It has been consistently rumored for the past few months that Microsoft is going to unveil two new Lumia flagships this year, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. At its event today the company formally unveiled its first Windows 10 Mobile powered flagship phone the Lumia 950. This is the first new flagship Lumia in 18 months so it’s certainly about time one was unveiled.
Lumia 950 has a 5.2 inch WQHD 1,440×2,560 pixel resolution OLED display with a Snapdragon 808 processor under the hood coupled with 3GB RAM. This is one of the most powerful smartphones powered by Windows and top it off the Lumia 950 even features liquid cooling.
Cameras have always been an area of special focus for previous Lumia handsets and Microsoft is keeping the tradition alive, Lumia 950 features a 20 megapixel PureView rear camera with triple LED flash and there’s also a 5 megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
The smartphone supports USB Type-C and has 32GB of onboard storage, it even has support for the Continuum feature of Windows 10 Mobile, which allows phones to turn into PCs with support for Bluetooth mouse and keyboards as well as the ability to wirelessly connect to a monitor.
Lumia 950 will be available this November for $549, it’s the first smartphone to come with Windows 10 Mobile straight out of the box.