Samsung Galaxy S6 active is officially presented by AT&T
A while ago the rumor mill revealed that Samsung is working on a rugged variant of its new flagship especially purposed for mobile users with very active lifestyle. Samsung Galaxy S6 active is getting released exclusively by the US carrier AT&T. It sports a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED glass with a resolution of 2560 x 1440p. It is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
Galaxy S6 active stands out with a rugged design and water- and dust-resistant panel with IP68 certificate. It can survive in 1.5 meter deep water for up to 30 minutes. In addition the smartphone is MIL-STD-810G certified that makes it more durable to salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
The specs of the new flagship include octa-core CPU with Exynos 7420. It is announced with Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed. It is customized with the native UI of the Korean OEM – TouchWiz. The apps and features that might grab your attention are Weather, Compass, S Health and Actively Zone among others. Galaxy S6 active is provided with 32GB internal memory (no slot for microSD cards). The backplate of the smartphone includes the primary camera of the device – a 16MP snapper with LED flash, autofocus and plenty of other goodies. On the front side lies the 5MP secondary camera.
Samsung Galaxy S6 active is LTE-enabled. It features fingerprint sensor and supports Samsung Pay. One of the most impressive upgrades in the model compared to the original flagship is the beasty battery. The Galaxy S6 active is powered by a 3500mAh cell while the Galaxy S6 works with a 2550mAh battery under the hood. Some of the extras of the Galaxy S6 active include wireless charging and fast charging.
The smartphone is getting launched in three colors – Camo Blue, Camo White and Gray on 12th of June. AT&T will sell the model for $0 down payment with the AT&T Next 24cplan which includes $23.17 monthly payments for 30 months. Another option for buying the phone is with AT&T Next 18 – 24 monthly payments of $28.96. The AT&T Next 12 plan consists of 20 monthly payments of $34.75. One of the possibilities for buying Galaxy S6 active that AT&T will provide is on a 2 year contract at price of $199.99.