With the Lumia 950 will bring 10 into your pocket Microsoft Windows. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS was able to try the device during the presentation and shows the highlights of Microsoft’s new smartphone Hammer.
Lumia 930 was launched in April 2014th In technology-years that’s ages ago.High time for a successor, who immediately skips a few numbers. In New York, Microsoft has to a rousing keynote the new Windows 10 devices presented. In addition to the Lumia 950, the Group also showed the greater alphabet variant Lumia 950 XL and as a side note, the budget Lumia 550.
Work and play like a PC !?
The Lumia 950 and 950 XL bring Windows 10 in your pocket, but they remain first Phones: Two antennas are designed to provide optimum reception in every situation.For the first time comes in a smart phone to use liquid cooling, which Microsoft already uses the Surface. The liquid is located in the interior of the conventional cooling elements. A six-core processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 with 1.8 GHz) to bring the Lumia 950 on desktop level. In larger Lumia 950 XL Octacore a processor for speed makes. With the Microsoft display dock (about the size of a cigarette pack), connect the Lumia per brisk USB Type C and expand the connections to 3 USB ports, an HDMI output and a display port. With a monitor, mouse, keyboard and USB stick you use the Lumia as a Windows PC. In the live demo PowerPoint and Outlook was opened, copied content, while the Lumia all the time was also used as a cell phone. Also during the subsequent Try impressed called Continuum function. About to the HDMI output at 1080p movies and games are available.
5.2 inch OLED display
The technique of the Lumia 950 behind a 5.2-inch (13.2 centimeter) LCD which shows on QHD resolution (2560×1440 pixels) features and is protected by Gorilla Glass 3. With 564 ppi, the Lumia 950 is extremely sharp. OLED guarantees high contrasts. The Glance screen technology, the display remains readable without turning to see at a glance about time.
Already previous Lumia were characterized by an especially good for Smartphones photo quality. Also, the Lumia 950 is adorned with the label Pure View and again has a Carl Zeiss lens. The resolution is 20 megapixels.Highlight should be the sophisticated Optical Image Stabilizer. Photos you shoot easiest via separate shutter, which has a two-stage pressure point for focusing and tripping. A “Triple LED RGB” -Blitz example, prevents red eyes in dim lighting. Videos To save in 4K (3840×2160 pixels at 30 fps) when needed. The front camera has a resolution of 5 megapixels
The Lumia 950 comes with 32 gigabytes of storage space. With Samsung and Apple, there are indeed more (of course against a hefty charge), but the Lumia is expandable via micro SD. According to Microsoft, the Lumia swallows cards with up to 200 gigabytes.The memory coincides with three gigabytes of neat, but Microsoft requires the Lumia in PC mode indeed a lot from.
Battery and dimensions
The exchangeable energy storage has a capacity of as much as 3,000 mAh and is fast charging. In less than 30 minutes, the Lumia to be charged to 50 percent. Longer it takes to wireless charging, which is also on board. The Lumia 950 weighs 150 grams and measures 145×73,3×8,2 millimeters.
Microsoft Lumia 950: Price and Availability
The Lumia 950 will appear in this country in December for 599 euros and is thus 100 Euro under the Lumia 950 XL. In the US, Windows Phone will cost 549 US dollars.
Lumia 950 tried
The first Windows 10 smartphones impressed with brisk service, high-quality display.Windows 10 was, although not yet final, quite round. The matte plastic body fits comfortably in your hand. Ugly, they are not, however, the design of a flagship product looks a bit stuffy – especially since Microsoft has time to dispense with the bright colors typical of previous Lumias. After all: The housing is changeable, as well as the battery.Who does not like black or white, can replace the back against three different colored leather cover. The slower processor compared to the XL variant made himself unnoticeable at first try.