Samsung Galaxy S6

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.

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

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging
  • Small dimensions (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches)

Popular Comparisons

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Specs Compare

Display

Benchmarks
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

Benchmarks
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 Screenshots

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 2550 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Charging: Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Benchmarks
Rear: Single camera Camera samples
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)
Dimensions: 5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
Weight: 4.87 oz (138.0 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

Benchmarks
Headphones: 3.5mm 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

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
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Other: NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Mar 02, 2015
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.49 W/kg
Body: 0.96 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.25 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.04 W/kg
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy S6

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 32GB
Price: € 699

Samsung Galaxy S6

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 64GB
Price: € 799

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
FCC approval:
Date approved: Mar 02, 2015
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920T link
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(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
LTE (TDD): Bands 41(2600+)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
FCC approval:
Date approved: Mar 02, 2015
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920P link
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:
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
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
FCC approval:
Date approved: Mar 01, 2015
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920F link
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:
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)
FCC approval:
Date approved: Mar 01, 2015
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920V link
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(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+)
UMTS: 800, 1900 MHz
FCC approval:
Date approved: Mar 03, 2015
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920R4 link
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

Differences from the main variant:
Dual SIM: Yes

Carrier Availability

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