Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge launched in Kenya earlier today with a hashtag #NextIsNowKE . Kachwanya.com earlier ran a piece on specifications and price of the devices and here is what’s more to the gadgets.
Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, the 4G enabled Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge seamlessly blend premium materials with the most advanced Samsung technology to offer consumers an unmatched mobile experience.
With 32/64 and 128 GB storage options, the phones will be available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz (Galaxy S6 only) and Green Emerald (Galaxy S6 Edge only).
KEY FEATURES TO LOOK OUT FOR
Beauty Meets Purpose
The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge blend purposeful design with powerful features. The Galaxy S6 Edge, particularly, shows unique and outstanding beauty while also providing a solid grip and an immersive viewing experience with the world’s first curved display on both sides. This timeless design required first-of-its-kind glass crafting technology and unmatched quality control, setting the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge apart from every other mobile device on the market.
Vivid Images with a Fast, Bright camera
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are equipped with an incredibly vivid, bright and fast front and rear camera. The F1.9 lenses and high resolution sensors on both front (5 MP) and rear (16 MP) cameras provide the most superior image quality in a smartphone, even in the dark. Additionally, a new “Quick Launch” feature give users fast, direct access to the camera from any screen in just 0.7 Seconds by simply double clicking the home key button. These advanced camera functions enable users to capture their most precious and personal moments in uncompromising quality, however and wherever they want.
Super Charging and Cord Free
With fully embedded WPC and PMA certified wireless charging technology, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are setting a new industry standard for universal wireless charging. They also sport incredibly fast wired charging, 1.5 times faster than the Galaxy S5, providing about 4 hours of usage after only 10 minutes of charging.
Cutting-Edge Core Technology
The thin (6.8 mm/7.0mm Edge) and lightweight (138g /132g Edge) Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge integrate the most advanced, cutting-Edge, Samsung core technology available today. The world’s first 14 mm mobile processor with 64-bit platform provides higher performance and enhanced memory speed with lower power consumption. In addition, the 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen offers users the highest pixel density of 577 ppi. Enhanced outdoor visibility with a brighter display lets consumers experience content without compromise – anywhere, at any time.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are built on the upgraded Samsung KNOX, end-to-end secure mobile platform, offering defense-grade features for real-time protection from potential malicious attacks. Both of these new devices are also ready for immediate enterprise adoption, with market leading MDMs and KNOX enhancements enabled at launch to simplify and improve mobile device management. With an enhanced touch-type fingerprint scanner, it also provides quick authentication and saves encrypted data in secure device storage.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be available in all Samsung brand stores, authorized dealer shops, as well as Safaricom customer care shops across the country. Both phones will come with a free phone cover and Free Safaricom data of 1.5 GB at Shs 75,000 for S6 and Shs 85,000 for S6 Edge.