Samsung videos show design, hardware and camera features on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

Samsung videos show design, hardware and camera features on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge
An trio of official videos from Samsung reveal some new design, hardware and camera features for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. One of the interesting features on the Galaxy S6 edge is called People edge. Each of your top five contacts is assigned a color. When a notification is sent from one of the top five, it lights up the extra curved side of the phone so that you know who is trying to contact you, even if you are in the process of doing something else with the handset.

The aluminum used for both phones is the same one used to build airplanes. And Sammy even gets in a shot at its top rival. Speaking about the aluminum the announcer says, "Basically, this stuff will not bend." Another shot at the Gumby-esque contortions that took place on some Apple iPhone 6 Plus models. Other features mentioned include secure container KNOX and mobile payment service Samsung Pay.

Another video was centered on the stuff that we can't see inside the phone. That includes the 64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420 chip made using the 14nm process. The video also discusses the 3GB of DDR4 RAM. And using Fast Charge, plugging your phone in for just 10 minutes will give it four hours of battery life.

The last video focuses on the camera (no pun intended). The 16MP rear camera and 5MP front-facing snapper both offer an aperture of f/1.9. This means that both can handle taking photographs under low-lighting conditions. Double click the home button from any page to quickly launch the camera. And of course, OIS allows you to take smooth videos even if you're being jostled while filming.

Take a few minutes to view all three videos which are found in the video slideshow below.

 source: Samsung (1), (2), (3)

Related phones

Galaxy S6
  • 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)
Galaxy S6 edge
  • 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 2600 mAh(26h talk time)



1. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Every video makes me more excited :)

4. hipnotika

Posts: 353; Member since: Mar 06, 2013

I am a real dealer iPhone fan but s6 edge has a good design :)

21. drunkenjay

Posts: 1695; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

you should give it a try when it comes out. see if you like it or not.

2. istitch

Posts: 181; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

To be honest, samsung has really fixed it's major drawback for its flagship device, the build quality and the design, and now it is a near perfect device for those who complain the lack of SD card slot as well as a non-user replaceable battery, samsung obviously chooses to impress the general public at large, instead of a small niche market of geeks. even i'm considering switching back to samsung albeit having awfully bad experience with the galaxy s3.. you can't have the best of both worlds.

32. faddi

Posts: 29; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

The HTC and Sony devices give the best of both worlds: Long lasting batteries, excellent build quality AND expandable storage. So you CAN have the best of both worlds.

46. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

But they dont have super amoled and touchwiz.. once you get used with all the features touchwiz has.. all other android skin feels boring.. same like amoled.. once you get used to amoled screen, other lcd looks dull..

49. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

& Sony phones are selling so well!

52. treasure

Posts: 14; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

You can not know, how large is the general public! Most People don't understand, that we use the SD cards for the media and NOT for the apps!!! I really hope this one will FAIL, so that Samsung can realize what mistakes they did!!!

3. rockers123

Posts: 137; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Take my money....

5. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

The S6 edge is just stunning. Samsung actually listen to their customers. No more plastic bashing from haters. Thanks you Samsung for leading innovation.

6. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

the edge part of the s6 edge is plastic. the plastic never bothered me anyway so it doesn't even matter.

33. faddi

Posts: 29; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

Leading innovation? Lol, ok.

47. maccess

Posts: 742; Member since: Jan 16, 2013

I know you feel hurt inside..

7. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

great! unfortunately, samsung is already in a decline. it's difficult to rise again once you start falling. hopefully it wouldn't be the case. i don't really want those chinese brands rising.

10. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

They had a great run though. It would take a spectacular stroke of luck plus a miracle for them to get back where they once was.

12. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

I think their market share will fall a little more this year. The Chinese are eating up the low end. But they will make more in profit. Using a lot of in house components keeps the money in the family. Gotta wonder how much each snapdragon chip costs. Multiply it by millions. That's money saved in a sense.

14. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Unfortunately for Samsung, they can't come up with a good low/mid end phone because they're too afraid it might cannibalize some of its popular models, in a sense...they will NEVER going to make a good low-mid end phone.

8. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

The new front and rear camera is the only thing I like about this phone. I wish the HTC had a simular set up.

9. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

That seriously looks pretty game time. The only area they probably could have done better is on the software side. A gpe edition of the edge would be sick. Although a Nexus based on the ascend p8 would be sick too.

13. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

Wouldn't that negate the benefits of the camera? I've used the Google camera app on a Note 3 and its just not as good. The S6 especially has some nice camera features that Google camera can't do.

15. hondaslzman

Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

This phone is sick, I'll buy it as soon as it launchs, I never bought anything at launch day, this is the only phone I ever want it the first day when release

16. cmpunk

Posts: 88; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

Both are great phones in design language. But it doesn't seem to mean a lot for Project Zero; it still takes its DNA from the S5. I'm going to wait for the Note 5 since I prefer bigger screen, furthermore I wish Samsung put back the SD Card option.

51. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

It's down to the mem being used sd card is to slow its not going into your note 5

17. Biernot unregistered

Maybe my next samsung after S3 !

24. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

I can't wait to get my hands on this piece of epic hardware. Nothing is even close to be compared to it......

30. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

I'm a bit angry with myself that i didn't wait for the s6 and got the note 4 now xD. well its still a great device :p

36. frankg

Posts: 173; Member since: May 14, 2014

Personally I think the Alert system on the edge is an gimmick. Who put's thehre phone down on the glass!!! My brain screams scratches..... GG4 is just nothing more than a marketing gimmick.

41. twens

Posts: 1180; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

To be fair don't use the word gimmick because it's one of those scenarios where you would accidentally forget the phone upside down. A call comes in and you will know exactly who is calling. We don't always leave our phones lying on the back. Anything happens. Just be glad the feature is there. It can come in handy. Don't always reject new ideas and innovation. It doesn't hurt if it's there. If you won't use it don't but don't hate on it.

39. Biernot unregistered

7 Seconds to Boot O.O

43. Chuck007

Posts: 1411; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

My old Samsung fanboy self is walking through cobwebs right now. Really wish I'd be impressed with the GS6 when I see it in person.

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