We were expecting some correction for the Samsung Galaxy S6 in India. The 32 GB Black Model of Samsung Galaxy S6 is now available on Amazon.in for Rs. 43,900. The earlier price for the smartphone was Rs. 49,999. Flipkart has also reduced the price of a Samsung Galaxy S6 Gold,Platinum model (32 GB) to Rs. 40,500. Samsung has been doing the price drop for the flagship models after 2-3 months of launch. Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge were revealed in the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on 26 March 2015.
Article Updated – 8 June 2015
Samsung Started the sale for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge on 10th April 2015 and just after a month has passed the price has been dropped by Rs. 9,000. This is a steep price cut and the buyers may be thinking now if they could have waited for a little longer they would have got a better deal on the new Samsung Galaxy S6.
Samsung is also offering a free wireless charger with the Galaxy S6 which costs around Rs. 2,999 if purchased from OEM. The free charger is available for all buyers who purchase the Samsung S6 and then register it between 1st May to 31st May 2015.
Samsung S6 Black 32 GB Price on Amazon India Price Rs. 40,500
The Key Specs for the Samsung Galaxy S6 are – The smartphone is powered by the Samsung Exynos 7420 processor which is Octa-core and is manufactured with 14 Nm process. The Exynos 7420 is faster compared to the Snapdragon 810 used in the HTC One M9 and Snapdragon 808 used in the LG G4. The Exynos 7420 has Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53.
The smartphone is equipped with the LPDDR4 3 GB Ram which is also faster than the conventional LPDDR3 Ram found on other smartphones.
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). The high screen resolution and pixel density makes Samsung Galaxy S6 a delight for those who do a lot reading on their smartphones.
Samsung S6 comes with 32 GB and 64 GB storage without any support for the additional memory card.
The battery capacity is and it is 2550 mAh while on the Galaxy S6 edge the battery capacity is 2600 mAh. Samsung Exynos is an energy efficient processor and consumes way less battery, the battery capacity is adequate to last a day.
The rear Camera has 16 MP, OIS, Autofocus, Dual LED flash while front camera is wide – angel 5 MP shooter. Both the camera’s can take excellent images.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge both run on Android Lollipop along with Samsung Touchwiz UI. The Smartphones have 4G LTE connectivity option along with the standard 2G/3G/Wifi.
Verdict – The dropped price for Samsung Galaxy S6 for buyers who are looking forward to purchases the Samsung Galaxy S6 and may be a bone of contention for buyers who already bought it now would be pondering if waiting is a good strategy with Samsung flagship smartphones. Apple tend to hold the price of the smartphones for long compared to Samsung, which is probably right strategy to give the premium product buyers more satisfaction with there purchase.