Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

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All eyes are on Barcelona for Mobile World Congress (MWC): the annual showcase for news phones and everything mobile for the year ahead.

Samsung has already sent out press invitations for its Galaxy Unpacked event, which takes place on 1st March. The invite simply says, "What's next", along with an image of a device with a curve.

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Rumoured Specifications:

At a glance:

· 5.1-inch Super AMOLED FHD

· Gorilla Glass 4 displayxsxs

· Exynos 7420 octa-core processor


· 20MP rear-facing camera

· 5MP front-facing camera

· Android 5.0.2

· Wireless charging

As usual, there's no shortage of rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S6 floating around the web, but considering how tight-lipped Samsung remains on product launches, what do we think we know so far?

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Galaxy S6 set to abandon preinstalled software

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

Samsung is expected to abandon its much criticised practise of filling the device with unwanted 'bloatware,' it has been revealed. Software has always been the Achilles heel for Samsung,' said Sammobile.

There are some really interesting things Samsung is doing if our info is correct, and perhaps the biggest change the S6 will bring is the removal of all pre-installed Samsung apps, or at least that's how our insider put it.'

Instead, Samsung Galaxy S6 would come with pre-loaded Microsoft apps: Office, OneDrive, OneNote and Skype.

Galaxy S6 To Sport Killer Camera

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

A new video released by the tech giant from South Korea reveals the outline of a squared-off camera housing, making the camera as the main selling point of the Galaxy S6. The sketch matches previous leaked renders surfaced so far. Previous rumours in the past have claimed that both the Galaxy S6 will use a 20MP rear shooter.

Samsung Galaxy S6 To Feature Built-in Wireless Charging

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

The Galaxy S6 is expected to sport an all new design and a new rumour suggests that the device may feature wireless charging capability. Well, the report could be contrary to previous rumours. It's reported that Galaxy S6 will have a metal body, but that material isn't known for playing well with magnetic induction wireless charging. This, as GSM Arena noted, speculates that the Galaxy S6's rear back will not be 100% metal.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge To Sport 3-Sided Display

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

Bloomberg reveals that Samsung may offer the Galaxy S6 with a display that can be view from three sides - front, right and left. The latest such leaks comes from Bloomberg, which apparently claimed that Samsung is preparing to launch two variants of the Galaxy S6 at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC). Both phones would have metal bodies, come with 5.1-inch screen sizes and uses Samsung's most powerful mobile processors, the source said.

Samsung Galaxy S6 in Leaked Render Looks Like Apple iPhone 6

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

Tech blog site, Sam Mobile, recently posted a few alleged pictures that shows the Galaxy S6. And interestingly, the Galaxy S6 looks similar to that of the Apple iPhone 6.

The latest in a recent flurry of Samsung Galaxy S6, the design has been show off via a leaked render. Apparently, the render shows the curved edges on the Galaxy S6, similar to that of the iPhone 6.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Rugged Case spotted on Amazon

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

Galaxy S6 case suggests the upcoming smartphone could include a slightly altered look without straying too far from previous models. The most obvious change is the placement of the device's rear flash and heart rate sensor, which now sit to the right of the camera. The headphone jack appears to have moved to the bottom of the phone.

Samsung Galaxy S6 To Come in Four Colours

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

As per the latest leak, four Samsung Galaxy S6 colours will be there when the tech giant from South Korea unveil the handset next month at the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC). A total of four colours have been leaked for Samsung's first flagship of this year that uses a metal build.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Prices Leaked

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

With the Galaxy S6 launch date set for March 1, pricing for entire range has leaked, according to a published report. Interestingly, the Galaxy S6 32GB will be available from 749 Euros, which is around Rs. 52,500.

There will also be a 64GB capacity version at 849 Euros (approximately around Rs. 59,490) and a 128GB version costing a jaw-dropping 949 Euros (approximately Rs. 66,490).

The alleged report confirms that the smartphone will be made available in two storage capacities: one with a 128GB model, and the other with a 32GB internal storage. Notably, the 128GB will reportedly cost 1000 Euros (approximately Rs. 70,000).

Samsung Galaxy S6 To Use Touch Based Touch Sensor

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

Samsung is expected to add touch-based sensor for its next-generation Galaxy S variants. Moreover the sources confirms that, the sensor will work similar to that of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 and the iPhone 5S, 6, 6 Plus.

Samsung Appoints New Marketing Chief Ahead of Galaxy S6 Unveiling

Samsung Galaxy S6: 10 New Rumours You Should Know

Samsung recently appointed a new smartphone marketing Chief Lee Sang-chul just ahead of the Galaxy S6 launch at the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) on March 1. In his place, Lee Sang-chul, formerly head of the firm's Russian operations, has been appointed as head of strategic marketing for the mobile business.

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