AT&T's Microsoft Lumia 950 officially launches tomorrow



AT&T just announced that it's going to be the first US mobile carrier to sell the Microsoft Lumia 950 - one of the world's first two smartphones to run Windows 10 out of the box. Just as recently rumored, the Lumia 950 is launching on November 20 in AT&T retail stores, though online orders will be accepted starting tomorrow, November 17. Both the black, and the white variants of the handset will be available.

AT&T will offer the Lumia 950 for $149.99 with a new 2-year contract agreement, or $599 off contract. Additionally, customers will be able to get the handset on AT&T Next starting from $19.97 per month (for 30 months).

The Lumia 950 shares the title of Microsoft flagship smartphone with the Lumia 950 XL, which will start shipping directly from Microsoft on November 25. Sporting a 5.2-inch Quad HD display, the Lumia 950 features a six-core Snapdragon 808 processor, a 20 MP PureView rear camera, 3 GB of RAM, a 3000 mAh battery, 32 GB of expandable internal memory, and 15 GB of free OneDrive storage space. Cortana, Microsoft Edge browser, Microsoft Continuum, and all the features of Windows 10 are also on board.

Are you planning to buy a Lumia 950? Or maybe the Lumia 950 XL? Let us know in the comments section.


source: AT&T

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Lumia 950
  • Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. Cslfiero

Posts: 68; Member since: Jun 29, 2015

Got my xl ordered and selected the means by which my Samsung dies. So long Android, I won't miss you. *refreshes a million times just to post this from bloated android phone with memory issues*

2. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Haha you're definitely gonna love Windows Phone! Was lag in android the thing that made you jump the gun or was it the superior Lumia cameras? Or continuum?

9. combatmedic870

Posts: 982; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

That's how my iPhone 6 is...atleast it just refreshes. Chrome crashes more and more everyday. So much so I had to get my laptop out to use for pressing stuff. This phone is ridiculous.

18. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

I just got out from the Microsoft-ecosystem. Never going back there.

19. xq10xa

Posts: 803; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Yeah...it's pretty depressing. I am still curious to see how this Lumia 950 will be. But WP10 was just pretty sad.

20. Deaconclgi

Posts: 405; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

WP10? What's that? I must have missed that sad OS. I am glad there is the awesome Windows 10 Mobile though.

21. Plutonium239

Posts: 1144; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

I have issues on my Lumia 1020 running Windows 10 Mobile using this website, its an issue with the website, but I don't constantly refresh like that. They force the ads to load first before you can click on any article and then unfriendly and hard to close ads pop up on each article. I prefer to use this website in a full browser with an Ad-Blocker. I wouldn't block their ads if they weren't so obtrusive and added a minute of extra loading time, even on my 60 MBps connection... Their mobile version of their website is certainly not mobile friendly.

3. Furbal unregistered

If you're buying outright - wait for it to be at the Microsoft store. It'll be a good deal cheaper.

4. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

nah prices won't drop just by being at the microsoft store. If you're buying outright however use someone's @edu email and you'll get the educational programme discount of 10%.

14. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

10% isn't a huge discount to make a difference.

15. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

I mean if you're dirt poor I can understand it not making a difference since you won't be able to afford it anyway.

5. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Can't wait to try this phone and for the review

6. middlehead

Posts: 434; Member since: May 12, 2014

I'm not ready to switch away from Android yet, but I bought my brother his first smartphone and gave him a Lumia 920. This'll be his next.

7. sonisoe

Posts: 440; Member since: May 06, 2009

either this or xl, but am definitely giving winmo another try since a few years ago...i believe winmo has caught up and is ready for primetime...not worried about the app....

8. ae4ever

Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 08, 2012

What happened to the rumor that windows store was getting official Google apps?

17. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

no clue ask google and their dev team

10. shinywindow unregistered

Just wait till spring. You can get it half off on cl or ebay. I am afraid that sales will continue to suffer with no apps. I pray I am wrong because Windows is very smooth os

11. Jason2k13

Posts: 1445; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

They need better designers at microsoft, imagine if Samsung made this design on their flagships, trolls will be all over the place. Besides the design, id love to test out the camera on this phone.

12. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

i'm a nokia fan, i didn't like this design. They ruin nokia design. And this year sammy made good design on their flagship and note. i did like design. (speaking truth & everyone is not a troll) after all 950 & XL is best wp device.

16. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

I agree the 950 looks bland and cheap. so here I wont complain about material looks cheap only when its not flagship phone and price. And dont talk like polycarbonate is superior material.. the fact is most of low end phone already made of polycarbonate.

22. Plutonium239

Posts: 1144; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

Polycarbonate is the superior material, less RF interference, doesn't scratch, dent or ding like aluminum does, doesn't interfere with NFC, or wireless charging. Most low end phones are not made of Polycarbonate, they are made of cheap plastic such as the Galaxy s4. Not to mention, these devices look far better in person than these pictures. You need to hold one in your hands before you judge them so harshly. The polycarbonate on my Lumia 1020 looks and feels premium, these new devices do as well.

13. bobby2803

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

In the initial days of mobile revolution, when facebook, instagram, twitter usage was not so rampant. I use to wonder the logic behind spending so much money on a mobile phone, u could get a very decent laptop for that price. Today the doubt has been cleared, a powerful mobile device on move and a desktop while at work or home.

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