Apple iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
312 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.71 %
69.30 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL0898
Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7578

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Mali-T720 MP2

RAM

2 GB
1.5 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
16 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity

1715 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

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

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
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)
5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 inches (134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Black, Gold, Pink, White

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 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 849
 
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