Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S6 Edge: How Different Are They?

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Samsung finally brought its latest flagships, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge to India. With these two premium devices, Samsung has introduced a new metal and glass based design architecture that is much better that its previous devices. Here we take a look at how these two top-of-the-line devices differ from each other in  their spec sheets.

Overall, both Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are exactly identical, and only sections that differ slightly is the processor and battery power. Both of them sport a 5.1-inch QuadHD Super AMOLED (577ppi) and feature 3GB LPDDR4. The former handset is powered by 2.1GHz Exynos octa-core, while the latter embeds a bit powerful 2.5 GHz Exynos octa-core processor. Running on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with 16MP rear and 5MP front snapper, the standard Galaxy S6 gets its juice from the 2550mAh battery. On the other hand, its curvy counterpart boasts a slightly robust 2600mAh battery.

We have pitted them against each other for a closer look at their specifications:


Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Display 5.1-inch QuadHD Super AMOLED (577ppi) 5.1-inch QuadHD Super AMOLED (577ppi)
Processor  2.1GHz Exynos octa-core 2.5 GHz Exynos octa-core
Storage 32GB/64GB/128GB 32GB/64GB/128GB
Expandable Upto
Main Camera 16MP + OIS 16MP + OIS
Front Camera 5MP 5MP
Battery  2550mAh  2600mAh
Operating System Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Network 4G LTE 4G LTE
Bluetooth 4.1 + LTE 4.1 + LTE

Price and Availability

Samsung will be bringing the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge with all their accessories to India and they will be available for purchase from the 10th of April. The Galaxy S6 is priced at Rs. 49,900 for the 32 GB variant, Rs. 55,900 for the 64 GB and Rs. 60,900 for the 128 GB variant.

The curvy S6 Edge is priced at Rs. 58,900 for the 32 GB variant, Rs, 64,900 for the 64 GB and Rs. 70,900 for the 128 GB variant..

The devices will be available in all the colour variants (White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum) that were showcased during their international launch. The Galaxy S6 will have an additional colour option of Blue Topaz while the S6 Edge will be available in Green Emerald.

Samsung has also offered some goodies for folks who pre-order their new phones before the April 10th release date. The company is offering 10,000 points to the customers in case the price of the device falls. It is also offering free screen replacement warranty for twelve months from the date of purchase.

Check out our exclusive hands on video here:

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