OnePlus 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge : two mighty smartphones fight it out but who clinches the top spot?

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It’s the battle of flagships!

As the much anticipated OnePlus 2 makes its way to lucky users, Samsung has yet again release another addition to their Galaxy S6 flagship linethe new Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+.

Take a look at how the two smartphones fare against each other. Is next really now, or will the OnePlus 2 prove to be the “killer” that it claims to be?

Design and Hardware

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ sports a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with stunning 2560 x 1440 Quad HD resolution. As its branding name states, the Galaxy S6 edge+ has the iconic dual curved display, one of the most identifiable assets of the edge series of devices by Samsung. It features a glass back made out Corning Gorilla Glass back panel.

The Galaxy S6 edge+ comes with an embedded fingerprint sensor, too.

The OnePlus 2, meanwhile, comes slightly smaller at only 5.5-inches wide display, with 1080 x 1920 HD resolution. It has a fingerprint sensor equipped on it, too.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ runs under a quad-core Exynos 7420 chip, and packs a massive 4GB worth of LPDR4 RAM and as well as two variants of 16/32GB internal storage capacity. Just like other recent releases from Samsung, the Galaxy S6 edge does not have support for an external microSD expansion.

As for the camera, a 16 megapixels rear-facing camera and a 5 megapixels front snapper for selfies and video calling is available. Both cameras have an f/1.9 aperture.

It is powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery, with Fast Charging and Fast Wireless Charging feature.

The OnePlus 2, on the other hand, runs under a “cooler than ever” Snapdragon 810 v2.1 chip, with an Adreno 430 GPU; an option between 16GB and 64GB of internal memory will be available, along with a 3GB and 4GB worth of RAM, respectively; a 13MP rear-facing camera with the ability to record videos of up to 2K resolution, and a 5MP front-facing camera that can record HD videos at the rate of 30 frames per second, and all powered by a 3300mAh non-removable battery.

Software

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top of it. Meanwhile, the OnePlus 2 runs on Oxygen OS, a custom OS that is largely based on Android. However, users have reported that the OnePlus 2 had problems running some apps, with some apps not able to run at all.