Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

3.07 in
6.23 in
Apple iPhone 6S Plus
vs

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating System
Apple iOS 11
Windows 10
Cpu Speed
1.84 GHz
2 GHz
CPU Cores
Dual Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Apple A9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
GPU
yesYes
yesYes
GPU Model
PowerVR GT7600
Qualcomm Adreno 430 GPU
Ram memory
2GB
3GB

Display

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Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.50 in
5.70 in
Resolution
1920, 1080
2560, 1440
Technology
IPS (TFT), IPS LCD
OLED (AMOLED)
Pixel Density
401 ppi
515 ppi
Dual screen support
noNo
noNo
Scratch resistant display
yesYes
yesYes
HDR
noNo
noNo
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

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Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12 Mpx
20 Mpx
Primary rear lens aperture
2.2 f
1.9 f
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes
Highest video resolution
4096, 2160
4096, 2160
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240 fps
30 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
3840, 2160
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Burst Mode
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Image Stabilization
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Zoom
yesYes
yesYes
Face Detection
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
HDR Capture
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Optical image stabilization
yesYes
yesYes
Panorama
yesYes
yesYes
Touch Focus
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

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Memory card reader
noNo
yesYes
Types of memory card supported
No memory slot
microSD

Dimensions

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Material
Aluminium, Aluminium, Glass, Steel
Plastic
Height
6.23 in
5.98 in
Width
3.07 in
3.09 in
Depth
0.29 in
0.28 in
Weight
0.42 lb
0.36 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo
Water resistant
noNo
noNo
Shock resistant
noNo
noNo

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Compass
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Barometer
yesYes
yesYes
Proximity
yesYes
yesYes

Other features

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Built-in stereo speakers
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

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Built-in navigation system
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

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Dual sim support
noNo
noNo
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
DLNA certified
noNo
noNo
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth Version
4.2
4.1
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP, AVRCP
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
Connector type
Lightning
USB, Wireless
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Video output
Manufacturer specific
DisplayPort over USB-C

Networks

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2G GSM
yesYes
yesYes
GSM Frequencies
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G UMTS
yesYes
yesYes
UMTS Frequences
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
DC-HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
LTE Frequencies
700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz
800 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz
4G Speed (download/upload)
300/50
300/50
Mobile hotspot function
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

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Exchangeable battery
noNo
yesYes
Battery Type
Lithium Polymer
Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity
2750 mAh
3340 mAh
Standby Time 2G
384 h
288 h
Talk Time 2G
24 h
25 h
Standby Time 3G
384 h
288 h
Talk Time 3G
24 h
19 h
Supports fast charging
noNo
yesYes
Supports wireless charging
noNo
yesYes

Voice

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Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
yesYes
noNo
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)
yesYes
yesYes

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