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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20455 reviews of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and screen. The usability and design are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the social networking functionality and reception. There are some mixed comments about the reliability and price.

performance, design, usability, screen, portability

battery, reception, social network

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 344 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability and usability. The design and screen also get good feedback.

performance, screen, design, usability, portability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 32 GB SIM-Free Smartphone - GreenSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge 32 GB SIM-Free Smartphone - Green

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1311 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the portability and screen. The usability and design also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the reliability. There are some mixed views about the reception and size.

performance, design, usability, screen, portability

reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge G925F 32GB Unlocked GSM LTE Octa-Core Phone - BlackSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge G925F 32GB Unlocked GSM LTE Octa-Core Phone - Black

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (SM-G925 / SM-G9250) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviews about the screen and portability are generally positive. The usability and design also get good feedback.

performance, design, usability, portability, screen

96% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925 32GB Sapphire Black UnlockedSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge SM-G925 32GB Sapphire Black Unlocked

Jan, 2018

Expert review by: Daniel Schmidt (notebookcheck.net)

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Smartphone Review

 

A new standard. The conventional Galaxy S6 was already very convincing in our review. Samsung now offers a smartphone with two rounded display edges with the Galaxy S6 Edge for the first time, but the additional price is pretty steep. Our review shows...

Good display, Sophisticated materials, Great build quality, Thin and light, Fast SoC, Great camera, Good WLAN signal, High Bluetooth range, Great voice quality, Wireless charging, Quick charge

Storage not expandable, Neither MHL nor DLNA, No IP certification anymore, Mediocre GPS accuracy, Poor headset, Weak speaker

With or without a rounded display, the smartphones from the Galaxy S6-series are equipped with the latest hardware components and the Galaxy S6 Edge once again shows how innovative the Koreans can be. You will have to decide for yourself whether the...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (AT&T)

 

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ on AT&T is a big, beautiful, powerful smartphone, with a sky-high price that's tough to justify.

Fast performance. Premium materials. Excellent cameras.

Extremely expensive. Edge functionality is limited.

Comparisons and Conclusions This phone costs $814. That's a lot of money. As the AT&T edge+ doesn't have better battery life than the AT&T Galaxy Note 5, you really are paying $75 for curved glass here, and I don't think that's the best deal. The...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Jeffrey Van Camp (digitaltrends.com)

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge review

 

The curved screen on the Galaxy S6 Edge looks beautiful but harms the experience. We highly recommend a standard Galaxy S6.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are both absolutely gorgeous phones. They borrow a lot of design traits from the iPhone line, and that’s fantastic, because the iPhone is the most beautiful phone out there. But of the two, we do recommend the Galaxy S6 Edge.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (dpreview.com)

Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge camera review

 

DPReview smartphone reviews are written with the needs of photographers in mind. We focus on camera features, performance, and image quality.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: (dpreview.com)

DxOMark Mobile report: Samsung Galaxy S6 / S6 Edge

 

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are Samsung's latest flagship smartphones and were launched at the Mobile World Congress in March. Apart from the curved screen edges of the S6 Edge they come with identical specifications and use the same camera...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Joshua Ho (anandtech.com)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Review

 

As recently as the Galaxy S5, Samsung had a fundamentally different strategy from companies like HTC and Apple. While design wasn't ignored completely, Samsung Mobile had a different set of priorities. In general, it felt like Samsung wanted the phone...

Taking everything together, the Galaxy S6 is the phone to beat right now. I’m not sure I’m the biggest fan of the glass back, but the display, camera, SoC, fingerprint sensor, battery life, and design are all strong points in favor of the Galaxy S6. In...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Review

 

Samsung has a lackluster track record making flagship smartphones with serious lust-appeal. Its plastic-bodied Galaxy range was the Camry trying to play in Mercedes and Audi territory, earnestly ticking the boxes on the spec sheet, but failing to grasp...

