Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Hands On and First Impressions

By posted on September 12, 2015 10:02PM
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A few weeks ago, Samsung announced it’s successor of Galaxy S6 Edge–The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. The device was expected for October launch, but Samsung is giving a head start this time as they want to start ahead of Apple. Even Apple iPhone 6S is also launched a e few days ago, and that was a little disappointing. Anyway, here we are for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, and this time we can see some improvements. Last time, when Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were launched, the S6 Edge was much more appreciated by the consumers as compared to the S6. 

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is coming with the same design and there is no difference this time, except for the screen size, which is totally improved. The handset is now coming with a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOED display, which provides a screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The pixel density of this display is 517ppi and this time the ppi is decreased with the increase in the size of the screen. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge arrived with a pixel density of 577ppi, but screen was smaller.

Samsung_Galaxy_S6_Edge+ The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is coming with 75.6% screen-to-body ratio. The handset is not made of metal, the back panel of this device is made up of glass, but looks like metal. So, it is was quite good to hold and feel. The viewing angles of this phone were quite good. The device is not coming with a 4K display, but it is sufficient, but in the future we are going to see a lot of 4K phones. On the front of this device, you are going to the display. Underneath this display, you will see a menu button, which also acts as a fingerprint scanner and surrounding this button, there are multitasking and back buttons, which are back lit touch buttons. There is a 5-Megapixel camera present on the front of this handset.

DSC_0148At the bottom end of this smartphone, you are going to receive a 3.5mm headphone jack followed by a microUSB port, which can be used for data syncing and charging, which is again followed by the speaker grills. In the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ we are gong to witness those two all over running lines as well. On the top, you are going to find the SIM card tray. On the left hand side of this handset there is your volume rocker and on the right hand side there is your power button.

DSC_0157On the back of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, the users can find a 16-Megapixel camera, which is capable of recording 4K UHD videos. Also, it is a decent camera, which is having a lot of camera features and it comes with a lot of modes too. This time, the Korean tech giant is coming with a video collage feature, which is used to collage 4 videos. Also, the handset is coming with a protruding camera, which makes the phone unbalanced, when it’s placed on its back. This 16-Megapixel camera also supports Slow Motion and Fast Motion videos.

DSC_0154Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is coming with a very good finish, it is kind of glossy and attractive. Also, people are already buzzing more about the Galaxy S6 Edge+ as compared to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The features of the Edge+ and Note 5 are quite similar. Anyway, the handset is powered by a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, which means that it is an Octa-Core processor. It supports a Mali-T760MP8 GPU. The processor of this handset is quite powerful and we have already tested out the benchmarks and gaming performance of this smartphone. The internal storage of this device is 32GB/64GB and you can not expand the external storage as there is no microSD card slot.

DSC_0160The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is running on Android Lollipop platform, and we have to admit that the Korean tech giant has brought some improvements to it’s user interface. The brightness of this handset is quite satisfying, and you can also save a lot of power with the help of Ultra Power Saving mode. It is 6.9mm thin and it weighs about 153g. The handset doesn’t feels heavy, but it feels solid in our hands. Also, it is breakable, and it is not a rugged smartphone, thus, you have to take special care of this handset.

DSC_0149 The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is supported by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel which is coated this time, and it gives you great feeling. It supports Nano-SIM and it is a single SIM device. On connectivity features front, it supports 4G. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well.

DSC_0159 The front facing camera of this phone also gives a good performance and it comes with a lot of modes too. This 5-Megapixel camera is capable of making dual video calls and it records video at 1440p at 30fps. The touch sensitivity of this device is phenomenal and there is no lag. Also, the handset is coming with pre-installed apps like S Health, S Voice etc.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ are shown in the image above. There are a lot of differences, and some improvements. We have also prepared a comparison video between these two smartphones. So, do stay tuned for the complete comparison between these two handsets as well. Anyway, that is all for this time. Overall, it is a good smartphone to hold and feel for first time, but we have to review this product before suggesting this handset to you. Watch the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ hands on video below.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Hands On Video:

[youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTm8fmDSD7I”]

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