Samsung Galaxy s6 vs. iPhone 6s Comparison


Recently, iPhone 6s was launched amid fanfare and glamour especially to the iPhone enthusiasts. It was, rightfully so, branded the Smartphone of the year by iPhone lovers and diehard fans. However, the launch of iPhone 6s by apple was not by any means an indication that it held the bragging rights to the best Smartphone to be in the market. Yes. We agree that the specifications that come with iPhone 6s are as impressive as they come but that’s not enough to unilaterally declare iPhone 6s the Smartphone of the year or the only choice individuals have.

Whether we like it or not, competing devices such as the Samsung galaxy s6 are indeed giving Apple a run for their money. Add to that the fact that not everybody is a fan of IOS and you get the reason why a comparison etween these two high end smartphones is of essence. So without much further ado, whether you love android phones or iOS phones, let’s compare these two pieces of technological wonder and leave it to you to decide which you want to buy.


There is no denying that when it comes to design, both Samsung galaxy s6 and iPhone 6s have indeed outdone themselves. The design for the two handsets are indeed beautiful and a sight to behold. Apples iPhone has borrowed much of its design from its predecessor smartphones and has more or less kept with its traditional metal unibody design. On the other hand, Samsung galaxy s6 boasts of a mixture of glass and aluminum body to capture the attention of its customers. As regards the design of these two beautiful handsets, the preference of one design over the other is simply a personal choice as they both are uniquely designed.

Processor and RAM

Whether we like it or not, the processing power of a phone plays a great role in our ultimate decision to make a purchase. The Samsung galaxy boasts of 3GB RAM and an octa core processor. This particular processor comprises of a quad core 2.1 GHz cortex –A57 and 1.5 GHz cortex-A53. On the other hand, Apples iPhone 6s features 2GB RAM and its very own A9 64 bit processor that comprises of an inbuilt M9 motion coprocessor.


A phones display is one of the most important aspects when a person is seeking to purchase a tablet or a Smartphone. The iPhone 6s features a 4.7 inch Retina HD display and boasts of an 1134*740 screen resolution. To cap it all off, iPhone 6s also boasts of 3D touch technology that indeed opens up this amazing Smartphone to a world of opportunities to the user. The Samsung galaxy s6 on the other hand has a larger screen quad HD display of 5.1 inch with a screen resolution of 2560*1440 pixels.


As regards the software, it simply boils down to a person’s tastes and preferences. Samsung galaxy being an android phone spots the latest version of android lollipop while iPhone 6s comes preinstalled with IOS 9. The ultimate choice based on software will be without a doubt determined on whether you are an Apple believer or a Google android believer.


Both iPhone 6s and Samsung galaxy s6 come with phenomenal cameras. The galaxy s6 is phenomenal in the sense that it spots a rear 16 megapixel camera with 4k video recording capabilities. The iPhone 6s on the other hand spots 12 megapixel module but also comes with live photos which essentially mean that each image taken can also be stored as a short video. To add to that the iPhone 6s also has the capability to shoot videos in 4K.

To sum it up, there is no denying that both smartphones are powerful and unique in their own way. However, if you have been in a dilemma on what handset to buy, I hope the above comparisons will make things easy for you!