Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Review

Rather than sporting one curved edge like the Note Edge last fall, the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge favors a uniform approach by sporting a dual curved display – where the left and right sides are subtly curved...
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90 Comments

1. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Personally I prefer Edge over regular S6. Especially in emerald...sexy beast.

5. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

I think if the price would be the same everyone would go for it. But the $150 you need to cash for something that is just an aesthetic difference it's going to be a tough pill to sallow for most of the people. But if you have the money, I understand that you would rather get the edge.

9. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

I'm only dreaming about getting it in the following months, but I believe people must support advanced innovation in technology, and S6 Edge is definitely something new. :)

32. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Might get a unlocked Emerald Green if it supports AT&T bands. Nothing is set in stone yet though. (:

48. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

It is faster than the s6

61. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Why the massive difference in benchmarks between s6 and edge?

64. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Either the S6 is defective or PA did the tests on bad conditions. Both have the same SoC and should have similar results.

69. coolrx

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 15, 2013

IMO, with better design and perfomance(a little) than s6..., s6 edge should have a rating higher than the 9.3 rating s6.

14. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

NO REMOVABLE BATTERY AND MICRO SD = NO SALE

15. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

20. guil.power

Posts: 45; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Just buy the 128GB model instead, trust me, SD cards slows your phone and drains your battery faster.

31. maherk

Posts: 6681; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Even if Samsung offered the S6 with 2TB of memory and a 15000mah battery, he will find a reason to hate on it, since it's a Samsung device. He trolls on every S6 article with the same old cr@p.

41. jmonteiro829

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I don't really have a problem with the battery being non-removable but I already have multiple high end SD cards and the fact that they are charging a huge premium to get more storage is a hard pill to swallow. This will turn many away when Android has other options. Not bashing.... everyone has their own opinion.

50. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

It means nothg about how fast your sd card are, by just adding an sd card reader the note4 r and w slower the then 1+1 and way slower than the iPhone, it does big time damage to the bandwidth of any phone tha adds it, the s6 uses ufs 2.0 that needs more bandwidth to work so sd card reader can not be added, this then make it way more than 2x the speed of the iphome 6 r and w speeds and removes the lag on the phone

29. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Jesus Christ this comment once again? You really need to find better things to do than flood Samsung articles.

75. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Funny how last year you said the same thing against others vs S5 XDDDD

34. AlexA1824

Posts: 4; Member since: Mar 02, 2015

Fast charging and with everything center around cloud storage no biggie to me. The S6 active is rumored to have the removable battery and sd card slot maybe that'll work out for you.

40. T.Law

Posts: 423; Member since: May 10, 2014

Please, F off!

43. DnB925Art

Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013

I own both the Note 4 and OnePlus One and I found that actually use very little of my microSD card for storage (none on the OnePlus obviously). I have a Google Play Music (All Access) subscription and also listen to most of my music on Soundcloud so most of my music is streamed and not on my phone. All my photos and videos are auto backed up on Photos/Picassa/Google+ so I can safely delete them from local storage on my phone if needed. I also have 1.117TB storage on Google Drive (15GB included +2GB free from updating security settings+100GB I pay for +1TB for 2 years promotion for buying a Chromebook). As far as battery is concerned, I have invested in an external battery charger and I already have 2 Qi chargers (for my Note 4 with Qi charging back and Nexus 7 2013) that I can use. More likely I won't buy the S6/Edge because I'm a Note buyer (maybe my wife will since she's due up for a new phone), but if they did this for the Note, I would still buy it. The only thing I'm looking forward to the Note 5 would be hopefully a switch to USB 3.1 Type C.

45. cdm283813

Posts: 424; Member since: Jan 10, 2015

There is only one phone that will potentially have removable batteries and Micro SD cards. So far LG screwed up the LG Flex 2. You're just making your choices very limited. Consider those options dead until more than one manufacture brings them back in flagships.

49. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Sd card reader do damage to r and w speeds the note 4 is lower than the 1+1 and adds lag to the phone and that's before you put the sd card I to the phone

57. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

20 milllion pre-order unit on the way. Go cry somewhere else

42. waddup121 unregistered

A 9.3 though. Hella great score for a hella great flagship device! Great work Sammy!

47. j2001m

Posts: 3060; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Can you please redo all the m9 benchmarks as they all gone down with the new update in software as the main cpu as now been underclocked from 2.o to 1.5' the test you bad a big deal about the m9 doing damage to the edge as now gone as it overheated the phone

56. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

No one cares about HTC anymore. S6/edge is the real talk topic here.

2. derivativex

Posts: 176; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

So pa identical scores for the s6 variants but which one should have gotten a higher score?

6. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Edge! Even more perfect display calibration, and much better battery endurance. Quite expensive, however.

3. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

strange. the s6 edge with its smaller battery lasted 1h longer than the regular s6.

8. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

no the s6 edge has the bigger battery. s6 2550mah s6 edge 2600mah

35. TheStanleyFTW

Posts: 252; Member since: Feb 20, 2013

Damn the battery life would be BEAST if it had 3000+ mah battery (Waiting 4 Note 5) :D
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