Samsung and Apple are well-known contenders in the smart phone market and they regularly come up against each other. So when it comes to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Apple iPhone 6, which wins?
There are not many phones that can come up against the iPhone 6 and win but the Samsung Galaxy S6 is a worthy contender. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is 6.9mm thick and it weighs in at 138g. It is designed in aluminium and is offered in blue, gold, black and white. The iPhone 6 is 6.9mm and weights 129g and designed in aluminium and is offered in grey, silver and gold.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 is of great build and it is a quality handset. The home button has a fingerprint sensor and the bezel is thin and the top and bottom curve to give it a look that is a lot more attractive than before. There is wireless charging on the handset too. The iPhone 6 is made from aluminium and the design of it is great and for build quality it does come out ahead.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 has a display of Super AMOLED and this is 5.1 inches QHD while that of the iPhone 6 is 4.7 inches and 1334 x 750 IPS LCD. The display of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is clear and great for watching videos. However there isn’t a great deal of difference between the displays and the iPhone does offer colour accuracy that is superb.
The Apple iPhone 6 has the A8 64 bit dual core processor at 1.4GHz and 1GB or RAM and the Samsung Galaxy S6 offers the Exynos 64 bit octa-core processor along with 3GB of RAM. Both devices are fast and in benchmark tests the S6 is the winner.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 is offered in storage choices of 32GB, 64GB and 128GB and the iPhone 6 comes in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options. The S6 32GB costs $£550 and the iPhone 6 16GB is around £540.
The iPhone 6 runs on iOS 8.4 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 has Android Lollipop 5.0.2 along with the TouchWiz interface. The S6 offers fingerprint scanner and the iPhone comes with TouchID, fingerprint sensor and this supports Visa and MasterCard.
Both the iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 are superb handsets in their own right and choosing between them may come down to whether you prefer to go with Android or iOS.