The team responsible for unofficially bringing Windows on ARM to the Lumia 950 family of phones has announced an update that gets many of the sensors working, making it a lot better.
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It appears that HMD Global has purchased the "PureView" trademark from Microsoft. The revolutionary camera tech was used in various high-end devices including Lumia 920, 925, 1020, 1520, and 950/XL.
If you feel like you missed out on owning a 'proper' Microsoft Lumia handset when they kept getting removed from sale last year, fret not! Microsoft has made them all available again, online.
Today, Microsoft removed three of the four listings for its Lumia handsets from the US Microsoft Store, including the unlocked Lumia 950, 950 XL, and AT&T Lumia 950. Only the Lumia 735 remains.
Once again, Microsoft is sold out of all of its first-party Windows phones on its online Store. The company has said previously that it will be discontinuing all Lumias by the end of June.
The UK's largest independent device retailer is no longer selling any of Microsoft's Lumia handsets, leaving only one Windows phone available to purchase there: the HP Elite x3, priced from £679.99.
According to a new report, Microsoft had originally planned more features for the Lumia 950 and 950 XL than what made it into the finished product, such as pen support, smart covers, and more.
Months after its own Windows 10 Mobile devices ran out of stock in the UK, Microsoft has removed the last Lumia handsets from its store there, leaving just two Windows phones available to purchase.
The flagships were pared down versions of the ambitious project, Lumia McLaren, according to two Microsoft-watchers. The phones were supposed to have a bunch of gestures that were later killed off.
While the Microsoft Store ran out of Lumia 950 XL stock in the UK months ago, the Windows 10 Mobile flagship is still available from other retailers, including one which is offering it for under £270.
Over two months after running out of Lumia 950 XL stock in the UK, the Microsoft Store has finally removed its Windows 10 Mobile flagship. Just one Windows phone is now available to buy there.
After being sold out numerous times, all Windows 10 Mobile Lumias that are listed on the Microsoft Store are suddenly back in stock. These include the Lumia 550, unlocked 950, AT&T 950, and 950 XL.
Microsoft has removed several Lumias from its online Store as of late, and today it took down two more: the black AT&T-locked Lumia 950, and the white model of the unlocked Lumia 950 XL.
After selling out of all models last week, some Microsoft Lumias are back in stock in the Microsoft Store, including the unlocked Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL, and AT&T Lumia 950.
Every Lumia Windows phone is now sold out on the Microsoft Store site in the US, leaving buyers with the option of HP's Elite x3 flagship, an entry-level Acer, or a couple of two-year-old BLU devices.
Microsoft's UK store has run out of all Lumia Windows 10 Mobile devices, including the flagship Lumia 950 XL - but if you were still hoping to buy one, you can grab one now for £274.99.
If you missed the Microsoft Store deal that was available last week, your chance has now arrived once again, as another major retailer is offering the Lumia 950 XL at a discounted price of $299.99.
After depleting UK stocks of its entire Lumia Windows 10 Mobile range this month, all unlocked models of its devices are now sold out on its US store too, leaving few options for Windows phone buyers.
After offering extremely generous sales on the devices this week, both the unlocked Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL are out of stock in the online Microsoft Store. Only the AT&T model is available.
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Microsoft has cut 19% off the HP Elite x3, and a whopping 40% off the price of its Lumia 950 XL, reducing it to $299. The Lumia 950's price was also cut to $249, but it's now out of stock.
The Microsoft Store has run out of stock of the Lumia 950 XL (and the rest of Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile range), but the flagship handset is still available elsewhere in the UK for just over £290.
The Lumia 550 and 650 are now out of stock on the Microsoft Store in the UK. With the 950 and 950 XL also sold out, Microsoft's entire Windows 10 Mobile range is no longer available on its store.
Five weeks ago, the Lumia 950 sold out on the Microsoft Store in the UK - and after cutting the price of the Lumia 950 XL to £289 over the weekend, that device is now out of stock there too.
Microsoft's long-running promotion of giving away a free Display Dock with the purchase of a Lumia 950 XL has ended; however, if you purchase the device, you'll still get a free Lumia 950.
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Microsoft originally listed the 950 XL at £549, before it eventually launched at £529. Numerous price cuts since then have seen its price fall to £339 - but it's now £289 with a free £79 Display Dock.
For the third time this year, Microsoft is offering a free Lumia 950, worth $399, with its $499 Windows 10 Mobile flagship, the Lumia 950 XL - and it's also offering a free Display Dock, usually $99.
Last month, Microsoft slashed the cost of its Lumia 950 XL to £339. But it's now available elsewhere for just £256.99, its lowest UK price by a long way - although it doesn't include a Display Dock.
Microsoft reduced the cost of its Windows 10 Mobile flagship to £339 last month, its third permanent UK price cut this year - but buyers can once again get the range-topping handset for just £299.99.
Early Surface Phone rumors hinted at a launch in 2016 - but after its release was said to have been pushed back to align with the Redstone 2 update in 2017, it seems the wait could be even longer.
Microsoft originally listed its Windows 10 Mobile range-topper at £549.99 in the UK last year. Now, a month after Microsoft cut its price to £339, the Lumia 950 XL is available for just £299.99.
Microsoft is now offering Acer's Windows 10 Mobile flagship in the UK for £449 with a free dock, mouse and keyboard - but you can get a Lumia 950 with similar specs and a free Dock for £200 less.
Microsoft's range-topping Windows 10 Mobile handset is now available for £219 (40%) below the price at which it was originally listed less than a year ago - but it doesn't include a free Display Dock.
Following recent price cuts in the US and the UK, Microsoft has now permanently reduced the cost of its Windows 10 Mobile flagships in Europe. In some markets, it's also offering a free Display Dock.
After cutting 22% off the Lumia 950, and 15% off the 950 XL, last week - their third permanent UK price cut this year - Microsoft is now giving a free Display Dock worth £79.99 with each handset too.
Double tap to wake makes its return to the Lumia 950 and 950 XL in the UK with the latest update which includes camera refinements as well as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity improvements.
Just three months after slashing 17% off its Windows 10 Mobile flagships, Microsoft has permanently reduced their prices again. It's cut £71 (22%) off the Lumia 950, and £61 (15%) off the 950 XL.