In addition to the well-received Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung is apparently preparing to release a rugged version of the handset, dubbed the Galaxy S6 Active. According to the latest report, two new images of the forthcoming sturdy smartphone have been leaked via a credible source.
GSM Arena was given a tip by an unspecified source revealing two purported photos of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active. The images show the front and rear part of the sturdy handset in black hue. Similar to other Active handsets, the Galaxy S6 Active also looks tough and solid. The device maintains the primary camera unit and heart-rate monitor layout of the flagship Galaxy S6. However, the loudspeaker location has reportedly been shifted to the back of the device.
Furthermore, the Galaxy S6 Active will not be housing a fingerprint scanner reportedly because the Active handsets come with rugged buttons. In hindsight, even the Galaxy S5 Active from 2014 does not come with a fingerprint scanner, although, last year’s flagship Galaxy S5 features one. Plus, the smartphone is tied to the model number SM-G890A.
Moving on to the reported S6 Active's specifications, the handset will feature a gracious 3,500 mAh battery unit. In comparison, the current flagship Galaxy S6 comes with only a 2,600 mAh unit. GSM Arena opines that other key configurations of the Galaxy S6 Active will be in line with the specifications of the Galaxy S6. Therefore, the upcoming device will also sport the same 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display complemented by a QHD screen resolution. Under the hood, the device will be powered by Samsung Exynos 7420 processor, which is manufactured with the help of 14 nm process.
As for camera specification, the device will sport a 16 MP rear-facing sensor, in addition to a generous 5MP front-facing shooter for selfies and video chats. Lastly, interested readers can check out the rugged images of the Galaxy S6 Active from GSM Arena. In any case, readers should note that Samsung has not confirmed the Galaxy S6 Active specifications thus far.
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