Samsung Galaxy S6

Announced:
Mar 1, 2015
Status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 10, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Display

Size:

5.1 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 577 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

70.48 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor:

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP8

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2550 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front:

5 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight:

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Sound effects

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G920F, Samsung SM-G920T, Samsung SM-G9200, Samsung SM-G920P, Samsung SM-G920A, Samsung SM-G920V, Samsung SM-G920W8, Samsung SM-G920R4, Samsung SM-G920I

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S6

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32GB

Samsung Galaxy S6

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64GB

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920T for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920P for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920F International version

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920V for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700 b)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920R for U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)

UMTS:

800, 1900 MHz

Samsung Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging
  • Small dimensions (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches)
  • High pixel density screen (577 PPI)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S6 presents a radical redesign into the flagship Galaxy S line. With a renewed focus on premium looks and cutting edge specs, the Galaxy S6 sports a Quad HD display, an improved 16MP camera, and - finally - super-fast UFS 2.0 based internal storage starting at 32 GB up to 128 GB. The Galaxy S6 runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with the company's proprietary TouchWiz skin on top, and it will be the first 64-bit Samsung flagship, coming outfitted with a homemade octa-core chip.

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