, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16 – Samsung Electronics has introduced the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge into the Kenyan market.
With 32, 64 and 128GB storage options, the phones will be available in white pearl, black sapphire, gold platinum, blue topaz (Galaxy S6 only) and green emerald (Galaxy S6 Edge only).
“With the all new LTE Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung is offering what’s next in mobility, along with a new standard to drive the global mobile agenda,” said Robert Ngeru, Vice President and COO, Samsung Electronics East Africa.
Galaxy S6 will sell at Sh75,000 while the Galaxy S6 Edge will go for Sh90,000.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be available in all Samsung brand stores, authorized dealer shops, as well as Safaricom customer care shops across the country. Both phones will come with a free phone cover and Free Safaricom data of 1.5GB.
“By listening to our customers, and learning from both our success and areas of improvement, we continuously push forward new technologies and ideas. With a re-imagined design, latest network technologies and novel services, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge offer users the ultimate experience in smartphone options,” Ngeru added.
The phone enters the Kenyan market six days after it was released in the global market with one of the mega launches taking place in the US on April 10.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are equipped with an incredibly vivid, bright and fast front and rear camera.
The lenses on both front (5MP) and rear (16MP) cameras provide a superior image quality in a smartphone, even in the dark.
Additionally, a new “Quick Launch” feature give users fast, direct access to the camera from any screen in just 0.7 Seconds by simply double clicking the home key button.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have a faster wired charging, 1.5 times faster than the Galaxy S5, providing about 4 hours of usage after only 10 minutes of charging.
The thin (6.8 mm/7.0mm edge) and lightweight (138grams /132grams edge) Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge integrate the most advanced, cutting-edge, Samsung core technology available today.
The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are built on the upgraded Samsung KNOX, end-to-end secure mobile platform, offering defence-grade features for real-time protection from potential malicious attacks.