At first glance, it should be easy to make a flagship smartphone. Scoop off the cream at the top of the component chain, throw in some premium materials – you can take your pick, but metal and glass seem good places to start – and bingo. Problem is,...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.com)

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge review

 

When the Galaxy S6 and 6S Edge debuted in the Spring of 2015, they represented a dramatic departure for Samsung. Gone was the utilitarian plastic build of every Galaxy S past; in its place, glass and aluminum alloy, and, in the case of the S6 Edge, a...

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge's wraparound screen transforms an already great phone into Samsung's best-looking handset. Ever.

That supercool design comes with a big price tag, and the screen doesn't deliver any real killer apps. Like the regular S6, the Edge doesn't support swappable batteries or expandable storage.

Samsung's striking, high-end Galaxy S6 Edge has the beauty, brains and brawn to take down the iPhone 6 and all the Android competition.

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge ( 32GB, black sapphire)

 

Its two rounded sides create a bold, innovative design that isn't just the first commercial dual-curved display, it's also probably the best screen on a phone today. And although the S6 and S6 Edge share every major spec and nearly every color, it's...

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge's wraparound screen transforms an already great phone into Samsung's best-looking handset. Ever.

That supercool design comes with a big price tag, and the screen doesn't deliver any real killer apps. Like the regular S6, the Edge doesn't support swappable batteries or expandable storage.

Samsung's striking, high-end Galaxy S6 Edge has the beauty, brains and brawn to take down the iPhone 6 and all the Android competition.

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: (theverge.com)

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge review

 

Those power-hungry apps also took a toll on battery life. In our web browsing battery test (which loops a web page once a minute), the Galaxy S6 held up well, achieving over nine hours of uptime. But in actual usage — especially when streaming YouTube...

Beautiful design ; Excellent camera ; Incredible screen

Average battery life ; Software still needs work ; Curved screen mostly a gimmick

The Galaxy S6 Edge is Samsung at its boldest. The Galaxy S6 is Samsung at its best

Mar, 2015

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2600 / 3000 / 3600
Battery performance:2600 / 3600
Browsing time (3G):10
Browsing time (4G):11
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):12
Continuous audio playback time:50 / 66
Continuous video playback time:13 / 15
Talk time (3G):18 / 20
Wireless Charging:Y / Yes

Call Management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating alert:Y / Yes
Voice commands:Y / Yes

Camera

Auto focus:Y / Yes
Built-in flash:Y / Yes
Camera Resolution:3840 x 2160
Digital Zoom:8
Face detection:Y / Yes
Flash Type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Image Stabilizer:No / Y / Yes
ISO sensitivity:Auto
Main camera resolution (numeric):16
Maximum frame rate:120 / 30
Night mode:Y / Yes
Optical sensor size:1 / 2.6
Rear Camera Resolution:3840 x 2160
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12 / 16
Rear camera type:Single camera
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@120fps, 1920x1080@60fps, 3840x2160@30fps / 1920x1080@30fps / 1920x1080@30fps, 3840x2160@30fps / 1920x1080@60fps,3840x2160@30fps / 3840x2160@30fps
Second camera:Y / Yes
Second camera resolution:2 / 5
Self-timer:Y / Yes
Sensor Type:CMOS
Smile detection:Y / Yes
Video capture resolution (max):3840 x 2160
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 1080p, 2160p / 1080p,2160p / 720p, 1080p, 2160p / 720p,1080p,2160p
White Balance:Auto
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Certificates

Body SAR:0.499 / 0.594
Body SAR (EU):0.499 / 0.58 / 0.594
Head SAR:0.334 / 0.382 / 0.473 / 334
Head SAR (EU):0.216 / 0.334 / 0.382 / 0.473

Design

Brand color:Black Sapphire / Gold Platinum / Silver Titanium / White Pearl
Color of product:Black / Black, Blue / Gold / Green / Silver / White
Fingerprint reader:Y / Yes
Form Factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP68
Protection features:Dust resistant, Water resistant

