Microsoft has now confirmed the price of its Display Dock accessory for its upcoming Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones to be $99. That price point for this accessory is the same as we exclusively reported it would be back in July.
According to Computerworld:
"The Display Dock will begin a global rollout timed to the sales start of the two smartphones in November and was "designed exclusively for Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL and is an optional accessory...estimated to retail for $99, excluding taxes," the Microsoft spokeswoman said in an email. Cables to connect to the dock will apparently cost extra."
As shown during Microsoft's hardware press event earlier this week, the Display Dock will allow owners of the Lumia 950 or 950 XL to connect it to a keyboard, mouse and large monitor, so that the smartphone can be used much like a PC with its Continuum feature. The dock includes three full-sized USB ports, a DisplayPort and one port for HDMI. That demo included Microsoft's Bryan Roper declaring that the Display Dock will let him "be productive like a boss wherever I am now!" You can even buy a t-shirt with that memorable phrase right now at Windows Central.