Samsung launches its much awaited Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
As an answer to the competition set by Apple, LG, HTC, Xiaomi and the likewise, and also to raise the standards to some extent, Samsung has finally revealed its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, which are products formed out of the company's Project Zero which was basically meant to satisfy the customer's demands for a more simplified user interface with a premium and new look for the phones.
The company too certified that the two new models have been built on entirely new frameworks and therefore, wouldn't bear any resemblance to the previous models. However, the tow new models look very much similar in design and technology, with the only difference being that the S6 Edge has got a curvy edge to its display, which adds to the easier viewing of videos from different angles.
Moreover, Samsung has also armed both the new phablets with the finger-print sensors which have been certified by PayPal. So now, you can make transactions or do shopping using technology that verifies your identity with your fingerprints.
The company also claims that both the models support wireless charging and is quite quick enough to fill the battery with 50% power in just 30 minutes. The S6 is powered with a 2550 mAh and a 2600 mAh battery in the S6 Edge.
Also, the phones come preloaded with Microsoft apps as well.
Moving onto the technical aspects of the phones, both the new models are quite in similar in all the technicalities. Both the phones use nano-SIM and work on the Android Lollipop v5.0.2 OS supported by Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57with Exynos 7420 processors which come along with a 3GB RAM.
The internal memory is the only hope for storage options as the company has not equipped these models with external storage slots. The internal memory options provided are of 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB, which is seemingly good. These new models also get a 16MP rear camera equipped with an LED flash and also a 5 MP front camera, which have been provided with good resolution.
Both the phones get the 3G and 4G network connectivity, and also get the Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB v2.0 with MHL 3 TV-out facility, Wi-Fi connectivity with GPS and a PC Sync Application.
The phones, though have been launched now, would hit the stores only by April 10, 2015. The colour options on the S6 include White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Blue Topaz, while in the S6 Edge, the blue Topaz would be replaced by a Green Emerald colour. The expected pricing in India would be Rs 52,999 for the Galaxy S6 and Rs 61,999 for the Galaxy S6 Edge.