The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with a new optimised version of Samsung’s TouchWiz UI layer.
The phone features a 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440p) Super AMOLED display with a dual edge screen with extended curved displays on the edges.
Galaxy S6 edge+ is powered by a Samsung Exynos octa core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad), 64 bit chip and 4GB RAM (LPDDR4). The phone will come in 32GB storage variant but there’s no microSD card slot.
The Galaxy S6 edge+ utilizes the edge displays offering features such as ‘Apps edge’ for easy access to favourite apps, and enhanced ‘People edge’ for easy communications with preferred contacts. ‘Apps edge’ allows users to access their favourite apps by just swiping the edge display. ‘People edge’ helps users to connect their close contacts easily. From the edge screen, users can quickly find their pre-set contacts and send message or give a call directly.
It sports a 16MP rear camera with Optical Image Stabilisation and a 5MP front-facing camera. The device is backed by a 3000mAh battery that supports fast charging with both wireless and wired chargers.
In terms of connectivity, the the phone supports WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO(2×2), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC, GPS/GLONASS, and 4G LTE Cat.9 / LTE Cat.6 options. The phone comes with a fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor.