Nokia Lumia 930 vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
441 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
518 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.78 %
74.15 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8974-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 430

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Windows Phone, 8.1
Windows (10 Mobile)

Battery

Capacity

2420 mAh
3340 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
20 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 MP
5 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.39 x 2.80 x 0.39 inches (137 x 71 x 9.8 mm)
5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 inches (151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Orange, Green, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 20(800 DD), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)
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)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer, Dolby Digital Plus
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

 
$ 649
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