• Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM

Phone Comparison - Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual SIM

general General Info

Manufacturer Nokia Microsoft Microsoft
Announced October 2013 October 2015 October 2015
Status Available - November 2013 Available - November 2015 Available - November 2015
Price - Rs. 34,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,300 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yellow, white, black, red Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm
(6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in)
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)
Weight 209 g (7.37 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 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)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber Microsoft Windows 10 Microsoft Windows 10
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 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
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 430 Adreno 418
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (518 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (565 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.44% 74.43% 70.19%
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 20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels
Flash Dual-LED flash Carl Zeiss optics Carl Zeiss optics
Features 1/2.5' Sensor Size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama 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
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery (BV-4BW) Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3400 mAh 3340 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 768 h (2G)
Up to 768 h (3G)
Up to 288 h (2G)
Up to 288 h (3G)
Up to 288 h (2G)
Up to 288 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 27 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)
Up to 25 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 23 h (2G)
Up to 18 h (3G)