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Samsung unveiled Galaxy S6, S6 edge

Written by Matti Vähäkainu (Google+) @ 02 Mar 2015 11:22 User comments (8)

Samsung unveiled Galaxy S6, S6 edge As anticipated Samsung unveiled new flagship smartphones to start off the Mobile World Congress for the Korean company. The new Galaxy takes a page from Apple's book and tries to lure customers with high end design and materials.
Both new models share a metal and Gorilla Glass design which was first introduces in Samsung devices with the Alpha series. The main difference between the two models is of course the world's first two way curved display on the S6 edge (below).

The Galaxy S6 comes with a 5,1 inch AMOLED display with QHD resolution (2650 x 1440). Back facing camera is 16 megapixel shooter that is said to beat even the likes of iPhone 6 Plus in low light. Selfie camera boasts 5 megapixels.

As per usual Samsung has packed the phone full of technical gimmicks but this time has listened to the customer to remove software clutter and disorder.

The prices of Samsung Galaxy S6 have yet to be released but the euro prices have already leaked. Prepare to shell out some serious cash, prices start at 699 euros ($784) for the regular Galaxy S6 and 849 euros ($953) for the Galaxy S6 edge. The top of the line edge is said to sell for 1099 euros ($1234).

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8 user comments

12.3.2015 13:15

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As per usual Samsung has packed the phone full of technical gimmicks but this time has listened to the customer to remove software clutter and disorder.
I'll believe it when I see it.
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22.3.2015 16:06

No micro SD slot & no removable back for battery replacement.

No thanks.

You'd think they'd have learnt from HTC how dumb a move this was.

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32.3.2015 17:07

Originally posted by Interestx:
No micro SD slot & no removable back for battery replacement.

No thanks.

You'd think they'd have learnt from HTC how dumb a move this was.


No kidding huh!!!!!

It pisses me right the F off that these cellular companies are the very ones that originally speculated cell phone batteries are only good for an AVERAGE of 2 years......then they lose a significant part of their functionality.

I'm okay with no MicroSDHC slot as 32/64/128 GB are good enough for the most part but the no battery replace TRULY MEANS your phone will be virtually useless after the 2nd year. SCAM!!!

Oh and BTW, Verizon's Edge and ATT's Next are scams too. Nothing like being in a perpetual state of payment FOREVER AND EVER on this shit plan. At least with a 2 yr contract, the phone is yours for another viable year afterwards.

Cellular is such a scam now and worse than it was years back when Verizon and ATT were still charging the same old prices of 59.99 for 900 minutes.

I don't think I'll EVER look back on ditching my cell almost 2 years ago. I'm so happy without one and now see first hand how dumb people really are with their phone.......especially teen girls.

42.3.2015 20:49

This is what you call the snowglobe , the walled garden of hardware!


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53.3.2015 10:43

I am so glad I opted for the Note 4. No microsd, no removable battery, headphone jack on the bottom, they eliminated the waterproof/dust resistance. Samsung I can almost guarantee you will continue your trend where the S4 was more popular than the S5 and the S5 will be more popular than the S6... I am scared now how bad they will cannibalize the Note 5. I may have bought my last Samsung phone with the Note 4 if this trend continues, very sad. Oh and for modding the in house Samsung processors are not nearly as hackable friendly either. My note 4 barely resembles a factory note 4 and that is how I like it!

63.3.2015 15:55

Non-removable battery + no SD + non- water-resistant?? Looks like I'll be holding onto my S5 Active for a while, and it will NOT be replaced by an S6, regardless of how pretty it is.

73.3.2015 21:24

Samsung made it look just like the iPhone 6 including the missing features



86.3.2015 3:35

Originally posted by lxfactor:
Samsung made it look just like the iPhone 6 including the missing features
Sadly, I must agree with you. Though I was looking forward to the S6, I now find myself very disappointed.


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Both new models share a metal and Gorilla Glass design which was first introduced in Samsung devices with the Alpha series.


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