New Galaxy S6 Unveiled
Samsung seeks to regain momentum with curved-screen phone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge Smartphone—which will launch on April 10 in 20 countries with 32, 64 and 128GB options, integrated wireless charging, Gorilla Glass 4 on both devices and the new Samsung according to Wall Street report.
“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,” stated JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.
“By listening to our customers, and learning from both our success and missteps, we continuously push forward new technologies and ideas,” he added. “With a re-imagined design, robust partner network and novel services, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge offer users the ultimate experience in smartphone options.”
Samsung’s executives talked about how they reimagined the Galaxy user experience and have now embraced what they’re calling “design with purpose”.
“With the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge—featuring the world’s first, universally compatible embedded wireless charging technology—and IKEA’s new home furniture range for wireless charging, users will enjoy a fully plug-free charging environment at home,” Samsung stated.
According to the report, IKEA “will also sell wireless charging kits to build into existing furniture.
MasterCard and Visa are on board at launch, while Samsung said it’s “working hard to expand the partnership ecosystem for Samsung Pay with key financial partners globally, including American Express, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase, and U.S. Bank” to be accepted virtually anywhere that accepts credit cards, debit cards or NFC payments.
“From the start, Samsung’s vision for mobile payments and commerce has been centered on security, wide acceptance, and a simple user experience. With MasterCard’s tokenization services in conjunction with Samsung’s unique MST (magnetic secure transmission) and NFC technologies, Samsung Pay makes secure contactless mobile payments possible at most NFC or traditional magnetic POS terminals”.