That is why, at MWC 2015, we managed to pit a pre-release Galaxy S6 edge against Apple's iPhone 6 with its blazing A8 chipset and tight software optimization. While the Exynos 7420 in the Galaxy S6 edge kills it in the multicore benchies, the A8 is still on top when it comes to one-on-one processor core power, at least in synthetic tests. What we tested, however, is real-life experience when it comes to opening the most used stock apps on a phone, like the contacts, messaging, camera and so on, with their app loading times directly on display.
As you can see in the video below, the two phones are almost neck-and-neck when it comes to app launching speeds, which is more of a tribute to the top-shelf RAM and storage tech in the S6 edge, since Samsung's TouchWiz overlay is usually quite heavy to push around, especially on a Quad HD display like the one in the S6 edge. What do you think, does it seem like a tie to you?