69points

Microsoft Lumia 950

75points

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Microsoft Lumia 950
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Microsoft Lumia 950 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Why is Microsoft Lumia 950 better than Samsung Galaxy S7 Active?

  • 35g lighter
    150gvs185g
  • 1.7mm thinner
    8.2mmvs9.9mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash

Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 Active better than Microsoft Lumia 950?

  • 33.33% more battery power
    4000mAhvs3000mAh
  • 2.3% higher pixel density
    577ppivs564ppi
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    4GBvs3GB
  • 32GB more internal storage
    64GBvs32GB
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 2x faster downloads
    600MBits/svs300MBits/s
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Weather sealed

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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

2.Weather sealed
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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

3.weight

150g

185g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.2mm

9.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73.2mm

75mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

145mm

148.8mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

564ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Microsoft Lumia 950
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. newer Gorilla Glass version

3

4

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.2"

5.1"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.Has an AMOLED display
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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.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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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.RAM speed

933MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

5.Has out-of-order execution
Microsoft Lumia 950
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.RAM

3GB

4GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

20MP

12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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)

2160 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

5MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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

6.pixel size

1.25µm

1.96µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Meizu 16 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1 & 1.55µm

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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

3.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

4000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

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

4.has a battery level indicator
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
2.Has offline voice recognition
Microsoft Lumia 950
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 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Microsoft Lumia 950
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
5.Is free and open source
Microsoft Lumia 950
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 950
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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Miscellaneous

1.memory bandwidth

12.8GB/s

29.8GB/s

A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.

Best

OnePlus 5T

29.8GB/s

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