Samsung confirms the Galaxy S6 Active, specs included

Samsung confirms the Galaxy S6 Active, specs included
Samsung is now showcasing the Galaxy S6 Active (including its specs) on its official website, despite the fact that the company has yet to issue a press release to announce the handset.

Just as expected, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active runs Android Lollipop, and sports a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED screen with 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD). The handset is powered by an octa-core Exynos 7420 processor, it has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, and it looks like - similar to the regular S6 - it doesn't support microSD cards. Other features that the S6 Active is sharing with the regular S6 include heart rate monitor, a 16 MP rear camera, a 5 MP front-facing camera, and a 2550 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is dust- and water-resistant (IP68-certified), and you can submerge it in water up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. Furthermore, the new Galaxy comes with an Activity Zone app, which can be accessed via a dedicated Active key that's found on the left side of the device. Activity Zone includes stuff like barometer, stopwatch, compass, weather information, and a shortcut to the S Health app.

The Galaxy S6 Active that Samsung is currently showing on its website is made for AT&T, which will likely release it in the near future. There's no word on how much the new handset will cost, but we should soon find out more about this.

Update: Samsung removed the Galaxy S6 Active page from its website, which means it must have been posted my mistake.

source: Samsung via Droid-life

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Galaxy S6 Active
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 3500 mAh(24h talk time)



3. Elusivellama

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 26, 2014

32gb non expandable storage 2550 mAh battery (non removable) Dead to me

5. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

oh great....I was really looking forward to that 3500mAh battery....Why is Samsung making it so hard to like them?..they had a winning formula with the Note 4..a no compromise design

8. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Best to view this video then the note 4 as not even up to the s6 edge, I have both phones and the video is 100%, it's why that sd card reader will not be back again in a Samsung phone

13. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You're an idiot.

7. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

take that guy who said the gs6 active would be ip68 certified

10. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

no micro SD support?? the note 5 better offer it or the 4 eill be my last. samsung like so many others rape you on price when upgrading to higher storage capacity.

11. PigglyWiggly

Posts: 14; Member since: Jan 10, 2012

Yeah I want the option to expand my storage with sd cards I already own and not have to pay up the ass.

12. dermit88

Posts: 20; Member since: Dec 19, 2012

So no 3500 mAH battery, and no expandable storage? Why would they even release this phone? This is a Galaxy S5s, not the dream phone we wanted.

14. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If it is indeed IP-68, that means it's rated for continuous immersion beyond one meter of water, not just for 15 minutes and not just one meter.

15. Fire5

Posts: 315; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

That's the point, to sell another samsung active ugly if it already exists 5 and with better battery and SD, admit that this idea was created by samsung ass. No sense this smartphone. If it is ugly and thick at least give the user largest battery. ATT and Samsung we return to school.

16. frenktenk

Posts: 9; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

i have s5 active and i am not upgrading it to s6 active so far i am ok with this.s6 active has better specs but visualy almost same like s5 active by the way rugged phones are not ment to be pretty name rugged says it all

17. kobainez

Posts: 454; Member since: Apr 13, 2012


18. shiftt

Posts: 333; Member since: May 03, 2015

2550 mAh battery (non removable)?? OHH! Samsung dropped the ball on this one.

19. JoshN

Posts: 202; Member since: Apr 01, 2015

How hard is it to just put in a 3000-3400 mag battery and micro ad :-(

25. HighOnAndroidFTW

Posts: 185; Member since: Apr 26, 2015

Gotta save something for next year you know. They could probably drop a 6k mah battery in now with 4k screen. But cost and the fact that they need to have Cards in the deck for upcoming releases..

20. diyi75

Posts: 72; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

If this is true, my S5 will be my last Sammy. Hmmm... I guess I'll give the G4 a look.

21. Elijah29

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 03, 2015

Seems basically a S6 with a different shell

22. QWERTYslider unregistered

Can someone please confirm whether or not the battery is removable? Thank you.

23. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

the battery is not removable

24. QWERTYslider unregistered


26. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

go to the link which came from the Samsung website.. says mon removable battery

27. Vecal

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 03, 2015

Only 2550 mAh battery, it's a bit hard to be "Active".

29. QWERTYslider unregistered

"Sorry, the page you’re looking for is not available." Can someone please post proof that the Active officially does NOT have a removable battery? Thank you.

31. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

dude i seen it with my very own eyes lol.. sorry to break it to you again

28. iFlasher

Posts: 30; Member since: Dec 09, 2014

Samsung please fix the RAM Managment Problem with your S6 Devices first!!!

33. QWERTYslider unregistered

I've searched and found ZERO proof of the non-removable battery online.......

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