Samsung Galaxy S6 64GB

price Rs. 28,900 onwards | launch Apr, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#14
of 32 phones in Rs. 25,000 - 30,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 9 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Excellent build quality
  • Beautiful metal construction, and premium finish
  • Very good grip, and an easily pocketable size
  • Brilliant, quad HD 5.1-inch screen - easily one of the best in business, with the highest pixel-per-inch density to date
  • TouchWiz interface over Android, is now leaner and more customizable
  • Brilliant, top-notch performance backed by top-end hardware - probably the fastest Android smartphone to date
  • Fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor work flawlessly
  • Decent bottom mounted speaker
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent 16MP camera
  • Very good video playback performance
  • Good battery life, and fast charging feature gives you 4 hours of usage over 10 minutes of charging
  • Very good call quality

What We Didn't

  • No longer waterproof like the Galaxy S5

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.1 inches
Screen Resolution1440x2560 pixels (~ 576 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Barometer
  • Heart Rate
  • SpO2
  • Hall Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
ProcessorOcta Core, Exynos 7420 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPUMali-T760
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2550 mAh
Dimensions
Weight138 gm
Thickness6.8 mm
Camera
Camera16.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Auto HDR (Image and Video)
  • Panorama
  • Dual Video Recording
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • Auto HDR
  • Dual Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
More
  • Scratch resistant back panel (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
  • Samsung Pay
  • Wireless Charging
  • S-Voice
  • Smart Stay
  • OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • Fast Charging (up to 4 hours of usage times after 10 minutes of charging)
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • Infrared Port
  • USB On-The-Go
  • ANT+ Support
  • Samsung KNOX
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
3.07/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys