Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL UK pricing revealed

In an earlier report, we gave you a rough estimate on how much the newly unveiled Microsoft Lumia 950 and the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL will cost, based on retail prices in the US. Now, the smartphone’s UK pricing has been revealed.

UK pricing

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In the UK, the Microsoft Lumia 950 will set buyers back £499.99, while the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL will cost £549.99. These prices are for the SIM fee versions of the smartphone and phablet.

To recap, the Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphone sports a 5.2-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD), which works out to a pixel density of 424 ppi. A 20-megapixel rear-facing PureView camera with triple LED flash, 5th generation OIS, and ZEISS optics will snap high-quality photos and record 4K videos, while a 5-megapixel front-facing camera will take care of selfies and video chat. The smartphone offers 32 GB of internal storage. If this is not enough, the device comes with a microSD card slot for additional storage options. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 64-bit 1.8 GHz hexa-core processor with an Adreno 418 GPU to handle graphics. 3 GB of RAM is on board. To keep the lights on, it comes with a 3,000 mAh battery that can fast charge and supports Qi wireless charging.

Meanwhile, the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL phablet ports a 5.7-inch screen with a resolution of 1140 x 2560 pixels (Full HD), which works out to a pixel density of 515 ppi. A 20-megapixel rear-facing PureView camera with triple LED flash, 5th generation OIS, and ZEISS optics will snap high-quality photos and record 4K videos, while a 5-megapixel front-facing camera will take care of selfies and video chat. The smartphone offers 32 GB of internal storage. If this is not enough, the device comes with a microSD card slot for additional storage options. Under the hood is the controversial Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit 2 GHz octa-core processor with an Adreno 430 GPU to handle graphics. 3 GB of RAM is on board. To keep the lights on, it comes with a 3,340 mAh battery that can fast charge and supports Qi wireless charging.

You’ve probably heard of the overheating horrors caused by the Snapdragon 810 with other smartphone. According to Microsoft, there is no need to worry, as both devices rock Microsoft liquid cooling tech. This is the first time liquid cooling tech has been used on mobile devices.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 and the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL run Windows 10 Mobile out of the box.

The smartphone and phablet powered by Windows 10 will be available sometime in November.

Will you get your hands on the Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphone or the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL phablet once they are available in the UK? Let us know through a comment on our Phones LTD Facebook page.

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