More Microsoft Lumia 850 renders leak online

More Microsoft Lumia 850 renders leak online
More Microsoft Lumia 850 renders leak online
Microsoft may soon bring more mainstream Windows 10 Mobile smartphones to market including the Lumia 850 Honjo.

The flagship Lumia 950 and 950 XL were revealed in early October, but a number of rumors have surfaced since then on additional Lumia smartphones catered to the budget and mainstream markets. Renders of the supposed Lumia 850 "Honjo" have again leaked online and may confirm previous leaks from @OnLeaks.

The "Honjo" codename was previously thought to refer to both the Lumia 850 and 850 XL. However, markets observers believe that Microsoft has canceled plans for at least one Lumia 850 model or may be dropping the name altogether.

Consequently, the new renders from @EvLeaks have dropped the 850 name altogether and are listed as "Lumia XXX 2016". It is possible that Microsoft will market the smartphones under a different naming convention. The "Lumia 850" designation has been a popular fan-favorite when referring to these unconfirmed leaks.

Lumia's next mainstream Windows 10 Mobile smartphone - whatever it may be called - is expected to carry a Snapdragon 410 SoC with 1 GB RAM.

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Ronald Tiefenthäler/ Allen Ngo, 2015-12-14 (Update: 2015-12-14)
Allen Ngo
Allen Ngo - US Editor in Chief
After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.