After spending time with Samsung’s new flagship smartphones last month, BGR stated conclusively that the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are not the “iPhone clones” that many people thought they were. Yes, there are obvious similarities and yes, Samsung clearly stole a few design elements from iPhones as it has done with its phones in the past. The total package is a completely different beast, however.
But since then, plenty of evidence has piled up to the contrary.
More and more little similarities between the Galaxy S6 and the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus continue to pop up each day. And then, of course, there’s this:
First comment from literally every single person I’ve shown the Galaxy S6 to: “It looks like an iPhone.”
— Zach Epstein (@zacharye) March 31, 2015
We still maintain that the Galaxy S6 is a completely different animal, especially on the inside, where Samsung used plenty of cutting-edge new technology like the new Exynos chip’s FinFET structure, UFS 2.0 flash memory and brand new LPDDR4 RAM that will all pave the way for future smartphones. But now it turns out there’s another new area where Samsung copied the Apple’s latest iPhone, and it’s pretty comical.
We’ll let SquareTrade’s new video do the talking: