Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs and Feature Details

Samsung finally unveiled the new flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S6, alongside the Galaxy S6 Edge during MWC 2015 in Barcelona last month.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge come with 5.1-inch Super AMOLED displays with Quad HD (2560×1440) resolution that can go super bright. The Galaxy S6 Edge’s display curves to both the left and right, and Samsung has built in some intuitive features, like a notification LED that glows on the side displays when a call comes in, or the option to access details of a missed call of message by swiping in from the edge.

galaxy s6 specs

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are powered by the Exynos 7420 processor, which has eight cores and full support for 64-bit processing (there’s no Snapdragon variant, as expected). There’s 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and internal storage is fixed at 32, 64 or 128GB.

Both devices featured by a 16-megapixel back camera. The f1.9 lenses have Smart Optical Image Stabilization, Real-Time HDR mode and other features for taking great photos. The front cameras are 5-megapixel units,  the camera can be launched quickly by double-tapping the home button.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs Details

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch Announced 2015, March
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2015, April 10
Body Dimensions 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
– Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches (~70.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~577 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
– TouchWiz UI
Platform OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Chipset Exynos 7420
CPU Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
GPU Mali-T760
Memory Card slot No
Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Camera Primary 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec
Secondary 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
Features Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
– Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) – market dependent
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– Smart stay
– OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 2550 mAh battery
Talk time
Misc Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz
SAR US 1.15 W/kg (head)     1.16 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.38 W/kg (head)     0.50 W/kg (body)


The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will launch globally on April 10. White Pearl, Black Sapphire, and Gold Platinum will be common color options, while Blue Topaz and Green Emerald will be exclusive to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge respectively.