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  1. RumoredNow's Avatar
    lumia_950_marketing_01_dsim.jpg

    Lumia 950 Specifications:


    • Single SIM and Dual SIM1 configurations available (market dependent)
    • GSM technology
    • GSM network: 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
    • WCDMA network: Band 1 (2100 MHz), Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 4 (1700/2100 MHz), Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 8 (900 MHz)
    • LTE FDD network: Band 1 (2100 MHz), Band 2 (1900 MHz), Band 3 (1800 MHz), Band 4 (1700/2100 MHz), Band 5 (850MHz), Band 7 (2600 MHz), Band 8 (900MHz), Band 12 (700 MHz), Band 17 (700MHz), Band 20 (800MHz), Band 28 (700 MHz)
      TD-LTE network: Band 38 (2570-2620 MHz), Band 40 (2300-2400 MHz)

    Software Release: Windows 10

    • 145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm (5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 in)
    • 150 g (5.29 oz)
    • Nano-SIM
    • AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    • 5.2 inches (~70.5% screen-to-body ratio)
    • WQHD 2560 x 1440 (~564 ppi pixel density)
    • ClearBlack
    • Orientation sensor, Sunlight readability enhancements, Corning Gorilla Glass 3*, Easy to clean, High brightness mode, Lumia Color profile, Wide viewing angle, Automatic brightness control, Super sensitive touch


    • Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
    • Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
    • Adreno 418
    • 32 GB internal memory
    • 3 GB RAM
    • microSD slot up to 200 GB2


    • Sensors: Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Barometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, SensorCore
    • AV connectors: 3.5 mm stereo headset connector, DisplayPort over USB-C
    • Charging and System connectors: USB-C
    • USB v3.1, Type-C reversible connector
    • Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP
    • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
    • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
    • FM radio3, 4
    • NFC


    • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh (replaceable)
    • Built-in Qiwireless charging, Fast charging
    • Maximum standby time: 12 days
    • Maximum talk time (2G): 23 h, (3G): 18 h
    • Maximum music playback time: 67 h
    • Maximum Wi-Fi network browsing time: 9.5 h
    • Maximum video playback time: 10 h


    • User Input: Touch
    • Operating keys: Volume keys, Camera key, Power/Lock key
    • Exchangeable back cover
    • Other user interface features: Glance screen, Tactile feedback, Voice commands, Voice dictation in edit fields


    • Main camera: 20.0 MP, Auto focus with two-stage capture key, Digital Zoom, 6 Lens Optics, Optical Image Stabilization
    • Sensor size: 1/2.4 inch, Oversampling
    • f-number/aperture: f/1.9
    • Camera focal length: 26 mm
    • Flash type: Triple LED, Natural flash
    • Camera minimum focus range: 10 cm
    • Camera features: Backside-illuminated image sensor, PureView, True 16:9 sensor, Fast Focus, High resolution zoom


    • Front camera: Full HD 5 MP wide angle
    • Front camera f-number/aperture: f/2.4
    • Front camera features: Still image capture, Video call, Video recording
    • Front camera video resolution: 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080)


    • Main Camera video frame rate: 30 fps5
    • <addendum> 120fps @720p now user confirmed Nov 19, 2015 </addendum>
    • Video recording features: Video zoom, Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Lumia Rich Recording with four microphones
    • Video recording formats: MP4/H.264



    * Documentation varies between Gorilla Glass 3 and Gorilla Glass 4. Awaiting definitive determination so assumes lesser grade.
    1. Max data speed on Single SIM is LTE Cat6 300mbps download, 50mbps upload. Max data speed on Dual SIM is LTE Cat4 150mbps download, 50mbps upload.
    2. microSD capacity of 200GB is maximum card size at time of documentation publishing. The microSD reader is future proofed to 2TB capacity.
    3. FM radio requires a wired headset be plugged into the headphone jack. The wires in the headset are used for an antenna. Without a headset plugged in the FM radio App will not function.
    4. AT&T 950 users are reporting no FM radio on the AT&T branded variant. User tangledW reports that the hardware is present and requires a 3rd party App be download from the store. Look for a firmware correction in future(?).
    5. Higher frame rates planned to deliver Slow Motion Video capability in upcoming firmware advances.
    Last edited by RumoredNow; 11-23-2015 at 04:36 PM. Reason: updated information
    libra89 and William Sanderson like this.
    11-17-2015 11:48 PM
  2. Paci Lovass's Avatar
    Does the Lumia 950 and the 950 DS really has an FM radio?
    11-18-2015 06:44 AM
  3. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    Does the Lumia 950 and the 950 DS really has an FM radio?
    Yes (unless we are being lied to). Past Lumias have included FM radios so its not unexpected. You may have to use wired headphones though. Past Lumias used the wire as the FM antenna.
    RumoredNow and libra89 like this.
    11-18-2015 10:19 AM
  4. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    Regarding single or dual SIMs, since MS store doesn't list the RM number for the 950s sold or say the number of SIMs, is it like Congress and we have to buy it before we know what's in it?

