Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during his India visit announced that both the phones would be up for grab by December. The manufacturers have announced to host an event today in Bangalore, New Delhi and Mumbai to launch the android devices. Raghuvesh Sarup, Director of Marketing, Mobile Devices at Microsoft India is expected to unveil the new devices. Rs. 43,699 and Rs. 49,399 respectively

Here are the few key specifications of both Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL:

Microsoft Lumia 950:

  • Operating System: Microsoft Window 10
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
  • CPU:Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Internal Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM with microSD, up to 200 GB
  • Camera: 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, triple-LED RGB flash,
  • Video camera: 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound recording
  • Display size: 5.2 inches
  • Screen resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core


Microsoft Lumia 950 XL:

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
  • CPU:Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57
  • Internal Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM with microSD, up to 200 GB
  • Camera: 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, triple-LED RGB flash
  • Video camera: 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec.
  • Display size: 5.7 inches
  • Screen resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels  
  • Battery: Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery  
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core


The Lumia 950 and 950 XL are the first devices to run Microsoft’s Windows 10 out of the box. One of the biggest USP of the new Windows 10 is said to be the Continuum feature that allows turning the mobile device into a full-fledged Windows 10 PC. Both devices feature almost the same hardware so one can also expect a similar experience.