News on launch of Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge – Price, Specifications and Features

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The South Korean giant Samsung launches its new flagship models-Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge in India for Rs. 49,900 for the 32GB variant and the Galaxy S6 Edge 32 GB variant to cost at Rs. 58,900 which will be available for sale from 10 April 2015. With the new devices Samsung has not only focused on Specs but also on design and has taken a quantum leap as far as S6 Edge design.

Both S6 and S6 Edge available in three variants- 32GB, 64GB and 128GB in-built storage options and the devices don’t have external memory support.

Variant Samsung Galaxy S6 Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
32GB Rs. 49,900 Rs. 58,900
64GB Rs. 55,900 Rs. 64,900
128GB Rs. 60,900 Rs. 70,900

This new Galaxy series is not all about plastic now Samsung has used metal and glass to give some smart and user friendly experience. S6 Edge has the world’s first curved display on both sides. The Samsung Galaxy Smartphones was recently unveiled at 2015 MWC (Mobile world congress) earlier this month.

Both the Smartphones share almost similar tech specs and features apart from slight different dimensions, Battery and S6’s dual Edge design.

Samsung has decided to fit in a 2550mah non removable battery and a 2600mah battery in S6 and S6 Edge respectively. Both supports wireless charging providing 4 hours of usage in 10 minutes of charging.

Both the devices come with a 5.1 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display with pixel density of 577ppi which higher than I-phone 6 and protected with Corning Glass 4. Samsung Galaxy Edge has a dual edge display. Samsung Galaxy S6 is 6.8mm thin with 138gms weight while Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is 7.0mm thin and weighs 132gms.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and its curvy counterpart are powered by an Exynos 7 Octa core processor with 2.1 GHz and 1.5 GHz respectively supported by 3GB RAM and both Smartphones also use 14 namometer processer with 64-bit and LPDDR4 memory system for efficient performance.

Samsung has retained the same 16MP rear camera with LED flash and OIS seen on Galaxy Note 4, it also employs a 5MP front facing camera with many camera features such as low light video, auto real time HDR, f/1.9 lens, tracking AF, slow motion, fast motion, pro mode, and selective focus.

On connectivity front the handsets support Wi-Fi 820.11 a/b/g/n (2.4/5 GHz), LTE cat.6 up to 300 mbps download speed, dual band, USB 2.0, A2DP, mobile hotspot, HT80 MIMO, bluetooth 4.1, NFC and IR remote.

Other features include download booster, S health 4.0, ultra power saving mode, Smart manager, Microsoft apps (One drive for 2 years), S finder and S voice.