Items tagged with Galaxy S6

If you were disappointed with Samsung’s [specs bump] transition from the Galaxy S4 to the Galaxy S5, you’ll be delighted to hear that Samsung is looking to redesign the Galaxy S6 from the ground-up to make up for lost ground. Samsung expected great things from the Galaxy S5 and early on boosted production by 20 percent compared to the Galaxy S4 in anticipation of record sales. However, not everything went according to plan for the South Korean electronics company. While Samsung saw sales increases in its largest smartphone market, the United States, it saw a 50 percent decrease in the critical Chinese market. To make matters worse, overall Galaxy S5 sales have come in 40 percent below what Samsung... Read more...
Samsung is always talking about the next big thing, though barring any surprises, the company is out of major product releases for the rest of the year. That means the next big thing is coming in 2015, and already there are hints that Samsung is planning to make a big splash with its successor to the Galaxy S5, its current flagship handset and one of the most popular smartphones in the world. Since it's never too early to speculate, let's go over what we know (or don't know) about the Galaxy S6. Officially, we know absolutely nothing about the Galaxy S6. Unofficially, however, we're anxious to see what Samsung has in store, because it could be the most significant smartphone release in the company's... Read more...
Samsung did something it's not accustomed to doing last week -- the South Korean handset maker released a metal smartphone! We're talking about the Galaxy Alpha, a decently equipped device sporting a partial metal design with a tactile soft cover on the back. We're reluctant to get our hopes too high, but there's chatter that the Galaxy Alpha's design is a primer for the Galaxy S6. Citing "sources in Samsung's supply chain," Times of India reports that the Galaxy Alpha, along with the upcoming Galaxy Note 4, will serve as market tests for Samsung's metal design as it prepares to transition to an all-metal Galaxy S6. Samsung may be testing the waters for a metal smartphone with its Galaxy Alpha.... Read more...
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