Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is officially released today MWC 2015. While the launch event is still undergo and Samsung also introduced the Samsung Galaxy S6 along with Galaxy S6 Edge. We had a lot of speculations, rumors and leaks about both the products but now here what we are discussing is final and not the rumors at all. Let’s have a look at the Galaxy S6 Edge!
Curves on both sides
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge had curve on right side only. And it was quite an Edge but the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has not an Edge in formal ways but it has curves on both sides. The curves are much less as compared to Galaxy Note Edge, so it allows the Volume and power buttons on sides as well. The side panels offer limited functionality like displaying clock etc.
Metallic Body with multiple colors
The Samsung Galaxy S 6 Edge has aluminum body with Gorilla Glass on its back. The Galaxy S6 Edge will come in multiple colors like Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and White Pearl, Green Emerald.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is lighter than Galaxy S5 and it’s a real surprise for everyone. It measures at 5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches with 132 g in weight. But the bad thing about the device is they are not waterproofed as compared to Galaxy S5.
The Edge Display
With 5.1 inch display screen, the Galaxy S6 Edge has a super-crisp QHD ad offers 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution. Made with AMOLED display technology, it gives real cool and impressive colors.
No More Snapdragon
The long charming relationship between the Samsung Galaxy S series and Qualcomm’s snapdragon chipset has come to an end. Now Samsung is using 64 bit octa core chip which is made at Samsung itself. It powers 8-core CPU with 1.8 GHz clock speed. With 3GB of RAM the Galaxy S6 edge offers 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage and has no slot for micro-SD cards.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Interface
Backed by ToucWiz technology, the Galaxy S6 Edge is much sharper, faster device in comparison to other Galaxy S series phones. The additional Samsung apps like Quick Connect, S Health, Ultra Power, S Voice and the latest themes app will allow you to customize your latest phone more and more.
The back camera for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is 16 MP with an aperture size of F1.9 to provide better capturing and more focus options. It includes OIS, HDR and 4K video options with selective focus feature as well. The nice thing about the camera is now double clicking the home button will load the camera in no time.
On front, we get a 5 MP camera with same F1.9 aperture size which is really great for Selfie lovers.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is equipped with 2600 mAh battery and Samsung claims it is using quick charging technology. According to Samsung, You can use your new Galaxy S6 Edge for 4 hours after charging it for just 10 minutes. We will talk into more details later but we get the wireless charging facility as well.
Availability and Pricing of Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge
Samsung has promised to start selling the Galaxy S6 Edge from April 10,2015. Although Samsung did not disclose the pricing yet but it is widely accepted that it will be available for $750 off-contract.
With all the rumors and curiosity when we look at the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge device, We do not find much difference in it sibling Galaxy S6 except the curves on both sides. With new TouchWiz UI, wireless charging and 16 MP Camera with OIS, the Galaxy S6 Edge is going to make a remarkable appearance in the global markets.
Watch these promo videos by Samsung as well.