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

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 LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

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 (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
20 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 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)
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

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

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 (150.0 g)
5.82 oz (165.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

Iris scanner
Iris scanner

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

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:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

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

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 11, 2015
Oct 05, 2015

FCC ID value:

PYASTT link
PYARM-1085 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.87 W/kg
0.59 W/kg

Body:

0.93 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.60 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.24 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 649

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 06, 2015
Oct 06, 2015
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