Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Leaked: Samsung S6 Edge Plus images show bigger 5.5-inch curved screen smartphone

Latest leaks about Samsung’s next flagship in-the-making point towards the S6 Edge Plus sporting a bigger screen with similar curved edges. As Samsung plans to expand its line of S6 smartphones, the recent revelation follows earlier hints towards a bigger S6 Edge variant.

Tipped by Twitter user @OnLeaks, the Samsung S6 Edge Plus is said to measure 

154.45x75.80x6.85mm, which suggests an approximate screen size of 5.5 inches. The predecessors, S6 and S6 Edge shipped with a lesser 5.1-inch screen.

The Samsung S6 Edge Plus is said to come with an approximate screen size of 5.5 inches.
Leaked image of the purported device along with images of dummy units used to help third-party accessory designers indicate to a standard microUSB port instead of a larger USB Type-C port.
A report on Forbes notes that the rumoured device could also include the Snapdragon 808 chipset, instead of Samsung’s own Exynos 7420 CPU that shipped with the original Galaxy S6 Edge.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were unveiled earlier this year and were touted as the best smartphones ever made by the South Korean manufacturer. While Samsung has been pretty much the inventor of the phablet concept, a big screened Galaxy S6 Edge Plus could possibly impact its Galaxy Note device that has a legion of fans.
With definite updates to its Galaxy Note device annually, there is more possibility of a new Galaxy Note 5 or an update to the Galaxy Note Edge to be announced later this year than the rumoured S6 Edge Plus.