Nokia Lumia 930 vs Microsoft Lumia 950

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
565 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.78 %
69.77 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20 megapixels
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; 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)

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.39 x 2.80 x 0.39 inches (137 x 71 x 9.8 mm)
5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 inches (145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Orange, Green, White
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA
Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 8974-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 418

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Windows Phone, 8.1
Windows (10 Mobile)

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, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 20, 8, 3, 1, 7
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

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

Data

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

Battery

Capacity

2420 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
User replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

11.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

23.0 days (552 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

15.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Music playback

86.00 hours
67.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
10.00 hours

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
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 13, 2014
Nov 11, 2015

FCC ID value: PYARM-1045 link
FCC ID value: PYASTT link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.85 W/kg
0.87 W/kg

Body

0.56 W/kg
0.93 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.49 W/kg
1.60 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
1.24 W/kg
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