Galaxy S6 to use a new antenna technology for avoiding interference from the metal chassis

Galaxy S6 to use a new antenna technology for avoiding interference from the metal chassis
The Samsung Galaxy S6 will feature a new antenna type that will solve the problem with eventual interference from the metal casing, reports Korean media today. Since the chassis is expected to have an entirely aluminum frame, and have glass cover at the front and back, the Galaxy S6's antenna had to be built in such a way that the signal could pass through without affection from the metal parts.

Samsung will allegedly switch from Laser Direct Structuring (LDS) antenna type to flexible PCB (FPCB) type, in order to meander through the internal components with the antenna parts, exposing it to places where it will get maximum signal strength. 

Not only that, but the antenna will be flexed in sections that will be dedicated to the various internal radios offering cellular, NFC, and so on connectivity. Hopefully this new antenna type will mean that the Galaxy S6 won't experience the signal deterioration that was witnessed with the metal chassis of the Galaxy A3 and A5.

source: ETNews

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 128GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)



1. Biernot unregistered

i hope the s6 will have the eMMC 5.1 flash memory on board

2. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

that should be there at least .. on higher side, I want them to use UFS in it !!

4. TyrionLannister unregistered

UFS will be a dream come true. That will make S6 like a SSD powered phone compared to other flagships which will be slow like HDD powered ones.

9. engineer-1701d unregistered

it will its all metal body will need the 5.1 nand for speed test to crush everything that comes at it,

3. ilovephablets

Posts: 45; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Samsung is doing pretty good this time theyre gonna go all in and try and do the best they can, hopefully the note 5 will be a beast im gonna wait for it.

5. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Interesting to know these things, that manufacturers are focusing on such small but very important details !!

6. Tejas9

Posts: 95; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

I always see true efforts from this company.

7. MartinR

Posts: 67; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

UFS confirmed!

8. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Wait! This is supposed to be opposite. AFAIK, Laser Direct Structuring is a newer process, and Samsung was supposed to use this on a few Note 3/S5 units. An old article: It must be error in translation. Can someone confirm?

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless