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What makes Samsung Galaxy Note 5 better Choice

Operating System Windows 10 Mobile Android 5.1.1 - Lollipop
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 runs on Android 5.1.1 - Lollipop whereas Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim runs on Windows 10 Mobile
Screen Size 5.2 inches (Screen to Body Ratio: 70.23%) 5.7 inches (Screen to Body Ratio: 76.83%)
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has 9.62% bigger screen size.
RAM 3 GB 4 GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has 33.33% more RAM.
User Interface Windows UI Samsung Touchwiz
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 runs on Samsung Touchwiz Which has faster update cycle, because of which it receives updates faster and more consistently than Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim running on Windows UI.
Processor Speed 1800 2100
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has 16.67% faster processor speed.
#2

What makes Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim better Choice

Primary Camera Resolution 20.0 MP 16.0 MP
Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim has 25.00% higher primary camera resolution.
FM Radio Yes No
Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim has radio, whereas Samsung Galaxy Note 5 doesn't.
Sim Count Dual Sim Single Sim
Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim is a Dual Sim phone, whereas Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is a Single Sim phone.
Display Clarity 565 ppi 515 ppi
Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim has 9.71% higher screen resolution than Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

Feature Comparison of Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Important Dates
Announced Date October 06, 2015 August 13, 2015
India Availability November 30, 2015
Release Date September 07, 2015
General
Sim Support Dual Sim, NaNo-SIM, GSM + GSM Single Sim, NaNo-SIM, GSM
Phone Dimensions 145 x 73.2 x 8.2 mm 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm
Phone Weight 150 grams 171 grams
Keypad Touch Touch
SAR Value 1.53 W/kg (head) 1.28 W/kg (body)
Display
Screen Size 5.2 inches (Screen to Body Ratio: 70.23%) 5.7 inches (Screen to Body Ratio: 76.83%)
Screen Resolution 2560 x 1440 Pixels, 565 ppi 2560 x 1440 Pixels, 515 ppi
Screen Type AMOLED, Clear Black Display Super AMOLED, With 16 M Colors
Touch Type Capacitive With Multitouch Capacitive With Multitouch
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Photo & Video
Camera Yes, 20.0 Megapixel Yes, 16.0 Megapixel
Flash Yes, Triple Tone Flash Yes, LED flash
Front Camera Yes, 5.0 Megapixel Yes, 5.0 Megapixel
Camera Features Rear (Auto focus with two-stage capture key, 6-lens Optics, Carl Zeiss optics, Optical image stabilization, Oversampling, 1.12 micron Pixel size, 1/2.4 inch sensor size, F/1.9 Aperture, 26 mm focal length, Backside-illuminated image sensor, PureView, Fast Focus, High resolution zoom, 10 cm minimum focus range), Front (Wide angle lens, F/2.4 Aperture, Still image capture, Video call, 1080p Full HD Video recording), Video Zoom, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Lumia Rich Recording with four microphones. Rear (F/1.9 Aperture, 28 mm Lens, Optical Image Stabilization, 0.38 inch Sensor Size, 1.12 micron Pixel Size, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR, 4K 21660p UHD Video Recording), Front (F/1.9 Aperture, 22 mm Lens, 2K 1440p@60 fps Video Recording, Dual Video Calling, Auto HDR).
Video Recording Yes, 3840 x 2160 Pixels at 30 fps Yes, 2160p at 30 fps
Front Flash No No
Technical
Operating System Windows 10 Mobile Android 5.1.1 - Lollipop
Processor 1.8 GHz , Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 8992 64-Bit Hexa Core 2.1 GHz , Samsung Exynos 7 7420 Octa-Core
RAM 3 GB 4 GB
GPU (Graphics) Qualcomm Adreno 418 ARM Mali-T760 MP8, 772 MHz
User Interface Windows UI Samsung Touchwiz
Battery
Battery 3000 mAh, Li-ion 3000 mAh, Li-po (Non-removable)
Battery Standby Up to 288 Hours
Battery Talk Time Up to 23 Hours (2G), Up to 18 Hours (3G), Music playback time (67 Hours), Wi-Fi network browsing time (9.5 Hours), Video playback time: (10 Hours) Up to 22 Hours (3G), Up to 64 Hours (Audio Playback Time), Up to 15 Hours (Video Playback Time), Up to 13 Hours (Internet Usage Time Wi-Fi), Up to 11 Hours (Internet Usage Time 4G), Up to 10 Hours (Internet Usage Time 3G).
Connectivity
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
3G Yes Yes, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
4G Yes Yes, LTE, Cat6, 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps DL
Wi-Fi Yes, with Tethering Yes, with Tethering
USB Connectivity Yes, USB Type-C Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, A-GLONASS, A-GPS, Barometer, Cellular and Wi-Fi network positioning, Sensor enhanced positioning, Gyroscope, A-BeiDou Yes, with A-GPS Support, GLONASS, Beidou
Bluetooth Yes, v4.1 Yes, v4.2
Support NFC Yes Yes
External Display Connectivity Wifi Direct
Multimedia
E-mail Yes, with Push E-mail Yes, with Push E-mail
Document Reader Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes No
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV Vibration, MP3, WAV
PDF Reader Yes Yes
Memory
Phonebook Memory Practically Unlimited Contacts Practically Unlimited Contacts
Internal Storage 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, upto 200 GB
Other Features
Sensors Orientation Sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Barometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, SensorCore Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
Quick Charging Yes Yes
Additional Features Apps (Google Maps, Creative Studio, MiixRadio, Groove Music, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, WhatsApp, OneDrive), Microsoft Edge Browser, Orientation sensor, Lumia Color profile, NFC (Pairing, Secure NFC for payment, Sharing, Tagging), Wi-Fi MIMO, Wi-Fi call, Game features (Touch UI, DirectX 11, Xbox), Qi Built-in wireless charging, Fast charging. S Pen Support, ANT+ Support, Wearable Device Support [(Gear Circle (Manager Support), Gear Fit, Gear], S-Voice, Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified), Wireless charging (Qi/PMA).

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Compare Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5 side by side for all differences and similarities in specifications and features to find which is better. Microsoft Lumia 950 Dual Sim has a feature score of 88, whereas Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has a feature score of 94. The page was last updated on September 19, 2019.