When the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge were announced it felt like April 10 was a long way off — now everyone can go buy one.
One of the biggest devices of the year is now available for sale in most places around the world, and whether you've already put down cash in a pre-order or are trying your luck at a nearby store (or three) there's a lot to learn about the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. We've been using both phones here at Android Central consistently for a couple weeks and have been doing everything we can to bring all of the news, impressions and information we can on them.
We've rounded up all of the top information on our site that you can sink your teeth (well, eyes) into on this, the Galaxy S6 launch day. Read along with us.
1. Our comprehensive Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge review
While it's impossible to get every single bit of information into just one article, having a comprehensive review that reflects our feelings on an entire device is important. We put together a wonderful and complete review of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and it's a perfect way to start building your knowledge of the phones whether you've bought one already or are still on the fence:
2. A camera shootout with two leading smartphone cameras
Apple knows a thing or two about putting good cameras in its iPhones, but when we put the iPhone 6 head-to-head with the Galaxy S6 in a full camera shootout, the winner of the contest may surprise you. Not only does the GS6 have great imaging hardware to work with, its software is there to support it:
3. The first 5 things to do with your Galaxy S6
Oh look, shiny things! Wait, hold on, there are a few things you should do as soon as you get your Galaxy S6. Not every one of these is super fun, but it makes a big difference in the experience of using your new phone:
4. Moving from the iPhone to the GS6? This is what you need to know.
After seeing all of the great aspects of the Galaxy S6 it's not surprising that people will be making the move from an iPhone. If that describes your situation, you'll want to read up on our quick tips to make the transition as quick and painless as possible:
5. Learn even more by reading our answers to your top GS6 questions
Right when we got our hands on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, we hopped into the forums to answer all of your burning questions on the phones. A huge forum thread was created, and when the dust settled we rounded up the top questions and gave them some in-depth answers all in one place. You can read those right here:
6. Samsung has a new Wireless Charging Pad to check out
Samsung has finally chosen to include wireless charging it one of its phones without needing to buy an additional case or back, and it also came out with a new Wireless Charging Pad to match it. While the new model will match your Galaxy S6 nicely and has a cool design, it isn't actually the best in terms of keeping your GS6 on it consistently:
7. 10 big things to know about the Galaxy S6
No matter whether you have a GS6 already or are lightly considering one, more information on your purchase or upcoming decision is always good. Check out our top 10 things that you really should know about these phones:
- Galaxy S6 review
- Galaxy S6 complete specs
- Galaxy S6 news | GS6 edge news
- Galaxy S6 beginner's guide
- Galaxy S6 forums | GS6 edge forums
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