Samsung launched Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 at an event at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
Summary of Event
Though Mid August is an Odd date to launch Smartphone in US and Europe as most of them are relaxing and enjoying holidays, but Samsung clearly mentioned that the lauch event is influenced by the Competition dates also, in other way Apple.
J.K. Shin, President and CEO defined Samsung Philosophy in few plain words. As always the logo has been ” Next is now “.
2011 : Samsung pioneered big displays
2013 : Samsung led the way with Curved Glass Technology
Now time to bring them together and define a new Product. ” Stay ahead of The Curve. “
Combine Multimedia and Multi Taskers to define a new product.
Later Mr. Shin showcased both the products and handed over the stage to Justin Denison, VP Strategy & Marketing, Samsung US. Denison stressed on one part of Samsung Strategy ” No more compromises ” and revealed the functionality of Galaxy Note 5 specially S Pen.
The biggest surprise came as ” Physical QWERTY keyboard for Galaxy Note 5 “.
Later, Galaxy S6 Edge+ was explained by Alanna Cotton, VP, Product Marketing, Samsung US. The first criteria of Marketing the Product for Samsung is to Directly compare with Apple. This time the differentiation was the Size of Smartphone, wherein it was claimed by Samsung that though S6 edge+ is 5.7″ and iphone 6 plus is 5.5″ in Display, still in overall size of Phone, SS edge 6+ is smaller in size ( 75.8 mm vs 77.8 mm )
Other features like Samsungpay, live from 20th August in Korea and in US by 28th September and Knox were also introduced. The another major introduction was Samsung Gear s2 which will be available soon.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge + Dual Edge Display / Note 5
Equipped with 5.7″ Display. Available is 32 / 64 GB in two color variants Black and Gold. Camera is same as of Galaxy S6 Edge, 16 MP + 5 MP with f/1.9 and can be launched in just 0.7 seconds. The main feature added in camera is VDIS ( Video Digital Imaging Stabilisation ) and off course OIS ( Optical Imaging Stabilisation ) and another feature of combining 4 videos in One.
Rest of the features were almost same like RAM 4GB LPDDR4 and LTE Cat.9 support. With Cable charging, the battery can charge from zero to 100 % in 90 minutes.
Last step is definitely of Samsung Pay and none other than Security Samsung knox.
But yes for Europe, Note 5 may not be available.
Samsung galaxy S6 Edge+ and Note 5 got some new features : One touch in camera activates live broadcast on youtube and support the ultra-high quality audio (UHQA) format.
In US, samsung has already started Pre-Booking of Galaxy S6 Edge+.
A glimpse of Event