The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, announced early this month, will be available for pre-order interest registration at all three telcos from 31 March, and for sale on 11 April in White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum. Blue Topaz will be available at a later date. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for instant updates on when the pre-orders will open on 31 March.
- M1 Interest Registration – free Wireless Charging Pad and Clear Cover worth $146.
- SingTel Interest Registration
- StarHub Interest Registration
Both devices will also be available both with a 2-year contract as well as off-contract from all three telcos in 32, 64 and 128 GB storage options. As of now, no telco has revealed contract pricing for the devices. Prices are as follows:
Samsung Galaxy S6
- 32 GB – $998
- 64 GB – $1148
- 128 GB – $1288
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
- 32 GB – $1168
- 64 GB – $1298
- 128 GB – $1488
If you register your interest with M1, you will get a free Wireless Charging Pad and Clear Cover worth $146.
Key Features and Differences
|Samsung Galaxy S6||Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge|
|Display||5.1 inch, 1440p (2K resolution) Super AMOLED||Curved 5.1 inch, 1440p (2K resolution) Super AMOLED|
|Camera||16 MP, 1/2.5 inch sensor, OIS||16 MP, 1/2.5 inch sensor, OIS|
|Video Recording||2160p (4K resolution)||2160p (4K resolution)|
|Processor||64-bit, octa-core Exynos 7420 (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57)||64-bit, octa-core Exynos 7420 (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57)|
|RAM||3 GB||3 GB|
|Storage||32, 64, 128 GB, not micro-SD expandable||32, 64, 128 GB, not micro-SD expandable|
|Battery||2550 mAh, non-removable battery||2550 mAh, non-removable battery|
|Other||Fingerprint sensor, NFC||Curved display, fingerprint sensor, NFC|
Both devices are pretty much the same, aside from the S6 Edge having a curved display at the edges, and a hefty $200 price premium. They both run on Samsung’s in-house developed Exynos chipset, avoiding the thermal issues plaguing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810.
How do I pre-order?
Doing so is simple as clicking on the links above, but SingTel has kindly included and infographic to help you along. Do stay tuned to our Facebook page and this article, as we will be updating news as it arrives regarding the pre-orders.
The device will be available for purchase from 11 April in Singapore.