• 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3500 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active phone has a 5.1-inch (2560x1440) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3500 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 7420 Octa with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy S6 Active (2015), Price: 180 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
Battery3500 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 170g (6oz), 146.8x73.4x8.6 mm (5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$180
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"
Display/Body Ratio66.5%
Sharpness (PPI)576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery Capacity (mAh)3500 mAh
Talk Time24 hours
Music Playback Time57 hours
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7420 Octa
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.0.2
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR US Head1.19 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.58 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.48 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.42 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Galaxy S6 Active Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active waterproof?

No. Our data indicates that the Galaxy S6 Active is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating certification. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy S6 Active Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Abroad. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy S6 Active 4K?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active resolution of (2560x1440) is not defined as 4K. 4K is usually defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but it has other variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy S6 Active have Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy S6 Active does not feature Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy S6 Active 4G-compatible?

Yes, the Galaxy S6 Active is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy S6 Active 5G?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active is not a 5G device.

Does the Galaxy S6 Active have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active is not a USB-C smartphone.

If the battery of the Galaxy S6 Active removable?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active's battery cannot be removed.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better