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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6

General

  • Device Type
    Android Smart Phone
  • Announced
    March, 2015
  • Released
    April, 2015
  • Status
    Available Available

Design

  • Type
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in) 138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 in)
  • Weight
    138 g (4.87 oz) 129 g (4.55 ounces)
  • Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4
    TouchWiz UI
  • Colors
    White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz Space Gray, Silver, Gold

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - G920T
    - G920A
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850) - G920F

    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700) - G920T

    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800) - G920A
  • SIM
    Nano SIM Standard SIM
  • Dual SIM
    No

Display

  • Display Type
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.1 inches (~70.7% screen-to-body ratio) 4.7 inches
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2560 pixels 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Display Colors
    16M 16M colors
  • Pixel Density
    ~577 ppi pixel density ~326 ppi pixel density
  • Touch Screen
    Yes Yes
  • Display Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - TouchWiz UI Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
  • Features
    Display Zoom

Media

  • Audio Playback
    Yes
  • Video Playback
    Yes
  • FM Radio
    No
  • Alert Types
    Vibration, proprietary ringtones
  • Ring Tones
    Yes Yes
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes Yes
  • Handsfree
    Yes

Camera

  • Primary
    16 MP 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, phase detection autofocus
  • Image
    2988 x 5312 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, HDR (photo/panorama)
  • Video
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama 1/3'' sensor size, 1.5µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection
  • Flash
    LED flash Dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Secondary
    5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

Software

  • Operating System
    Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v5.1.1 (Lollipop) iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 8.1.1
  • User Interface
    TouchWiz
  • Java Support
    No No
  • Facebook
  • Youtube

Hardware

  • Chipset
    Exynos 7420 Apple A8
  • CPU
    Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 Dual-core 1.4 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
  • GPU
    Mali-T760MP8 PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics)
  • RAM (Memory)
    3 GB 1 GB
  • Internal Storage
    32/64/128 GB 16/64/128 GB
  • Card Slot
    No No
  • Sensors
    Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
    Yes, v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X Yes, v4.0, A2DP, LE
  • Infrared
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Yes
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host Yes, v2.0, reversible connector
  • GPS
    Yes Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC
  • HDMI
  • Wireless Charging
    Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) - market dependent

Data

  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
  • Web Browser
    HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

Messaging

  • SMS
    Yes (threaded view) Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS
  • Email
    Yes Yes, Push Email
  • IM
    Yes Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity
    2550 mAh battery Li-Po 1810 mAh battery (6.9 Wh)
  • Placement
    Non-Removable Fixed
  • Standby
    (2G) / Up to 250 h (3G)
  • Talk Time
    Up to 17 h (3G) (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G)
  • Music Play
    Up to 49 h Up to 50 h

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