Microsoft India unwraps Lumia 950, 950 XL running on windows 10

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Windows mobile phone enthusiasts in India now have something to cheer for. The tech giant has launched its two new flagship phones: Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL.  Both these phones were earlier showcased at Microsoft event in November, New York and have now been introduced in India.

Pre-booking for two Lumia flagship starts today, only on both online and offline market – Amazon, Microsoft stores, Chroma and Reliance Digital stores. It will be available from 11th December 2015.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 is a Dual SIM smartphone which features a 5.2-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) AMOLED display. It wears layer of Corning Glass 3 and has a pixel density of 564ppi. The Lumia 950 is powered by a Snapdragon 808 processor ticking at 1.8GHz and it get additional assistance from 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB of inbuilt storage which can be bumped up to 2TB via microSD card. It comes with USB Type-C port which is USB 3.1 certified. With regards to optics, the Lumia 950 sports a 20-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, OIS (optical image stabilization), a F/1.9 aperture, and a triple-LED RGB flash module. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies.


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“With the launch of Windows 10, we have ushered in an era of more personal computing which is all about interacting more easily, more naturally and more securely in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Now, with Windows 10 on Lumia we take innovation to the next level and build upon the unique experiences of Windows 10 for phone users. Designed for Windows fans and mobile professionals who desire a premium phone that takes full advantage of Windows 10, the new flagship devices are powerful, performance-driven, unique and innovative,” said Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India at the launch event.

On the other hand, it’s bigger sibling – Lumia 950 XL sports a larger 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED display with a pixel density of 518ppi. Under its hood, enthralls a Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz coupled with 3 GB of RAM. Link Lumia 950, it is also cooled down with liquid-cool technology.

The optics on both phones are the same and both gets a dedicated camera key. The USP of these two Windows 10 powered devices is its Continuum feature, which turns the smartphone into a full-fledged PC running Windows 10.

Key Specifications and features:

Phone Lumia 950 Lumia 950XL
Display 5.2-inches  QHD display with 564ppi 5.7-inch QHD ddisplay with 518ppi
Processor 1.8GHz hexa-core Qualcomm 808 Snapdragon 64-bit 1.8GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor
Internal Storage 32GB 32GB
Software Windows 10 Windows 10
Primary Camera 20MP Zeiss, f/1.9, OIS, triple LED natural flash 20MP Zeiss, f/1.9, OIS, triple LED natural flash
Selfie Camera 5MP wide-angle 1080p 5MP wide-angle 1080p
Dimensions and Weight 145 x 73.2 x 8.25 mm, 150g 151.90 x 78.40 x 8.10, 165g
Battery 3,000mAh (removable) 3340mAh (removable)
Price in India 43,699/-INR 49,399/-INR
Deepak RajawatDeepak Rajawat
Experienced technology journalist with over 7-years of experience. Before embracing online journalism, he has worked with several legacy publications including print editions at Hindustan Times and The Statesman. He also has a keen interest in Sports, which he used to cover with equal enthusiasm in his early career.

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