Samsung launchedthe Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphone in India back in the year 2015. The smartphone came with Android Lollipop then and currently runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. However, now, the smartphone has been spotted with Android Nougat operating system as the device got Wifi certification. As per the WiFi Alliance certification, Samsung seems to be testing the latest software and may release the same for the device soon.
As per the Wi-Fi certification, the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ will support 2.4GHz single-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n and Wi-Fi Direct connectivity features. The listing reveals that the smartphone boasts the model number SM-G928A with the certification ID WFA60782 and the date of certification being 27th February, 2017.
Recently, Samsung Turkey revealed that detailed Nougat release roadmap showing Galaxy S6 edge+ to get the update around mid-March. If this stands true, the device will get the Nougat update globally around that time itself.
As far as specs are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ has a large 5.7-inch Super-AMOLED display with Quad HD resolution, 4 GB RAM, Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and is powered by Samsung’s 64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420 chipset that has four Cortex-A57 cores clocked at 2.1GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz.
The smartphone offer snazzy metal-and-glass construction and has a 16 megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilisation feature and F1.9 aperture. It comes with a 3000 mAh battery and a 5 megapixel front camera with F1.9 aperture. Fast charging and wireless charging facilities are also available in the smartphone. For connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ has 4G, NFC, WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, micro USB 2.0 port, and GPS with GLONASS and Beidou. It has a fingerprint sensor too.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes in 32 GB and 64 GB variants but neither of them offers expandable storage. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ has dual edge display similar to Galaxy S6 Edge. This handset measures 154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9 mm and weighs 153 grams.