Samsung Galaxy S6
The sixth generation of Samsung's Galaxy smartphone mobile device and the follow-up to the Samsung Galaxy S5, which was released in February 2014. The Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone was developed to compete largely with Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, which debuted in September 2014.
Samsung Releasing Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Models
The Android-based Samsung Galaxy S6 was announced March 1st, 2015 at MWC 2015, with two distinct versions of the smartphone model to be made available for purchase in April 2015. In addition to a standard Galaxy S6 model, Samsung will be selling a fancier Galaxy S6 Edge version, which sports a unique screen with a display that wraps around the sides of the smartphone.
As far as standard features, both Galaxy S6 models include Samsung's eight-core 64-bit Exynos 7 processors, a 5.1-inch quad HD Super AMOLED display, LPDDR4 flash RAM and UFS 2.0 flash storage, a 16-megapixel rear camera with Smart Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and automatic real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR) processing, charging improvements and wireless charging capabilities, an upgraded mobile operating system (Android 5.0 Lollipop) and more.
Support for Samsung Pay
The Samsung Galaxy S6 phones will also support Samsung's integrated mobile payments system that is designed to compete with Apple Pay; however, the Samsung Pay system was not expected to be ready at the time of the Galaxy S6 launch.
When launched, Samsung's Pay system in the Galaxy S6 phones will include support for both near-field communication (NFC) wireless payments and Magnetic Secure Transmission transactions.
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