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Troubleshooting ¶ 

If you are having difficulties with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, refer to the Troubleshooting Page.

Background and Identification ¶ 

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is an Android smartphone released on June 12, 2015 exclusively for the AT&T network. Its model number is SM-G890A. It comes in the colors gray, camo-blue, and camo-white. The Galaxy S6 Active is rated with an IP of 68. This means that it is completely dust-proof and is able to withstand immersion in water for roughly 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter.

The display of this device measures 5.1 inches and has a resolution of 1440x2560 pixels, which allows for a pixel density of 577 ppi. The phone itself weighs 5.9 ounces and has dimensions of 5.8 by 2.9 by 0.4 inches. This version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 has a standard 3.5mm jack and has a 32GB of built-in memory and its market price varies between $600 and $700.

This phone has very similar components to the Galaxy S6. They have an identical octa-core processor, a 3GB of RAM, and a 16 megapixel camera. Also, this phone was launched with a similar software, the Android 5.0.2. However, the S6 Active is thicker than the S6 and it uses three navigation keys instead of just a home button. Plus, it has a battery (3,500 mAh) with greater capacity than the S6 and a button on the left side above the volume buttons that can be used and configured to launch any app.

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