Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Release Date, Price, Specifications, Pros and Cons

lumia 950 xl front and back     So you are looking for Microsoft’s flagship mobile phone, huh!! Both Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL are going to launch on October, 6, 2015 in the Microsoft’s special hardware launch event. Here is what Microsoft revealed about Lumia 950 XL during the launch event along with price details;

Body Dimensions 5.98 x 3.09 x 0.28 inches
Display Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
  Screen 5.7 inches Quad HD Disply
Memory Internal 32 GB (3 GB RAM)
External microSDXCTM slot up to 2 TB
Camera Primary cam 20 MP sensor, Tricolour natural LED Flash
Secondary cam  5 MP, Full HD, Wide angle
Battery Primary Li-Ion 3340 mAh


USB-C Fast Charging: Get up to 50% capacity with just 30 minutes of charging.

Platform: Windows 10 Mobile

Processor:  2 GHz Octa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810

Graphics Processor: Adreno 430

IRIS Scanner: Supports Windows Hello [not confirmed from trusted sources]

Other features: Optical image stabilization, Auto-focus, Geo tagging, GPS, A-GPS, Wi-Fi positioning, Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)

Sensores: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Barometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer

lumia 950 XL blackPros:

  1. Wireless Charging.
  2. Best Pixel density 518 ppi, fantastic display
  3. Slimmer, feels good in hand
  4. Camera will be excellent since it comes with ZEISS optics and tricolor LED Flash feature
  5. Good screen to body ratio (0.74)


  1. Battery may be a limitation for heavy users
  2. Too costly, high budget phone!

Have a look at Microsoft Lumia Video;


Apprx INR 42,000/- (US $649)

Do you know?

     Microsoft accidentally uploaded information of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL on their UK website before release! The information was obviously removed later on.

lumia 950 windows store price

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