Nokia Lumia 920 vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

768 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

332 ppi
515 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

62.42 %
74.15 %

Peak brightness

600 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8.7 megapixels
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Tricolor LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

1.3 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.13 x 2.79 x 0.42 inches (130.3 x 70.8 x 10.7 mm)
5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 inches (151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gray, Yellow, Red, White
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 225
Adreno 430

RAM

1 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 200 GB

OS

Windows Phone, 8
Windows (10 Mobile)

Battery

Capacity

2000 mAh
3340 mAh

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Yes, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

18.60 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
25.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

10.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Music playback

74.00 hours
75.00 hours

Video playback

6.00 hours
11.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 18, 8, 3, 1, 7
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

3.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

DLNA
Wireless screen share, SlimPort

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Oct 05, 2015

 
FCC ID value: PYARM-1085 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.68 W/kg
0.59 W/kg

Body

0.64 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.13 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Nokia Fast USB Charger AC-16, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide
 
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