Leaked Lumia 950 XL images reveal Microsoft's upcoming flagship phone

A bunch of leaked slides have appeared online, which seem to confirm everything we already know about the upcoming flagships from Microsoft – the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL.

According to a report, the Windows maker held an event for its staff in Mexico where these slides were apparently used to train employees to prepare for their launch scheduled for October 6.

As per these leaked slides, the Lumia 950 gets a 5.2-inch WQHD display with a 2560×1440 pixel resolution. Powering the handset would be Snapdragon 808 hexa-core chipset bundled with 3GB of RAM, and is said to get a 3000mAh battery. While its bigger sibling, the Lumia 950 XL is said to get a bigger 5.7-inch QHD display, along with a Snapdragon 810 octa-core chipset bundled with 3GB of RAM and a 3300mAh battery.

Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL Specs

Both the devices mentioned above will run Windows 10 Mobile and feature a 20MP PureView primary camera with OIS along with a 5MP wide angle front cam. Besides, they’ll also have support for USB Type-C.

Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL Windows Hello

It’s also worthing pointing out that the duo will also get the much-hyped Windows Hello for biometric authentication and Continuum, a new feature that turns your smartphone into a PC in a matter of few seconds.

Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL Continuum

Besides, the above-mentioned flagships expected to showcase flawless performance of the upcoming Windows 10 Mobile OS, Microsoft might also unveil an entry-level smartphone tipped to be the Lumia 550 along with the Surface Pro 4. The word is that the Lumia 550 will feature a 5-inch HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor bundled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. Optics includes a 5MP rear camera with LED flash along with a 2MP selfie cam, and juicing up the device will be a 1905mAh battery. While the next-gen Surface hybrid tablet is expected to get Intel’s latest Skylake processors.

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There’s no word yet as to when these devices go on sale neither is there any information available about their prices. Though we’ll be hearing soon as the company’s ‘Windows 10 hardware’ event is just around the corner scheduled for October 6 in New York.


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