Samsung is getting crafty with screen size market niches this year, and will seemingly have a Galaxy S6 Plus
handset with a larger display released next quarter. So far we've been hearing specs rumors about this Galaxy S6 Plus, and even seen a prototype in the flesh
, looking exactly like the Galaxy S6 edge
... but bigger.
The only mystery that remained was the exact screen size Samsung is gunning for - speculation ranged from 5.5"-5.7", but now insider sources are confirming that the company will go with the larger screen diagonal. Yep, it looks like the S6 Plus will come with a 5.7" display, that will be curved on both sides, like on the S6 edge
, tip the sources. The other part of this rumor is that it will ship with Android 5.1
.1 out of the box, but that should be a given anyway.
Funny story - the display of the Galaxy Note 4
is 5.7" in diagonal, too, and it was unearthed recently that Samsung has filed a trademark patent on the phrase "Galaxy 6 Note,"
so that's exactly what the larger version of the S6 edge might end up being called. As for the Note 5
, it won't really clash with this handset, as it is rumored to come with a 5.9" panel, and the inevitable S Pen stylus, while the S6 Note will be for those who simply think that a 5.1" diagonal is too small for their tastes, but the S6 edge is an otherwise excellent handset. What do you think?