As expected, Microsoft has announced their latest flagship devices, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 Xl in India, these are the first smartphone’s which runs on latest Windows 10 OS right out of the box, yes Microsoft has announced that many of Windows 8.1 based devices will get Windows 10 update sometime later this year or by early next year, but these Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL runs on Windows 10 out of the box.
Both of these devices will be available from December 11, online it will be available only on Amazon India, and it will also be available on offline stores like Chroma and Reliance Digital. Company has priced Lumia 950 at Rs. 43,699 where as Lumia 950 XL will be available at Rs 49,399, which we think is on higher side and company might have tough time to sell these devices in India.
This new Windows 10 platform comes with host of new features like all new Microsoft Edge web browser, clean interface, improved keyboard, Universal apps, Cortana and much more, this Windows 10 also allows developers to easily port their Android or iOS apps to Windows 10 platform.
When it comes to specs Microsoft Lumia 950, it flaunts an 5.2-inch WQHD (2560×1440 pixels) AMOLED ClearBlack display with pixel density of 564ppi, screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and at its heart it has got Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz along with 3GB of RAM, it also comes with 32GB internal storage which can be further expandable up to 2TB via microSD card and like always you will also have OneDrive storage.
When it comes to photography, it features an 20-megapixel f/1.9 PureView rear snapper with triple-LED flash, optical image stabilization and also supports 4K video recording, at front there is an 5-megapixel wide angle f/2.4 selfie camera which can record 1080p videos.
For connectivity it supports dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, and USB Type-C port, it houses an 3,000mAh battery which supports charging support and fast charging, company claims that the battery is good enough to offer up to 18 hours of talktime, and up to 12 days on standby mode.
When it comes to Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, and as name suggest its the bigger variant of Lumia 950 and much of the specs remains the same, it flaunts a bigger 5.7-inch WQHD display with massive 518ppi and again protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, under the hood it is powered by an 2GHz Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor along with 3GB of RAM, it has houses an bigger 3,340mAh battery to which company claims can give up to 19 hours of talktime and up to 12 days on standby mode.