Earlier this week Microsoft launched its much awaited Lumia 950 & Lumia 950 XL flagship smartphones, Microsoft has put a lot in its new flagship devices, and the devices are expected to be released in India by next month, although there is no such confirmation about the price, but according to the pricing in the USA, the device is expected to be released in India with a price tag of Rs 39,000 & Rs 43,000.In this post, we are going to talk about the Lumia 950,and the top 7 things which should know about this device.
So, here are the top 7 things which you should know about the Lumia 950-
This is the first Windows Phone to have the brand new Windows 10 O.S, now as far as the look goes there are no major changes made when compared to the Windows 8.1 O.S. But when you use the device you will see the changes that have been made. To give a better feel Microsoft have added features like glance screen, new transition effects, Windows Hello (an iris scanner which unlocks the device by scanning your face), optimized apps, etc.
Microsoft’s device have the reputation of having good set cameras in its devices, and the same goes for the Lumia 950, the device is having a 20 MP rear facing camera supported by a triple-LED flash, and it also comes with Optical image stabilization, which enables you to take great pictures in low-light conditions. Now coming to the front, there is a 5 MP camera for selfies and video calling, the front camera also takes good quality pictures.
The Lumia 950 is having a powerful Snapdragon 808 hexa core processor coupled with 3 GB of RAM, so in short, it’s a beast which easily handle heavy multi-tasking and task managing. And,this is the first set of Lumia smartphones to have 3 GB of RAM. When it comes to gaming, the Lumia 950 packs a Adreno 418 GPU which gives you the freedom to play high-end games without any kind of issues.
The Continuum is basically a device from Microsoft, which allows you to makes the Lumia 950 and 950 XL a fully working PC, all you have to do is plug in your smartphone with the Continuum, and connect it with the other required devices like monitor, Keyboard, mouse etc.
Nowadays, many smartphones have the heating issue, which happens when you do heavy multi-tasking or gaming for a long time, but Microsoft have covered that with its new Liquid Cooling system, so if you do heavy multi-tasking or gaming for a long duration, you won’t face any kind of heating issues.
The Lumia 950 comes with the new USB Type- C 1.0 connectors, which supports fast charging, so basically you can charge the device from 0% to 100% within a 60-90 minutes.
Microsoft has added an internal memory of 32 GB in the Lumia 950, but the good thing is that, the device also has a microSD card slot which can be expanded up to 200 GB, so you don’t have to worry about running out of storage.
|Device name||Lumia 950|
|Release Date||November 2015|
|Colors available in||NA|
|Screen Size||5.2 inch|
|Pixel density||~ 564 ppi|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|O.S & Hardware|
|Processor||1.8 GHz Hexa-core|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808|
|Internal memory||32 GB|
|Expandable memory||up to 200 GB|
|Ambient Light Sensor||Yes|
|Primary Camera||20 MP|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|Video||2K recording @30fps|
|Features||triple-LED flash,Carl Zeiss optics,optical image stabilization,panorama,auto-focus,
HDR,face detection,Geo-tagging,dual capture
|Wi-Fi||Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Audio Jack||Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
|Capacity||3000 mAh (Li-lon)|
|Talk Time||upto 19+ hrs (3G)
upto 26+ hrs (2G)
|Store & Price|
|Rs 43,699 Click here to buy|