There has been a lot of hustle bustle about the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, which is about to launch at Samsung’s upcoming unpacked series on February 20. The latest news about the Samsung Galaxy S10 is that users can register themselves for the smartphone by accessing Samsung’s dedicated reservation page. However, in the midst of so much craze around the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, news of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge has broken out. These 4-year-old smartphones have received the January 2019 security patch.
Based on reports by SamMobile, the UAE variants of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge have received this security patch. The software versions pertaining to the smartphones are named G920FXXU6ESA1 and G925FXXU6ESA1 respectively. Both of these software versions are based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Since the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge have received the January 2019 security update, we can expect its successors, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge to receive security update soon too.
For the unknown, the Samsung Galaxy S6 sports a super AMOLED 5.1-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1,440×2,560 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9. The smartphone has a single RAM variant of 3GB, which comes with three internal storage options. These include 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. The rear camera has one 16MP sensor, whereas the selfie camera on the front consists of a 5MP sensor. Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC, Infrared port and microUSB 2.0. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is powered by a 2,550mAh battery that is non-removable.
The device is home to many sensors such as fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro sensor, proximity sensor, compass barometer sensor, heart rate sensor and SpO2. The handset comes in four colour options—white pearl, black sapphire, gold platinum and blue topaz. The Samsung Galaxy S6 measures 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8mm and weighs 138 grams. To recall, the smartphone was announced in March, 2015 and launched on April, 2015.