Samsung is preparing its upcoming 2015 flagship, Samsung Galaxy S6, that should be preview on the CES 2015 this week to some of its partners. Rumors and reports are already spreading about a Special Limited Edition of this flagship that packs a Curved display, to be called Galaxy S6 Edge.
According to an Asian Economies report, which cites industry insiders, the Galaxy S6 Edge will be limited to "10 million units Only", a figure which is hard to confirm at this point, but is definitely in line with earlier rumours that suggested the company is aiming to sell a total of around 45 million units of the flagship, including 10 million units of the Edge variant.
Specifications of the Galaxy S6 Edge is expected to be similar to the Galaxy S6 smartphone, which is said to feature a 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) display, an Exynos 7420 chipset with octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal memory. In addition, the device is also expected to have a 20-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front snapper.
Do you want an Iron Man-themed Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge ?
Well, you may be able to get one very soon as some concept renders of the hot flagship smartphone dressed in the livery of Marvel's Avengers made the rounds on the web.
Samsung hasn't confirmed that it will officially turn the above concept images into reality. However, considering the Korean giant's relationship with Marvel, These limited edition Galaxy S6 Edge with a color scheme that matches each Avengers team member will go on markets sometimes this year as a promotion of the Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron movie that is coming out on May 1st.
After lots of teasing, Today, Samsung has announced the Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition, a very special Galaxy S6 edge designed in collaboration with Marvel.
The Iron Man-themed Galaxy smartphone is dressed in red and gold, has 64 GB of internal memory, and will be offered in a box containing a matching wireless charging pad. A clear cover that enhances its "exclusive design" is also included. You can check out the handset in the photos on this article or the video embedded below.
According to Samsung, the Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition will be launched on May 27 in South Korea, and next month in China and Hong Kong. The company didn't mention other markets, which might leave many Iron Man fans disappointed. The price of the S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition wasn't unveiled, but it's probably higher than the price of a regular S6 edge 64 GB.
Samsung said nothing about an Iron Man edition of the Galaxy S6, which might mean that the curved S6 edge is the only one that's getting the superhero treatment.
HTC is trying to bring a new look to its current flagship device, the HTC One M8. In a partnership with Singapore's Phunk design studio, HTC released a Phunk limited Edition of the One M8 today.
Only 64 of these smartphones will be made, so this is definitely a very limited edition type situation.
The campaign has to do with Phunk's upcoming exhibition, which will take place throughout Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong this year. The One M8 Phunk edition celebrates that.
We had reported back then that the Galaxy S7 Olympic Edition was coming and now it's finally here. You can own the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Games Limited Edition for $50 more than what the unlocked regular Galaxy S7 Edge costs. This is the second limited edition series based on the S7 Edge that Samsung is releasing this year, after the Injustice: Gods Among Us Edition that we saw in May. Sadly, the Gear VR will not be bundled in along with the Olympic Edition, like it was with the Injustice version. The $850 package will include a custom pouch for carrying the sporty device around though!
As we had seen earlier, the entire theme is based on the five different colors of the Olympic rings and the rings themselves can be seen at the back of the smartphone. It has been made available exclusively in the US, China, Korea, Germany and Brazil. As the moniker "Limited Edition" suggests, only 2016 units will be made available for purchase in each of these countries.
Author: Saikat Kar (tech-enthusiast)