Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ pre-orders now open


Latest Samsung flagship can be pre-ordered at major retailers and operators before official on-sale date of September 4

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ (pictured) can now be pre-ordered in the UK. It goes on sale from September 4.

Pre-orders are for the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ are currently being taken by major retailers and networks, including Three, O2 and EE. All prices are based on the cheapest monthly cost for each network.

O2 is stocking 32GB versions of the device in Platinum Gold and Sapphire Black on a 24-month contract for £619.99 up front and £13.50 per month, with 500MB of data, unlimited texts and 500 minutes.

Carphone Warehouse has the device on a 24-month contract for £199 up front. The device will then cost you £26.99 per month for 500 minutes, unlimited texts and 500MB of data.

Three is also taking pre-orders for the device. The cheapest two-year contract for a 32GB model costs £41-per-month, which comes with unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of data. The device costs £99 upfront.

EE’s cheapest 24-month contract for the phone, meanwhile, requires a £29.99 upfront cost. After that, you’ll pay £19.99-per-month for 1GB data, unlimited texts and a 1000 minutes.

The Korean manufacturer’s latest flagship handset, which has a bigger screen than the popular S6 edge device, was unveiled at an event in London on August 13 2015.

The 5.7-inch device has the same dual-edge display hardware as the S6 edge, which was unveiled at Mobile World Congress in March.

According to the Korean manufacturer, it comes with an Exynos 64-bit octa-core processor and 4GB of RAM.

It shoots videos in 4K quality and a new Live Broadcast service allows users to stream Full HD video from the device to any individual, group or YouTube Live.

It’s also compatible with Samsung’s wireless charging solution, which Samsung claims can fully charge the device in around two hours.

Like the S6, the edge+ comes with a 16MP camera and runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop). It does come with an improved 3,000mAh battery.