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?Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Vs iPhone 6 Plus?: Who Wins As The King of Smartphones?

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In the war of Smartphone supremacy, only two names were chanted by their loyal servants, Samsung and Apple. But in any war, only one can become the supreme ruler, so take a head-to-head comparison between two of the biggest smartphone variants right now: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and Apple iPhone 6 Plus. We will only compare the two with the most common criteria for any smartphone user, so let?s begin.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Vs iPhone 6 Plus:

Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Android OS 5.1.1 (Lollipop)

iPhone 6 Plus: iOS 8.4

Picking an Operating System is all about preference, Android is quite popular due to it being open for customization, allowing you to have an open platform smartphone. While the iOS is more on premium services but you may have to pay for those premium apps, but it provides you with the best quality, and not to mention having the best user experience for its interface.

Verdict: tie ? It?s all depends on your preference, if you want to have the best user experience; go for iOS, for customization; pick Android.

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Design

The S6 has the new Edge feature that is not just for cosmetics, it can be used for notifications when the phone is faced down on a surface. The iPhone 6 Plus still retain its original design from its predecessor but with a much larger size. For color options, the S6 Edge has Blue Topaz, White Pearl, Gold Platinum and Black Sapphire, while the iPhone 6 Plus has Silver, Gold or Space Grey.

Verdict: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge ? its new Edge design and color variants give users a much hip look.

Camera

The Samsung S6 Edge boasts a 16 Megapixel camera providing the best quality photos and videos. The iPhone 6 Plus may only have 8 MP for its camera, but it can still pack a punch in terms of quality. The S6 can shoot 4K videos while the 6 Plus has cinematic feel on their videos, making it good for amateur filmmakers.

Verdict: tie ? it may be true that Samsung has higher megapixels than the iPhones, but the iPhone has features that compliments its lower megapixel count.

Storage

The S6 Edge has 32, 64 and 128 GB internal storage options, however iPhone 6 Plus however, has an internal storage of 16, 64 and 128 GB. Sadly both are not expandable

Verdict: tie ? better get the largest capacity when buying from the two.

Connectivity

Despite both having just a single SIM slot, also both having fingerprint scanner for security functions. However the NFC feature for the iPhone is only limited to its Apple Pay feature, while the S6 has wider options for its NFC. The S6 has more features such as a heart-rate sensor and IR feature for televisions.

Verdict: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge ? More useful options means more bang for your buck

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Overall verdict

Both may cater to different audiences, but in terms of practicality, you are better off with Samsung S6 Edge. It has better camera and more great features. Though the iPhone 6 Plus is also a great phone, especially if you are an Apple fan, but the latest version lacks the punch to convince you in buying that if you still have the previous version.

Looking for other comparisons, why not check out our Apple Music vs Groove article. If you like our feature and have some suggestions or questions, feel free to drop a comment below.

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