If you’re looking for a flagship Windows Phone, the moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here. Microsoft Malaysia has officially announced its Lumia 950 along with its larger Lumia 950 XL sibling for the Malaysian market. The duo is also the first flagship mobile devices to launch with Windows 10 out of the box.
To recap, the Lumia 950 has a 5.2″ Quad HD display and under the hood you’ll find a 1.8GHz Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 processor, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage which is expandable via microSD. For photo taking, it a 20MP PureView camera with OIS and triple LED flash, while the front gets a 5MP selfie shooter. Keeping the lights on is a 3,000mAh capacity battery that juices up quickly via a USB Type-C Port or Wirelessly using Qi Standard.
Going up a notch, the Lumia 950 XL is the phabet equivalent with a larger 5.7″ Quad HD display and it gets a beefier 2.0Ghz Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 processor with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. The camera optics are similar with a 20MP + 5MP combo, while the battery is larger at 3,340mAh. It also connects via USB Type-C and it supports Qi Wireless Charging.
In terms of pricing, the Lumia 950 is going for RM2,699 while the Lumia 950 XL is priced at RM2,999. As an early bird promo, the first 100 customers to purchase either model will get a Microsoft Display Dock worth RM309. With the Display Dock, you can extend your Windows 10 experience onto a big screen by hooking it up to a monitor, keyboard and mouse. This allows you to edit Microsoft Office documents and respond to Outlook emails like you do on full-fledged computer.
Both the Lumia 950/950 XL are available for pre-order from the Microsoft Online Store on Lazada and it will be available through selected Microsoft Authorised Resellers on 18th December onward.