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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

U.S. Cellular
SM-G925R4
Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Global Score
8.429.39
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 4.4.2Android 5.0
2014-06-232015-04-10
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches
5.11 ounces4.66 ounces
Black, Blue, Gold and WhiteBlack, Gold, Green and White
--Aluminium and Glass
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.1 inches5.1 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Super AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
432 pixels per inch576 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.98.6
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chipsetExynos 7 Octa 7420 chipset
Krait 450 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz) processor64-bit ARM Cortex-A57 (Quad-Core 2100 MHz + Quad-Core 1500 MHz) processor
2 GB (800 MHz) RAM3 GB (1600 MHz) RAM
Adreno 420 (500 MHz) GPUMali-T760 MP8 (650 MHz) GPU
8.649.54
Storage
16 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
3.825.7
Camera
16.00 MP + 2.10 MP16.00 MP + 5.00 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/1.90 aperture
--28.00mm focal length
0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (4K) video resolution
8.257.48
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Micro SIMNano SIM
9.78.9
Battery Life
2800mAh Li-Ion Battery2600mAh Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--Wireless Charging
390 hours standby time
21 hours talk time
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4.323.6
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.1
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Infra-red portInfra-red port
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is much better than the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, getting a score of 9.39 against 8.42. Both phones in this comparisson review include Android OS, but the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a newer 5.0 version while Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus has Android 4.4.2. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is a newer device, and it is also somewhat thinner and just a little lighter than the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge features a better processing unit than Galaxy S5 Plus, because it has a larger amount of RAM, more processing cores , a better 650 MHz graphics processing unit and a 64-bits processing unit. The Galaxy S6 Edge features a bit more vivid display than Galaxy S5 Plus, and although they both have a same size display, the Galaxy S6 Edge also has more pixels per screen inch and a higher 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution.

The Galaxy S5 Plus captures much better photographs and videos than Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, although it has a smaller diafragm aperture, they both have a 0.38 inches back camera sensor, a back camera with a 16 mega pixels, the same 3840x2160 (4K) video resolution and the same video frame rate. The Galaxy S6 Edge features a much bigger storage for games and applications than Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, because although it has no SD memory card expansion slot, it also counts with 112 GB more internal memory capacity.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus features a way better battery duration than Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, because it has a 2800mAh battery capacity.

The Galaxy S6 Edge and the Galaxy S5 Plus cost exactly the same, , which makes it easy to pick between these devices.