Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + against Apple iPhone 6S Plus – no less than the showdown of the current smartphone giants. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS dares to compare the Incomparable.
iPhone against Galaxy, which was formerly an unequal duel. Different operating systems and a different model policy. Samsung stuffed the “plastic Galaxy” with modern technology fully, at least i Phones on the data sheet. Apple countered always with superior workmanship and finely tuned components that conjured out of supposedly less. While Samsung suddenly engages in the processing at eye level, remain higher specifications. ULTIMATE TECH NEWS leaves the two top models Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + and Apple iPhone 6S Plus compete to a duel.
- 0.1 Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs. Apple iPhone 6S Plus
- 0.2 Design – Front: point for Samsung Apple 0: 1 Samsung
- 0.3 Rear
- 0.4 Back: point for Apple Apple 1: 1 Samsung
- 0.5 Display Quality: point for Samsung Apple 1: 2 Samsung
- 0.6 Display-Function: Unidentified Apple 2:3 Samsung
- 0.7 Speed: point for Apple Apple 3: 3 Samsung
- 0.8 Finger ab duck sensor: Unidentified Apple 4:4 Samsung
- 0.9 Main camera: point for Apple Apple 5: 4 Samsung
- 0.10 Front camera: Draw Apple 6: 5 Samsung
- 0.11 Height: Draw Apple 7: 6 Samsung
- 0.12 Endurance: point for Apple Apple 8: 6 Samsung
- 0.13 Weight: point for Samsung Apple 8: 7 Samsung
- 0.14 Amenities: Draw Apple 9: 8 Samsung
- 0.15 Platz 2: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
- 0.16 Platz 1: Apple iPhone 6S Plus
- 0.17 13-Punkte-Test
- 0.18 Apple wins almost
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- 2 Galaxy S6 Edge (+) and iPhone 6 (S) Plus compared
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs. Apple iPhone 6S Plus
Design – Front: point for Samsung
Apple 0: 1 Samsung
The iPhone 6S Plus differs externally barely from iPhone 6 Plus. Merely going to the scale revealed that the newcomer has risen 11 percent. The reason lies in a different aluminum alloy and especially in 3D touch screen. As expected, the workmanship is impeccable and the surfaces have a pleasant feel. Edges, there is little, the housing is rounded and acts at the same straight line. In direct comparison, Samsung manages the feat to squeeze a larger screen in a compact housing. The curved screen is enclosed by aluminum. Because the S6 Edge + but is a real eye-catcher and currently probably the most spectacular smartphone, the point is just to Samsung.
The back of the Galaxy S6 Edge + infected with Gorilla Glass. Although this is more scratch resistant than the aluminum back of the iPhone, but the shiny surface attracts fingerprints magically and is slippery. The iPhone scores with rounded edges and slightly matt aluminum.Here there are no distracting reflections.
Back: point for Apple
Apple 1: 1 Samsung
Although the camera is the iPhone a little out, but when Edge + S6, there is the much larger Snubbed. Assessment: The more coherent back supplies the iPhone.
Display Quality: point for Samsung
Apple 1: 2 Samsung
In the Focus include Samsung’s S6-cars at the best devices. The S6 offers a whopping 518 ppi Edge + – on 1 centimeter jostle converted more than 200 pixels. The theoretical superiority of the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium (801 ppi) offers no significant benefits in practice. The iPhone 6S Plus with Full HD 5.5 inch also very sharp (401 ppi), yet the AMOLED display of Samsung produces crisper image and also scores with high brightness and rich blacks. Assessment: The iPhone display leaves nothing to be desired, Samsung may be even better.
Apple 2:3 Samsung
It depends on how you set the priorities. On the one hand, the iPhone has 6S Plus with the 3D touch panel by printing registration an additional opportunity for the input. The S6 + Edge uses the rounded display area for the quick selection of contacts and apps and bathes the surroundings in a predefined light when it is on the display and a certain contact calls. What brings more in everyday life, you need to decide for yourself. Assessment: Draw.
Speed: point for Apple
Apple 3: 3 Samsung
In Forequarter the matter would clearly. The Galaxy has more cores in the CPU and the higher clock frequency. That there in the end but counts more than comparing these indicators, already cutting the iPhone shows 6 Plus in the test. It could be the Galaxy S6 + Edge in determining the operating speed behind him. According to Apple, the A9 processor in the iPhone 6S Plus is up to 70 percent faster. Some caution: It is highly unlikely that the iPhone is 6S Plus slower than the iPhone 6 Plus. Thus has the Edge S6 + in the cold.Assessment: Quick are both, but in everyday life provides the iPhone 6S Plus the higher pace.
Finger ab duck sensor: Unidentified
Apple 4:4 Samsung
The gain in comfort by the fingerprint sensor is large. Although it is to outwit the security is much larger than any barrier. Both sensors operate reliably. Assessment: Draw.
Main camera: point for Apple
Apple 5: 4 Samsung
After several generations of iPhone with 8 megapixels even Apple screwed to the resolution.With 12 megapixels to get the S6 + Edge getting closer with 16 megapixels. However, even iPhone 6 and iPhone were 6 Plus with meager 8 megapixels of the most talented camera phones in the entire test field. In view test the Megapixel race cars had left behind. On top of that made the lower volume of data for a lightning-fast processing. The S6 + Edge has demonstrated in the laboratory that it can keep up with the shutter lag with the fastest. But the vision test photos revealed weaknesses in detail. Assessment: If the new iPhone does not do worse pictures than its predecessor, Apple has the edge in the photo quality front.
