• 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
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
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)

How much does Galaxy S6 Active costs?

The last time we checked, the Galaxy S6 Active was retailing at around $180 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active waterproof?

No. Our information shows that the Galaxy S6 Active is NOT water-proof an has no IP-Rating rating. 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 according to our data, but it could be different in Abroad. We mainly track USA 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 handsets, but there are other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy S6 Active support Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does Galaxy S6 Active feature Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy S6 Active support 4G data?

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

Does the Galaxy S6 Active operates on 5G wireless?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Galaxy S6 Active USB-C?

No, the Galaxy S6 Active does not have a USB C port.

Does the Galaxy S6 Active have a removable battery?

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.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better