Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 and Lumia XL 550 officially, sales in November
Today at a special press conference, Microsoft officially unveiled the long-awaited high level smartphones the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL. This is the first top models with Windows 10 Mobile, which offer not only access to the new mobile platform, but also a rich list of hardware features that are sure to please fans of hi-tech.
The Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL
Lumia 950 features a 5.2″ OLED Quad HD display with a pixel density of 564 ppi and function Glance. Displays the latest notifications and other important information directly on blocked off and a black screen that allows you to turn on the display and thereby save energy.
Lumia 950 XL is characterized by a diagonal display 5.7″ with the same resolution and pixel density of 518 ppi.
The emphasis in both novelties are made on the camera. We are talking about a 20-MP sensor with PureView technology, the 5th generation of optical image stabilization and triple LED RGB flash (for natural colors), support for 4k video recording with high quality sound and a separate button on the case to take pictures. The front camera has a resolution of 5-MP.
The Lumia 950 has a 6-core Snapdragon 808 chipset, while the Lumia 950 XL – 8-core Snapdragon 810. In both cases, the amount of RAM is 3 GB. It is curious that Microsoft have built into the smartphone technology of liquid cooling hardware components.
Both smartphones support wireless charging Qi, equipped with a 3000 mAh battery (950) and 3300 mAh (950 XL) with fast charging (50% in 30 minutes), and a new USB connector Type-C. the Latter is intended to connect the accessory Display Dock, through which smartphones can be used in Continuum mode, i.e. turn them into a desktop by connecting an external display, keyboard and mouse.
Also two phones supported Windows Hello – unlock the device via facial recognition front-facing camera.
Microsoft will release a Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL in November at a price of $549 and $649 respectively.
By the way, many people do not like the materials that the company chose to manufacture the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL (they are fully made of polycarbonate). Fortunately, Microsoft has seen fit to equip it with a removable cover, but because some third-party manufacturers went ahead and have already prepared their own versions of the back covers for the Lumia 950/XL for every taste and color, with metal frames (like the Lumia 830 and Lumia 930), with leather trim and a variety of different colors.
The flagship was not the only new smartphones on stage in new York. 550 new Lumia also running Windows 10 Mobile and is positioned in the market segment, where smartphones based on the previous version of the mobile operating system from Microsoft (Windows Phone) traditionally in high demand and attention of the public.
This smartphone has a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (315 ppi), a Quad-core Snapdragon 210, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB of internal memory (microSD slot), a 5-megapixel main camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel front camera and battery 2100 mAh battery.
Sale Lumia 550 will begin in November at a price of $ 139.