Lumia 950, 950 XL, Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book (demo units) can be checked out at Microsoft stores in US and Canada

Lumia 950, 950 XL, Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book (demo units) can be checked out at Microsoft stores in US and Canada
Microsoft this week announced three new smartphones (Lumia 950, 950 XL, and 550), a tablet (Surface Pro 4), and an ultrabook (Surface Book) - all part of the company's Windows 10 portfolio. Unfortunately, the new devices are not yet available to buy, although you can pre-order a couple of them (not the smartphones, though).

Until Microsoft's new Windows 10 devices hit the market, you can actually test most of them if you're in North America. According to WindowsCentral, Microsoft stores across the US and Canada have demo units of the Lumia 950, 950 XL, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book ready to be checked out by interested customers.

As a reminder, the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book will be released on October 26 for prices starting at $899 and $1,499, respectively. The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL are expected to start shipping sometime in November for $549 and $649, respectively. AT&T already confirmed that it would carry the Lumia 950 in the US, but there's no word if any of the new handsets will be available via Canadian carriers.

Do you plan to buy any of Microsoft's new Windows 10 devices?


source: WindowsCentral

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16 Comments

1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

i want one because of camera.......!!!

2. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Might stop in at one tonight!

3. LordCaedus

Posts: 85; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

Please come to Verizon. I really want to buy the 950XL and will switch carriers if I have to.

7. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

it will come to verizon.... next summer or fall and then be EOLed two month later ijs

5. Federated

Posts: 263; Member since: Mar 06, 2010

Will drop by Microsoft Store in Century City to check out the Lumia 950 XL.

6. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

no store has it in LA.

8. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I'll be heading to cincinnati this weekend if they have them

9. middlehead

Posts: 458; Member since: May 12, 2014

If I could find confirmation with w10 can run Android apps like was rumored, I'd buy the hell out of a 950.

10. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

same, if they let that happen, all hell will break loose in my bank account

11. rsiders

Posts: 1970; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

I just called my local Microsoft kiosk store and they indeed have all the goodies. I will be there on Saturday with my camera to get pictures and get hands on time with the devices. Can't wait.

12. Cslfiero

Posts: 68; Member since: Jun 29, 2015

I do plan to buy, but leaving sprint won't make them a better company so I'll just have to find solace in the fact that I'm going to be getting a freaking awesome new phone. what a shame, right? :)

13. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I'm so far very impressed in new Lumias but it makes me wonder why didn't they go for Intel CPUs? I know that vast majority of apps in Marketplace is written for ARM but they will need to jump to x64 architecture sooner or later if they want to be serious with universal apps. At least that's what I think, I might be wrong :d

14. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Intel doesn't have anything lights out yet. The zenfone 2 and Nexus Player aren't as good apparently. Once Intel trashes ARM and they probably will, MS should be the first in line.

15. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Most articles regarding these devices, express the same, as the article below. http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2492659,00.asp

16. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Got a MS store about an hour and a half away in Indy- hope they are there. Got a nice long weekend off coming up and a road trip would be fun....

17. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The only thing they have at the Metrotown one was the pro 4 and the band 2. The two that I least wanted to check out. Lol

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