Now that the Microsoft Lumia 950 is now official, many will be weighing the options of upgrading to the new Windows Phone. In many respects, comparing the Lumia 950 to previous Lumia 900 series phones may be an apples to oranges comparison, but we did it anyways.
|Category||Lumia 950||Lumia 930||Lumia 925|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Mobile||Windows Phone 8.1*||Windows Phone 8.1*|
|Display||5.2 inches (1440x2560)||5 inches (1920 x 1080)||4.5 inches (1280 x 768)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 808**||Qualcomm Quad-Core Snapdragon 800||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Dual Core|
|Rear Camera||20MP F/1.9||20MP F/2.4||8.7MP F/2.0|
|Rear Flash||Triple LED||Dual LED||Dual LED|
|External Storage||micro SD||None||None|
|Wireless charging||Qi||Qi||Qi with Accessory Cover|
|Dimensions||145 x 73.2 x 8.25 mm/150 g||137 x 71 x 9.8 mm/167g||129 x 70.6 x 8.5 mm/139g|
*Both the Lumia 930 and Lumia 925 expected to be eligible for upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile **Hexacore Liquid Cooled
Is the Lumia 950 worth upgrading from the Lumia 930 or Lumia 925? We think so. The Lumia 950 is built for Windows 10 mobile and sports the latest technology under the hood. From the Hexacore processor to the fifth generation optical stabilization for the 20MP camera, the Lumia 950 is an impressive device.
We think all the 900 series Lumia Windows Phones have been outstanding Windows Phones and with each installment, they seem to get a little better. The Lumia 950 is no different.