Samsung hosted a grand event in New Delhi to introduce its flagship device Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Edge S6 in India. The device has been unveiled in three storage variants, 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB. The Samsung Galaxy S6 will be cost Rs. 49,900 for the 32GB variant while the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will cost at Rs. 58,900 on April 10th.
Samsung is taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge starting today Those pre-order the handset before availability date will get 10,000 points in case the price of the device falls and also a free screen replacement warranty for twelve months from the purchase date.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge feature 5.1-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) Super Amoled display with a pixel density of 577 ppi. The only difference is that the Galaxy Edge sports a dual-edge display. Both the devices run on Android 5.0 Lollipop and are powered by a 64-bit octa-core (quad-core 2.1GHz+ quad-core 1.5GHz) processor coupled with 3GB of RAM (LPDDR4). The Galaxy S6 is coupled by a 2550 mAh battery while the Galaxy S6 Edge comes with 2600mAh battery.
There is a 16-megapixel rear camera with OIS and LED flash while there is a 5-megapixel front camera on board. Both the handsets come with a unique camera features such as quick launch, tracking AF, auto real-time HDR, f/1.9, IR detect white balance, low light video, high clear zoom, virtual shot, pro mode, selective focus, slow motion, fast motion.
The flagship Galaxy handsets also pack fingerprint scanning with an enhanced touch-type fingerprint scanner on the home button.
For connectivity, both the handsets come with LTE Cat. 6 featuring up to 300 Mbps download speeds and support for India’s 4G LTE networks. Additionally, both the handsets will come pre-installed with upgraded Samsung Knox. Both handsets come preloaded with Microsoft apps such as OneNote and OneDrive with 115GB cloud storage free for 2 years.
The 64GB and 128GB Samsung Galaxy S6 variants are priced at Rs. 55,900 and Rs. 61,900 respectively, while the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will be priced at Rs. 64,900 and Rs. 70,900 respectively for same storage capacities.
Samsung also plans to manufacture Galaxy S6 in India. This is a clear indication from Samsung to be a part of ‘Make in India’ campaign.