Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S10+

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$710.00 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 3040 pixels

Pixel density

518 PPI
522 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.15 %
88.63 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Adreno 640

RAM

3GB
8GB

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3340 mAh
4100 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, 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) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
10 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera, Autofocus, 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)
6.20 x 2.92 x 0.31 inches (157.6 x 74.1 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Iris scanner
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Prism blue, Prism black, Prism white, Prism green, Flamingo pink

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), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

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 Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, 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

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

USB-C charger, USB-C to USB-A 3.1 Cable, Documentation
Data cable, Travel adapter, Ejection pin, USB Connector (OTG), Earphones sound by AKG, Quick start guide, Protective film

MSRP

$ 649
$ 1000
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