• 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: 249 USD at Amazon
Display5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • 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)$249
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"
Display/Body Ratio66.5%
Resolution2560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery
Battery Capacity (mAh)3500 mAh
Talk Time24 hours
Music Playback Time57 hours
Computing
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
Communications
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
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Galaxy S6 Active Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Galaxy S6 Active was retailing at around $249 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. the Galaxy S6 Active does not appear to be water-proof as we do not find an IP-Rating.
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No, the Galaxy S6 Active does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asian markets. We mostly track USA data.
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No, the Galaxy S6 Active 2560x1440 resolution is not 4K.
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No, the Galaxy S6 Active is not capable of Wireless Charging.
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No, the Galaxy S6 Active does not have Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Galaxy S6 Active is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).
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No, the Galaxy S6 Active is not a 5G smartphone.
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No, the Galaxy S6 Active does not have a USB Type C port.
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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.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better