Microsoft has announced the launch of Lumia
950 and Lumia 950 XL, the first Lumia phones to come pre-loaded
with Windows 10, in India. Designed to offer consumers the best of Windows 10
combined with powerful and performance driven technology, the new flagship
devices include innovative features like Cortana, Windows
Hello beta for Lumia and Continuum for phones. With stunning HD displays,
new PureView cameras with 20 megapixel sensors and triple LED natural flash
that shoots 4K video, as well as the latest in processing power, the Lumia 950
and Lumia 950 XL represent the best innovation from Microsoft.
Starting today, the Lumia 950 and Lumia
950 XL will be available for pre-booking at Microsoft Priority Resellers across
the country, Microsoft Store on Amazon.in and retail chains of Croma, Reliance
and Sangeetha at a best buy price of Rs 43,699 and Rs
49,399 respectively. Consumers will get Microsoft Display Dock free as
a limited period offer.
Airtel consumers can double their data
for free on purchasing their Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL.
“With the launch of Windows 10, we have ushered in an era of more
personal computingwhich is all about interacting more
easily, more naturally and more securely in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Now, with Windows 10
on Lumia we take innovation to the next level and build upon the unique
experiences of Windows 10 for phone users,” said Bhaskar Pramanik,
Chairman, Microsoft India. “Designed for Windows
fans and mobile professionals who desire a premium phone that takes full
advantage of Windows 10, the new flagship devices are powerful,
performance-driven, unique and innovative” he added.
“Smartphones, along with the other gadgets we use on a
daily basis are expected to add value to our lives and to make us more
efficient and productive. The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL have been
designed to be the most productive smartphones to fulfill that
expectation,” said Ravi Kunwar, Director, Microsoft Mobile Devices.
“The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL deliver
a seamless experience that extends across one's Windows devices, including
innovative features like Cortana, Windows Hello beta for Lumia and Continuum
for phones, ushering in the next level of innovation.”
Features of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL Includes:
* Lumia 950 and Lumia
950 XL are the first Lumia phones to come pre-loaded with Windows 10 –
delivering on our promise of one familiar and consistent experience that
transitions seamlessly across Windows devices from key apps like built-in
Office to access all your files, both personal as well as professional, via
OneDrive and the cloud.
* Both Lumia 950 and
Lumia 950 XL feature Continuum for phones, enhanced by the optional Microsoft
Display Dock accessory. This Windows 10 feature allows people to use their
phone like a PC by connecting it to a monitor and transforming it for
larger-screen entertainment, or adding a keyboard and mouse to work like a PC
with Windows 10 apps like Microsoft Office, while simultaneously taking calls
or performing other tasks.
* As the latest premium
handsets, these phones boast superior performance. Both devices feature a
QuadHD AMOLED display featuring 518 ppi for Lumia 950 XL and 564ppi for Lumia
950, which means photos, videos and even simple reading show up well, even in
* Microsoft’s PureView
technology is built into both Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL cameras, boasting a
20MP sensor and triple LED natural flash. The camera captures the perfect
image, even in the most challenging conditions, and those photos can be
automatically synced across all Windows 10 devices with the Windows Photo app
and shared easily with friends and family. Both Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL come
with 5MP wide angle front camera.
* Integrated with
Cortana, these phones are perfect for those who want to stay organized and
efficient. Cortana works across your entire Windows 10 device family, but is
with you all the time with these phones. Set her up to give news updates,
calendar reminders, messages, appointments or even flight information.
* To make this all
possible, both phones also have the latest-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors to get these things done faster.