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Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge XAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)21Points
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16PointsSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix X
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)21 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)vsGalaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.0
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+6.59"29%
Larger screen
vs5.1"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+1/1.72" inches51%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 24MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps16 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh131%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+30W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
128GB (100GB available)vs+128GB (120GB available)20%
More internal storage for applications and files
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+132 grams (4.62 ounces)82%
Lighter
9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)41%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels46%
Higher resolution screen
391 PPIvs+576 PPI47%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

22 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
+15 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
ModelROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (8GB RAM)AT&T Galaxy S6 Edge G925A, Samsung Zero
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2020April, 2015
Depth9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)70.1 x 142.1 millimeters (2.76 x 5.59 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)132 grams (4.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650ARM Mali-T760 MP8
RAM memory8GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (120GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.59" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~72% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI576 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 4
Display features144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4.1" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.34µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Green, White, Gold
- Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice natural language
- OneDrive 115GB
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925A 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.55W/kg (head) | 1.25W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.328W/kg (head) | 0.293W/kg (body)
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