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Microsoft accidentally confirms its oft-rumored Lumia 950 and XL models

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Oct 2015 21:57 User comments (2)

Microsoft accidentally confirms its oft-rumored Lumia 950 and XL models Microsoft accidentally posted specs for its highly-anticipated Lumia flagships, ahead of any official confirmation.
The Lumia 950 and 950 XL (codenamed Cityman and Talkman) will be Microsoft's Windows 10 reference devices, and there have been various leaks over the past nine months that appear to have been accurate given the new listings.

If you want the 950, you are getting a 5.2-inch WQHD display, Windows 10, 32GB internal storage (with a microSD slot for more) and a 20MP camera with a Carl Zeiss lens and optics. The 950 XL is basically the same, spec wise (from what we can see) except it will have a larger 5.7-inch WQHD display.

Although unlisted, both devices are expected to also have USB Type-C connections, wireless charging, Windows Hello biometric unlocking support, and support for the Surface Pen stylus.

Microsoft has an event set up for October 6th, where we expect to get an official unveiling of the devices and a new Surface tablet, as well.

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12.10.2015 23:44

Windows phones man.........Best F'ing phone OS on the market. Comparable to IOS but since it's not an Apple product, it wins extra points in my opinion.

Seriously, windows phones are faster, faster over time, less prone to violations (assuming you don't rampantly download bogus apps from their clusterfu*ked and crappy store), easier to use, more friendly and essentially accomplish the exact same thing as any other cellular device. Android is a mish-mash of nonsense crap that is overblown and under developed and insecure as Hell. All renditions of Android sucks balls and Android needs a serious replacement.

Props to Google for getting Android out and sparking the cell phone industry...no other props deserved. Android releases suck all equally.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 02 Oct 2015 @ 23:45

24.10.2015 18:43

Originally posted by hearme0:
Windows phones man.........Best F'ing phone OS on the market. Comparable to IOS but since it's not an Apple product, it wins extra points in my opinion.

Seriously, windows phones are faster, faster over time, less prone to violations (assuming you don't rampantly download bogus apps from their clusterfu*ked and crappy store), easier to use, more friendly and essentially accomplish the exact same thing as any other cellular device. Android is a mish-mash of nonsense crap that is overblown and under developed and insecure as Hell. All renditions of Android sucks balls and Android needs a serious replacement.

Props to Google for getting Android out and sparking the cell phone industry...no other props deserved. Android releases suck all equally.
What issues have you had with android phones? I haven't had any, but I also have never had issues with any phones for the past 20 years. I guess im just either lucky or lapse of putting things on my phone.

I will say replacement batteries suck but thats for most phones.

Ill probably try the windows phone since I need a 2nd phone purely for business. The last thing that I had which was close (gui) was the old treo 700. I think?

However there are a lot of people on this site bashing W10 so im not sure how the reception of that phone is going to be by joe public.
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