This is a Guest Post by Kundan Srivastava
After a tempting wait, Microsoft’s latest masterpieces, Lumia 950 and 950XL are hitting the shelves in the Indian market. Both dual-SIM based smartphones pack an exemplary set of specs and bring some interesting features with Windows 10 Mobile, the latest mobile based operating system from the company. While Lumia 950 flaunts its own charm, its elder sibling, Lumia 950 XL packs enormous power to take on any high-end player in the market. The meticulously crafted device sports a beautiful quad-HD display, and includes some of the best features that you could have never thought off!
So here, we’ll highlight some of the best features that make Microsoft Lumia 950XL absolutely unique in the high-end segment. The device endows some mind-boggling features that are not available in any high-end phone, and will not possible show up even in next few years. Have a look to know more:
Microsoft Lumia 950XL:
1. Windows 10 Mobile:
The latest, finest and the smartest operating system from Microsoft is now available on mobile. Windows 10 made a strong impression on PC users and is likely to do the same for mobile-based users as well. Lumia 950 XL runs Windows 10 Mobile out-of-the-box, and packs a slew of intuitive features with a bunch of app and UI upgrades. The interface of the handset looks cleaner and sharper than ever, Cortana integration has improved, and native Windows apps such as Office, Sky Drive, Photos, Messaging, and One Note have also improved a lot. Microsoft has also redesigned the Windows Store with a new look and feel. It offers easier access to a plethora of apps and allows you to install them across all your Windows 10 devices. It offers a unified Windows experience across all your devices and creates an ideal ecosystem for seamless work and play.
2. A razor sharp Display:
Along with Windows 10, Microsoft has lived up to our expectations by offering a beautifully crafted quad-HD AMOLED display. The 5.7-inch clear back display of this handset gives a mesmerizing viewing experience with vibrant and true-to-life colors. It boasts added protection for Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and creates an ideal environment for gamers and movie buffs. No doubt, it’s one of the finest display panels, promising a perfect union of vivid colors, fine details, and enhanced durability.
3. Capture ever moment with perfection:
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL brings a real treat for photographers with its 20-megapixel rear camera with triple LED natural flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The device virtually eliminates motion blur and delivers sharp and well-balanced images in dark surroundings. Its camera app includes really interesting features, and adjusts automatically to snap fast-moving objects and allows you to add or remove flash later on!
In addition to this, Lumia 950XL also captures sharp and well-detailed videos in 4k. The features one of the most advanced optical image stabilization modules, and delivers an ultimate videography experience without any snags!
4. Windows 10 Continuum:
Windows Continuum, the most-anticipated feature of Lumia 950 XL transforms the handset into a full-fledged mini-PC by using Microsoft Display Dock and connecting to a keyboard, mouse, and monitor. This feature gives you an on-the-go PC and scales up native Windows apps (Word, Excel, and Microsoft Edge) for creating a complete Desktop like experience. Once connected, the phone works like a complete PC with a start menu and all essential elements.
5. Windows Hello:
With Windows Hello, Microsoft is giving us a break from those long and dubious passwords. By simply looking at the screen of Lumia 950, you can unlock or wake up your device in a matter of minutes. Its infra-red camera technology authenticates the user and gives one of the securest ways for unlocking a smartphone, which is even better and faster than fingerprint scanning technology. If it is not you, no one can access to your Windows phone!
6. Top-of-the-line performance:
The hardware equipped with Lumia 950 XL ensures extremely smooth and glitch-free performance. The device powers up by the latest Octa-core Snapdragon 810 chipset clocked at 2.0GHz and delivers impeccable performance while handling heavy games and apps. It performs faster than all high-end players, and makes up an incredible package with 3GB RAM and enhanced onboard storage.
7. Liquid Cooling Technology:
To handle comprehensive heating issues, Microsoft has enhanced Lumia 950 XL with advanced Liquid Cooling technology. Just as on computers, the advanced cooling technology from Microsoft retains the performance of Lumia 950 XL by cooling down its innards, especially its chipset. According to the company, this technology offers “tablet-class cooling”, and delivers seamless performance despite dealing with one of the most powerful chipsets in the world, infamous for severe heating issues!
8. USB Type-C:
After OnePlus 2 and other high-end phones, Microsoft has also decided to join the party with advanced USB Type-C connectivity. The latest beauty from the company, Lumia 950 XL features the latest USB Type-C standard and gives an easier and simplified way to connect USB cables seamlessly. It gives incredible transfer rates, but it’s not just about connecting a cable from both ends. Microsoft also offers fast-charging capabilities with this handset and promises 0-50% charge in just 30 minutes.
9. Humongous Battery Life:
Last but not the least, the battery equipped with Lumia 950 XL gives impressive power allowance. The device powers up by a mammoth 3,340 mAh battery and gives enormous power backup for work and play. It promises 23 hours of backup 2G mobile network and is far better than iPhone 6S and Galaxy S6.
So, these were the features that make Microsoft Lumia 950 XL unique in the high-end segment. The big-screened Windows 10 smartphone will be available from December 11, and will ship at a price tag of Rs. 49,399 via online as well as offline channels. Microsoft has also announced that both Lumia flagships will come bundled with free Microsoft display dock, which separately costs around Rs. 5,999. It’s a tempting offer, but it’s just till stocks last!
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