Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced September 2012 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - September 2012 Available September 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE- all models LTE
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.58 W/kg (head)
1.34 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.33 W/kg (head)
0.59 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR GX6450 Mali-T760
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 90.31% 71.96%
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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone) LED Flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@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, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps 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 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular 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
USB Yes, Lightning Port v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor 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 Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2915 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h - -
Talk Time Up to 8 h - -