Samsung Galaxy S6 edge vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ vs Samsung Galaxy S5

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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
5.7 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 577 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

71.75 %
76.62 %
69.76 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor:

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP8
Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 330

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh
3000 mAh
2800 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
16 MP (OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
5 MP
2.1 MP

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches (142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm)
6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 inches (154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

4.66 oz (132.0 g)
5.40 oz (153.0 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features:

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Green, White
Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl, Pink
Black, Gold, Blue, White

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)
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), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Micro SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
MHL

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.2
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 02, 2015
Jul 15, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG925A
A3LSMG928A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.24 W/kg
0.23 W/kg

Body:

0.69 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.25 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg
1.05 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 01, 2015
Aug 13, 2015
Feb 24, 2014
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