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This article was published on June 9, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 active will be available from AT&T June 12 onwards

Samsung Galaxy S6 active will be available from AT&T June 12 onwards
Abhimanyu Ghoshal
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Samsung has announced that it’ll sell its rugged Galaxy S6 active phone exclusively through AT&T from June 12.

Some details of the device were uncovered in a leaked user manual a few days ago, but we now know exactly what the S6 active is about.

The 4G-capable Android 5.0.2 Lollipop phone features a 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, which makes for a very high pixel density of 577ppi. It comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel shooter in the front.

The S6 active is powered by a 64-bit octa-core processor and comes with 32GB of internal storage as well as a 3,500mAh battery, which is a fair bit larger than the other S6 variants (the Edge tops out at 2,600mAh).

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Samsung says the S6 active’s casing is shock resistant, dust proof and should protect the phone from water damage up to a depth of 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes.

The phone will be available in Camo White, Camo Blue or Gray for $695 off-contract or $200 with AT&T’s two-year plan.

➤ Samsung Galaxy S6 Active [AT&T]

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