    The XL I tested in the MS store was a dual SIM device but I'm not trusting them now.
    11-18-2015 10:21 AM
  5. tangledW's Avatar
    Regarding single or dual SIMs, since MS store doesn't list the RM number for the 950s sold or say the number of SIMs, is it like Congress and we have to buy it before we know what's in it?

    The XL I tested in the MS store was a dual SIM device but I'm not trusting them now.
    I could be wrong, but I think every 950 XL is dual SIM.

    I'm curious if only the unlocked 950 has dual SIM or if dual is even available in the US.
    11-18-2015 10:46 AM
  6. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Yes (unless we are being lied to). Past Lumias have included FM radios so its not unexpected. You may have to use wired headphones though. Past Lumias used the wire as the FM antenna.
    Important point: annotated with Thanks.
    11-18-2015 11:53 AM
  7. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Regarding single or dual SIMs, since MS store doesn't list the RM number for the 950s sold or say the number of SIMs, is it like Congress and we have to buy it before we know what's in it?

    The XL I tested in the MS store was a dual SIM device but I'm not trusting them now.
    I could be wrong, but I think every 950 XL is dual SIM.

    I'm curious if only the unlocked 950 has dual SIM or if dual is even available in the US.
    My impression is that the ATT model will certainly be Single SIM. Further, from discussions with Microsoft Chat in the online store about other models, I believe that Single SIM is the default Factory Unlocked offered in the US because we are so backwards.

    Dual SIM is confirmed. Single SIM we will find out shortly.
    11-18-2015 12:02 PM
  8. Skelnik's Avatar
    I've been told by a Microsoft Store employee in Calgary, Canada, that they'll only be offering the dual-sim variant, and they will not offer the single-sim. So.. yay us?
    11-18-2015 03:48 PM
  9. RumoredNow's Avatar
    I've been told by a Microsoft Store employee in Calgary, Canada, that they'll only be offering the dual-sim variant, and they will not offer the single-sim. So.. yay us?
    Depends...

    Will you use 2 SIMs ever?

    Will your network exceed Cat4 in the lifetime of this device?

    Personally I believe I will use 2 SIMS sooner than I will see download speeds in excess of 150mbps.
    11-18-2015 05:31 PM
  10. tangledW's Avatar
    I really want dual SIM so I can stop carrying around my personal and company phone... don't tell them that!
    11-18-2015 08:10 PM
  11. Paci Lovass's Avatar
    Thank You! Then I think I have my next phone! :)
    11-19-2015 01:48 AM
  12. eserrano250's Avatar
    Has anyone confirmed if the AT&T version is a single sim or dual sim?
    11-19-2015 07:09 AM
  13. Daniel Ratcliffe's Avatar
    For my fellow UK brethren, we seem to be out of luck. Microsoft have told me only the single-SIM variant will be released in the UK.

    Source: https://twitter.com/LumiaUK/status/666998396050345984
    11-19-2015 07:50 AM
  14. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    Has anyone confirmed if the AT&T version is a single sim or dual sim?
    Don't know but it will be a cold day in hell when a US carrier sells a dual SIM phone if a single SIM version exists.

    Dual SIM would let customers use another carrier for data or compare another carrier side by side for a period to see if they want to switch.
    11-19-2015 07:54 AM
  15. jmajid's Avatar
    Has anyone confirmed if the AT&T version is a single sim or dual sim?
    the model number people are reporting is RM-1105, which is the single SIM version.
    I believe there is a post here in 950 forum, name is unboxing photos, that shows the battery compartment also...
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    11-19-2015 08:12 AM
  16. RumoredNow's Avatar
    120fps @ 720p confirmed by user in the field: http://forums.windowscentral.com/mic...ml#post3298644

    OP edited.
    11-19-2015 12:22 PM
  17. RumoredNow's Avatar
    OP edited to reflect reports from AT&T users that their 950 has no FM radio...
    11-20-2015 12:06 AM
  18. HoosierDaddy's Avatar
    OP edited to reflect reports from AT&T users that their 950 has no FM radio...
    And so it begins.......

