Features Key features of the Galaxy S6  vs Huawei P9 

screen size

Galaxy S6
Huawei P9

screen resolution

Galaxy S6
2560 x 1440
Huawei P9
1920 x 1080


Galaxy S6
3 GB
Huawei P9
3 GB

camera resolution

Galaxy S6
16 MP
Huawei P9
12 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Significantly higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1920 x 1080 Around 80% higher resolution
Significantly sharper screen 575 ppi vs 423 ppi More than 35% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 12 MP Around 35% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s More than 52x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 2x higher def video
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Faster processor 2.5 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 20% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
More battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 2,550 mA·h Around 20% more battery capacity

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S6  vs
Huawei P9 
Size 5.1" 5.2"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 1920 x 1080
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 423 ppi


Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.5 GHz
Internal storage 128 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 12 MP
Resolution 16 MP 12 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 8 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps


Generation 4G 3G
HSUPA (7.2 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 1,200 min
Capacity 2,550 mA·h 3,000 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S6  vs
Huawei P9 
Weight 138 g 144 g
Thickness 6.8 mm 7 mm
Size 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 mm 70.9 x 145 x 7 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


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 Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth
Samsung Galaxy S6
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