Microsoft officially announced its new smartphones Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL at Newyork event, The Lumia 950 and 950 XL starts pricing in Dollars $549 and $649 for 32GB storage variant available in the US in November.
The Lumia 950 powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. For Lumia 950 XL with Snapdragon 810. Both units have 3 GB of RAM each. According to the Microsoft another new Lumia model will be available From December, which is aimed at beginners. It’s Lumia 550 and will cost $ 139. The company introduced a liquid cooling system to alleviate the famous overheating problems of the chip. I think this is a first on a smartphone.
The Lumia 950 has a beautiful polycarbonate shell. It falls in the line of previous Lumia versions and finishes appear copies. The interface is fairly traditional however. The physical buttons are placed at the right edge with the volume controls, the power button. Microsoft has not integrated fingerprint reader to its new Lumia smartphones. Opted for a facial recognition system managed by Windows Hello.
Lumia 950 features a 5.2-inch screen, other side 950 XL It’s not really a surprise, but the XXL positions in the segment of phablettes. and 5.7-inch WQHD OLED screen, both models comes with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 564 ppi and 518 ppi respectively and two Lumia phones meet the leaked preliminary information. High-end cameras, Among the highlights of both models include the 20-megapixel main camera on the back, which has a triple RGB Lightning. Capable of 4K video with optical image stabilization. Even without flash Microsoft promises “amazing” photos in low light conditions and optical image stabilization. For Selfies and video calls, a 5 megapixel full HD camera on the front is available.
As expected, Windows 10 is on board. Thus, the most productive smartphone of all time, said Microsoft executives Panos Panay: After all, it contains Cortana, Skype and OneDrive. The storage space supports up to 32 GB and it will be possible to extend it through a micro SD card (maximum 2 TB). The smartphones come with a USB Type C connector, is also charged via quick charge function is available, 30 minutes charging time required for 50 percent battery usage.
The 5.7-inch Lumia 950 XL measures 152 x 78.4 x 8.1mm thick, the 5.2-inch version Lumia 950 comes with dimensions of 1145 x 73.2 x 8.25mm. It supports data transfer by LTE, WLAN IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n / AC, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and GPS. For the monitor port, the HDMI and DisplayPort Dock. In addition, three USB ports for peripherals are available. Both support fast charging via USB Type-C, Microsoft XL 950 powered by the battery with a capacity of 3340 mAh, the smaller Lumia 950, a version with 3000 mAh. Maximum standby time of 12 days with both phones.