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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual Sim vs Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual Sim vs Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300 phones. Which is the best phone?
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Compare Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 X23Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual Sim
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual Sim
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

20.1
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Microsoft Lumia 950 XL X04Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
5"
PLS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual Sim

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


23 Advantages Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual Sim
Lumia 950 XL Dual SimvsGalaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
 40%40%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 17%17%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (27GB user available)vs32GB (23GB user available)
 1%1%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsTFT PLS
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 75%75%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
515 PPIvs294 PPI
 14%14%
+Larger screen
5.7"vs5"
 57%57%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 20.1 megapixelsvs(back) 13 megapixels
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
 39%39%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3340 mAhvs2400 mAh
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C (reversible)vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 4vsNot supported

04 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300vsLumia 950 XL Dual Sim
 28%28%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 200GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 16%16%
+Lighter
142 grams (4.97 ounces)vs165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsTriple LED flash
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.1 version A2DP

23 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR4
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
f/1.9 (aperture)
(front) 5 megapixels
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
FM / FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 15 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
BrandMicrosoftSamsung
ModelLumia 950 XL Dual SimGalaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Also known asMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL RM-1116, Microsoft Cityman盖乐世 J3 2017 32GB, Galaxy J3 SM-J3300ZKDCHC
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)China
Release dateNovember, 2015July, 2017
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)78.4 x 151.9 millimeters (3.09 x 5.98 in)70.3 x 143.2 millimeters (2.77 x 5.64 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)142 grams (4.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Operating systemWindows 10 MobileAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430ARM Mali-T720
RAM memory3GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (27GB user available)32GB (23GB user available)
External storageUntil 200GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Display typeAMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size5.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Mobile networks and dataMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2600 (Bands 38,40)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Main camera20.1 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution5376x3744 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashTriple LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Accelerometer
Proximity
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- ClearBlack display
- Carl Zeiss optics camera
- Qi Wireless charging
- Microsoft Continuum
- 15GB OneDrive
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- Samsung Knox
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3340 mAh2400 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Dual SimSamsung Galaxy J3 2017 SM-J3300
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered