Features Key features of the Galaxy S6  vs iPhone 6s 

screen size

Galaxy S6
iPhone 6s

screen resolution

Galaxy S6
2560 x 1440
iPhone 6s
1334 x 750


Galaxy S6
3 GB
iPhone 6s
2 GB


Galaxy S6
Octa core
iPhone 6s
Dual core

camera resolution

Galaxy S6
16 MP
iPhone 6s
12 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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More cores Octa core vs Dual core 6 more cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1334 x 750 Around 3.8x higher resolution
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much sharper screen 575 ppi vs 325 ppi More than 75% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
More battery capacity 2,550 mA·h vs 1,715 mA·h Around 50% more battery capacity
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 12 MP Around 35% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Faster processor 2.1 GHz vs 1.84 GHz Around 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Bigger screen 5.1" vs 4.7" Around 10% bigger screen
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s More than 2.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S6  vs
iPhone 6s 
Size 5.1" 4.7"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1334 x 750
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 325 ppi


Clock speed 2.1 GHz 1.84 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Dual core
Internal storage 128 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 12 MP
Resolution 16 MP 12 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 3.5G
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 1,380 min 840 min
Capacity 2,550 mA·h 1,715 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S6  vs
iPhone 6s 
Weight 138 g 143 g
Thickness 6.8 mm 7.1 mm
Size 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 mm 67.1 x 138.3 x 7.1 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system Android 7.0 iOS 10
Multitasking Yes No
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
Samsung Galaxy S6
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