Samsung has just announced its entirely redefined smartphones, the Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+.
Left: Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+; Right: Galaxy S6 Edge 4G+
Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, the Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ seamlessly blend premium materials with the most advanced Samsung technology to offer consumers an extraordinary mobile experience.
“With the all new Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+, Samsung is offering what’s next in mobility to the consumers today. In order to achieve this, we spoke with our consumers to understand their needs and wants when it comes to phone features and design,” said Eugene Goh, Vice President, IT & Mobile, Samsung Electronics Singapore.
Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+
A recent survey conducted by research agency Kadence International among Singapore consumers intending to buy premium smartphones found that design, durability and quality of materials matter to them when it comes to selecting a premium device. Key features that influence purchase decision are battery that allows longer hours of use, familiarity with brand and superior screen quality.
“By listening to our customers, and learning from both our success and missteps, we continuously push forward new technologies and ideas. With a reimagined design, robust partner network and novel services, the Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ offer users the ultimate experience in smartphone options,” added Goh.
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- Beauty Meets Purpose
- Vivid Images with a Fast, Bright Camera
- Super Charging and Cord Free
- Cutting-edge Core Technology
- Enhanced Security
- Specially Curated Privileges
- S6 Delights
- Pre-Order/Registration of Interest
- Pre-order Collection from 10 April 2015, Friday
- Local Availability and Pricing
- Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+ & Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ Product Specifications
Carefully crafted from metal and glass, the Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ blend purposeful design with powerful features.
The Galaxy S6 edge 4G+, particularly, shows unique and outstanding beauty while also providing a solid grip and an immersive viewing experience with curved display on both sides.
Galaxy S6 Edge 4G+
Its glass body, made from the toughest glass to date, Corning Gorilla Glass4, is available in an array of colourful jewel tones, including White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum, which elicit a unique visual texture as it reflects natural light.
Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ are exquisitely crafted with a timeless design that uses superior glass crafting technology and stringent quality control.
The premium device aesthetics deliver true value and are complemented by a totally new and lighter interface that greatly enhances usability and functionality. A refined and fully optimised user experience simplifies applications and offers features and settings in a more intuitive way.
The Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ are equipped with an incredibly vivid, bright and fast front and rear camera. The f1.9 lenses and high resolution sensors on both front (5MP) and rear (16MP) cameras provide superior image quality in a smartphone, even in the dark.
In addition, Auto High Dynamic Range (HDR), Smart Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and IR Detect White Balance provide advanced light sensitivities and crisp camera solutions.
Furthermore, a new “Quick Launch Camera” feature gives users fast, direct access to the camera from any screen in less than 1 second 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.
With fully embedded WPC and PMA certified wireless charging technology, the Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ are able to work with most wireless pad available in the market.
They also sport incredibly fast wired charging, 1.5 times faster than the GALAXY S5 4G+, providing up to 4 hours of usage1 after only 10 minutes of charging.
The thin (6.8 mm/7.0mm edge) and lightweight (138g /132g edge) Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ integrate the most advanced, cutting-edge Samsung core technology available today.
Samsung’s first 14nm mobile processor with 64-bit platform, new LPDDR4 memory system and UFS 2.0 flash memory provide higher performance and enhanced memory speed with lower power consumption. Moreover, 1440P/VP9 hardware based codec enables users to enjoy high resolution streaming video.
In addition, the 5.1-inch Quad HD SUPER AMOLED screen offers users the highest pixel density of 577ppi. Enhanced outdoor visibility with a brighter display (600cd/mm) lets consumers experience content without compromise – anywhere, at any time.
The Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ 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.
Additionally, the Find My Mobile feature helps protect personal information through a number of services when user’s mobile is lost, including the all new remotely controlled “Reactivation lock.” With an enhanced touch-type fingerprint scanner, it also provides quick authentication and saves encrypted data in secure device storage.
The Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ come with a set of specially curated privileges2 via Galaxy Life (worth approximately $200) to ensure you treat yourself right.
