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PawnHero Review: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6


Samsung Galaxy S6’s launch is rumored to be on April 11. Will it be good enough to beat the features of Iphone 6?
Here’s a head-to-head battle of Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and Iphone 6/6 Plus:


Maximizing the screen:

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge comes with the newest version of Android 5.0 Lollipop while Iphone 6 is compatible with iOS 8. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge wins on screen size and phone to screen ratio with almost half an inch difference and a screen ratio which is greater by 6%.
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Iphone 6 Plus are at a near tie with a bare difference on screen size and the S6 with a greater screen ratio which is only greater by almost 3%.
Both Samsung and Apple phones have relatively equal thickness.

Build and Weight:

Apple’s Iphones are said to have Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for its front panels in comparison with Samsung’s front and back sides with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. If you prefer to have a solid aluminum build to an all-glass frame, the Iphone 6 and 6 plus is for you.
Iphone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is at a close tie on weight while Samsung Galaxy S6 is lighter than the Iphone 6 plus by 30 grams
PawnHero Review: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6

Display Type:

Displays on both brands are at 16M colors but Samsung’s Gaxy S6 and S6 Edge is a clear winner with a higher resolution and ppi.
However, Apple’s IPS LCD produces a more accurate color reproduction, sharper details, and more daylight visibility. Samsung’s Super AMOLED display on the other hand consumes less battery, has greater contrast, and a better response time but display quality fades out easily.


Samsung’s delivers the goods with its 16-core Mali-T760 Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) compared to Apple’s 4-core PowerVR GX6450 GPU.
Samsung is also a clear winner on megapixel and camera resolution.
However, Apple’s iPhones have better color representation, better low-light settings, and have more responsive user interface along with its DUAL LED flash feature.
PawnHero Review: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6

RAM and Speed:

Samsung’s two version of its quad-core CPUs beat the iPhone 6 models’ dual-core along with its RAM tripling that of the iPhones’.
Samsung’s internal memories have 32 GB as its minimum for its Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge model and 64 GB for its Samsung Galaxy 6. Both Iphone 6 and 6 plus still have 16 GB as its minimum and omitted its 32 GB versions.


Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge packs a greater battery juice compared to Iphone 6 but the Iphone 6 plus has more energy to go than Samsung Galaxy S6.

Other Features:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge beats competition with its curved screen display. Both brands sport fingerprint sensors and e-payment systems.


Samsung Galaxy S6 is significantly cheaper compared to Iphone 6 Plus with almost 10,000 pesos in difference.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and Iphone 6 are nearly the same on their price tag.


Samsung is a powerhouse on its gaming and processing functions. Apple’s Iphone 6 and 6 Plus are winning on user interface and display quality. The bottomline here rests on what parts of the two smartphones you prefer the most.
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