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Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116) vs LG G5 (Dual H860N)

Side by side comparison between Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs LG G5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare LG G5 XMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)10Points
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

20.1
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG G5 (Dual H860N)
5.3"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG G5 (Dual H860N)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)10 Advantages Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)vsG5 (Dual H860N)11 Advantages LG G5 (Dual H860N)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+32GB (27GB available)23%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+5.7"8%
Larger screen
vs5.3"
+Triple LED flashAdvantage
The Triple LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/2.4" inches8%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3340 mAh19%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
3GB LPDDR4vs+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Until 200GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC9 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
165 grams (5.78 ounces)vs+159 grams (5.57 ounces)4%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
515 PPIvs+554 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 20.1MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP19%
Higher resolution main camera
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
1000000 apps (Windows Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)150%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

31 Common items in both devices
16 million
1440x2560 pixels
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
HDR photo only main camera / HDR photo/video only main camera
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
ModelLumia 950 XL (RM-1116)G5 (Dual H860N)
Other model namesMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL Dual-sim RM-1116, Microsoft CitymanLG G5 Dual Sim H860N, LG G5 H860N, LG H860N
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
BrandMicrosoftLG
Release dateNovember, 2015March, 2016
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)78.4 x 151.9 millimeters (3.09 x 5.98 in)73.9 x 149.4 millimeters (2.91 x 5.88 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)159 grams (5.57 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
Operating systemWindows 10 MobileAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (27GB available)32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 200GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 2TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches5.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI554 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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
CallingMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
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
CameraMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
Back camera (main camera)20.1 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
Main camera resolution5376x3744 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashTriple LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS (3-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- ClearBlack display
- Carl Zeiss optics camera
- Qi Wireless charging
- Microsoft Continuum
- 15GB OneDrive
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LG Optimus UX 5.0 UI
- LG 360 VR supported
- LG CAM Plus supported
- 3D Arc Glass screen
- Modular battery
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3340 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days
Radiation rateMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL (RM-1116)LG G5 (Dual H860N)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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