Deal: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is now $100 cheaper (for a limited time)
posted by Florin T. / Feb 17, 2016, 6:40 PM
With its 5.7 Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display, the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is one of the largest Windows-based smartphones ever. Besides the screen, the handset's highlight features include Microsoft Continuum, a 20 MP PureView rear camera, an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor, 3 GB of RAM, and a 3340 mAh battery with wireless charging. To find out more about the handset, read our Microsoft Lumia 950 XL review.
source: B&H via Windows Central
- 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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Unfortunately, the total lack of apps and horribly buggy OS makes this phone a loser... Way too many alternatives out there to even consider this.
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 6:49 PM 6
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There's bugs on all the operating systems. Didn't we just read the other day about Apple releasing an update to fix over 100 bugs on their latest OS.
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 7:15 PM 4
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Yeah I unfortunately have to agree.. I had a Lumia 950 for a little bit to dip my toe in Windows. I loved the hardware itself, camera was awesome, phone was fast as hell but the app store was awful and eventually I sold the phone. I want Microsoft to make it awesome but it's not there
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 7:36 PM 3
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Show me (legit from the actual company) Snapchat and Instagram for windows. That is all they care about, and if its missing those 2 apps, people dont care if the company has 3 trillion apps, it just has to have the apps that they want.
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 10:37 PM 0
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I just recently broke my Sony z3 and for now using my back up phone Nokia 521..and everytime when I click on WP market from looking at apps on there I wish to laugh and cry at the same time :D Windows acting like they don't care about improving quality app selection.
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 6:55 PM 0
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The problems for the 950/XL are exacerbated by their app marketplace, but most 2015 smartphone flagships will be on fire sales soon due to the garbage SD808/810 most were stuck with last year. As soon as the SD820 flagships start arriving, I predict a bigger decline in ASP than normal for that very reason.
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 7:54 PM 0
Posts: 28; Member since: Dec 11, 2013
just got me one, and compared to my wifes iPhone 6s plus, and my note 5 this is way better, it might be just me but I don't get this app stuff that everyone goes on about, I have 11 apps on my phone and that is it, and I run my business from it, the way it works in with my surface pro is awesome... I'm very happy with this phone
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 10:58 PM 0
Posts: 59; Member since: May 15, 2012
This phone has had several price drops and hasn't sold well at all. Every review says it is buggy with no update coming anytime soon. Windows doesn't sell bc it has terrible apps or apps that don't work well. This phone was supposed to rival iPhone and we see how that worked out. And no I don't have an iPhone!
posted on Feb 17, 2016, 11:20 PM 0
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