So finally the time has arrived on the 1st March, 2015, when Samsung unveiled the most highly anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge – at Mobile World Congress 2015. These new Smartphone devices’ release was the most pertinent of this year 2015, by the Korean base global Android Smartphone giant. As Samsung was under immense pressure and also facing slash in Smartphone market share globally, ever since rival Apple launched its flagship iPhone 6 and 6 Plus last year.
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Nevertheless, the wait is over now, as Samsung has revealed its most premium flagship duo Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. On the other hand, manufacturer is also claiming that these acutely desirable devices will be launched for general public to get their hands on – in April, 2015. In the first phase the new Galaxy devices will be made available in 22 different countries of the World.
In-depth Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
Premium Built Quality-Design
The most fascinating thing about these two Samsung flagship devices is that they are built with metal frame finish, at the same time having curve designs. This means that Samsung has finally get rid of the cheap plastic manufacturing and old style with no curved design. As a result both devices will provide more stylish look and premium feels – while holding in the hand. Basically, S6 Edge has more curved design and also presenting curved display on both left and right sides bezel edges of the phone.
Refusal: Battery Removing/Expandable Storage
Although, the premium metal body and curve design has forced manufacturer to formulate major changes in the hardware of Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Seeing that both devices will not support expandable storage through microSD card, at the same time the batteries of both devices are non-removable. This could be taken as major con by the experts and end-users, who will think twice before buying these duo devices in absence of microSD card and non-removable battery features.
As display has been the highest selling and admiring reason, why countless Smartphone users crave for Samsung devices having vivid Super Amoled display. This time again, Samsung has decked Super AMOLED display in both newly unveiled devices, having same 5.1 inch displays with the stunning 1440 x 2560 High HD resolutions. Additionally, the ppi density is overwhelmingly 577 that will surely produce amazingly sharp display along with 16M colors proficiency. Not to forget that both Smartphone’s are also equipped with Gorilla Glass 4 scratches protection.
Since most of us were curious to know about what hardware enhancement Samsung will offer with its new S6 release. Here you have it, the significant hardware change to keep in mind in both of these devices is that Samsung has put its own manufactured 14nm Exynos chipset – instead of Qualcomm’s and hopefully this new chipset will furnish more efficient operations and would remain cooler. Additionally, Galaxy S6 and S6 edge have 3GB of RAM alongside Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 CPU and Mali-T760 GPUs. On the other hand, these flagship devices as mentioned above, do not support expandable storage will be available in three storage variants comprising of 32GB/64GB/128GB.
As far as the operating system is concern, fresh Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge have Android Lollipop 5.0.2 out of the box – with future upgrade option. This would be the base OS that will help support Android operation, but how come any Samsung Galaxy device complete without conventional TouchWiz – so it’s also present in S6 and S6 Edge.
Camera is also the high-point of these newly unearthed Samsung devices. Duo is outfitted with awesome 16MP rare camera having 3456 x 4608 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, and LED flash capabilities. Simultaneously, the secondary font facing camera is also of top quality having 5 MP, with the proficiency to capture and record at 1080p HD quality at 30fps. Moreover, Smartphone’s will be best suited for selfies, since having Auto HDR function next to many other tiny image capturing features.
Additional Affluent Features
As we have discussed all the prominent features of the newly launched Samsung S6 and S6 Edge above, there are some contiguous worth mentionable features too. These features encompass of 1.5 times faster charging capacity and stereo loud speakers are placed at the bottom of the both Smartphone’s, this time unlike usual backside. This major change is speaker placing will provide 1.5% better crisp sound quality to users.
Furthermore, the former NFC (Near Field Communication) knack is also presented in these devices, alongside heart rate monitor as well. Last but not the least, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are set with companies own manufactured LTE chip, will make available blazing fast 4G LTE connectivity as well.