Its coming. The new phone from Microsoft, the Luma 950 is due any time now. This will be the flagship Windows phone and Microsoft will be unveiling it at its annual event on October 6th. Microsoft is working hard to become a player in the smartphone market and they have gone out of their way to make the Lumia 950 something to be recognized. They are trying to evolve to be a recognized contributor in the industry.
This will be the first phone to feature their Windows 10 operating system on a mobile device. The Lumia 950, code name Talkman, is expected to be released shortly. There are many secrets, but here are a few things we know.
Look and Feel
Rumor has it that the latest Lumia 950 will come with a metal frame, coated with matte white or black polycarbonate, with a thickness of just 8.89mm thickness. The device will sport a 5.2-inch screen display, with a Quad HD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels.
The Lumia 950 is going to boast a 64-bit Hexa core, most likely the Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, as well as 3GB of RAM and an internal storage capacity of 32GB. Users have the option of expanding the memory with a microSD card.
Microsoft will integrate a powerful 20-megapixel PureView primary rear camera, capable of shooting high-definition video, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Additional features include optical image stabilization, autofocus, and social media geotagging.
It is said that Microsoft’s new Lumia 950 will incorporate Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology, allowing for faster battery charging (up to 60% within just 30 minutes). The Lumia 950 will be equipped with a detachable 3,000mAh battery, so you can expect it to last for a full day, even with heavy use.
When and How Much?
Although Microsoft hasn’t yet revealed the exact price or a release date for the upcoming Lumia 950, the price point is expected to rival that of the iPhone 6s. The release date is most likely to be on October 10, the very same day Microsoft plans to launch its brand new operating system for smartphones, Windows 10 Mobile.