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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Review Roundup

A top-notch 5.7-inch Android smartphone with curved edge screen that serves little purpose other than looking cool. Although it has one of the best cameras currently available on any phone.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Smartphone

Consensus

Most reviewers preferred the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, which has the same functionality and large screen without the curved edge.

4.03 out of 5

Average Overall Rating

★★★★★★★★★★

4.03 out of 5 stars (5 reviews)

Critics Reviews (Around the Web)

★★★★★★★★★★

3.5 out of 5 stars
The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ on AT&T is a big, beautiful, powerful smartphone, with a sky-high price that's tough to justify. Read full review →
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This phone is SO DAMN AWKWARD to hold. When we reviewed the original Galaxy S6 Edge, we basically dismissed it right away because the regular flat S6 felt so much better in the hands. Read full review →
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★★★★★★★★★★

4 out of 5 stars
The 16-megapixel sensor and f/1.9 lens produce images that are as good as, if not better than, any other smartphone on the planet. Read full review →
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★★★★★★★★★★

4.35 out of 5 stars
It's a gorgeous phone with some of the finest hardware available right now, but its key feature is relatively useless, and still somewhat experimental. Read full review →
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There's just something about that curved screen that makes it look classier. And I loved the way images seemed to float off the phone's sides. It's a subtle touch that makes a big difference. Read full review →
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★★★★★★★★★★

4.3 out of 5 stars
The Edge+ may have head-turning looks and a museum-quality finish, but when it comes down to just being a smartphone I’d want to live with and use for many hours every day, it sadly falls short. Read full review →
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★★★★★★★★★★

4 out of 5 stars
A superb phone for those in love with phablets - this is aesethetics combined with stellar performance at a decent price... just a shame the battery still suffers. Read full review →
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Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6edge+ Smartphones
Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6edge+ Smartphones

Pros

  • Fast performance
  • Premium materials
  • Beautiful hardware
  • Great camera
  • Great screen

Cons

  • Bloatware included
  • Fingerprint magnet
  • Expensive
  • Uncomfortable to hold
  • Curved display not very useful
  • Verizon may not support Samsung Pay
  • Easy to hit the screen accidentally

Our Final Conclusion

A top-notch 5.7-inch Android smartphone with curved edge screen that serves little purpose other than looking cool. Although it has one of the best cameras currently available on any phone.

Product Overview

August 13, 2015 - Samsung today announced their flagship smartphones for 2015-2016, which come in two models with 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screens. The Galaxy S6 edge+ has a curved screen on both edges, while the Galaxy Note5 is thinner and slimmer than its predecessor. Otherwise, both have the same features, which include Samsung’s best screen technology, Samsung’s most advanced camera for high quality photos and videos, fast wireless and wired charging, and an incredibly powerful processor. With increased...

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Released:
Aug 21, 2015
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