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:5.1 / 5.100 / 5.5 / 5.7
Display number of colors:16 million colours / 16.0 / 16.78 million colors / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:2560 x 1140 / 2560 x 1440
Display Type:SAMOLED
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:518 / 534 / 577
Screen shape:Curved / Curved edge screen
Second display:N
Second LCD screen: No
Touch screen:Y / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.03125 / 3

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes
Text-to-speech message reader: Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3G2, 3GA, AAC, AAC+, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, 3GP, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AAC+, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AAC+, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AAC+, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AAC+, AMR, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AAC+, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MID, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTTTL, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, MIDI, MP3, MXMF, OGA, OGG, OTA, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, IMY, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, AAC, AMR, AWB, IMY, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGA, OGG, OTA, RTX, WAV, WMA, XMF / 3GA, RTX, 3G2, MXMF, AAC, IMY, AWB, WAV, AAC+, OGA, WMA, OGG, M4A, OTA, MIDI, XMF, AMR, FLAC, MP3
FM radio:Y
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG / BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG / JPG / JPG,PNG
Video compression format:3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP9 / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP9, WEBM, WMV / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP9, WMV / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, VP9, WEBM, WMV / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, H.261, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP9, WEBM, WMV / 3G2, 3GP, ASF, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP9, WEBM, WMV / 3G2, 3GPP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, WEBM, WMV / 3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, VP9, WMV / 3GP, WMV, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MP4, FLV, VP9
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,VP9,WEBM,WMV / 3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,VP9,WMV / 3G2,3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,WEBM,WMV / 3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,VP9,WMV / 3GP,WMV,ASF,AVI,M4V,MKV,MP4,FLV,VP9
Voice codecs:AMR-NB, AMR-WB / AMR-NB,AMR-WB

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Barometer:Y / Yes
BeiDou:Y
Electronic compass: Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS:Y / Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning:Y / Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850, 900, 1800, 1900 / 850,900,1800,1900 / 900,1900,850,1800
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G:No / Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850, 900, 1900, 2100 / 850,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100 / 900,1900,850,2100
3G standards:HSDPA+ / HSPA / HSPA+ / HSPA+,UMTS,WCDMA / UMTS / UMTS,WCDMA / WCDMA / WCDMA,UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G bands supported:700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2600 / 700,900,1900,2600,800,2100,850,1800
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PBAP, SAP / A2DP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, PBAP, SAP / A2DP, MAP, HFP, OPP, AVRCP, HID, PAN, HSP, PBAP, SAP
Bluetooth version:4.1 / 4.2 LE
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM / NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11ad, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Bundled software:Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Barometer:Y / Yes
Closed user group support:Y
Flight mode:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5 / 5.0 / 5.0.2
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Games, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Notes, Calendar, To-do list, Events reminder / Alarm clock, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Games, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Notes, Calendar, To-do list, Events reminder
Personalization:Icons, Menu / Icons, Menu, Ringtones, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets / Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets / Icons, Shortcuts, Menu
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid / Sim-lock free
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

ANT+ enabled:Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
USB connector type:Micro-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port:N / Y / Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Coprocessor:Y / Yes
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.5 / 1.6
Processor:7 Octa 7420
Processor architecture:ARM big.LITTLE
Processor cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Samsung Exynos
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.3
Processor model:7 Octa 7420

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5 / 5.0 / 5.0.2 / 5.1 / 6.0

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / N / No / Not supported
Internal RAM:3 / 3072 / 32 / 4
Internal storage capacity:128 / 32 / 64
Maximum memory card size:200
RAM capacity:0.03125 / 3 / 4
RAM type:LPDDR4
USB mass storage:Y / Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid

Technical Details

Color:Y / Yes
Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play / Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search / Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube / Google Play

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.272 / 0.2756 / 0.276 / 0.303 / 2.76
Height:5.59 / 5.594 / 5.94 / 6.08
Weight:4.656 / 4.66 / 5.4 / 5.54
Width:2.76 / 2.760 / 2.86 / 2.98