PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy Note 4

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

Talk time (3G) and 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 Note 4

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S6

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Much better overall performance 4,231 vs 946 Around 4.5x better geekbench score
Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 32 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Significantly lighter 138 g vs 176 g More than 20% lighter
Sharper screen 575 ppi vs 515 ppi More than 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Faster processor 2.1 GHz vs 1.9 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Thinner 6.8 mm vs 8.5 mm 20% thinner
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Bigger screen 5.7" vs 5.1" More than 10% bigger screen
More battery capacity 3,220 mA·h vs 2,550 mA·h More than 25% more battery capacity
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

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S6  vs
Note 4 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5.1" 5.7"
Resolution 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 575 ppi 515 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.1 GHz 1.9 GHz
Number of cores Octa core Octa core
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
Internal storage 128 GB 32 GB

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 16 MP
Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 3.7 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
HSUPA (7.2 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,380 min 1,200 min
Capacity 2,550 mA·h 3,220 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S6  vs
Note 4 
Weight 138 g 176 g
Thickness 6.8 mm 8.5 mm
Size 70.5 x 143.4 x 6.8 mm 78.6 x 153.5 x 8.5 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
Samsung Galaxy S6
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