presented outdoor smartphone in the US: Samsung Galaxy S6 active

Samsung has its current flagship Galaxy S6 now presented in a variant, is expected to predict the extreme and Freitzeitsportlern. The US initially exclusive Samsung Galaxy S6 active is a smartphone that is waterproof and shockproof and has a bigger battery than the standard model. Only elegant, it is not necessarily.

presented outdoor smartphone in the US: Samsung Galaxy S6 active2044Samsung Galaxy S6 active - AT&T Werbeclip

Which is the greater evil? The typical mobile phone promotional video, attractive young adults plan building where, making music, is to throw at with colors and engage in other creative professions and in how random is always with you, their smartphone? Or like this by the windbreaker jacket youth during a walk in the woods (!) Convinced of the quality of their outdoor smartphones? We do not know, right from the advertising hell originate probably both variants.

With the Galaxy S6 active a more conservative environment is certainly better - because this value judgment may be allowed to take this opportunity - from the three now available variants, the Galaxy S6 active probably the optically least attractive. There trumps with inner values ​​on because the specifications largely correspond to the more attractive sister models Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge and thus the forefront of what is possible in mid-2015 technically a smartphone. A 5.1 inch AMOLED display has a razor-sharp in WQHD (2,560 x 1,440), and thus appropriate to winzpixelig, Samsung energy efficient Exynos 7420 octa-core processor has a maximum clock speed of 2.1 GHz is 64-bit capable; 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory and the camera configuration - 16 MP presumably with optical image stabilizer on the back and a 5 MP wide-angle front camera - close the core specifications, and are the same as in the S6 and S6 edge. The operating system is still the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is used.

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The Galaxy S6 active: A smartphone for mountaineers - and parents of young children

are more interesting as the differences to the sister models. Due to the concept that is first and foremost the resistance to harmful environmental influences, so impacts, water and dust. The IP68 certification confirms the smartphone among other things that it can survive without prejudice to 30 minutes in a water depth of 1.5 meters, also falls from a height of about 1.2 meters to the Galaxy S6 active join harmless in general.

Gallery Samsung Galaxy S6 active AT&T Press Photos

  • (Figure 1.7):Samsung Galaxy S6 active - Camo White -
  • (Figure 2.7):Samsung Galaxy S6 active - colors in the overview -
  • (Figure 7.3):Samsung Galaxy S6 active - Camo Blue -
  • (4/7):Samsung Galaxy S6 active - Camo White -
  • (Figure 5.7):Samsung Galaxy S6 active - Gray -
  • (Figure 6.7):Samsung Galaxy S6 active - camera app -
  • (Figure 7.7):Samsung Galaxy S6 active - Activity Zone -

Then there is recorded nor the much larger battery: With 3500 mAh compared to 2600 mAh should hold about 25 percent longer, or at least a higher average display brightness for the same duration join the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge device, mathematically. The device can nevertheless also be loaded wirelessly. Moreover, the pushbuttons are to be mentioned on the bottom, which could put in operation with gloves advantages - for the built-in S6 and S6 edge fingerprint sensor obviously falls away, at least he is no longer listed on the data sheets. The exact dimensions are not yet known, given the larger battery and the experience with the previous models, but one can assume that the device is significantly larger than than the regular Devices - but into the leg pocket of a cargo pant it fits securely anyway. Furthermore bundles a special app "Activy Zone" features that you can do as a junior Nehberg: compass, pedometer, weather forecast, air pressure measurement, flashlight and stopwatch will be united under one interface. In addition, the mono speaker moves from the bottom to the back.

In terms of appearance, the Galaxy S6 active suffers the same fate as almost any other outdoor smartphone and inspires not just through a delicate design with understatement, but rather has a pithy-striking look on. In addition to the lateral reinforcements with clearly visible screws also indicated camouflage pattern strikes us on the back. Accordingly, the next Gray, available colors call also Camo White and Blue Camo.

The device is initially available exclusively from US provider AT&T available, but a later launch in Europe we think is likely. The predecessor device Galaxy S4 active was available throughout Europe, his successor Galaxy S5 not active in Germany, but in Austria and Switzerland.

Sources: AT&T, Samsung Tommorrow

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