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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S Edge prices could start at €749 in Europe, 128 GB variants expected for both handsets

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Samsung Galaxy S6 and S Edge prices could start at €749 in Europe, 128 GB variants expected for both handsets

Earlier today, Samsung started sending out invitations to its Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event that will take place on March 1 at MWC 2015. Although it doesn't mention what handsets it's going to announce then, the South Korean giant will almost surely unveil the Galaxy S6, as well as the Galaxy S Edge at the event. The curvy line that can be seen on the invite certainly suggests that an S Edge is hidden there.

While we're waiting for Samsung to reveal all there is to know about its newest handsets, alleged European pricing details for both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have been posted by AndroidPit. According to "a trusted source close to the matter", the Galaxy S6 will have three storage options - 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB - priced as follows: €749, €849, and €949. The Galaxy S Edge will have similar storage options, each costing an extra €100: €849, €949, and €1,049. Obviously, these are the expected prices for unlocked units.

At launch, last year's Galaxy S5 had a starting price of €729 in some European markets, so these alleged Galaxy S6 prices aren't that far-fetched. As for the Galaxy S Edge, we're expecting it to be quite expensive anyway (seeing how the Galaxy Note Edge is also more expensive than the Galaxy Note 4).

Sure enough, for now there's no way to confirm these prices. But we won't be surprised if they turn out to be accurate.

source: AndroidPit

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posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:01 2

1. LebronJamesFanboy (Posts: 165; Member since: 23 Mar 2013)


They better deal with that touchwiz lagfest...if so, I might check this out.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:14 5

8. wilsong17 (unregistered)


all you guys just talk about lag lol is the animation .005sec.. anything else you want to name

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:25 10

13. LebronJamesFanboy (Posts: 165; Member since: 23 Mar 2013)


http://forums.androidcentral.com/google-nexus-6/453709-returned-note-4-bring-nexus-6-a.html

Many people talk about it, check out the link above.

Don't you get the fact tha many think everything but touchwiz and lag on the note 4 is awesome? But at the end of the day, there is no excuse for a phone with those specs being outperformed by a year old nexus 5.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 23:19 1

38. rd_nest (Posts: 1578; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


So, I have a question for you - does nexus lag? (yes/no)

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 11:03

52. LebronJamesFanboy (Posts: 165; Member since: 23 Mar 2013)


No

However, all phones lag in some instances. But my nexus 5 has shown the least lag, even over the iPhone 6. The note 4 has awful lag at times, that can last over a couple seconds.

I was so disappointed in the note 4. And from what I gather on forums online, people say that the note 3 lags less.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 14:23 1

53. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 7933; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


I have a Note 4, do u? It doesn't lag. When you press the multi-tasking button, there is some delay, but it doesn't always happen. But so what. No other device does what the Note does. At least I get more for less.

Its easy for an OS to be smooth when it doesn't offer full muti-tasking, split csreen app capability, no digitized stylus, lame cameras, lame battry sucking diaplys.

The only bad thing you retards can say about Samsung is some delay in animations of apps. Yet the iPhone has at least 50 things with it including the fact I shatters on impact with any hard surface and bends in your pocket.

I'd day those are far worse than so called lag which many don't experience often if at all.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 14:44

54. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 7933; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


saw this review. And? It doesn't mean we all experience this, because I don't. Like I said, there is some delay when you press the multi-tasking button, but so what?

When you click something on your PC, the CPU is 100x's more powerful and yet you don't get instant results. Is that lag?

The more a computer does the more you may have some delays in some things. Again So?!

What does iOS for example bring to the table? 2012 hardware? An OS that doesn't do anything? Sure its smmoth. Yep smkoth as butter because it doesn't do crap.

It has a crappy camera on front and back, crappy battery sucking display with terribly inaccurate colors, the OS is boring, you cant do normal PC-like thinshg with it.

Bigger I size yet added no feaures to take advantage. Just, look I can be big too.

Until you trolling Samsung hating scumbag actually can have a real argumenet, your point is moot.

I don't even know why people waste time even responding to anyone who says something like lag. Anyone who says Samsung phones lag are simply ignorant. So what if some do. For a computer to lag, that mean it actually busy doing something.

Android doesn't run directly from the hardware, it is a VM. Last time I checked, VM's by default don't run as fast as code that directly has access to hardware.

However, normal computers have delays in what happens next. If you device instantly responds to a request, that means it isn't doing anything. It's like real life. If you ask someone to come to you and they don't right away, do you complain like a little girl, OMG you are lagging? No. So why talk about it now.

I have a better thing you can cry about. Why don't cry about those crappy iPhones you own where Apple jackd up the price over the 5S and added nothing but size. They add 2 year old screens which are cheaper today to produce then they were 2 years ago. he iPhone still cost Apple $220 to make yet they raised the cost? Why don't you ask them why?

Instead of you bashing Android an Galaxy users over petty girls crap, why don't you deal with the 50 issues the iPhone has instead.

