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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S5: Spec comparison

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Last updated: March 1st, 2015 at 20:54 UTC+02:00

The Galaxy S5 was a well-rounded smartphone, but it was only a minor iteration over the Galaxy S4 despite a slew of new features. With the Galaxy S6, Samsung is offering a considerable upgrade over its last Galaxy S flagship in terms of the design and feel, but when it comes to the specifications, what exactly are the changes between the S6 and the Galaxy S5?

Well, the Galaxy S6 has a lot of upgrades on the hardware side, and you check out what the major differences are in the spec comparison table below. We;ll be coming up with a more detailed comparison later this week, so stay tuned to SamMobile for all the scoop on Samsung’s latest flagship.

Galaxy S6 Galaxy S5
Dimensions 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm, 138g 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm, 145g
Display 5.1-inch, 2560×1440 pixels, 557 ppi, Gorilla Glass 4 5.1-inch, 1920×1080 pixels, 432 ppi, Gorilla Glass 3
Processor 64-bit Exynos 7420, 14nm Exynos 5422/Snapdragon 801, 28nm, 32-bit
Memory 3GB LPDDR4 RAM 2GB LPDDR3 RAM
Rear camera 16-megapixel, f1.9, OIS, Real-time HDR, 4K video 16-megapixel ISOCELL, f2.2, 4K video
Front camera 5-megapixel, f1.9 2-megapixel
Internal storage 32/64/128GB 16GB
Expandable storage None microSD up to 128GB
Battery 2,550 mAh, wireless charging, Fast Charge 2,800 mAh
Software Android 5.0.2 Android 4.4.2
Phone Galaxy S5Galaxy S6
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