Tuesday , October 24 2017

2015 Flagship comparisons – G4 vs M9 vs S6 vs OP2 vs X Style

Comparison
The past 24 hours have seen two more flagships added to the list of premium flagship devices available on the market, the OnePlus 2 and the Motorola Moto X Style. We’ve tallied up the specs as best we can from announcements from the companies and we’ve thrown them all in a fairly easy to read table for you to check out and see which you think is for you. So, without further ado – the specs:

  LG G4 HTC One M9 Samsung Galaxy S6 / Edge OnePlus 2 Motorola Style
Screen 5.5″ Quad HD 5.0″ Full HD 5.1″ Quad HD 5.5″ Full HD 5.7″ Quad HD
Resolution 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD) 1920 x 1080 (1080p) 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD) 1920 x 1080 (1080p) 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD)
Display IPS Quantum Display Super LCD 3 Super AMOLED LCD LCD
PPI 538 PPI 441 PPI 577 PPI 401 PPI 520 PPI
Processor Qualcomm
Snapdragon 808
64-bit Hex-Core
with X10 LTE
Qualcomm
Snapdragon 810
64-bit Octa-Core
Exynos
7420
64-bit Octa-Core
Qualcomm
Snapdragon 810
64-bit Octa-core
Qualcomm
Snapdragon 808
64-bit Hex-Core
with Motorola Mobile Computing System
Cores 2 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 +
4 x 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
4 x 2.0 GHz +
4 x 1.5GHz
Quad 2.1 GHz +
Quad 1.5 Ghz
Quad-core Cortex-A53 + 4x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 2 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A57 +
4 x 1.44 GHz Cortex-A53
RAM 3GB 3GB 3GB
LPDDR4
3GB/4GB
LPDDR4
3GB
Storage 32GB 32GB 32/64/128GB 16/64GB 16GB/32GB/64GB
MicroSD Yes, up to 2TB Yes, up to 2 TB No No Yes
Rear Camera 16MP 20MP 16MP 13MP 21MP
Aperture f/1.8 f/2.2 f/1.9 f/2.0 f/2.0
OIS Hardware OIS 2.0 Software Hardware OIS Yes No
Flash Single LED Dual LED Dual LED Dual LED Dual LED
HDR Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
RAW Yes No No
Auto-focus Yes, laser Yes Yes Yes, Laser Yes, Phase Detect
Sensor size 1/2.6″ 1/2.4″ 1/3.06″
Other Variable White balance
Front Camera 8MP 4MP
HTC UltraPixel™
5MP 5MP 5 MP
1.4um pixel for better low light
Flash
Aperture f/2.0 f/2.0 f/1.9 f/2.0
Features UXGesture Shot
Gesture View
Front Facing Soft Light
BSI sensor
1080p video recording
HDR
1440p video recording
Dual video call
HDR
4K resolution video
Slow Motion: 720p video at 120fps
4K video (30fps)
Slow Motion video
Video HDR (1080p and 4K)
Night & Burst Mode
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
2.4/5GHz
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
2.4/5GHz
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
2.4/5GHz
HT80 MIMO(2×2) 620Mbps
802.11 b/g/n(2.4GHz)
802.11a/n/ac(5GHz)
802.11a/g/b/n/ac + MIMO
Bluetooth 4.1 BLE 4.1 BLE 4.1 BLE 4.1 BLE 4.1 BLE
NFC Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Video Output 4K Slimport HDMI MHL 3.0 No
USB 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
Infra Red Yes Yes Yes No No
Location GPS, A-GPS, Glonass GPS, A-GPS, Glonass GPS, A-GPS, Glonass GPS, GLONASS GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
4G LTE FDD Bands 700, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 26, 28 Eu/India: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
US: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17
B1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 25, 28, 40, 41
4G LTE TDD Bands To be clarified 38, 40, 41 40 38/40/41
3G UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz 2100, 1900, 900, 850 MHz, AWS EU/India: 1, 2, 5, 8
US: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8
800, 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
2G GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 850, 900, 1800, 1900MHz 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
Sensors TBA Ambient light
Proximity
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Compass
Magnetic
Sensor Hub
Ambient light
Proximity
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Compass
Magnetic
Barometer
Hall
Heart Rate
Ambient light
Proximity
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Compass
Fingerprint Scanner No No Yes Yes No
Wireless Charging Yes No Yes
Built-in, WPC1.1 (4.6W) and PMA 1.0 (4.2W)
No No
Built-in No
Requires compatible flip cover
Yes No No
Standard To be clarified WPC1.1 (4.6W)
PMA 1.0 (4.2W)
No No
Android Android 5.1 with LG UX 4.0 Android 5.0 with Sense 7.0 Android 5.0 with Touchwiz Android 5.1 with OxygenOS Android 5.1.1
Battery 3,000 mAh
removable
2,840 mAh
sealed
2,550 mAh
sealed
(2,600 mAh in S6 Edge)
3,300 mAh
sealed
3,000 mAh
sealed
Dimensions 148.9 x 76.1 x 6.3-9.8 mm Ceramic
148.9 x 76.1 x 6.3-10.1mm Leather
144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8mm (S6)
142.1 x 70.1 x 7.0mm (S6 Edge)
151.8 x 74.9 x 9.85 mm 153.9 x 76.2 x 6.1 – 11.06 mm
Weight 155 grams (Ceramic)
157 grams (Leather)
157 grams 138 grams (S6), 132 grams (S6 Edge) 175 grams 179 grams
 

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10 Comments on "2015 Flagship comparisons – G4 vs M9 vs S6 vs OP2 vs X Style"

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No Z3 variant?

vijay alapati
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vijay alapati

Poor Sony

TheBagging Man
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TheBagging Man

usb c and the size deters me from moto x. will probably stick with my gen 2 and wait to see what the nexus and z4 compact bring to the table or wait till htc m10 next year. Phones getting wayyy to big these days grrrrr

AdobeWanKenobi
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AdobeWanKenobi

That new Moto X is basically the size of a Galaxy Note now.

Why do manufacturers keep thinking we want big phones?

Tony Soprano
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Tony Soprano

Because some people do. Just not everyone obviously.

Member

And the people who do want bigger phones, make themselves heard more loudly and vote with their wallets. Sadly, the alternatives for compact phones is just a drop in the vast ocean.

Tony Soprano
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Tony Soprano

Yes, I’m starting to wonder if my 5.1 inch Xperia is all that it’s made out to be. I think if I could have the perfect sized fine, it’d be around the 4.5-4.7 inch mark. The Z3 compact looks pretty perfect, although I fear bad things are headed Sony’s way in terms of business. I’m probably switching brands whenever I decide to upgrade.

Will Dutton
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Will Dutton

Damn, reading that I think I should get a G4 to replace my N5 master race

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whitelunchbag

I was all set for the Moto X, to replace my cracked screen HTC M8 until I saw the Micro USB input at the bottom…

Marné Prinsloo
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Marné Prinsloo

I’m a little sad the Moto X Style does not have OIS, but not a dealbreaker.

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