Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge hands on

We went hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, two of Samsung's best smartphones yet. Here are our hands on impressions.
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge hands on

The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are the two best Samsung smartphones yet, and they come with some really interesting new features. So we’ve got hold of these two new phones to show you exactly how to use their best new bits.


Samsung has updated its fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. While the ones on the Galaxy S5 and Note 4 needed you to swipe over them, the new one just needs you to put your finger on the home button. Here’s how to get it set up.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the settings cog.
  2. Tap ‘Lock screen and security’
  3. Tap ‘Fingerprint’
  4. Tap ‘Add fingerprint’ and follow the on screen instructions

Now when you want to unlock your phone, just put the finger you registered on the home button.


The new camera in the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge is brilliant. And there are some fun new features for you to try out. Watch the video below to see how to make your photos really unique.


TouchWiz is Samsung’s user interface, the software that sits on top of the Android operating system to give it a unique look and feel. And with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, Samsung has made lots of changes to this software. Check out the video to see some of the improvements Samsung has made to TouchWiz.

Now that you’ve got a better feel for what the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge can do, take a closer look at how they compare to the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3. And if you want to be one of the first to get your hands on the new Samsungs, register here and we’ll let you know as soon as they go on sale.

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