Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
565 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
518 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

69.77 %
74.15 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 430

RAM

3GB
3GB

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Windows (10 Mobile)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3340 mAh

Type

User replaceable
User replaceable

Charging

Fast charging, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20 MP
20 MP

Features

OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor
OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches (145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm)
5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 inches (151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Iris scanner
Iris scanner

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB-C charger, USB-C to USB-A 3.1 Cable, Documentation

MSRP

 
$ 649
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