space out of a likely total of 64GB. 

Interestingly, GFXBench only lists 1.5GB of RAM, but we've seen this particular benchmark getting some specs off at times. For instance, the resolution of the display is actually listed as 1449 by 2560 pixels, which is likely a misinterpretation of 1440 by 2560 pixels, a resolution that's commonly known as QHD.

Now, since Microsoft remains the only high-end Windows 10 Mobile smartphone manufacturer to this date, chances are that this is a Lumia device. Previously, we've unexpectedly heard that HP is also working on a Snapdragon 820-based handset of its own called the HP Falcon, but the size of the display and the amount of RAM listed in this new result do not coincide.

What do you guys think? Would you be interested in a 6-inch Windows 10 Mobile phablet powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset? 

source: GFXBench

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