PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S6 vs DROID Turbo

Performance

Processing power and speed

Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from gsmarena.com, techradar.com, phonearena.com and fudzilla.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Samsung Galaxy S6 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S6  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S6 vs DROID Turbo

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Galaxy S6
4,231
DROID Turbo
2,841

Differences What are the advantages of each

View of Samsung Galaxy S6

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S6

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Better overall performance 4,231 vs 2,841 Around 50% better geekbench score
More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 64 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Significantly lighter 138 g vs 176 g More than 20% lighter
Quite a bit thinner 6.8 mm vs 11.2 mm Around 40% thinner
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
Front view of Motorola DROID Turbo

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Motorola DROID Turbo

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Significantly more battery capacity 3,900 mA·h vs 2,550 mA·h Around 55% more battery capacity
Significantly faster processor 2.7 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 30% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution front camera 20.7 MP vs 16 MP Around 30% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S6  vs
DROID Turbo 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5.1" 5.2"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 564 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.1 GHz 2.7 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Quad core
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
Internal storage 128 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 20.7 MP
Resolution 16 MP 20.7 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 24 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 3G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
EV-DO Rev.A
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 2,550 mA·h 3,900 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S6  vs
DROID Turbo 
Weight 138 g 176 g
Thickness 6.8 mm 11.2 mm
Size 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 mm 73.3 x 143.5 x 11.2 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 7.0 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy S6
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