The New Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

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Samsung S6 and Samsung S6 EdgeAn Insightful Look at the New Samsung Galaxy Devices

With every new year come new mobile phones, with various phone manufacturers working hard to achieve the best technologically advanced mobile phone, highly competitive against the rivals. The majority of us will always be looking to get our hands on the latest mobile phone and nifty features that will allow us the ability to “do all” with one device. It’s clear that just when we think manufacturers cannot come up with a better smartphone than they already have, we are proven wrong.

Meet the Latest Samsung Smartphone

The new Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are said to bring about revolutionary, unrivalled smartphone features.

A Closer Look at the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge


At first glance, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge appear to be very similar. They are both designed with superb styling and high-tech, yet user-friendly features. Both devices have an excellent High Definition Display. In a departure from previous models, the battery is built-in, which might not find favour with all Galaxy fans. The S6 Edge is distinctly recognized by its curved display and is one of the first smartphones to showcase this chic curved screen. This design offers the user exclusive features embedded within the curved frame such as “People Edge”, “Information stream” and “Night clock”. The phones are made with innovative aeroplane grade aluminium steel and Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It goes without saying that the new Samsung Galaxy phones are not only very attractive but robust too.

Top Galaxy S6 Specs:

Face detection
Smile detection
AF assist beam
Black illuminated sensor
Digital zoom
Voice activation

Additional Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Specs:

Heart rate monitor
Fast charging
Wireless charging
Able to run multiple applications simultaneously
Wake a smaller part of the screen to view notifications
Tracking auto-focus
Fast opening camera
Phone can be used as a TV remote

Samsung Galaxy S6Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

 More Galaxy S6 Edge and S6 Specs:

Galaxy S6
Galaxy S6 Edge
Dimensions: 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8mmDimensions: 142.1 x 70.1 x 7mm
Weight: 138gWeight: 132g
OS: Android 5.0 LollipopOS: Android 5.0 Lollipop
Type: 5.1” quad-HD AMOLED (2560x1440)Type: 5.1” quad-HD AMOLED (2560x1440 dual edge)
Rear Camera: 16MPRear Camera: 16MP
Front Camera: 5MPFront Camera: 5MP
Internal Memory: 32GB/64GB/128GB 3GB DDR4 RAMInternal Memory: 32GB/64GB/128GB 3GBDDR4 RAM   
Graphics: Mali-T760 GraphicsGraphics: Mali-T760 Graphics
CPU: Quad-core 1.5GHz Cortex- A53 & Quad-core 2.1GHz Cortex-A57 ProcessorCPU: Quad-core 1.5GHz Cortex- A53 & Quad-core 2.1GHz Cortex-A57 Processor       

Price Tag

Both Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and the S6 will be available to purchase in South Africa in April 2015. If you’re looking to get your hands on either of these new Samsung smartphones, you will have to dig deep into your pockets. Research shows that the Samsung Galaxy S6 price will start at about R12,000 for the 32GB and the S6 Edge 64GB will be available from a whopping R16,000. Of course, prices will vary across mobile networks in South Africa.

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