Microsoft Announces Lumia 950 and 950 XL with USB Type-C, 20MP PureView Camera and More

By Vigneshwar
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From the past few days, the internet is abound with lots of speculations and leaks about next generation of Lumia devices, which is 950 and 950XL. Today, the Redmond giant, Microsoft has officially took the wraps off Lumia flagships, putting an end to all the speculations.

Microsoft Announces Lumia 950 and 950 XL with USB Type-C, 20MP Camera

The Lumia smarphones comes with Microsoft's Windows Hello technology feature even though it's in Beta version. This feature will help the user to unlock the device, by recognizing the face when picked up. To make it further better, company has employed liquid cooling technology inside, to keep the device's processors and chips at a low temperature.

Microsoft Lumia 950 - Key Specifications

Microsoft Lumia 950, sports a 5.2-inch QHD AMOLED display with Glance screen. It is powered by a Qualcomm's Snapdragon 808 Hexa-Core processor clubbed with 3GB RAM under the hood.

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Moving on to the imaging factor, this device flaunts a 20MP PureView sensor with 5th gen optical stabilization and Carl Zeiss optics rear camera, which records 2160p video natively with Lumia's traditional Hi-Fi audio recording, 5MP front snapper for selfie with out flash.

Microsoft Announces Lumia 950 and 950 XL with USB Type-C, 20MP Camera

Other specs includes, 32GB of internal storage, 3,000mAh battery, USB Type-C and wireless charging. With the USB Type-C connector users can hook the Display Dock, which gives you HDMI and DisplayPort video out plus three USBs.

Anyhow, the Microsoft Lumia 950 will cost around $550 (approx Rs. 35,856) and will be available for sale in November.

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL - Key Specifications

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flaunts a 5.7-inch with QHD AMOLED display with glance screen just like the 950 device. It is powered by a 1.5GHz Snapdragon 810 chipset along with Adreno 430 GPU clubbed with 3GB RAM under the hood.

Microsoft Announces Lumia 950 and 950 XL with USB Type-C, 20MP Camera

On the camera department, this flagship device sports a 20MP PureView sensor with 5th gen optical stabilization and Carl Zeiss optics rear camera, which records 2160p video natively with Lumia's traditional Hi-Fi audio recording, 5MP front snapper for selfie with out flash. Also, it comes with RGB LEDs for natural lighting for low-light shots.

Further, it comes with Qi wireless charging, 3,300mAh battery which takes 30 minutes for 50% battery charge, Windows 10 OS, USB Type-C connector.

Microsoft Announces Lumia 950 and 950 XL with USB Type-C, 20MP Camera

Apart from this, company did value addition to this device by introducng Display Dock for Continuum, which has one HDMI and one DisplayPort, plus three USB ports for accessories.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL will carry a price tag of $650 (approx Rs. 42,376) and will be available from November.

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