Microsoft Lumia 950 Specs, Price & Availability

lumia-950The Lumia 950 is the successor to the Nokia Lumia 930 and is among the first phones to run Windows 10 Mobile. The phone is primarily aimed at users desiring a flagship device, in contrast to Microsoft’s previously dominant strategy of targeting developing markets with low-end hardware.

Where to Buy Microsoft 950

If you have been planning to buy a Microsoft Lumia phones, all you have to do is browse the range of Microsoft models available at Kara.com.ng. Lumia 950 can be used for both personal and professional use.

Hardware

The Lumia 950 has a polycarbonate frame with a removable back shell, allowing access to the battery as well as SIM and microSD card slots. The phone is available in two colors, black and white, although third-party replacement shells are available in different colors and materials no problems using the phone – even with just one hand, even when shooting images and videos, and we didn’t feel afraid we’d drop it. Indeed – Lumia 950 usability level – just great. Finally, the Lumia 950 is of a great and sturdy build, a signature among the entire Lumia lineup, and we appreciate Microsoft keeping the build quality consistent through the years. The Lumia 950 uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 SoC which combines two 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 and four 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 cores in a big.LITTLE architecture, allowing more computationally intensive workloads to run on the faster “big” cores while threads with less priority run on the slower “LITTLE” cores. The SoC also includes an Adreno 418 GPU and is paired with 3 GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The phone has 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded with microSD cards up to 200 GB in size.

Software

Microsoft Lumia 950 boast of the latest Window 10 Mobile operating system for the best experience possible on the platform. Microsoft Lumia 950 also features Windows Hello Beta for an easy and secure unlock of your phone without a PIN code. Just wakeup your phablet and look directly at the screen and the infra-red camera automatically authenticates you and unlocks your screen.

Display

The display of the Microsoft Lumia 950 is one of the highlight features, alongside the chipset and new operating system. The diagonal is quite reasonable at 5.2″, but the resolution got a massive boost to QHD – 2560 x 1440 pixels. This means that despite its ample screen real estate, the AMOLED panel offers a superb 564ppi.

Camera

The Lumia 950 has a 20 MP PureView-branded rear-facing camera, containing a 1/2.4 in BSI sensor with 1.12 μm pixels and phase-detection autofocus, a 6-element Carl Zeiss lens with a f/1.9 aperture and 5th-genoptical image stabilization, and a triple-LED RGB flash that can adjust to match the color of ambient light. Maximum image resolution is 4992×3744 pixels (18.7 MP) in 4:3 aspect ratio and 5344×3008 pixels (16.1 MP) in 16:9 aspect ratio. The camera can also capture oversampled 8 MP images, optionally with a full-resolutionDNG file that enables more post-processing possibilities.The camera supports video capture at up to 4K(3840×2160) resolution, as well as slow-motion video at 120 fps, albeit at a reduced resolution of 720p.The front-facing camera has a 5 MP sensor and a wide-angle f/2.4 lens, supporting video capture at up to 1080p resolution. The camera also supports Windows Hello through iris recognition with the help of an infrared LED.

Battery life

Microsoft has put a beefy 3,000mAh battery inside the Lumia 950, a solid capacity for a 5.2″ device. The phone supports fast charging and can recharge up to 50% of the battery capacity in just 30 minutes. Wireless charging is available, too. In our battery test the Lumia 950 scored a 48h rating, which means you can count on two days if you do an hour each of calling, browsing and video playback a day. The phone does average across all of the separate tests and in the standby endurance (about a week)

Connectivity

The Lumia 950 supports 4G LTE technology with maximum transfer speeds of 300 Mbit/s (150 Mbit/s for the dual-SIM version). Other wireless connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot,NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, and wireless screen projection via Miracast. Physical connectors include a 3.5 mm audio jack, as well as a USB Type-C connector for charging and data transfer. The latter supports USB OTG, enabling the use of peripherals like mice, flash drives or external microphones, and Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology

Microsoft Lumia 950 Specs

Brand: Lumia

Model: 950

Operating system: Microsoft Windows 10

Dimensions: 145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808

CPU: Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53

GPU: Adreno 418

Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

– ClearBlack display

Weight: 150g

Colors: White, Black

Display features

Display Size:1440 x 2560 pixels, 5.2inch (~564 ppi pixel density)

Display features: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Multitouch: Yes

Camera

Primary camera: 20 MP, f/1.9, 26mm, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, autofocus, triple-LED RGB flash

Secondary camera : 5 MP, f/2.4, 1080p

Video: [email protected], stereo sound rec

Features: 1/2.4″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, PureView technology, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR

Storage

Internal memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

External memory (card slot): microSD, up to 200 GB

Messaging

SMS: Yes (threaded view)

MMS:Yes

Email: Yes

IM: Yes

Battery

Battery capacity: Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

Standby: Up to 288 h (2G) / Up to 288 h (3G)

Talk time: Up to 23 h (2G) / Up to 18 h (3G)

Music Play: Up to 67 h

SIM Card

SIM: Nano-SIM

Internet & Connectivity

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot

Bluetooth: v4.1, A2DP

Infrared Port: No

USB: v3.1, Type-C reversible connector

Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps

Network Support

2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

4G: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800),      28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) – EMEA

Alert Type: Vibration, proprietary ringtones

Radio: FM Radio

Loudspeaker: Yes

3.5mm jack:Yes

Navigation

Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

Sensor

Iris scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core

Other Features

– Microsoft Continuum support
– Wireless charging (Qi-enabled) – market dependent
– Fast charging
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– MP4/H.265 player
– OneDrive (15 GB cloud storage)
– Document viewer
– Video/photo editor

Warranty

Browse the catalogue of Microsoft Lumia models brought to you by Kara Nigeria and choose the one that you like the most. Microsoft offers a manufacturer’s warranty as well, so you need not worry about after-sales support. These phones will not only make it easier for you to communicate but will also let you unwind as you watch a movie or listen to your favourite song on this phone. So, what are you waiting for? Buy Microsoft Lumia 950 online at www.kara.com.ng right away.

Pricing and Availability

Buy your Microsoft Lumia 950 from one of the leading online stores in Nigeria. KaraNigeria deliver right to your doorstep, and you have the option of paying when you receive your order (cash on delivery).

Opeyemi Omojoro is a content creator at Royal Coast Technologies. He is a passionate and creative writer who knows his onion in the online marketing environment.