Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6 – Specs Comparison

Samsung Galaxy S6, one of the major competitor of iPhone 6, has now officially been unveiled by Samsung during an Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Soon after Apple started serving larger screen smartphone category with the launch of iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus, Android smartphone industry started to feel the heat by losing market share to iPhone. Galaxy S6 is Samsung’s take on iPhone 6, an here we’ll see how the Samsung Galaxy S6 stacks up against Apple’s iPhone 6 smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6

Here’s a detailed specs comparison between Samsung Glaxy S6 and the Apple iPhone 6.

Samsung Galaxy S6

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Apple iPhone 6

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Body

Device:SmartphoneSmartphone
Form FactorSlabSlab
Dimensions:143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm
Weight:138 g129 g
Colors:White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue TopazSilver, Gold, Space Gray

Display

Screen size (Diagonal)5.1 inches4.7 inches
Resolution:1440 x 2560 pixels750 x 1334 pixels
Pixel density:577 ppi326 ppi
Technology:Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreenRetina Display – IPS
Display Colors:16M16M
Touchscreen:Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
Protection:Corning Gorilla Glass 4Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating

Hardware

System chip:Exynos 7420Apple A8
Processor:64bit64bit
Graphics Processor:Mali-T760M8 motion coprocessor
RAM:3 GB1 GB
Storage (Built-in):32/64/128 GB16 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB
Card slot:NoNo
NFC:YesYes, Apple Pay

Camera

Primary:16 MP, 2988 x 5312
Optical image stabilization
Aautofocus, LED flash
8 MP, 3264×2448
Autofocus, LED flash
Front-Facing Camera:5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR1.2 MP, 720p @30fps, videocalling over Wi-Fi and 3G/4G
Video:2160p@30fps
1080p@60fps
720p@120fps
dual-video rec.
1080p@60 fps
720p@240 fps
Digital image stabilization

Network & Data

GSM/EDGE
CDMA
UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA LTE
GSM/EDGE
CDMA
UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA LTE
Wi-Fi:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11n
Frequencies: 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Wi-Fi plus cellular
GPS:Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeidouYes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

Connectivity

USB:microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB HostLightening
Bluetooth:4.14.0

Bettery

CapacityNon-removable Li-Ion 2550 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 1810 mAh battery (6.9 Wh)

Software

OSAndroid 5.0iOS 8.1.3
ApplicationsPlay StoreAppstore

Sensors

Fingerprint identity sensor
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Compass
Light Sensor
Fingerprint identity sensor
Proximity Sensor
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Compass
Light Sensor
Heart Rate Monitor
IR Blaster
UV Sensor

Despite the fact that Galaxy S6 has the same front-look as that of its predecessor, Samsung has certainly raised up its game by introducing an all-new design for its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The bezel is made up of shiny metallic frame, the cheap plastic back has been replaced with a glass back panel, this is how Samsung has come up with stunning devices the company has ever made.

Galaxy S6 really shines when it comes to the internal hardware, where iPhone 6 falls short on many fronts. Samsung has offered Galaxy S6 entry level model with 32GB of storage capacity, while iPhone 6 starts with 16GB, 3GB RAM over iPhone 6’s 1GB, better low light performance of front-facing camera with f/1.9 lens. Previous swipe to unlock fingerprint sensor has been replaced with an iPhone 6 like touch to unlock fingerprint sensor. Faster charging feature of Galaxy S6 allows users to charge their devices with up to 4 hours of battery life in only 10 minutes of charging. 577dpi pixel density, and built-in wireless charging are also the plus points of the Galaxy S6.

Samsung has also promised a lighter version of TouchWiz with 40% less bloatware in Galaxy S6. Still it is going to be tough to beat Apple on Software front, ease of use, and tight software, hardware and services integration.

3 comments… add one
Mahmoud Ghazayel March 3, 2015, 8:20 pm

Samsung s^ and iphone 6 got some similarity, but guys you’ve got the photos mixed up

anony March 4, 2015, 2:29 pm

Change the title of the pics….

iPhoneHeat April 9, 2015, 5:06 am

Fixed!

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