Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Review

Today I will be reviewing the amazing Microsoft Lumia 950 XL that comes with dual SIM option. Out of many Lumia phones this is the Lumia 950 XL which has Window 10 operating system with the advanced Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 that supports cutting-edge mobile experiences. Snapdragon 810 processor is designed with the connectivity and power to handle some demanding tasks. When it comes to internal memory, Microsoft Lumia 950 XL offers you 32GB of internal memory to let you save your high-end games, most used apps supported by 3GB of RAM management option that lets you multi task without a glitch. The display size is 5.7” with Corning gorilla glass 4 and Microsoft has come up with Quad HD AMOLED display quality giving you 1440 x 2560-pixel resolution for an amazing and out of the world quality display. Its camera is not less to be talked about, the primary 20 mega pixel camera comes with triple LED option to give you the best picture result followed by 5 mega pixel secondary camera for the perfect selfies you can take. This powerful and option packed Lumia 950 XL does have powerful Li-on 3340 mAh removable battery to support its all functions that gives agility for all its operating system and non-stop working hours.

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So first comes first, let’s review about its packaging. The packaging is simple and neat and in the box, you will get the handset with the manual that comes in multi-language to get you started with the phone step by step. The box includes ear phones followed by USB 3.0 cable and USB 3.0 charger. The handset is made with lightweight material and slim that gives a great look while carrying. Its primary camera comes with Carl Zeiss Optic for the greatest quality for the camera followed by triple LED flash option and its front camera is place in front right corner with ambient light sensor. On the right side, you will find the power button in the middle with volume up and down surrounding it. You will be able to find a dedicated camera button on the right down side to give you accessibility for camera instantly. There is a USB 3.0 charging port on the below center point for easy charging for your phone. The microphone has been built down below so the voice can be heard clearly. The back cover is made with hard plastic that is removable and on the back, you will see the big Li-on 3340 mAh removable battery, a micro SD card slot that supports up to 256GB memory and Nano sim card slot 1 and 2.

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While switching it on, you would need to count the boot time as the phone takes time to open. So approximately it takes 45 seconds to its boot time. As you go on you will see its main page which can be customized per your preference. You can customize the main page with your favorite apps that you use often like WhatsApp, Outlook mail, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. Lumia 950 XL provides all the necessary “office” apps which also provides free scanner app my Microsoft. More Apps can be selected by swiping left like your PC and you zip and unzip them from the start menu and while you are finished doing that, swipe right again to go back to the main page.

With its dedicated camera button, you can easily access to it and take a picture instantly following by many options to make your picture much better. With 20 Mega Pixel Carl Zeiss Optic camera, the image is sharp even when it is zoomed with video recorder option as well. You can back down the home button with its back button in the down left corner and close unnecessary pages by dragging down or press X just like in PC windows. Microsoft Lumia Mobiles features many 3D games and Lumia 950 XL also features some great 3D games that you can enjoy playing. You won’t feel any lag while playing the games and the sound quality with different choices of equalizer is great.


Microsoft Lumia 950XL has many other interesting features but that would take a great amount of time and more practical usage for the phone. Overall the phone design and quality support its software that Microsoft promises to provide its customer a great experience. Lumia 950 XL is a great phone if someone is a true Microsoft lover that wants a phone with great display option, larger screen and a great internal memory to support its functions. Having said that Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is a great designed phone that will set in the market and would be appreciated by its users. At the end this review is my opinion and I would recommend to check it yourself and enjoy its amazing functions.


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Jubin Mathai

Hi, I am Jubin Mathai a tech enthusiast, blogger, android developer and what not. People describe me as a workaholic and to an extent it's right. I love gadgets and hence I write for GadgetMiner. To know more about me follow me on the social media.

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