On March 1, 2015, Samsung unveiled their latest and amazing Galaxy S6 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This new iPhone killer succeeds the 2014’s Galaxy S5. Critics may say that they is much in common between the two models with respect to its general size and shape but the following review will prove them wrong.
This model is in fact the latest and leading Android smartphone Samsung has released. With its simple design focused on all-metal & glass powerhouse feels, the Samsung S6 is unbeatably one of its own. The S6 weighs 138g and is 6.8mm thick hence it’s a thinner model than most other smartphones. Apart from being compact when holding it with your hand, its elegant look gives it a clear feel of premium quality.
With its octa core 64-bit processor, you can get outstanding performance and speed to browse, watch, and work and game faster. The galaxy stays with power for a longer time as it features ultra-power saving mode that extends a ten percent charge for more than 24 hours. It’s unbelievable that you can fast charge to 50% in only 30 minutes. Isn’t that incredible?
Experience natural-sounding calls
You can be able to feel the difference it brings along with HD voice or video calls that are delivered on Verizon 4G LTE. The outstanding thing about this new model is that you can make or receive calls as you surf on the web not forgetting that you can still be using an app with HD Voice or Video is activated.
Smart Lock using Fingerprint reader
This piece features a fingerprint scanner hardware which is positioned under the home button. This time, instead of swiping your finger over it, you only need to place your finger on it as it is easier to use and more accurate.
With its 16-megapixel camera, you do not have to fumble to take the perfect shots. You can take epic selfie with the 5-megapixel front-facing selfie camera. The optical image stabilization prevents shaky videos and blurry pictures while the auto HDR captures detailed shots in various light intensities. Double tapping the home button quickly launches the camera making capturing a lot easier.
Brilliant Screen Technology
The thrilling Galaxy S6 comes with a an amoled display that offers clear, crisp compared to pure black’s hence dark scenes can be highlighted perfectly. The 5.1 inch in quad high definition screen and button placements are the best fitted on a smartphone ever.
You can do a lot with this model!
With Multi-Window †, you can be able to open two apps consecutively and switch between them with a lot of ease. Check social media while watching a YouTube, or search for movie time on the web and your calendar without having to close any app.
The Skype, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Microsoft’s OneDrive, plus Messenger apps and OneNote are all pre-installed and cannot be removed completely but you can disable them from the launcher.
You will be surprised to know how the S6 cools. Well, it’s classical. This model’s Exynos 7420 CPU has 14nm transistors beating its rival Snapdragon by far which uses 20nm transistors. Smaller transistors are effective as they mean less energy wastage.
With its easy-to-read notification tray, the user can access his or her incoming calls, texts and new emails in a non-intrusive way.
- It’s fast
- Has a great screen
- Has an attractive design
- Excellent camera
- Good fingerprint reader
- Has wireless charging
Although the S6 is a king among phones, it has a few downsides which have been reported by a few users. First, its battery is not removable and secondly, the Microsoft and Facebook apps are bundled not forgetting that its back glass scratches easily.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 has dawned a new era for Samsung phones. It is actually beyond smart and has no equal in the mobile world. This iPhone killer is a smart upgrade that fixes the things that were not right in the Galaxy S5 and those that have overwhelmed Samsung all this while.