• Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Microsoft Microsoft Samsung
Announced October 2015 October 2015 December 2015
Status Available - November 2015 Available - November 2015 Available - February 2016
Price Rs. 34,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,300 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm
(5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 in)
145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm
(5.71 x 2.88 x 0.32 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows 10 Microsoft Windows 10 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 Dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57 & quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 430 Adreno 418 -
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.2 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (518 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (564 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.43% 70.44% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash Carl Zeiss optics Carl Zeiss optics LED flash
Features 1/2.4' Sensor Size, 1.12 μm Pixel Size, PureView Technology, Dual Capture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 1/2.4' Sensor Size, 1.12 μm Pixel Size, PureView Technology, Dual Capture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP v4.1, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3340 mAh 3000 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 288 h (2G)
Up to 288 h (3G)
Up to 288 h (2G)
Up to 288 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 25 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 23 h (2G)
Up to 18 h (3G)
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