This Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge version of the phone was released in the US under different names. It was released as the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge G925 and is also known as the G925P (Sprint), G925R (US Cellular), G925V (Verizon) as well as the G925W8 (Canada). This was a more than basic phone for its era and is still a very good phone today. You can see the specs for the phone listed below.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge covers all the bands including 2G as well as 3G and 4G. Note the different versions as well as their coverage which has been added below. If you wish to connect your mobile phone to your computer then you can download the Samsung USB driver or the Samsung Android driver. Some or Verizon specific while others are US mobile specific. The bands are as follows:
Note that there is also EDGE as well as GPRS. Note that the phone was released in 2015 so the hardware is very good and will have a good mix of GPU and CPU being that it is less than 3 years old. The Samsung Edge was about the same size of other Samsung phones as well as the Lumia range of mobile phones at 142 x 70.1 x 7.1 mm with a weight of only 132 g. The screen is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel as well as being a large screen at 5.1 inches (~72.0% screen-to-body ratio). The screen is very good as it is a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and it has a very high screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels with a very high ~576 ppi pixel density.
The clarity of video and text on this phone is excellent. What makes the phone look really good is its curved edge screen and this is a buying point for many. Much like other phones the screen is a multitouch screen. The Nano-SIM on the phone comes with Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified), TouchWiz UI and as stated above it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
The phone is powered by a Octa-core (4×2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) on a Exynos 7420 Octa chipset using a top of the line Mali-T760 MP8 GPU processor. The memory ont he phone is very large as well as its storage space at 32/64/128 GB with 3 GB RAM. This is large enough for there not to be an expansion slot. Even with a 16 MP camera it will take a while to fill the space on this phone. You will need to check the space on your phone before you buy it as there could be 32GB, 64GB or 128 GB of space, so do check this before you buy it.
Samsung has always been known for its good camera setup. This Samsung Edge is no different. There are two camera’s on this phone. The primary camera is a 16 MP, f/1.9, 28mm camera which has autofocus as well as an LED flash. With a large 1/2.6″ sensor and 1.12 µm pixel size it does take good photos. Much like other phones in this category it also features geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR as well as panorama. The High Definition Recording is also very good and it can record on both cameras with dual video recording. The video on the phone is also excellent at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps as well as 720p@120fps. The secondary camera is a capable 2mm, 5 MP camera with dual video call and able to play and record video at 1440p@30fps.
Other features on the phone is vibration; MP3 and WAV ringtones alerts as well as a loudspeaker and 3.5mm headphone jack. There is also active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone. There is also WiFi and this is covered by Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band as well as having Wi-Fi Direct as well as hotspot ability. Bluetooth comes int he form of the Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE and aptX. Ther eis also GPS and this phone covers A-GPS as well as GLONASS. NFC (Near Field Communication) also comes as standard. This phone is one of only a few which sports an infrared port and microUSB v2.0 USB slot. Another good feature on this phone is the fingerprint (front-mounted) sensor which adds extra security to the phone. The sensor package is unique on this phone as it comes with an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate as well as a SpO2 sensor.
Messaging is covered by SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail as well as IM which is pretty standard today on the higher end phones. It has a HTML5 browser and also comes with wireless charging. The features on this phone is very good. All of this is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery which offers up to 26 h (3G) in talktime. The features on this Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phone is what you would expect on a phone in the €600 price range.