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Samsung to introduce 64-bit TouchWiz with the Galaxy S6, release date pegged for March 27th

Samsung to introduce 64-bit TouchWiz with the Galaxy S6, release date pegged for March 27th
Just like Apple did with iOS, and matching the 64-bit Exynos and Lollipop kernel, Samsung might be releasing a 64-bit-optimized TouchWiz for the Galaxy S6, with completely rewritten stock dialer, messaging, gallery, and so on apps. 

This nugget of info comes straight from Poland, where Samsung has a big R&D center, which often leaks software update builds, or whole upcoming phones inadvertently, especially from the Note line. The publication also claims that the release date in Poland will be on March 27th, which jibes with our own info we presented to you yesterday.

We've already heard that Samsung will both trim and overhaul TouchWiz, and will offer its usually embedded apps as separate downloads on the S6, so as not to gum up the working interface's fluidity without a real purpose. Apple already went the 64-bit iOS route with the 7th edition apps which were completely rewritten from scratch to take full advantage of the A7 chip's kernel. Given that the mighty 64-bit Exynos 7420 that will land in the S6 is so screeching fast compared to anything on the market, it can only please us that Samsung might have also overhauled TouchWiz for the new 64-bit Lollipop kernel realities, too.

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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)




Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

well, kudos to Samsung for trying so hard...


Posts: 93; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

Two Words . Can't Wait ! As our friend said , Kudos To Sammy ! (Guys I want to buy a phone , which one you recommend , Z2 Or S5?)


Posts: 45; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Well why not wait for the galaxy s6, anyway for me it is the s5 becayse of the oled display and removable battery.


Posts: 309; Member since: Nov 21, 2014

Both great phones. Consider LG G3 also. You cant miss with any of those.


Posts: 93; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

Yeah ! In my country I should atleast wait for 8 mounth until the price become more affordable !! G3 And Z2 And S5 have affordable prices in my country now so i'll choose one of them , However i like the Z2 more !


Posts: 78; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

Really? how much will you save in 8 months? Galaxy S5 still $610 today in US only $50 less than first launch.


Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Consider Nexus 5/6 as well. Its a reference phone for all Android developers. Its should be able to install almost any apps and Gameloft games from play store.


Posts: 93; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

Nexus Rocks ! I like nexus 5 and i can buy it . But nexus 6 in my country has the same price with 64Gig iPhone 6 and thats too much because google and motorola does not sell phones in my country (I used this sentence a lot right?!)


Posts: 93; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

But i think I'll go with Z2 , Battery And The design are great , display and camera are very good an d the most important , The Price . does g3 really overheats?

jesusnexo unregistered

Bummer, I think you will be more.please with the nexus 5:) its awesome, anyways only reason for considering the S5 is the OLED screen.


Posts: 93; Member since: Sep 27, 2014

Thanks !! Well , lets see which one is going to be my iDeal Phone ! For now Z2>G3>Nexus5> No Sammy for me !


Posts: 138; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Between those 3.....Definitely LG G3...no heating issues at all....and definitely better camera


Posts: 431; Member since: Aug 20, 2013

S5 is faster, but Z2 has more RAM.


Posts: 1501; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

z2 is faster as its near stock rom. s5 has more functionality and more multimedia support.


Posts: 117; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Note 4


Posts: 130; Member since: May 02, 2013

Great news , I hope this will translate to super smooth performance, although my note 4 is super fast and I have no complaints.


Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Bring it on Sammy. But instead of blue color provide some fresh colors like teal.


Posts: 137; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Beastly processor, Trim downed and brand new Touchwiz, Never before teasing Camera (even though they are very famous for the best camera), Cant't wait....


Posts: 350; Member since: May 30, 2014

Samsung has alot of surprises. S6 with metal frame, s6 edge, A slimmed down touchwiz, Teasing a new camera, new exynos chip, and now a 64-bit optimized touchwiz. Great work, samsung!.

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