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What version of Android is on the Samsung Galaxy s6?

Last Updated: 22nd January, 2020

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The S6 and S6 Edge were initially releasedrunning Android 5.0. 2 "Lollipop" while the S6 Edge+was initially released running Android 5.1. 1 "Lollipop"with Samsung's TouchWiz software suite.

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Furthermore, is Galaxy s6 still good 2019?

Yes it is an average phone by today's standards. Thecamera will definitely be better than most phones as it has OIS toadd to that. The processor is exynos 7420 it is better than theinfamous Snapdragon 810.

how do I update my Galaxy s6 to Android 7? Update software - Samsung Galaxy S6

  1. Before you start. This guide will show you how to update yourGalaxy to the latest software version.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Scroll to and select Software update.
  5. Select Download updates manually.
  6. Wait for the search to finish.
  7. If your phone is up to date, you will see the followingscreen.

Simply so, does the Galaxy s6 still get updates?

On Samsung's Android Security Upgradespage, it lists all of the devices currently receiving monthly orquarterly security updates, including its smartphones. TheGalaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+ andGalaxy S6 Active have all been removed from the support pageentirely.

How long is the Samsung Galaxy s6?

Actual size of Samsung Galaxy S6

depth:6.8mm (0.27Inch) height:143.4mm (5.65Inch)
weight:138g (4.87oz) width:70.5mm (2.78Inch)
screen-size:5.1Inch (129.54mm) Resolution:1440 x 2560

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