Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Apple iPhone XS

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1125 x 2436 pixels

Pixel density

518 ppi
459 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

76.62 %
82.64 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2659 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 640x480 (VGA)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front

5 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl, Pink
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 999
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