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New report confirms Samsung is making an absolutely crazy version of the Galaxy S6

Published Jan 19th, 2015 3:54PM EST
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Image: Galaxy S6 Mockup

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Samsung is doubling down on its edgy smartphones. SamMobile’s sources have confirmed earlier reports that Samsung plans to release a special version of the Galaxy S6 that will feature not one, but two displays on the side of the device similar to what we first saw this past fall with the Galaxy Note Edge.

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In addition to confirming the device’s existence, SamMobile also delivers some more details about what it will feature.

“The S6 Edge will run the same panel-based system that the Korean giant designed for the Galaxy Note Edge,” SamMobile writes. “So, it will have all the panels from the Note Edge including Yahoo! Finance, news and sport panels, briefing panel, pedometer panel (powered by S Health), favourite apps and contacts panels, and more will be downloadable from Samsung’s app store. Furthermore, it will also sport features like Night Clock and Express Me.”

We first started hearing rumors about a Galaxy S6 Edge late last year when IHD Technology senior analyst Jerry Kang first reported that Samsung’s display business was preparing to make a display that was capable of wrapping around both sides of the device.

To learn more details about what the Galaxy S6 Edge will entail, check out SamMobile’s full report at the source link below.

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.