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The Galaxy S6 family

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge plus

With its super speedy camera, long battery life and impressive talk time, the S6 is one to boast about.

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Facts and stats on the Galaxy S6

The S6 is a powerful piece of tech. Here are some of our favourite facts and stats.

With this phone you can:

Play a full length movie with only 10 minutes' charge.

Pocket 2560x1440 pixels - that's more than on your TV before 2012.

Take a photo in a heartbeat. The S6's camera takes 0.7 seconds and the average heart beats every 0.9 seconds.

Talk for the whole of Britain's longest train ride from Aberdeen to Penzance (13.5 hours), with 17 hours' talk time.

Samsung fans are on their phones for 1.63 hours a day

Get a 16 megapixel camera, for images 145 times clearer than the first camera phone (0.11 megapixels).

Pocket a processor that's 38 times faster than the computer which beat a world chess champion in 1997.

Travel light - at 132g the S6 is six times lighter than the first mobile phone you could buy in 1984 (794g).

Get up to 128GB. That's over 2 million times the storage space used to land a man on the moon in 1969 (64kb).

Listen to all your favourite albums back to back, with 49 hours' media playback.

Fit everything you need in your pocket - your S6 is your phone, debit card, camera and more.

The Samsung Galaxy S has been evolving since 2010

Samsung Galaxy S

Released 2 June 2010.
The S was regarded as the phone that set Samsung's mobile fortunes alight. Smile Recognition, Super AMOLED display,
5 megapixel camera.

Samsung Galaxy SII

Released 28 April 2011
Won Best Smartphone at the MWC's Global Mobile Awards in 2012. 8 megapixel camera, 1080p HD video and a 1.2 GHZ processor.

Samsung Galaxy SIII

Released 22 May 2012
Sold more than 20 million within the first 100 days of release and won EISA's European Mobile Phone of 2012-13. Eye tracking software.

Samsung Galaxy S4

Released 26 April 2013
Samsung sold over 40 million S4 smartphones within six months of release.

Samsung Galaxy S5

Released 27 March 2014
The fastest shipping smartphone in Samsung's history. Fingerprint scanner, water resistant with a 16 megapixel camera.

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge plus

Released 10 April 2015
Dual edge screen, Samsung Pay, full metal body with Gorilla Glass, fast charge, wireless charging and a 16 megapixel camera.

54% of Samsung users say the Samsung's camera is the best feature. Their fave apps are:


Instagram - 500 million+

Snapchat - 100 million+

5 star reviews

Instagram - 14,750,870

Snapchat - 1,657,520

39% of Samsung users rate social media as their favourite thing to do with their phone. Their top apps are:


Facebook - 1 billion+

Twitter - 100 million+

5 star reviews

Facebook - 15,415,953

Twitter - 3,033,087

20% of Samsung users say gaming is the Samsung's best feature. The apps they can't do without are:


Angry Birds - 100 million+

Candy Crush - 100 million+

5 star reviews

Angry Birds - 2,789,440

Candy Crush - 7,522,856

All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 2095 adults, including 610 Samsung users. Fieldwork was undertaken between 10 - 11 March 2015. The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all GB adults (aged 18+).