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Samsung Galaxy S6 Takes on iPhone 7 and 6 in 2015

Updated on February 19, 2015

Apple Versus Samsung



The year is 2015; the clash of the tech giants Samsung and Apple, will be televised for all mobile lovers to vet their favorite phone developer. In the arena will be Samsung Galaxy S6 going against iPhone 6 and 7 in a marketplace rivalry that will inevitably breed an excellent fiscal year for either Apple or Samsung. Demand for better mobile features and a larger display screen at a consumer friendly price will be the primary focus of mobile buyers in 2015. The question on everyone’s mind-- can Samsung Galaxy S6 compete with iPhone 6 and 7 for sales revenue?

iPhone Models


Performances by Samsung and Apple

Apple hopes to solidify its market segment by edging out its closest rival Samsung in this year’s phone sales; while, Samsung hopes to increase its market penetration on a worldwide scale. Apple seeks to dominate Asian markets through iPhone sales that were on the downside in 2014. Samsung registered a moderately successful 2014 having sold more phones in Asia than Apple. In 2014, the Samsung Galaxy S4 was competing with the iPhone 5c and 5s for global sales. The iPhone 5s and 5c sales were high in North and South America, and parts of Europe; however, sales for the two iPhone models were relatively few in Asia and Australia. In most parts of Asia, the Samsung Galaxy S4 out-performed iPhone 5c and 5s in terms of market sales, especially in China. The Samsung Galaxy S4’s popularity was promoted by a larger display screen, innovative features, and a pocket-friendly price tag. Sales from iPhone 5c and 5s were few due to the expensive nature of the models. The iPhone 5c and 5s also offered a smaller display screen compared to the Samsung Galaxy S4.

Samsung S4 and iPhone 5


Judging from the above information; it is easy to see that Samsung Galaxy S6 has a fighting chance against its more imposing rivals iPhone 6 and iPhone 7. A rerun of sale performance in 2014, this year would be disastrous for Apple, but highly beneficial for Samsung. The market reach of either company will be influenced substantially by innovative features introduced in the phone models.

Samsung Galaxy Rating

5 out of 5 stars from 1 rating of Samsung Galaxy S6

iPhone 6


iPhone 6: Design and Features

The iPhone 6 is expected to possess the largest display screen compared to its predecessors. The model will be available in two forms the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 will have a display screen size of 4.7 inches while the iPhone 6 Plus will hold a relatively larger screen size of 5.5 inches. The streamlined mold of the phone is designed using a precise fusion of metal and glass. The intent is to maximize on user experience by enhancing viewing size and phone appearance. The introduction of Retina HD Display in iPhone 6 and six plus promises consumers a better viewing experience. The iPhone 6 is supposed to own better viewing angles, higher resolution, better color contrast and brilliance. The resolution for iPhone 6 is 1334 by 750 pixels while iPhone 6 Plus as a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels.



The iPhone 6 will possess the latest browsing technology in the HTML5. The HTML5 is rumored to increase the browsing experience by reducing service delays, improving internet security, and enhancing malware detection protocols. The M8 Motion Coprocessor found in the new iPhone 6 model is meant to improve performance metrics by improving efficiency in data gathering and processing. This addition gives the phone a longer battery life, thus a longer service period for the user. The iSight camera in the iPhone 6 is Apple’s promise to consumers. The camera will create better video filming and control allowing the user to edit videos with ease. The camera allows the consumer to film with 1080p HD at 60 flickers per second while incorporating a Slo-mo feature in the filming experience. This efficiency is engineered by a consequence of Focus Pixels in the camera.

Picture Quality


iPhone 6 is meant to improve download speeds by enhancing Wi-Fi connectivity and transfer speed. The LTE technology will auction this improvement in download speed in the phone and its ability to shelter a larger number of LTE bands. The iPhone 6 is supposed to have the best download capability, and Wi-Fi transfer speed compared to other phone makes in the market today. The iPhone 6 should provide phone users with three times faster browsing on Wi-Fi connections; unlike will other phone types/makes. Phone security in the iPhone 6 is centered on the Touch ID technology. Touch ID uses fingerprinting technology as a way of authorizing access and transactions. An iPhone 6 user is capable of procuring items from iTunes, Apple Store and iBook using the Touch ID fingerprint service in the phone. As such, Touch ID saves time by eliminating the use of long and complex passwords. Purchases using iPhone 6 are meant to be safe, easier and highly personal. The use of Passbook and Touch ID allows Apple Pay to employ NFC technology successfully in the procurement of items from iTunes and Apple Store.

Touch ID


The most captivating features in the iPhone 6 are the iOS 8 operating system and the Apple A8 chip. The iOS 8 is supposed to be the most advanced and powerful operating system in the phone world, while Apple A8 is a chip that maximize on phone performance capability in the iPhone 6. As such, iPhone 6 expected to launch phone performance standards through the roof. The iPhone “feel” present in previous iPhone models has been lost in the iPhone 6 due to the plastic lining at the back of the phone. The demand for increased file storage has been ignored with respect to the introduction of memory card slots for users to enhance storage capability in their iPhone 6.

Rare iPhone 6


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Drop test

Samsung Galaxy S6: Design and Features

The Samsung Galaxy S6 will house a display screen of 5.0 inches with a resolution of 1440 by 2564 pixels. The relatively smaller display screen in the Samsung Galaxy S6 is meant to improve picture quality and color contrast making the Samsung Galaxy S6 more spectacular than the Samsung Galaxy S5. A larger resolution fortifies the user’s viewing experience and builds on the phone’s overall look. The curved screen feature will also be unveiled in the Samsung Galaxy S6, with multiple icons suspended on the curved screen side. The screen in the iPhone 6 is by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, which is supposed to enhance phone resistance to hard knocks or drops. The screen is highly sensitive to touch and has a multi-touch feature as in Samsung Galaxy S5. The touchscreen is super AMOLED as in the previous Samsung Galaxy models.

