Samsung received a satisfaction rating of 81 points out of a possible 100, two points ahead of arch-rival Apple, according to reports.

The data published this week by the American Customer Satisfaction Index saw Samsung taking precedence over Apple in terms of consumer satisfaction despite the latter introduced with great fanfare larger-screen iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones, with 10 million units sold over their first weekend.

According to rankings by Consumer Reports, Samsung Galaxy S5 topped the customer satisfaction report list beating Apple iPhone 6.

Based on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system, the Galaxy S5 sports a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED (1080 x 1920p) display, similar to predecessor Galaxy S4, and is powered by an octa-core processor and 2GB RAM.

The device has 16 GB of internal storage, expandable to 128 GB. It features a 16 MP rear camera and 2.1 MP front-facing camera as well as a 2800mAh battery.

Galaxy S5 also features a finger scanner to offer users a secure, biometric screen-locking feature and a safe mobile payment experience. The device comes with S Health, a personal fitness tracker.

Meanwhile, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is priced at Rs 53,500 for the 16GB variant, Rs 62,500 for the 64GB variant, and Rs 71,500 for the 128GB variant.

The iPhone 6 has a new 4.7-inch 750x1334-pixel screen and has been upgraded with high-speed Wi-Fi 802.11ac support and support the TD 2300 LTE band used in India.

iPhone 6 has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel front camera, with improved sensors.

The phone features the new Apple A8 processor and a motion co-processor labelled M8. Apple promises that both device will provide better battery life than the iPhone 5s.