Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
This more expensive version of the Galaxy S6 banks it all on looks. It performs just as well as its cousin in every task we threw at it, but the few software gimmicks that make use of the Edge's beautiful curved display just don't do much to justify the extra cost. Buy it for its looks, not because it's any more functional.
- Stunning design
- The curved screen is gorgeous
- Impeccable camera experience
- Great day-to-day performance
- The curved screen doesn't do much
- Battery life could be better
- No microSD or removable battery
- It's not waterproof
- Critic Reviews (10)
- User Reviews (8)
- 83AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE10 ReviewsComputerworld60Galaxy S6 Edge review: Innovative, impressive -- aBetween the physical effects of its form and the usage-related quirks of its display, the Galaxy S6 Edge requires a lot of sacrifice just to get something that looks cool. Consequently, tempting as it may be, the device just isn't an advisable purchase for most people.Engadget90Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge review: Samsung's best phones in yearsIt performs just as well as its cousin in every task we threw at it, but the few software gimmicks that make use of the Edge's beautiful curved display just don't do much to justify the extra cost. Buy it for its looks, not because it's any more functional.CNET90Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge review: Striking curved desSamsung's striking, high-end Galaxy S6 Edge has the beauty, brains and brawn to take down the iPhone 6 and all the Android competition.Gizmodo70Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: A Quirk That Doesn't ReallThe ergonomic downgrade, the lack of useful software, and $100 premium just doesn’t make sense for me, and I suspect most people will feel the same. But if you want The Next Big Thing—just to show it off—well, that’s what the S6 Edge is for.Android Central70Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge reviewWhile the S6 edge offers a few novel software experiences, it comes at the cost of usability for normal smartphone actions, to say nothing of the price premium put on the model.TechRadar80Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge reviewThe S6 Edge is a fantastic looking handset with plenty of power and an impressive camera, but a high price, poor battery performance and sub-par edge screen features stop it from achieving perfection.Business Insider90Samsung's new phone with a curved screen is absoluThe curved screen is gorgeous, the camera is great, and the software is much simpler and easier to navigate than ... previous phones. Samsung has finally perfected the curved screen smartphone, now the question is whether or not customers will be willing to fork over the extra cash for it.TrustedReviews90Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge reviewIt’s easy to dismiss the Galaxy S6 Edge as a folly, but you shouldn’t. It has one of the best cameras on a phone ever, it looks incredible and its minor shortcomings are forgivable. It’s not a perfect 10 – better battery life and ergonomics would have made it that – but it’s damn close.Stuff100Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge reviewIt may cost as much as your first car, but that's the price you pay for a phone this special.USA Today90Review: Samsung rises to challenge with Galaxy S6Samsung nailed it with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. These are Samsung's finest and best-looking smartphones to date and if Android is your mobile cup of tea, they are the handsets to beat.
- 85AVERAGE USER SCORE8 ReviewsEngadget Reader70September 12, 2017Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90June 4, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90May 28, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!It is the best smartphone I have used ever. It feels premium in the hand and has all the specs under the hood. And there is something about that edge that is... euphoric.Engadget Reader90May 10, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Excelente review!!!!! Aqui vÃ³s deixo uma em PT caso queiram comparar.http://newesc.com/pt/review-samsung-s6-edge-preco-caracteristicas-portugal/Engadget Reader100May 5, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!I chose the 64GB Edge. The edges create a very cool infinite pool kind of effect which I really enjoy. Even though features are lacking, there are things that make you feel good when you hole this phone compared to other phones.The 14nm fabrication with UFS 2 storage and DDR4 make this an incredibly fast experience. But the battery seems to have some issue. Compared to my old Galaxy S4 and iPhone 6, it does't last longer in fact, the life is shorter. Right now I can go 7am to 10pm and still have about 15% left with my average use. But you can go full day with this. With added wireless charging and especially fast charge, I don't have too much problems with it. Make sure you use the benefit of fast charge. It is simply the best thing you can have on your phone right now.And you can't forget the camera. Having iPhone 6, I can say that the Samsung cameras are top notch. The iPhone 6 was great, but sadly it lacked control over it. It is like a camera that just needs little bit of light and bam! take the greatest picture I have experienced in Phones.Engadget Reader60April 26, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The Galaxy S6 Edge is a stunning and great phone - when it works as advertised. The single speaker outputs a surprising amount of sound, the display is absolutely stunning, and the performance is generally excellent. The biggest downside to this phone is dealing with Samsung support if there is a problem. For example, you may find yourself having the well known auto-rotate problem with the phone that even a hard reset does not fix.Their support pretends to be clueless on the problem and that you are the only person in the world to ever report it. Samsung thinks it is okay to have to send the phone to them and be without it for 2 weeks, despite them having known about this issue since day 1. They should not be knowingly selling defective devices and expecting people to mail them a phone for a device that was defective out of the box unless they are going to provide an immediate replacement. For a phone of this price, anything less is unacceptable.No doubt if your phone functions fine and never develops the problem, you will greatly enjoy the phone. If you are worried about the high probability of needing to deal with Samsung's subpar customer support, go for the vanilla S6 which does not seem to have any majorly reported problems.meringo90April 21, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The phone lives up to the hype. I chose the 64GB Edge version on Verizon. The edges create a very cool infinite pool kind of effect which I really enjoy. I know edge features are lacking, but I see this as just a well executed design element. No need for fancy, likely useless features to muck it up.The new class leading SoC, combined with UFS 2 storage and DDR4 make this an incredibly zippy experience. Since visual appeareance and performance are both top notch with this, the only complaints could come from the software - including the battery issues. It seems as though most of the battery drain problems being reported can be fixed with software updates. Right now I can go 8am to 8pm and still have about 15% left with my average use.O, and the camera. I was lucky enough to have an iPhone 6 Plus before this. I by no means needed to upgrade, but had the opportunity to try something new. As a photographer rocking a 60D with a small collection of glass, I can say that the Samsung camera is top notch in the cell phone arena. The iPhone was great, but lacked control. The "auto" settings aren't as good on the Samsung, but the camera can perform noticeably better using manual controls.If you want an Android phone, get it. It's by far the best option out there.Engadget Reader90April 17, 2015Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget