Compare Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Feature Comparison

  • The Screen Size on Samsung Galaxy S8 is 1.0% more
  • The 64GB Internal Storage on the Samsung Galaxy S8 is 50.0% more
  • The 4GB RAM on the Samsung Galaxy S8 is 25.0% more
 
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
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100 /100
  
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78 Value For Money Score
91 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.7 inch 5.8 inch   
Screen Resolution
2560 x 1440 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels   
Screen Type
AMOLED AMOLED   
Pixel Density
515.3 PPI 570 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 5   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Qualcomm   
Processor Speed
2GHz 2.4GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Exynos 8895   
Processor Type
Octa-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
3GB 4GB   
Graphics
Adreno 430 -   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
20MP 12MP   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 8MP   
Camera Details
PureView Technology, Geo-Tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Optical image stabilization, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, White balance settings, ISO settings, Exposure compensation, Self timer, Scene mode, Laser auto focus, contrast auto focus, Touch focus, Face detection   
Video Recording Resolution
4K Video Recording (2160p) 4K Video Recording (2160p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Windows Phone Android   
OS Version
Windows 10 Android 7.0 Nougat   
OS Detail
- TouchWiz UI   
OS Upgradable To
- Android O   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
USB Type C USB Type C   
Features
Iris Scanner, GPS, FM Radio Water Resistance, Fingerprint Scanner, Iris Scanner, GPS   
Dimensions (mm)
151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0   
Weight
165 grams 155 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Audio Jack
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black, White Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold   
Build Material
Metal, Polycarbonate Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 64GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
27GB -   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
200GB 256GB   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No Yes   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
3340mAh 3000mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
Yes No   
Wireless Charging
Yes, Yes   
Fast Charging
Yes, Fast Charging Yes   

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs

Specs
Microsoft Lumia 950 XLSamsung Galaxy S8  
Screen Size 5.7 inch5.8 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 20MP12MP  
RAM 3GB4GB  
Battery Capacity 3340mAh3000mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP8MP  

Samsung Galaxy S8 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Bezel-less Infinity display looks stunning
  • Bigger screen with smaller form factor
  • Fast wired and wireless charging
  • IP68 rated water and dust resistance capabilities
The Bad
  • Fingerprint scanner's placement is weird
  • Iris scanner faces problem in low light
  • Face unlock feature is not reliable

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Pros & Cons

The Good
  • First smartphone to bring Iris scanner
  • Continuum is pretty cool and something geeks would enjoy
  • Unique cooling technology that keeps the phone from heating up
  • Excellent camera
The Bad
  • Thanks to plastic construction, the phone feels cheap and boring
  • Battery life could have been better
  • Limited app ecosystem
  • Third party USB Type-C cables are not supported at launch

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This page helps you compare Microsoft Lumia 950 XL with Samsung Galaxy S8. When you see Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Vs Samsung Galaxy S8 comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how Microsoft Lumia 950 XL stands against Samsung Galaxy S8 and which one you should buy. The best price of Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is currently Rs. 29,999. The lowest price for Samsung Galaxy S8 is Rs. 53,900. The prices for both these products were updated October 22, 2017.
 
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