Comparison between:
- Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
- Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Microsoft Lumia 950 XLSamsung Galaxy Fold 5GSamsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Prices
Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G
Prices
Samsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855
Prices
Model aliasRM-1085SM-F907U
SM-F907W
SM-F907F
SM-F907B
SM-F9007
SM-F907N
Galaxy Note10 Plus 5G SD855
Galaxy Note 10Plus 5G SD855
Galaxy Note 10+ 5G SD855
SM-N976U
N976U
SM-N976F

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width78.4 mm
7.84 cm
0.257 ft
3.087 in
117.9 mm
11.79 cm
0.387 ft
4.642 in
77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.253 ft
3.039 in
Height151.9 mm
15.19 cm
0.498 ft
5.98 in
160.9 mm
16.09 cm
0.528 ft
6.335 in
162.3 mm
16.23 cm
0.532 ft
6.39 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
7.5 mm
0.75 cm
0.025 ft
0.295 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight165 g
0.36 lbs
5.82 oz
263 g
0.58 lbs
9.28 oz
196 g
0.43 lbs
6.91 oz
Volume96.46 cm³
5.86 in³
142.28 cm³
8.64 in³
98.98 cm³
6.01 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Cosmos Black
Space Silver
Aura Glow
Aura White
Aura Black
Body materialsPolycarbonate
Metal
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Certification--IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Features--Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
5G NR-5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
5G NSA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
5G NSA
-Enhanced 2X2 MIMO
6CA
LAA
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA
LAA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Microsoft Windows 10Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)--One 1.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994Qualcomm Snapdragon 855Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Process technology20 nm7 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A531x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4851x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
--
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2000 MHz2840 MHz2840 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 640
GPU frequency600 MHz-672 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB12 GB12 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1600 MHz2133 MHz2133 MHz
Liquid cooling system--

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB512 GB256 GB
512 GB
-UFS 3.0UFS 3.0

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyAMOLEDDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
7.3 in
185.42 mm
18.54 cm
6.8 in
172.72 mm
17.27 cm
Width2.79 in
70.98 mm
7.1 cm
5.94 in
150.92 mm
15.09 cm
2.91 in
73.94 mm
7.39 cm
Height4.97 in
126.19 mm
12.62 cm
4.24 in
107.72 mm
10.77 cm
6.15 in
156.09 mm
15.61 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.401:12.111:1
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels2152 x 1536 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels
Pixel density515 ppi
202 ppcm
362 ppi
142 ppcm
495 ppi
194 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.45 %85.98 %92.41 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
ClearBlack display
Glance screen technology
Main Infinity Flex Display
Cover Super AMOLED display - 4.6 in; 720x1680 pixels
Always-On Display
HDR10+
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
HDR10+

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
SensorCore
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Pedometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
--In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Samsung SAK2L4-
Sensor typeCMOS BSIISOCELLCMOS
Sensor size5.76 x 4.29 mm
0.28 in
--
Sensor format-1/2.55"1/2.55"
Pixel size1.071 µm
0.001071 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Crop factor6.02--
ISO--50 - 800
Aperturef/1.9f/1.5 - 2.4f/1.5 - 2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.32 mm
26.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.32 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-77 °77 °
Number of lenses6--
Flash typeTriple LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution5376 x 3744 pixels
20.13 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Carl Zeiss optics
5th gen OIS
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Dual OIS
High CRI LED flash
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
Dual OIS (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - Samsung S5K3P9SP (#3)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#3)
Sensor size - 1/3.1" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Dual OIS (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 12 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 123° (#3)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Dual OIS
High CRI LED flash
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.1 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
Dual OIS (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Dual OIS (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 123° (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Aperture size - f/1.4 (#4)
Angle of view - 72° (#4)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-Sony IMX347 Exmor RS-
Sensor type-CMOSCMOS
Pixel size-1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
-
Aperturef/2.4f/2.2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-80 °80 °
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
4320 x 2432 pixels
10.51 MP
3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
-Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
Sensor model - Samsung S5K4H7 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture szie - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 85° (#2)
10 MP (cover display)
Sensor model - Sony IMX347 Exmor RS (cover display)
Sensor type - CMOS (cover display)
Pixel size - 1.22 μm (cover display)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (cover display)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm (cover display)
Angle of view - 80° (cover display)
Secondary front camera - 8 MP
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-384 kHz / 32-bit
PCM - up to 32 bits
DSD64/128
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter
384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11ax
MiMOHE80 MIMO
1024-QAM
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.15.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
GAVDP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.13.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
FLV
WEBM
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3340 mAh4235 mAh4300 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time25 h
1500 min
1 days
--
2G stand-by time288 h
17280 min
12 days
--
3G talk time19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
--
3G stand-by time288 h
17280 min
12 days
--
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2.77 A
11 V / 2.25 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 2.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi wireless chargingQi/PMA wireless charging - 15 WQi/PMA wireless charging - 20 W

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.542 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)-1.267 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.59 W/kg0.797 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)0.48 W/kg1.21 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresMicrosoft Display Dock - 1 x HDMI; 1 x DisplayPort; 3 x USBDisplayPort via USB Type-C
Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30 fps)
Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter
Samsung DeX
Folded size - 62.9 mm x 160.9 mm x 17 mm (hinge - 15.5 mm (sagging)
Wireless reverse charging
S Pen stylus with Bluetooth LE (4096 pressure levels)
DisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
 Microsoft Lumia 950 XLSamsung Galaxy Fold 5GSamsung Galaxy Note10+ 5G SD855