Microsoft Lumia 950

Specifications
Microsoft Lumia 950
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  • 5.2" 1440x2560 pixels
  • 20MP 2160p
  • 3GB RAM Snapdragon 808
  • 3000mAh Li-Ion
Released 2015, November 150g, 8.2mm thickness Microsoft Windows 10 32GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 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
  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), 41(2500) - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2015, October
Status Available. Released 2015, November
Body
Dimensions 145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm (5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 in)
Weight 150 g (5.29 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches, 74.8 cm2 (~70.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~564 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
 ClearBlack display
Platform
OS Microsoft Windows 10
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 (20 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPU Adreno 418
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 20 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/2.4", 1.12Ám, AF, OIS
Features Zeiss optics, triple-LED RGB flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, stereo sound rec., 1080p@30/60fps (after SW update)
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.4
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
Sensors Iris scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, sensor core
 Microsoft Continuum support
Battery
  Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Charging Qi wireless charging (market dependent)
Fast battery charging 18W
Stand-by 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
Misc
Colors Black, White
Price About 280 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1281 / Basemark X: 26330
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3512 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 71dB / Noise 73dB / Ring 77dB
Audio quality Noise -91.3dB / Crosstalk -91.6dB
Battery life Endurance rating 48h

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

WoA on the Lumia 950 is slow. It's usable but it's slow and most people will mess up their phone trying to install it. However it has one huge benefit - it can run Win32 programs which no other phone can do (except the lumia 950 XL with WoA)

You want to throw away just because of WhatsApp? I wouldn't. Either I can go for other, better alternatives such as Telegram... or use the 950 for LumiaWoA project, which is basically installing Windows 10 ARM PC OS onto the phone. If you still need ...

  • Michele

It's so disappointed that either is WhatsApp discontinued supporting or Windows discontinuing WhatsApp communication app. Now, the whole phone can throw away ...

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