Samsung Galaxy S6 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy S6
  • Released 2015, April 138g, 6.8mm thickness Android 5.0.2, up to Android 8.0, TouchWiz UI 32GB/64GB/128GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) Mali-T760MP8 Nano-SIM About 268.8 USD
  • 5.1" 1440x2560 pixels
  • 16MP 2160p
  • 3GB RAM Exynos 7420 Octa
  • 2550mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy S6 overview

Samsung Galaxy S6 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2015, April. Samsung Galaxy S6 has 5.1 inch, Super AMOLED, a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It uses Exynos 7420 Octa (14 nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, Mali-T760MP8 GPU. Samsung Galaxy S6 supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM. It has 16MP Single main camera, 5MP Single selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy S6 uses Li-Ion 2550 mAh, non-removable battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Samsung Galaxy S6 is about 268.8 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy S6 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 55 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 96 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 65 / 100 points
  • Price: 32 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy S6 full specifications


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); G9200 (Hong Kong); G9208 (China); G9208/SS (China); G9209 (China)


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps


Announced 2015, March 01. Released 2015, April
Status Discontinued


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 Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
  Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)


Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.1 inches, 71.5 cm2 (~70.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~577 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4


OS Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), TouchWiz UI
Chipset Exynos 7420 Octa (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-T760MP8


Card slot No
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM, 128GB 3GB RAM
  UFS 2.0


Single 16 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), 1/2.6", 1.12µm, AF, OIS
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], 10[email protected]/60fps, [email protected], HDR, stereo sound rec., OIS, gyro-EIS


Single 5 MP, f/1.9, 22mm (wide), 1/4.1", 1.34µm
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected]


Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  24-bit/192kHz audio


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE, aptX
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  ANT+ S-Voice natural language commands and dictation Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)


Type Li-Ion 2550 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 15W Qi/PMA wireless charging - market dependent
Talk time Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play Up to 49 h


Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz
Models SM-G9200, SM-G9208, SM-G9208/SS, SM-G9209, SM-G920A, SM-G920F, SM-G920FD, SM-G920I, SM-G920S, SM-G920T, SM-G920K, SC-05G, SM-G920L, SM-G920
SAR 1.15 W/kg (head) 1.16 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.38 W/kg (head) 0.50 W/kg (body)
Price About 268.8 USD


Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1641
Basemark X: 22752
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.124 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 73dB
Audio quality Noise -95.6dB / Crosstalk -94.5dB
Battery life Endurance rating 73h

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