Samsung launches Animal Edition Battery Packs to raise awareness of endangered animals

It isn’t often that you can accuse Samsung of being warm, fuzzy and that it’s products are cute, but perhaps this is as close as a giant tech company can be described as such. As part of the Samsung’s ‘Charge the Life’ campaign to raise awareness about endangered animals, a range of battery packs has been announced that each carries an illustration of an endangered animal on the front. 
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active allegedly heading to AT&T first

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The close relationship between Samsung and AT&T will continue with the upcoming Galaxy S6 Active. The device, according to SamMobile, will launch exclusively on AT&T’s network before making its way to any other carrier. Its model number will be SM-G890A and have similar specifications to the regular Galaxy S6; however, not everything is the same. The measurements and battery size will be altered to meet the rugged and longevity standards of the Active name.

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Samsung will sell 46 million Galaxy S6 phones this year, up 20% from earlier estimates

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Things continue to look very good for Samsung. They already upped their initial production of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge to meet demand and now CitiBank analyst Henry H Kim is giving us even better news.

Initial targets had the Galaxy S6 pegged at 38 million for 2015, but Kim is now saying it’s likely to be more like 46 million. That’s a 20 percent increase. Interestingly enough, he didn’t even specify the Galaxy S6 Edge so those sales will be frosting on the cake.


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New tests show that the Samsung Galaxy S6 has the best display of any phone

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When the Galaxy S6 was announced, eyes widened as Samsung stated the 5.1-inch display has 2560×1440 resolution. That same resolution can be found on the Galaxy Note 4; however, this flagship device has a display that is more than 0.5in smaller. It is what allows the Galaxy S6 to have 577 pixels per inch. DisplayMate, who often conducts tests on mobile device displays, feels that the Galaxy S6 has the best display they have ever seen on a smartphone.

Everything from display resolution and screen brightness to dimming and power efficiency was applauded.


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Contest: Win a Spigen Capsule Ultra Rugged case for the Samsung Galaxy S6 from Talk Android! [updated with winner]

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 will be one of the hottest devices on the market when it launches around the world next month. Millions of consumers will rush to purchase the device that takes Samsung in a new direction. The Galaxy S6 features a metal and glass body, two materials that just scream high-end. With that high-end look, however, comes concerns with how durable the device is. That is why protecting the Galaxy S6 will be important for many consumers.


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