Samsung launched the next handset in the S series, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge. The handset pricing starts from Rs. 49,900. It is powered by 2.1GHz 64bit Octa Core processor running Lollipop out of the box.
Though both these handsets are made of metal and glass (metal frame and corning gorilla glass 4 on rear and front ) the S6 might look just like any other Samsung Galaxy Handsets, however the S6 Edge is different. After a long time we are seeing a considerable change in the handset design, it started off with the Note Edge and now on the S6 Edge.
The S6 and the S6 Edge comes with worlds first 64 bit 14nm chipset – it’s octa core Exynos 7420 clocked at 2.1GHz running Lollipop with 3GB RAM and optional 32GB/64GB and 128GB storage. The handset supports 4G, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth, IR, finger print scanner and heart rate sensors on the back. The finger print scanner is different, you just need to place your finger on the scanner – no swipe required as seen on the other Galaxy handsets with finger print scanner.
Rear camera is 16MP and front camera is 5MP. Both cameras support auto live HDR. It is f/1.9 aperture camera that will help capture much better picture and video quality in low light conditions. Samsung has added pro more in the camera application, with lot of manual controls including manual focus. In video shooting mode there is auto focus tracking that will keep the subject focused (only in video mode) even it is moving around.
The S6 / S6 Edge comes with a 5.1 inch super AMOLED screen with quad HD resolution. S6 houses a 2550 mAh non-removable battery and the Edge with a 2600 mAh non-removable battery. These handsets will hit the stores along with premium accessories and wireless charger starting from Rs. 49,900.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Price – Rs. 49,900(32GB), Rs. 55,900(64GB), Rs. 61,900(128GB).
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Price – Rs. 58,900(32GB), Rs. 64,900(64GB), Rs. 70,900(128GB).