These special privileges include:
- Microsoft OneDrive: OneDrive is the one place for everything in your life. Automatically upload your photos and videos to OneDrive from any phone and you can see and share them from your computer, tablet, or even your Xbox for free. With your Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+, you get an additional 100 GB of storage for free for 2 years. Use OneDrive and you’ll never be without the documents, photos, videos, and other files that matter to you.
- GigOut! PLUS: Exclusively for Samsung customers, users will get the latest news of upcoming concerts in Asia, enjoy great ticket promotions, meet and greet opportunities, and priority booking privileges worth up to $20 on “GigOut! PLUS” Asia’s concert discovery app.
- Shazam Encore: Shazam is the best way to identify music around you. Tap the Shazam button to instantly discover, explore, buy and share. Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ users will get Shazam Encore 6 months FREE worth up to $9.60.
- Magisto: Magisto Video Editor & Maker automatically turns your videos and photos into awesome edited movies, complete with your choice of music, cool graphics and effects, in just a few magical minutes! Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ users will get 3 months FREE of Magisto Pro HD worth up to $20.55.
- Toggle: Toggle is MediaCorp’s online service that goes beyond the television set, bringing news, entertainment, information, behind-the-scene insights to viewers across multiple devices and offering over 20,000 titles on demand, the latest MediaCorp dramas and more than 20 premium channels like ABC Studios, Disney and Nick Jr. Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ users will enjoy two months of unlimited viewing with Toggle Prime worth up to $19.80 at just $1.
- Kindle for Samsung: Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ users will get a free book every month for 1 year through Samsung Book Deals worth up to $60. Kindle for Samsung offers a suite of intuitive features including:
- Whispersync: Saves and synchronises the last page read, notes and highlights across devices with the Kindle app installed, so that Kindle for Samsung users can always pick up where they left off.
- Worry-Free Archive: Automatically backs up users’ Kindle books to the cloud so that they never need to worry about losing their books and can access them from anywhere.
To celebrate the launch of the Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ in Singapore, Samsung will be holding a consumer carnival, S6 Delights, at Civic Plaza, Ngee Ann City, from 4 to 5 April, 11am to 9pm.
At the event, consumers can head to the Product Experience Zone where they will be able to try out the new devices.
Samsung has also lined up a series of activities, including special appearances by MediaCorp artistes Desmond Tan and Julie Tan. Meet MediaCorp celebrities daily at 1pm, Julie Tan will be making an appearance on 4 April while Desmond Tan will be making an appearance on 5 April.
In addition, to reward Samsung customers, they can get their Samsung products checked for a clean bill of mobile health and enjoy up to 300 free treats3 in hourly giveaways from Krispy Kreme, Starbucks, Twelve Cupcakes and YAMI Yogurt. Enjoy scrumptious treats from Galaxy Life partners, such as Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Starbucks, Twelve Cupcakes and YAMI Yogurt, who will be at the event to give away up to 300 goodies hourly from 12-6pm!
Attendees can also enjoy the tunes of local artistes such as Cheryl and The Switch Gang, 53A and The Next Movement. Catch the performances of three of Singapore’s most popular local bands – Cheryl and The Switch Gang, 53A and The Next Movement – as they serenade the audience with their catchy and soothing tunes.
Registration of interest4 with Telecommunication Operators for the Galaxy S6 4G+ and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ will commence from 31 March 2015, 10am.
Consumers can visit the following URLs for more information:
- M1: www.m1.com.sg/s6ands6edge
- SingTel: www.singtel.com/s6ands6edge
- StarHub: www.starhub.com/s6ands6edge
Consumers can also visit the following Samsung Experience Stores from 31 March 2015 during opening hours to pre-order the Galaxy S6 4G+ (without contract) and Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ (without contract) by placing a $50 deposit per device:
- Central: Great World City #02-39 Tel: 6235 1134, Paragon #B1-27/27A Tel: 6735 5926, VivoCity #02-28/29 Tel: 6376 9150, 313@Somerset #B2-24/25/26 Tel: 68361809, Bugis Junction #01-54 Tel: 63387911, Chinatown Point #01-48 Tel: 62227911
- East: Tampines Mall #02-29 Tel: 6782 9575, Bedok Mall #B1-07 Tel:67851118, Parkway Parade #02-32 Tel : 64407969
- North: AMK Hub #B1-37/38 Tel: 6753 6070, Nex #04-42 Tel: 66367392, Causeway Point #03-12 Tel: 68911011
- West: Jurong Point #B1-09/10/11 Tel: 6791 2272, Westgate #01-01 and #02-01 Tel: 6369 9175
All successful pre-order customers will be getting exclusive pre-order complimentary gifts5 worth $146 comprising a Samsung Wireless Charging Pad and Clear Cover on collection date.
