Apple iPhone 6S vs Samsung Galaxy S6

2.64 in
5.44 in
Apple iPhone 6S Mobile Phone
Apple iPhone 6S
2.78 in
5.65 in
Samsung Galaxy S6 Mobile Phone
Samsung Galaxy S6
Editiorial reviews
3 editorial reviews
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The Galaxy S6 takes Samsung's upscale smartphone line to the next design level with a lustworthy metal-and-glass construction in a handset that matches the iPhone 6 one for one.Read more
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User rating
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4.7 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
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4 stars
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3 stars
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Full Comparison

Hardware

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Operating SystemApple iOS 11Android 5.0
CPU clock speed2.0 GHz2.1 GHz
CPU CoresDual-core8-core
CPU ModelApple A9Samsung Exynos Octa 7420
GPU ModelPowerVR GT7600ARM Mali-T760
Ram memory2GB3GB

Display

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Touchscreenyesyes
Colors16.7 M16.7 M
Panel type
IPS
N/A
Screen size4.7 in5.1 in
Resolution1334.0 px2560.0 px
Technology
IPS , IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
Pixel Density326.0 ppi576.0 ppi
Dual screen supportnoyes
Scratch resistant displayyesyes
HDRnono
3D supportyes
N/A
3D touchyes
N/A
Ambient light sensoryesyes
Multi touchyesyes
Screen Material
N/A
Corning Gorilla Glass 4.0

Camera

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Number of cameras22
Front resolution5.0 Mpx5.0 Mpx
Primary rear resolution12.0 Mpx16.0 Mpx
Primary rear lens aperture2.2 f1.9 f
Video recordingyesyes
Highest video resolution4096.0 px4096.0 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution30.0 fps30.0 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)240.0 fps120.0 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280.0 px1280.0 px
Autofocusyesyes
Burst Modeyesyes
Digital Image Stabilizationyes
N/A
Digital Zoomyesyes
Face Detectionyesyes
Geo-taggingyesyes
HDR Captureyesyes
LED Flashyesyes
Panoramayesyes
Slow-Moyesyes
Smile Detectionyesyes
Touch Focusyesyes
Gesture Shot
N/A
yes
Optical image stabilization
N/A
yes

Storage

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Memory card readernono
Types of memory card supportedNo memory slotNo memory slot
Card Storage Max
N/A
128GB

Dimensions

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
MaterialAluminium, Aluminium, Glass, SteelAluminium, Aluminium, Glass
Height5.44 in5.65 in
Width2.64 in2.78 in
Depth0.28 in0.27 in
Weight5.04 oz4.87 oz
Physical keyboard/numpadnono
Water resistantnono
Shock resistantnono
Colour of product
N/A
White, Black, Gold, Blue

Sensors

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Accelerometeryesyes
Proximityyesyes
Digital Compassyesyes
Fingerprintyesyes
Gyroscopeyesyes
Barometeryesyes
Pedometeryes
N/A
Heart Rate Monitor
N/A
yes
ANT+
N/A
yes

Other features

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Apple Payyes
N/A
Built-in stereo speakersyesyes
IR
N/A
yes

Connectivity

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Dual sim supportnono
Sim card sizeNano-SIMNano-SIM
DLNA certifiednoyes
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth version4.24.1
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCPA2DP, AVRCP
NFCyesyes
Charging connectionLightningUSB, Wireless
Headphone connection3.5 mm3.5 mm
Video outputManufacturer specificMHL
USB version
N/A
2.0
Type of USB connector
N/A
Micro-USB
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
N/A
yes

Celluar

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Navigation systemGLONASSGLONASS
2G GSMyesyes
GSM Frequencies850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G UMTSyesyes
UMTS Frequences850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz850 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
CDMA Frequences800 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
N/A
HSPAyesyes
HSPA+yesyes
DC-HSPAyesyes
HSDPA speed42.0 Mbps42.0 Mbps
HSUPA speed5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
LTE Frequencies700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz
4G Speed (download/upload)300/50300/50
Mobile hotspot functionyesyes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Wireless networking standard802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Exchangeable batterynono
Battery typeLithium PolymerLithium Ion
Battery capacity1715.0 mAh2550.0 mAh
Standby Time 2G240.0 h
N/A
Talk Time 2G14.0 h
N/A
Standby Time 3G240.0 h
N/A
Talk Time 3G14.0 h17.0 h
Supports fast chargingnoyes
Supports wireless charging noyes
Fast charging standard
N/A
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Wireless charging standard
N/A
PMA, QI
Built-in wireless charging
N/A
yes

Voice

Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6SSamsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)yesyes
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)yesno