Would you buy a Galaxy S6 with a dual-edge curved display?

Would you buy a Galaxy S6 with a dual-edge curved display?
Samsung is apparently going to start using curved screens everywhere, as per recent comments of its chief designer, in order to set itself firmly apart from the competition, and combat the unforgiving profit slump that resulted this year in the face of increasing competition. Samsung chief Note Edge designer Kim Nam-su said that "A change in the platform can bring about a variety of new considerations... I think a curved screen is a big solution for overcoming those challenges."

As a result of this expected pivotal change in strategy, the so-called Project Zero undertaking for creating the Galaxy S6 might include not only a brand new and premium design paradigm, but also a bold new dual-edged screen concept, that will slope both to the left and to the right side of the flagship. Note Edge is said to be just a proof-of-concept for the possibilities that such screens open up for Samsung and third-party developers, with a screen bent on one side only, while next year's S6 and likely the Note 5, too, could be the real flexible display deals. 

We don't know yet what tangible benefits Samsung will concoct for the two side panels, or even if these rumors will pan out, but in case they do, we wanted to ask you if you would consider buying one, given that it will probably be radically redesigned compared to the current Galaxy S line members. Check your opinion in the poll below, and give us your arguments pro and contra in the comments.

Would you buy a Galaxy S6 with a dual-edge curved display?

Depends on what Samsung does with it



1. thelittleprince96

Posts: 6; Member since: Aug 26, 2014

I would like something like the Note 4 - beastly specs and good looking,but also waterproof.I don't want the Edge mess.

32. wrm2013

Posts: 237; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

so you want a waterproof note? you bigger is better crowd is ruining phones and the world.

39. Armchair_Commentator

Posts: 222; Member since: May 08, 2014

.. how? I literally can't think of how, and the waterproofing part too.. that's also ruining phones and the world?

41. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I really don't understand your comment at all. It just sound like a hot mess. ???

64. simpleas

Posts: 196; Member since: Apr 30, 2014

you know why.. cause most of these kids are 16 yo's that dont know wtf they're talking about.

47. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

To each their own. I'm being forced to go phablet to get the specs/features I want, and I dont like it.. but that's the new world. Who knows, maybe I'll be a phablet lover in a month.. lol.

50. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I bet you will be. +1

58. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

there's a sony compact series to save the world

52. torr310

Posts: 1671; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

No, man... that would be too weird for dual edge screens.

60. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

I'm fine without waterproof but looks like Note 4.

2. QuadFace

Posts: 179; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Yes to use it as a super phone of the year.

3. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Depends on how Samsung price it.

24. irbaaz

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

Definately alot more than your avtar..

35. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

hahahaha so true!

36. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

more expensive than your ios copy phone

49. Asa17

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

The irony in your comment is hurting me.

62. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

*tears falling*

4. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

I tend to this this won't be applied to the S6. It's too radical from traditional phones and could sacrafice the best selling phone Samsung has. I see it being something like the Edge and Note 4. Basically one model with, and one without.

11. hallihallo.87

Posts: 54; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

Well. LG took a shot with backbuttons and it works perfect ;)

18. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Back buttons are not as drastic a change as using a edge screen.

42. Aboodbanafa

Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

True , but they are needed when you have a dual curved edge smartphone

14. phljcnth

Posts: 556; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

It's 2015 next year. Every phone today has basically the same form factor, only getting thinner. About time that we see something different pervasively. I'm looking forward to an extended or secondary display with Galaxy S6.

15. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

THANK YOU. im and WP person and even i said the edge was a great idea something DIFFERENT came about

5. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2265; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

only one side curve is better than two,how are you gonna hold the phone?

26. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

How are you gonna hold the phone without constantly pressing it on the edges? You can't have a good grip.

6. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Depends on how I can hold it in my hands!

31. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

That's the rub, isn't it? LG had enough of an uphill battle just putting the volume rocker on the back of the phone. Now Samsung is putting content on the edges? In their cash cow phone? Good luck, Sammy.


Posts: 261; Member since: May 03, 2013


8. darkkjedii

Posts: 31299; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Not a good conceptual look. Judging by the Note edges lack of beauty...nope.

10. Arte.8800

Posts: 48; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I agree. It looks fugly. Note4 looks better, with rectangular, and sharp corners.

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