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Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950XL finally launching in India today

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL will be the first smartphones to feature Windows 10 mobile operating system.

By: Tech Desk | Updated: November 30, 2015 11:58:28 am
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Update: Microsoft has confirmed that it will be holding a special event today, November 30 where the new Lumia phones are expected. 

The much-anticipated Windows premium smartphones Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL are slated to release on November 30, according to a report by WindowsCentral. Microsoft, however has not yet made any official announcements about the release dates of the two phones.

The report further says, “We don’t really know if the two devices are launching together or not, but the assumption is that both variants should be available in the Indian market. In all likelihood, the Display Dock will also be launched alongside the handsets.”

Specs of the two smartphones were leaked back in September at the Worldwide Partner Conference. Back then, these were codenamed Talkman and Cityman.

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL will be the first smartphones to run Windows 10 mobile which shares the code-base with Windows 10 desktop OS. The significant selling point would be the Continuum feature which when connected to a supported Display Dock beams all the apps to a larger screen.

Microsoft Lumia 950 features a 5.2-inch AMOLED Display with 2560×1440 pixel resolution (564ppi). It is powered by 1.8HHz Snapdragon 808 64-bit hexa-core processor, has 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage and a microSD card slot for external storage.

Lumia 950XL, on the other hand sports a bigger 5.7-inch IPS display (2,560 x 1440 pixel) and 518ppi pixel density. Under the hood, the smartphone packs a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor.

Both the devices feature a 20MP PureView rear camera with triple LED flash and a back camera of 5MP with wide-angle lens.

While Lumia 950 is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, 950XL comes with a slightly bigger battery of 3,340mAh. Microsoft also announced that Lumia 950Xl will feature liquid cooling technology to dissipate the heat.

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