Samsung presented the new top of the range Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Presented at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the new top of the range Samsung Galaxy S6 ed S6 Edge with a revolutionary design, more refined materials and a considerably more powerful engine.

The Korean company abandoned the polycarbonate and plastic for more rounded shapes through the use of a shell in aluminum and a glass High strength both in the front and in the back. The body was made in Gorilla Glass 4 for thicknesses of 6,8 millimeters for the S6 and 7 millimeters for the S6 Edge. The entrance for the earphones and the one for breakage, they were move towards the bottom of the phone.

Technical characteristics of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Both new mobile devices of Samsung have a 64-bit mobile processorThe display Quad HD Incredibly Amoled da 5.1 inches with resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels and the operating system Android Lollipop 5.0 with interface TouchWiz simplified than in the past: fewer options, more order and fewer pre-installed applications.

The mounted CPU is a otto core Exynos with SoC 7420. The GPU is one ARM Mali-T760, the memory RAM and of 3GB with DDR4 technology and the memory sustainability, no longer expandable with Micro SD, can be from 32 / 64 / 128 GB.

Il photo gallery mounts a 16 Megapixel rear sensor with f / 1.9, OIS, auto HDR, LED flash and autofocus and one 5 Megapixel front camera.

Battery, which can also be charged wirelessly (via wireless), is from 2550 mAh for the S6 and from 2600 mAh per l'S6 Edge, e it will no longer be removable. I due Samsung they are not waterproof, which means they are not water resistant.

Sul connectivity front there is compatibility with 2G / 3G / 4G LTE (Category 6 LTE), Wi-Fi 2 × 2 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0 and GPS / GNSS networks. The SIM is like the iPhone one Nano SIMs..

Samsung Pay and Gear VR integration

The fundamental novelties of the new top of the range of Samsung are integration with the Gear VR virtual reality headset and the new payment system Samsung Pay. The system will arrive in the summer and works with both NFC technology (the same used by Apple Pay) and both with a new system that uses a magnetic signal able to simulate the swiping of the credit card.

Samsung Pay is compatible with existing Pos and is already allied with Visa and Mastercard.

Differences between Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Almost identical, the only differences between the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge are:

  • in size143,4 70,5 x x 6,8mm for a weight of 138 grams for the S6 and 142,1 x 70,1 x 7 mm, 132 grams for the S6 Edge;
  • nello screen: the S6 Edge adopts a new typology that folds to the right and left side offering new possibilities from a software point of view: including the visualization of notifications without activating the display and the recall of applications.
  • into the battery: 2550 mAh per l’S6, 2600 mAh per l’S6 Edge

Prices and availability

As for availability and price, the two highly anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be Spanish release April 10, the S6 at a price of € 739,00 for the 32 GB version, while for the top version, namely the Galaxy S6 Edge da 128 GB, will probably exceed i 1.000 €.

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