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OnePlus 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 – Top Specs, Features and Software Comparison

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The “2016 flagship killer” this is title given to the new OnePlus 2 device. As soon as the device was released, 1 million invite requests have been sent out. On the other side, we have the galaxy S6 which is also a new device released by Samsung. Keep on reading to find out which of these two flagship devices have the best features and other key specs.

Design & measurements

With 9.85 mm and tipping the scale at 175 grams, the OnePlus 2 device is a pretty study one. The Galaxy S6 on the other hand measures 6.8 mm and weighs 138 grams. There is a vast array or material choices for the back of the OnePlus 2 device out there, not to mention the lovely natural wood selection. Both devices have a metal frame included in the overall design, but the S6 one also comes protected by Gorilla Glass 4 and you have the following hues available: blue shades white and black as well as gold.

Display, processor &storage options:         

  1. The OnePlus 2 :
  • a 5.5 inch LCD screen
  • full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels(401 ppi)
  • 8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset
  • 3GB and 4GB RAM choices
  • Storage choices: 16GBand 64GB, which can not be further expanded
  1. Samsung Galaxy S6
  • sports a 5.1 inch Super AMOLED display
  • a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels (577 ppi)
  • Exynos 7420 octa-core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • Storage choices: 32GB, 64GB and 128GB, again not expandable ones.

OS, software & price tag : 

The OnePlus 2 device functions on customized Oxygen which is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, whilst the Galaxy S6 device operates on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop (plus TouchWiz UX)

Camera & Battery Life Span

The OnePlus 2 houses a 13MP back camera as well as a 5MP front one whereas the Samsung Galaxy S6 has a bigger 16 MP back one and the same 5 MP front camera unit. Samsung’s device is popular because of the great quality photos which can be taken in pretty petty light condition.

As far as the battery is concerned, the OnePlus 2 comes with a 3,300mAh one which is not detachable whilst the Galaxy S6 has a 2,550mAh again not detachable. However, the latter device has wireless charging courtesy of the glass back cover.

If you want to get your hands on the newest 2016 flagship killer, prices begin at $329 (contract free) whilst the Galaxy S6 will cost you $199 if you sign a 2 year contract.