Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs LG Nexus 5X

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG
Announced June 2015 September 2015
Status Available - June 2015 Available - October 2015
Price Rs. 595 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 27,999 ($411.75) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Yes Black, White, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
147 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.79 x 2.86 x 0.31 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1900 - American model
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - American model
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - Global model
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700) - American model
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation,
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 [Similar] Quad-core 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53 & dual-core 1.82 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T760 [Similar] Adreno 418 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.76% 69.73%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Laser Autofocus, 1.55┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP
Wi-Fi 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

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-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2550 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 23 h (3G) -