Today in New York, Microsoft Launched it’s Lumia 950 which is the smaller brother to the Lumia 950 XL. The smartphone comes loaded with full Windows 10 operating system.
Lumia 950 also supports Microsoft’s much touted Continuum feature. It lets users connect their smartphones to a full-size monitor using a dedicated dock. It comes loaded with Microsoft Office Universal app, Cortana, One drive and the Windows Hello biometric scanner for added security.
The Lumia 950 is priced at $549 (approximately Rs 35,700) and will be available starting November this year. However, there is no word on the Indian pricing and availability yet.
The device runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808 chipset which is a hexa-core processor (Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53) with Adreno 418 GPU paired with 3GB of RAM. Also offers 32GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card. A 5.2-inch QHD AMOLED capacitive display (1440 x 2560 pixels) covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection to keep scratches away.
It sports a 20-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization and a front facing 5-megapixel selfie camera. With 3,000mAh battery which supports Qualcomm’s QuickCharge and Wireless Charging, the smartphone will include connectivity features such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C connector are also present in the smartphone.
Specifications of Microsoft Lumia 950 are as follows:
|Display||5.2 inch QHD AMOLED capacitive (1440 x 2560 pixels) at 564 ppi covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Camera||20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, triple-LED RGB flash, 1/2.4” sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, PureView technology, dual capture, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR, Video – 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec, Front – 5 MP, 1080p|
|Processor||Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 chipset which is a hexa-core processor (Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Storage||32GB, expanded up to 200GB via a microSD card|
|Dimensions||145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm|
|Special Features||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C connector, Wireless charging (Qi-enabled) ,Fast charging|