The Samsung Galaxy S6 will echo the newly unveiled Galaxy Alpha and touch down next year with a new metal frame, latest reports have suggested.
With the metal edged Samsung Galaxy Alpha having been officially unveiled earlier this week, it has now been claimed that the Korean manufacturer will push its new design direction into its future flagship phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
Given the amount of stick Samsung received for crafting this year’s Galaxy S5 out of cheap plastic, we think it’s about time the smartphone maker tackled more premium materials.
Chinese media have cited ‘sources from within Samsung’s supply chain’ in making the claims, with the reports echoing comments made by the manufacturer itself earlier this year.
Speaking back in April, Yoon Han-kil, Samsung’s Senior Vice President of Product Strategy confirmed the company’s future flagship phones will benefit from an “all new form factor”.
He added: "Our ultimate goal is to make products that consumers really aspire to have. This is how we are trying to find a breakthrough in the stagnant premium market.”
Although little is currently known about the Galaxy S6, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has been the subject of multiple leaks in recent weeks ahead of its impending release.
It has been widely suggested that the Note 4 will pair a 5.7-inch QHD display with a Snapdragon 805 processor and 4GB of RAM. What’s more, now it appears this bevy of high-end components will be wrapped up in a metal framed body.
While we will have to wait until early 2015 to get our hands on a metal S6, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is widely expected to be unveiled in a couple of weeks during Samsung’s IFA 2014 Unpacked event.
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