Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 land in Canada

Samsung has announced it is partnering with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to launch its two newest phones, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note5.

Both phones, according to Samsung, will be shown off “throughout the entire festival footprint.”

Samsung Galaxy Edge
The Samsung Galaxy Note5

The South Korean electronics giant is marketing both phones as multimedia devices.

It will be pushing live streaming, camera, and fast charging capabilities found on the devices as key features for fans of the red carpet event.

Samsung Galaxy Edge
The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

 

Device specs

Galaxy S6 edge+

Galaxy Note5

OS

Android 5.1 (Lollipop)

Network

LTE Cat.9/ LTE Cat.6 

Dimensions

154.4 x 75.8 x 6.9mm, 153g

153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm, 171g

Processor

Octa core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process

Memory

4GB RAM (LPDDR4) , 32/64GB (UFS 2.0)

Display

5.7″ Quad HD Super AMOLED

2560 x 1440 (518ppi)
Rounded screen edges

5.7″ Quad HD Super AMOLED

2560 x 1440 (518ppi)

Camera

Rear : 16MP OIS (F1.9) , Front :  5MP (F1.9)

Battery

3,000mAh, Fast Charging both on wired and wireless

Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Payment

NFC, MST

Connectivity

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO(2×2),
Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC,
Location

Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity, RGB Light, Geo-magnetic, Gyro,

Fingerprint, Barometer, Hall, HRM

Audio

MP3,M4A,3GA,AAC,OGG,OGA,WAV,WMA,AMR,
AWB,FLAC,MID,MIDI,XMF,MXMF,IMY,RTTTL,RTX,OTA

Video

MP4,M4V,3GP,3G2,WMV,ASF,AVI,FLV,MKV,WEBM

 

Availability

Both devices will be available from major retailers and Samsung Experience Stores starting August 21.

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