I have a Note 4, what I saw on the video I have never experienced except for one thing which I spoke of. It doesn't happen everytime and yes it sucks when it does. But so what. I don't get mad. My PC has a quadcore i7 with 16GB of RAM and the fastest SSD money can buy, which I have a server class SSD and yet it still doesn't instantly show my requests. It isn't suppose too. After all it is busy doing other thngs.

Do you even know how CPU' work? Only so many commands can be xecuted per clock cycle. If that cache is full with oyther tasks, when you make a request, the CPU can respond to it until it has completed one of the present tasks in the present cycle.

If you device nearly instantly shows your request, it is because the CPU isn't doing nothing. That si simply fact. However, how anyone can speak of a phone they have never own or used is amazing.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:31 2

18. You_Dont_Say (Posts: 69; Member since: 26 Jan 2015)


This video shows lag that last much longer than .005 sec. Keep in mind, that I love Samsung products. But there is no denying it. The note 4 has performance issues. I really wonder if some of you guys are paid trolls.

http://youtu.be/qdYuj2NSZZ0?t=14m59s

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 21:22 2

31. FlyingDutch (banned) (Posts: 97; Member since: 30 Jan 2015)


We'll be seeing reports about how the 8 months old iPhone6 outsold the brand new S6 by a huge margine, just like the 5s did last year. LOL.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 14:46

55. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 7933; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


So what? Yep the next iPhone will liley outsell the S6. So what? McDonald's sell more hamburgers than all hambuger businesses combined. Does that mean they sell the best hamburgers?

You fans act like sells figures are a 100% tell all end all sorry for a product.

I can name 50 products released in the past 10 years that sold in high numbers and were the crappiest products ever made. The iPhone for me tops that list for a lot of reason.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:15 6

10. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


It's a shame the Note 4 is the fastest phone out there besides the Nexus 6. :(

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:22 11

11. LebronJamesFanboy (Posts: 165; Member since: 23 Mar 2013)


Um....it is not.

I actually had the note 4 before returning it. It didn't touch my nexus 5. Many people online say the same.

Touchwiz is very laggy

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:25 10

14. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Many people say the complete opposite. You're just too afraid to admit the Note 4 is better than the phone you're using now.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:55 5

25. Awalker (Posts: 1368; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)


It's hard to know how laggy a phone is if you don't have another device to compare it to. I didn't know how laggy and jittery the S3 was until I got the Nexus 4. The difference was like night and day. My stepmother has the S5 and she didn't realize how laggy it was until she saw me using the Nexus 5. I installed Nova Launcher on her phone and that got rid of some of the lag.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 00:28 4

42. luis.aag90 (Posts: 19; Member since: 12 Aug 2014)


Note 4 is far fron laggy. I'm a former owner of the Nexus 5 and honestly it would look like it was quicker but it actually wasn't. It's just that Lollipop has smoother transitions through the whole UI. But individual app performance was a tie between both while Note 4 had many other advantages including better battery, extra screen state and the S pen which gave it the edge over the Nexus. Personally I don't regret my choice

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 14:48

56. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 7933; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


Problem #1, trying to compare a device that uses a barebones OS, with one that uses a feature ridden S.

Hey look, your car isn't as fast as my car, so that means your car must be a POS. Right?

posted on 05 Feb 2015, 00:24

59. phillyundead (Posts: 12; Member since: 09 Dec 2013)


My Note 4 has no lag issues at all? Only the first 15 seconds or so after a reboot. I've never experienced any performance lag at all so far. Much faster than my Note 3 that was already fast.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:43

21. engineer-1701d (Posts: 3218; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


I call bulls**t on this is no way samsung would sell their entry level new phone for almost 900 US dollarsthere would be no sales and even with the increased amount the few sales they do get would not help them vs if they left it at 650 or 7

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 00:20 5

41. Imran9 (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Feb 2015)


Touchwiz Touchwiz Touchwiz.....!!!
I think you people are sick. If you don't like touchwiz. Just buy phone from another brand. Actually you people are called harers. Do u think, Touchwiz really laggy now??? No, it's not laggy. Touchwiz now super fast than others and it's also look very nice.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 03:16 3

45. SuperNova (banned) (Posts: 649; Member since: 15 Jan 2015)


The so-called lag that you are talking about only exists in Samsung haters trolls' mind. Your argument is quite childish while trying to make a minor, unnecessary fault like a big deal You should praise Samsung for what it brings us today

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 10:02

51. j2001m (Posts: 2758; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Many of the lag problems is linked to the 805 being crap, Samsung had to make the 7410 way crap to go down to its crap level for the note4, I.e before you say the nexus 6 is ok, that's because it's just basic lol pop and then It's had loads of problems

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:03 4

2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Make 32GB standard like the Note 4 and you have yourself the best selling flagship in the Android camp of the year.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:08 5

4. DeusExCellula (Posts: 1084; Member since: 05 Oct 2014)


Why the hell is 32 GB not standard already... it really should be there no excuse for flagships to cost upwards of 550 USD and to only come with 16 GB of internal memory..(9-12 available)

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:13 2

6. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


It's robbery on every OEMs part to only put 16GB, especially if they're adding their own skin on top.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 21:07 2

28. DeusExCellula (Posts: 1084; Member since: 05 Oct 2014)


Samsung is the worst. My S4 with 16GB of internal storage only has around 9.6 GB availabel because of the system memory.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 00:13

39. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


It has a Micro SD card slot....dot.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 05:17

48. Cicero (Posts: 848; Member since: 22 Jan 2014)


Yep. And Sammy allow us to move some apps on it not like others. But what to expect from him. He don't deserve his S4. LOL

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 21:03 1

27. camera531 (Posts: 342; Member since: 30 Jun 2012)


HTC is a contender

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 14:49

57. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 7933; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


even with 16gb of internal, it is still the number one selling Android flagship.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:07 1

3. tiara6918 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Uh oh, the s6 looks like some parts of the design are bent. Apple will sue in 3,2,1....

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:13 3

7. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Seriously? Log off and go finger painting with that childish comment of yours.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 21:11 1

29. tiara6918 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


It's a joke. Chill

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 21:53 2

32. bucky (Posts: 2448; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


I would say it's more of a horribly failed troll attempt.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 00:13

40. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Scratch stand up comedy off your list as possible careers.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:10

5. galaxius (Posts: 27; Member since: 06 Sep 2014)


I had the htc one m8 with 16gb. Serious I could not find any way that get the apps on the ad card. So I gave up. Went for iPhone 6. But if Samsung fixes the touch wiz and puts standard memory minimum 32 gb and new design, this will be a winner. 128gb would be a legend! It is pure winner. I am really looking forward to this. This is a either die or live for Samsung. Last chance. Oh did I mention the speaker? Pathetic! They better fix that too...

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:15 2

9. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Speaker on the S5 and Note 4 was loud so idk what you're complaining about.

"This is either die or live for Samsung."

Please remove analysis from your career choices for the future.

posted on 21 Feb 2015, 01:40

61. galaxius (Posts: 27; Member since: 06 Sep 2014)


Have u ever used the M8. Dont think so. Even the iphone 6 speaker is better then the Samsung speakers. It might be loud but low in quality. Iam just saying. If Samsung doesnt bring a handset above the standards it will fall back in this race. Trust me I am no apple fan. As soon as a decent good quality android phone is released , i am on it. And i can see both Htc and Samsung even Lenovo is bringing out just what i am looking for. Cant wait for March. :)

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:24 1

12. alaw.14 (Posts: 227; Member since: 10 Sep 2013)


Imagine phones 20 years from now.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:26 3

15. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


They better teleport me to work or they will not get my money.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:26 1

16. theguy2345 (Posts: 1180; Member since: 24 Jun 2014)


I hate that business model. $100 (or whatever currency) is a ripoff. You can get a 128 gig SD card for $100 full price. They are on sale for $50. It costs them $5 to upgrade the storage, so it is 95% profit. That's one of the reasons why I will never buy another phone without an SD slot. I have 32 gigs base in my M8, and I only spent $50 on the SD card of 64 gigs, which is transferable between phones as well.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:47

22. JunBringer (Posts: 137; Member since: 01 Oct 2012)


Agreed.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:40

19. thegeneral7010 (Posts: 315; Member since: 10 Dec 2014)


samsung like to make many variants and interrupt ppl if it wasn't in processor it would be in storage of the device.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:43 1

20. Awalker (Posts: 1368; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)


I was dead set on getting the M9 but I'm wavering a little bit. I think Samsung is going to impress this year.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:48 2

23. JunBringer (Posts: 137; Member since: 01 Oct 2012)


Bring on more 128GB phones with SD slots plz!

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 20:59

26. GeekMovement (Posts: 2137; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


Nice that they have 32gb as the lowest rather than 16gb.

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 22:39 1

35. DnB925Art (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 May 2013)


Yeah, none of that nonsense by starting out with 16GB then the next option up is 64GB and then 128GB, which forces people to buy the 64GB.

Hopefully Sammy continues using microSD cards. Imagine 128GB internal and 128GB microSD!!!

posted on 02 Feb 2015, 22:55 1

36. GeekMovement (Posts: 2137; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


Indeed, 16 to 64 made no sense to me other than $$$. 128 + 128 would be pretty sweet! (-:

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 04:14

46. ciprian.ruse (Posts: 292; Member since: 13 May 2014)


Way too expensive at launch but in 3 or 4 month's the price will drop around 500€. I really hope for a smooth touchwiz this time.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 05:25

49. trqster (Posts: 90; Member since: 17 May 2013)


Ouch! Gonna wait for the OnePlus Two then for similar specs and less than half the price...

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 08:39

50. may_czos (Posts: 709; Member since: 22 Nov 2014)


Less than half the price? Not really, OnePlus Two is rumored to be significantly more expensive than One.

posted on 03 Feb 2015, 19:33

58. may_czos (Posts: 709; Member since: 22 Nov 2014)


I have a feeling that those different storage options mean that there will be no MicroSD card slot in the S6. Let's hope I'm wrong.

posted on 05 Feb 2015, 00:27

60. phillyundead (Posts: 12; Member since: 09 Dec 2013)


I hope not too cause that might mean that the next Note will have no SD too. I won't buy a phone without a micro SD slot. And I love my notes!

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