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Microsoft's rumoured Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL said to be codenamed "Cityman" and "Talkman" are expected to feature high-end technical specsReuters

Technology giant Microsoft that had earlier confirmed it would be releasing new high-end Lumia smartphones to cater to the flagship user segment, is expected to launch the Lumia 950/Lumia 950 XL featuring top-end technical specs.

Rumours have hinted that the Lumia 950 and 950 XL could feature the USB Type-C support, while incorporating the powerful 3,300mAh battery (in 950 XL).

Now, more technical specs uniform to both the devices have surfaced via Windows Central, according to which the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL are said to be codenamed "Talkman" and "Cityman" respectively.

Windows Central states that Cityman will feature wireless charging capabilities and an Iris Scanner.

The latest report also states that this handset will also feature a 20MP rear camera; thus adding substance to earlier reports that had hinted at such a possibility.

Moreover, the 950 XL could feature aluminium side volume/power control buttons.

Technical specifications of Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL

Lumia 950

  • 5.2in 2K display
  • 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage
  • HSPA, GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 2.0 and microUSB connectivity
  • Type-C USB support
  • 3,000 mAh removable battery

Lumia 950 XL

  • 5.7in 2K display
  • 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage
  • USB Type-C support
  • LTE, HSPA, GSM, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 2.0 and microUSB connectivity
  • 3,300 mAh removable battery.

Both the handsets are likely to run Windows 10 Mobile, which is slated to be launched in September, post the launch of the PC version of Windows 10.