Phone Comparison - Apple iPad Air 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 March 2015 August 2015
Status Available - October 2014 Available - April 2015 Available - August 2015
Price Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 49,980 ($735.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Space Gray, Silver, Gold White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum
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)
154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm
(6.08 x 2.98 x 0.27 in)
Weight 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz) 153 g (5.4 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.58 W/kg (head)
1.34 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.33 W/kg (head)
0.59 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID) - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Curved Edge Screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 8.1 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
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 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-T760 Mali-T760MP8
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/64/128 GB 32/64/128 GB 32/64 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 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 9.7 inches 5.1 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (518 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.58% 71.96% 75.73%
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 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels
Flash No LED Flash LED 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 Autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, Dual-video Rec.
Front Camera 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, Dual Video Call, HDR [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 Cat6 300/50 Mbps/ LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No
USB OTG - Supported 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-Ion Battery
Capacity 8600 mAh 2600 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 288 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h (multimedia) - Up to 25 h