Microsoft Lumia 950

Announced:
Oct 6, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 20, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

Display size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

565 ppi

Technology:

AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

69.77 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992

Processor:

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 418

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS:

Windows (10 Mobile)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

User replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

20 megapixels

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches (145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

Iris scanner

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging
  • High pixel density screen (565 ppi)

Cons

No Cons

Description

Microsoft Lumia 950 is a premium phone made by Microsoft and running on Windows 10. It features a 5.2-inch display with a Quad HD resolution and is powered by the Snapdragon 808 system chip. On the back, it sports a powerful, 20 MP camera with a ZEISS lens and triple LED flash, while up front it has a 5-megapixel selfie cam. It's also got USB Type C with support for rapid charging and wireless charging. The two most imporant features of the Lumia 950 are the iris scanner that supports Windows Hello beta for securely unlocking the phone, and you can also use the phone to power up a monitor and run full blown Windows with Continuum and a separate docking station.

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