Microsoft announced their brand new flagship mobile devices – the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL back in October. These devices also went on pre-order on Amazon in France around a week ago. Now, the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL goes on pre-order in Hong Kong via the official Microsoft Store.
The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL can now be pre-ordered in Hong Kong for HK $5988 (US $773 / INR Rs 51,094 approximately) till November 26. It will be going on sale in Hong Kong starting from November 27. The device also comes with a free Microsoft Universal foldable keyboard and Jack spade phone case for pre-orders, while stocks last. According to the release date, Hong Kong might be one of the first countries in Asia and Europe to get the latest Microsoft flagship.
Microsoft has also announced that the flagship mobile devices are coming to India this December and it will be followed by the launch of Surface Pro 4 in January. The company, at launch, said that the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL will start (before taxes) at US $549 and $649, respectively.
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Specifications
The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL features a 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440) QHD AMOLED display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and has a pixel density of 518 ppi. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor along with Adreno 430 GPU. It comes with 3 GB of RAM and has 32 GB of internal memory which can be expanded via microSD card. It runs on Windows 10 out of the box.
The Lumia 950 XL rocks a 20 megapixel PureView rear camera with triple RGB LED flash, ZEISS optics and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). It can record 4K videos. On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. The front shooter is capable of recording 1080p videos. It has a Dual SIM variant (region dependent) as well. It is 8.1 mm thick and weighs 165 grams.
On the connectivity front, the Lumia 950 XL comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and USB Type C port. It packs in a 3,340 mAh removable battery under the hood that supports wireless fast charging with flip cover. You can charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes. It also comes with liquid cooling technology to cool down the device. The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM is available in Black color.