It could be said that Samsung became one of the leading producers of smartphones because of its Galaxy S Series. The award-winning S series, where S stands for “Super Smart” has released its latest phone, Galaxy S6 in March 2015. It opened Samsung to ultra-positive reviews, which pushed it into the top phones of the year for 2015. It provides all the top-notch features owing to its high price. Samsung Galaxy S6 is available in four different colours, White, Black Sapphire, Blue Topaz and Gold.
With a sleek and smooth design for its body, this phone looks ravishing with its shiny finish. The display screen measures 5.1 inches, with its HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen that supports 2560 x 1440 resolution. It also supports multi-touch with an extra protective layer of Corning Gorilla glass for scratch proof usage. It works on Android version 5.0.2 (Lollipop) and is upgradable to 5.1.1, the next version of the Lollipop series. There has been no announcement regarding the update to Marshmallow series yet, but it is expected to be out very soon. It works with a super fast Quad-core 1.5 GHz CPU.
The primary camera provides 16 MP quality with autofocus, OID and LED flash that allows the user to click great pictures. Meanwhile, the front camera provides 5 MP quality for taking explicit selfies with options like dual video call and auto HDR. Samsung Galaxy S6 provides an internal memory of different capacities ranging from 32/64/128GB. based on its price. It does not have support for an external memory card, which can be accounted as its only drawback since there is no scope for external storage in spite of the user paying so much.
Galaxy S6 supports connectivity features like Wi-Fi, hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, NFC, Infrared connections and GPS. It also provides the fingerprint scanning technology for user protection, apart from its other features like gyro, proximity sensor, accelerometer, barometer, compass and heart rate calculator. The battery back-up is appreciable with a standard backup time of 17 hours on 3G talk-time. Its unique fast charging mode is said to add up to 4 hours battery life on just 10 minutes charging.
Its closest comparisons within its price range are Apple iPhone 6
, LG G4
, Samsung Note 4
and HTC One M9 Plus
. Though Apple iPhone 6 provides only 8 MP camera, its camera quality is almost equal to S6. Galaxy S6 provides 3 GB RAM that no other phone supports, which makes it a better choice, if not peculiar of brand name, 'Apple