30points

Microsoft Lumia 550

77points

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Microsoft Lumia 550
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102 facts in comparison

Microsoft Lumia 550 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
30
points
77
points

Why is Microsoft Lumia 550 better than Samsung Galaxy S7 Active?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 43.1g lighter
    141.9gvs185g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • 7.2mm narrower
    67.8mmvs75mm
  • 12.7mm shorter
    136.1mmvs148.8mm
  • 17.32% less body volume
    91.35cm³vs110.484cm³

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 Active better than Microsoft Lumia 550?

  • 1.9x more battery power
    4000mAhvs2100mAh
  • 1.95x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.15GHzvs4 x 1.1GHz
  • 1.83x higher pixel density
    577ppivs315ppi
  • 8.51% bigger screen size
    5.1"vs4.7"
  • 3GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs1GB
  • 2.4x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MPvs5MP
  • 4x higher resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs720 x 1280px
  • 2.5x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

9.9mm

9.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

141.9g

185g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

67.8mm

75mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

136.1mm

148.8mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

315ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4.7"

5.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.Has an AMOLED display
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

400MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Has out-of-order execution
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

6.Has AES
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

2MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a flash
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

2100mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
2.Has offline voice recognition
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
5.Is free and open source
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Microsoft Lumia 550
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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