Galaxy S6 said to come packaged with quality Sennheiser earbuds in the box

Galaxy S6 said to come packaged with quality Sennheiser earbuds in the box
Details on the Galaxy S6 keep leaking around the CES expo, and the latest is that it will come with quality Sennheiser earbuds packaged in the box. That might mean an extra focus on audio quality, like the one we witnessed with the Note 4

Samsung usually outfits the Exynos versions of its flagships with a dedicated, higher-quality sound processor, and the Note 4 is no exception. Its Exynos 7 Octa model is granted a Wolfson Microelectronics WM5110E Audio Hub CODEC with a Voice Processor DSP, a teardown revealed, and, coupled with the three directional mics that record high quality stereo audio, makes it one of the best phones for Android audiophiles

Apparently, the Galaxy S6 will carry on that tradition, though at this point it is not exactly clear if those will be exclusive for the "limited" S6 Edge, other editions of Samsung's spring flagship, or the Sennheisers will be present in the box across the rank and file of S6 model numbers. Sennheiser already sells the $60 MM 30G earbuds, tailored specifically for the Galaxy line of flagships, so it's not that big of a stretch to imagine that the renowned audiophile company might have paired up with Samsung to make something similar in mass quantities.

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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)

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24 Comments

2. anleoflippy

Posts: 596; Member since: Jan 03, 2013

Glad it's not Beats.

4. jokensy unregistered

Can't Samsung make quality earphones!?

6. shamrock

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

no they can't and that's why they're teaming up with Sennheiser

12. teerex42

Posts: 221; Member since: Jun 14, 2012

Totally disagree, the ear buds that came with my Galaxy S4 and S5 sounded great..especially for free ear buds!

14. KParks23

Posts: 719; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

Sounded great?.... Are you high those thing were complete garbage!

15. shamrock

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

I know that buddy,i was just trying to p**s off jokensy. Ear buds which came with S5 sounds great. But Sennheiser is altogether a different game

18. engineer-1701d unregistered

samsung has great sound but for me its the buds i cant use any i have to only use the bose they are the only one i can keep in my ears the rest fall out as soon as i put them in

13. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I listen to Samsung Level Over and like it. Just a bit too pricey.

23. alex_af1

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

They can. Their level line sounds amazing, (Although overpriced retail, they can be had for about half price online, at which point they are some of the best in class) and the 5 dollar buds we get with galaxy line sound really good for $5 earbuds.

9. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Even if they could, it makes a good marketing pitch to have the Sennheiser brand in the ear buds. Imagine this - samsung makes the normal ear buds, cuts a deal with Sennheiser to use their name and just give them a normal royalty. good marketing for Samsung, some income for Sennheiser.

24. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

I agree any company with a lot money can just hire a talented person and team to make a quality product if they want, but like you said it's all about marketing brand and image.

7. Ghost04

Posts: 515; Member since: May 03, 2014

Sennheiser is way better then beats .

8. Nathillien unregistered

Way to go

10. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

its great that Samsung are increasing their standard

11. mixedfish

Posts: 1544; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Meh, rather they include no earphones and bring the phone price down. Buying your own is always the way to go.

20. engineer-1701d unregistered

but for the market in america that is sub priced phones thats great and no offence america is where samsung needs to win, if they can take the usa then the rest of the world is easy they did it with the gs3 then lost it with the gs4 and 5

16. Nsonaso

Posts: 11; Member since: Aug 28, 2014

Every day boring Galaxy S6... No body is talking about Galaxy Note 10.1 2015 Edition.... Up till now you PA or GA doesn't have a good concrete rumor of Galaxy Note 10.1 2015 Edition... You guys bore me...

17. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Sony 300AP best. Love them.

19. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

But the U.S. carrier versions usually don't come with earbuds:(

21. engineer-1701d unregistered

plus we dont get the good cpu either

22. Dread

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 25, 2014

For stock bundle IEM LG Quadbeat series still the best

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