Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs Apple iPhone 6s Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Apple
Announced October 2014 March 2015 September 2015
Status Available - October 2014 Available - April 2015 Available - September 2015
Price Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 53,999 ($794.10) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz) 192 g (6.77 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300) - A1633
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.58 W/kg (head)
1.34 W/kg (body)
1.12 W/kg (head)
1.14 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.33 W/kg (head)
0.59 W/kg (body)
0.93 W/kg (head)
0.98 W/kg (body)
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fingerprint sensor (TouchID v2)
- 3D Touch display
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) iOS 9
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 2 GHz Dual-core, Apple A9
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T760 -
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 32/64/128 GB 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Sapphire Crystal Glass, Ion-Strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 71.96% 67.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash No LED Flash Real-tone Flash
Features Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase-Detection AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (Photo/Panorama)
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh) Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (11.1 Wh)
Capacity 8600 mAh 2600 mAh 2915 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 384 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) - Up to 24 h (3G)