On March 1 2015 at MWC15 (Mobile World Congress) Samsung has showcased two new Galaxy devices named S6 and S6 Edge. Being a flagship device, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge not only have high end specifications but also have much needed redesigned body.
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge comes with a new metallic body covered with Gorilla Glass 4 ditching the old plastic body. S6 & S6 Edge features a 5.1 inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560) 566 ppi Super AMOLED display which looks stunning and on S6 Edge dual Edge displays are giving for additional functionality which we have seen earlier on Note Edge.
Underneath there is a Samsung’s own Exynos Octa Core processors clocked at 2.1 GHz for first Quad & 1.5 GHz for the second group of Quad. Along with this chipset Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge boosts a 3 GB of Ram and both the device will be running on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) operating system along with Samsung TouchWiz UI which is getting better and better.
Both the device are equipped with a 16 Megapixel rear AF camera with optical image stabilization and it can shoot videos at 4K resolution and on the front side, both the phones has a 5 Megapixel shooter. In terms of storage it comes in 32/16/128 GB internal storage options and no microSD card is support.
Like always the phones are loaded with lots of goodies like Heart rate sensor, IR remote sensor, finger print scanner, ultimate power saving mode, S Sound, S Health, Microsoft One Note, Microsoft One Drive, NFC, Wi-Fi (dual band), Bluetooth v4.1, micro USB v2.0, GPS/A-GPS, etc. Samsung Galaxy S6 packs a 2500 mAh battery where as S6 Edge has a little bit bigger 2600 mAh battery.
Key Features of Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
5.1 inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560) 566 ppi Super AMOLED display
2.1 GHz Quad & 1.5 GHz Quad (Octa Core processors)
3 GB LPPD4 Ram / 32/64/128 GB internal storage variants
Google Android 5 (Lollipop) operating system
16 MP primary camera with OSI (optical image stabilization) /5 MP front facing camera
S6: 2550 mAh battery / S6 Edge: 2600 mAh battery
Price and Availability
Some rumours are coming that the device (no information – S6 or S6 Edge) will be price around £699 UK pounds (price in UK) which is equal to $1076 USD (price in US) and approximate Rs. 66,600/- Indian rupees (price in India) and both the devices are expected to launch on 10th of April 2015 worldwide.