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OnePlus One vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 – Best smartphone reader’s choice – Mobile Madness 2015

Welcome back to another round of Mobile Madness. Yesterday we saw the BlackBerry Classic take the win against the Sony Xperia Z3. We’re about make our final four selections official, but before we do that we must vote between the OnePlus One and the Samsung Galaxy S6.  Which earns your vote for best smartphone?  Vote below after the spec comparison. Thanks for participating!

 

Samsung Galaxy S6

After months and months of anticipation, leaks, teasers and more, we’ve finally had a chance to sit down and check out Samsung’s brand new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6. It’s the best Galaxy S smartphone Samsung has ever created, at least as far as we can gather from our initial impressions… read more

 

 

OnePlus One

More than half way through this year, and we can already accurately predict which big phones will be on many end-of-year lists. Devices like the Galaxy S5, HTC One (M8) and the LG G3. We’re expecting other high profile phones to hit the market this fall, too, rounding out what will likely be remembered as one of the strongest years in mobile ever.

But there’s another device people are excitedly talking about, a dark horse that’s rising from the smartphone ether, and it’s already showing tremendous promise. Maybe you’ve heard of it? The OnePlus One is this year’s so-called “flagship killer,” and it has many mobile nerds gawking… read the full review

OnePlus - OnePlus One Samsung - Galaxy Note Edge
Display Size 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (401 ppi) 5.6-inch, 1440 x 2560 pixel display (525 ppi)
Resolution X 1080 1440
Resolution Y 1920 2560
Display Type LTPS IPS with TOL Quad HD+ Super AMOLED
Operating System CyanogenMod 11S on Android 4.4 Android 4.4 (at launch)
Processor 2.5GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor
RAM 3GB 3GB
Storage
  • 16GB
  • 64GB
  • 32GB
  • 64GB
External Storage No Yes
Main Camera (Back) 13MP 16MP
Secondary Camera (Front) 5MP 3.7MP
Networks
  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • LTE: Bands: 1/3/4/7/17/38/40
  • WCDMA: Bands: 1/2/4/5/8
  • GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • HSPA+ 42Mbps: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G (LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps) or 4G(LTE Cat 6 300/50Mbps)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.1
Battery 3100 mAh 3000 mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Barometer
  • Geo-Magnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart rate
  • Proximity
  • Hall
  • UV
GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
Height 152.9 mm (6.02 inches) 151.3 mm (5.96 inches)
Width 75.9 mm (2.99 inches) 82.4 mm (3.24 inches)
Depth 8.9 mm (0.35 inches) 8.3 mm (0.33 inches)
Weight 162 g (5.71 oz) 174 g (6.14 oz)
Colors Black, White Black, White
Supported Audio Formats MP3, AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, WMA, FLAC, APE, AAC, WAV MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC
Supported Video Formats MP4, H.263, H.264, RMVB, FLV720P H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8
In The Box N/A N/A

 

 


First Round:

March 11(play-in round) HTC One M9 Vs LG G3
March 12 Winner of the play-in round (HTC One M9) Vs iPhone 6 Plus
March 13 Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Vs Lumia 930-Series
March 14 Moto X (2014) Vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4
March 15 Motorola Droid Turbo Vs BlackBerry Passport
March 16 LG G Flex 2 Vs Sony Xperia Z3
March 17 Nexus 6 Vs BlackBerry Classic
March 18 iPhone 6 Vs OnePlus One
March 19 Galaxy S6 Vs Galaxy Note Edge

Second Round:

March 20 Winner of March 12
(HTC One M9)
Vs Winner of March 13 (Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge)
March 21 Winner of March 14
(Samsung Galaxy Note 4)
Vs Winner of March 15
(BlackBerry Passport)
March 22 Winner of March 16
(Sony Xperia Z3)
Vs Winner of March 17
(BlackBerry Classic)
March 23 Winner of March 18
(OnePlus One)
Vs Winner of March 19
(Samsung Galaxy S6)

Final Four:

March 24-26 Winner of March 20 Vs Winner of March 21
March 26-28 Winner of March 22 Vs Winner of March 23

 

Final:

March 29-31 Winner of March 24-26 Vs Winner of March 26-28
Winner Announced April 1

TechnoBuffalo - Mobile Madness 2015 - round-12


Roy Choi

Roy Choi is a Southern California native. He has been infatuated with technology reviews ever since he bought his first crummy laptop in the summer...

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