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Samsung S6 Special Edition

How the Galaxy S6 compares Samsung shine in clash of the smartphones Sunetra Chakravarti Mobile Choice Editor compares the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge against the Apple iPhone 6 Size Weight Display Processor Camera Battery Wireless Charging: Samsung Galaxy S6 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm 138g 5.1-inch QHD fl at panel, 2560 x 1440 pixels, 577 pixels per inch (ppi), Super AMOLED display Samsung 14nm Exynos 7420 –CPU: Octa-Core Processor (Quad-core 2.1GHz and Quad-core 1.5GHz CPUs); GPU:Mali-T760, 3GB RAM Rear: 16 megapixel sensor, F1.9 lens, Real-time HDR, OIS, autofocus, LED fl ash – 4k video recording. Front: 5 megapixel sensor, F1.9 lens, Real-time HDR 2550 mAh capacity Yes Samsung Galaxy S6 edge 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm 132g 5.1-inch QHD curved panel, 2560 x 1440 pixels (577 ppi), Super AMOLED display Samsung 14nm Exynos 7420 –CPU: Octa-Core Processor (Quad-core 2.1GHz and Quad-core 1.5GHz CPUs); GPU:Mali-T760, 3GB RAM Rear: 16 megapixel sensor, F1.9 lens, Real-time HDR, OIS, autofocus, LED fl ash – 4k video recording. Front: 5 megapixel sensor, F1.9 lens, Real-time HDR 2600 mAh capacity Yes Apple iPhone 6 138.1 x 67 x 6.9mm 129g 4.7-inch, 1334 x 750 pixels, 326 ppi, LED backlit IPS LCD Apple A8 – CPU: Dualcore 1.4 GHz Cyclone; GPU: PowerVR GX6450, 1GB RAM 8megapixel sensor, F2.2 lens, DIS, Focus Pixels, dual-LED fl ash – 1080p video recording. Front: 1.2 megapixel sensor 1810 mAh capacity No How they compare Galaxy S6 edge steals the cake as the curved screen makes it feel compact in the hand. The iPhone 6 is the lightest of the lot but lacks a solid quality fi nish compared to the premium fi nish of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Samsung’s showstopper duo throw shade on the iPhone 6 with their display sizes, pixels per inch and Super AMOLED displays. Two quad-core processors, which equal octa-core make the Samsungs work horses. Samsung’s latest iterations pack 16-MP cameras, 5MP front facing camera and 4K video recording. ’Nuff said. Galaxy S6 edge wins the race with the biggest battery and as we all know, the bigger the battery, the longer the phone lasts and runs for! No more trailing wires and crushed power cords – wireless charging makes the process easy, smooth and effortlessly chic. Samsung Pay – mobile payments of the future! THE Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will usher in a new era of mobile payments and ecommerce. With Samsung Pay, consumers will be able to make secure mobile payments at nearly all merchant locations while using their mobile devices to pay at existing pointof sale terminals. To achieve this, Samsung leverages both Near Field Communication (NFC) and a new proprietary technology called Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) to make mobile payments more accessible to merchants and consumers than ever before. To deliver a best-in-class mobile payment solution, Samsung has teamed up with major payment networks such as MasterCard and Visa. ‘Samsung Pay will reinvent how people pay for goods and services and transform how they use their smartphones,’ said JK Shin, President of IT & Mobile Communications at Samsung Electronics. ‘The secure and simple payment process, coupled with our robust partner network, makes Samsung Pay a truly game-changing service that will bring value to consumers and our partners in the ecosystem.’ ‘Mobile commerce just got a lot more interesting,’ said Jim McCarthy, Executive Vice President, Visa Inc. ‘Combining Visa’s expertise in payment technology with Samsung’s leadership in creating innovative mobile experiences, gives more choice to fi nancial institutions that want to enable their customers to pay by phone.’ Samsung Pay will be available in the UK late 2015 MOBILE Samsung special edition April 2015


Samsung S6 Special Edition
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