Features Key features of the Galaxy S6  vs One A9 

screen size

Galaxy S6
One A9

screen resolution

Galaxy S6
2560 x 1440
One A9
1920 x 1080


Galaxy S6
3 GB
One A9
3 GB

camera resolution

Galaxy S6
16 MP
One A9
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Samsung Galaxy S6

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Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 32 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 80% higher resolution
Significantly faster processor 2.1 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Significantly sharper screen 575 ppi vs 440 ppi More than 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 13 MP Around 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
More battery capacity 2,550 mA·h vs 2,150 mA·h Around 20% more battery capacity
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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s More than 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S6  vs
One A9 
Size 5.1" 5"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 440 ppi


Clock speed 2.1 GHz 1.5 GHz
Internal storage 128 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Resolution 16 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 4 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
LTE-A Cat 7 (300/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 1,380 min 960 min
Capacity 2,550 mA·h 2,150 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S6  vs
One A9 
Weight 138 g 143 g
Thickness 6.8 mm 7.3 mm
Size 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 mm 70.8 x 145.8 x 7.3 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


Operating system Android 7.0 Android 7.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
Samsung Galaxy S6
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