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Battle of the best – Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs iPhone 6s Plus

The competition between two major empires, Apple and Samsung receives global concentration. Both of these famous brands are in furious clash and championship with their corresponding flagship devices, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus vs. iPhone 6s Plus. Both of these brands have come up with their latest versions of smartphones which have already gained too much demand. All the past records have been smashed! And people are faced with bewilderment when it comes to picking the best one out. Lets compare between the two phones enabling the users to identify the best one which pays back best in terms of money.

Size and Weight

As compared to Galaxy S6 Edge+, iPhone 6 plus comes with a smaller display, is 3 percent bigger in size that is, taller and wider. Furthermore, iPhone 6 Plus is 6 percent thicker than Galaxy S6 Edge+.

IPhone 6 Plus is 192g and Galaxy S6 Edge is 153g. So, choose wisely according to your preferences. If you prefer a heavier phone than IPhone 6 Plus is the right phone for you.

Display and Resolution


iPhone 6s Plus offers a 5.5 inch Retina Display with not a much major change in the outlook of the device  whereas S6 Edge Plus has 5.7inch AMOLED display with a very elegant and impressive curved edge touchscreen which has stolen the show.

Resolution wise, iPhone has 1240×2208, whereas, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus gives you a 2560×2208 resolution. Furthermore, iPhone 6s Plus has come up with an all new Force Touch technology which adds up to its benefits. The iPhone 6s Plus has been bolstered with Ion-strengthened glass, oleophobic coating, 3D Touch display including a Display Zoom option. While, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Touch Wiz UI and Curved edge screen. iPhone 6s Plus has taken the field  over here as it has a lot more features added up than Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.


Those of you who love colorful and elegant phones at the same time, both the phones have come up with fantastic and eye-catching colors. IPhone 6s plus is available in gray, silver, gold and rose gold choices. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has been launched in black, white, gold and silver colors.

Operating System

Operating system of iPhone 6s plus is iOS 9 enhanced to iOS 9.0.2 while on the other hand Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is offering v5.1.1 Android Lollipop to their treasured customers.


Connectivity is the most prominent feature that is considered by almost all the users before making a choice. Galaxy S6 Edge Plus supports 4G LTE and it has also got MIMO (2×2) antennas. The use of this antenna is to advance the gathering capability and also dual-channel Wi-Fi. With Bluetooth 4.2, this offers the most efficient and effective connectivity to users.

IPhone 6s Plus connectivity features, offer a perfect combination of CDMA and GSM flavors.  Furthermore, this version has an advantage over its previous flagships along with Samsung galaxy S6 Edge because of VoLTE support that is the best option for wideband high-quality calls. Here, iPhone has successfully taken over with GPS that has Glonass and Bluetooth 4.0 LE. IPhone is also proposing the customers with Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and NFC.



The cost price of both the phones is mentioned on its official website. IPhone 6s Plus is marked at $749 while Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is being sold at $775.

Chipset, CPU, GPU and Internal Memory

By looking around and reviewing the chipset, CPU and GPU of Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, you will get to know that its chipset is Exynos 7420 and CPU being Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 while GPU is Mali-T760MP8.

At the same time, iPhone 6s Plus offers chipset of Apple A9, while CPU is Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister. The GPU of the smartphone is PowerVR GT7600 (six-core graphics).

The internal memory of iPhone 6s Plus is available in 16/64/128 GB along with 2 GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is available in 32/64 GB added with further 4 GB RAM. This shows that Samsung has topped in the RAM ground therefore, attracting more costumers from this. Not to mention, Samsung has cancelled out its SD card slot and iPhone did not have it since the beginning.

Wireless and Wired Charging

Galaxy S6 Edge Plus has built-in wireless charging and thus squeezed by iPhone 6s Plus, defeating it. Not on this, but Samsung has come up with a fantastic special Samsung charging pad as it has a fast wireless charging. Moreover, the best thing about Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is that it consists of built-in fast and efficient wired charging.



There is always hype and a lot of talks about the cameras of both the flagships. The winner usually wins on the basis of the camera quality and that exploits that advantage making the most customers.

IPhones are famous for their cameras. Recently, the iPhone 6s Plus has excited the selfie and photography fans with its 12 megapixel rear camera. The phone has also been added up with a 5 megapixel front facing snapper to add to the best picture quality experience.

The iPhone 6 plus has reached new heights by introducing 4K recording and Optical Image Stabilization. IPhone’s Laser Auto focus has made it come a step closer to a professional camera and experience its feel. The results of the camera will be of the utmost quality.

At the same time, S6 Edge Plus camera has also successfully met the expectations and hopes of many by launching a 16 megapixel rear and 5 megapixel front cameras. Like iPhone 6s Plus, it comprises of the 4K video recording and with the mind-blowing OIS Auto focus, the image and video phenomenon would be wondrous.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus has come up with an easy shortcut that would enable you to quickly open its cameras by double-tapping the home button. On the other hand, the iPhone lets a 3D touch and help you to get to the camera mode directly from the home screen. You only have to long press on the camera app icon and then capture what you want. However, iPhone fails to come up with a shortcut for the go to camera option.

Battery Life


People consider different factors and focus upon different particulars when buying a smartphone. Some make choice on the basis of camera or screen size. Likewise, there are many people who give utmost importance to the battery life. Both Samsung and Apple are working really hard and continuously modifying battery life. The Galaxy S6 Edge plus has 3000 mAh battery which is really something big to achieve. This given battery enables the smartphone 9 hours and 29 minutes of non-stop on-screen use when it comes to a battery evaluation. While, the iPhone 6s Plus has a battery of 2900-3000mAh capacity. This battery gives iPhone 6s Plus 6 hours, 32 minutes of constant on-screen operation as far as battery test is concerned. If we analyze this we can clearly see that Galaxy S6 Edge Plus has taken over however iPhone 6 plus has claimed the glory due to its impressive results.

Galaxy S6 Edge Plus’s fast recharge time has stolen the show besides its amazing battery life. All it takes is just 80 minutes to fully recharge he battery. iPhone, however does not have the capability to beat this feature in Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.


IPhone 6s Plus, has a lot to put on the table in this regards. It proposes Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer options. At the same time, Samsung Galaxy Edge Plus presents its user with Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2.

Messaging, Email and Browsers

IPhone 6s Plus offers iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email and HTML5 (Safari) browser. While, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus offers SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM features. Now, both offer perfect situations for users and depend solely on users and their preferences.

Some other Notable Features

IPhone 6s Plus is also enriched with Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. As for the virtual assistant, it also developed Siri natural language commands and dictation. The iCloud cloud service, iCloud Keychain, TV-out, Maps, Organizer, Document editor, and Photo/video, reinforce the greatness of the mighty IPhone 6s Plus.

On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge also offers Wireless charging (Qi/PMA), ANT+ support, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, S-Voice natural language commands and dictation, MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player, Document editor, Photo/video editor and a lot more to excite the audience and make them want to enjoy the show.


Final Words

The audience is excitedly enjoying the whole show and this tug-of-war between the two major brands is reaching to whole new levels. Both of these, that is, Apple and Samsung are following the latest trends and modified up-to-date technology. You have been provided with ample details in this article in order to make it easier for you to decide and take action. However, the final decision still depends on you and your perception. In areas where Samsung fails to provide something Apple is always there to cover up that left over ground and provide for the users making the left over customers. This harsh competition between the two benefits the users as they are provided the best quality and most up-to-date feature and layout as well as design. These two have left no room for competition from other firms and dominate the market. Although no one can decide who the final winner is or who stands up in the end.


Source: JBHNews