One down, one to go! There’s a whole lot going on today ahead of the official kickoff of Mobile World Congress 2015, but there are clearly two main highlights that are generating the most buzz. The show actually doesn’t open until tomorrow, though many companies are making their announcements today in an effort to get a jump on things. The biggest news so far has come from HTC, which unveiled its new HTC One M9 and its first wearable device, the HTC Grip, earlier on Sunday.

Now, it’s Samsung’s turn to make waves as the company unveils its next-generation flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.

Don’t miss our hands-on previews:
Samsung Galaxy S6 hands-on: Meet the smartphone to beat in 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge hands-on: We finally found the Galaxy we’ve been looking for

BGR exclusively reported all of the key specs for these two flagship smartphones back in January, and there has been a steady flow of leaks ever since then. In fact, we have already seen the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge in the flesh thanks to a few big leaks late last week.

As great as these two phones look, however, those leaks likely won’t make today’s official unveiling any less exciting.

Samsung’s big Galaxy S6 event, which is formally being called “Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015,” is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. EST / 9:30 a.m. PST. You’ll find live streaming video from the show embedded below.

As was the case with this morning’s HTC One M9 event, we’ll also be supplementing the live streaming video with our own live blogging. So, beneath the video, you’ll find all of the key information Samsung announces like Galaxy S6 specs and launch information.

Get ready for a wild ride!

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Keep following BGR for more details on both the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge!

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And that concludes our second liveblog of the day. 

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32GB, 64GB and 128GB versions will be available, just as rumored.

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will launch on April 10th in 20 countries.

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Time for more promo videos! Next becomes now!

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Enterprise: the Galaxy S6 is the most secure yet, Samsung says.

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Samsung Pay will be available this summer in America and Korea.

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Your fingerprint and tokenization protect all Samsung Pay transactions.

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Samsung Pay works anywhere, not just where NFC is available.

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Next up is Samsung Pay.

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It look like Samsung’s camera will really be one to beat.

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The iPhone 6 Plus hit hard when it comes to picture and video quality.

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16MP main camera with optical image stabilization. 

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5MP front camera: real time HDR, and low-light features.

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Camera is also a key feature of the Galaxy S6.

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The battery isn’t replaceable, but does come with with wireless charging.

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You get 4 hours of use after 10 minutes. Fully-charging it is faster than the iPhone 6.

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Battery: charges faster than any in the industry

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Both phones are getting their own Gear VR too.

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Screen: 5.1-inch Super AMOLED screen with 577 ppi.

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Let’s talk power: 14nm processor that’s also 64-bit; faster RAM, and UFS storage.

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(Pictures are hopefully coming soon)

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One touch auto-reply will let you skip calls with a simple touch on the heart rate sensor.

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The edge screen connects you to the people you favor most.

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There’s plenty of Material Design right there.

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TouchWiz has also been significantly improved.

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You can expect Gorilla Glass 4 and stronger metal.

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This phone will not bend, Samsung says.

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And I must say, the S6 edge looks amazing.

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Brand new design gets its own design story video.

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The new Galaxies are better than anything Samsung built to date.

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Built-in wireless charging also confirmed. 

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Apple Pay has a new rival.

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Samsung Pay, rumored before, has just been confirmed.

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The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are official

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New technology and better products.

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It’s all about relentless innovtion.

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No more Internet rumors starting today, Samsung says.

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The most significant team effort in this company’s history — the next Galaxy.

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And we’re off!

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Samsung’s little party is actually huge!

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Which is actually why I’m using a far smaller device to type up these words… After all, the future is mobile!

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We’re here, guys, in a different part of Barcelona. With less than half an hour to go, things are looking crazy. And my Mac badly wants to keep hugging a wall, Samsung-commercial style!

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