Compare Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Feature Comparison

  • The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL has 5.7 inch Screen Size, which is 17.0% more
  • Internal Storage of Samsung Galaxy Alpha is the same as Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
  • Microsoft Lumia 950 XL's 3GB RAM is more than Samsung Galaxy Alpha's 2GB RAM
 
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
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Spec Score 
73 /100
100 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
72 Value For Money Score
74 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
4.7 inch 5.7 inch   
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720 pixels 2560 x 1440 pixels   
Screen Type
AMOLED AMOLED   
Pixel Density
312.5 PPI 515.3 PPI   
Screen Protection
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Chipset     
Brand
Samsung Exynos Qualcomm   
Processor Speed
1.8GHz 2GHz   
Processor
Exynos 5430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 810   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
2GB 3GB   
Graphics
Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 430   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
12MP 20MP   
Front Camera Resolution
2.1MP 5MP   
Camera Details
Dual Camera, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face & Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR PureView Technology, Geo-Tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
4K Video Recording (2160p) 4K Video Recording (2160p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Windows Phone   
OS Version
Android 4.4 KitKat Windows 10   
OS Detail
TouchWiz UI -   
OS Upgradable To
- -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB USB Type C   
Features
Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio Iris Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Dimensions (mm)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1   
Weight
115 grams 165 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth   
Audio Jack
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black, Frosted Gold, Sieek Silver Black, White   
Build Material
Metal, Polycarbonate Metal, Polycarbonate   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
25.58GB 27GB   
Card Slot
No Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
- 200GB   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Single Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Nano SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
1860mAh 3340mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
Yes Yes   
Wireless Charging
- Yes,   
Fast Charging
- Yes, Fast Charging   

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Specs

Specs
Samsung Galaxy AlphaMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL  
Screen Size 4.7 inch5.7 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 12MP20MP  
RAM 2GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 1860mAh3340mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 2.1MP5MP  

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Crisp and vivid AMOLED display with 312PPI
  • Good performance for average usage thanks to the 2GB RAM
  • 12MP rear camera can shoot videos up to 4k
  • 4G LTE support
The Bad
  • Average battery backup
  • No storage expansion option
  • Runs on outdated Android 4.4 KitKat with no hope of update from Samsung

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 Samsung Galaxy Alpha with Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. When you see Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL 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 Samsung Galaxy Alpha stands against Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and which one you should buy. The best price of Samsung Galaxy Alpha is currently Rs. 34,999. The lowest price for Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is Rs. 48,499. The prices for both these products were updated March 23, 2017.
 
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