6 features that could have made the Samsung Galaxy S6 even better
posted by Luis D. / Mar 04, 2015, 9:55 AM
Here are six little things that could have made this beast a bigger force to be reckoned with!
Samsung Galaxy S6 OS: Android 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop View Full specs
- Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
- Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
- Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
- Storage 128 GB
- Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)
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I agree with the 3rd and 4th point but I don't care about other points.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 9:59 AM 1
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ALL (6th not so much) A 16mpx 16:10 = 11mpx 4:3
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 10:23 AM 3
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Where did you see it doesn't? And why you say this s**t you ignorant when you have no idea what you are talking about? I don't know if I can post a link here so I will quote: "The all-round connectivity package includes LTE Cat.6, Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS with GLONASS and Beidou, IR blaster and FM radio. " Use google if you don't believe me.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 12:35 PM 0
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posted on Mar 04, 2015, 12:42 PM 2
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I always get 16GB class(10) SD-cards for my Samsung devices, but still when I open my gallery the delay kills me as well taking photos, and I never run out of storage with 32GB total space, as I always clean up the memory, delete all Whatsapp videos, delete 90% of Whatsapp images, clean my gallery by deleting unwanted photos (I usually take 4 to 6 photos for each shot to choose the best angle or position and I end-up with one after editing it with the default S photo editor), and upload my important data to Drive, so the white (less visible fingerprints) S6E with 32GB and 2600 mAmps is the deal for me, can't wait.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 12:31 PM 0
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Same with me, I cant imagine having a phone without sd card OR atleast there should be On The Go flash memory support. Well, my note 4 lack OTG flash memory mass storage support which is pathetic. I dont know whether S6 support that or not. I can throw the phone into the garbage if no OTG or Sd Card, like what I did with iphone. 2nd most important point is stereo speakers like Htc m8 shine in this department. But stereo speakers should be back facing instead of front facing to avoid legendary huge bezels of Htc, Vivo xplay 3s had done a better job at that
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 2:17 PM 0
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With total expenses, I wonder if it's cheaper to just resort to Saygus V2 in a few months considering that 128gb sandisk micro sd will have lower price after the 200gb release? Saygus 64gb + 2 x 128gb Sandisk = 320gb or Saygus 64gb + 2 x 200gb Sandisk = 464gb I really don't mind if it's running on snapdragon 805. If Saygus will have good phone reviews and the total cost will be cheaper, I am going to forget that Zenfone 2, S6 and One M9 were announced.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 7:04 PM 1
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3 and 5 yes. Everything else, especially #2, no. As other OEMs have demonstrated, higher MP count does NOT count for better photos.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 10:02 AM 3
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posted on Mar 04, 2015, 10:55 AM 0
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For option #3, the Z3 has a large battery (3100 mha), and for option #5 waterproofing the entire Zx line is just that. Also the Zx have micro SD slots as well. The Z3 also has front facing stereo speakers (option 1) and a 20mp camera (option 2).
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 1:07 PM 2
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I am happy having 1 through 5 on my Z3 Compact... but I have to partially agree with you on #2. Having a 20MP camera has certain advantages such as better Zoom, and potentially sharper images... but Sony hasn't got the formula right. Nokia does better at that. But you have to admit that everything listed here gives added functionality to users, and I, for once, take advantage of almost everything my phone has to offer... I even tested waterproofing already. +1 to you for making a general statement regarding "other OEMs" instead of individual bashing
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 11:53 AM 5
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I mini-raged when I read #2. WTF PA.. I've seen the articles here where you intelligently talk about megapixels.. saying the phone should have 20MP just to have 20 MP is infuriating as a photo enthusiast. I'd gladly take a quality sensor with 6MP over these 16 and 20MP sensors.. the photos just hog space.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 1:09 PM 1
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Except when it does. Right? Which OEm are you referring too? Apple? Because the iPhone cameras suck and in my opinion always have. Now to be fair, I only had the 4 and 4S. I hated taking pictures with it, so I simply didn't. With my Galaxy, I am snappying pictures all the time because I get to make the picture be what I want it to be and the resolution I need it to be. A 16MP camera is going to be better than an 8MP one PERIOD. Even tho the ISOCELL in the S5 wasn't perfect, it still took far better pictures than the iPhone 5/5S of the same year and still gives the iPhone 6/6+ a run because Apple used the same sensor, just had OIS added. Just because a camera may be better at doing one thing, doesn't make it the top dog. Example, the HTC 4MP camera is great for low light pictures, but the regular pictures look crappy at best. So great its good at low light photos. Question, when do the vast majority of people take pictures? Daytime. I rarely take night or dusk photos, when I do they come out ok for me. If I really wanted the best possible photo, I wouldn't even be using a smartphone for photos, i'd get a DSLR.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 1:29 PM 0
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Here we go again. You bashing Apple. I'm pretty sure the camera on my 6 Plus can destroy most of the phones on the market right now. If you think MP = better camera, you know NOTHING about photography/technology. That's all I'm going to say.
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 2:57 PM 0
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5th one is most essential in my opinion !! .. I consider this as a downgrade 3rd is essential .. but I believe Samsung must be confident enough to put that small battery in a flagship and still be getting comparable results to most other smartphones for year 2015 !! .. I hope that comes as positive !!
posted on Mar 04, 2015, 10:07 AM 1
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