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Samsung finally unveiled its two new premium smartphones, including the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 5 and the larger version of its Galaxy S6 Edge, called the Galaxy S6 Edge+ at the company's unboxing event happened on August 13 in New York City.
While the Galaxy Note 5 is the company's top of the line product under its uber premium Note range, the Galaxy S6 Edge+ is the company new iteration in the Galaxy S series of flag bearers, but with edged display design, gives it an edge over its competitors.
Both the phones pack in high end specifications and are designed not ony to look but also feel premium.
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Considering that Samsung and Apple are arch rivals and compete head-to-head in the premium segment, it is obvious that these two new Samsung smartphones will be pitted against the Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, which have are beasts in their own sense.
Here we compare the two sets of phones, and found 7 ways in which the Samsung nailed it with its brand new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, over Apple's iPhone 6 and its bigger variant.
Bigger display with higher resolution
Both the Samsung's new smartphones come with 5.7-inch displays which are larger than the iPhone 6 and 6s displays. Users get more screen space to type, watch content, doodle, enjoy the muti-window feature, and do more.
More options to 'Pay'
Samsung's new smartphones come with the company's very own Pay service to take on Apples Pay. However, Samsung Pay seems more user friendly due to its compatibility with magnetic stripe card readers, while Apple's Pay service requires retailers to install compatible equipment and works only with NFC.
S-Pen on Note 5
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 comes with an updated S Pen that brings new features along. The S Pen comes with a button for better usability of the stylus. Also, you can use Samsung's stylus to doodle on screen even when the display is turned off.
Hidden windows accommodating Shortcut to apps
Samsung's new Galaxy Note 5 as well as S6 Edge+ smartphones lets users add shortcuts to favorite apps in a narrow window that can be swiped out from the right side of the display.
Moreover, Samsung smartphones supports Android's widgets feature that also users to add interactive icons of several apps to their home screen. The iPhone users don't have it yet.
YouTube video streaming
Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones lets users live-stream videos from phones to YouTube using the native camera app. So you can simply record a video and then stream it on YouTube via your Samsung phone.
Multi-tasking with multiple window support
Samsung's Galaxy Note 5, like its predecessors, allow users to open multiple windows simultaneously using the Multi-Window feature. Apple is yet to introduce this feature to its iPhones.
The Power of Wireless charging
Samsung's new Galaxy Note and S6 Edge+ phones support wireless charging, while Apple iPhone do not come with such a feature.