Samsung’s current flagship, the Galaxy S5 did not prove to be quite a hit in the market mainly due to lack of features offered by other competitors. The South Korean giant is reportedly working on Galaxy S6 that is expected to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress event on Feb.15 2015.
The rumored device codenamed Project Zero with the “zero” as an indication for a complete redesign of the company’s new flagship. The Galaxy S6 is rumored to feature a Super AMOLED 5.5-inch display with 2K or 4K (2160×3180) resolution developed with zero-gap technology and includes the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The device will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with a 32-bit or 64-bit chipset with a powerful 4GB RAM.
The smartphone has been confirmed to use Android 5.0 as it was speculated that Samsung would use its own Tizen OS. Samsung will replace will replace the much criticized plastic build with aluminium finish. Samsung does not want the risk of offering the Tizen OS, which is yet to provide the features and support as in Windows, iOS and Android. The company indirectly revealing certain details as it stated that it would offer a completely redesigned flagship.
Samsung Galaxy S6 is also expected to take advantage of the mass market by developing a powerful 20MP camera with an 8MP or 13MP secondary camera aimed at selfie lovers. Earlier features like heart rate sensor, fingerprint sensor, UV light sensor and multiple microphones will be included in the upcoming phablet. A battery with 3,400mAh capacity is expected.
Samsung Galaxy S6 will be aimed at competing with the Apple iPhone 6 which is currently dominating the phablet market. Samsung might also bring a new feature that is expected to be unveiled at the event. The rumored device is expected to be priced around $900 and is likely to be available in the first week of March 2015.