Where as most of their concurrents will unveil their new flagships during IFA on September 2015, Samsung chose to unveil its new flagships for September 2015 during a special summer event. During this, Samsung announced Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5. With these flagships, they hope to avoid a new major success of Apple and its future iPhone 6S.

Globally, Galaxy S6 Edge+ is a Galaxy S6 Edge with a bigger screen. Previous model has been a success so why change ?

Furthermore, Galaxy S6 Edge+ shares a lot with the new Galaxy Note 5 since they are built on the same exact internals and have same screen size. Despite launching together and sharing some internals, there’s no S Pen for Galaxy S6 Edge+. This enjoyed feature is exclusively destined for the Note 5.



Specifications of the Galaxy S6 Edge+ are listed below :

  • OS : Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz
  • Display : 5.7 inch QHD (2560 x 1440, 518 ppi) Super AMOLED with a Dual edge screen
  • Processor : Exynos 7420 octa-core (2.1 GHz quad + 1.5 GHz quad) 64 bit, 14 nm
  • Storage : 32 or 64 GB, UFS 2.0 non-expandable
  • RAM : 4 GB (LPDDR4)
  • Rear Camera : 16 MP, f/1.9, OIS, phase detection auto focus, 4 K video, slow motion video
  • Front Camera : 5 MP, f/1.9
  • Network : LTE cat.9
  • Connectivity : 802.11ac Wifi, 2.4/5 GHz, MIMO (2×2), 620 Mbps, Bluetooth v4.2 LE, ANT+, NFC, Location (GPS, Glonass, Beidou)
  • Sensors : Accelerometer, Proximity, RGB Light, Geo-magnetic, Gyro, Fingerprint, Barometer, Hall, HRM
  • Charging : Micro USB 2.0, Adaptive Fast Charging Qi wireless, Powermat wireless, fast wireless charging
  • Battery : 3000 mAh non-removable
  • Dimensions : 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm
  • Weight : 153 g
  • Colors : black sapphire, white pearl, gold platinium, green emerald


Galaxy S6 family is expanding and welcomes an another member in family with the TouchWiz we know, with a few design changes and new YouTube streaming feature which goal is to compete services like Periscope or Meerkat. Only future will tell us if this new updated flagship will be a beginning for Samsung to come back at the top in front of Apple.