The Galaxy S6 4G+ will be available from 11 April 2015 with 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options at recommended retail prices of $998, $1,148 and $1,288 respectively, available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum. Blue Topaz will be available at a later date.
The Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ will be available from 11 April 2015 with 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options at recommended retail prices of $1,168, $1,298 and $1,448 respectively, available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum. Green Emerald will be available at a later date.
Both devices will be available at local Telecommunication Operators, major consumer electronics stores, authorized retailers and Samsung Experience Stores.
Recommended Retail Prices for Accessories
- Clear Cover ($48)
- Clear View Cover ($88)
- Wireless Charging Pad ($98)
- Level Link ($128)
- Level On Wireless ($388)
- Flip Wallet ($48)
- S View Cover ($68)
Colour and memory variants availability may vary. Please check stores for details.
|Galaxy S6 4G+||Galaxy S6 edge 4G+|
|Network||4G+ LTE Cat 6 up to 300Mbps/ VoLTE/ 4G+ LTE FDD [Band 1 (2100MHz)/ Band 2 (1900MHz)/ Band 3 (1800MHz)/ Band 5 (850MHz)/ Band 7 (2600MHz)/ Band 8 (900MHz)/ Band 12 (700MHz)/ Band 17 (700MHz)/ Band 18 (800MHz)/ Band 19 (800MHz)/ Band 26 (800MHz)/ Band 28 (700MHz)]/ 4G+ LTE TDD [Band 40 (2300MHz)]/ 3.5G (HSPA+ up to 42Mbps)/ 3G (850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100MHz)/ EDGE/ GPRS Class 12/ GSM Quad-band (850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900MHz)|
|Display||5.1” 16M colours full touch (C-type) Quad HD (2560×1440) SUPER AMOLED, 577ppi Display||5.1” 16M colours full touch (C-type) Quad HD (2560×1440) SUPER AMOLED, 577ppi Dual Edge Display|
|AP||64-Bit Octa Core Processor (2.1GHz Quad Core + 1.5GHz Quad Core)|
|OS||Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop)|
|Camera||16MP Rear Camera [f1.9, Smart OIS, Auto HDR, 8x Digital Zoom, LED Flash, Auto Mode, Pro Mode, Fast Auto Focus, Tracking AF, Selective Focus, Panorama Shot, Slow Motion, Fast Motion, Virtual Shot, Timer Shot, Voice Capture, Download (Rear-Cam Selfie, Beauty Face, Sound & Shot, Sports Shot)] + 5.0MP Front Camera [f1.9, Auto HDR, Beauty Face, Selfie, Wide Selfie, Virtual Shot, Interval Shot, Voice Capture, Download (Sound & Shot)]; IR Detect White Balance.|
|Video||UHD Video Player6 [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC), WMV, VP8, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM] 2160p @ 30fps and Video Recorder [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)]Rear Video Recorder [Digital Video Image Stabilisation, UHD6 2160p @ 30fps, FHD 1080p @ 60fps]Front Video Recorder [Digital Video Image Stabilisation, QHD 1440p @ 30fps]|
|Audio||Audio Codec : MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC, OPUS|
|Audio Format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA|
|Additional Features||Ultra Power Saving Mode7 – Extend remaining battery life for a longer standby time|
|Download Booster8 – Combine Wi-Fi & LTE networks for faster download speed for files over 30MB|
|S Health9– Comprehensive health tracking services and guide for healthy living|
|Smart Manager – Manage battery, storage RAM efficiency and device security all at one go.|
|Microsoft OneDriveTM , Microsoft OneNote|
|Themes – Personalise your device with various themes available at the Theme Stores|
|Quick Connect – Connect to nearby devices easily via Bluetooth or WiFi Direct|
|S Finder, S Voice10|
|Intuitive Multi Window11|
|Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ only:|
People Edge – Quick access to your favourite contactsEdge Lighting – Instant caller identification of your favourite contacts with pre-assigned colour on the edge screen when phone is placed upside down
