A variant of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is being tested – possibly the S6 Edge

A variant of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is being tested – possibly the S6 Edge
We've been hearing a lot of rumors about Samsung planning to release a curved-screen Galaxy S6 model, much like it did with the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge, some even claiming that the S6 will one-up the Edge and have both ends of its screen rounded-off. Some reports claim that, instead of being a regularly-sold phone, the S6 “variant” will be a limited edition device, with only 10 million units planned to ship in 2015. Now, how much is true – we can't say – but it seems that Sammy is definitely brewing something, as the whispers are sounding off from different sources.

Eagle-eyed spotters have noticed that Sammy has imported a mystery device in India for testing (something the company often does, when close to announcing a handset). The information comes from Zauba (India import / export database), which lists a smartphone, codenamed SM-G925F, and described as "Prototype phone, similar to Galaxy Note 4 (for R&D purpose)" to be crossing the borders into the country.

Some speculations say that this may be the rumored curved variant of the Galaxy S6, though, we can't be sure if this is entirely correct. We already know that the S6 will bear the number SM-G920, so the variation definitely looks akin to what we have with the Note 4 and Note Edge (SM-N910 vs SM-N915).

The line about the device being similar to the Note 4 is also a peculiar one – it definitely doesn't say "Note Edge", but it suggests at least one of two things – metal frame and / or 5.5"+ display.

Oh, well, whichever it is – we won't know very soon. Latest rumors on the newest Galaxy state that it will be at CES, together with its alternate variant, however, they will only be showcased to “selected partners”, and not consumers. Whether there will be any footage from the presentation at all, we do not know, but we'd say that – if this rumor is true – chances are slim. We guess we'd have to rely on leaks and rumors a bit longer, if that turns out to be the case.

A variant of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is being tested – possibly the S6 Edge


source: Zauba, SamMobile

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  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)

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14 Comments

1. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Having both sides of the screen rounded off would be utterly retarded IMO. How would you hold the phone without accidentally tapping on anything?...

10. T.Law

Posts: 423; Member since: May 10, 2014

If you've used the Note Edge, you'd know that Samsung has found a way to make it not respond to accidental touch.

14. ososucre

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

you havent been around here while they trying the note edge i bet? the edge screen has a palm rejection, only finger could touch it. anyway, the edge screen is automatically off if you open an application. if im not wrong the edge pops up in camera, mp3, and some supported apps

2. RajuSesharaj

Posts: 13; Member since: Oct 02, 2014

May be Samsung Galaxy S6 Note Edge...Sammy may merge both top devices to one

3. buccob

Posts: 2952; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Such useless feature...... I would get LG Flex 2 over this any day.

12. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

What is so useful in g flex 2 then??? Note edge all the way...

4. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

Tired of software gimmicks, Samsung now developing hardware gimmicks - Max, el Slowpoke

6. MEeee

Posts: 401; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Seem like others are taking one by one of these gimmicks every year.

7. hboy857

Posts: 367; Member since: Jun 03, 2013

Their implementation is really bad. As it is now, it is truly a hardware gimmick. Lg's implementation is much better.

11. T.Law

Posts: 423; Member since: May 10, 2014

Lol, tell me how is that curve display of the GFlex better and more functional than the side of the Note Edge.

13. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Yeah....i just cant understand when people day g flex curve is better....

5. MEeee

Posts: 401; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Too bad others can't make devices like the Edge yet, but soon they will follow just like with phablets.

8. silencer271

Posts: 254; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Everyone acts like they HAVE to buy samsung products.

9. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

I have the not edge it's not a gimmick, you will use it and it gets very normal the more you use it

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