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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs Galaxy S6 Mini: Release Date, Specs, Features & Price Roundup [Rumors] Active

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini are expected to be available in the market very soon, but what can people anticipate from these new phones in terms of features and specs?

Below is a rundown of the individual features of both smartphones to help users decide what is best suited for them:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

According to DigitalTrends, Samsung has accidentally confirmed the existence of the S6 Active after a leak came out from its U.S. website.

"The phone popped up as an option for Samsung Plus points reward system. Listed amongst already released devices, such as the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge, this indicates the S6 Active may be about to be announced," added Digital Trends.

The same report noted that the S6 Active will feature Samsung Pay, which could be used with the fingerprint sensor on the device. It will also reportedly have a 5.1–inch super AMOLED touchscreen with 1440 x 2560 pixels of resolution. It is made up of the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

A similar Android Central report noted that the upcoming phone release will have almost the same specifications as the Galaxy S6 but will have a much bigger 3500mAh battery. The S6 Active will be launched first on AT&T though its official release date has yet to be confirmed.

A GSM Arena report added that the S6 Active may also have a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. Its platform OS could be the Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop) and it will be powered by an Exynos 7420 chipset running in a quadcore CPU.

According to PC Advisor, the device could cost around $840.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini

The S6 Mini will reportedly sport a 1280 x 768p HD screen, as per iDigital Times. The device will reportedly be powered by a Snapdragon 808 chipset, which is also found in the LG G4.

"The chipset is coupled with a six-core CPU, an Adreno 418 GPU, and 2 GB of RAM. The smartphone will be shipped operating with an Android 5.1.1 OS out-of-the-box," added the same report.

In terms of camera technolgy, the S6 Mini is expected to come with a 4.7MP front-facing camera and a 15MP rear-facing shooter with autofocus, face detection, LED flash and HDR mode.

Yibada added that the device was found listed on the GFXBench website with the model number SM-G9198. Other features of this device include a pedometer, Wi-Fi, NFC, motion processor, barometer, accelerometer, lightsensor, gyroscope, GPS, compass and Bluetooth, among others.

Meanwhile, Android Pit noted that the device will have a $490 price tag and could be released this month or next month.

Both Samsung phones are packed with great features which Android users are looking for in upcoming smartphone releases.

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