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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL review: specs and price

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Why is Microsoft Lumia 950 XL better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3340mAhvs2656.32mAh
  • CPU speed
    8 x 2GHzvs6.42GHz
  • Pixel density
    518ppivs323.79ppi
  • Screen size
    5.7"vs5.07"
  • RAM
    3GBvs2.22GB
  • Megapixels
    20MPvs11.67MP
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2560pxvs1168459.27px
  • Internal storage
    32GBvs29.56GB

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Design

1.weight

165g

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62.5g

2.thickness

8.1mm

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4.6mm

3.width

78.4mm

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42mm

4.height

151.9mm

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67mm

5.volume

96.46cm³

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36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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

3.pixel density

518ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

4

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.7"

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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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
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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

650MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

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

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1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1600MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.floating-point performance

0.38TFLOPS (Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Lenovo A6600

0.81TFLOPS

5.DirectX version

11.2 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Huawei Honor 8C

12

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

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Cameras

1.megapixels

20MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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.front camera megapixels

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.pixel size

1.25µm

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.

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Meizu 16 (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1 & 1.55µm

5.has a brand lens
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.

6.has a flash
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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 XL

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

3.number of microphones

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
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3340mAh

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16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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

3.wireless charging
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

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

4.has a battery level indicator
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has USB Type-C
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

3.USB version

3.1

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

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3.1

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.Supports 4K resolution
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

6.has GPS
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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