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Microsoft Lumia 950 (2015) review

Microsoft Windows 10
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Adreno 418
3 GB / 32 GB
5.2 inches (1440 x 2560 px)
20 MP, 4992 х 3744 px, autofocus

Microsoft announced the launch of the Lumia 950 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Microsoft Lumia 950 phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 comes with Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1440 x 2560 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Microsoft Lumia 950 specifications

BrandMicrosoft
NameLumia 950
ModelL950
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Microsoft Lumia 950 is about 5.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Microsoft phone are average (5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches).

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Microsoft Lumia 950 comes with Microsoft Windows 10 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionMicrosoft Windows 10
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
CPUHexa-core, Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57, Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 418

Display

The size of Lumia 950 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches AMOLED display of Microsoft Lumia 950 with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Microsoft Lumia 950 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Lumia 950 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera20 MP, 4992 х 3744 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Microsoft Lumia 950 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Lumia 950 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Lumia 950 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Lumia 950 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Microsoft phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity, sensor core
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Microsoft Lumia 950, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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