Samsung Galaxy S6 Review and Specifications
Samsung launched their latest flagship Samsung Galaxy S6 with attractive specifications and design. The phone is running on latest Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop) OS with TouchWiz User Interface. The phone is powered by Exynos 7420 chipset, which has integrated 1.5 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53 + 2.1 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A57 processor (Octa core) and Mali-T760 GPU. It has 3GB LPDDR4 RAM for data acceleration. Samsung added many sensors in this phone for better user experience. It has accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate and fingerprint sensor. The fingerprint sensor is certified by PayPal. The phone is packed with “Samsung Pay” mobile payment service, which has certified by Visa and MasterCard.
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|
|RAM||3 GB LPDDR4|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate, Fingerprint sensor|
Mobile network, SIM and Internet
Samsung Galaxy S6 is coming with 4G LTE network support. It will work on Quad band GSM (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz), Quad band WCDMA (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz) and Penta band LTE (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz) network. Samsung offering up to 42.2Mbps download speed and 5.76Mbps upload speed in 3G data network. It can also provide up to 300 Mbps download speed and 50Mbps upload speed in 4G Network.
|SIM Type||Nano SIM|
|Mobile Network||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz|
|Internet Speed||HSDPA 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE: 300 Mbps down/50 Mbps up|
Display and camera
The phone has 5.1 Inches Quad HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2560 Pixels resolutions and 577 PPI Pixels resolutions. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Samsung used 16MP rear and 5MP front camera. Camera features, LED flash, autofocus, OIS, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama, dual-video recording, dual video call and 2160p@30fps video recording.
|Display Size and resolutions||5.1 Inches, 1440 x 2560 Pixels resolutions, 577 PPI|
|Display technology||Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Protection|
|Rear camera||16 MP|
|Front camera||5 MP|
Storage and local connectivity
Samsung offers 32/64/128 GB Storage variants of this phone. There is no microSD card slot. The phone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, Infrared and microUSB connectivity for local data transferring and sharing. It has A-GPS connectivity for location positioning.
|Inbuilt Storage||32/64/128 GB Storage variants|
|MicroSD card Support||No|
|Physical Connectivity /USB||microUSB v2.0 with USB Host support and MHL|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.1 with A2DP, LE, apt-X Profiles|
|Navigation||A-GPS with GLONASS|
Battery, dimensions, multi-media and preinstalled applications
Samsung used 2550 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery in this phone with Wireless charging support. The phone measures 5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches dimensions and 138 grams weight. The phone back panel is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The phone is beautifully crafted from Metal and Glass. It has Pre-installed Microsoft OneDrive 115GB app for 2 years and S Health 4.0.
|Battery capacity||2550 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery with Wireless charging support|
|Dimension||5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches|
|Back panel||Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel Protection|
|Supported audio file formats||MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Supported video file formats||MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM, VP9|
|Available colors||White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz|
Samsung Galaxy S6 Price in India on 02 January 2017 is Rs. 49,900/-