Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, planning to make in India

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge TeCake

Samsung Electronics has finally launched its flagship devices, Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones in Indian smartphone market with a price tag of Rs 46,000 and Rs. 58,900. Both of the phones will be available in three storage variants as 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. Moreover, the devices will be available in Indian stores, starting from April 10.

In addition, the Korean electronics giant reported that soon the firm is going to manufacture both of the mobile phones in India at a manufacturing center based in Noida.

Asim Warsi, VP, Mobile and IT, Samsung India, “We will start manufacturing both the devices at our Noida facility within a couple of months. These units will be mostly for domestic consumption.”

Besides this, it had been earlier reported that the firm will start shipping the S6 smartphones in April this year in India, and according to this data it is expected from the company that the device will be launched in Q2 across the Indian smartphone market.

Refreshing the specifications, the Galaxy S6 runs on Android OS, v5.0.2 Lollipop supported by a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and a Quad-core 2.1 GHz processor, coupled with a 3 GBof RAM. Moreover, the device is fronted with a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 pixels of resolution and 577 ppi of pixel density and a 5 megapixel of a secondary camera that is featured with 1080p@30fps, dual video call and Auto HDR. Meanwhile, the flat back of the device boasts a 16 megapixel of primary image snapper, which is featured with optical image stabilization, autofocus and LED flash.

On the other hand, the S6 edge sports the same platform as of the Galaxy S6, however, the device differs from its display as it boasts a 5.1-inch display which is curved to its edges. Also, the Galaxy S6 has a 2,550mAh of battery, whereas the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is fueled with a 2,600mAh of battery.

As far conectivity is concerned, the company has provided LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), HT80 MIMO(2×2) 620Mbps, Bluetooth v4.1, USB 2.0, NFC and an IR Remote as options.

Tech Specs for Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Display 5.1-inch 1440 x 2560 Super AMOLED display
Camera 16MP rear and 5MP front
Processor  Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and a Quad-core 2.1 GHz processor
OS Android OS, v5.0.2 Lollipop
Battery 2550/2600 mAh


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