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Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks under ‘Project Zero’ codename

The Samsung Galaxy S6 has leaked under a new ‘Project Zero’ codename, a title which hints at big changes to come.

According to claimed insider sources, the Galaxy S6 is already in development deep within Samsung’s South Korean HQ.

Although exact specs are currently unclear, the phone is reportedly being referred to as ‘Project Zero’ due to being ground-up refresh.

The unnamed insiders, speaking with SamMobile, have suggested: “Samsung is developing its next-generation flagship device from scratch, with an entirely new vision.

The reports added: “Project Zero is an indication that Samsung is trying to achieve something unique and different with the Galaxy S6.”

Exactly what that new vision might be is still unknown. Given the updates made to the Galaxy Note 4, however, the S6 is expected to make the jump to a 2560 x 1440 pixel QHD display and a more premium, metal design.

As well as being a common reference to something new and innovative, the Galaxy S6’s ‘Project Zero’ codename is a step away from Samsung’s past, alphabetised, naming structures.

With the Galaxy S5 was referred to as Project K, the S4 and Note 3 original did the internal rounds under the respective monikers of Project J and Project H.

A major refresh is needed for Samsung’s flagship phone line. With the S5 having been seen as something of a minor improvement over the S4, the company’s handset sales and subsequent profits have slumped massively in 2014.

Although the Galaxy S6 is not expected to launch until early 2015, this is far from the first time the phone has been teased.

Recent S6 rumours have pointed to the phone landing during MWC 2015 next March with Android 5.0 Lollipop and a 20-megapixel camera in tow.

As you might expect, Samsung has yet to offer any official word on the existence of the S6.

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