Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Review and Specifications
Samsung launched their latest android smartphone Samsung Galaxy S6 Active in India with attractive specifications. The phone is running on Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop) OS with TouchWiz UI. The phone is powered by Samsung’s own SoC Exynos 7420. It has integrated 1.5 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53 + 2.1 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A57 (Total Octa core) and Mali-T760 GPU. The Octa core processor can process your multitasking datas in in lightning speed. The dedicated Mali-T760 GPU will help you to play HD videos and games without delay. The phone has 3GB RAM for processor data acceleration. Samsung added accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 and fingerprint sensor in this phone. The fingerprint sensor is certified by PayPal.
OS, hardware and RAM
|Operating System (OS)||Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop) OS with TouchWiz UI|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53 & 2.1 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A57|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, Fingerprint sensor|
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active will support Nano SIM card’s. It will work on 2G, 3G and 4G networks. It can provide up to 42.2Mbps download and 5.76Mbps upload speed in 3G network. The Cat 6 4G LTE network can provide up to 300Mbps download speed and 50Mbps upload speed while internet browsing.
|SIM Type||Nano SIM|
|Mobile Network||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|Internet Speed||HSDPA 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE 300/50 Mbps|
Display and camera
The phone has 5 Inches Full HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolutions and 576 PPI pixels density. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It has 16MP rear and 5MP front camera. The rear camera features, LED flash, autofocus, OIS, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama, 2160p@30fps video recording. Front camera is useful to capture selfie images and video calling. It features, 1080p@30fps, dual video call and Auto HDR.
|Display Size and resolutions||5.1 Inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels resolutions, 576 PPI|
|Display technology||Full HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Rear camera||16 MP|
|Front camera||5 MP|
Storage and local connectivity
Three storage variants of this phone is available (32/64/128 GB). There is no microSD card slot for storage expansion. For connectivity solutions, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Infrared and microUSB ports. The microUSB port will support MHL and USB Host facility. The integrated A-GPS receiver will support GLONASS facility.
|Inbuilt Storage||32/64/128 GB Variants|
|MicroSD card Support||No|
|Physical Connectivity /USB||microUSB v2.0 with MHL and USB Host support|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Navigation||A-GPS with GLONASS|
Battery, dimensions, multi-media and preinstalled applications
Samsung used 3500 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery to power the phone. It measures 5.78 x 2.90 x 0.35 inches dimensions and 138 grams weight. The phone is IP67 certified dust and water resistant. It can also prevent salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock.
|Battery capacity||3500 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery|
|Dimension||5.78 x 2.90 x 0.35 inches|
|Water proof||IP67 certified dust and water resistant; salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant|
|Supported audio file formats||MP3, AAC, WMA, AMR|
|Supported video file formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV|
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Price in India on 02 January 2017 is Rs. 45,499/- Approx