• Microsoft Lumia 550 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Microsoft Lumia 650

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Lumia 550 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Microsoft Lumia 650

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Samsung Microsoft
Announced October 2015 December 2015 February 2016
Status Available - December 2015 Coming Soon - December 2015 Available - April 2016
Price Rs. 7,999 ($117.63) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Various Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.1 x 67.8 x 9.9 mm
(5.36 x 2.67 x 0.39 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
142 x 70.9 x 6.9 mm
(5.59 x 2.79 x 0.27 in)
Weight 141.9 (4.97.0.32) 132 g (4.66 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows 10 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Microsoft Windows 10
Processor Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 212
GPU Adreno 304 Adreno 306 Adreno 304
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (315 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (297 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.94% 69.65% 66.95%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, f/2.2
Flash LED flash LED flash 28mm
Features Auto focus, 1/4' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama 1/4" Sensor Size
Video 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP, 480p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/2.2, 720p video [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes 296.0/236.8 Kbps
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2300 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 672 h (2G)
Up to 672 h (3G)
- Up to 624 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 16 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
- Up to 16 h (2G)
Up to 13 h (3G)