Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: specs comparison - PhoneArena

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: specs comparison

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Microsoft has finally announced a new flagship — well, two flagships — after a long, long absence from the top-class smartphone market. And, let's be fair, the Windows platform may not be as popular as Microsoft would want it to be, but if you're going to put out a high-rank device, it had better be up to par. Thus far this year, we've seen some hard-hitters, in the face of Samsung's Galaxy S6 series, the new Xperia Z5 devices, and Google's Nexuses, not to mention the update of Apple's iPhone 6 – the iPhone 6s.

So, with that being said, let's check out how the Microsoft Lumia 950 stacks up against two of the market leaders – the Apple iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S6. Of course, that's just a preliminery look – we can't wait to get some in-depth time with the new devices!

Display
Size
5.1 inches
4.7 inches
5.2 inches
Technology
Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
AMOLED
Screen-to-body
70.48 %
65.71 %
69.77 %
Peak brightness
 
500 cd/m2 (nit)
 
Features
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Hardware
System chip
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14 nm)
Apple A9 APL0898
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Processor
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU
Mali-T760 MP8
PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 418
RAM
3GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage
128GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable
32GB
OS
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Windows (10 Mobile)
Battery
Capacity
2550 mAh
1715 mAh
3000 mAh
Charging
Fast charging
 
Fast charging
Talk time
 
 
23.00 hours
the average is 11 h (660 min)
Stand-by time
 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 29 days (688 h)
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 29 days (688 h)
Talk time (3G)
23.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 0 h (0 min)
Internet use
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
 
Music playback
57.00 hours
50.00 hours
67.00 hours
Video playback
13.00 hours
11.00 hours
10.00 hours
Camera
Rear
Single camera
Single camera
Single camera
Main camera
16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, BSI sensor)
20 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Video recording
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
Features
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Front
5 MP
5 MP
5 MP
Video capture
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
 
1920x1080 (Full HD)
Design
Dimensions
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches (145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm)
Weight
4.87 oz (138.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
5.29 oz (150.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
Materials
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Biometrics
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Iris scanner
Features
Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
 
Touch sensitive control keys
Buyers information
Price
 
$ 849
 


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