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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A All specs

Full specifications phone: Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A specs, detailed technical information, features, price and review. All about this phone.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A is a good Android phone with 2.1Ghz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

With one SIM card slot, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A allows download up to 300 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) and NFC to make payments and allows connection to other devices.

Including the battery, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active SM-G890A phone has 150 grams and it's a very thin device, only 8.6 mm.

Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
ModelGalaxy S6 Active SM-G890A
Also known asAT&T Galaxy S6 Active G890A, Samsung SM-G890
Country or region availableUSA
BrandSamsung
Release dateJune, 2015
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 146.8 millimeters (2.89 x 5.78 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP8
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (23GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S6 Active
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)576 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1800/1700/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,29,30)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
Main camera16 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
Front camera5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
RadioNot supported
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supported
NFCSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S6 Active
Active noise cancellationSupported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
UV radiation
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Gray, Blue, White
- S-Voice natural language
- OneDrive 115GB
- HAC M3/T3
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S6 Active
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
Battery capacity3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered
Talk time1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day
Standby30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.19 W/Kg (head) | 1.58 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.478 W/Kg (head) | 0.423 W/Kg (body)