Cancelled Microsoft Lumia 750 ‘Guilin’ Surfaces in Hands-on Video
Prior to the sale of its then Nokia-acquired mobile division to Foxconn-backed HMD Global in 2016, Microsoft reportedly cancelled a number of new Lumia Windows phones which were about to go official. While the Lumia 550, 650 and 950/950 XL were released, the Lumia 750 and 850 make the list of devices which were killed off even though they were very near launch.
A new hands-on video of the cancelled Lumia 750 – codenamed ‘Guilin’ has surfaced from China. The mid-range device has the typical Lumia smartphone design and the specs were in line with that of other mid-range devices released then. It sports a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD display and a 2,020mAh battery.
It is equipped with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 / 212 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB built-in expandable storage, rear 5MP camera with LED flash, front 5MP selfie camera and is said to run Windows 10 Mobile. Asides ardent WP lovers, the price had to be so reasonable to convince people to buy.
At the moment, the Lumia 650 is officially the last Lumia and Windows phone released by Microsoft. The metal-clad device with Windows 10 Mobile went on sale in Europe starting February 2016 for EUR 199.