Samsung Unveiled New Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Samsung unpacked its new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015) in Barcelona.
The new Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge have a completely redesigned look and feel. It showcased the 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with Quad HD resolution, curved-screen, fast and easy to use camera, 16-megapixel imager with optical image stabilization, built-in wireless charging and Samsung Pay.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Credit: The Verge

The difference between the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is the special Night Mode feature that will softly display the clock during the darker hours. You can also set notifications for email, text messages and phone calls to be displayed along the side of the phone. The edges will even glow different colors for up to five designated phone contacts. There’s also an IR Blaster on the top that can be used to control your TV, wireless charging and an improved fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Wireless Charging

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Pay

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
  • Weight: 132 g (4.66 oz)
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
    – Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
    – Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
  • Display: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.1 inches (~72.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels (~576 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch
  • OS: Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
  • Chipset: Exynos 7420 (3GB RAM)
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
  • 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash
  • Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
  • 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate
  • Wireless charging (Qi/PMA/WPC) – market dependent
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
  • Colors: White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be available on April 10 in the U.S., and it will be available from Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular, as well as several smaller carriers and retailers such as Best Buy and Amazon. Pricing was not made available.

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