Both the Galaxy S6 Edge and iPhone 6 Plus bent at approximately 110 pounds of pressure, according totests performed by third-party warranty firm SquareTrade. Unlike the iPhone - which merely bent - the S6 Edge suffered a cracked screen as well.
Samsung's internal code name for its latest top-of-the-line smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, is "Project Zero," signaling what Samsung calls "a return to fundamentals."
Samsung, which saw profits tumble by 60 percent last year, is seeing an uptick in its fortunes thanks to stronger than anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge preorders.
Back at the Mobile World Congress 2015, Samsung unveiled its latest flagship devices, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The handset is expected to hit retail in April in major markets across the globe via carriers and retailers. According to a new report from Korean shores, citing a “top executive at a leading mobile carrier”, Samsung has reportedly received 20 million pre-orders of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
Samsung made a variety of announcements at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this weekend, debuting the next Galaxy S smartphone as well as a new companion product.
The good news: in just over a week Samsung will formally unveil the Galaxy S6. The bad news: it may have nothing new to show. The nadir for Samsung has struck today after two hugely talented designers rounded up every consistent leak to create stunning renders of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge from every angle.
According to sources from SamMobile, Samsung's next-generation flagship, the Galaxy S6, along with its cousin the Galaxy S6 Edge, will use Samsung's own 20MP sensor on the back, as well as the 5MP front-facing camera that was used in the Galaxy Alpha last year.
Samsung exhibited a lot of pluck when going on record to announce the futuristic Galaxy Note Edge smartphone and even more experimental Gear VR… thing would be available for sale stateside by the year’s end.