Galaxy S6 edge+ price and release date tipped

Galaxy S6 edge+ price and release date tipped
For the first time since the Galaxy Note line inception, Samsung is pulling the announcement of its future member forward. The Galaxy Note 5 is expected to be unveiled at the announced Unpacked event on August 13 in New York City. Not only that, but there will be another first for the company on that date - an enlarged version of its current flagship - the Galaxy S6 edge - which would basically resemble the Note 5 in hardware, but skip the stylus, and have a side-sloping panel, earning its tentative title Galaxy S6 edge+.

By now, most everything else is known about the S6 edge+, but the price range it will be unleashed at. There have been rumors that the Note 5 will have a limited release at the beginning, with Europe, for instance, getting the stylus-deprived S6 edge Plus version first instead. 

Pouring water in that rumor mill is the leaked price of the S6 edge+, which is in euros, and is pegged at EUR 799.99 for the basic 32 GB model. If that sound a bit steep, remember that the S6 edge started north of EUR 700, too, while this one will have a much larger, 5.7" display, for those who just can't stomach a 5.1-incher. The release date is tipped to be August 21, or just a week after the August 13th announcement.

source: SamMobile

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Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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33 Comments

1. feeth

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 14, 2014

to me a dealbreaking price. if comes cheaper i will surely consider it.

4. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Don't read those misleading prices. These are just standard pricing from Samsung. You will get it for 30% less within 2 months. That's always the case with Samsung phones. They list the phones will high price, just wait for 2 months and get it for way less.

11. feeth

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 14, 2014

you are right. on the other hand i've been looking for a proper phone for myself for quite a while now and im somewhat tired of waiting. but indeed, at my location, s6 got 30% cheaper to about $520 now which is quite compelling.

10. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Apple and Samsung prices are RETARDED. The insult is that they are FRAGILE and have they don't have removable batteries & SD, so they are NOT future proof or reliable. If you want top prices from me, the phone needs to be future proof with a DURABLE construction and REMOVABLE battery & SD. Looks like I will be replacing my S4 with a LG G4 PRO.

14. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Hm, yes not future proof,hahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahhaha, they the only phones with ufs and in the case of note 5 epop, get real Sd card is outdated tech, the sd card reader slows the phone down big time (not the sd card) due to the way it's linked and setup in the phone, that why the cheap 1+1 as faster bandwidth of any sd card reader phone, also due to the way it's linked even the supper fast sd card rung at the slowest speeds. You are way better off using USB port as needed or wifi (as it faster) and using phone with ufs, and when you work this out you may get with 2015

28. almostdone

Posts: 448; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

How did you get -1 with thumbs up? lol

24. Techist

Posts: 311; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

It's really unfortunate that Samsung make what are arguably the best phones out there but then shoot themselves in the foot by pricing them out of most people's reach.

29. trublackrose

Posts: 45; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

Yeah. I wish these companies would stop making the Best items and pricing them out of most peoples reach. I mean, Porche, Lamborgini, Origin PCs, Alienware PCs, Chevy Corvettes, Dodge Challenger Hellcats, Red Lobster, The Housing Market etc. Why do they all have to price the top of the line stuff at the highest possible pricing. Why can't I buy me a Porche for the price of a Ford Fiesta. Sheesh. Its like if you want the best, you have to pay for the best or some s**t. Its just sick. All these Greedy ass companies expecting people to pay so much for the best. Why is a 5 bedroom, 4 bath with full On Suite Spa and 5 acres of land like a half mil! thats insane. Dont they know they should price that at the cost of a Trailer home.

2. nuldolor5x.com unregistered

Hmmmm, the bell has started ringing. And what is the price of my next number one (note 5)?

3. Danini1112

Posts: 70; Member since: Jun 22, 2013

"and is pegged at EUR 799.99 for the basic 32 GB model. If that sound a bit steep, remember that the S6 edge started north of EUR 700, too," What did you say ? The regular S6 edge (32GB) it's started at around 850€ ! Then 64GB around 900 and 128 1000...

