Microsoft Lumia 950 VS. Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Microsoft Lumia 950 VS. Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.1
6.3
Performance & Hardware
5.2
6.2
Camera
7.6
7.6
Connectivity
7.8
7.6
Battery
4.8
5.9

Basics

Brand

Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
October 2015, 3 years ago
October 2015, 3 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.2 mm
145.0 mm
8.2 mm
78.4 mm
151.9 mm
8.1 mm
Weight
150 g
165 g
Usable surface
70 %
75 %
Materials
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Gray

White
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.2"
5.7"
Type
Amoled
Amoled
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
565 Pixels per inch
515 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • ClearBlack display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Glance screen technology
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • ClearBlack display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Glance screen technology
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Microsoft Lumia 950
Print 3D Model
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
CPU
Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 + Dual-core 1.82 GHz
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57+4x 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53
Type
Hexa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 418
Qualcomm Adreno 430

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
47.500
Overall performance better than 56% of devices
93.405 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 75% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • SensorCore
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • SensorCore

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
20.1 Mpx
20.1 Mpx
Pixel size
1.071 µm
1.071 µm
Sensor
Carl Zeiss Unknown
Carl Zeiss Unknown
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/1.9
f/1.9
Flash
Triple LED
Triple LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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0.590 W/Kg on head
0.480 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 mAh
3340 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Polymer
Others
Fast Charging
Removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10

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