Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Review and Specifications
Samsung launched their curved edge version of their latest flagship Galaxy S6. It named, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The phone is coming with almost same specifications for Samsung galaxy S6 except display, battery and dimensions. This curved edge phone is powered by Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop) OS with TouchWiz UI. Samsung used their powerful Octa core Exynos 7420 chipset in this phone, which has integrated 1.5 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53 + 2.1 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A57 and Mali-T760 Graphics processing unit. The phone is coming with 3GB LPDDR4 RAM for fast processing support. Samsung used Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate and fingerprint sensor in this phone. It has pre-installed “Samsung Pay” mobile payment service app, which has certified by Visa and MasterCard.
OS, hardware and RAM
|Operating System (OS)||Android v5.0.2 (Lollipop) OS with TouchWiz UI|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53 & 2.1 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A57|
|RAM||3 GB LPDDR4|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate, Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)|
Mobile network, SIM and Internet
The phone will work on 2G, 3G and 4G network. It can provide up to 42.2Mbps download speed in 3G HSPA+ network and 300Mbps download speed in 4G LTE network. The phone is coming with LTE CAT6 technology for high speed data browsing.
|SIM Type||Nano SIM|
|Mobile Network||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz|
|Internet Speed||HSDPA 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE: 300 Mbps down/50 Mbps up|
Display and camera
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has 5.1 Inches Quad HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1440 x 2560 Pixels resolutions. The attractive features of this phone is curved display. It has 577 PPI pixels density. The both side of this phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. So no need to worry about scratch and other physical damages.
|Display Size and resolutions||5.1 Inches, 1440 x 2560 Pixels resolutions, 577 PPI, Dual edge|
|Display technology||Quad HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Protection|
|Rear camera||16 MP|
|Front camera||5 MP|
Storage and local connectivity
The phone is available in three different storage variants (32/64/128 GB). There is no microSD card slot for further storage expansion. For connectivity solutions, it has microUSB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and Infrared port.
|Inbuilt Storage||32/64/128 GB Storage variants|
|MicroSD card Support||No|
|Physical Connectivity /USB||microUSB v2.0 with USB Host support and MHL|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.1 with A2DP, LE, apt-X Profiles|
|Navigation||A-GPS with GLONASS|
Battery, dimensions, multi-media and preinstalled applications
The phone is powered by 2600 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery with “Ultra Power Saving Mode”. It will support Wireless charging. Phone measures, 142.1 x 70.1 x 7.0 mm dimensions and 132 grams weight. Samsung used dedicated mic for noise cancellation. It is available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Blue Topaz colors.
|Battery capacity||2600 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery with Wireless charging support|
|Dimension||142.1 x 70.1 x 7.0 mm|
|Back panel||Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel Protection|
|Supported audio file formats||MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Supported video file formats||MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM, VP9|
|Available colors||White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz|
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Price in India on 02 January 2017 is Rs. 58,900/-