Microsoft has sent invites for the India launch of its first Windows 10 Mobile handsets - the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. The launch event is being held in New Delhi, and will see Microsoft India
Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik and Microsoft Mobile Devices Country Head Ajay Mehta in attendance.
At its Future Unveiled conference in Mumbai earlier this month, Microsoft
CEO Satya Nadella
announced that the company plans to launch
both its newly launched Windows 10 Mobile-powered handsets in India by December.
The company's online India store already lists
the Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM
and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM
The Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM features a 5.2-inch QHD (1440x2560 pixels) ClearBlack Amoled display, offering a pixel density of 564ppi and also featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, the handset is powered by a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB of inbuilt storage and is expandable up to 200GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM dual standby device support dual Nano-SIMs and comes with USB Type-C port (USB 3.1). Backed by a 3000mAh removable battery, the handset sports a 20-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, OIS (optical image stabilisation), an f/1.9 aperture, and a triple-LED RGB flash module. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera as well. It measures 145x73.2x8.2m and weighs 150 grams.
The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM, on the other hand, features a 5.7-inch QHD (1440x2560 pixels) ClearBlack Amoled display with a pixel density of 518ppi. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It packs 32GB storage and is expandable via microSD card (up to 200GB). The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM features the same camera module from the Lumia 950 and both the devices also sport a dedicated camera button as well. The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM packs a large 3340mAh battery. It packs 151.9x78.4x8.1mm and weighs 165 grams. Both the Lumia 950 Dual SIM and Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM also support dual standby with Nano-SIM card support. The Lumia 950 XL also comes with liquid cooling.