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Difference between Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung galaxy S6 Edge


Date: 02 Mar 2015   Posted By: Mehdi     Group: Computers & Smart Devices    Category: Smartphones   

Samsung has recently announced two variants of Galaxy S6 i.e. Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung galaxy S6 Edge. What is the difference between the two? Which one should we buy - Samsung Galaxy S6 or Samsung galaxy S6 Edge?

Puzzled about how the Samsung Galaxy S6 differs from the Samsung galaxy S6 Edge? Know the basic differences between these two smartphones and which would be the better option to purchase.


Author: Aman    05 Mar 2015      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 8  (Rs 8)    Voting Score: 0

They both are almost same with only minimal differences. The major differences which I found is :-
  • The battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is more than Samsung Galaxy S6 by only 50 mAh as S6 Edge has 2600 mAh and S6 has 2550 mAh.
  • The other difference is in their weight size, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is lighter than Samsung Galaxy S6 by only 6 grams. As the weight of S6 Edge is 132 g whereas the weight of S6 is 138 g.

So finally I think Samsung Galaxy S6 edge will be the best choice to buy from Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and Samsung Galaxy S6. I have also mentioned a brief review with some of the features, specifications, pros and cons of Samsung Galaxy S6 edge below for your convenience. Go through the details given below to know more:

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge


It was announced in March, 2015 and is going to release soon around 10th of April. It has a stylish body design as it comes with the dimensions of 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm. It was found to be 132 gram in weight. It comes protected with the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and supports Nano-SIM. It offers a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors of 5.1 inches which supports the resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels so as to give a great view to you. It is multitouch device which has 576 PPI which is considered to be great or high average. It runs on Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) so as you can enjoy many Android games on your device. It runs on Exynos 7420, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 processor with 3 GB of RAM that will surely provide you with a great smooth working speed. It comes loaded with the internal storage space of 32/64/128 GB and does not support any card slot so as to get external storage space. It offers a primary camera of 16 MP with optical image stabilization, Auto-focus and LED flash and also offers a secondary camera of 5 MP. It supports some more camera related features so as to provide you with great quality photos and videos and they are Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR and panorama. It gives a great video output at 2160p@30fps. It supports 3.55 mm audio jack for headphones connectivity and also comes embedded with a loudspeaker. It comes packed with few senors such as Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture and heart rate. It supports some messaging related features such as SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail and IM and also supports Java. It is powered by the battery of Non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh. It is available in various colors such as White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Green Emerald.

Pros
  • Great processor
  • Great PPI
  • Great camera to click photos in a great quality


Cons
So far I have only got one disadvantage with this device and that is mentioned below.
  • No expandable storage space support


Author: Timmappa Kamat    06 Mar 2015      Member Level: Platinum     Points : 6  (Rs 6)    Voting Score: 0

Key differences between S6 and S6 Edge are as follows -

Battery

The S6 Edge has a slightly larger battery. The battery capacity of S6 is 2550 may,  while that on S6 Edge is 2600 mAh. This is a small difference, so one can't make out the significance of this move.

Weight

Edge is little lighter than the S6. Though it has a bit larger dimensions than the S6, the Edge version weighs 132 grams while S6 weighs 138 grams.

Thickness

Again Edge is thicker than the S6. S6 is 6.8mm thick and the Edge is 7.0 mm. Though this 0.2mm does not make much of a difference, it is worth mention.

Look and Feel

This aspect could be dependent on individual preferremces,  but the Edge looks and feels much better than the S6. Maybe because we are witnessing a new concept of curved sides.

Software

The Edge has some additional software features for the curved screen. Time is displayed on the edge even when the phone is asleep. There is also a feature named People panel. You can assign your favourite contacts here. You will also be able to assign a specific color to a particular contact. The device emits the light of that particular color when that person calls you.
These are the differences we can find from the spec sheets provided, the actual differences, if any, in terms of performance will only be evident after the device launches on April, 10.





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