Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Apple iPhone 6: Which is better?
Samsung Electronics unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc. The battle between these two tech gaints begins, let's explore together the main differences between their flagship products.
Unlike the previous design of a cheap-looking plastic body, Samsung Galaxy S6 brings big improvements in its design: it’s slim and lightweight, and it’s made of metal for the frame and glass on both front and back, which makes it looks a lot like iPhone 6 with all-aluminum design.
• Galaxy S6 – 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8mm – 138g
• iPhone 6 – 138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm – 129g
Both feel premium, there exists little difference between their design. So, considering the design of Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6, which one to choose is a lot about picking your favorite.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 offers a bigger display with a higher resolution than the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch display with a 1,344x750 resolution. While the Galaxy S6 offer a 5.1-inch display with a 2,560 x 1,440 resolution. Meanwhile, comparing with the iPhone's 326 pixels per inch (ppi), the Galaxy S6's screen is a lot sharper, too, with an eye-popping pixel density of 577 ppi.
Storage & Battery
Samsung fans may be disappointed that the Galaxy S6 has been stripped of two features that have always set it apart from iPhone: removable battery and expandable storage. But, there has a good news that Samsung does away with 16GB of internal and offers a fixed storage capacity of 32, 64, and 128GB. On the other hand, the storage of iPhone 6 starts from 16 GB, and also have 64 and 128 GB available.
As to the battery capacity, the Galaxy S6 comes with 2,600 mAh battery while the iPhone 6's has around 1,810 mAh capacity.
Processor & Performance
Let’s take this with a few grains of salt. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is typically reliable and brimming with high-performance hardware. It's quite possible the Galaxy S6 will have faster performance, but know that Apple's custom chips always outperform what you'd expect from their cores and clock speeds. So, it’s unpredictable which one will finally be the King.
• Galaxy S6 – Exynos 7420; 64-bit; Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
• iPhone 6 – Apple A8; 64-bit; Dual-core 1.4 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
For more specifications, please refer to the table below:
|Product||Samsung Galaxy S6||Apple iPhone 6|
|5.1-inch; 2,560x1,440 pixels; 557ppi||4.7-inch; 1,344x750 pixels; 326 ppi|
|143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm||138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm|
| White Pearl, Black Sapphire,
Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz
|Silver, Gold, Space Gray|
|Capacity||32 GB / 64 GB /128 GB||16 GB / 64 GB / 128 GB|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 2550 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 1810 mAh battery|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos (64-bit)||Apple A8 (64-bit)|
|Operating system||Android 5.0 Lollipop with Touchwiz||iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 8.1.3|
Both Samsung and Apple make excellent flagship phones. So far, the Galaxy S6 does Samsung proud. And it seems that Samsung will turn around the situation of dropping sales. But all forecasts and predictions are not the truth, whether the Samsung Galaxy 6 will make huge success depends on the commends of its customers.
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