Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Nokia Lumia 930

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

565 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.77 %
70.78 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"

Flash

Tricolor LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches (145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm)
5.39 x 2.80 x 0.39 inches (137 x 71 x 9.8 mm)

Weight

5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Biometrics

Iris scanner
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Orange, Green, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8974-AA

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 330

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
 

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Windows Phone, 8.1

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2420 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Qi wireless charging

Talk time

23.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)
11.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1274 min)

Stand-by time

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)
23.0 days (552 hours)
the average is 20 days (483 h)

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)
15.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)

Music playback

67.00 hours
86.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
7.50 hours

Cellular

GSM

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

UMTS

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

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
 

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
microUSB

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Yes

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 11, 2015
May 13, 2014

FCC ID value: PYASTT link
FCC ID value: PYARM-1045 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.87 W/kg
0.85 W/kg

Body

0.93 W/kg
0.56 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.60 W/kg
1.49 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.24 W/kg
0.98 W/kg