Earlier this week, Samsung sent out media invites for an event in New Delhi tomorrow. The South Korean giant is set to launch the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge at the said event. Also Read - Samsung unveils an “human-eye-like” ISOCELL GWB image sensor in partnership with China’s Tecno
While Samsung is hosting the launch event tomorrow, the smartphones are only expected to go on sale on April 10. As per reports, the Galaxy S6 could be priced at Rs 52,999, and the Galaxy S6 Edge could be priced at Rs 61,999. Flipkart too has posted teasers ahead of the launch, which is an indication that the smartphones will retail on the e-commerce site as well. Also Read - Samsung announces merger of mobile and consumer electronics business: Here's what changes
To recap on the specifications, the Galaxy S6 features a 5.1-inch QHD display, Exynos 7420 octa-core processor with 64-bit capability and 3GB of RAM. Also included are 32/64/128GB internal storage, 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, and a non-removable 2,550mAh battery. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box wrapped under an overhauled TouchWiz UI. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S22 series India variants might be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC
The Galaxy S6 Edge, on the other hand, boasts a curved display with the sides acting as a secondary display where you can view notifications and launch applications with one hand. As for the design, it boasts a body made out of Gorilla Glass 4 and metal. As for specifications, they are identical to the Galaxy S6, albeit with a few changes.
A few publications have jumped the gun and posted video reviews of both the smartphones ahead of their launch. You can check out a roundup of the reviews here.