Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2280 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
400 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.91 %
91.34 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.1; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse

Front

5 megapixels
10 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features

Notification light
Stylus

Colors

Gray, Silver, Rose Gold
 

Colors

 
Aura glow, Aura white, Aura black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A9 APL1022
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 640

RAM

2 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
256 GB, not expandable

Available to use

 
223.4 GB

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

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), Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2750 mAh
3500 mAh

Type

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

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Stand-by time

16.0 days (384 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
 

Talk time (4G)

 
38 hours

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours
LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback

80.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2015
Jul 22, 2019

FCC ID value: BCG-E2944A link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN970U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.91 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Body

1.14 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.14 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.96 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 949
$ 950
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