Front camera: Draw
Apple 6: 5 Samsung
The larger step makes Apple with the front camera. Instead of 1.2 megapixels are possible with 5 megapixels finally useful Selfies. Had the iPhone 6 Plus still at a disadvantage compared to the Edge + (also 5 megapixels), Apple pulls now equal. Assessment: Draw
Apple 7: 6 Samsung
On paper are 6.9 millimeters in Galaxy S6 Edge + 7.3 millimeters when iPhone 6S Plus opposite. Considering the cameras that neglect the manufacturer for the measurement like, there is no appreciable difference, which deserves a winner. Assessment: Draw.
Endurance: point for Apple
Apple 8: 6 Samsung
3000 mAh (mAh) stuck in the Galaxy S6 + Edge. For intensive use, it held in ULTIMATE TECH NEWS mix by 9 hours and 42 minutes. The iPhone 6 Plus plays in a different league and perseverance kept the same profile for almost 15 hours. The specified term of the Apple iPhone 6S Plus is identical to the iPhone 6 Plus although the rated capacity is reduced from 2,915 to 2,750 mAh likely. The forecast that the S6 Plus longer hold out as the S6 Edge +, so is obvious, despite lower capacity. Assessment: The iPhone will hold out longer.
Weight: point for Samsung
Apple 8: 7 Samsung
The Galaxy S6 + Edge weighs 153 grams. Given the display diagonal of 5.7 inches which is pretty easy. The new iPhone brings a quarter more on the scale. Due to the 3D touch displays it puts at 192 grams. Thus, it is a heavyweight among themselves alphabets. Assessment: The S6 + Edge wins the weighing significantly.
Apple 9: 8 Samsung
Changeable battery, expandable memory, waterproof? No attributes that apply to the top models of Samsung and Apple. Both devices are good equipped, but have in this respect to the same gaps. Whether you now the built-in wireless charging, heart rate monitor and the instant access via the sidebar at S6 Edge + or the live photos and 3D touch screen of the iPhone are 6S Plus importantly, is a matter of taste. Assessment: Draw.
Platz 2: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
In a duel of the second winner is the first loser. This is the Galaxy S6 Edge + does not do justice. Samsung transmits the spectacular design of the S6 Edge on the alphabet. With the larger screen, the innovations are then however already discussed. To collect the iPhone in the leader board, something fine-tuning would have been necessary. Regardless of the S6 Edge + for you may well be the better choice.
Platz 1: Apple iPhone 6S Plus
Apple has not reinvented the iPhone, but only because the design is not new, it is not getting worse. One must concede Apple that the improvements in detail the iPhone can bring 6S Plus back to the forefront in the leader board. The surprise has its limits, especially since the iPhone 6 Plus ranks very far forward.
In 13 disciplines both alphabets must compete against each other. Often the result is “Draw” – or the differences are rather minor nature. A total failure affords neither counterpart. It is a duel at eye level and often choose to personal preference. The individual categories can be found in the photo gallery.
Apple wins almost
The result is just. The iPhone wins 9:. 8 The Galaxy S6 Edge + scores at in display and features, however, which decides iPhone 6S Plus the Big Points speed, endurance and camera itself. Ultimately, the question of which of the two devices one should define in practice rarely provides: Either you find yourself already in the Apple universe, or is willing to the traces of iOS to go, or you are followers of the Android operating system.Technically, both smartphones a modern combination with the same shortcomings. The times in which Android makes a cheap part per SE, are over now. However, Samsung claims not nearly as stable as the award iPhones.
Galaxy S6 Edge (+) and iPhone 6 (S) Plus compared
|Galaxy S6 Edge||Galaxy S6 Edge+||More iPhone 6||iPhone 6S Plus|
|Display||5.1 inches||5.7 inch||5.5 inches||5.5 inches|
|577 ppi||518 ppi||401 ppi||401 ppi|
|RAM||3072 MB||3072 MB||1024 MB||2024 MB|
|CPU||4×2,1+4×1,5 GHz||4×2,1+4×1,5 GHz||2×1,38 GHz||2×2 GHz|
|Long||142,1 mm||154,4 mm||158,1 mm||158,2 mm|
|Width||70,1 mm||75,8 mm||77,8 mm||77,9 mm|
|Thickness||7,0 mm||6,9 mm||7,1 mm||7,3 mm|
|Weight||132 g||153 g||172 g||192 g|
|Hauptmann||16 MP||16 MP||8 MP||12 MP|
|Front Camera||5 MP||5 MP||1,2 MP||5 MP|
|Accumulator||2.600 mAh||3.000 mAh||2.915 mAH||2.750 mAH|
|MSRP 16GB||–||–||799 Euro||849 Euro|
|MSRP 32GB||849 Euro||799 Euro||–||–|
|MSRP 64GB||949 Euro||899 Euro||899 Euro||959 Euro|
|EIA 128 GB||1.049 Euro||–||999 Euro||1.069 Euro|