Galaxy S6 active 32GB (AT&T)

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About This Product

Take on the Elements

Dustproof and water-resistant, the Galaxy S6 active has a rugged design that’s engineered for outdoor activities. Run in the rain, camp in the desert, dig in your garden—all with your phone by your side.

Adaptive Screen

Whether you’re out in the sun or traveling by train, the 5.1" display will automatically adjust brightness and contrast levels to keep whatever you’re looking at vibrant, clear and rich with color.

Heavy-Duty Processor

Get the most speed and best performance with the powerful Exynos® 7420 Octa-core 64-bit processor. Use multiple applications simultaneously without any lag time. So you can compose a work email while researching a topic on the Internet—all while streaming your favorite music.**

Pay Almost Anywhere You Can Swipe or Tap Your Card

Introducing Samsung Pay, the mobile payment service that works virtually anywhere you can swipe your card. From local grocery stores to corner coffee shops, it’s highly secure and simple to use with your Galaxy S6 active. Only compatible with select cards from participating banks/issuers, participating carriers and certain Samsung devices; check the Samsung Pay page for a compatibility list.

Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification

Specifications

  • Type
    Provides who the cell phone carrier is for this model of phone.

    AT&T

  • Color
    Choice of colors (exterior design) that a model is currently available in.

    Gray

  • OS

    Android™ 5.0, Lollipop

  • Camera resolution (Front)

    CMOS 5MP

  • Camera resolution (Rear)
    Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.

    CMOS 16MP

  • Internet Use Time
    Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures

    3G: Up to 12 hours;
    LTE: Up to 15 hours;
    Wi-Fi: Up to 15 hours

  • Internal Memory
    (User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.)

    32GB UFS 2.0

  • Main Display Resolution

    2560 x 1440 (Quad HD)

  • Main Display Size

    5.1" (129.2mm)

Full Specifications

Category

  • Type

    Galaxy S

Carrier

  • Type
    Provides who the cell phone carrier is for this model of phone.

    AT&T

Form Factor

  • Form Factor

    Touch Bar

Color

  • Color
    Choice of colors (exterior design) that a model is currently available in.

    Gray

OS

  • OS

    Android™ 5.0, Lollipop

Size

  • Weight

    170g

  • Product Dimensions (inches)
    Height, width and depth of the phone, measured in inches (in.).

    5.78" x 2.89" x 0.34"

Camera

  • Camera resolution (Front)

    CMOS 5MP

  • Camera resolution (Rear)
    Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.

    CMOS 16MP

  • Video Recording Resolution

    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps

  • Main Camera - Flash

    Yes

  • Main Camera - Auto Focus

    Yes

Battery

  • Battery, Talk Time
    Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures

    Up to 24 hours

  • Battery Type and Size

    3500 mAh

  • Music Play Time
    Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures

    Up to 61 hours

  • Video Play Time
    Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures

    Up to 16 hours

  • Internet Use Time
    Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures

    3G: Up to 12 hours;
    LTE: Up to 15 hours;
    Wi-Fi: Up to 15 hours

Memory

  • Internal Memory
    (User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.)

    32GB UFS 2.0

Network

  • Frequencies and Data Type

    Infra: 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD;
    2G GSM: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900;
    3G UMTS: B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850);
    4G LTE FDD : B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B17(700), B20(800), B29(700), B30(2300)

  • Multi-SIM

    Single-SIM

  • SIM Size

    Nano-SIM (4FF)

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi
    Connection that allows streaming audio, video, and other computer data across wireless networks.

    802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MIMO

  • USB
    Universal Serial Bus. Common hardware interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer.

    USB 2.0

  • Bluetooth

    Bluetooth® v4.1

  • Ant+

    Yes

  • Bluetooth Profiles

    A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP

  • Location Technology

    GPS, Glonass

  • Earjack

    3.5mm Stereo

  • Wi-Fi Direct

    Yes

  • NFC

    Yes

  • PC Sync.

    Smart Swtich (PC Version)††

Processor

  • Processor Speed, Type

    2.1GHz, 1.5GHz; Octa-Core

Display

  • Main Display Resolution

    2560 x 1440 (Quad HD)

  • Main Display Size

    5.1" (129.2mm)

  • Main Display Technology

    Super AMOLED®

Audio

  • Audio Playing Format

    MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Video

  • Video Playing Format

    MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

  • Video Playing Resolution

    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @ 30fps

Services and Applications

  • Gear Manager

    Gear Circle (Manager Support), Gear Fit, Gear

  • S-Voice

    Yes

Sensor Type
Form of chip that detects light captured by a camcorder lens. CMOS circuitry converts light to voltage.

  • Type

    Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, HR Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor

Reviews

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This phone is great it has great battery life and always works.

5.0

Trx450 on May 09, 2016

I got my first Samsung phone a few years ago(S4 Active) and I knew then that I would never go back to any other phone! When I upgraded to the S6 Active I knew it would be great, but I got so much more than I expected! I've only had it about three weeks, but I've found that it's even easier to operate than my last one. Everything is right at your fingertips. The new camera is great! All my friends are starting to swap brands because of it! They are amazed at the quality of my pictures. Samsung Pay is so easy to use. everyone is amazed at how many places I can use it. So far I haven't found anything negative to say about it. Wireless charging without special products is great and the fast charge feature as well as the battery saver has me extremely confident to take my phone anywhere without worry. The durability of these phones is beyond measure. The screen of my 3 year old S4 Active is still perfect even after drops on floors, concrete and asphalt. I'm sure that with the...

5.0

jbreth on March 31, 2016

I mainly use Samsung pruducts and the s6 active is by far the best. Great display sharp crisp fast touch no lag in the phone cleans up nice. Pictures are a great quality.and the phone can take a beating. I drop my phone alot. And this phone stands up to it.

5.0

bradox on March 18, 2016

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*Fast Charging requires Adaptive Fast Charging (AFC) or Quick Charge 2.0-compatible charger to work. Wireless charging pad must be purchased separately. Testing under laboratory conditions. Based on estimated usage. Results may vary. Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other applications usage patterns.

This device passed military specification (MIL-STD-810G) testing against a subset of 20 specific environmental conditions, including temperature, dust and sand, shock/vibration, and low pressure/high altitude. Device may not perform as shown in all extreme conditions. Water-resistant and dustproof based on IP68 rating, which tests submersion up to 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes.

**Multi Window does not support all applications.

††Please visit www.samsungsmartswitch.com for a list of compatible systems, platforms, devices and terms of use. Certain content (such as DRM-protected content) may not be compatible. Consult any applicable terms and conditions with your content providers to ensure that you have rights to transfer content from your previous device. Check with your carrier if Wi-Fi or data charges apply. App matching and recommendation system not available on all devices.