The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL has been released back in November 2015, while the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) has finally hit the stores in May 2016. Today we will compare these two smartphones and let you decide which one is better for you.

Displays and Designs

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL has an AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that supports a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels at 518 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It’s a phablet with a matte plastic back which has a camera with a large lens in the top center, while the sides are protected by a metal frame. The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) features a bigger super AMOLED display of 6-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 367 ppi and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Likewise most of the newer Samsung Galaxy devices, this massive phablet features a glass and metal design.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM



The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL comes with a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A57 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz, an Adreno 430 graphics card and 3GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) features a Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A72 CPU clocked at 1.8GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 510 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.

Storages

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) have been released with an internal storage of 32GB which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.

Cameras

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL sports a primary camera of 20MP that features OIS, autofocus, triple-LED RGB flash, Carl Zeiss optics, HDR, geo-tagging, panorama, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) comes with a primary camera of 16MP that features autofocus, OIS, LED flash, panorama, HDR, face detection, touch focus, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 8MP.

Batteries

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL is powered by a removable 3340 mAh battery which is weaker than the 5000 mAh non-removable battery that the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) comes with.

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