Compare Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Feature Comparison

  • The Screen Size on Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is 3.0% more
  • Microsoft Lumia 950 XL's Internal Storage is 50.0% more
  • Both Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) have same RAM
 
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
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78 / 100
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66Value For Money
87Value For Money
  
Display     
Screen Size
5.7 inch 5.5 inch   
Screen Resolution
2560 x 1440 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
AMOLED Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
515.3 PPI 401 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 4   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Samsung Exynos   
Processor Speed
2GHz 1.6GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Exynos 7580   
Processor Type
Octa-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
3GB 3GB   
Graphics
Adreno 430 Mali-T720 MP2   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
20MP 13MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Front Camera Resolution
5MP 5MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
PureView Technology, Geo-Tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 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 5.1 Lollipop   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
- Android 7.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
USB Type C Micro USB   
Features
Iris Scanner, GPS, FM Radio Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer   
IP Rating
- -   
Dimensions (mm)
151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3   
Weight
165 grams 172 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 White, Black, Gold   
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
- 1.25W/kg   
Head SAR
- 1.19W/kg   
In The Box
Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
32GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
27GB 10.82GB   
Card Slot
Yes Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
200GB 128GB   
OTG Support
- No   
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 Yes   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 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), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
3340mAh 3300mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
Yes No   
Wireless Charging
No No   
Fast Charging
Yes, Fast Charging Yes, Fast Charging   

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) Specs

Specs
Microsoft Lumia 950 XLSamsung Galaxy A7 (2016)  
Screen Size 5.7 inch5.5 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 20MP13MP  
RAM 3GB3GB  
Battery Capacity 3340mAh3300mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 5MP5MP  

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Excellent build quality rivaling that of the Galaxy S6
  • Vibrant display with sharp colours
  • Solid battery life that easily lasts a whole day
  • Samsung bundles the phone with very little bloatware
The Bad
  • The UI overall can be sluggish with lags
  • Not a device meant for gaming as it tends to drop quite a lot of frames
  • Camera app takes a while to launch which leads to missing shots
  • Low light shots from the camera have a lot of noise

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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