In the wake of recent hardware releases like the Surface Book, it seems Microsoft is back in business in a big way. Their newly introduced and showcased Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL phones are here and they look good. They are actually the first smartphones that the company released after the whole Nokia situation subsided overall.
The two smartphones come with impressive hardware specifications. The Microsoft Lumia 950 comes with a 5.2-inch WQHD OLED screen and it has a 1440×2560 resolution. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and 3GB of RAM, along with 32GB of storage. Additionally it offers the Windows Hello option, allowing you to login to your phone VIA face recognition. The phones give support in creation of impressive photographs, thanks to a 20MP sensor and a new, triple-LED flash which allows its camera to create some colorful photos.
The Lumia 950 XL comes with a 5.7-inch WQHD OLED display and it is powered by a Snapdragon 810 processor. It has 3GB of memory and 32GB of storage, the same as the Lumia 950. Main difference then are the processor power and model, size of the screen and the remaining items are the same.
Both devices come with Continuum support, allowing you to use your mouse, keyboard and display to turn the Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphone into a mobile computer, creating a productivity suite fitting to most professionals. Both devices feature an SD Card slot, support for USB Type-C and removable batteries. These phones have a sale start date set in November with attractive price points. For the Microsoft Lumia 950, you will have to cough up $549, while the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL will burn a $649 hole in your pocket respectively.