Samsung Galaxy S6 edge vs Apple iPhone 6s

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.75 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches (142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light
 

Colors

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
 

Additional microphone(s)

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

3 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
128 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
1715 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time

26.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

58.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
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, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 02, 2015
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value: A3LSMG925A link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.24 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body

0.69 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.25 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 849
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