Rumor reappears: Samsung to showcase the Galaxy S6 in the following few days, but there's a catch

Rumor reappears: Samsung to showcase the Galaxy S6 in the following few days, but there's a catch
The Samsung Galaxy S6-related chatter is starting to reach incessant levels, and in smartphone land that's usually an indication that a device is right around the corner. Just how far off is that corner, however? According to a re-surfaced rumor, the next Samsung flagship might just be shown off in the next few days during CES 2015, but there's a catch.

Courtesy of SamMobile, the info reasserts that the Android heavyweight will, after all, unveil several "variants" of the successor to the Galaxy S5 during the aforementioned expo, but only to "selected partners". What exactly that means is up for speculation, though we could imagine that Samsung is hard at work trying to reassure its many partners of its continuing efforts to keep on top of things over at its lately struggling smartphone division. As for the variants part, this is a fairly obvious reference to the rumored Galaxy S6 Edge model. 

Keep in mind that none of this is verifiable, and even if true, we probably won't even know for sure. The only thing we do know for sure is that a Galaxy S6 announcement as early as the beginning of January would be a serious departure from the past, as the company's S line usually sees its refresh happen a bit later in the year (anywhere from the end of February to sometime in May). That said, one could argue that shaking things up a bit (or a lot) is what Samsung needs right now.

We'll keep you folks posted.

source: SamMobile

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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)



1. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Hahahah "struggling smartphone division" can't wait for Monday...

12. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

So little leaks till now, maybe "selected partners" will help us

13. AnTuTu

Posts: 1613; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Can't wait to see a glimpse of S6 :) Bring it on Sammy...!!

2. Lampriya

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

Samsung is having a hard time due to those damn f*cking Chinese clones which are sold cheaply behind standard. f*ck u Communist China!

3. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Woah woah woah...looks like the Samsung CEO's daughter is on a hot jelly fire right now and even showed a hatred towards a country just because of a damn phone. Come, let me clap for you. 你好辣呀!

5. Lampriya

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

So u support the commnunist regime? Did u watch the Interview? How come u support dictatorship?

9. hurrycanger

Posts: 1761; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

lol you're just joking around right?

16. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

There is nothing wrong with communist regime. The problem here is all about China. Communist regime doesn't mean dictatorship. Obviously you have no idea about the truth.

19. Ashoaib

Posts: 3285; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

whether communist or capitalist, I just support the pocket friendly prices of chinese phones. Communism, capitalism or any ism is useless to me if it is hard on my pocket.

7. Ghost04

Posts: 519; Member since: May 03, 2014

Chinese phone brand are great . As they help to build a better connected world . Not everyone has excess money to buy overpriced I-junks and Soomsungs . China is the workshop of the world . Chinese are working , that's why the demand of huge population of the world is met .

17. GeorgeDao123

Posts: 432; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

Oh yes. Chinese phone brands are great. They help to build a better connected world, the world of cheap electronic devices which last only in a few months. Give me a break. I don't know how good Chinese devices in China land, but their products for export are not good at all.

18. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Seriously have never used xiaomi, huwaei,zte, lenovo etc... Are you are in denial.... And I'm not chinese...

10. Leo_MC

Posts: 7432; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

What if those prices are for real? Do you really think all those companies (I'm going to add Indian and Korean ones) are selling under production price just to make Samsung lose money?!

14. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Tell that to Apple mate. The iPhone is even doing considerable well in China even tho its a lot more expensive. That's the power a brand gives you. Samsung seems to have watered it's down with the 100+ subpar phones it rains down on us

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Hell yea! Can't wait!

6. Akkilidor

Posts: 14; Member since: Oct 14, 2014

one m9 ftw

11. AnTuTu

Posts: 1613; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

S6 and M9 FTW

8. iphonexus

Posts: 130; Member since: Jan 04, 2015


15. Bozzor

Posts: 248; Member since: May 02, 2012

A public announcement of the S6 now would be a financial disaster: there are huge inventories of unsold Galaxy S5 is still in the warehouse and making their way through the supply chain. Announcing the S6 now would see demand for the S5 get hammered even further, forcing deep discounts that were not supposed to happen for months at least 3 more months. They're not that stupid.

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