Microsoft Lumia 950 And Lumia 950 XL – New Features

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It’s been a while since Microsoft launched a lead Windows Phone handset. The last leader Windows Phone the organization unveiled was the Lumia 930, which was propelled a year ago. With the organization actually wanting to spice up smartphone business endeavours, the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL are vital to Microsoft’s endeavoured recuperation. Things being what they are, what’s exceptional about them?

Liquid cooling

Liquid cooling is a know-how to bring down the temperatures of the internals of a CPU including and especially the chipset. The brand says the Lumia 950 XL is armed with “tablet-class liquid cooling,” as when your gadget is a computer, you need to safeguard that it stays cool. While we are yet to see actual performance in yard stick and real-world tests, the liquid cooling will help to reduce the famous Snapdragon 810 heat issues for the Lumia 950 XL.

Windows 10 Mobile

Both the phones are amongst the first phones to have Windows 10 Mobile, the mobile edition of the company’s new operating system. With the new operating system, the company is bringing additions — including the Continuum. Plus, the new operating system also makes it possible for developers to quickly turn their Windows’ desktop applications into their mobile counterpart tapping universal app support. Apart from new and improved Cortana feature that syncs across devices, it also brings several changes to apps like Camera, Photos, Messaging, People, OneDrive, and Office Mobile. Also new is one-handed mode.

High-end cameras

Camera sensors have been the strongest features of Lumia handsets, and the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL also do have it. Both the handsets come with a 20-megapixel rear PureView camera with triple-LED RGB flash modules and a wide-angle 5-megapixel shooter as front camera. They capture good pictures even in dim light, but we will reserve our final judgement until we get to play with them.

USB Type-C port

The Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL are making debut with the USB Type-C port. It will make users to plug-in the data cable to the phone. The company says that both the handsets can be charged from zero percentage to 50% in 30 minutes. Microsoft is using the USB 3.1 specification, with improved transfer rates and audio-visual capabilities.

Windows Hello

Both the handsets have a new feature Windows Hello, a biometric authentication feature that allows the the device to verify users by scanning their faces. The facial-recognition feature allows the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL to unlock the devices as soon as a user holds them up in front of their face.

Picture courtesy – gadgets.ndtv.com


by techtalks @TechTalks January 13, 2016 5:37 AM UTC

DIGITAL DEBATE

Mobile Upgrades: Killing The Product Before Its Time?

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They should come out with upgrades for the specific phones and not for the separate Operating System. This way a special version for your phones specific hardware can be made

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