Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S8 Active


Upgrading the Samsung Galaxy S6 to a newer generation Galaxy S8 Active brings a handful of hardware improvements. The most obvious is the Galaxy S8 Active's rugged, MIL-STD-810G rated body, and massive 4,000mAh battery. Other hardware upgrades include a larger 5.8-inch 18.5:9 (flat) screen, Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM, IP68 water resistance, always-on display, micro SD card support, rear mounted fingerprint sensor, iris scanner, and USB-C charging port. The camera, although a lower resolution 12MP sensor, also sees a slight improvement with dual pixel phase detection autofocus, and larger f/1.7 aperture lens.

Storage Options

Galaxy S6 Storage

The Samsung Galaxy S6 has 3 storage options.

  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
  • 128 GB

Galaxy S8 Active Storage

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has 1 storage options.

  • 64 GB

Color Options

Galaxy S6 Colors

The Galaxy S6 is available in 7 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gold
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White

Galaxy S8 Active Colors

The Galaxy S8 Active is available in 3 colors:

  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Gray

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