Apple vs. Samsung, the battle between the two IT giants has been going on for years the mobile industry. With the launch of the iPhone 6s competition going between the two companies now in the next round: How beats Apple’s newest flagship smartphone against the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.

The most striking difference is of course the screen size: While Apple holds the iPhone 6s to the 4.7 inches of its predecessor, the Galaxy S6 Edge comes with a 5.1 inch large screen therefore. Despite the significantly larger screen diagonal, the S6 is edge but overall not much bigger than the Apple competitors: The iPhone 6s comes to a height of 138.3 mm compared to 142.1 mm on the Samsung smartphone. Here, the South Korean manufacturer can pat on the back to have the available space efficiently utilized. In addition, the S6 is lighter than the iPhone Edge 6s with 132 grams even entire 11 grams.

At least on paper outperforms the Galaxy S6 edge to competitors from Apple in almost every respect: The integrated Exynos 7420 SoC has not only a faster clock rate, but also more cores, the S6 Edge has more RAM on board, the camera releases later on, the battery is larger. However, the hardware and software of the iPhone 6s are perfectly matched, so the differences in the all-important “Real World Performance” as do not exist as well.

The biggest USPs provide both devices with the built-in screen technology: Samsung Galaxy S6 has a bent edge on both sides display, which is an eye-catcher still also months after the release. Apple has a technology called “3D touch” integrated with the iPhone for the first time 6s that can detect how gently or strongly pressed onto the display. In essence, the user therefore has a right click is available to access advanced features within apps or on your homescreen.

iPhone 6s vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Prices comparison

The price range of the iPhone 6s is between $649  and $849, depending on whether you choose the model with 16 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB of internal storage. The Galaxy S6 Edge is also not a cheap pleasure, and proposes in the smallest 32 GB version with $648. For 64 GB or 128 GB, the user must then pay $849 respectively $949.

Apple iPhone 6s Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Apple iPhone 6s Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
Display 4.7-inch IPS with 1334 x 750 pixels, 326 ppi 5.1 inch S-AMOLED with 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 577 ppi
Processor A9, 2 x 1.85 GHz, 64-bit Exynos 7420, 4 × 2.1 GHz, 4 x 1.5 GHz
Memory 16 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB (not expandable) 32 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB (not expandable)
Camera  12 MP, f/2.2, 4K-Video 16 MP, f/1.9-Blende, OIS
Front Camera 5 MP, f/2.2 5 MP
Battry 1715 mAh 2600 mAh + wireless Charging
Dimensions 138,3 x 67,1 x 7,1 mm 142,1 x 70,1 x 7 mm
Weight 143 Grams 132 Grams
OS iOS 9 Android 5.1 incl. TouchWiz
Quick Charging No Yes
Screen 3D-Touch, Fingerprint scanner Beveled edge display, fingerprint reader

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