Image of sleek Samsung Galaxy S6 appears on Instagram, confirms metal build

Image of sleek Samsung Galaxy S6 appears on Instagram, confirms metal build
Friday afternoon, Samsung posted a picture on its Instagram site that shows what most likely is the Samsung Galaxy S6. The phone is shown in profile, revealing a thin design. The image is similar to a video teaser that we told you about this morning. And in the background we see some sort of metal. This confirms that Samsung has finally decided to listen to the multitude of customers who were getting tired with the plastic build employed for Samsung's most recent flagship models.

Samsung supposedly started from scratch when designing the Galaxy S6, a program it called "Project Zero." The manufacturer has been struggling lately and Apple's tremendous calendar fourth quarter certainly didn't help.

We expect to see the Samsung Galaxy S6 unveiled on March 1st in Barcelona along with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. On the same date, the HTC One M9 and the HTC One max 2 should be unveiled. This is quite a pivotal year for Sammy. It can reverse its recent trends by coming through with a spectacular Galaxy S6, or it could disappoint and face strong competition globally.

We will be in Barcelona for MWC 2015 ready to provide you with the latest new product offerings, including the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9. Keep it right here!


source: SamsungMobile

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Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 2550 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    Samsung TouchWiz UI

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50 Comments

57. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

just change this ugly design never buy this

51. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Looks kind of like a phone sized ipad in that side pic. I like the water splash design better though. I think that one looks slick.

47. material

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

It could look like Meizu MX4

49. drunkenjay

Posts: 1705; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

i think it looks like a phone :0

46. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

What happened to those "toilet" Leaks? The person who leaked that image had a hard time doing it.

42. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Hope it's not fake teaser ads, i love samsung - my first galaxy phone was galaxy s2, galaxy note 10.1 and then galaxy note 3. Changed to htc m8 cause i feel bored after using samsung device for many years... I'm regret it later, i really love samsung device, i think it has many useful features, really nice camera and superb audio quality.

40. galaxius

Posts: 82; Member since: Sep 06, 2014

how hard is it to get removable battery to just slide in like a sim card inside the phone. It will be hot swap and still have the uniform body so no flimsy back covers popping out when you drop your phone. Think for a minute! it is possible to do it. if Samsung could implement this they would have won 100% on March 1st.. Now im not sure.

56. DONUT

Posts: 436; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

the phone would be relatively thicker if it was a slide in slide out battery. the best way to do that would have the battery slimmed down significantly while holding the same capacity but that would take quite a bit of R&D and time

38. JMartin22

Posts: 2428; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Let's hope it's different from those inconsistent renders with the cases, that either had inverted LED flash placements, misaligned home buttons on the bottom bezel, or different sized bezels.

33. Phonecall01 unregistered

Again with the protruding camera...smh. I'm out!!!

39. JMartin22

Posts: 2428; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Get used to it on all phones that keep driving down the physical dimensions of the phone by making them thinner, the camera modules don't shrink with them, so it's a physical limitation that they have to protrude to have enough space to fit.

50. Phonecall01 unregistered

It's possible to make it not protruding. They choose not to invest in it.

30. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

I do have to say it looks like a 1 sided edge screen, hm

24. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

This will be the real iPhone killer if it is real. Can't wait anymore.

29. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

The Iphone killer wont be a single device if it is it will have to be the hololens of smartphones.

45. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Many devices already killed the iphone!

53. seven7dust unregistered

not is sales , nothing can match iPhone in sales, it's the best selling device in history and will continue to be so.

16. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

Uh oh. Looks like very thick top/bottom bezels.

20. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

I'm curious as to how you can even tell, seeing as this seems to be a side view of the device, giving no indication whatsoever of what the front could be like.

26. tbacba

Posts: 134; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Pretty sure he is kidding, given all the ludicrous comments on bezels lately. It's like someone thinks they have to mention the word 'bezels' to seem intelligent.

27. TheWeasel

Posts: 403; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Ah, very well. The possibility of it being sarcasm had crossed my mind. Nonetheless, one cannot be too sure with so many...unreasonable people commenting on this site already.

14. Techielover

Posts: 105; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I don't like it,let's hope this is the edge... I didn't ask for a redesign just a change in materials.

15. boostedDroid unregistered

Damn Samsung for not giving this guy exactly what HE wanted....

17. Techielover

Posts: 105; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Exactly damn you samsung!!!I liked the leaks,renders and concepts but all that now seemingly went down the drain.

13. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Who cares anymore old Sony sensor ruined it all

12. ReticentHamster

Posts: 158; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

I think Samsung is actually quite good at keeping its devices secret until their official unveiling. As I recall, we had no clue what the Note 4 and Note Edge looked like until the announcement day. (we didn't even know if the Note Edge was real, for that matter). It could be that all of these iPhone-like leaks were faked, or maybe not. I thought the leaked designs were pretty good, but I'm also very excited to see a new design if they have one.

11. GenericFanboy

Posts: 50; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

Wait... people actually took those "leaks" seriously?

36. drunkenjay

Posts: 1705; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

wouldnt say they took it seriously but from the case makers we are expecting something similar. this design is way off our imaginations. never the less the hype is strong

37. Cicero

Posts: 1166; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Those fake renders will raise the expectations and the hype around.

10. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Haha.. so this confirms that all the leak images with cases are all sort of speculations . Sammy doesnt have the reason to make this teaser if it wouldnt be the real side view look of the next galaxy .. im pretty excited :)

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