Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs Galaxy S6 Edge: What’s Different?

Samsung has unveiled its much anticipated smartphone, dubbed the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. It will be rolled out for sale in the US and Canada starting August 21, 2015. There is no word on pricing and availability of the phablet in the Indian market.

The device succeeds the Galaxy Galaxy S6 smartphone which was launched earlier this year.  Thus in this post, we have compared Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs Galaxy S6 Edge to ascertain what changes does the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ brings with it over its predecessor. Read on to find out how Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs Galaxy S6 Edge compare with each other in terms of specifications and features.

Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge+

Device/Features Samsung Galaxy  Edge+ Samsung Galaxy Edge
Price TBA Rs. 41,599
Display 5.7 inch Super AMOLED dual-edge – Gorilla Glass 4 5.1 inch QHD Super AMOLED, dual-edge  – Gorilla Glass 4
Resolution 1440×2560 – 518 ppi 1440 x 2560 pixels – 577 ppi
SoC Exynos 7420 Exynos 7420
CPU Octa Core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad) Octa Core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad)
Memory 32GB/64GB 32GB/64GB/128GB
MicroSD No No
Battery 3000 mAh 2600mAh
Camera 16 MP, OIS, f/1.9 aperture, AF, LED Flash 16 MP, OIS, f/1.9 aperture, AF, LED Flash
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9 aperture 5 MP, f/1.9 aperture
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, NFC
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop – TouchWiz Android 5.0.2 Lollipop – TouchWiz
Dimensions & Weight 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9mm, 153 grams 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm, 132 grams

Processor & RAM

Both smartphones are powered by octa-core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad) Exynos 7420 processor. The Galaxy S6 Edge packs 3GB of RAM while the Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes with 4GB of RAM.


While both handsets pack QHD Super AMOLED dual-edge display with 1440×2560 pixels resolution and Gorilla Glass 4 protection, there is a difference in display size and pixel density of the two. The Galaxy S6 Edge features a 5.1 inch display with 577ppi pixel density whereas the Galaxy S6 Edge+ sports a 5.7-inch display with 518ppi pixel density.


Both Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy S6 Edge sport a 16 mega pixel rear camera with OIS, AF and LED Flash while there is also a 5 mega pixel front facing camera onboard.


The Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes in two variants based on storage- 32GB/64GB. The S6 Edge also comes in 128GB variant, in addition to 32GB/64GB variants. Both devices lack microSD card support for expandable storage.


Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is backed up by a larger 3000mAh battery as compared to 2600mAh battery of the Galaxy S6 Edge.


Both phablets run Android Lollipop wrapped under TouchWiz UI.


The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes with several upgrades over its predecessor such as bigger display, more RAM and larger battery. This power packed phablet does not fail to impress us in any department. Samsung raises the bar with every device and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ is no exception.

Which handset among Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ vs Galaxy S6 Edge do you think is better? Share your views with us in comments section below.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Galaxy Note 4: What’s Different?

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