iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple had their event on September 9 at Flint Centre, where Steve Jobs introduced their first Mac before thirty years. After that, Apple has launched many great products until now. In the last event, on September 9, Apple has launched some awesome gadgets such as iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch etc.



If you need bigger screen, there is no other choice except iPhone 6 Plus over iPhone 6 because all the other features are quite same. But you will be confused when you go to compare one of them with other mobile phones i.e. Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 etc. Today, I am going to compare Samsung Galaxy S5 and Apple iPhone 6 since Samsung and Apple is best competitor of each other. So, here are some check points what you must know before selecting one of them.

Apple iPhone 6 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple iPhone 6 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S5


You know that Apple has introduced bigger iPhone in this event. The dimension of Samsung Galaxy S5 is 5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inch. On the other hand, the dimension of Apple iPhone 6 is 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inch. Although, there is not a huge difference but you will get better experience with iPhone because of it’s aluminum body.
The weight of iPhone 6 is only 129gm and Galaxy S5 is 145gm.

iPhone 6 is 16 grams less than S5 and has more premium feel. Unlike iPhone S5 feel plasticky and the chrome comes of in regular wear.


As the dimension is much bigger than previously launched iPhone(s), you will get comparatively larger screen as well. iPhone 6 has a 4.7 inch display with a resolution of  1334 x 750 pixels. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S5 has 5.1 inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

The next point is pixel density. Apple iPhone 6 has 326ppi display and Galaxy S5 has 432ppi display.

Hands down, S5 has the best display in the market today, but you will only notice the difference when you compare it with other devices.

Read Also: Did Apple iPhone 6 Plus Steal the Thunder of Galaxy Note Edge?

Operating System

In iPhone 6, you will get iOS 8, the latest OS that belongs to iOS family. According to Apple, this iOS 8 is far better than previous OS. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat, which is also not bad. However, you should note that Android KitKat 4.4.2 is not the latest version of KitKat family. The latest update of Android KitKat is Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

When it comes to no nonsense UI iOS is the best, but if you are looking for more customisations and control then go for S5. If you can root your device and play with various ROMS, then you should definitely consider S5.


You will get Apple A8 chipset along with Dual-Core 1.4 GHz Cyclone CPU and PowerVR GX6650 GPU in Apple iPhone 6. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with Qualcomm MSM8974AC Spandragon 801 chipset along with Quad-Core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU and Adreno 330 GPU.

Both are equally good, when it comes to gaming and daily tasks you will hardly notice the difference.

Samsung S5 comes with multi tasking, if you spend lot of time with your phone this will come in handy one time or the other.

Camera (Imaging)

Apple iPhone 6 has 8 MP of rear camera with autofocus and dual-LED flash. It can capture a photo of 3246 x 2448 pixels. You will also get a 1.2MP of front facing camera in iPhone 6. Samsung Galaxy S5 has 16 MP of rear camera with a resolution of 5312 x 2988 pixels. A 2 MP of front facing camera is also included in this phone.

Nevertheless, you will get better video recording experience in iPhone 6 since it has image stabilization included in video recording as well.


iPhone 6 has 1GB of RAM but you will get 2GB of RAM in Samsung Galaxy S5. Though on paper iPhone RAM may seem low, with the optimised operating system and the absence of bloated apps makes it is as fast as S5 may be even faster. But if you do not want to use any memory card to expand the memory storage of your phone, you can purchase iPhone 6 because you will get it in three different versions i.e. 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. But Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with 16GB or 32GB of internal storage and you can expand this storage up to 128GB using memory card.

Apart from software availability and other regular features, these are the main differences between Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5. If you are talking about similar type of features then there are several stuffs like Apple Way/Google Wallet etc.

So, which is better for you? Do let us know via comment.

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