64points

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

70points

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Why is Samsung Galaxy S6 Active better than Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • 0.15mm thinner
    6.85mmvs7mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge better than Samsung Galaxy S6 Active?

  • 2x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.1GHzvs4 x 2.1GHz
  • 64GB more internal storage
    128GBvs64GB
  • 6g lighter
    132gvs138g
  • 0.5mm narrower
    70.1mmvs70.6mm
  • 1.4mm shorter
    142.1mmvs143.5mm
  • Has a BSI sensor
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Supports slow motion video recording

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

138g

132g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

6.85mm

7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

70.6mm

70.1mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

143.5mm

142.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1440 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.pixel density

577ppi

577ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

5.1"

5.1"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

6.has a touch screen
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.RAM speed

1552MHz (Samsung Exynos 7420)

1552MHz (Samsung Exynos 7420)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7420)

8 (Samsung Exynos 7420)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

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Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

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.

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

6.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

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Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

2600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
4.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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