Unveiled along side its larger variant -the Microsoft Lumia 950XL ,the Microsoft Lumia 950 is Microsoft 2015 premium flagship device, and the sucessor to the Lumia 930 announced sometime in 2014.The Microsoft Lumia 950 and its larger variant are the first Windows phone to boot Windows 10 Mobile out of the box.
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Who else needs a finger print scanner when you can simply unlock your device by looking at it (infrared iris scanner)? That is one tool Microsoft wants you to be excited about.Aside that,the Lumia 950 got so many things to be excited about- It features a big, sharp displays, proven processors, a cutting-edge USB Type-C charging port and two other things a lot of users almost can not do without: a removable battery and a microSD card slot for extra storage.
Microsoft’s Lumia 950 will also include support for a new Continuum feature of Windows 10 Mobile. Continuum will turn a phone into a PC by allowing support for a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard, and the ability to connect a device wirelessly to a monitor.
Specs and Design
While most recent flagship comes wit a premium looking metal Build and feel,Microsoft decided to maintain the non so premium looking plastic build for the Lumia 950 and even its larger sibling.
Specs wise,the Microsoft Lumia 950 comes with a 5.2-inch QHD display with a pixel density of 564ppi. Below that is a 1.8GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC together with 3GB of RAM 32GB of expandable inbuilt storage (up to 200GB).
Another talking point of the Microsoft Lumia 950 is its Camera capability featuring a primary 20-megapixel PureView camera with triple LED flash ,4K video recording, OIS, and an f/1.9 aperture and a wide-angle 5-megapixel front-facing camera.There is a dedicated camera button also.
The Lumia 950 is backed by a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge, which will allow the phones to charge up to 50% of its battery life in 30 minutes ,runs on Window 10 mobile with support for Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, USB Type-C, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS.
|Dimensions (mm)||145.00 x 73.20 x 8.20|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3000|
|Screen size (inches)||5.20|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||564|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||200|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Mobile|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.10|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
Microsoft Lumia 950 Pricing & Availability
The Microsoft Lumia 950 will be available sometime in November 2015 starting from $549 (roughly 490Euro) .The price of Microsoft Lumia 950 when available in Nigeria will range from N100,000 – N120,000 only depending on where you are buying from.