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Samsung Galaxy S6

Announced:
Mar 01, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 10, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Samsung Galaxy S6

Announced: Mar 01, 2015
Market status: Released
Release date: Apr 10, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
Read Full Review
  • 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)
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM*

Display

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Display size:

5.1 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

577 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

70.48 %

Features:

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

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

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

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (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 5.9 oz (169 g)

Materials:

Main body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

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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:

3 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

OS:

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

Battery

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Capacity:

2550 mAh

Charging:

Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time (3G):

23.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)

Internet use:

3G:

10 hours

LTE:

12 hours

Wi-Fi:

12 hours

Music playback:

57.00 hours

Video playback:

13.00 hours

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20

Data:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

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

Phone features

Sensors:

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

Notifications:

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG920A link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

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:

32 GB

Samsung Galaxy S6

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920T for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

Talk time:

20.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)

Stand-by time:

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 20

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG920T link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.47 W/kg

Body:

1.07 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.31 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920P for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 25, 26

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T3

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG920P link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.44 W/kg

Body:

0.78 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.13 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.91 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920F International version

Differences from the main variant:

Talk time (3G):

17.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1337 min)

Music playback:

49.00 hours

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 01, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG920F link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.11 W/kg

Body:

1.13 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920V for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:

Stand-by time:

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17

Data:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 01, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG920V link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.33 W/kg

Body:

0.57 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.13 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.91 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S6

SM-G920R for U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

800, 1900 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 17, 25

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 03, 2015

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG920R4 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.44 W/kg

Body:

0.78 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.13 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.91 W/kg

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)
  • Extremely high pixel density screen (577 ppi)

Cons

No Cons

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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