Microsoft is a distant third player in the mobile business, trailing behind Google and Apple both when it comes to market share and profits, but the company just showed it’s not ready to throw in the towel. Microsoft announced on Tuesday a series of flagship devices that are supposed to take on the iPhone 6s and Nexus 5X that have some impressive characteristics.
Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a variety of new products, including the high-end new Lumia 950 series of phones, the second-generation Band wearable and – most importantly – two hot new Windows 10 devices, including the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book.
It’s been a long time, but Microsoft has finally unveiled a new flagship device based on Windows Phone. In fact, it’s unveiled two new devices to quench Windows users’ thirsts for high-end hardware: The Lumia 950 and the larger Lumia 950 XL. Below we’ll go over the key specs and features for each device. More →
It’s taken Microsoft more than two years but Windows Phone finally has new flagship devices. Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled its new family of Lumia 950 devices, the first flagship Lumias we’ve seen since the launch of the Lumia 1020 and Lumia 1520 in 2013. The new phones will be called the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, as earlier leaks indicated. More →
Apple and Google both dominated September with two huge events, unveiling a whole slate of new devices across multiple products categories. But not to be left out, Microsoft is hosting its own event today in New York City. As with the other media events this fall, we’re expecting several new hardware announcements from Microsoft today, but you won’t have to wait much longer to find out.
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The Surface Pro 4 will be one of Microsoft’s most important new products that it is expected to introduce along with a bunch of other new devices on Tuesday, just in time for the Christmas shopping season. On top of the hot Surface Pro 4 – which promises some exciting features – Microsoft will likely unveil two new Windows 10 phones, including the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets and a Microsoft Band 2.
Here’s what we expect from the company’s October 6th media event. More →
Nokia’s (NOK) next-generation flagship smartphone may have been revealed on Tuesday as the first alleged photo of the upcoming Lumia 950 Windows Phone was published online. Windows Phone Central published the image, though it made clear that it comes from a source it cannot vouch for. If authentic, the device’s styling strays from Nokia’s first two flagship Lumia phones and opts for a more traditional case design. More →