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Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL Release Date, Specs and Features

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Microsoft is a big name in the tech industry and everyone has undoubtedly heard of this tech behemoth. In the last years, Microsoft has carefully built a name and reputation for itself. The company is set on shaking the smartphone industry to the core. In the past, devices like Microsoft Lumia and Nokia Lumia haven’t been appreciated. But, Microsoft has had enough and is looking to make a change.

The Lumia phones are coming out with a brand new look and new names. They will be dubbed Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. The word around town is that the Lumia devices will make their appearance in October. Also the latter phones will be launched with the new Windows 10 operating system. Check out the specs mentioned below which will convince you why the upcoming Lumia phones will be considered Microsoft’s flagship devices.

  1. Lumia 950

The Lumia 950 will come out in matte white shade with a neat black polycarbonate body. It will sport a 5.2-inch WQHD (1440×2560) OLED display and it will be fired-up by a Snapdragon 808 and a 64-bit Hexa core. The device will also have the Iris scanner incorporated for Windows Hello. Users will enjoy 3GB of RAM with the Lumia 950 phone and 32GB of internal storage (via microSD card slot). The camera is a 20 MP back end one with a PureView element with a 5MP front one. Microsoft used a 3000 mAh detachable battery for this device and the best part about it is that it has a Qi wireless charging and USB Type-C as well.

  1. Lumia 950 XL

The Lumia 950 XL has the same matte white finish and the black polycarbonate body as the Lumia 950 one. The display is a 5.7-inch WQHD (1440×2560) OLED one, the processor is a Snapdragon 810 and 64-bit Octa core and it’s helped by 32GB build-in storage, expanded with up to 128GB. The same Iris scanner is integrated in the Lumia 950 Xl and it mirrors the Lumia 950 device in terms of RAM and internal storage. The camera is also a 20 MP one with the identical PureView element, but this phone has a triple LED flash incorporated. What you will also love is the silver ring (measuring just 1mm) right inside the perimeter of the camera pod and the knobs on the side, which are made out of aluminum.