Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 950 that houses the snapdragon 808 hexa core processor for $549 (approx ₹36K). Key highlight is USB Type C port with fast charging – 50% in 30 minutes, 20MP primary camera and the touch screen with quad HD resolution.

This Microsoft handset sports a 5.2 inch OLED screen supporting 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD) resolution, screen comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection. It is running Windows 10 Mobile with 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and there is micro SD card slot to add additional storage of up to 200GB.

As mentioned the Lumia 950 is powered by 1.8GHz snapdragon 808 hexa core processor coupled with Adreno 418 GPU. There is a 20MP camera with ZEISS Optics packed on the rear, along with OIS and triple LED flash support (to balance out brightness). Front camera is 5MP fixed focus and supports wide angle selfies. This Microsoft Lumia 950 handset can shoot 4K videos.

Hexa core powered Microsoft Lumia 950 announced

Key features are 4G, 3G, 2G, GPS, WiFi, supports Windows Continuum, Windows Hello Beta and Bluetooth. Lumia 950 comes with a 3000 mAh battery (with fast charging) that can be removed (removable battery) and the handset is using a USB TYPE C port. Microsoft Lumia 950 is priced at $549.

By Rajeev Rana

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