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Microsoft - Lumia 950 4G LTE with 32GB Memory Cell Phone - Black (AT&T)-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Incredible Phone

    Posted
    hlcj
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    I am coming from about 10 years in the Apple environment. I switched to Windows 10 because Apple computer hardware was simply not seeing sufficient upgrades to keep pace with the OS so I found most of the promised features just didn’t work or didn’t work consistently. I was so impressed with Windows 10 that I decided to trade in my iPhone 5S for this Windows 10 phone. I have not been disappointed. This phone is fast. I generally avoided web research or browsing in my iPhone because it was so slow. That’s not the case with this one. The web browser is incredibly fast. App switching is incredibly fast. Word and Excel are impressively fast. I also love the fact that I can expand memory with a micro sd card so I no longer have to carefully select what is on my phone and when it is there. With this expansion, I can carry everything I need without worrying about storage memory. This phone is a comfortable size while providing adequate screen space for real productivity. At first I was concerned about the plastic looking back but that no longer is a concern. I actually find the back easier to grip than my previous iPhone. I no longer feel like I’m holding on to a slippery phone. The camera is awesome. This phone takes the best pictures of any phone I've ever owned. When people see pictures I've taken and printed they are always asking for the brand of camera I used. They are surprised when they find out it's my phone's camera. I’ve not had any issues with bugs, reboots or frequent annoying updates. There have been updates but they have been quick and unobtrusive. This phone is like carrying a computer in your pocket. You will not regret this purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Evolution of Windows Phone!

    Posted
    nbttl1
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    Coming from an iPhone 6 Plus, I was really attracted to the phone because of the camera and the battery life. Firstly, the camera is absolutely amazing! It also makes gifs and "live photos" that do send to an iOS recipient as if they were coming from an iOS phone. The camera blows away anything on the smart phone competition. The battery life is great. The operating system really shines, it moves fast! The WP10 OS is strong and capable and reliable...and it is finally paired with excellent hardware. The MS Office apps are wonderful and on par with the office 365 I used on iOS (6 Plus). The app market is shy of maybe one app I use, but many are rolling in from App Store and Google Play! The quality of the apps has improved from being basically a mobile site redirect that we were used to in WP 7,8,8.1. The phones build is kind of stand apart from most phones today being that it is not metal. This is not bad because it still feels solid and premium. The screen is perfect! The back and battery are removable and the phone is light, so it works. The screen size is absolutely perfect with my fingers and hands. I have large fingers and I can use the 5.2" screen with easy one and two handed on portrait, and just as well in landscape. The best part is the new file system, easy file transfer, and integration of your personal media. There is not extra step like loading to an app through iTunes, simply put in your micro SD card and it's found and works. Absolute excellent Phone!!! Service is much stronger in areas over the past iPhone I used. I loved the iPhone 6 Plus, I love this more... Oh and wireless charging!!!! I have not yet used Continium.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    spectacular and impressive

    Posted
    EyeIT
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    I started with the PALM CENTRO as my first smart phone until I switched to iPhone's (used 3G, 4S and 5S). With the wonderful development of WINDOWS OS and family (I have been using Surface Pro for two years, now on the SP4), I was intrigued about a WINDOWS PHONE. I wanted it and was awaiting its release when I became impatient and actually got a 6s PLUS but had to return it (carrier coverage issue) and was very happy to do so. The 6s PLUS iPhone was big. Everyone who has one when asked what they liked about it... basically it was the size. I picked LUMIA 950 up the day it was released. I love the LUMIA 950 for many reasons (sharp screen, camera resolution, live tiles, ease of customizing the start screen, text message integration with my Bluetooth earbuds and automobile, ease to create a mobile hot spot, MS office, OneDrive, phone size and light weight). There are feature that make it uniquely superior to iPhone. Overall it is an impressive phone. Many of the apps I knew and loved are in the WINDOWS STORE. I love how the LUMIA 950 integrates with my SURFACE. With all this said I debated returning the phone because of a few key absences in the app area and some website restrictions which limit functionality with MICROSOFT EDGE browser. EDGE is actually quite nice but on LUMIA 950, I have not found any alternate browsers to use. I decided to keep the phone because it is a spectacular and impressive flagship smart phone. I like what Microsoft is doing. In two years I have seen the WINDOWS Store explode with development as I used it for my SURFACE. I know that will continue for WINDOWS PHONE.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing phone

    Posted
    War10ck

    So far this phone is amazing and blows my old Nexus 5 out of the water, the app gap is minimal and new apps are being added daily so I don't expect the to be an issue for people especially now that the new Universal windows apps are getting released. The OS is kind of buggy but that's to be expected with a new OS and there is a big update coming out in December. And the Iris is still in Beta but works pretty well and makes the phone feel kind of futuristic compared to finger scanners. The phone is well built and feels very solid and you don't have to worry about the back breaking like you do with those new so called "premium phones" like the iPhone 6\Galaxy s6 with their glass backs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    got mine couple days ago

    Posted
    shdhawk

    I've been a windows phone user since windows phone 7, the evolution of the windows phone is amazing. I got this phone and I was extremely happy with the weight of it , not too light nor too heavy. Apps load extremely fast , the camera is fantastic, I did a 4k video to show a friend what it would look like on his tv. I ordered the Microsoft Phone dock from Microsoft store and cant wait till that arrives. I like Microsoft Hello , the iris scanning works great even with my glasses on. So far my only complaint would be best buy not having zagg shields for the phone or many other accessories.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wow!!

