During the Unleash event held in India during November 1st week, Microsoft has announced that it will launch the latest Lumia flagship smartphones those are Lumia 950XL and 950 in India by the end of this year. The company now has an official date for the launch of the Lumia 950XL and 950 in India, the company has scheduled event in India on November 30th along with the smartphones launch the company is also organizing an exclusive Windows 10 Insiders event on the same day in Delhi and Mumbai that will give you access to the first-hand experience of the smartphones. Thos who will register and attend the event can get a free dock if you buy any of these two smartphones within the package, space is limited says Microsoft, so you need to arrive at the event as early as possible, also registration does not guarantee entry. Be quick to register for the event if you have received a mail from Microsoft. Let’s look at the specifications of Lumia 950XL and 950.
Lumia 950XL and 950 Specifications:
Lumia 950XL sports a 5.7-inches QHD(1440 by 2560) AMOLED display that is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The display accounts to a pixel density of 518PPI(pixels per inch)The glance screen is there like any other Microsoft mobile which will allow you to have a peek at your notifications. The ClearBlack technology will lower the reflective nature of the display outdoors.
Lumia 950 sports a smaller 5.2-inches QHD(1440 by 2560) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, the pixel counts jump to a whopping 564 PPI which is higher than the Lumia 950XL considering the compact display. Glance feature is also available on the Lumia 950.
The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810Soc clocked at 2.0GHz Octa-Core processor with Adreno 430 GPU. The processor is liquid cooled says the company eliminating the excessive heating. There is 3GB of Ram and 32GB internal storage with an SD card slot for memory expansion.
Lumia 950 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808Soc clocked at 1.8GHz Hexa-Core processor with Adreno 418GPU. There is 3GB of Ram and 32GB internal storage with an SD card slot for memory expansion.
Both Lumia 950XL and 950 runs on Windows 10 OS right out of the box meaning you will have all the new win 10 features like eDrive, Skype, Office, and Microsoft’s new Edge browser are baked into the experience. Though the Lumia 950XL doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor it takes advantage of the Microsoft’s Hello identification system which will identify the users face and unlocks without even pressing any button.
There is a 20-megapixel ZEISS optics PureView rear camera with triple tone LED flash, 5th generation optical image stabilization and a 5-megapixel front facing camera with 1080p video recording. Microsoft says the rear camera can provide quality images even in low-light conditions. Both Lumia 950XL and 950 feature same camera optics.
Connectivity features 4G LTE/3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C for the first time on a Microsoft device. There is a 3340mAh removable battery, wireless fast charging with flip cover. While the Lumia 950 features a low battery unit of 3,000mAh with fast charging and wireless fast charging with flip cover.
We should know the pricing and availability of these smartphones on November 30th, so stay tuned.