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Neowin: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge hands-on, first impressions

By Neowin
Apr 14, 2015
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  1. [parsehtml]<p class="img-center"><img alt="neowin samsung galaxy s6 edge samsung galaxy s6 edge s6 edge" src="http://www.techspot.com/images2/news/bigimage/2015/04/2015-04-14-image-7.jpg" /></p> <p class="img-center">Around this time every year, I look forward to the new Galaxy S flagship, which is usually a familiar handset that is a small upgrade over the previous one. This year however, Samsung&rsquo;s new <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/samsungs-galaxy-s6-bends-just-as-easily-as-the-iphone-6-plus">Galaxy S6</a> and Galaxy S6 Edge are completely different; a combination of style and substance has delivered what are arguably two of the finest smartphones ever made.</p> <p>Samsung&rsquo;s new handsets launched last Friday, April 10th, so after three days with the Galaxy S6 Edge, here are some of my first impressions.</p> <p>It&#39;s not just the smartphone that&#39;s been redesigned as Samsung has switched<span class="ice-del ice-cts-1" data-changedata="" data-cid="3" data-last-change-time="1428974607963" data-time="1428974607963" data-userid="354178" data-username="Christopher White"> from a cardboard box on previous handsets</span> to a sleek, cream<span class="ice-ins ice-cts-1" data-changedata="" data-cid="5" data-last-change-time="1428974616424" data-time="1428974615534" data-userid="354178" data-username="Christopher White">-colored</span> box.</p> <p><img src="http://www.techspot.com/images2/news/bigimage/2015/04/2015-04-14_11-13-26.jpg" /></p> <p>The most striking thing about the Galaxy S6 Edge is the design. Samsung previously introduced curved smartphones displays on the <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/techspot-samsung-galaxy-note-edge-review">Galaxy Note Edge</a> but just six months later, the company&rsquo;s next curved smartphone is an absolute beauty. The question remains whether Samsung can graduate this from a niche, rather gimmicky feature to something with mass-market appeal and usefulnes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-galaxy-s6-edge-unboxing-and-first-impressions">Read the complete article.</a></p> <p class="byline">This article is brought to you in partnership with Neowin</p><p><a rel='alternate' href='http://www.techspot.com/news/60352-samsung-galaxy-s6-edge-impressions.html' target='_blank'>Permalink to story.</a></p><p class='permalink'><a rel='alternate' href='http://www.techspot.com/news/60352-samsung-galaxy-s6-edge-impressions.html'>http://www.techspot.com/news/60352-samsung-galaxy-s6-edge-impressions.html</a></p>[/parsehtml]
     

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