It does look like Microsoft is planning for a flagship device under the Microsoft Lumia branding, apart from other entry-level smartphones.
PhoneArena has obtained a screenshot - which it asserts has come directly from a Nokia supplier factory - that has leaked all the tech specs of the upcoming Microsoft Lumia 940. Although the veracity of the leak cannot be confirmed right now, given the specs in the listing, the device could be a high-end offering from Microsoft.
Microsoft Lumia 940 will sport a 5in screen with resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels. That Microsoft has opted out of using the much-criticised QHD screen, should not be a disappointment for Lumia fans. The QHD panels have been criticised for draining more power than the standard screen resolution.
What is even more interesting is the mention of scratch resistant Gorilla Glass 4 covering, for which Corning is yet to make an announcement.
Snapdragon 805 chip featuring a quad-core processor clocked at 2.7GHz will work as a power house for Lumia 940, which also packs an Adreno 420 graphics unit and a 3GB RAM.
Other key elements of the smartphone include a new PureView camera with 24 megapixel resolution capable of recording 4K video at 60 frames per second. Besides, there is a five megapixel front snapper with 1080p capability.
In terms of dimension, the smartphone measures 137 x 71 x 8.9mm and weighs 146gm. It will offer 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage variants. When compared to Lumia 930, the Lumia 940 is thinner and lighter.
As the operating system mentioned in the list is Windows Phone 10, it is highly unlikely that Lumia 940 is going be available anytime soon.