The rumor mill surrounding Microsoft's two upcoming, and still unconfirmed, Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, got jumpstarted again this week. Two German websites claim to have more information about those devices, which were first rumored earlier in May.

WinFuture.de repeats the hardware specs of those two alleged smartphones, with the code names "Talkman" and "Cityman", but adds that the phones will come with an aluminum body frame and a design similar to the Lumia 830. It also claims, via its sources, that the back cover of those phones will be polycarbonate, and that those covers can also be removed, which should please consumers who want to have some options.

In addition, the DrWindows.de site claims that both of the flagship phones from Microsoft will have a USB Type-C connection port, which so far is only available on Apple's new MacBook but should start showing up on more devices soon. USB Type-C is said to be necessary for the new Continuum for Phones featured announced at Build a few weeks ago.

The report says that the new Windows 10 Mobile phones will also have wireless charging, along with an iris scanner so that the phones can be unlocked with a human eye. The latter part is necessary for the new Windows Hello security feature coming to Windows 10. The site also hints that a successor to the Lumia 1020, with its 41MP camera, is in the works but it won't be out until 2016.

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Here's a reminder of the previously announced, and unconfirmed, specs for these Windows 10 Mobile phones from Microsoft, starting with the "Talkman" device:

Talkman rumored specifications

  • 5.2 inch QHD display
  • Qualcomm-based six core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot
  • 20MP rear camera
  • 5MP front facing camera,
  • 3000 mAh removable battery
  • USB Type-C

Cityman rumored specifications

  • 5.7 inch QHD display
  • Qualcomm-based eight core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot
  • 20MP rear camera
  • 5MP front facing camera,
  • 3300 mAh removable battery
  • USB Type-C

Again, we haven't been able to to confirm any of this information, so take all of these kinds of reports with a grain of salt until Microsoft offers up some official information.

Source: WinFuture.de; DrWindows.de