Windows Phone 10 Mobile Release Date News: HP 'Falcon' Smartphone Spotted In The Wild [VIDEO]
Move over Lumia 950 XL, rumor has it that a new giant Windows 10 mobile phone will be joining the fleet of smartphones coming out in 2016. According to Nokiapoweruser, a listing on GFXBench reveals a mystery phablet with the codename "HP Falcon." Skepticism remains on whether or not the prototype is a legit HP phone or not, however this but if information follows the recent separation of Hewlett-Packard into two companies. It's also worth mentioning that the discovery of this possible HP smartphone is on the heels of reports that HP is shifting its direction away from the tablet market.
Rundown the hardware specs rumors and leaks surrounding any of the Android smartphones coming in 2016, and you'll find a Snapdragon 820 processor on the list. The HP Falcon Windows 10 phone, if it's real appears to be following suit, housing the identical Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with an Adreno 530 GPU and DirectX 11 in tow to handle demanding graphics. Additional features of the HP Falcon include a 5.8-inch display with a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440. Camera specs are out of this world with a 12MP front facing selfie cam on the front coupled with a built-in 20MP camera on the back.
HP finally be making a return to the smartphone scene which could be wise move. Industry analysts forecast a steady rise of Windows based laptops and 2-n-1 convertible hybrid notebook tablets such as the HP Spectre x360. With HP throwing its hat back into the ring, a new Windows 10 smartphone could make a suitable companion device to its existing portable PC lineup.