Samsung has unveiled the new flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona in March. Samsung new devices are great in terms of Design and Specifications. Samsung has used Gorilla Glass 4 for the front and rear glass surface and metallic frame on the edges to give smartphone a whole new look and design.
Update (India, 27/Mar/2015) – – Samsung S6 and S6 edge is now available in India. You can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung Galaxy S6 from Amazon and it will be delivered to your doorsteps around 10th – April-2015.
Update 10-04-2015 – Samsung Galaxy S6 went on sale today in India, now the galaxy S6 is available with all major online retailers like Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal and Infibeam.
The Samsung S6 Edge 32 GB is Priced at 58,900 while the 64 GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is priced at Rs. 64,900.
The Samsung S6 Edge 32 GB is Priced at 49,900 while the 64 GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is priced at Rs. 55,900.
Samsung Launch Event In Barcelona and Samsung S6 and S6 Edge Comparison
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
The smartphone boasts of the 14 nm processor which is going to be extremely fast and will support the 64 Bit architecture. While it is interesting to note that the current flagship processor in the HTC M9 is Snapdragon 810 which is manufactured using 20 nm process. Initially there were reports that Samsung ditched the Snapdragon 810 processor due to heating issues.
While now we can assume Samsung would have preferred it’s own Exynos 7420 for both the Samsung Flagship smartphones. Samsung has raised the specs bar yet again with launch of Samsung Galaxy S6.
Both the smartphones S6 and S6 edge runs on Exynos 7420 – Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53.
Samsung has included the LP DDR4 3GB Ram on both the devices which makes them extremely fast. LP DDR4 RAM is a significantly faster ram compared to the current generation of RAM we see in the modern smartphones. Both the models will be available in 32/64/128 GB storage variants.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 has 5.1 inch super Amoled display with (70.7% screen-to-body ratio) and world’s highest PPI with 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution. (~577 ppi pixel density).
There is no micro SD slot on these smartphones because of which Samsung has upped the storage capacity.
Samsung has positioned the speaker now at the bottom side of the smartphone and claims that it is 1.5 times louder compared to the current generation smartphones.
The design of the smartphone is a far cry from the earlier version the galaxy S5. The smartphone is very light and weighs 138 grams (Samsung Galaxy S6) & 132 grams only for the Samsung S6 edge. The whole metallic frame is really gorgeous and specially the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge looks really beautiful.
The battery size has been reduced on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and it is 2550 mAh while on the Galaxy S6 edge the battery capacity is 2600 mAh. Despite reduction of the battery capacity Samsung’s new 14 Nm processor Exynos 7420 is expected to be highly energy efficient with big.Little ARM architecture which uses the lower clocked cores for simpler tasks to reduce battery usage.
Picture Gallery Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
Specs Comparison Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
|Smartphone Name/Specs||Samsung Galaxy S6||Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge|
|Dimensions||143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm||142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm|
|Display||5.1 inch AMOLED, 1440 x 2560 pixels||5.1 inch AMOLED, 1440 x 2560 pixels|
|Pixel Density||577 PPI||577 PPI|
|Front Camera||Yes, 5 MP with Flash||Yes, 5 MP with Flash|
|Rear Camera||16 MP, OIS, Autofocus, Dual LED flash||16 MP, OIS, Autofocus, Dual LED flash|
|UI||Samsung TouchWiz||Samsung TouchWiz|
|Connectivity||microUSB, Bluetooth, NFC,dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, 4G||microUSB, Bluetooth, NFC,dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS, 4G|
|Battery||2550 mAh||2600 mAh|
|RAM||3 GB LP DDR4||3 GB LP DDR4|
|Storage||32/64/128 GB,||32/64/128 GB,|
|Processor, RAM, Graphics||Exynos 7420 – Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T760||Exynos 7420 – Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T760|
|Operating System,||Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)||Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)|
|Weight||138 grams||132 grams|
|Thickness||6.8 mm||7.0 mm|
|4G & 3G support||Yes 4G LTE||Yes 4G LTE|
|Further OS Updates||Yes Most Likely||Yes Most Likely|
|Design and Looks||Sturdy metallic Design and Far Cry from S5||Sturdy metallic Design and Far Cry from S5|
|Finger Print Scanner||Yes||Yes|
The Samsung Galaxy S6 is expected to be priced above Rs. 50,000 and S6 edge will be even more expensive.
Other than the above specs Samsung has also added the Samsung Pay and S health to the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. We expect Samsung to launch S6 in India somewhere in mid April 2015.
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