Amazon France cuts the price of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Amazon France cuts the price of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
We've seen the price of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL cut in the U.K. even before pre-orders were taken. Today, Amazon France is also wielding an ax in order to chop down the prices of the two new high-end Lumia handsets. The Microsoft Lumia 950 is now available to be pre-ordered in France for €562.6 ($619 USD). That is a 6% price cut from the original price, which was €599 ($660 USD).

The larger Microsoft Lumia 950 XL was slashed in price to €649 ($715 USD). Before the price cut, Amazon France wanted €699 ($770 USD) for the handset. This works out to a 7% savings for those pre-ordering the phone now.

The new prices in France are now lower than the ones quoted in Italy, where the Lumia 950 is priced at €599. The Lumia 950 XL is being offered in the country for €699. Pre-orders for both models started last week in Europe, with delivery of the pair expected on November 27th in Italy, and December 3rd in the U.K. There is no delivery date yet for orders being shipped to France.


via WMPoweruser

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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)
Lumia 950 XL
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3340 mAh(19h 3G talk time)

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20 Comments

1. nightfury

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Lol they're not gonna sell anyway

4. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

The ironic thing is that if MS put android on them, they'd probably sell in droves considering the specifications.

7. IAMBLCKJ3ZUS

Posts: 412; Member since: Sep 29, 2015

So I'm guessing that why HTC is selling so well and LG. Android is not a saving grace it's more of a scrapyard. Lumia 950 and 950xl will sell. I'm pretty sure they will outsell the other OEMS since only one making money is Samsung and Huawei. Even Sony on the decline.

9. sgodsell

Posts: 7368; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The last quarter alone Android sold almost 300 million smartphones and phablets. That is just one quarter of the year. Apple sold 48 million iPhones in the same quarter. WP sold what again? WP last quarter sold around 8 million smartphones. So please tell us again how bad Android is doing. BTW there is over 2 billion smart phone users with around 80% of them Android users vs 2.5% of the users Windows users.

11. IAMBLCKJ3ZUS

Posts: 412; Member since: Sep 29, 2015

haha your blind let's take the root word here Android now turn that into OEMs. Then you see what's really going on. Samsung and Huawei together have about 150 million. The thing is there are 1000s of other OEMs so do you really think all OEMs selling 300 million. Hell no lol

20. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

That's not the point. We aren't looking at OEM's...we are looking at Android. Also, there aren't 1000's of Android OEM.s either.. There are less than likely 200 OEM's that use Android. There are 1000's of products yes, 100's of unique brands? I wouldnt think so. There are roughly 18000 unique devices that run Android. But All those devices come from just a few company's. Not 1000's. In fact I would go as low as 100 unique companies probably use Android.

12. Plutonium239

Posts: 1215; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

Android didn't sell anything. Different OEMs sold devices with android on them. However, many lost money or made a very very tiny profit. There isn't any money to be had in Android.

8. Plutonium239

Posts: 1215; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

Then it would no longer be secure and they would lag after less than 6 months of use. No thanks.

13. Bernoulli

Posts: 4360; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Aw says the troll that obviously hasn't been following the trends for the growing markets for windows phone. Nice one, dick.

17. nightfury

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

U can kiss my pale white a$$

18. Bernoulli

Posts: 4360; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

I certainly do feel honoured, 64 comments in one year? Haha nice additional account you have there for when you're on vacation, or you don't see much of technology, or I struck a nerve enough for you to care to reply to me. 64 comments haha that's legit.

14. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

It was 550 in the Netherlands since day 1

2. nuldolor5x.com unregistered

Just the beginning. When they will all flop in stores, we will see considerable price cuts.

10. Extraneus

Posts: 121; Member since: Jun 02, 2012

Yeah well... At least we aren't Apple sheep, who'll just keep forking over full price for substandard hardware in all eternity. :-)

3. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

US can't pre-order yet, but it's listed at $649 for the XL. At this point, I would continue to wait through the pre-order period. The XL is going to be $549 by New Year's Day. Bank on it.

5. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Ah yes... all the enthusiasm from the PA community... I have never ordered a device early, especially this close to the holidays. Of course the price will drop on these- they are not Samsung Galaxy phones, the are not iPhones. Want an LG? Just wait- it will drop too. HTC? One of the new NEXUS? Of course wait. The holidays are electronics best season, just like every other retailer. But, yes, I do not expect Microsoft to push these devices and I do not expect them to be huge commercial successes. I do not think MS expects it. So, yeah, these price drops are only the start. I am up between one of these two or the BB Priv, with a couple of back-up plans if I do not love any of those three. But as the price drops, these will become more and more appealing to me, at least.

6. King_bilo

Posts: 115; Member since: May 20, 2015

Yay. The excess inventory means they'll probably ship em into West Africa early :D

15. checkmymike

Posts: 219; Member since: Dec 28, 2011

Fact no. 1: Android sells by the droves. Fact no. 2: Not all OEMs get profit by selling android phones. Fact no. 3: Windows phone don't sell. Period.

19. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

100million phones, 8-9million a quarter with no flagship device for nearly 2yrs, not bad for their ecosystem that they are clawing at. I would rather it be a more healthy 3 horse race now that BB is going android, but we will see.

16. shinywindow unregistered

If the phone came with ir blaster and had a decent app store I would be allover it. Believe it or not the ir blaster is my favorite feature on a phone

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