Samsung Galaxy S6 Active coming to AT&T in May?

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active coming to AT&T in May?
Another day, another unannounced Samsung device shows up out of nowhere. Its model number is SM-G890A, and it sounds like an immediate successor to the SM-G870A, which corresponded to the Galaxy S5 Active on AT&T (pictured below). Thus, this might be an AT&T Galaxy S6 Active, which is pretty much in line with what we expect from Samsung. 

The device's User Agent Profile describes a Quad-HD resolution display like that of the Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge, but it doesn't give out clues to any new features. However, it's a sure bet that the Galaxy S6 Active will be protected from water and dust, possibly at the cost of design elegance. The eventual announcement could happen in May.


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8 Comments

1. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Function over form please.

2. TheGunnyPT

Posts: 252; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

For those who really need water resistance and dust resistance. For the "normal" guy every day use, you don't need the protection of the Active series, but something along the lines of Xperia Z would be a nice mandatory feature in the industry. ESPECIALLY in Smartbands/Watches.

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31311; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Of course it is, followed by the s6 mini, mini active, and mini active mega mini.

4. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

I hope they discard active and especially mini variants. Just have a look S6 S6 Edge S6 Mini S6 Active S6 Duos

5. rency0722

Posts: 158; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

Why need an Active series, if Sony can deliver design and durability in a single piece?

6. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

That's my thoughts.

7. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Bc Samsung loves flooding the market. Dropped my Z2 without case on once while in the shower from my eye level (roughly 5' 6"), not a scratch.... but it did give me a heart attack haha

8. dufis

Posts: 79; Member since: Jun 27, 2014

i hope for s6 active mini,and flaship spects

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