The South Korean tech giant Samsung has been long rumoured to unveil the successor for the Galaxy S5 flagship device in the coming months, and confirmation on the handset's name has already emerged online.
In a latest report, Samsung has apparently confirmed the names of forthcoming successor flagships as Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge via a new trademark filing. It is worth noting that the filing is in South Korea, Samsung's native market.
Interestingly, the S6 Edge doesn't come paired with the expected ‘Galaxy' pre-fix, as noted by Trusted Reviews. Of course, no specific details on the device have been provided as of now, but previous rumours did suggest that the phone with a dual-edge display would launch, alongside the Galaxy S6 at MWC tech show on March 1, 2015.
Meanwhile, an image leaked to CNET Korea claims to show both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy Edge. In the image , the fourth and fifth phones in this image appear to show two different sides with edge displays. The image was shared by "sources at South Korean distributors of Samsung Electronics' handsets," as per a report from CNET Korea.
For Samsung, the success of the Galaxy S6 is utmost critical in this market situation. Samsung, once a dominant smartphone player, is falling fast. The biggest threat right now to Samsung in the handset market is Xiaomi. The Chinese company is still small compared to Samsung, but it has grown faster than any other smartphone maker over the past 12 months.