Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM, Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM India Launch Set for Monday

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Microsoft has sent invites for the India launch of its first Windows 10 Mobile handsets – the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. The launch event is being held in New Delhi, and will see Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik and Microsoft Mobile Devices Country Head Ajay Mehta in attendance.

At its Future Unveiled conference in Mumbai earlier this month, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadellaannounced that the company plans to launch both its newly launched Windows 10 Mobile-powered handsets in India by December.

The company’s online India store already lists the Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM features a 5.2-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) ClearBlack Amoled display, offering a pixel density of 564ppi and also featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, the handset is powered by a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB of inbuilt storage and is expandable up to 200GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM dual standby device support dual Nano-SIMs and comes with USB Type-C port (USB 3.1). Backed by a 3000mAh removable battery, the handset sports a 20-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, OIS (optical image stabilisation), an f/1.9 aperture, and a triple-LED RGB flash module. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera as well. It measures 145×73.2×8.2m and weighs 150 grams.

The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM, on the other hand, features a 5.7-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) ClearBlack Amoled display with a pixel density of 518ppi. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It packs 32GB storage and is expandable via microSD card (up to 200GB). The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM features the same camera module from the Lumia 950 and both the devices also sport a dedicated camera button as well. The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM packs a large 3340mAh battery. It packs 151.9×78.4×8.1mm and weighs 165 grams. Both the Lumia 950 Dual SIM and Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM also support dual standby with Nano-SIM card support.

Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM, Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM India Launch Set for Monday

microsoft_lumia_950_dual_sim.jpg

Microsoft has sent invites for the India launch of its first Windows 10 Mobile handsets – the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. The launch event is being held in New Delhi, and will see Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik and Microsoft Mobile Devices Country Head Ajay Mehta in attendance.

At its Future Unveiled conference in Mumbai earlier this month, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadellaannounced that the company plans to launch both its newly launched Windows 10 Mobile-powered handsets in India by December.

The company’s online India store already lists the Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM features a 5.2-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) ClearBlack Amoled display, offering a pixel density of 564ppi and also featuring Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, the handset is powered by a hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. There is 32GB of inbuilt storage and is expandable up to 200GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM dual standby device support dual Nano-SIMs and comes with USB Type-C port (USB 3.1). Backed by a 3000mAh removable battery, the handset sports a 20-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, OIS (optical image stabilisation), an f/1.9 aperture, and a triple-LED RGB flash module. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera as well. It measures 145×73.2×8.2m and weighs 150 grams.

The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM, on the other hand, features a 5.7-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) ClearBlack Amoled display with a pixel density of 518ppi. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It packs 32GB storage and is expandable via microSD card (up to 200GB). The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM features the same camera module from the Lumia 950 and both the devices also sport a dedicated camera button as well. The Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM packs a large 3340mAh battery. It packs 151.9×78.4×8.1mm and weighs 165 grams. Both the Lumia 950 Dual SIM and Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM also support dual standby with Nano-SIM card support.

Windows 10 Mobile Now Running on 7 Percent of Windows Phones

A new report published by mobile advertising firm AdDuplex finds that Windows 10 Mobile now runs on 7 percent of active Windows Phones. The report covers Windows Phone trend in the US, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, and Italy.

The Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL smartphones continue to be popular Windows Phones, as per the global trend. The report adds that Lumia 520 “continues to be the most popular device in use worldwide,” though adds its popularity is steadily declining. The Lumia 520 has a market share of 14.6 percent in Windows Phone devices worldwide.

The firm states that the latest report is based on data collected from 5,277 Windows Phone apps running AdDuplex SDK v2 (and above). It adds that the raw data was analysed on November 23.

adduplex_windows_os_november.jpgAccording to the Windows Phone OS distribution data, Windows 10 Mobile is running on 7 percent devices; Windows Phone 8 running on 9.1 percent, and Windows Phone 7 (7.x) running on 5 percent devices. The OS version Windows Phone 8.1 however tops the chart with 78.9 percent. The firm notes that this month Windows 10 Mobile saw a rise of 1.3 percent.

For the US market, the Lumia 635 is the most popular device with a market share of 32.5 percent. In Mexico, Brazil and Turkey, on the other hand, Lumia 520 tops the device chart with 25.1, 17.1, and 18.4 percent market share respectively. In Germany, Lumia 630 is the widely used device with a share of 14.1 percent. The Lumia 630 is the most popular Windows Phone device in Italy and has a market share of 15.7 percent.

The report also gives details about OEMs of Windows Phone devices and with a combined share of 97.02 percent, both Microsoft (previously Nokia as well) topped with 97.02 percent, followed by HTC with a share of 1.23 percent.

Microsoft announced in October that the Windows 10 Mobile rollout to all Windows Phone 8.1 handsets with 8GB of inbuilt storage will begin in a phased manner starting from December.

Notably, the first Windows 10 Mobile smartphones were launched earlier this month – the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. This week, the world’s thinnest yet Windows smartphone was launched in Japan, the Yamada Denki Every Phone, also running Windows 10 Mobile.