HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 3
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.52 %
71.75 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), 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

20 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27.8 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.2 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

4 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm)
5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches (142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm)

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash; IP X3
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink
Black, Gold, Green, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Digital
Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 430
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Available to use

21 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2840 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

25.40 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
26.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

16.3 days (391 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

16.8 days (402 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Music playback

 
58.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 03, 2015
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value: NM80PJA200 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG925A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.56 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Body

0.35 W/kg
0.69 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

0.89 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.35 W/kg
1.07 W/kg
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