Samsung US leaks Galaxy S6 Active support page
Samsung has sprung another leak concerning its forthcoming Galaxy S6 Active.
The company’s US arm recently released a support page for the “SM-G890AZWAATT,” which is the code name for the rugged Samsung Galaxy S6 spinoff.
Naturally the offending page was swiftly taken down, but the internet swiftly pounced to preserve the evidence. Of course, a more cynical type might speculate that this was a deliberate plan to maintain interest in the Galaxy S6 Active ahead of release.
Either way, the support page (which comes via SlashGear) contains few surprises. For such a rugged device, the Galaxy S6 Active sure has been plagued by leaks.
We know that the Galaxy S6 Active will essentially be a Samsung Galaxy S6, but with that phone’s delicately stylish design replacement by something a whole lot more robust.
This will include, for the first time in the series, IP68 certification, meaning that it’s even more water tight than the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active before it.
It’s tough, then, but it has the same 5.1-inch QHD display, custom Exynos CPU, 3GB of RAM, and stellar 16-megapixel camera as its mainstream brother. Even the rear-mounted heart rate sensor makes the cut.
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It’ll run Android 5.0 out of the box, naturally, with the lightest version of TouchWiz we’ve seen yet.
Disappointingly, Samsung hasn’t taken the opportunity of a more practical case to fit the Galaxy S6 Active with a larger battery. It’s still stuck with a 2,550 mAh unit which, while far from bad, is actually a step back from last year’s model.