Samsung puts the Galaxy S6 on preorder in Europe, S6 edge priced 20% higher


Samsung announced the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge yesterday, but the company isn't ready to start selling the handsets yet. Both new flagship smartphones will be released around the world beginning April 10.

Just as rumored, though, Samsung Netherlands put the handsets up for preorder today, and thus confirmed the pricing for the two handsets, at least in Europe. The Galaxy S6 will start you off at €699 for the basic 32 GB version, which is in line with each and every flagship preorder on the Old Continent so far. 

The 64 GB model would be sold for €799, while the 128 GB variant will be priced at €899. Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy S6 edge will be more expensive: €849 (32 GB), €949 (64 GB), and €1,049 (128 GB). We should expect prices to be similar in the US, thus starting at $600+ for the Galaxy S6 32 GB, and going close to a grand for the Galaxy S6 edge 128 GB. Naturally, these are prices for the unlocked handsets - US carriers will most probably offer the two starting at $199 on contract, with the dual-edged version commanding a $100 premium.

source: Samsung via GalaxyClub.nl

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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
Galaxy S6 edge
  • 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 2600 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    Samsung TouchWiz UI

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44 Comments

31. Desmortibus

Posts: 66; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

I have already ordered mine at Amazon.de. Over here the 128gb Galaxy S6 Edge comes at 1.049 Euros: Exactly the same price as the iPhone 6 128gb when it came out.

29. Dj_Yawar

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

technology should be made easily accessible , demanding high price makes less users to get benefit from it. i respect R&D but still there is a margin for affordability!

27. kerginaldo17 unregistered

When sammy to launch s10 i will to buy the s6...

26. Cyberchum

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Extra €150 for two bent edges. Don't get me wrong, it looks goods and distinguishes the device from others in a good way but asking for €150 extra for that, to me, US not worth it but that doesn't mean you shouldn't go for it if it's okay with you - it's just my opinion and I think I'm entitled to one.

24. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

Same price as iphone 6 for the 64 and 128GB variants.. but wtf the price jump for the edge.. this could be very successful but the price

23. B-power

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

The edge is not worth it. Prices for the regular s6 seem right. Ofcourse prices will drop.

22. kerginaldo17 unregistered

A smartphone, as good as he is, not worth this.Unless you are a rich person.

33. darksantacruz

Posts: 27; Member since: Jun 09, 2014

You are absolutely right!

19. ryq24

Posts: 876; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Samsung is really copying iPhone! First they removed the sd card slot, then the removable battery and now the price! No wonder xiaomi, lenovo, huawei and others are growing.

36. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

This is top of the range mem never been used in a phone before, they can charge you $300 and you be getting a good deal, on the other hand Apple give you cheap crap and on there 128gb. They gave you real big time cheap crap, good day, also sd cards was removed due to the slow damaged done to the new meme controler if added, it be like adding ddr1 to a ddr4 pc, if you was able to do it, you can not as it make it crap,hm more like putting a lowest clock ram when you added in top clock for others you have ordered just to save some cash, problem is it makes it al Crap slow

43. nodes

Posts: 1165; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

yeah you know, Android needs a hardcore specs to run nicely. i'm just curious if it has consistent performance when used for long time. most Android phones degrade with heat.

16. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

you guys are idiots, you can get an android phone for as little as $50 and it does everything. this can do.

18. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Pretty funny you call people idiots but that $50 phone can not even take great pictures, support storage above 4GB, no LTE and I know for a fact does not run Lollipop. Sit down and evaluate what you said.

25. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

https://www.metropcs.com/phones/details/lg-optimus-f60/610214637673.html gsm lte, 4gb memory+ expandable storage. the camera is probably not as good, but i'd be an idiot to pay $800 for a marginally better camera. what advantage does lolipop offer over kitkat other than redesign? anyways, good luck getting yourself into debt for a smartphone

28. Exempt1 unregistered

Debt over a smartphone? It's only just under a grand, clam down bru. If the whole tech world went by what you are saying right now, there would be nothing new or amazing. Everyone would just make dreadful phones cuz they are cheap.

14. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

But iphones are priced 100eur more for each extra memory. And thats awful. I will never touch that. Every single android sheep few months ago. Lets see what they say about samsung now.

21. Exempt1 unregistered

This makes sense though. The spec inside these Smartphones are insane. The new memory alone would cost a fortune inside these, it makes sense with the price jump per 100% increase. Plus, the materials and the way they are made is outstanding. iPhone 6's are just sub par phones which cost an incredible price tag for no reason but the logo on the back....

32. MrHate

Posts: 318; Member since: Feb 09, 2015

Exempt1 you sound brainwashed.

39. Exempt1 unregistered

DO I, MRHATE? DO I? O.O

42. nodes

Posts: 1165; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

seriously about the logo on the back? it's the iOS, the App Store, the whole ecosystem, that makes iPhone, iPhone. i don't care about specs if my phone runs as fluid as it can be, i've tried many Androids, but then, none of them get close to iOS fluidity. and the lack of system-wide consistency of UI design really irritates me.

44. Exempt1 unregistered

Exactly, you pay loads for the logo on the back.... All of those things are Apple exclusive. Therefore, the logo on the back. Also, I assume you have Apple everything. It makes sense to get an iPhone then, just like if you have Sony everything, or Samsung everything, it all flows together very nicely. BUT. I do manage to connect my G3 to my Mac way easier than the iPhone's in my household. I don't know why, but it's way easier and nicer, just with the bluetooth alone

12. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

And HTC One starts at 749 euros with lesser specs and features...

11. rockers123

Posts: 137; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Too pricey? I don't care.... Can't wait for S6 Edge............

9. MrHate

Posts: 318; Member since: Feb 09, 2015

100€ (or $100 in the US) jumps to the next storage option? Wait a moment. I can remember all the Samsung boys to go over the iPhone's price scheme as it was yesterday. The whole Samsung boys got destroyed by Samsung itself. No micro sd card slot, no changeable battery, $100 for the next storage option, the camera that stands out and many other things. Yes this is Samsungs beast phone of 2015 that destroys every phone - inspired by how successful the iPhone is with their strategy.

35. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Unlike the cheap crap mem installed I. The iphome, this is top of the range mem 2.7 times faster then what's used I. The m9 they can charge what they like

38. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Samsung cameras were sticking out since ... almost forever.

8. Harmonica7

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

I am moving from an iPhone 6 to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, glad it will take a nano sim!

7. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

The most cutting edge specs in the most aesthetically pleasing body ! GS6 Edge is worth every euro.

2. twens

Posts: 1191; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Still getting it. The best tech must Grace my hands. Can't wait to sell my 5s lol

1. wando77

Posts: 1170; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

S6 edge 128gb for me. Will probably wait till it drops price in the summer and get one off eBay for about £450

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