Samsung Galaxy S6


The Samsung Galaxy S6 will also employ the use of HTML5 technology in its browsing arsenal; in Addition, it will possess Java software. iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 will not utilize Java, making this a vital feature in the Samsung Galaxy S6. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has larger RAM than the iPhone 6 and 7. Samsung Galaxy S6 has a 3GB RAM, which is considerably bigger than 1GB RAM found in the iPhone 6. Making the Samsung Galaxy S6, a better performance device than most phone makes already in circulation. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has a 20 megapixel primary camera that totally outperforms the cameras present on iPhone 6 and 7. The iPhone 6 Plus will shelter an eight megapixel camera that offers lesser image focus compared to the Samsung Galaxy S6 camera. The camera on the Samsung Galaxy S6 has a filming feature of up to 2010p at 60 flickers per second, which steals the show from the iPhone 6, and possibly from iPhone 7.

Better Display and Overall outlook


The Samsung Galaxy S6 is with LTE software making it a formidable advisory in the world of internet connectivity. Addition features in its Wi-Fi connectivity make Samsung Galaxy S6 a better performance mogul in the provision of faster Wi-Fi transfer speeds. The Wi-Fi Direct is the only component in the Samsung Galaxy S6 that tears it Wi-Fi services apart from those offered by iPhone 6 and 7. Samsung Galaxy S6 is will fingerprint sensors that allow for increased phone security. The fingerprint technology is to Paypal payment services allowing the user to carry out secure transaction on Paypal. Fingerprint technology is also made convenient for Samsung Pay; that is by AMEX, Visa, and MasterCard. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is IP67 certified as water and dust resistant. The Li-ion battery in the Samsung Galaxy S6 promises more talk time and video viewing, compare to previous Samsung Galaxy models.

Water Resistant


The Samsung Galaxy S6 operates under an Android OS platform; this means it has a less powerful operating system than that found in iPhone 6 and 7. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has a much smaller internal memory compared to the iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 7. The phone does, however, make up for this b possessing an external memory card slot that allows for an addition 128 GB. As a result, a combination of both external (128GB) and internal (32GB) memory; gives the Samsung Galaxy S6 more storage size. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 7, each has a maximum storage capacity of 128GB.


Samsung Galaxy S6; Six Things to Expect

iPhone 7: Design and Features

There are no reliable facts about the iPhone 7 as of yet; rumors are circulating with regards to the features that the phone will possess. The only substantial information as of yet is the prospect of a wireless charging system. The concept of wireless charging has long been in the making; but, its commercialization has not yet been realized. The iPhone 7 model will possess this feature, wireless charging uses an inductive mechanism to transmit and convert magnetic fields into electricity. Nevertheless, the inductive charging feature only works at close range, making it impossible for you to charge the iPhone 7 from a sizable distance. If the wireless charging system is not, then iPhone 7 is expected to have a new, stronger and more durable phone charger.

iPhone 7


The second feature will consider in the iPhone 7 is “joystick” feel in the game menu button. The feature hopes to improve the gaming experience by making the phone more control friendly, and open to a broad range of games that utilize a joystick component. However, the presence of this feature in iPhone 7 cannot be highly anticipated due to complexes in installing the joystick-like menu button. The operating system in the iPhone 7 is rumored to be iOS 9; it will out-perform its predecessor the iOS 8 in the iPhone 6. Force technology is another feature iPhone consumers expect in the iPhone 7. Force technology relates to the touch-sensitive display that is already available in the Apple Watch. The technology allows the iPhone 7 to distinguish between a push and a simple tap on the screen. One of the most exciting features expected in the iPhone 7 is a 3D display screen. A 3D display will profoundly improve video viewing quality and revolutionize iPhone display proponents.



There are several blog posts that speculate the iPhone 7 will have a two-lens mechanism in its camera; this feature will allow it to film images will DLRS quality. The dual-lens system design will allow the iPhone 7 to shoot better in low light situations, and offer improved optical zoom. The sapphire glass feature in the Apple Watch may also be in the screen design for the iPhone 7. The Sapphire Glass is stronger than the Corning Gorilla Glass present in previous iPhone models. The most incredible feature that consumers would love to see in the iPhone 7 is a Liquid-metal Chassis, which is much lighter and stronger than the aluminum material in other iPhone models. Liquid-metal chassis will allow Apple to increase display size without increasing phone size.

Liquid-metal Chassis



The iPhone 7 is a strong contender in this year’s “favorite phone” category, but the Samsung Galaxy S6 will surely give it a run for its worth. The iPhone 6 is likely to be out-performed by the Samsung Galaxy S6. The iPhone 7 will, however, hold out its own against the Samsung Galaxy S6 making this year a very competitive fiscal year for Apple and Samsung.

The Waiting Game


Iphone 7

Samsung Galaxy S6 Vs iPhone 7 and 6

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Comparison Table

Phone Type
Design And Features
Price Range
Samsung Galaxy S6
HTML5, Android OS, Samsung Pay
iPhone 6
HTML5, iOS 8, Touch ID
iPhone 7
3D DIsplay, iOS 9, Wireless Charging


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      3 years ago

      yes, galaxy s6 is really a great Smartphone from samsung but i love to see samsung galaxy s7 soon this year, you can also check rumors for galaxy s7 here at

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      3 years ago


      I think iphone6 is the best one from these


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      David Rugu Ngigi 

      3 years ago from Kitui, Kenya

      thanks for the comment...i would have to agree with you its pretty nice...please click the follow button to follow my next stories...

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      kui Wa mwangi 

      3 years ago

      IPhone 7 has it


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