Sure, we could tell you how cool we think the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Galaxy Edge are, but we wanted to put these devices to the test with some of St. Louis and Kansas City’s most well-known bloggers. We gave them the newest S6 models to take on a test drive and asked for their honest opinions in return.
While many praised the damage-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, wireless charging option and Advanced Calling HD Audio on the Verizon network (“Just like HD on a television drastically improves the picture quality, HD Audio sounds as if the person you are talking to is standing right next to you,” said the Cubicle Chick), the majority of the praise focused on the phone’s 16 MP camera.
Here’s a taste of what bloggers had to say about Samsung’s “Next Big Thing”:
- “Without a doubt, the best feature on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the camera. It boasts 16 MP resolution (front camera or selfie resolution is a 5 MP) and has built-in photo editing tools that will make your pictures look professionally wonderful. And to get to the camera, you don’t have to swipe through your apps. Simply double tap the home button, and the camera automatically loads quickly and efficiently, so you will never miss a photo op. I’m told the launch time is less than one second and I can say it is super-fast. And Samsung’s selfie setting makes your selfies look awesome. It’s definitely a phone for those who like to take pictures.” – The Cubicle Chick, St. Louis, MO.
- “I was invited to try out the new Samsung Galaxy S6, so we used it to take photos with the 16 megapixel camera. I have to say, even though I'm not a gadget/tech person (I'll leave that title to my husband, Owen), I was absolutely impressed with the quality of photos I could take with a phone – it was super handy for a busy mom who can't always (aka: can never) tote along a huge fancy camera.” – A Little Slice of Pye, Louis, MO.
- “The camera is one of the best ones I’ve seen on a smartphone and it is 16 MP to boot! It took some great prom pictures this year! All in all I would say this is the best Android phone on the current market. I do love the latest, greatest technology and it has been a few years since I’ve upgraded, so I’m strongly considering the Galaxy S6 for my next phone upgrade.” – Heidi Gray, Kansas City, MO.
- “Samsung has always made great cameras, and the camera is definitely the best feature of the S6. At 16 megapixels with optical image stabilization, it’s really very difficult to take a bad picture. It’s fast to launch, too, especially with the double-tap shortcut on the home button. The S6 is a great choice for anyone who wants an amazing camera on a fast, beautiful and stylish smartphone.” – Aaron Traffas, Medicine Lodge, KS.
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