Samsung Galaxy S6 to sport a 16-megapixel camera?

According to past reports, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will sport a 20-megapixel rear-facing camera. According to a new report, the South Korean tech giant’s next flagship will be not sport a 20-megapixel camera sensor but a 16-megapixel camera sensor instead.


The news comes to us courtesy of renowned Samsung insider – SamMobile. According to the site, Samsung has made a “number of prototypes,” and that most of the leaks concerning the S6’s camera are based on a prototype that sports a 20-megapixel camera. However, according to SamMobile’s “insider,” the South Korean tech giant’s next flagship will sport Sony’s IMX240 camera sensor, which is a 16-megapixel camera sensor. This is the same camera unit on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. You may be disappointed the S6’s camera will not offer a larger megapixel count, but SamMobile says that Samsung will make up for this in terms of “camera lens and software.”

As for the other rumoured specs on board the S6, reports claim that it will sport a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD), a 5-megapixel front-facing selfie-centric camera, 32 GB of internal storage, Samsung’s Exynos 7420 64-bit octa-core processor under the hood, 3 GB of RAM, and a 2,600 mAh battery. It will run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box. As for its UI, it is said to be the first device to have a 64-bit version of Samsung’s TochWiz UI.

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