Galaxy S6 Active Official, Available Through AT&T


A sportier, sturdier Galaxy

Bummed out that the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lost their water-resistant capabilities in lieu of a stylish, metal and glass body? Don’t be. Samsung has officially announced the newest member of the Galaxy family that’s capable of taking whatever Mother Nature dishes out. The Galaxy S6 Active is essentially a ruggedized S6 and has IP68 water resistance.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active specs

  • Exynos 7420 64-bit quad-core processor
  • 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, 1440 x 2560 resolution
  • 32GB of storage
  • 16-megapixel rear camera
  • 5-megapixel front
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, NFC
  • Android 5.0.2, TouchWiz UI
  • 3500mAh battery

If you haven’t noticed the S6 Active got a bit of a redesign to conform to the rugged nature of its target market, and now sports a ruggedized frame, protection for the camera and physical Android navigation keys. Samsung’s also bumped up the battery of the S6 Active to 3500mAh, but other than that it looks like the S6 Active is still the S6 we’ve known and loved internally since it was released a few months ago.


Unfortunately, it looks like the S6 Active is an AT&T exclusive for now though we’re sure there are people who are keen on buying this phone if it ever lands in the open market.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.


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