Microsoft Mistakenly Reveals The Lumia 950 and 950 XL (Talkman and Cityman)

In a few days from now, precisely on the 6th of October, Microsoft is expected to release some new set of devices. These devices includes the Surface Pro, Microsoft Band and of course, its upcoming Lumia flagships.

Although leaked reports on the Lumia upcoming flagship has been making the rounds, the company sorta mistakenly revealed the devices on its website.

Microsoft leaked specs of lumia 950 and 950 XLThe reason why the release was termed as ‘mistaken’, is as a result of the fact that the company didn’t want to let out the full details until when due. Going through the Microsoft website, the details has been taken off but Luckily, they weren’t too fast.

The Lumia 950 also known as Talkman, has the following specs:

  • Matte White or black polycarbonate body
  • 5.2 inch WQHD (1440×2560) OLED display
  • Snapdragon 808, 64-bit Hexa core
  • Iris scanner (infrared) for Windows Hello
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot
  • 20MP PureView rear camera
  • 5MP Wide-angle front facing camera
  • 3000 mAh removable battery
  • Qi wireless charging with flip cover
  • USB Type-C

The Lumia 950 XL also known as CityMan, has the following specs:

  • Matte White or black polycarbonate body
  • 5.7 inch WQHD (1440×2560) OLED display
  • Snapdragon 810, 64-bit Octa core
  • Iris scanner (infrared) for Windows Hello
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 32GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot
  • 20MP PureView rear camera with triple LED flash
  • 1mm silver ring inside the circumference of the black camera pod
  • Aluminum side buttons
  • 5MP Wide-angle front facing camera
  • 3300 mAh removable battery
  • Qi wireless charging integrated
  • USB Type-C

Unfortunately, no pricing nor availability details was disclosed. However, the leak has been able to at least, satisfy the curiosity of those who are very much interested.


As at the time windows 10 OS was newly launched, it was stated that the new flagship devices will run on the yet to be released windows 10 OS for mobile, we just have to wait and see as it unfolds.

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10 Comments

  • Two Words- Quality Smartphones.
    The Specifications are amazing. I’m already imagining how the Phone will be and what I could do with it. Let me just pray the Price doesn’t drive me away, LOL! Nice Innovation from Microsoft. We’re getting to an Era where a smartphone Will be a full-time Camera.

  • No phone wants to lag behind in d mobile market..They are all trying to solve the problems complained of by users .Take a look at the battery of the phones,the camera and the Ram.This competition is great for the mobile market

  • This is the second major Microsoft leak surrounding its
    upcoming Lumia flagships over the past seven days. I just pray this costly mistake wont cost microsoft in the profits of their smartphone to beunveiled and launched.

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