The Next Generation of Lumia Phones Have Been Announced

The Lumia 550, 950, and 950 XL were announced at Microsoft’s press event earlier today. The phones are being presented as the replacements for the Lumia 640 and 640 XL—both released in the spring of this year.

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The 550 handset is meant for emerging and international markets and comes with a 5-megapixel camera capable of 720p at 30fps. The display will be 720×1280 pixels and 4.7-inch capacitive touch with the phone being 5.36×2.67. As far as power is concerned it comes with a octa-core 1.1 GHz Snapdragon 210.

The Next Generation of Lumia Phones Have Been Announced


The flagship phones—the 950 and 950 XL—both come with AMOLED capacitive displays at 5.2 inches and 5.7 inches both having Corning Gorilla Glass. The 950 will 5.71×228 and 5.98×3.09. Both phones will pack 20 MP cameras and be capable of 2160p video at 30 fps.

Power for the 950 models come in the form of a dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 (and quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53) for the 950 and a quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 (and quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57.

The Lumia 550 comes with 8GB internal and 1 GB RAM. Both the 950 and 950 XL come with 32 GB and up to 3 GB RAM. All three can handle micro SD cards up to 200 GB.

The phone will be in the company of the flag Lumia 950 and 950 XL which are more expensive models. While those two are $550 and $650 respectively, the Lumia 550 will be available for just $140. The 950 and 950 XL will both be available next month and the 550 will be available in December.

Source: GSMArena

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