Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy S6 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy S6 is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm and weighs 138 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.1" inches. The resolution is 1440 x 2560 and 577 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 16 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2550 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy S6

Release date

2015, March


143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)


138 g (4.87 oz)

Body build

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame


White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz


2550 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Talking time- Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 49 h

Approximate price280 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.1" inc

Screen area

71.5 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1440 x 2560 px

PPI /points per inch/

577 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

16 MP, Single

Camera specs

-16 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), 1/2.6'', 1.12µm, OIS, AF


LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
DxOMark Main Score82
DxOMark Photo81
DxOMark Video83
Front camera, selfie

5 MP, Single


5 MP, f/1.9, 22mm (wide), 1/4.1'', 1.34µm


Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video 1440p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); TouchWiz UI


- Exynos 7420 Octa (14 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-T760MP8

External memory


Internal memory

32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM

Antutu 7 score 112456 (Rank 280 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 236 (Rank 1069 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 899 (Rank 1112 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1257 (Rank 255 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 3945 (Rank 250 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2854
GeekBench 4 Battery1615

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, USB Host
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.15 W/kg (head)     1.16 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.38 W/kg (head)     0.50 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 , Infrared port
- Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
-S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Versions: G920F (Europe); G920FD (Philippines, Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine); G920FQ (Turkey); G920I (LATAM, Singapore, India, Australia, New Zealand); G920A (AT&T); G920T (T-Mobile); G920S/K (Korea); G9
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Samsung. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Samsung may not be reflected.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy S6 was around 280 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, March.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is 138 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is 5.1" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (HxWxD).

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