Samsung Electronics has launched two new smartphones – the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, both will be available in 20 countries starting from April 10 with 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options.
With fully embedded WPC and PMA certified wireless charging technology, the devices work with any wireless pad available in the market that supports WPC and PMA standards. The Galaxy S6 has 2,550mAh battery, while Galaxy S6 Edge is powered by 2,600mAh battery. They provide about 4 hours of usage after only 10 minutes of charging, claims Samsung.
Both devices will be available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz (Galaxy S6 only) and Green Emerald (Galaxy S6 Edge only). The Galaxy S6 has a flat display while Galaxy S6 Edge has a dual-curved display and its glass body, made from the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on both front and back.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are equipped with F1.9 lenses and high resolution sensors on both front (5MP) and rear (16MP) cameras provide the better image quality in a smartphone, even in the dark. In addition, Auto Real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR), Smart Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and IR Detect White Balance provide advanced light sensitivities and crisp camera solutions.
Both devices are powered by Samsung’s new 64-bit, 14-nanometer Exynos prosessors, new LPDDR4 memory system and UFS 2.0 flash memory.
They smartphones run on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS and connectivity options include WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), HT80 MIMO(2×2) 620Mbps, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile hotspot, Bluetooth: v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X, ANT+, USB: USB 2.0, NFC and IR Remote.
In January this year, Samsung launched its first Tizen powered smartphone in India, the Samsung Z1 for around $92 (~Rs 5,800). Also, the company had released Galaxy A7 smartphone which is a superior version of A5 and A3. Earlier the company had launched two other smartphones– Galaxy E7 and Galaxy E5 to debut in India at a price of INR 23,000 and 19,300 respectively.