Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Nokia 8

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.3 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

565 ppi
554 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.77 %
69.44 %

Peak brightness

 
700 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Tricolor LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches (145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm)
5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.64 oz (160 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Splash

IP certified

 
IP 54

Biometrics

Iris scanner
Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, White
Silver, Brown, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 540

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3090 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

23.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Music playback

67.00 hours
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.1
USB 3.1

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 11, 2015
 

FCC ID value: PYASTT link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.87 W/kg
 

Body

0.93 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.60 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.24 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, Data cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key
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