    Posted
    techie
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    Finally picked up the 950 and have been really impressed with it's performance. I just used continuum feature wirelessly to my Roku stick and have been amazed how well it worked. Camera is hands down the sharpest most accurate color capture on a phone that I've seen yet. Windows 10 seamlessly make the experience fluid between devices. All I can say is if you are on the fence, try it and see how powerful this device is. The iris scan is easy to set up and works flawlessly. All that is needed is the support for the few apps missing and continuum to grow.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent phone

    Posted
    scarosone
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I just wanted a phone that had a solid os that didn't crash and the basic apps that I wanted and this phone delivers. The camera and app for it are amazing. The wireless charging is great and the phone charges fast. Plug in charge took an hour to fully charge my phone from 10%. I like the hello feature using your eye to unlock the phone. It doesn't work 100% but 9 out of 10 times it does. The phone doesn't feel as sturdy as a high and end phone might but it's got power. It's quick moving between apps and screens and hasn't crashed once in the 2weeks I have had it. Overall a great phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    exceeds all expectations

    Posted
    persnickity
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I not only read the BB reviews, I read Amazon and ATT as well. I was coming from an old original windows phone and had begun looking into a new windows phone in October....when I caught wind of the 950 being released the end of the year. This phone was well worth the wait! Microsoft did their homework and this phone is amazing. Initially I did not think that I would like the ability to 'share' items between my computer and the phone, but one drive works for me to do that with such items as my music and pics....and I am enjoying that feature. This phone is the cell worlds best kept secret....

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellnet phone. Great iPhone replacement

    Posted
    John

    I have been using this phone for several months. It works great. I replaced an iPhone 5 and very pleased I left the apple collective. Applications work well. The microSD slot means I do not need to manage memory for video and music when I am on a plane. Fast web site browsing. Between mobile enabled sites and good app collection does everything I need and better than my previous iPhone. I also use the dock and wireless keyboard and mouse with this phone on a 1920 x 1080 monitor. Works great when I need to use word, excel, or PowerPoint.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Some nagging OS bugs but hardware is fantastic!

    Posted
    deezus

    Microsoft has released a premium device that's very powerful. Don't let the polycarbonate fool you, this phone is so light in the hand you will think its a dummy phone. Screen has twice the PPI of the iPhone and is superfast, micro SD up to 2 Tb, removable battery, iris scanning(still in beta) and basically a pc in your pocket and it looks great on my 106" hi def projector. If you buy this phone do not enable windows hello its not ready, at least for me and go to store and update all apps.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My new PC!

    Posted
    TheInformer
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    This phone has officially turned into my daily "PC" I know there are many apps still to come for the Continuum feature to be perfect but for my Email, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, OneNote, Facebook, and Web browsing, this works great as a computer. As a phone it is obviously amazing, the hardware speaks for itself and the OS runs smooth as silk. If you like Windows 10, you'll love this phone, it feels like an extension of the desktop OS because well it is.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Windows Mobile Phone

    Posted
    sdunnin
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    This phone was an upgrade from a Lumia 640 which is a really good phone as well. Nice bright clear screen. great camera and snappy performance. Like the fact that it has a slot to expand memory with a micro SD card and that the battery is replaceable. The Windows Hello iris recognition is neat but the performance is a bit disappointing. One other issue I had was that the wifi would occasionally lose internet connection. That has been fixed with a recent OTA firmware update.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Windows Phone

    Posted
    Cherie
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    I purchased a Surface which I love and thought I would get the 950 so everything would sync easily. I'm not thrilled with the phone. I have had to factory reset it 2 times. It tends to freeze up and I already have a crack in the screen. I have owned Blackberry's , I Phones & Galaxy's and have never had a crack. I even purchased the case and a $35 screen protector (which I thought was expensive) and within a month screen is cracked. I will think again on my next purchase but stuck with this for awhile.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Great camera still needs a lot of work

    Posted
    Geo213
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    Generous two stars. This phone was a disappointment from the beginning. too buggy, I'm a windows fan but this is a big set back. windows needs to keep updating this phone religiously. it has soo much potential. I would of returned it the first week but was hopeful. It improved a bit after the latest update. I still have hope. Hopefully in a few months all the bugs get fixed and it takes the phone market by storm. Until then two stars is all it gets from me.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Come on Microsoft

    Posted
    tigermcm
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    this would be a great phone if Microsoft would take mobile seriously and keep up right up to date with PC although I know developers are also holding windows mobile back. still I love my phone and I love how more apps are being universal plus it has office seemlessly

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    LOVE!

    Posted
    Teddy83
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    I am a Microsoft user and people don't even realize how beneficial it is to have a windows phone - my phone works with my laptop and when I am working on my laptop it notifies me when I get messages on my phone! It is way cooler than people realize - terribly underrated.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Worth the purchase

    Posted
    larissa
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    I refuse to buy apple products and this phone syncs with my computer seamlessly. I enjoy the camera and calendar. It's not as amazing as my Nokia was but I am certainly happy with the purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Worthy phone for a return to the OEM.

    Posted
    Brzfld
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    I really wanted to love this phone, but the software problems were tremendous. It has a great camera, and a great screen. I did not love the rear mounted speaker. I returned this phone after a few days.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    best Lumia Phone yet

    Posted
    SNOBBYCUBE
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    Continuum works extremely well with my 65 Samsung 4k TV, the UI is very responsive. Sound quality is not what I was expecting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Simply awesome

    Posted
    patrick
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    What an awesome phone. MS Office, Outlook, Skype, pretty much a pc. Fast, awesome battery life, fast charging, great camera, apps are all integrated and work flawlessly.

    I would recommend this to a friend