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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

32 GB
SM-G925F, SM-G925W8, SM-G9250
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Global Score
9.128.64
Basic Information
SamsungMicrosoft
Android 5.0Windows 10 Mobile
2015-04-102015-10-06
5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 inches
4.66 ounces5.82 ounces
Black, Gold, Green and WhiteBlack and White
Aluminium and GlassPlastic
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 340.00 at Amazon$ 325.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.1 inches5.7 inches
1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Super AMOLEDAMOLED
576 pixels per inch515 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.68.2
Performance
Exynos 7 Octa 7420 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chipset
64-bit ARM Cortex-A57 (Quad-Core 2100 MHz + Quad-Core 1500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 2000 MHz) processor
3 GB (1600 MHz) RAM3 GB (1600 MHz) RAM
Mali-T760 MP8 (650 MHz) GPUAdreno 430 GPU
9.547.38
Storage
32 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 200 GB) external memory slot
3.34.86
Camera
16.00 MP + 5.00 MP20.00 MP + 5.00 MP
f/1.90 aperturef/1.90 aperture
28.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor0.42 inches (1/2.4") sensor
3840 x 2160 (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
--1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video
7.488.69
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE-A (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMNano SIM, Dual SIM
8.99.6
Battery Life
2600mAh Battery3340mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
--288 hours standby time
25 hours talk time
3.65.2
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.1
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Infra-red port--
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
--FM Radio

Comparisson review

The Galaxy S6 Edge has an overall score of 9.12, which is a bit better than Microsoft Lumia 950 XL's general score of 8.64. The Galaxy S6 Edge construction is somewhat lighter and thinner than Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, even when they were only released 6 months apart. The Galaxy S6 Edge comes with Android 5.0 OS, and Microsoft Lumia 950 XL has Windows 10 Mobile OS.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge counts with a much powerful CPU than Lumia 950 XL, and although they both have the same RAM amount, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge also has an additional graphics co-processor, a greater number of cores (and faster) and a 64-bits processing unit. Galaxy S6 Edge has a little more vivid screen than Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, because although it has a little smaller display, and they both have the same 2560 x 1440 resolution, the Galaxy S6 Edge also counts with a quite higher number of pixels per display inch.

The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL shoots better pictures and videos than Galaxy S6 Edge, and although they both have the same 3840x2160 (4K) video resolution, the same video frame rate and a F1.9 diafragm aperture, the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL also has a bigger camera sensor which offers a higher image and video quality and a back camera with more mega pixels.

Lumia 950 XL counts with a way bigger memory for applications, games, photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, and although they both have the same 32 GB internal memory, the Lumia 950 XL also has an external SD slot that supports up to 200 GB. Microsoft Lumia 950 XL counts with a much longer battery life than Galaxy S6 Edge, because it has a 3340mAh battery size against 2600mAh.

Galaxy S6 Edge costs a little more than the Lumia 950 XL, but it's still a great choice, because you can get a lot more for that extra money.