Samsung is all set to launch its flagship smartphones – Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge at a press event in New Delhi, India on 23rd March. The South Korean Giant had officially introduced these smartphones at MWC 2015, earlier this month. Pricing details will be announced at the launch event.
These Samsung devices feature a stylish glass finish, (Gorilla Glass 4) on both rear and front side and edges are filled with metal. Both Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge comes in three storage variants including 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB, but this time there is no option to expand storage.
As far as specifications are concerned, both Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge feature 5.1 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, and employ 64-bit Octa Core Exynos 7420 processor ticking at 2.1 GHz backed by 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge come with 16 MP rear camera which is capable of 4K video recording and also have a wide angle 5 MP front snapper. These smartphones are running Android 5.0 Lollipop with new TouchWiz UI on top. Samsung has reduced bloatware by 40 percent this time.
In Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge the display folds on both edges which looks attractive and houses a 2600 mAh battery and the company assures that battery will deliver great performance. While Galaxy S6 packs a 2550 mAh battery. Both these smartphones come with unibody design which also implies non removable battery.
Samsung Galaxy S6 will be available in white pearl, black sapphire, gold platinum and blue topaz color options and S6 Edge comes in white pearl, black sapphire, gold platinum and green emerald color options. Connectivity options include 3G / 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, IR Remote, Micro USB port and NFC.
Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S6||Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge|
|Display||5.1 inch QHD Super AMOLED||5.1 inch QHD Super AMOLED|
|Processor||2.1 GHz 64-bit Octa Core Exynos 7420||2.1 GHz 64-bit Octa Core Exynos 7420|
|OS||TouchWiz UX based on Android 5.0 Lollipop||TouchWiz UX based on Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Camera||16 MP rear and 5 MP front camera||16 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
|RAM||3 GB||3 GB|
|Internal memory||32 GB or 64 GB or 128 GB||32 GB or 64 GB or 128 GB|
|Battery||2550 mAh||2600 mAh|
|Price||To Be Announced||To Be Announced|
|Dimensions and Weight||6.8mm thick and 138 grams||142.1 x 70.1 x 7.0 mm and 132 grams.|
Both these smartphones will hit the stores on 10th April 2015 onwards. Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will come in three different storage options and price will vary accordingly. Most likely we will know the pricing details of all variants at press event on Monday.