iPhone 6s Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 [Specs And Features Comparison]

Here’s a side-by-side comparison between Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5. If you’re torn between the two of the most popular 2015 flagship smartphones, the comparison below should give you a idea on which one to get.

The iPhone 6s Plus and Galaxy Note 5 are both large, beautifully crafted pieces of hardware that some people like to call “phablet” genre of devices. You could be forgiven for taking a quick glance at each phone and make comparisons between the two based on size and pure visual appearance. The fact is that while they do have undeniable similarities, they both have astronomical differences under the hood and in the features they provide, and below we take a look at these differences in side-by-side specs and features comparison.


Both are available right now to purchase. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 starts at around the $700 mark for 32GB unlocked and SIM-free option. The iPhone 6s Plus, on the other hand, costs $749 for 16GB unlocked and SIM-free model.

Check out the full technical specification chart below to compare every aspect of the two devices.

Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5:

iP6s vs GN5

Apple iPhone 6s Plus feature highlights:

  • iOS 9
  • Pressure sensitive display called 3D Touch.
  • Front camera has flash called Retina Flash.
  • Rear camera can shoot Live Photos.
  • Has 128GB storage option.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 feature highlights:

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Quad HD display.
  • Has a built-in heart rate sensor.
  • Comes with a stylus called S Pen.
  • Has Qi wireless charging capabilities.

As you can see from the specs and feature highlights above, both smartphones are powerful and solid in their own right. As for which one should you get? That totally depends on which platform and ecosystem you are tied into. Also since both smartphones are brand new, with Note 5 being released only in the month of August and iPhone 6s Plus being released in September, any phone you buy now should easily last you two years. Really, you can’t go wrong with either.

So which one are you planning to get? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.


Real-world speed test between iPhone 6s Plus and Galaxy Note 5: iPhone 6s Plus With 2GB RAM Smokes Galaxy Note 5 With 4GB RAM In Real-World Speed Test [Video].

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