Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Display

Display size

6.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

493 ppi
518 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.03 %
76.62 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 420
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Available to use

58 GB
54.1 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 40

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

24.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Music playback

 
64.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
15.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 24, 2014
Jul 15, 2015

FCC ID value: IHDT56QD1 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN920A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.86 W/kg
0.22 W/kg

Body

0.36 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.42 W/kg
0.98 W/kg
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