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Samsung have made a great surprise at Mobile World Congress in 2015 with the announcement of its latest flagship smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S6. Along with the equally captivating Galaxy S6 Edge, a sexy smartphone with unique design. The Galaxy S6 is by far the most impressive smartphone Samsung has ever released, especially Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Both smartphones are considered to be a direct rival to the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Do you agree?
Though both are using different operating systems, where Samsung S6 course using Android Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), while the iPhone 6 is driven by iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 8.3. Apple uses a custom 64-bit A8 chip for the iPhone 6. And this time around, Samsung is doing much the same, using its own processor for the Galaxy S6.
Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus specs:
Screen: 4.7-inch display with a 1334x750-pixel resolution at 326ppi; or 5.5-inch Retina HD display with 1920x1080 resolution at 401ppi for the 6 Plus
Processor: 1.4 GHz dual-core A8 chip with 64-bit architecture and M8 motion coprocessor
RAM: 1 GB LPDDR3 RAM
Dimensions: 138.1mm x 67mm x 6.9mm (iPhone 6); or 158.1mm x 77.8 mm x 7.1 mm (for the 6 Plus)
Weight: 129g for the iPhone 6; 172g for the 6 Plus
Storage: 16GB, 64GB or 128GB of flash memory
Wireless: LTE, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC.
Rear camera: 8MP, f/2.2
Front camera: 1.2MP, f/2.2
Battery: Built-in 1810mAh (2915mAh for the 6 Plus)
Please continue reading major specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the following:
Screen: 5.1-inch display with a 1440 x 2560 (1440 x 2660 for the Edge) Quad-HD Super AMOLED display at 577ppi
Processor: 64-bit 14nm Samsung Exynos 7 Octa processor. Four cores run at 1.5GHz and four run at 2.1GHz.
RAM: 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM
Dimensions: 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8mm (142 x 70.1 x 70mm for the Edge)
Weight: 138g for the S6; 132g for the Edge
Storage: 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of UFS 2.0 flash memory
Wireless: LTE, 802.11ac MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC.
Rear camera: 16MP, f/1.9
Front camera: 5MP, f/1.9
Battery: Built-in 2550mAh (2600mAh for the Edge)
Samsung Galaxy S6 features a 5.1-inch display, with sharp and bright 2,560-by-1,600-pixel resolution. That works out to an ultra-dense 577 pixels per inch (PPI). The iPhone 6, by comparison, has a 4.7-inch display with 1,334-by-750 resolution, for 326 pixels per inch. The iPhone 6 expanded in size to accommodate a 4.7in display, and iPhone 6 Plus, which features the same design and build aesthetics but adds a massive 5.5in display. According to the galaxy6samsung.com the iPhone 6 has stunned Apple loyalists but not so much the hard core android fans. Do you agree?
If you compare the resolution of the smartphone camera, which has a different operating system, then the iPhone 6 "is only" equipped with an 8-megapixel sensor. Samsung is doubling that to 16 megapixels for the Samsung Galaxy S6. The S6 can natively record video in 4K resolution, an improvement over the iPhone, which requires an unofficial app. However, we'll need to shoot some test shots to see how it performs.
According to the trustedreview.com Samsung Galaxy S6 and the iPhone 6 represent landmarks in the changing design philosophies of Apple and Samsung for its flagship phones. For Apple, the iPhone 6 marks the company's decision to follow the trend of bigger phones. For Samsung, after years of criticism aimed at its preference for plastic on its £500+ (US$ 748.70) flagship phone, it's finally delivering the more luxuriously built phone. As a result, it's made choosing between the two more tough than ever.
Basically, both the iPhone 6 or Galaxy S6 is a very capable smartphone, but both true fans of each device is not necessarily easy to switch easily. Both competing well-known brand is a strong fan base around the world. However, there is always a floating mass millions who will choose one of them, whether Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge or S6, or they will decide to buy the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, regardless of the price of each device that is much more expensive.
If you do not agree with a very high price, you can choose another brand of smartphones at affordable prices, even much can you pay for a new smartphone with a happy smile, but with a more friendly price, compared to the iPhone 6 or Samsung Galaxy S6. If you prefer the function, then you can save a lot of your money, and besides, the smartphone will always change models and specifications concurrently with the advancement of latest technology at any time, without you realizing it.