US retail price for the Galaxy S6 leaks from a T-Mobile giveaway - higher than the iPhone 6

We know what the price of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will be in Europe, but what about the US carrier pricing? Well, T-Mobile slipped and revealed the retail tag of the handset through the giveaway contest it is running now, and it is higher than the starting price of an iPhone 6. The price tag is actually the same as in Europe, but in USD. 

At $699, we are talking about the 32 GB version, while the iPhone 6 starts you off with a 16 GB variant. HTC issued its own sweepstakes for the One M9, pegging its retail price in the US at $599, so the new Galaxy S6 flagship will command a Benjamin premium, while the S6 edge will likely cost another $100 more, both on and off contract.

Related phones

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 128GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)



1. tonyv

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

so iPhone 6 16gb - $649 S6 32gb - $699 hoping the 64gb S6 is just $749 which would be inline with a 64gb iPhone 6 :)

8. rantao333

Posts: 346; Member since: May 21, 2013

so , the conclusion is clear, get the HTC m9

9. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Or just skip both.

13. tonyv

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

i've been waiting for a good camera on an ~5" device to replace my Moto X 2014. it's time.

19. jassari96

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 07, 2014

Me too, the Moto X 2014 is a good phone but it's camera is just meh And I also want more customization, I guess stock Android is not for me

24. Awalker

Posts: 1986; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

The camera on the Moto X 2014 is a piece of s#&t.

52. tonyv

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

yeah i love my Moto X 2014 except for the camera :/ it has def been my favorite Android device to date, even with that taken into account.

61. sgodsell

Posts: 7621; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

What the heck are you talking about. Customization is something you can do to almost any Android phone. Put a different launcher, change the themes, icon packs. There is even a port of HTC Sense now for other Android devices. So please stop with the stock Android is not for me crap. All you are doing is just spouting crap and complete nonsense.

10. tonyv

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

hahahaha no. HTC needs another re-design. maybe next year.

11. camera531

Posts: 346; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

The M9 will also be available like a month before the S6.

26. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

s6 April 10 m9 end of march how is that a month before lol

57. camera531

Posts: 346; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

M9 is probably out by the 15th.

59. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

well if thats true then yeah it would be like a month before s6

15. maherk

Posts: 7065; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Or get the m8 eye for half of the m9 price, looks better and you don't have to worry about the hot SD810, unless you're into ironing your clothes with your phone.

58. camera531

Posts: 346; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

That's actually an awesome idea. Iron clothes with your new 810 equipped phone.

22. Nathillien unregistered

and fry an egg on it

47. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1867; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Or go for the G4 or Note 5...

71. dimas

Posts: 3447; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

With this pricing, this is when people need youtube reviewers like Unbox Therapy, MKBHD and Matt Schaefer before buying Sammy's stuff. Better to wait for their opinions rather than become regretful first adopters.

2. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

its 50 more than the 16 gb iphone 6 so if they made a 32 version the iphone would cost the same

3. drunkenjay

Posts: 1704; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

no. prob another 100.

4. seven7dust unregistered

700-800$ , where are all the Apple trolls now ? galaxy edge is hella expensive Wow {800$}, now all the B.S about Apple prices should end , but knowing the trolls , they'll still say iPhones are 1000$ , typical fud about Apple prices , without facts. Apple , Samsung and HTC all price their flagships the same , but Apple sells more cause it's the only phone they sell, which is why their profits are higher. Also iPhones retain their value better over time , this is also a proven fact. either way probably wasting time with the trolls.

17. maherk

Posts: 7065; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

5.1" vs 4.7" 2k vs 720 "retina" 32GB vs 16Gb 16mp vs 8mp 5mp vs 1.2mp 3gb of ram vs 1gb 2550 mah vs 1860 mah fast charging vs none wireless charging vs none 3x better aluminum chassis vs coca cola can like structure GG4 vs scratch magnet glass The only advantage you get when buying an iPhone 6, is.... Seriously i can't think of any.

20. seven7dust unregistered

So what it still doesn't change the fact that iPhones aren't more expensive. yet it's a typical troll statement found on every Apple article here on P.A it's not about which phone is better ? each phones serves a different audience not everyone can use the same phone. I was talking about people saying that iPhones are more expensive , which is obviously a stupid thing to say when samsung charges more a lot of times.

23. maherk

Posts: 7065; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

People criticize the iPhone's price because it's an overpriced 2012 product. Even if it was priced at $500 it will be criticized, deal with it, it's an overpriced "American" gadget. The A5, with 2012 specs and premium built, priced at $295, was able to compete with the iPhone 6 in one of the speed tests i came across yesterday.

34. seven7dust unregistered

yet iPhone wins in a lot of benchmarks and even anandtech praises the A8 chips , single core tests have proven Apple chips are faster than most and power vr graphics are industry 's most praised graphics chips. not having yet another pointless argument about specs , different O.S has different requirements and works differently. the fact is iPhone is the same price as samsung s5 , even samsung feels the need to compare itself to iPhones in their events , so what does that say, the fact that your trolling about Apple prices yet again. iPhone is expensive is a myth created by fandroids, which is not true.

51. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Still doesn't change the fact that they are basically charging you high end spec prices for an old IOS operating system they developed ages ago. iPhones are more expensive simply because the savings they make from having a more bare bones OS goes straight to their pockets and not the consumer. Can you imagine how much the iphone 6 would cost if it included half of the hardware android phones have? Iphone 6 edge would be like 4gs or something. Yes IOS doesn't need the hardware to run well but it still doesn't mean they should charge their fans for high end hardware prices with a 750p screen and 1 gb of ram. Once Apple stops charging QHD, 6 gb of ram, 3000 mah prices for 750p, 1gb of ram, and 1650 mah no one would say anything. Unless you are stupid enough to WANT to pay more just for hardware just because their joke and basic operating system doesn't require that hardware. It still doesn't mean you should pay for it. Lol

70. Jamoga

Posts: 187; Member since: Dec 17, 2014

funny how a overpriced 2012 gadget is able to keep up with the new s6 egde in the comparison PA did!

39. kryme

Posts: 469; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

The iPhone 6 should be $250 tops or the same price as the moto g

62. willard12 unregistered

The troll statement is that "androids are for poor people who can't afford iphones." The argument made against iphone is that it is overpriced or expensive compared to what you get.

21. khaldoon

Posts: 62; Member since: May 17, 2013

bro you forgot 2.7 times faster storage , 80 percent faster ram , and actual ois unit instead of only software one . even though i might be net-picking here , the Samsung pay is much more user friendly cuz it can be accepted worldwide at any terminal .

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