Compare Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Feature Comparison

  • Both Microsoft Lumia 950 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) have same Screen Size
  • Both Microsoft Lumia 950 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) have same Internal Storage
  • Both Microsoft Lumia 950 and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) have same RAM
 
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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Rank Rank #2Rank #1  
Spec Score 
66 / 100
100 / 100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
69Value For Money
95Value For Money
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.2 inch 5.2 inch   
Screen Resolution
2560 x 1440 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
AMOLED Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
564.8 PPI 424 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
1.8GHz 1.9GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 Exynos 7880   
Processor Type
Hexa-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
3GB 3GB   
Graphics
Adreno 418 Mali-T830 MP3   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
20MP 16MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 16MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
1/2.4' sensor size, 1.12 µm Pixel Size, PureView Technology, Geo-Tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
4K Video Recording (2160p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), LED Flash Autofocus, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Windows Phone Android   
OS Version
Windows 10 Android 6.0 Marshmallow   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
- Android 7.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
USB Type C USB Type C   
Features
Iris Scanner, GPS, FM Radio Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope   
IP Rating
- IP68 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)   
Dimensions (mm)
145 x 73.2 x 8.2 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9   
Weight
150 grams 157 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black, White Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud   
Build Material
Metal, Polycarbonate Glass, Metal   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories   
Body SAR
- 0.55W/kg   
Head SAR
- 0.88W/kg   
In The Box
Device, Charger, User Manual Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 32GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
- 23GB   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
200GB 256GB   
OTG Support
- Yes   
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 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
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), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
3000mAh 3000mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
Yes No   
Wireless Charging
Yes No   
Fast Charging
Yes, Fast Charging Yes, Fast Battery Charging   

Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs

Specs
Microsoft Lumia 950Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)  
Screen Size 5.2 inch5.2 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 20MP16MP  
RAM 3GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 3000mAh3000mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP16MP  

Microsoft Lumia 950 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Iris scanner to unlock the device
  • Continuum is slick if you want to use your phone as a laptop
  • User removable battery pack
  • Reliable camera, especially indoors
The Bad
  • Plastic chassis which makes the phone feel cheap
  • Weak app ecosystem
  • Call quality is not up to the mark
  • Continuum although really cool, supports only a handful of apps

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Water and dust resistance
  • Sharp and bright AMOLED display with tiny bezels
  • Outstanding battery life
The Bad
  • Back panel prone to smudges & fingerprints
  • Not so snappy fingerprint scanner
  • Lacks LED notification
  • Misses out on OIS and 4K video recording

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