More details around the Galaxy S6 Edge's screen and design emerge

More details around the Galaxy S6 Edge's screen and design emerge
We've entered the final stretch, folks – less than a month from now, Samsung will take the stage at MWC 2015 and unveil its new products. We know that the Galaxy S6 is coming for sure, but until earlier today, the Galaxy S6 Edge's existence was a little less clear. What changed? It's simple – we caught wind of a filing claiming the rights over the S6 Edge name in South Korea.

So, now that we know with a high degree of certainty that a special model of the Galaxy S6 is on its way, we're squinting hard, looking for any other details around the edgy model. This paid off, for according to a piece by SamMobile, citing an unknown insider, the S6 Edge's screen will differ from the one on the Note Edge significantly in that it will be 30% to 50% flatter at the sides. The reason for this apparently has to do with the smaller size of the handset (compared with the Note Edge) and the placement of the power and volume buttons on the side. 

In related news, Samsung is rumored to have taken a decision to outfit the S6 Edge with not one, but two side screens, and we're now told that both sides will have identical slopes. Obviously, like with the Note Edge, these two 'side screens' are, in reality, part of one monolithic display that is "simply" at the edges of the phone.

Lastly, we're also told that the camera sensor's outline on both the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be painted in the same color as the body to avoid clashes. Speaking of colors, Samsung is said to be prepping four distinct colors for the Galaxy S6 (and likely the S6 Edge, too) – blue, green, beige, and white. 

source: SamMobile



1. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Avoid clashes? What do you mean? White back camera will look ridiculously ugly in combination with white back. Black + white mix creates a nice contrast.

8. Chris.P

Posts: 567; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

One of them brain farts. Meant the camera sensor's outline.

22. ReticentHamster

Posts: 158; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

I hope you're not serious about that... It's obviously just a Note Edge with the Edge photoshopped onto the other side. The phone icon is reversed, and you can even see the wallpaper from the copied image bleeding into the original image. :/

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Curved at both sides of the phone. Interesting.

3. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

The pricetag will make it unattractive :(.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

According to more than 50% of the users on this site, it's unattractive because it says Samsung. But as history has proven quarter after quarter, the S flagship outsells any Android flagship by a huge margin. Oh the replies should be good with this one.

9. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

People hate Samsung so much It's ridiculous. But why do people act like flagship smartphones haven't been very expensive since their inception. Probably cause the nexus line or something.

12. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Htc and sony fanboys are the worst ones. Say anything good about sammy, and they will label you as a fanboy. They're already trash talking the s6 design, when they're the ones getting same old sh*tty designs with their Z4 and m9. Had s6 have a htc logo, you'd see htc fanboys fapping to it and call it a masterpiece. They get so butthurt when you get excited about the new 14nm exynos. Can't wait to see when the new s6 comes out and poops all over those pathetic haters. This baby will sell in tens of millions. More than all the lgs, htcs, sonys combined :). Bring them hell, sammy :).

14. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

HTC m9 will be a brand new design. Something Samsung should've done a long time ago

15. nathan.carter

Posts: 416; Member since: Aug 11, 2014

if anything from htc or sony looked like a sammy lookalike, we'd push it out of existence. You can have your curved screen phone. ill keep my "cheap" nexus6.

16. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

+1 for exposing the Sony fanboys.

20. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

Not a sony or htc fanboy, i dont own either anymore at least but the no1 reason i dislike samsung is the way that they get themselves to where the are right now. They copies and copies and copies, yes they do have good innovations but I personally cannot get over the fact that they grew from copying someone else. Same with Xiaomi or other chinese company. As a designer myself where copying is a no, they got away with it big and profiting from it in a large margin

23. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Yeah, and apple iphones outsell everyone else combined, does that mean we should blindly worship apple and samsung? No. Like apple samsung insists on the ugly home button which just uglyfies the faces of their devices. Btw, I'm typing this on a galaxy nexus. I could live with the stupid home button but when combined with their touchwiz my eyes start bleeding. I'm long overdue for a new phone but I'm fairly sure it won't be a samsung device.

24. g2a5b0e unregistered

Tell us all again when the iPhone outsold everything else combined & keep in mind while you're at it that the U.S. is not the entire world.

11. samsboy unregistered

as it did for Iphone 6?

4. Kakarotto

Posts: 255; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

No black version? WTF

17. engineer-1701d unregistered

same for the gs6 no black like i said thats really gonna hurt their sales.

18. engineer-1701d unregistered

is kakarotto a version on dbz af goku?

6. Tejas9

Posts: 95; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

Let's see what tools they bring for the edge. Sammy is always pushing for new ideas. I like that in a tech company. Oppo too tries different ideas.

7. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

dual edge confirmed? im in!

10. Diego!

Posts: 880; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

I love the design of Samsung Galaxy Note Edge but this Galaxy S6 Dual Edge makes it even better! I can't wait! :D

13. MEeee

Posts: 440; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Love my Note Edge and will not go back to the boring flat phones.

21. GrosseFatigue

Posts: 211; Member since: Jul 27, 2011

Who is going to buy green? The Irish? I wish they Burgundy red wine color again.

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