Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: spec comparison
With the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S6, a lot of you might be wondering if it’s worth the upgrade from the previous Galaxy S5. What are the differences? Read on to find out.
|Samsung Galaxy S5||Samsung Galaxy S6|
|5.1-inch 1080 x 1920 Super AMOLED display||5.1-inch 1440 x 2560 Super AMOLED Display|
|Gorilla Glass 3||Gorilla Glass 4|
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core CPU||64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420|
|Adreno 330 GPU||Mali-T760 GPU|
|2GB RAM||3GB RAM|
|16/32GB internal storage||32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal storage|
|up to 128GB via microSD||Non-expandable|
|16 megapixel camera||16 megapixel camera, optical image stabilization|
|2 megapixel front camera||5 megapixel front-facing camera|
|8.1 mm thin||6.8 mm thin|
|TouchWiz, Android 4.4.2 KitKat||TouchWiz, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop|
|2,800mAh battery||2,550 mAh battery, Qi Wireless Charging|
|IP67-certified (water and dust resistant), Fingerprint sensor, Heart rate monitor||Fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor|
Since a lot of people have been clamoring for more premium design from Samsung, the company had to cut some edges. Whether or not these compromises could be justified is debatable, and you will find yourself arguing if it’s worth the upgrade.
You can see above that the Galaxy S6 is surely a spec upgrade, but it drops water-resistance, expandable storage and a larger battery for a sleeker and better looking build.
Personally, it would have been okay with me if Samsung added a little more thickness to the phone just to accomodate a larger battery and an SD card slot. How about you? Do you consider the Galaxy S6 a worthy successor to the GS5? Feel free to leave your comments down below!