Microsoft Lumia 950 XL VS. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL VS. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.4
Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
Design & Materials
6.3
6.9
Performance & Hardware
6.1
6.2
Camera
7.3
7.4
Connectivity
7.5
6.8
Battery
5.7
3.4

Basics

Brand

Aliases
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G925F

Release Date

Release date
October 2015, 4 years ago
March 2015, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
78.4 mm
151.9 mm
8.1 mm
70.5 mm
143.4 mm
6.9 mm
Weight
165 g
138 g
Usable surface
75 %
71 %
Materials
Polycarbonate
Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

White
Black

Gold

Green

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.7"
5.1"
Type
Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1440 x 2560 px
Density
515 Pixels per inch
576 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • ClearBlack display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Glance screen technology
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Dual Edge display
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
CPU
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57+4x 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53
4x2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A57 +4x1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
2.1 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 430
ARM Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
93.405 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 73% of devices
83.917 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 70% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
128 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
No

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • SensorCore
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
20.1 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.071 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Carl Zeiss Unknown
Sony IMX240 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/1.9
f/1.9
Flash
Triple LED
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 zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
Yes
120 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)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B12 (700)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • 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
Single Sim
Type
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
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • 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)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

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

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

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0.334 W/Kg on head
0.594 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

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

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • Infrared
  • Mirrorlink
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3340 mAh
2600 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Prices

Prices

Prices unavailable