• Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs Samsung Galaxy A8

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs Samsung Galaxy A8

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2015 June 2015 July 2015
Status Available - April 2015 Available - June 2015 Available - August 2015
Price Rs. 34,900 ($513.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 595 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald Yes Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm
(5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 132 g (4.66 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800) LTE
SAR US 1.58 W/kg (head)
1.34 W/kg (body)
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SAR EU 0.33 W/kg (head)
0.59 W/kg (body)
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Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation,
- Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Mali-T760 Mali-T760 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 32/64/128 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Curved Edge Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.1 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.96% 70.76% 73.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio with RDS; recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash LED Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Auto focus, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2550 mAh 3050 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - Up to 23 h (3G) -