Meet the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ which is yet another variant of newly unveiled Galaxy Note 5 which also has shwn its face after rumored specs detailed. Samsung has officially announced both the Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphones at its official Unpacked media event in New York. The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is essentially an oversized S6 Edge designed for those who want a large screened, dual-edge display. Continue reading for more information on the phablet device.
The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is ultimately aimed at those cosnumers who loved what the S6 Edge brought to the table but who want the larger display. Sports a similar and improved S Pen like Note 5 brings, just as gorgeous looking device that once again takes its stylings from the revamped Galaxy S lineup. The S6 Edge+ will cater to those looking for a larger curved screen by packing a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Dual edge display with a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels screen. Like the Note 5, the S6 Edge+ will ship with Samsung’s Exynos 7420 Octa-Cote ( Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5GHz) processor paired with 4GB of RAM providing the necessary computational umph under the hood.
As expected and speculated, the S6 Edge+ contains technical specifications extremely similar to the Note 5. Camera setup is also identical with 16MP main and 5MP Selfie front-facing cam sensor. The Quick Launch feature lets you launch the camera in less than one second by double clicking the home button, Auto Real-time HDR and new filters. Here’s also same with the storage of 32GB and 64GB solutins with non-expandable microSD card options. Now that the S6 Edge+ also supports Adaptive fast charging and responds to the Qi wireless charging protocol. The battery package of S6 Edge+ is 3000mAh capacity.
The S6 Edge+ Fingerprint sensor built into the home button for secure lock and payments using Samsung Pay and heart-rate monitor on the back, which it has KNOX Active Protection and My KNOX app to protect sensitive personal and work data. The dual-edge device will be available in black sapphire, white pearl, gold platinum, or green emerald.
Here are the official specs of Galaxy S6 Edge+:
- 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) (518ppi) Super AMOLED curved dual edge display
- Octa-Core (Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5GHz) 64 bit, 14 nm Exynos 7420 processor
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32/64GB internal memory
- Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
- 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, OIS, f/1.9 aperture, 4K(UHD) video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.9 aperture
- Dimensions: 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9mm, Weight: 153g
- Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2 LE & apt-X, NFC
- 3000mAh battery, Fast Charging (wired and wireless)
The Galaxy S6 Edge+ will go on sale in U.S. and Canada on August 21st. Pre-order now! For those of you in UK, Galaxy S6 Edge+ pre-orders will begin on August 18 with availability on September 4th.
AT&T is offering 32GB and 64GB variants of the Galaxy Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ through its Next 24, 18 and 12 plans. Carrir allows you trade in an older one for up to $200 and already have a DIRECTV or U-Verse and switch to AT&T, then you are eligible to get a $300 bill credit. If you switch from other carrier, then you get $100 in bill credit.
Plans to pick the Galaxy S6 edge+ without any contract, then the 32GB version is all yours for $814.99 and 64GB option comes to with a $914.99 price tag.
T-Mobile is offering the new Samsung phablets on JUMP. If you pre-register for either of devices before August 20, you will get a free Netflix subscription for a year and T-Mobile is not retailing or selling the 64GB Galaxy S6 Edge+. 32GB variant carries a price tag of $779.99. For contract pricing, plans and other terms – hit the links below!