The Revolutionary Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

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Samsung has released their new phone Samsung Galaxy S6 which presents on the market like something never seen before. In fact, it is. It is the first phone with curved edges which caused a great hype around Android and Samsung fans. Let’s take a look at the specifications and how the new phone does in the overall!

 

The Design

Not any other feature on this phone is as remarkable as the design to be honest. Even though it is slightly thicker than the Samsung Galaxy S6, it feels incredibly light in the hand. However, the thing that may be problematic (especially for those who have big hands) is that you have little space to hold on to because of the edges. If you have enabled edge buttons, then you may end up pressing buttons and taking actions such as calling people on your list.

But all in all, we must admit that is a really great looking phone, more elegant than any other phone on the market.

 

Battery Life

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge uses non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery, which is a strong battery indeed. However, what we noticed and what existing Samsung users say is that the battery isn’t that durable. Still, it pretty much depend on how you use the phone. The big screen undoubtedly needs battery to function, yet the other ways you use your phone will determine the duration of the battery. If you are one of those people who spend their entire day on the phones, then it is only logical that you will need to charge the phone maybe even twice a day.

 

The Specifications

 

 

BODY Dimensions 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 in)
Weight 132 g (4.66 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
SIM Nano-SIM

 

DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches (~71.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~577 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  – TouchWiz UI
– Curved edge screen

 

PLATFORM OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop), upgradable to v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset Exynos 7420
CPU Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
GPU Mali-T760MP8

 

MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM

 

CAMERA Primary 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec., check quality
Secondary 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto HDR

 

SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

 

COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host

 

FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
  – Wireless charging (Qi/PMA) – market dependent
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– OneDrive (115 GB cloud storage)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor

 

BATTERY   Non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 18 h (3G)
Music play Up to 50 h

 

The Verdict

Ever since Samsung took over to front-runner position, all we got from them were great phones, and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is no exception. If you are willing to pay additional $100 than you would pay for the Samsung Galaxy S6 to get a really stylish phone, the there’s no doubt that you are enjoy how this phone functions, but also how it feels in the hand.

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