Samsung Malaysia Electronics today announced the arrival of the highly anticipated Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge in Malaysia. You might’ve already been briefly introduced to the smartphones previously, but now, let’s take a closer look at it.
Beautifully crafted from metal and glass, Samsung has reinvented the smartphone with this stunning addition to the Samsung Galaxy portfolio. Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship, and performance, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge define what’s next in mobility giving consumers an unmatched mobile experience.
And yes, Malaysia is one of the first few countries in Southeast Asia to witness the official arrival of the 2 smartphones.
Here’s what we now know about the smartphones, having seen it firsthand:
Beauty Meet Purpose
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge is carefully crafted from metal and glass.The Galaxy S6 edge in particular has its glass body made from Corning Gorilla Glass 4 – the toughest glass to date.
Both phones come in an array of colourful jewel tones, incges luding White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz (Galaxy S6 exclusive), and Green Emerald (Galaxy S6 edge exclusive), which elicit a unique visual texture as it reflects natural light.
Vivid Images With A Fast, Bright Camera
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are equipped with an incredibly vivid, bright and fast front and reare camera. The f1.9 aperture and high resolution sensors on both front (5MP) and rear (16MP) cameras provide the most superior image quality in a smartphone, even in the dark.
In adition, Auto Real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR), Smart Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), and IR Detect White Balance provide advanced light sensitivities and crisp camera solutions. On top of that, a new “Quick Launch” feature gives users fast, direct access to the camera from any screen in just 0.7 seconds* by simply double clicking the home key button.
Super Charging & Cord Free
With fully embedded WPC and PMA certified wireless charging standard, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are setting a new industry standard for universal wireless charging. The devices work with any wireless charging pad available in the market that supports WPC and PMA standards.
They also sport incredibly fast wired charging, 1.5 times faster than the Galaxy S5, providing up to 4 hours of usage after only 10 minutes of charging.*
Cutting-Edge Core Technology
The thin (6.8mm/7.0mm edge) and lightweight (138g/132g edge) Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge integrate the most advanced, cutting-edge, Samsung core technology available today. The world’s first 12nm mobile processor a=with 64-bit platforms, new LPDDR4 RAM and UFS 2.0 flash memory provide higher performance and enhanced memory sped with lower power consumption. Moreover, the world’s first 1440P/VP9 hardware-based codec enables users to enjoy high-resolution streaming video while also using less power.
In addition, the 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen offers users the highest pixel density of 577ppi. Enhanced outdoor visibility with a brighter display lets consumer experience content without compromise – anywhere, at any time.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are built on the upgraded Samsung KNOX, end-to-end secure mobile platform, offering defense-frade features for real-time protection from potential malicious attacks. Both of these new devices are ready for immediate enterprise adoption, with market leading MDMs and KNOX enhancements enabled at launch to simplify and improve mobile device management.
Additionally, the “Find My Mobile” featured secures lost devices and protects personal information through a number of services, including the all-new remotely controlled “Reactivation lock”.
Samsung Malaysia’s Personalised Pick-Up Service
Also announced at the launch today was Samsung Malaysia’s pick-up service. What the service does is offer a personalised pick-up service for the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge if there’s no Samsung service centre near you, the owner. And if that’s not attractive enough, the service will be offered for free to all customers who have bought the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge.
To arrange for one, all you need to do is call the 24-hour dedicated careline at 1800 88 7799. The service will only be available for the 2 flagship devices.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will retail at RM2,599 and RM3,099 (prices are inclusive of 6% GST) respectively and available in Malaysia from 17th April onwards with 32GB storage option.
Malaysians can pre-order their Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge from 3rd – 12th April through the Samsung Malaysia website. Those who pre-order the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge will receive a free wireless charger*.
For more detailed device information, hit up Samsung Malaysia’s website.