Quick Reply – Reject incoming calls with Heart Rate sensor and automatically send a default or preset message to the caller
|Galaxy Essentials (Downloadable): [Geo News, Optical Reader, Video Editor, Gear Manager, Gear Fit Manager, Smart Switch, Kids Mode]Galaxy LifeGalaxy Gifts (Downloadable): [Shazam Encore, Toggle, GigOut! PLUS, Magisto]|
|Google Services||ChromeTM Browser, AndroidTM Browser, Google DriveTM, Google+TM, Google+ PhotosTM, GmailTM, GoogleTM Search, Google Voice SearchTM, HangoutsTM, Google MapsTM, Google PlayTM Books, Google PlayTM Games, Google PlayTM Newsstand, Google PlayTM Music, Google PlayTM , YouTubeTM, Google NowTM|
|Connectivity||3.5mm Ear JackWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 + 5GHz), VHT80 MIMO(2×2) 620Mbps, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile hotspot and tetheringBluetooth: v4.1, A2DP, BLE, ANT+USB 2.0NFCAndroidTM BeamPeel Smart RemoteGPS, GLONASSKies 3.0 (Download)|
|Sensor||Accelerometer, Lights, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Fingerprint, Hall, Magnetic,Gesture, Heart Rate9, IrLED|
|Memory||RAM: 3GB, LPDDR4Internal Memory: 32/64/128GB12, UFS 2.0|
|Wireless Charging||WPC1.1(4.6W Output) & PMA 1.0(4.2W) compatible|
|Dimension||143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8mm, 138g||142.1 x 70.1 x 7.0mm, 132g|
|Talk Time13||Up to 17hrs (3G)||Up to 18hrs (3G)|
1Based on Samsung’s internal test results, and on Samsung’s usage standards for regular everyday use, measured when device is at rest with Samsung battery and adaptive fast charger. Estimated charging time and usage time are dependent on network configuration, app usage, mode settings, actual device usage, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg/galaxy.
2Promotions are subject to third party service providers’ terms and conditions.
3Free treats are while stocks last and are not exchangeable for cash or other items. Other terms and conditions may apply.
4Terms and conditions apply. Please check respective Telecommunication Operators’ websites for details.
5Free gifts are available for pre-orders only, and only applicable after full payment of purchase price of Galaxy S6 4G+ and S6 edge 4G+. Free gifts are while stocks last and are not exchangeable for cash or other items. Please check stores for availability, colour and other details. For purchase with Operators, other terms and conditions may apply.
6UHD video file formats may vary among products. Device does not support video playback in all UHD file formats. Format of video content recorded or saved on device may not be supported on all Samsung products and may not be available for viewing on some products. Please check individual product user manual for details.
7 Based on Samsung’s internal standby time test results when device is at rest. Standby time is dependent on network configuration, app usage, mode settings, actual device usage, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg/galaxy.
8 Requires stable 4G network connectivity in addition to Wi-Fi connectivity; additional data charges apply. Supported on HTTP 1.1 protocol only, for files more than 30MB in size. Actual experienced speeds may vary. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg/galaxy.
9 Not intended for clinical or medical use, including diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, alleviation, compensation, cure, prevention or mitigation of any disease, ailment, defect, injury or other conditions.
10Actual performance may vary, depending on language spoken, accents, and surrounding environment.
11 For selected apps only.
12 Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/ upgrades.
13Dependent on network, SIM card, usage and battery condition.