Both handset, the Galaxy S6 Edge and the regular Galaxy S6 are now available across United Kingdom from the mobile networks to retailers .The Edge is far more classy than the regular Galaxy S6. Below are some differences between the Galaxy S6 Edge and the regular Galaxy S6.DesignThe S6 Edge appears almost alike with the Galaxy S6. They both have a classy metal frame and a Gorilla-Glass 4 back and front. However, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a curved screen that wraps on both sides. The handsets are available in white, black and gold though each contains an exclusive color; emerald green in the Galaxy Edge and blue topaz for the regular Galaxy S6. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is 7mm thick while the regular S6 is 6.8mm thick.HardwareAlmost everything on the Hardware spec is the same. However, there are minor differences. The regular S6 has a SunSpider of 1048ms while that of the S6 Edge has a SunSpider of 990ms. The regular Galaxy S6 has GFXBench Manhattan of 14fps while the S6 Edge has a GFXBench Manhattan of 14 fps. Cameras are the same with 16mps rear camera and 5mps front camera.StorageThe regular Samsung Galaxy S6 comes in 128, 64, and 32 capacities. The Samsung Galaxy Edge comes in 64 and 128 GB capacities. There are no Micro SD card slots for both handsets.Battery LifeThe S6 Edge battery capacity is 50mAh higher than the regular S6 battery. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a battery capacity of 2600mAh. Wireless charging on the S6 devices is also a new spec and Samsung touts 4 hours usage from ten minutes charging. There is no difference in energy performance with the handsets lasting for 2 days.ScreenThe regular Galaxy S6 screen has is right angled while the Galaxy S6 Edge has a curved screen. The curved screen in the Galaxy S6 looks greater than that of the regular S6. Samsung refers the S6 Edge screen as dual edge.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool