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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Short Hands On

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Yesterday, we’ve posted our hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S6. Now, here’s our hands on experience with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

  • Octa Core Samsung Exynos 7420 processor (1.5 GHz Quad Core Cortex A-53 and 2.1GHz Quad Core Cortex A-57)
  • Mali T760 graphics
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32/64GB internal memory, no expandable storage
  • 5.1-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED curved display (1440 x 2560 pixels) 577 ppi
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • 16 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus, Optical Image Stabilization, and LED flash
  • 5 megapixel front facing camera with auto HDR
  • LTE, HSPA+, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, Infrared Port, NFC
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • Qi Wireless Charging
  • 2,600 mAh Li-Ion non removable battery with fast charging technology
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop with Touchwiz
  • Price: P41,990 (32GB), P47,990 (64GB)
  • Status: Available for pre-order as of this writing

Related article – Samsung Galaxy S6 Short Hands On

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HANDS ON EXPERIENCE:

The highlight of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the curved display and the design. Let’s discuss the design first. Between the regular S6 and S6 Edge, the latter has a more striking look. If you put all the flagship phones side by side – the Sony Xperia Z3, LG G3, Apple iPhone 6, Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will stand out. The reason is that curved display.

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The display is not just unique because it is curved but it also beautiful. Having an extremely sharp 5.1-inch curved display with 577 pixels per inch really impressed us. Obviously it is perfect for movies and playing games. However, the curved display does not do that much. When it comes to function, we prefer the regular Galaxy S6.

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VERDICT:

If you want to stand out, get the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. But we strongly suggest that you get the regular Galaxy S6 instead. It is cheaper especially if you are not after the software gimmicks on the S6 Edge.

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