Today, at Lumia event Microsoft unveiled a new Lumia 950XL Windows 10 smartphone and with the device PureView camera reborn on the big screen.
Microsoft Lumia 950XL comes with a 5.7-inch QHD screen with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, and for protection there is Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It's an AMOLED unit with Glance screen. Under the hood there's a Snapdragon 810 chipset – Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Adreno 430 to bear the load of QHD graphics and 3GB of RAM. And to keep the device running cool, Microsoft introduces a liquid cooling solution.
If you people remember, 2 years back Nokia introduced a 6-inch giant Lumia 1520 Windows Phone and it was the largest Windows Phone around at that time. Although, Microsoft's new Lumia device isn't a giant phone but it does come with huge 5.7-inch display screen.
Camera section includes: a 20MP PureView sensor (1/2.4") with 5th gen optical stabilisation and Carl Zeiss optics (f/1.9). It can record 2160p video natively with Lumia's traditional Hi-Fi audio recording. There's a 5MP/1080p selfie camera too, accompanied by its own LED flash.
Additionally, the phone will come with USB Type-C connector using which you can hook up the Display Dock which gives you HDMI and DisplayPort video out plus 3 USBs. Microsoft also introduced a new Windows Hello feature, the feature is currently in beta version, it uses the front facing camera to recognise you and unlock the device.
Here's Microsoft Lumia 950XL's full specs sheet:
Size: 151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1mm
Display: 5.7-inch AMOLED display screen with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, and for protection there is Corning Gorilla Glass 4
OS: Microsoft Windows 10
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
CPU: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57
GPU: Adreno 430
Storage: 32GB, expandable via microsSD card
Primary Camera: 20MP PureView sensor (1/2.4") with 5th gen optical stabilization and Carl Zeiss optics (f/1.9)
Secondary Camera: 5 MP, 1080p, accompanied by its own LED flash
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, NFC, FM Radio, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core
Colors: Black and White
Battery: 3340 mAh battery