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Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL: Latest Microsoft Flagships


Microsoft has been a name which has been one of the biggest forces in the world of technology over the past 41 years.

The company has been coming out with some of the most breath-takingly incredible innovations in the world of software technology.

Markets of software technology have witnessed Microsoft as the biggest force to hit the industry, and the company holds an even bigger and dominating position when you look at the world of operating systems.

Microsoft’s Windows 10 OS has been an overwhelming success from the company and sources have been claiming that the company has crossed the 200 million mark with the user base.

Microsoft’s 2015 was also marked with their ventures into the hardware markets, something for which they are not quite known for.

However, over the past few years, the company has been coming out with hardware endeavours, and their latest ones have led to the release of many new smartphones.

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL have been two of those several new phones that have recently come out, and both of them have been a flagship release.

The phones come with the latest, modern day specs, and have been released to help stabilize a Microsoft Mobiles division which was in shambles, with losses amounting to almost $8 Billion, and over 7800 employees let off, the company was in desperate need of a saving grace, which came in form of the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL.

The phones both come with similar specs. Microsoft Lumia 950 as well as Lumia 950 XL come out with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage.

The phones both feature 20MP of carl zeiss camera, and a 5MP front camera which features a wide angled lens. Both the devices come with USB C connectivity and run the Windows 10 OS.

Lumia 950 as well as Lumia 950 XL come with triple LED flash and dedicated camera buttons.

The phones also feature a brand new feature, called ‘liquid cooling’ which uses a tablet class coolant to keep the processors cool.

Talking about the processors, the processors and the screen size are the two major differences that set the phones apart as most other features remain the same.

The Lumia 950 comes with a 5.2 inched screen and a Snapdragon 808 SoC, while the XL variant of the phone comes with a 5.7 inched screen and runs on the Snapdragon 810 SoC.