Samsung Kicks Off MWC with Galaxy S6 and Samsung Pay Announcements

By Tim Maytom

Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung has got this year’s Mobile World Congress off to a great start by unveiling the latest in its flagship Galaxy S line of smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, and revealing its plans for a mobile payment system.

Unlike previous models, the smartphones feature a slim body constructed from aircraft-grade metal, a clear attempt to rival Apple’s iPhone 6 and S6. The phones were designed from scratch, and feature curved edges and Gorilla Glass on both the front and back.

Inside, the phones make use of the world’s first 14nm mobile processor with 64-bit platform, and integrate wireless charging technology compatible with WPC and PMA standards. The devices feature front and rear cameras, boasting 5MP and 16MP resolution respectively, and a new ‘Quick Launch’ feature enables users to launch the camera from any screen in under a second.

“With the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung is offering what’s next in mobility, along with a new standard to drive the global mobile agenda,” said JK Shin, CEO and head of IT & Mobile Communiciations division at Samsung. “By listening to our customers, and learning from both our success and missteps, we continuously push forward …read more

Source:: Mobile App News