Samsung Galaxy S6

45 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S6 is better

than the average

1.Slightly more battery power
2550mAhvs 2396mAh (the average)
vs 6020mAh (best: Gionee M6 Plus)
2.Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
8 x 2.1GHzvs 4.2 x 1.5GHz (the average)
vs 10 x 2.5GHz (best: LeEco Le 2 Pro)
3.Noticeably higher pixel density
577ppivs 317ppi (the average)
vs 806ppi (best: Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual)
4.Slightly bigger screen size
5.1"vs 4.8" (the average)
vs 7" (best: Samsung Galaxy J Max)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Significantly more megapixels (photo)
16MPvs 10MP (the average)
vs 41MP (best: Nokia Lumia 1020)
6.A lot more RAM memory
3GBvs 2GB (the average)
vs 6GB (best: ZTE Axon 7)
7.Appreciably higher resolution
2,560x1,440pxvs 792x1327px (the average)
vs 3,840x2,160px (best: Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual)
8.Significantly more megapixels (photo, front camera)
5MPvs 3MP (the average)
vs 16MP (best: Oppo R9 Plus)
138gvs 146g (the average)
vs 68.9g (best: Microsoft Nokia 105)
10.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (57% don't have it)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
6.8mmvs 9.3mm (the average)
vs 4.7mm (best: Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini)
12.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (87% don't have it)
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
13.Significantly more internal storage
128GBvs 23GB (the average)
vs 256GB (best: Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL))
14.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (92% don't have it)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
15.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (60% don't have it)
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
16.Explicitly better video recording quality
2,160 x 30fpsvs 1117 x 30.6fps (the average)
vs 1,080 x 120fps (best: Huawei Honor 8)
17.Has NFC
Yesvs No (59% don't have it)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
18.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (72% don't have it)
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
19.Appreciably wider aperture at minimum focal length
1.9vs 2.1 (the average)
vs 1.7 (best: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 32GB)
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
20.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (82% don't have it)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
21.Clearly newer Bluetooth version
4.1vs 3.8 (the average)
vs 4.2 (best: Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa))
22.Significantly more microphone(s)
2vs 2 (the average)
vs 4 (best: Motorola Moto Z Force)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
23.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (65% don't have it)
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
24.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (75% don't have it)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
25.Measurably smaller semiconductor size
14nmvs 30nm (the average)
vs 14nm (best: Apple iPhone 6s Plus 32GB)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
26.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (92% don't have it)
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
27.Has a video light
Yesvs No (79% don't have it)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
28.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (76% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
29.Has a heart rate monitor
Yesvs No (97% don't have it)
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
30.Supports slow motion video recording
Yesvs No (85% don't have it)
31.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
32.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (89% don't have it)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
33.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (54% don't have it)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
34.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (67% don't have it)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
35.Supports 64-bit
Yesvs No (65% don't have it)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
36.Has manual white balance
Yesvs No (60% don't have it)
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
37.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (80% don't have it)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Yesvs No (the average)
Samsung Exynos 7420
Yesvs No (the average)
Samsung Galaxy S6
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