Samsung Electronics has introduced to the Nigerian market its newest flagship device, the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus.
The company said the device, “which is the most attractive in its category in the market, has sleek ergonomic edge design, and a stylish, slim and light body made from metal and glass.”
It was first unveiled in New York, the United States, on August 13, 2015, and in Nigeria on August 21.
According to Samsung, the look and feel of the S6 Edge+ design portrays “sophistication and excellence.”
It said in a statement, “The sleek phablet has a gorgeous, curved design and the beautiful harmony of metal and glass combined for durability. The glass includes a reflective surface to highlight colour characteristics, which creates unique effects and depth definition when reflecting light. The device is available this week in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.”
Samsung said the phablet came in a slimmer and lighter body with an improved curved screen of 5.7” Super AMOLED and a QHD 2560×1440 pixel resolution, “delivering excellent sharpness, brightness, saturated colours and overall image quality as expected from Samsung, enhancing entertainment experience.”
“The Quad HD provides a resolution that offers crisp and vivid images, delivering an immersive viewing experience,” the statement added.
The Managing Director of Samsung Electronics West Africa, Mr. Brovo Kim, said that dual-edge display technology had been taken many notches higher with the new Galaxy S6 Edge+.
“At Samsung, we pride ourselves at being the first in developing the newest technology that improves the way we live, communicate and shape the world. We pioneered large display phones and then led the way with curved glass technology,” he said.
“Today, we are bringing these two technologies together, by offering a device that is intuitive and efficient with a bigger screen, allowing consumers achieve more with their smartphone,” Kim added
He said another feature of the device was the Live Broadcast, which allowed users share or broadcast a video in real time over YouTube. “With this feature, users can easily share special occasions as they happen with family and friends.”
He said, “The thrilling thing about this feature is that broadcasts can be sent directly from the camera app and friends and family can be invited to watch via text messages, email, and social networking platforms,” he said.
Kim added, “Another exciting video feature is the video collage. Here Samsung took the photo collages a step future into videos. Users can combine multiple short videos and make them into one single video, giving each video a different look and feel-one can be slow motion while another black and white in a single video giving users exhilarating collage of videos that can be uploaded to different social media platforms.”
The Director of Hand-held Products for Samsung Electronics West Africa, Mr. Emmanuel Revmatas, described the S6 Edge+ as an “entertainment power-house, intensifying multimedia experience with a big beautiful screen.”
He said, “Two years ago, we took a decision to deliver a superior display technology, great camera and best-in-class design, which led to the coming on stream of the S6 Edge. The dual edge design was like nothing else out there and the curved display resonated with our customers,” he enthused.”
He added, “Now, we are bringing everything you love to a big screen by improving on the features and design. The display is sharp, brilliant and the curve creates an added sense of depth. Due to the high definition screen, the colours are deep, rich and vibrant.”