After three hours of labor, the gold-plated Samsung Galaxy S6 & edge look seriously amazing

After three hours of labor, the gold-plated Samsung Galaxy S6 & edge look seriously amazing
Karalux, which is Vietnam's answer to Western luxury smartphones and gifts brands, showed off its latest and greatest - the Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 edge, covered in multiple ounces of 24K gold bling-bling. Specialized in gold-plating superphones and supercars, Karalux made an example of luxurified Samsung flagships. Apparently, its engineers take only three hours to complete the gold-plated versions of both the Galaxy S6 & S6 edge, even though the process goes through over 10 different stages. Must be fun playing with the Galaxy S6 and a bunch of 24K gold bullions all day!

You have to agree that the GS6 and its edgy compadre look stunning with their golden visage. Karalux' efforts makes Apple's own Champagne Gold finish look bad, which is a mighty compliment on its own. Anyway, if you plan on getting one of these pieces of Android-running jewelry, be prepared to dole up... an actually dole-able $1300 for the gold Samsung Galaxy S6, and $1500 for the edge. You get free FedEx international shipping thrown your way too, which is a decidedly un-luxury way to ship any luxury item, but oh well...

source: (in English) via The Android Soul

Related phones

Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S6 edge
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2600 mAh(26h talk time)



1. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I personally don't like gold or things being tricked out in gold. I'd much prefer silver or platinum

12. dimas

Posts: 3383; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Maybe they also do other metals. Platinum is more expensive than gold so it would be more bad ass if we see a platinum or titanium treated phone.

14. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Seriously amazing?, sounds like a Samsung employee.

17. waddup121 unregistered


23. slh163

Posts: 140; Member since: May 19, 2014

just 1000$ for more than twice of the amount of gold existed in the iwatch edition who cost 17 000$ !! epic rip off !!

2. sram145

Posts: 127; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

Looks absolutely gorgeous except that protruding camera part getting highlighted by gold

3. Moose

Posts: 418; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

If Samsung could just get rid of the old fashioned, mechanical home button and narrow the top and bottom bezel like HTC and LG G3, the look of their phones would be a lot better. Same ugly wide top and bottom bezels on IPhone too, thanks to their physical home button. I don't care how convenient this button is, it is old fashioned to retain physical buttons in such an extremely digital age. No imagination is what it suggests.

7. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

'narrow the top and bottom bezel like HTC' - Moose I don't wanna live on this planet anymore.


Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

If only they remove the home button, capacitive screen buttons, the front Samsung logo and add dual speakers. I will buy it in a heart beat.

16. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This method doesn't waste the bottom bezel or any screen real estate though.

18. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Did I Blind!!!! HTC is the biggest top and bottom bezel phone in world!

4. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Looks great.

5. dlsnhuff

Posts: 111; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Geez. To me, it's not amazing at all. Different taste, must be.

6. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015


8. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 456; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

It would make the phone heavier ye?

19. tedkord

Posts: 17417; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Not by much since it's just a thin coating. But if it's 24k, it'll be much softer and prone to scratch, chip or dent.

9. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

That border line of home button should have been also plated with gold.

13. JohnK

Posts: 117; Member since: Mar 03, 2015

They could have made ear speaker, home button border and samsung logo all gold too for that price...


Posts: 322; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

What is the point of plating a hardware that will depreciate in value over time, if it's an art peace i will understand. Simply a waste of money......but hey if your that rich why not!

15. marchulya

Posts: 56; Member since: Nov 18, 2014


20. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I never like any gold plate phone did by them. Ugly!

21. karamelakimo

Posts: 109; Member since: May 26, 2014

well 1st take the Apple metal frame and put it as it looks like then take the idea of back simple glass panel from sony and now the duel tone design from Htc Smasung is taking the best from all smartphone mobiles and put it in this S6 and S6 Edge

22. khelgar_i

Posts: 15; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

-- Einstein detected --

24. almostdone

Posts: 449; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

I think gold works in small quatities like on the Galaxy edge but too much of it like on the back of the iPhone just makes it look ugly and too garish.

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