13. mrdumbs

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

isnt 850 north of 700?

5. Talhamid

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 13, 2009

Yes, the price is steep. That said, it is still cheaper than iPhone 6 plus, while providing larger default storage, higher res display, larger battery, more RAM. Funny PA does not see fit to add its little commentary to iPhone pricing.

22. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Don't forget a handicapped software (touchwiz)

31. iushnt

Posts: 3105; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Note 4's touchwiz is great. I don't think any iPhones have that great software.

6. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

ROCK & ROLL TO THE WORLD!! WOOO!

7. AlbertAribe

Posts: 168; Member since: Jun 21, 2014

Too bad for Samsung and they want to kill the Note 5

8. raerae

Posts: 56; Member since: Jul 30, 2015

What's the price for Note 5? I don't want an edge variant.

9. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

So I assume it will cost exactly the same as the initial s6 edge. Once again s6 users got f*cked over as expected. Note 5 will cos5 as much as the base s6 on release, but the depreciation on both the note 5 and s6 edge will be a lot slower than in the case of s6.

12. trqster

Posts: 176; Member since: May 17, 2013

Very good price and entry point for the S6 Edge+, cheaper than the regular S6 Edge! Which makes no sense actually...

15. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

The s6 edge is going down in price by samsung

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

A brothers Visa card is ready. Bring it on, Edge is on Craigslist, and ready to be sold.

23. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Why don't you sell via ebay? Your item would have a larger exposure and it is much better indeed!

25. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Too late! It's sold, money's in the bank. I'm waiting on the 13th now.

17. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Before anyone says no sd card = fail It is way faster to use sd card reader on the USB or wifi than it is to have an sd card reader in your phone and the phone using emmc, this is due to the setup of the sd card reader In The phone and the damage it does to the phone bandwidth making even the lg G4 and the note 4 hd bandwidth even slower than 1+1, also In This setup any fast sd card go slow like the basic sd cards You can get a very small USB to sd card reader (you also be able to get the. Faster speeds for the sd cards that support it) that as faster speeds on top of this you have 3x r and w speeds on the phone from ufs 2.0, I.e. This setup is way faster and works way better

18. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

why samsung still confused as to why their sales tanked? THEY ARE ALL RUNNING THE SAME OS!!! YOU CAN GET A $200 MOTO G AND IT RUNS ALL YOUR ANDROID GAMES! it's like the same reason why windows computers are getting cheaper every year and no casual user would never pay >$1000 for a new laptop. YOU DON'T NEED BEST GRAPHIC CARD IN A SMARTPHONE BECAUSE NO ONE EVER DOES PROFESSIONAL VIDEO EDITING AND PLAY GRAPHIC INTENSIVE GAMES ON A PHONE!! making hardware for OPEN SOURCE OS IS A RACE TO THE BOTTOM! apple has a unique ecosystem they can charge a premium for. samsung is delusional thinking they can charge apple prices for a brand.

30. trublackrose

Posts: 45; Member since: Apr 14, 2015

You answered your own question there. a "Casual user" is not the target market of a S6 Edge+ or the Note 5.

33. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

so is samsung targeting "heavy texters?" or hardcore "candy crushers" ?

19. Loubielou

Posts: 603; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Motorola will be loving the pricing by Samsung for the S6 Edge plus,as its going to make there phones more Affordable for consumers,Moto X Style will become more affordable to everyone and can get this phone sim free as to get the S6 Egde plus your going to sign up for a new two year contract with the Galaxy S7 on the way early next year,plus there is a micro sd card slot on the Moto X Style as well

20. summerofsam

Posts: 60; Member since: Jun 19, 2015

darkkjedii, i take it your going for the edge + rather than the note 5 then? what colour?

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 31039; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Which ever one I choose, it's gonna be gold. How about you? Honestly I'm leaning toward the N5

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