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Display and Build
The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL sports a 5.7-inch QHD (1,440 x 2,560 pixels) ClearBlack AMOLED display with a pixel density of 518ppi. The display provides superb image quality with its stunning display resolution. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection that makes the display scratch-resistant and very durable. It has a thickness of 8mm and a weight of 165g. The device looks very elegant and posh and can be availed in white and black colours.
Processor and OS
At the helm of the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, there is a 2GHz octa-core processor based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset. Assisting it is a 3GB RAM and Adreno 430 GPU for running multiple applications and playing games with ease. It runs on the recently launched Windows 10 OS.
Camera and Storage
The smartphone is armed with a 20MP autofocus rear snapper which absolutely banishes motion blur. It also has triple LED flash with different tones to help balance out the brightness. Even more interestingly, you can shoot fast-moving subjects and later add or remove the flash option from the picture. Other camera features include BSI sensor, face detection and touch focus etc. The device can take 4k videos from which you can later crop out high resolution still photos. The rear camera is accompanied by a 5MP front facing snapper so that you do not miss out on your selfie experience. It houses an internal memory of 32GB which is further upgradable to 200GB to store all your data, songs, photos etc.
Battery and Connectivity
Packed with a 3,340mAh li-ion battery, the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL can render up to 25hours of talk time in 2G networks. On the connectivity front, we have 3G, 4G, GLONASS, GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi, computer sync, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, OTA sync, USB port, USB Type-C etc. The phone comes with an amazing feature called the 'Windows Continuum'. This lets you turn your phone into a Windows PC. All your applications will run full screen and you can also use a keyboard and a mouse along with the device.
The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is a smartly crafted phablet with the ability to meet all your needs and more. The large QHD display makes watching movies and playing high-end games a treat to the eyes. With a great configuration supported by the smooth interface of Windows 10 OS, the device will be a pleasure to fiddle with. The presence of a reliable battery and impressive rear camera further boosts its value. The Windows Continuum feature is an added incentive that will lure you into buying this device.