Saturday, April 25, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 - Specs, Features, Review and Price

The first-generation Samsung smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S came into existence in 2010, when the Smartphone market was largely dominated by Apple's iPhone. Since then, it has been a new Galaxy S Smartphone every year and It's no longer a news that the 2015 Galaxy S smartphone has been released but this time around, it's a pair, but first off, we'll be reviewing the Samsung Galaxy S6, which is the successor of the lovely and amazing Samsung Galaxy S5. Later this month, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Specs, Features and Review will follow.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S6

The most unique feature in the Samsung Galaxy S6 which makes it very different from its predecessors is the new complete astonishing redesign. There is no doubt that it is the most beautiful smartphone in the Galaxy S series right now, featuring a very thin premium dual-glass design reinforced be a metal frame and also sporting a 5.1" Super AMOLED QHD (1440 x 2560) resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The Camera is 16MP and 5MP (selfies have never been better than this) on the rear and front respectively. 3GB of RAM, Exynos 7420 64-bit chipset, octa core processor with four 2.1GHz Cortex-A57's and four 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 cores, Mali-T760 MP8 GPU are the working forces behind the Galaxy S6 and you shouldn't be expecting any Android version later than the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop pre - loaded on it, right ? Huhh... I've almost mentioned all the features and specs ALL in this paragraph. Well, here you go with the full Specifications and features - 

Samsung Galaxy S6


Samsung SM-G920 - International version
Samsung SM-G9200 - for Hong Kong 
Samsung SM-G9208 / G9208/SS / G9209 - for China
Samsung SM-G920A - for AT&T
Samsung SM-G920F - for Global
Samsung SM-G920FD - for Pakistan & Philippines
Samsung SM-G920I - for Singapore, India & Australia
Samsung SM-G920S - for Korea
Samsung SM-G920T - for T-Mobile


2G Network - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900  
3G Network - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
                   - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - G920T  
4G Network -  LTE
Announced - March 2015
Released - April 2015


Dimensions - 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight - 138 g (4.87 oz)  
Others - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
           - Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)


Type - Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors  
Size - 1440 x 2560 pixels, 5.1 inches (~577 ppi pixel density)
Protection - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel 
Other - TouchWiz UI


Loudspeaker - Yes
3.5mm Jack - Yes


Internal - 32GB / 64GB / 128GB
Card Slot - No


GPRS - Yes  
EDGE - Yes  
Wi-Fi - Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot 
Bluetooth - Yes, v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X 
NFC - Yes  
Infrared Port - Yes  
USB - Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host


Primary - 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels, optical image stabilization, auto-focus, LED flash  
Secondary - Yes, 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR 
Features - Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, image stabilization  
Video - Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec, video stabilization


Type - Non-removable Li-ion 2550 mAh battery


OS - Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)  
Chipset - Exynos 7420 
CPU - Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57  
GPU - Mali-T760MP8  
Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging - SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM  
Browser - HTML5  
Radio - No  
GPS - Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou 
Java - No  
Colours - White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz 
Others - Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) - market dependent
              ANT+ support
              S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
              Smart stay

              Dropbox (115 GB cloud storage)
              Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
              TV-out (via MHL 2 A/V link)
              SNS integration
              MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
              MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
              Image/video editor
              Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
              Google Search, Maps, Gmail,YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
              Voice memo/dial/commands
              Predictive text input (Swype)
 Price -   Around
$720 on eBay (International) and #140,000 on Slot Nigeria


  1. This Samsung Galaxy s6 is just powerful. I had an opportunity to glance through it at slot, Mehn! The metal-like body, clear screen display and sleekness makes it one of the best smartphone ever. Samsung mobile is doing a great job. Lest I forget, the price I saw in Slot was N190k

    1. Hi Oge, Wow... It's good you've had the chance to glance through that beast. I can't dispute the fact that it's one of the best Smartphones ever. Seems the phone is more expensive in Slot's outlet than on their official website. Thanks for dropping by bro.


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