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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Which One I Should Buy?

Published on 12 January 16
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Like Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung has two versions of its flagship smart phone - the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. But what’s the difference? Should you stay flat or go to the EDGE? Let’s took a look at how Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge differs from Galaxy S6.

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 EDGE: They Share the Same Basic Features
Actually, it’s easier to talk about how these two mobile phones the same than discuss how they are different as the differences are slight. So let’s have a glance at what they are the same first.
  • Screen: 5.1-inch, 1440 x 2560 Quad-HD Super AMOLED display 577 ppi
  • Processor: 64-bit 14nm Samsung Exynos 7 Octa processor. Four cores run at 1.5GHz and four run at 2.1GHz.
  • RAM: 3GB of LP DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of UFS 2.0 flash memory
  • OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop with Touchwiz
  • Wireless: LTE category 6 modem (300 mbps download), 802.11ac MIMO 620 mbps, and Bluetooth 4.1, NFC.
  • Front camera: 5MP, f/1.9 lens with Auto HDR
  • Rear camera: 16MP, f/1.9 lens, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, optical image stabilization

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How they Differ from Each Other
Display: The curve of the S6 Edge is the biggest talking point among all differences between these two models.
  • Galaxy S6 – 5.1-inch flat panel, 2560 x 1440 pixels, Super AMOLED display
  • Galaxy S6 Edge – 5.1-inch curved panel, 2560 x 1440 pixels, Super AMOLED display
Battery: The S6 Edge has a Bigger Battery
  • Galaxy S6 – 2550 mAh
  • Galaxy S6 Edge – 2600 mAh
Dimensions and Weight: The S6 Edge is Lighter, but Thicker
  • Galaxy S6 – 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.64 x 2.77 x 0.27 in) and 138g (4.86 oz)
  • S6 Edge – 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.27 in) and 132g (4.65 oz)
Colors: Three in the same, one exclusive color
  • Galaxy S6 –shimmering black, white, gold, or bright blue
  • Galaxy S6 Edge –shimmering black, white, gold, or deep green
Price and Availability: Expensive, Expensive and Expensive
Samsung Galaxy S6 - 32GB ($699), 64GB ($ 799), 128GB ($ 885)
Samsung Galaxy S Edge - 32GB: ($ 849), 64GB ($ 949), 128GB ($990)
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Which One I Should Buy? - Image 1
Verdict
After comparing Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, if money is no option, I would choose the Edge. Though the curved display is not useful for much, it just looks too damn attractive. However, no matter which phone you buy, you must consider transferring file from your old phone to the new. FonePaw Mobile Transfer can help you transfer contacts, music, pictures, videos and more from iPhone to Android or from Android to Android.















Like Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung has two versions of its flagship smart phone - the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. But what’s the difference? Should you stay flat or go to the EDGE? Let’s took a look at how Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge differs from Galaxy S6.

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 EDGE: They Share the Same Basic Features
Actually, it’s easier to talk about how these two mobile phones the same than discuss how they are different as the differences are slight. So let’s have a glance at what they are the same first.
  • Screen: 5.1-inch, 1440 x 2560 Quad-HD Super AMOLED display 577 ppi
  • Processor: 64-bit 14nm Samsung Exynos 7 Octa processor. Four cores run at 1.5GHz and four run at 2.1GHz.
  • RAM: 3GB of LP DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of UFS 2.0 flash memory
  • OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop with Touchwiz
  • Wireless: LTE category 6 modem (300 mbps download), 802.11ac MIMO 620 mbps, and Bluetooth 4.1, NFC.
  • Front camera: 5MP, f/1.9 lens with Auto HDR
  • Rear camera: 16MP, f/1.9 lens, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, optical image stabilization

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How they Differ from Each Other
Display: The curve of the S6 Edge is the biggest talking point among all differences between these two models.
  • Galaxy S6 – 5.1-inch flat panel, 2560 x 1440 pixels, Super AMOLED display
  • Galaxy S6 Edge – 5.1-inch curved panel, 2560 x 1440 pixels, Super AMOLED display
Battery: The S6 Edge has a Bigger Battery
  • Galaxy S6 – 2550 mAh
  • Galaxy S6 Edge – 2600 mAh
Dimensions and Weight: The S6 Edge is Lighter, but Thicker
  • Galaxy S6 – 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.64 x 2.77 x 0.27 in) and 138g (4.86 oz)
  • S6 Edge – 142.1 x 70.1 x 7 mm (5.59 x 2.76 x 0.27 in) and 132g (4.65 oz)
Colors: Three in the same, one exclusive color
  • Galaxy S6 –shimmering black, white, gold, or bright blue
  • Galaxy S6 Edge –shimmering black, white, gold, or deep green
Price and Availability: Expensive, Expensive and Expensive
Samsung Galaxy S6 - 32GB ($699), 64GB ($ 799), 128GB ($ 885)
Samsung Galaxy S Edge - 32GB: ($ 849), 64GB ($ 949), 128GB ($990)

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Which One I Should Buy? - Image 1

Verdict
After comparing Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, if money is no option, I would choose the Edge. Though the curved display is not useful for much, it just looks too damn attractive. However, no matter which phone you buy, you must consider transferring file from your old phone to the new. FonePaw Mobile Transfer can help you transfer contacts, music, pictures, videos and more from iPhone to Android or from Android to Android.

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