Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs RED Hydrogen One

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Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

518 PPI
515 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.15 %
63.48 %

Features

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

3D

 
Glasses-free

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 540

RAM

3GB
6GB

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Android (8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3340 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging, Qi wireless charging
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
12.3 megapixels

Features

 
Phase-detection autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

3D capture

 
Yes

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 inches (151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm)
6.49 x 3.37 x 0.39 inches (164.78 x 85.71 x 10 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
9.28 oz (263 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Iris scanner
Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray

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), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 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, HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

 
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
5.0

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; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

$ 649
$ 1295
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