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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 (Video)

By Michael Fisher April 10, 2015, 1:09 pm

We’ve given the Galaxy S6 the full review treatment, so you already know how impressed we are with Samsung’s 2015 flagship. But if you’re trying to save some money on your next Samsung phone, you might be wondering what you’ll be missing if you opt for last year’s model instead.

In short: better industrial design, better feel-in-hand, a higher-resolution display, a brighter low-light camera, and a boatload of improved secondary features. That almost makes it seem like a slam dunk in the Galaxy S6’s favor, but hold on a second. You’ll also be giving up a lot of the stuff that made the Galaxy S5 (and, until recently, Samsung phones in general) special. Namely: MicroSD expansion and a removable battery. Plus, the S5 might’ve been a fugly beast, but at least it made up for its stylistic shortcomings with water and dust resistance. The S6, beautiful as it is, is a much more delicate jewel.

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It might seem like I’m trying to say that which phone is the better fit for you will depend on your lifestyle. It might sound like that. But you’ll have to watch our full Galaxy S6 vs S5 comparison video to see if that’s the case … and while you’re in a video-watching mood, maybe it wouldn’t hurt to brush up on our full Galaxy S6 review video either. Just in case you’re looking for the whole picture or something. Dig?

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