Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus (Gear VR Compatible Smartphone)

Phone Weight: 132 g (4.7 oz)
Phone Height: 142 mm (5.6 in)
Phone Width: 70.1 mm (2.76 in)
Phone Thickness: 7 mm (0.28 in)

Wiki Info: In early-February 2015, Bloomberg News reported that the S6 was to have a metal body, and was to be produced in a normal version, and a version with a screen curved along the left and right sides of the device, similarly to the Galaxy Note Edge. The S6’s design was officially teased in a promotional webpage released by T-Mobile US on 22 February 2015, which showed a curved body and carried the tagline “Six Appeal”.


“…the first smartphone to work with the Gear VR…”

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Additional Information…

Price at Time of Press: £369.90 ($491.44)
Range Of Colours: Black Sapphire, White Pearl, Gold Platinum, Green Emerald
Memory Sizes: 32 GB, 64 GB, 128, GB
Headphone Jack: Yes
Central Processing Unit (CPU): Octa-core 64-bit 14 nm
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU): Mali-T760 MP8
Battery: 2,600 mAh mAh, 3,85 V
Main Display: 5.1″ (130 mm) Quad HD Super AMOLED
Pixel Resolution: 2560×1440
Rear camera: 16 Megapixel
Wi-Fi Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5GHz)
Bluetooth Connectivity: 4, 4G/LTE

Final Verdict: At the time the thought of a curved screen on a smartphone was the talk of witchcraft and that is why the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge was so groundbreaking. While in terms of pixel density it wasn’t any different to the Samsung Galaxy 6 it was still a significant step-up in design. Sadly when used with the Gear VR it does tend to suffer some overheating, but certainly no quicker or less than the Samsung Galaxy S6. A great phone and dare I say a little piece of history as well.


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