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Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge to hit Indian markets April 10; price starts Rs 49,900

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New Delhi | Updated: March 28, 2015 8:06:13 PM

Samsung launches its latest flagship premium Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones in India, priced at

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Samsung Electronics on Monday launched its latest flagship Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones in India. Whiles Samsung Galaxy S6 has been priced between Rs. 49,900 to Rs. 61,900,  the Galaxy S6 Edge will cost between Rs 58,900 and Rs 70,900.

Available in  32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB options, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be available in India starting April 10. The smartphones also come with a pre-booking advantages valid from March 23 to April 9.

The premium smartphones were unveiled recently at a Galaxy Unpacked Event 2015 in Barcelona. Stand-out features include casing made from light-weight metal used in airplanes, a step up from the plastic that disappointed many critics of the S5, and Corning Inc’s Gorilla Glass on both front and back. Galaxy S6 and its curved-edges variant, Galaxy S5 Egde, are critical for Samsung’s plans to reverse plunging smartphone revenues and to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple Inc. By some estimates, Apple surpassed Samsung as the world’s biggest smartphone maker late last year, selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in the December quarter on the back of the success of its big-screen iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge sports a similar spec sheet apart from the Dual Edge, battery and a slight difference in dimensions. The S6 is powered by a 2,550mAh battery while the S6 Edge has a 2,600mAh battery. Both comes with built-in wireless charging- WPC1.1(4.6W Output) & PMA 1.0(4.2W) compatible.

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The new Galaxy devices run on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS along with quad 2.1GHz + quad 1.5Ghz, octa-core application processor. The devices sport a 5.1-inch Quad HD(2560×1440)Super AMOLED display at 577ppi.

On the memory front, the S6 and S6 Edge comes with 3GB LPDDR4 RAM and will be available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal storage variants with support for Universal Flash Storage 2.0.

Both the devices comes with a 16MP OIS rear camera and a 5MP front camera. Camera features include: Quick Launch, Tracking AF, Auto Real-time HDR(Front & Rear) , F1.9, Low Light Video(Front & Rear), High Clear Zoom, IR Detect White Balance, Virtual Shot, Slow Motion, Fast Motion, Pro Mode, Selective Focus.

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On the connectivity front, the devices offer WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), HT80 MIMO(2×2) 620Mbps, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC and IR Remote.

The phones are also the first from Samsung to support wireless charging as a standard feature. In another departure, they have non-removable batteries to make them slimmer. To compensate for the lack of interchangeable batteries, Samsung says a 10-minute charge by cord gives four hours of power.

Asim Warsi, VP, Marketing Mobile & IT, Samsung India, said: “We bring the next level of innovation for our consumers in India.”

Samsung is offering a guarantee of one-time screen replacement within 12 month. Galaxy S6 also comes preloaded with MS Office Mobile & OneNote + offers 100GB of additional free cloud service for two years.

There are also financial options available for consumers – an 18-m0nth ‘no extra cost’ EMI from HDFC Bank and ‘no interest’ EMI from Bajaj Finserv.

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Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge prices in India:

Galaxy S6

Rs. 49,900 (32 GB)
Rs. 55,900 (64GB)
Rs. 61,900 (128GB)

Galaxy S6 Edge

Rs. 58,900 (32 GB)
Rs. 64,900 (64 GB)
Rs. 70,900 (128 GB)

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