Microsoft Likely To Launch Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL & Surface Pro 4 On October 6

Microsoft has started sending out invites for a Windows 10 devices launch on 6th October. The company is holding a media event in New York where it is expected to launch two new Lumia smartphones and a Surface Pro tablet running on latest Windows 10.

It is expected that the rumoured Lumia 950 (Cityman) and Lumia 950 XL (Talkman) will be unveiled officially at the event. Along with the smartphones, we might see Surface Pro 4 and Microsoft band 2 being announced at the conference.

microsoft image 2Specifications of both the smartphones have already been leaked online. Evan Blass, famously known as Evleaks published render images of both the devices which appears to be the official press renders. Going by the leaked specs, it is expected that Lumia 950 will feature a 5.2 inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) display and it will be powered by a Snapdragon 808 processor along with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

Lumia 950 XL will have a bigger 5.7 inch QHD display and it is rumored to be powered by a Snapdragon 810 processor along 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. Both the smartphones are expected to feature a 20 megapixel pure view back camera with triple led flash and a 5 megapixel wide angle front facing camera.

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It is anticipated that both Lumia 950 and 950 XL will come with a USB type C port and Qi Wireless Charging support. Lumia 950 and 950 XL will come with a 3,000 mAh and a 3,300 mAh battery respectively. The phones will also feature Iris Scanner, which is a rare feature, and only handful of devices support it.

Surface Pro 4 is expected to come with a bigger display and some improvements over the previous generation Surface Pro device. According to speculations, it might come with Windows Hello support, better keyboard and fingerprint scanner. No further details about the tablet is available as of now.

The event is scheduled for 6th October, 10 AM EDT. Microsoft will be live streaming the event and you can watch it here. We are really excited about the new flagship Lumia devices and we will keep updating the post with any new information surfacing on the web.

Source: Verge

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