Number of the beast: six Galaxy S6 features that can't be found on the iPhone 6

Number of the beast: six Galaxy S6 features that can't be found on the iPhone 6
Say what you will about screen-to-phone ratios, protruding cameras and pricing schemes, but the iPhone 6 is proving remarkably successful for Apple, certainly much more than the iPhone 5c experiment the other year. 

When we look outside, though, it faces a very stiff competition from all the Android flagships out there and, now, from the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S6.

This is why we are listing six features that the Galaxy S6 holds over Apple's finest, helping you cut through the slack with some tangible advantages that are different from dual-core versus octa-core processor rivalry, or RAM amounts. Of course, we will be making the reciprocal checklist as well, but for now here's the scoop.

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Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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46 Comments

1. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Man... I didn't think i would say this ever. I'm loving S6 more than i should!!

6. drunkenjay

Posts: 1697; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

love-hate relationship?

32. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Never was a fan of samsung...

45. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

+1 Here !! 07. Built material is higher grade (than iPhone) 08. UFS 2.0 (fastest ROM in the industry as of yet) 09. Fastest (in the industry) charging battery 10. Better Low-light shots This is all from the unpacked event or Samsung blog though .. These need to tested once S6 is out !!

2. Biernot unregistered

7. Fingerprints on the Back 8. Lagdroid 9. Lagwiz

7. drunkenjay

Posts: 1697; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

even the iphone lags lol. and i have the iphone 6. the fingerprint is at the front. see you know nothing and you are hating. go back under the bridge troll

9. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

He said fingerprints, not the fingerprint sensor ;) Other than that, he's just an ignorant troll without any concrete arguments.

12. Macready

Posts: 1824; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

The Note 4 is already faster with less lag in daily use than the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, despite pushing repsectively 268% and 78% more pixels, Android Kitkat and Touchwiz. The Lollipop update improved speed further. And the S6 is faster in every way still, by quite a margin.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVkaY-F6Zhs Try again.

17. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

It's amazing that whenever these videos get posted of samsung devices beating iphones in a speed test the iphone fans keep hush and change the subject until another row starts in another thread where they then bring up lagdroid again. Hilarious

18. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

want some tissues?

19. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

somebody call the whhaaahhhmbulance

3. pitzy

Posts: 42; Member since: May 15, 2014

now Tim COOOOK will present us a list with "0 things" that iFail 6 has over the galaxy s6

4. iphonexus

Posts: 130; Member since: Jan 04, 2015

still iphone looks more beautiful than s6

8. drunkenjay

Posts: 1697; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

lol no it doesnt.

11. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Yes it does

29. ventureu

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 02, 2015

Honestly Noo buddy u may say it for s5 but s6 is way better than iphone 6

13. cheetah2k

Posts: 2271; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

iPhone looks very curvy.. infact its bent!

14. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

In front I would agree, but in back iP6 is one of most ugliest phones ever.

20. maherk

Posts: 6956; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The same iPhone that was said to be a prototype when it was leaked 8 months prior to it's announcement, and that Apple isn't that stupit to keep those doodles on the back which turned out to be a bad copy of the antena bands on the m8

21. maherk

Posts: 6956; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The same iPhone that was said to be a prototype when it was leaked 8 months prior to it's announcement, and that Apple isn't that stupit to keep those doodles on the back which turned out to be a bad copy of the antena bands on the m8

28. Joe_Mike_Gent

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

You know your pretty much saying the HTC M8 is beautiful, don't forget Apple copied their look from an Android phone.

34. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

When are you 5 year olds going to learn some history. The iP6 is a thinner Original iPhone. Instead of the huge black section housing the antennas, its now bands that mimick the iP5/S design lanuage. Please stop with this HTC crap.

47. Joe_Mike_Gent

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

They look very similar. No one said it was an exact copy. But you know damn well Apple cannot flat out deny they gained inspiration from it. "her herrr but its thinner" LOL.

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

S6 crushes the iphone 6 with its features. But samsung will still not be able to sell more than apple, they need to form loyal customers with each flagship release but from the looks of it fanboys are always complaining about their smartphones. They tell it's a flaw when it isn't in the first place. For me the s5 has no issues, I like the design but people still bash for using an ugly design and no premium quality. Now look at the s6,people complain again because it has no removable battery,no expansion slot. You asked for samsung to change, now why are you complaining again?

15. maherk

Posts: 6956; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Samsung fans might have some grips regarding the lack of the sd card slot or the replaceable battery, but they still appreciate what the S6 is bringing to the table. I don't think the S6 is a step down for us Samsung fans. The only ones who are hating are those who always troll on Samsung articles, majority of them are Sony fans and some of Apple fans. Those people, will always criticize Samsung and hate on their product no matter how complete those products are.

24. hortizano

Posts: 294; Member since: May 22, 2013

I would certainly agree with you if not the fact that I OWNED Galaxy phones 1 thru 4.. skipped the 5 with great expectations for number 6.. aaaaaand they're gone.. Love my LG G3, waiting (with no great expectations anymore) the G4... Time will tell...

31. FluffyBled unregistered

There's not much G4 can bring you ... I mean it's not that they produce any part of the interior ! anyway it should be equal to the M9 in terms of performance!

36. iampayne

Posts: 322; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

A wise man once said "You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time"

10. lonelyw

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

Only 6 !!!!. There are more than 60 features that can't be found on the iPhone 6

26. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

They probably only did 6 of the 60 because they are trying to be fair to Apple and can only put 6 "advantages" in the Apple article (which I can't really think of).

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