Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks claim 5.5-inch screen, all aluminum body, but it might not be the only flagship

Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks claim 5.5-inch screen, all aluminum body, but it might not be the only flagship
The Galaxy S6 is expected to get officially unveiled early in 2015, however, this time around, Samsung is taking design seriously with a complete overhaul: first images of an assembled Galaxy S6 has leaked out showing an all-aluminum unibody with a colorful plastic front. These are two big changes: the aluminum body comes as a welcome change from the uninspiring plastic case of the S5, while the color on the front is also a new thing for the flagship Samsung series.

The vivid ‘fluorescent yellow’ paint job on this first Galaxy S6 leaked unit shows that the company is not afraid to experiment with some bold tonalities.

Most interestingly, though, after earlier reports about Samsung still trying to decide between a 5.2” and 5.5” screen size, this one is much more conclusive: the Galaxy S6 (codenamed SM-G430) will feature a 5.5-inch display, according to it. Interestingly, other mentioned specs include a 1080p display and a Snapdragon 801 system chip, both reserved for upper-mid-range devices, but falling a bit short of flagship phone expectations.

However, we’re now hearing speculation about a Galaxy Note Edge-like sibling to the Galaxy S6, a sort of a premium version of the handset, that is rumored to get a 5.3” QHD (1440 x 2560-pixel) AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 810 system chip, and 4GB of RAM. This handset might even get an iris scanner, a long-rumored feature that has not yet arrived in a mass-sold commercial smartphone.

Could Samsung restart the flagship series with such a radical new handset? Let's not forget that all those are merely early-stage rumors and they may or may not be true, so do take them with a grain of salt. Also, stay tuned, as we’ll certainly be seeing more rumors and leaks in the coming weeks.

source: IT168

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123 Comments

1. LRSousa

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 20, 2014

Where's the Bezel Police??? LOL What a ugly sh*t SHAMEsung!

2. walnuttt

Posts: 153; Member since: Apr 11, 2014

just like you ugly sh*t hater

12. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

Looks like an S6C with metallic curved bezel

20. CoastCity

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

I think it's not, more like a midranger with generic Samsung design. Wher's project zero, new looks etc? S6 will have eye scanner and not a radio? One more feature to turn off. At least 20% of people would like a radio, guys #thinkagain

51. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

After being a huge samsung fan i have to admit they have lost their magic and this leak doesnt inspire any confidence of a comeback

88. Davidjan

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 21, 2013

Nice phone Organize your cables in style -- Cable Pivot on Kickstarter

25. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You mad bro?

40. NichoIasOliver

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

You and your brother alpha geek still clinging onto that old piece of *** blackberry of yours darkjedi? Long time no see..

72. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Nahhh bro, rocking that 128 gig 6 plus. How goes it?

85. NichoIasOliver

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 26, 2014

Nice.

49. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

There nothing to be mad. If Samsung S6 don't appeal to the masses their profit will sink lower. Hater come to spit at Samsung but complain when others bash back at Apple. Hater are just insecure people. Nothing more nothing less.

57. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No ones hating that I see, I think samsung can shake it a little design wise, just like apple can. No hate bro, just talking tech.

64. gregoryyy3 unregistered

Just as many Samsung haters as there are Apple...LOL kids on these tech sites these days. Such a shame

71. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

So touchy they are.

86. androidwindows

Posts: 216; Member since: Oct 04, 2014

Did you not read LRSousa's comment?

89. darkkjedii

Posts: 30964; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Did you not know, some people prefer the cucumber pickled.

101. imran86

Posts: 208; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Looks like a photoshopped Iphone 6.

4. walnuttt

Posts: 153; Member since: Apr 11, 2014

More haters coming, popcorn on the way.

65. gregoryyy3 unregistered

You should be providing the popcorn since you're one of the biggest instigators on here

11. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

The phone's hardware is being tested in a prototype/test body - that's all. This has nothing to do with the final design. How dumb are you to think this is the design of a s6.

18. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

LOL! I've heard that for the last 2 years.

35. tedkord

Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yeah? And every time a leaked pic showed up, it didn't look like what was eventually released. What we actually heard last year was that all those iPhone 6 leaks were fake, because Apple would never release such an ugly phone.

46. simpleas

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 30, 2014

Exactly, this is a trick just like the Note 4 which turned out to be the best looking mobile phone to date. And Samsung specifically said they're doing it new.

102. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

HAHAHAHAHA best looking mobile phone. Holly s**t im still laughing.

103. tedkord

Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Not best overall, but best looking phablet, no doubt.

115. Ashoaib

Posts: 3276; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

may be not black note 4 but white note 4 easily out shine any other phone. It is indeed beautiful and the best phone in terms of features(I mean features which does matter)

30. silencer271

Posts: 254; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Forget your meds again?

41. simpleas

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 30, 2014

ANYONE WITH A BRAIN CAN SEE THATS NOT THE S6... Look at the bezel it's way too wide. Does that look like a whole new design to you? lol

55. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Seriously samsung? When i heard of project zero I thought sammy will change their design to match with all other georgeous devices in the market right now. Sammy should learn from the chinese manufacturers. Just look at meizu mx4 pro, oppo find 7, one plus one and some huawei phones. They look stunning with some hardcore specs. This leak says sammy is stuck with their ZERO LEVEL DESIGN and will never go any further from ZERO.

77. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Ummmmm.....why wait for Samsung? They all run android. Just buy one of the others and stop being a (S)sheep.

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