Apple iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy A20

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

326 ppi
268 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.71 %
84.95 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Samsung Exynos 7884

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

2 GB LPDDR4
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Available to use

 
20.3 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1715 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Stand-by time

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1404 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
31 hours

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

50.00 hours
82.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
21.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches (158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Black,Deep blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
 

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2015
Jun 19, 2019

FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA205U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

0.38 W/kg
0.60 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.37 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.00 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.94 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 849
$ 250

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 09, 2015
 
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