Microsoft rumored to be working on its first Lumia smartphone with front-facing LED flash

Microsoft rumored to be working on its first Lumia smartphone with front-facing LED flash
Serial leakster Evan Blass, best known by his @evleaks Twitter handle, recently teased the fact that Microsoft is working on the first Lumia smartphone with a front-facing LED flash.

After asking on Twitter whether any current Lumia smartphone comes with a front-facing flash, Blass admitted that this was actually a teaser camouflaged as a question. Unfortunately, the leakster shared no further details on the Lumia handset in question. 

With Microsoft's Windows 10 right around the corner, chances are that, if this rumor turns out to be accurate, the handset will come out later this fall with Windows 10 Mobile on board. 

As the selfie trend emerged, and then skyrocketed, some smartphone makers tried to capitalize on it by releasing selfie-centric smartphones that integrate front-facing LED flash units. Interestingly, one rumor claims that the upcoming iPhone 6S will come with a front-facing LED flash, although nothing can be confirmed at this point.

It remains to be seen if this new Lumia handset will be a high-end device, or more of a mid-range solution, although the latter seems to be more probable. 

As rumors of an impending high-end metal clad Lumia flagship are starting to gain inertia, how do you feel about the possibility of Microsoft launching a Windows 10 Mobile Lumia handset with a front-facing flash?

source: @evleaks


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