Samsung yesterday launched the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus a 5.7-inch smartphone along with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
The smartphone has got launched today in India and is priced at Rs. 57,900 for the 32 GB version. Samsung has not launched the S6 Edge Plus 64 GB variant in India. Samsung may launch the higher storage version later. The smartphone was unveiled on August 14, globally.
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The smartphone will go on sale on 28 August 2015, and the registrations for the smartphone will start today. The Samsung Edge is currently priced at Rs. 48,000 in the Indian market. Also, Samsung has not launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in the Indian market, for now, likely to get launched next month.
Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 Edge+ has a 5.7-inch display and is more of a phablet than a smartphone. Last year Samsung launched two note devices one was with an edge, and the other one was without the curved edge display.
This year Samsung has changed the strategy and instead of launched a Note 5 Edge (with the curved display) has instead extended the Samsung S6 Edge to 5.7-inch phablet design.
The new Samsung Edge+ offers great performance, camera, design and a large size screen for power users.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge are almost identical in Specs and features, barring the S-Pen on the Note 5 and the curved edge display which is their only on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus – What is new in the S6 Edge Plus that was not there in the Samsung Edge?
The Edge+ offers a bigger display 5.7 inches compared to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge’s 5.2 inches. The battery capacity has been bumped up in the Samsung S6 Edge+ to 5.7 inches. The screen is Super AMOLED and has a 2K Quad HD (2560*1440) resolution with 518 PPI.
The edge screen comes with features like people edge which lets you quickly connect with people from the edged screen. It also has Edge Apps which allows you quickly launch your favorites apps soon from the edged display.
Notably, powering the device is the Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa-Core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz. It is manufactured using 14 Nm process and is world’s most advanced mobile chipset.
The processor is accompanied by the LPDDR4 RAM – 4GB which again is much better and faster than the LPDDR3 Ram that comes on most other smartphones.
Further, it runs on the latest Android OS lollipop along with the touch wiz UI. The battery capacity on the Smartphone is 15% more compared to the Galaxy S6 with a size of 3000 mAH. The only low point I felt with the Galaxy S6 was the low battery capacity which Samsung has rectified in the S6 Edge+.
The device has support for faster 4G LTE advanced network and offers up to 300 MBPS data speeds theoretically. The smartphone does support the native 3G/HSPA/2G/Edge data connectivity options as well.
The Rear Camera on the S6 Edge+ is 16 MP with optical image stabilization and quick autofocus with f/1.9 aperture. The camera is the same what we saw on the Samsung S6, and has an excellent lens.
The Front camera is 5 MP with wide angle and ability to click great photographs even in the low light scenarios.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus youtube App allows you to stream the videos directly from native App to the Youtube directly. Lastly, the phone has quick charging and wireless charging feature which helps it to get charged quickly.
The mobile will go on sale on 21, August 2015 and will be available in the 32 GB and 64 GB variants.
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