Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge – Review, Specs, Price, Wireless Charging and more

Vintaytime Staff
2 years ago / Updated - April 30, 2016
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge – Review, Specs, Price, Wireless Charging and more

Smartphone giant Samsung electronics, announced their both most beautifully redefined smartphones, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge which are in rumored for last few months. Both devices have most similar specs, but the look wise s6 edge is more advanced than s6. The design experience with metal and glass on edge will change your mobility experience. This time front and rear camera both capture images incredibly vivid, bright with a new quick launch feature will give folks rapidly access to the camera even you’re in any screen or using any app. Both devices have 5.1 inch quad HD display but in edge you know the screen goes edge from both left and right side, that’s why this device is called galaxy S6 edge.

Common Features
BRAND Samsung
MODEL Galaxy S6 edge
COLOR AVAILABILITY Black Sapphire, White Pearl, Blue Topaz, Gold Platinum and Green Emerald
OS Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
CAMERA 16MP (rear), 5MP (front)
OTHER CAMERA FEATURES F1.9 lenses, HDR, (OIS) and IR Detect, IR Detect White Balance, Virtual Shot, Slow & Fast Motion
PROCESSOR Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5GHz, Octacore application processor
SENSOR Accelerometer, Light, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Fingerprint, Hall, HRM
MEMORY Internal 32/64/128GB
EDGE GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz),  Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile hotspot
BLUETOOTH Bluetooth® v4.1
SIZE 5.1’’ Quad HD(2560×1440)
OTHER 577ppi, Super AMOLED, Dual edge
BATTERY 2,600mAh

5.1’’ Quad HD Dual edge Display


The design work of galaxy s6 edge is only based on their curved display and this is a only major difference between s6 and s6 edge. Today many smartphone’s market say’s the best screen size of a smartphone is 5″ and with 5.1″ (2560×1440) + Gorilla Glass® + Cutting EDGE from both sides make the s6 edge display incredibly awesome & unique and you can say it’s a next level design. Additionally, in display, Quad HD Super AMOLED screen serves users the highest pixel of 577ppi. The android apps you run on this device are also goes curved from left and right on display and you get a new experience with apps.

Fast 16MP rear &  5MP front Camera


The next level, fast 16MP rear camera capture vivid, HDR and bright images in seconds. For dark shoot, Samsung provides a F1.9 lenses and high resolution sensors on both front and rear cameras to capture bright, clear photos. Samsung also gives a new Quick launch feature on this device which gives a quick access to the camera even you are in any screen by double clicking on the home button.

Front full HD 5MP camera shoot a bright and better selfies even on any light condition. HDR enabled on both rear and front cameras so you didn’t care about low light conditions.

Some of the cool camera features also available on this device which I didn’t define yet for ex. IR Detect White Balance, Virtual Shot, Slow & Fast Motion but you can see all camera features on above specification table.

Wireless Charging

After edge display, the second major quality of this device is wireless charging. You can charge your galaxy s6 edge with any wireless pad that supports WPC and PMA standards. Wireless charging technology improves our tech life by 10%, so why we lose this much tech improvement.

According to Samsung, this device gives you incredibly fast wired charging which gives approx. 4 hours usage with only 10 minutes of charging. The battery on galaxy S6 is 2,550mAh and with a little difference on galaxy S6 edge the battery is 2,600mAh.

Incredibly fast with 3GB RAM & Quad 2.1GHz plus Quad 1.5GHz


Memory 3GB is available on both galaxy S6 and galaxy s6 edge that give you more room for multitasking without any performance downtime. The new generation mobile DDR, LPDDR4  give you better performance with less power consumption. LPDDR4 increase data transfer rate that you can improve your internet speed without tense about loadings.

On the other side with 3GB RAM, the world’s first 14nm mobile processor with  64-bit architecture and quad 2.1GHz & quad 1.5GHz make your device more faster that’s why this is called next level performance. Not just a performance, with the maximum better performance this device has less consumption at maximum as possible.

More Room with 32/64/128GB Internal storage


If you compare any Android device with iOS device, you see at internal storage comparison iOS devices always win, that’s why thinking of this and apple market, Samsung gives us 32/64/128 GBs of internal storage options, that you can use to store large files, movies and more. Actually, if you watch a movie/video on galaxy s6 edge, the edge display will give you a unique experience like a Samsung curved television. Last device samsung galaxy S5 not have an optional storage of 128GB, which you get on this next level device.

Latest Android™ 5.0 lollipop


As you know on most of the devices launching this year, in all are have android, latest version 5.0 lollipop which you didn’t need to upgrade like galaxy S5. We are really surprised the experience with edge display + android lollipop feels like a charm. Both galaxy S6 and S6 edge have android lollipop.

Price (mid-range)

There is a little much difference between galaxy s6 and galaxy s6 edge price. You know galaxy S6 edge has edge display, which is the only major quality better than galaxy s6 that’s why the price for an edge will cost you around $940(32GB), $1050(64GB) & $1160(128GB). Note that the prices you see here will get from a samsung source, it may be changed anytime according to market value. For right price visit your favorite shopping destination after the release of this device.