Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S6

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1125 x 2436 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

459 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.35 %
70.48 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front

7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (170 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 67
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

256 GB
128 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

2716 mAh
2550 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)
23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1390 min)

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
10 hours

LTE

 
12 hours

Wi-Fi

 
12 hours

Music playback

60.00 hours
57.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

GSM

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

UMTS

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

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

Data

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

Proprietary
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

Proprietary
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 02, 2015

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.49 W/kg

Body

 
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.04 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 1149