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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Edge VS Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Posted: Mar 19 2015

We compare the new arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S6 with the iPhone 6 as well as the Galaxy Edge against the 6 Plus.

  Samsung Galaxy Phones

Some people may be dedicated iPhone fans, and therefore will not look twice at the Samsung Galaxy range, whereas others may be charmed by its design and features.  We are keen to put the two rivals up against each other and find out which of these smartphones is the best.

 

Price Comparison

Both smartphones are priced according to the storage capacity, if you are likely to need more space to fill your phone with apps, photos, videos and music then spending that extra money to get the Samsung S6 and Edge for that superior storage maybe a good option. Otherwise, the iPhone 6 range is cheaper as shown below:

iPhone 6 -16GB

£539

iPhone 6 Plus - 64GB

£619

Galaxy S6 - 32GB

Starts at £579

Galaxy Edge 128GB

Starts at £699

 

 

Design and Build Comparison

Samsung Galaxy S6 looks identical to the iPhone 6 and could possibly be mistaken, however if you flip the S6 over you’ll notice a major difference to the mirror-shiny finish on the device- great for checking your make-up or hair!

Person Holding A Samsung Galaxy Phone

Both smartphones come in two different colours, either gold or silver with the iPhone 6, or gold and blue for Galaxy S6. Samsung S6 and the iPhone 6 are lightweight and comfortable to hold, although the Samsung S6 weighs 138g and measures 6.8mm; that is 1mm thinner than the iPhone 6.

The Samsung S6 doesn't appear to be waterproof as with the Galaxy S5, which many people loved about the previous model.

 

Display and Camera Comparison

Taking Picture With Samsung Galaxy Phone

The iPhone 6’s 4.7” display has an LED- back-lit IPS to allow captivates touchscreen, with a shatter proof-glass and oleo-phobic coating. The display measures approximately 750 x 1334 pixels to increase the image resolution on camera.

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are equipped with 8 megapixels iSight camera with a true-tone flash and 1.2 Megapixels selfie camera- but is this enough? Samsung S6 and Edge carries 16 megapixels rear camera and 5 megapixels front camera both paired with an LED flash; which is even better for those who love their selfies.

 

Battery Life Comparison

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Edge claims to give your 4 hours of battery life with only 10 minutes charging time. In comparison, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus provides up to 12 hours battery life with internet, audio, video usage.

Samsung Galaxy Charging

 

Unique Features Comparison

The iPhone 6 and Plus feature a brilliant time-lapse and slow motion video mode that captures videos at a very low frame rate; great to shoot your own creative videos.

iPhone 6 Slow Motion Wine Pour

 

Alternatively, the Galaxy S6 and Edge feature an improved finger scanning hardware version that is slightly identical to Apple’s Touch ID. But, the S6 and Edge software-side enchantments provides the ability to login to your favourite websites with just the touch of your finger print.

Samsung Galaxy Finger Sensor

 

 

 

 

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