Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Huawei Mate 30 5G

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

518 ppi
389 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

74.15 %
87.81 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
HiSilicon Kirin 990

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2860 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Mali-G76 MP16

RAM

3 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Android (10), EMUI 10 UI

Battery

Capacity

3340 mAh
4200 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging, Qi wireless charging
Huawei SuperCharge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
40 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
8 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 inches (151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm)
6.33 x 3.00 x 0.33 inches (160.8 x 76.1 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
6.91 oz (196 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Splash, Dust; IP 53

Biometrics

Iris scanner
3D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Space silver, Cosmic purple, Black, Emerald green, Vegan leather - Orange and Forest green

Cellular

5G

 
NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
OTG, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

USB-C charger, USB-C to USB-A 3.1 Cable, Documentation
Charger, Type-C cable, 3.5 mm headset, Quick start guide, Eject tool, Warranty card

MSRP price

$ 649
 
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