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Microsoft Lumia 950 Review

Score: 8.27/10
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Microsoft Lumia 950 is a high quality phone launched a few years ago, featuring a 5.2" multi touch capacitive display, a CPU clocking at 1.8 GHz, and two cameras, a 20 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 5 megapixels front side camera.

Microsoft sells this phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 chip, packing a good processor ticking at 1.8 GHz with a huge 3 GB RAM. The Lumia 950 counts with an awesome 32 GB internal storage memory and an external SD slot, which allows the user to install hundreds of apps without even thinking about running out of space.

Talking about its materials quality, the Lumia 950 is majorly built with plastic. The Lumia 950 is sold in 2 colors, black and white. While this phone is just 5.71 inches long and 2.88" wide, it manages to hold a 5.2" screen. This device is extremely slim and good-looking, with a thickness of just 0.32 inches. Microsoft made an excellent job making this cellphone as lightweight as 5.29 oz.

The Lumia 950 is equipped with an astonishing 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD / 2K) 5.2" display, making everything look beautiful and brightful. Its display uses AMOLED capacitive technology, and can detect multiple fingers at the same time.

This cellphone includes wi-fi connectivity (which it can share with other devices acting as a wireless router), 4G LTE-A , the fastest connectivity and also HSPA+ connectivity, which is a lower speed 4G technology or fast 3G internet connection, supported by HSDPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. This cellphone uses 2 Nano SIM cards so it can to use 2 different phone numbers or carriers.

This phone features two cameras, a 20 megapixels back side camera and a 5 mega-pixels front camera. the Microsoft Lumia 950's back side camera has a maximum 1.9 aperture so it can take sharp photographs even in poorly lit environments. It also shoots videos in 3840x2160 (4K) at 30 frames per second. Additionally, the camera counts with a couple of useful characteristics: auto-focus, flash, face detection shooting, optical image stabilization and geo tagging.

This phone also features some interesting features like Bluetooth, GPS (Global Positioning System) and NFC, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

This phone packs a big 3000 mAh removable battery, enough to provide this cellphone with an extremely long battery duration. Microsoft says this cellphone has a stand by time of 288 hs and a talk time of 23 hs.

The Lumia 950 is being sold for only 309 dollars, which is an amazing offer comparing with similar devices. No matter if you want it to take many photographs, will use it majorly for social networks, need a work phone or are looking for a device to play games, this cellphone is a great option .





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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Microsoft
Operating System (OS):Windows 10 Mobile
Dimensions:5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inchesMetric14.5 x 7.32 x 0.81 cmImperial
Weight:5.29 ouncesMetric149.97 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Materials:Plastic
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2015-10-06
Price:$ 309.00

Display

Screen Type:AMOLED (16M colors)
Size:5.2 inchesMetric13.2 cmImperial
Resolution:1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Pixel density:565 pixels per inchMetric222.44 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Processor:ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 1800 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (933 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 418
Internal Memory:32 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 200 GB)

Battery

Removable:Yes
Capacity:3000 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes
Stand-by Time:288 hours
Talk Time:23 hours

Camera

Back camera:20 megapixels
    Aperture:f/1.90
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.42 inches (1/2.4")
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:5 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging and Optical Image Stabilization

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 12), 700 (band 17), 700 (band 28), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.1
GPS:Yes
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor