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tjgkg
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3/10/2015 | 12:46:52 PM
Re: Ordered by Carriers
One would assume that carriers are ordering large quantities of the phone because their research indicates that the demand is there. So far all the reports about this phone are very good. It could be that Galaxy fans have been waiting for a phone like this since the S4. It will have some really good new features and be housed in a case with much upgraded materials.
SakethK677
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3/10/2015 | 3:18:54 AM
Re: Nice, I'm still lugging a Note II around
to all those fools who think they need SD card in galaxy S6 , its pretty simple why they didnt add it , S 6 uses UFS 2.0 NAND flash memory as internal memory which is 28 x faster than any external SD you use , if you use a normal SD card with that phone , you wont get the amazing reading speed it holds ,it just sacrificed a stupid SD card slot and gave u ability to read data 28 x faster , they also gave 115 GB free cloud storage and a 128 GB variant ,you can never have SD card unless they release a UFS 2.0 version SD cards in market , yeah till then keep ur S 5 , good dayy
SakethK677
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3/10/2015 | 3:17:11 AM
Re: Nice, I'm still lugging a Note II around
to all those people who think they need SD card in galaxy S6 , its pretty simple why they didnt add it , S 6 uses UFS 2.0 NAND flash memory as internal memory which is 28 x faster than any external SD you use , if you use a normal SD card with that phone , you wont get the amazing reading speed it holds ,it just sacrificed a stupid SD card slot and gave u ability to read data 28 x faster , they also gave 115 GB free cloud storage and a 128 GB variant ,everyone cant even understand why they had to ditch , good day
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3/9/2015 | 11:12:42 PM
US Carriers?
Interesting that Verizon is the only one on record as offering the S6...why are the other carriers not announcing plans & pricing yet?
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3/9/2015 | 4:11:10 PM
Re: Nice, I'm still lugging a Note II around
I hope this success doesn't make Samsung to stop using microSD slot and removable battery in their future phones.
H@mmy
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3/9/2015 | 4:07:03 PM
Good Numbers
These numbers refer to preorders from mobile carriers, not consumers, so it's tough to tell how this will stack up against the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models' sales. Assuming the numbers are accurate, this might be major news for Samsung, and it could help the company recoup some of the profits its mobile division lost in recent quarters.
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3/9/2015 | 12:38:02 PM
Re: Nice, I'm still lugging a Note II around
I was planning on ordering the S6, but after finding out the battery can't be changed, because I prefer extended batteries and no SD Card slot... I will pass and keep my S5 and hope they change it for the S7... if not by then I will have to part ways from Samsung and find something that supports what I need.
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3/9/2015 | 12:04:55 PM
Ordered by Carriers
Well, it's good but not really good since these will continue to stay at carriers' warehouse. If this is consumers' preorder, Samsung should celebrate. 

I believe Samung made a bold move on S6 by losing SD Slot, removable battery and waterproof to focus on the premium look and feel of the device. They stopped listening to ninority of users who want everything and pay more attention to business now. That's a good sign. I like the S6 while S6 Edge is quite gimmicky to me.
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3/9/2015 | 11:17:16 AM
Nice, I'm still lugging a Note II around
I've been hankering for something new, but not as big as the Note II.  A colleague has the latest Moto Droid which looks kind of cool - I wonder if the Galaxy S6 is worth staying in the Samsung family for...


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