Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

Announced:
Mar 1, 2015
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 10, 2015

PhoneArena Rating:

9.3
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Display

Display size:

5.1 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

577 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

71.75 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor:

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP8

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB, not expandable

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Features:

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches (142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm)

Weight:

4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gold, Green, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G925F, Samsung SM-G925W8, Samsung SM-G925P, Samsung SM-G925A, Samsung SM-G925V, Samsung SM-G9250, Samsung SM-G925T, Samsung SM-G925R4, Samsung SM-G925I

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

32 GB

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

with 64 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

64 GB

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

SM-G925P for Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 25(1900+), 26(850+)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

SM-G925F International version

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

SM-G925V for Verizon Wireless

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

SM-G925T for T-Mobile

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

SM-G925R4 for U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b)

UMTS:

800, 1900 MHz

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging
  • Small dimensions (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.28 inches)
  • High pixel density screen (577 ppi)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is powered by an octa-core Samsung-made chip built on a 14 nm node, complemented by an ARM Mali-T760 GPU. As for the rest of the specs, we're looking at a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with a super high resolution of 1440 x 2560 (577 ppi), 3GB of RAM, a choice between 32 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB of internal storage, a 16-megapixel rear camera with a wider F1.9 aperture, and a 5-megapixel front-facing selfie snapper.

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