    Every new carrier phone should have a thread where owners report the little surprises the carrier included at no extra cost. Just ONE of the reasons, people should buy their phones from ANYONE but a carrier. It's about as good of an idea as if you were being tried for murder and hired the alleged victim's mother as your lawyer. The carrier has a conflict of interest when it sells phones.
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    11-20-2015 02:19 AM
  19. Daniel Ratcliffe's Avatar
    And so it begins.......

    Every new carrier phone should have a thread where owners report the little surprises the carrier included at no extra cost. Just ONE of the reasons, people should buy their phones from ANYONE but a carrier. It's about as good of an idea as if you were being tried for murder and hired the alleged victim's mother as your lawyer. The carrier has a conflict of interest when it sells phones.
    So why don't UK carriers do that kind of crap then? Only thing the UK carriers do is add their own software and/or lock the phone to their network, if anything at all. But they never touch the hardware
    11-20-2015 03:47 AM
  20. tangledW's Avatar
    Let's not jump to conclusions just yet.

    Is the FM Radio app even available in Windows 10 yet? I don't see it in the store.
    Maybe there's a firmware issue waiting for an update.
    Who knows, there could be any number of reasons and it could come later. These phones and the OS are clearly not completely ready.
    11-20-2015 04:00 AM
  21. tangledW's Avatar
    OP edited to reflect reports from AT&T users that their 950 has no FM radio...
    My 950 from AT&T in fact does have the FM Radio built in.

    The factory FM Radio app is missing. You can download one from the store, plug in your headphones... and there it is.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    11-21-2015 02:21 AM
  22. tangledW's Avatar
    And so it begins.......

    Every new carrier phone should have a thread where owners report the little surprises the carrier included at no extra cost. Just ONE of the reasons, people should buy their phones from ANYONE but a carrier. It's about as good of an idea as if you were being tried for murder and hired the alleged victim's mother as your lawyer. The carrier has a conflict of interest when it sells phones.
    And so it ends...

    ...as quickly as it began.
    11-21-2015 02:23 AM
  23. Billy Cantor's Avatar
    I could be wrong, but I think every 950 XL is dual SIM.

    I'm curious if only the unlocked 950 has dual SIM or if dual is even available in the US.
    There are single sim and dual sim versions of both the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL. All in black or white. Plus AT&T version. 10 SKUs so far.

    I do not have enough posts to post links yet. :( Please change the word "dot" to actual dots below.

    Microsoft Lumia 950 (Single SIM)
    wwwdotmicrosoftdotcom/en/mobile/phone/lumia950/

    Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM
    wwwdotmicrosoftdotcom/en/mobile/phone/lumia950-dual-sim/

    Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (Single SIM)
    wwwdotmicrosoftdotcom/en/mobile/phone/lumia950-xl/

    Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SIM
    wwwdotmicrosoftdotcom/en/mobile/phone/lumia950-xl-dual-sim/

    Unless the phone is specifically marketed as the "Dual SIM" variant (especially in the USA), it is safest to assume that the model only supports a single SIM.

    I sure hope that Microsoft offers the Lumia 950 Dual SIM in the USA. Having both business and personal SIMs on the same phone would be awesome. I also hope they offer both colors. For whatever reason, microsoftstore.com only shows one version of the 950 (black?).
    11-21-2015 04:41 AM
  24. RumoredNow's Avatar
    My 950 from AT&T in fact does have the FM Radio built in.

    The factory FM Radio app is missing. You can download one from the store, plug in your headphones... and there it is.
    Appended. Thank You.
    tangledW likes this.
    11-21-2015 01:14 PM
  25. vhl71's Avatar
    Can anyone who is using the Lumia 950 tell the file manager integration with email please?

    While you're composing an email, can you attach multiple files from dropbox? From within the email app, not going outside to dropbox and sharing the files via email. This is one of the most productive feature that's required for business. Please advise
    11-24-2015 03:22 PM
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