Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus Review

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So people, the bigger and flashier sibling of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, is here. The phone that astonished the world with dual-curve display, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has got its siblings, which is a little bigger in size. Samsung’s primary aim to launch Galaxy S6 Edge+ is to focus those people who want to own a premium phablet but without an S Pen, as you get in the Samsung Galaxy Note5.

S6 Edge+

If we see spec-wise, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note5, except no stylus. Therefore, to cover up the absence of stylus, you get the curved screen on both the sides, giving one of the best designs in the business segment

Unboxing Galaxy S6 Edge+

There is no difference in the retail package of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note5. Inside the retail package, you get the device, microUSB cable, wall charger, stereo headphones, and the usual set of booklets.

S6 Edge+ Unboxing

Apart from the aforementioned mandatory accessories, Samsung is offering a wide range of optional accessories that you have to buy separately. Some of which include chargers, headphones, and back cases for the device.

Design & Build Quality of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

If we look at the design of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, you may call it the stretched out version of the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone. This phone manufacturer giant from Korea has completely nailed the smartphone market with the design of these two phones.

There is no doubt in the build quality of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. It has a complete metal crafted body and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and it can easily withstand regular wear and tear, unless you do not drop it from your hands.

If we talk about the dimensions of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, it has physical measures of 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm and weighs around 153 grams.

The handling of the phone may make you worry a bit. Due to its large size, it is not as comfortable to hold the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ as its smaller sibling. However, thanks to its curved design, which allows users to perform some tasks with one hand.

Display of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ has a 5.7” Super AMOLED display and QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution. This delivers the pixel density of around 518ppi on the 5.7” screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+.

The flagship smartphones of Samsung has always got one of the best displays in complete smartphone business, and with the latest iteration, Samsung has continued the legacy. If you will slide the brightness slider to the maximum, you can easily have the brightness level of an LCD. Moreover, in extremely bright lights, the auto-brightness level can slide it above the manual achievable capacity, up to 540nits, as compared to its normal 410nits.

S6 Edge+ Display

Once again, the sunlight legibility of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is unbeatable. It means even in bright sunlight conditions, you get to see the clear screen of your phone.

With various Screen modes, you can choose contrast and saturation preset, and color temperature as per your convenience.

Battery of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is a power packed phone with 3,000mAh non-removable battery, giving an endurance rating of around 83 hours. It means you can trust on the battery of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ that it will run for around 3 and half days with one-hour usage of call, web browsing and video playback. Moreover, you get 31 hours of 3G talk time, 11 hours of web browsing, and 14 hours of video playback.

You get a quick charger with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ that can top up the battery in less than 90-minutes from empty, increasing the use of phone manifolds. On the other hand, with the wireless charging, the phone gets charged in less than 120 minutes making it extremely convenient for you.

In the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+, you get two battery saving modes available to you – Power saving mode and Ultra power saving mode. If you will use the latter, all the apps except the crucial ones will be turned off, allowing the phone to last for hours, even with a single percentage of battery.

Software & Performance of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is loaded with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

If we talk about the Edge Screen, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ offers you some coolest functionality with it, Night Clock being the one. The Night Clock shows you the time on the edge strips during the night, which is always on. Whether the Night clock is active or not, you can awake the edge strip by just swiping it.

S6 Edge+ Edges

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is packed with Exynos 7420 chipset and has 1.5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU, 2.1GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 CPU, Mali-T760MP8 GPU and 4 GB of RAM. All these specs have made the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ one of the most powerful smartphones available in the market.

Camera of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is loaded with superb 16MP Sony IMX240 camera sensor and f/1.9 lens and a 5MP front camera. One of the best features is the quick launch of camera. Just double tap the home key anywhere in the UI and the camera is ready in front of you to take the snap, in just less than a second.

S6 Edge+ Camera

The UI of camera is pretty simple and user friendly. You can find the majority of settings on the viewfinder. With the help of Pro mode, you get the access to adjust the focus manually; apart from this, you can also adjust exposure compensation and ISO, white balance and many more. Moreover, you can save your manual settings as a preset so that you can use it again.

S6 Edge+ Camera

If photography is your passion, then the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is for you. The device enables you to save the images in the RAW format so that you can show all your creativity in the images after the post processing.

Final Words

S6 Edge+ Conclusion

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is worth the money. All its specs, performances and other things are up to the mark. Moreover, if you want a business phablet feel, but without a stylus, undoubtedly the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is for you. The gorgeous look, strong hardware device with bigger size is the one you must buy.

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