Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A7 vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Samsung Galaxy A7
samsung galaxy a7
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
microsoft lumia 950 xl
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Microsoft
Announced Expected Announcement - December 2014 October 2015
Status Rumored - January 2015 Available - November 2015
Price Rs. 19,499 ($286.75) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 34,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.9 x 75.9 x 6.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.25 in)
151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm
(5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - SM-A700*/DS
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 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)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Microsoft Windows 10
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405 [Similar] Adreno 430 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2560 pixels (518 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.64% 74.43%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash Carl Zeiss optics
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama 1/2.4' Sensor Size, 1.12 μm Pixel Size, PureView Technology, Dual Capture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3340 mAh
Stand by - Up to 288 h (2G)
Up to 288 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 25 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)