There's a been a lot of rumors flying around about Samsung's new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones, and now we're finally getting our first look at the smartphones. The company unveiled the gadgets at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and they look like they could live up to all of the hype.
Samsung has upgraded the materials in its new phones in order to make them feel more like high-end gadgets that can compete with the iPhone. The phones are made out of a glass body and metal frame. The phones will also support WPC and PMA wireless charging.
It’s hard to notice a difference between the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S5 at a glance. But you definitely feel the difference once you hold the phone in your hand. It finally has a premium design befitting of its flagship status and price tag.
One of the most impressive new features that will be available on the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge is Samsung Pay. It uses Magnetic Secure Transmission technology to wirelessly send your payment information to the register. Unlike Apple Pay and Google Wallet, Samsung Pay will already be compatible with up to 90% of pay terminals, so it won't require most stores to install new gadgets to accept payments. Samsung Pay will debut as part of a software update for the phones this summer.