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Smartphone Battle: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 vs iPhone 6 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One (M9) Hima vs iPhone 6 Plus

In the last few days of 2014, there are a flurry of leaks swirl about the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9, which definitely arouse the whopping curiosity of the mobile phone trendsetters. They seemingly can't wait to snatch at the mysterious new phones for 2015, for iPhone 6 Plus has already become the old toy. Now that many a phone buff becomes so interested in the upcoming smartphones, here I gather all the trustworthy rumors related, and compare the current iPhone 6 Plus with Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 with a desire to help you have a clear understanding about the three sought-after phones.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 vs iPhone 6 Plus-Design

As 2014 draws to a close, it marks the beginning of intense speculation on next-generation flagship smartphones coming in 2015. Beyond doubt, in 2014, Apple iPhone 6/6 Plus is the biggest winner in the smartphones battle. Will the upcoming 2015 be still dominated by Apple iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone 6S? I bet no one can give you a sure answer. Maybe from our detailed comparison among Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 and iPhone 6 Plus, you will get some clues. Let's first start with the design comparison.

Primarily, we've gotta hand it to Apple iPhone 6 Plus, which I believe definitely inspires a greater sense of you toying with something truly high-end compared with Galaxy series and HTC phones. And different from before, Apple iPhone 6 Plus is the first one to expand its body with a 5.5-inch display. Meanwhile, with merely 172 g (6.07 oz) weight and fingerprint sensor (Touch ID), you can hassle-free enjoy multimedia life on your iPhone 6 Plus without any burden.

Compared with iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S6 finally ditches the utilitarian plastic build and removable battery of previous Samsung flagship phones. They arrive at the smartphone party dressed in sharp metal lines and plenty of glass. And the HTC One M9 improves on the One iconic design and is an Android phone that easily slides into your pocket without any worries of bending or breaking, especially when US customers have worry-free coverage.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 vs iPhone 6 Plus-Display

Once the comparison among iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 begun, how could we miss the display comparison? Compared with Galaxy A7, Samsung Galaxy is reported that it sports with a 5.1-inch 1440 x 2560 pixels Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that is great for playing Hollywood movies, so as to compete with flagship iPhone 6 Plus, etc. And HTC One M9 will reportedly boast a 5.0-inch 1080 x 1920 pixels Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen.

No matter the current iPhone 6/6 Plus, the upcoming Galaxy S6 or the HTC One M8 successor, all of them have an amazing display for you to enjoy movies, videos, songs thereon. If you wanna playback your downloaded YouTube 1080P, 4K UHD videos on your iPhone 6/6 Plus, Galaxy S6, or HTC One M9, the top-notch MacX Video Converter Pro is one in a million to aid you converting any video/movie to your iPhone 6/ 6 Plus, Galaxy Note 4/S5/S6, HTC One M8/M9, Sony Xpexia Z4/3, etc. with 83X faster speed and original quality kept.

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 vs iPhone 6 Plus-Hardware

Speaking of the hardware, Galaxy S6, HTC One M9 and Sony Xperia Z4, as the 2015 top smartphones, will definitely tower above their rival iPhone 6 Plus. Is it true? Let facts talk for themselves. Samsung Galaxy S6 is believed as quite a beast in the 2015 new phones market, with all of the latest specs and features, the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop operating system, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 processor, along with Mali-T760 GPU, which challenges its opponent iPhone 6 Plus' iOS 8 OS, Dual-core 1.4 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based) CPU and PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics) GPU.

HTC also joins the smartphone battle between Samsung and Apple, which lists HTC One M9 as having a Android 5.0.x Lollipop OS, powered by Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57 processor and Adreno 430 GPU.

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 vs iPhone 6 Plus-Camera

Moving on, this part we focus on the camera comparison among iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9.


Samsung Galaxy S6

HTC One M9

iPhone 6 Plus

Camera Primary

16 MP

20.7 MP

8 MP

Camera Secondary

5 MP front

4 MP front

1.2 MP front

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 vs iPhone 6 Plus-Battery

Now we go in-depth with the battery life most users care a lot.


Samsung Galaxy S6 

HTC One M9

iPhone 6 Plus


2915 mAh

2840 mAh

2915 mAh


384 h (3G)

391 h (2G)/402 h (3G)

384 h (3G)

Talk time

24 h (3G)

25 h 20 min (2G)/21 h 50 min (3G)

24 h (3G)

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Conclusion: All the above comparison among Galaxy S6, iPhone 6 Plus and HTC One M9 are based on the specs we get right now. It's too early to reach the conclusion on which one is better just based on the numbers and specs. And whether the Samsung 2015 new smartphone Galaxy S6, or the HTC One M9, iPhone 6 Plus is better, it's totally counting on your personal needs and favors. We just give your some detailed comparison for your reference.

How to Playback Videos/DVD Movies on iPhone 6 Plus/Galaxy S6/HTC One M9?

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Author: Abby Poole | Updated on Dec 26, 2019

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