Samsung launches Galaxy S6 Edge+ in India for Rs 57,900

first_imgSouth Korean tech major Samsung on Wednesday launched its high-end flagship Galaxy S6 Edge+ phablet in India for Rs. 57,900 for the 32GB variant. The company didn’t announce the 64GB variant at the event for now.The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is available for pre-order in India. The device will be available to buy starting August 28.The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is simply a larger phablet extension of the original Galaxy S6 Edge that was launched earlier in April.Also read: Top features of Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ The Galaxy S6 Edge+ still carries the Galaxy S6 Edge’s one-of-its-kind twin curve display on the sides but adding even more real estate to it in its new rendition.The biggest change in the Galaxy S6 Edge+ with respect to the Galaxy S6 Edge is its screen size. It now comes with a larger 5.7-inch display, albeit with the same display resolution as that of the original Galaxy S6 Edge, meaning a QuadHD Super AMOLED screen with a 1440×2560 pixels resolution. The larger screen size means the Edge+ has a lower pixel density than the original Edge, a 518 ppi to be precise.The Edge+ still carries the original Edge’s glass and metal body design and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.Also read: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge full review It is powered by the same octa-core Exynos 7420 processor (quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57) coupled with Mali-T760MP8 GPU, but with an increased 4GB of RAM.The Galaxy S6 Edge+ runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box with the company’s newly tweaked TouchWiz UI on top that tries to stay clear of unnecessary bloatware.advertisementThe Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes with the familiar suite of features first introduced in the Galaxy S6 Edge to make better use of its unique twin-curve display area. At the same time it debuts some new features as well like adding an ‘Apps Edge’ shortcut to it that lets you quick-launch apps and the ability to access the ‘edge’ screen no matter where you are within the phone.The Galaxy S6 Edge+ sports the same 16MP camera with optical image stabilisation, autofocus and LED flash on the rear and a 5MP front-facing camera, like the Galaxy S6 Edge.Connectivity options include: WiFi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, GPS + GLONASS, 4G LTE and NFC.The phone is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery and supports fast charging as well as wireless charging.The Galaxy S6 Edge+ will be available in the colours silver and gold.last_img read more