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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active (SM-G890). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active / SM-G890

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active (SM-G890) smartphone released in 2015. It is powered by Exynos 7 Octa 7420 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active runs on Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.1 inches AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active (SM-G890) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy S6 Active
Type
SM-G890
Launch
2015

Body

Weight
170 g
Dimensions
146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm
Colors
gray
white
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active runs on Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, but the Galaxy S6 Active's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
Chipset
Exynos 7 Octa 7420
CPU
Octa-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
GPU
Mali-T760 MP8

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.1 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
5.1 inches
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (3 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM
3 GB
Internal storage
32 GB
External storage
no

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
5 MP
Rear camera
16 MP
2988 x 5312 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Galaxy S6 Active is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy S6 Active comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
v4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
no
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 3500 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
barometer
compass
gyroscope
heart rate
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Dustproof and water-resistant

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active (SM-G890) pictures

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