• 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3500 mAh
  • 5.7" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Exynos 7420 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge

Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
ProductGalaxy S6 Active (2015), Price: 249 USD at AmazonGalaxy Note 5 (2015), Price: 495 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED 5.7" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary) +OIS
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
  • Exynos 7420 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
Battery3500 mAh3000 mAh, Wireless Charging
DesignIP Rating, 170g (6oz), 146.8x73.4x8.6 mm (5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches)IP Rating, 171g (6oz), 153.2x76.1x7.6 mm (6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$249$495
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"5.7"
Display/Body Ratio66.5%76.8%
Resolution2560x14402560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)576 PPI515 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
Megapixel16-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.9
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • HDR Video
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/120fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3500 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
Talk Time24 hours22 hours
Music Playback Time57 hours64 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
Processor BrandSamsungSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7420 OctaExynos 7420
Processor ModelExynos 7420
Processor # Cores48
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHzquad-core 1.5 & quad-core 2.1 GHz
RAM Options3GB4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB64GB
Memory Card TypeNoneNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.0.2Android 5.1.1
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT9 452 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.19 W/Kg1.53 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.58 W/Kg1.28 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.48 W/Kg0.45 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.42 W/Kg0.58 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S6 ActiveGalaxy Note 5
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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