Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge – launch Event, Price, Specs
The Galaxy S6 32GB costs Rs. 49,900, 64GB at Rs. 55,900 and Rs. 61,900 for 128GB Galaxy S6 Variants. The Galaxy S6 Edge 32GB is priced at Rs. 58,900, 64GB costs Rs. 64,900 and 128GB version is priced at Rs. 70,900. Pre-booking of both the phones will start today. Users that pre-order will get 1 time screen replacements, 10000 payback redeemable points, 18 months no cost EMI from HDFC bank and much more.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy s6 edge went beyond any limits and is beastly powerful in terms of hardware specifications. The metallic frames and glass back, thus making both the phones durable and premium looking.
Samsung’s new design philosophy, design with purpose. With that Korean phone maker has taken suggestions from its users online and offline for the development of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
The S6 Edge is Samsung’s first dual edge phone. It takes up to 800 degree Celsius to curve the glass. Mass production of such glass is itself a feat that is hard to achieve. S6’s metal frame is very slim and is 1.5 times stronger yet light. Both the phones are made from corning gorilla glass 4.
The interface has been re-created and re-imagined. The UX designed is far more intuitive and easy to use. Unnecessary icons, Alerts have been removed and icons, menus are made simpler and more organized.
It takes only 0.7 seconds to launch the Camera apps. Front camera is of 5 Mega Pixels that has F/1.9 Aperture, Real time HDR (worlds first in front camera), Low light shot feature and 43% increase in pixel size. There is 16 Mega Pixel main shooter on the back with F/1.9 Aperture with Optical Image Stabilization. The Fast Object tracing auto focus feature helps one take vivid and in motion photos without loosing the focus. Advance camera control is specially meant for Advance users.
Both the phone’s display has 5.1-Inch Super AMOLED Display with 2560 x 1440 Pixels Resolution at 577ppi pixel density and Gorilla Glass 4 Protection. The Screen has 77% more pixels which itself is a huge leap.
The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge has 2.1GHz Quad Core Cortex-A57 + 1.5GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 Exynos 7420 Processor with 64-Bit architecture made using 15nm technology, first on smartphone. It is more powerful, smaller and easier on battery and is claimed to be 20% faster 35% energy efficient. There is 3GB DDR4 RAM and comes in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options.
Both the handsets supports Wireless Charging (WPC and PMA supported) and comes with a built-in battery. The S6 has 2550 mAh Li-Ion battery while the S6 Edge has 2600 mAh battery inside.
Connectivity Options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, HT80 MiMO(2×2), Bluetooth V4.1 with A2DP, MicroUSB V2.0 with MHL 3 TV-Out, A-GPS / GLONASS / Beidou, NFC, IR Blaster, 3.5mm Audio jack etc.
Both the phones also have Finger print sensor which PayPal Certified. It can also be used to fire a pre-defined text message when user is unable to answer calls.