Samsung Galaxy S6

Announced:
Mar 1, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 10, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Display

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

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 UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (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 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

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:

3 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB, not expandable

OS:

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

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

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Other:

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity:

2550 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time (3G):

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use:

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 12 hours; Wi-Fi: 12 hours

Music playback:

57.00 hours

Video playback:

13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

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

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:

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Talk time:

20.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

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:

LTE (FDD):

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

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

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:

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Talk time (3G):

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Music playback:

49.00 hours

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:

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

Stand-by time:

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

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:

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

800, 1900 MHz

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

  • 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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