Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Apple iPhone 6 Plus
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced September 2014 September 2016
Status Available September 2014 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price - Rs. 39,240 ($588.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm
(6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) 182 g (6.42 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE- all models LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53), Exynos 7420 Octa [Similar]
GPU PowerVR GX6450 [Similar] Mali-T760MP8 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 90.31% 74.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio, RDS, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 1.2 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, 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, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2915 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -