Microsoft Lumia 950XL Unveiled- Packs 5.7″ Screen, PureView Camera, Liquid Cooling And Much More!


Today, at Lumia event Microsoft unveiled a new Lumia 950XL Windows 10 smartphone and with the device PureView camera reborn on the big screen.

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.

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.

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.

Along with that the Lumia 950XL is also equipped with USB Type- C connector and a 3,340mAh of battery. Quick Charging: 50% battery charge takes just 30 minutes. 

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

Weight: 165g

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

Price & Availability: The Microsoft Lumia 950 will available in November and will set you back at $649. There will be a Dual-SIM version too.


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