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Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A) vs Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 5G vs Apple iPhone 6S Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 6S Plus XSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)32Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsApple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 5G X
Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Dual

2750
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)

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!

Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)vsiPhone 6S Plus (128GB)4 Advantages Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core107%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.84GHz 64bit Dual-Core
+12GB LPDDR55 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR4
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1440x3200 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+566 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+6.2"13%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.76" inches70%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 10MP99%
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)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)52%
More apps available to download and use
vs2300000 apps (App Store)
+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
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh45%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2750 mAh
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+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
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
UFS 3.0vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

25 Common items in both devices
128GB (104GB available) / 128GB (114GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
ModelGalaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Other model namesサムスンGalaxy S20 SM-G981D (Snapdragon, 12GB RAM) - NTT DoCoMoiPhone 6s Plus A1634, iPhone 6s Plus A1687 CDMA, iPhone 6s+
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release date3/6/20209/25/2015, Announced: 9/9/2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)77.9 x 158.2 millimeters (3.07 x 6.23 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
System versionAndroid 10iOS 9.0
Firmware updateAndroid 11iOS 15
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (SM8250) (7nm)64bit - Apple A9 (APL1022) (16nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1.84GHz Dual-Core Twister
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 (250-587MHz)PowerVR GT7600 (6-core, 650MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredBasemark OS II: 2261 (2.0)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR52GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (114GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)566 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Sapphire Glass
Display features120Hz
HDR10+
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900, CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6
A1634 model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
A1687 model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens29mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.264, H.265, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2750 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy20 hours24 hours (1 day)
Standbyfeature not registered384 hours (16 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Colors: Silver, Gold, Space Gray, Rose Gold
- Oleophobic coating
- Touch ID v2
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- 3D Touch display
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- NFC Apple Pay only (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SC-51A)Apple iPhone 6S Plus (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.596W/kg (head), 1.318W/kg (body)1.12W/kg (head), 1.14W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.488W/kg (head), 1.593W/kg (body)0.93W/kg (head), 0.98W/kg (body)
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