Microsoft Lumia 950 -Specifications & Price

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.

Other Specs

Microsoft Lumia 950 detailed specifications
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 145.00 x 73.20 x 8.20
Weight (g) 150.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery Yes
SAR value 0.00
Screen size (inches) 5.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 564
Processor 1.8GHz  hexa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 200
Rear camera 20-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel
Operating System Windows 10 Mobile
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Direct No
MHL Out No
Headphones 3.5mm
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No

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.


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