Despite massive layoffs at Microsoft’s devices business, the company is planning to launch two flagship smartphones, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL, according to new reports that reveal some of the key specifications and features of the phone. Also Read - Microsoft buys developers of Fallout, Wolfenstein, Doom, Elder Scrolls ahead of Xbox sales
Running on Windows Mobile 10, the two smartphones will come with an iris scanner that will let users unlock the phones with a scan of their face. The Lumia 950XL is also reported to come with a stylus from Microsoft’s Surface tablets, Windows Central reports. Also Read - Xbox Series X, Series S pre-orders in India starting September 22
The Lumia 950 is codenamed Talkman, while the Lumia 950 XL is codenamed Cityman. As far as the specifications are concerned, the Lumia 950 may come with a 5.2-inch WQHD OLED (1440×2560 pixels) display. It is pegged to be powered by a Snapdragon 808 64-bit hexa-core processor paired with 3GB RAM. Also Read - Microsoft's Your Phone App gets new features with the latest update
On the camera front, it may sport a 20-megapixel PureView rear camera, and a 5-megapixel wide-angle front facing camera. It should pack a 3,000mAh removable battery and come with USB Type C charging alongside Qi wireless charging with flip cover.
The 950 XL, on the hand, is said to flaunt a bigger 5.7-inch WQHD (1440×2560 pixels) OLED display. It is said to be powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor paired with 3GB RAM. It should also offer 32GB internal storage expandable via a microSD slot.
On the camera front, it may offer a 20-megapixel PureView rear camera with triple LED flash, and 5-megapixel wide-angle front facing camera. It is reported to pack a 3,300mAh removable battery, and come with USB Type C charging and Qi wireless charging.