aod, 03 Apr 2015Very good question. When manufacturers want to design phone they need to take into account man... moreI aporiciate your loyalty but there are some obvious fallacies in your comment.
You mentioned some reseaons justifying the Samsung battery issue. To my mind however it didn't back up with supporting evidences. Energy consumption and storage is one of the most important areas that has been conducted by almost all prestigious universities' faculty professors and students. This fact covers a wide applications but in Mobile phones it could be a key factor. It is due to the fact that the concept of Energy for mobile phone (as you could infere from the word of "mobile") can be regarded as vital liquid (water) for human since mobile phones don't connect to the infinite source of energy (as human relationship to the water). A prefect Example of this claim is the remarkable attempts of researchers to reduce the energy consumption via electronic circuit as well as algorithm code architecture optimization.
Going on to the next point, regarding to USB 2.0, I think I would say that this technology is not a replacement for SD cards but is an aid for people who are not satisfied with their phones internal+external storage.
Acelyn, 02 Apr 2015wow this is definitely overpricedIt is more ridiculously priced! Now remove my comment since I told the truth
DenisXD, 02 Apr 2015"the no external memory option was opted out due to the fact that Samsung cannot guarante... moreLol its true, people are justifing the ridiculous new pricing of a newly dropped galaxy s phone because its a few milli seconds faster by removing the sd card slot.
What about the convenience it provided for the some customers? The reason most people chose android over ios and samsung over other brands was because of freedom, freedom to use sd card to expand memory as one likes, freedom to switch battery as one likes.
Whatever ideas brought about a smaller non removable battery were witless given that the device now requires more energy to run a 2K screen with more ppi than the human eyes can see (300ppi being the limit), and an octa core processor and the phone's no longer waterproof.
So does a phone necessarily need 2k screen, does it need octa core to run smoothly (my quad core s5 mini runs very smooth to me)? No not really but they refuse to add something as simple as radio. Why is samsung trapping its customers like apple?
Design upgraded is the only good thing they did this year but not the earphone jack at the bottom after years of having it on top. There aren't many good removable battery phones now if I upgrade it'll more than likely be to the z3 compact.
Anonymous, 03 Apr 2015no memory expansion and no removable battery equals no me.
why do these cellphone makers have... moreVery good question. When manufacturers want to design phone they need to take into account many aspects. Also imagine if they only focus on battery and disregard other areas. It will have great battery life but at what cost.
For instance if the phone is very thick with a very large battery, would you be able to hold it comfortably! Or if your phone has to have larger footprint only because of battery, would it be comfortable.
Bigger battery size is not everything, little bit of optimization and more efficient hardware goes a long way. You can check the s6 and S6 edge battery life review from phone arena to see for yourself. With regards to memory it's because of ufs 2.0 that microsd slot is gone.
no memory expansion and no removable battery equals no me.
why do these cellphone makers have such weak batteries?
I have the galaxy s5 and I bought an extended battery (twice as powerful as the original factory battery) and it's the same size as the original.
so basically I now have a phone that lasts twice as long and is the same size and weight.
FYI - they have a battery 3X as powerful also, but it makes the phone thicker.
rock , 02 Apr 2015to J.wolfe ,about iphone 6 plus bend video,man you are wrong,the video is fake . look et 1:39 ... moreAlso please do provide evidence of your baseless and incorrect claim that iPhone 6 plus doesn't bend. A video evidence carried out by reputable source in front of live audience.
Here are two more sources approving my correct and logical points regarding presence of bending.
aod, 02 Apr 2015Please do some research before posting, gorilla glass 4 is more durable than others as evident... moreI have 6plus for 4 mounth?it is not bend!maybe I dont known how to use,it wil bend if you sit on the phone whit(100 kg)or used like humer
OK .when we drop s6 wee be carefull to drop on the side,not on the screen or the back glass ;)
Manex, 02 Apr 2015Too much expencive that S6 most of people can't afford itI think you find people can afford it. It is already almost sold out here in aus.
rock , 02 Apr 2015to J.wolfe ,about iphone 6 plus bend video,man you are wrong,the video is fake . look et 1:39 ... moreThe video shows a number different iPhone 6 plus that are bent. But then because it exposes design flaw in iPhone 6 and bending issue, then it must be false. That's very good joke.
Also apple never addressed the issue; they simply pretended that there are no issues, when clearly there is.
DenisXD, 02 Apr 2015"the no external memory option was opted out due to the fact that Samsung cannot guarante... moreWow so anyone who recognizes that phone s6 is significantly faster due ufs 2.0, is brainwashed. Some people care to have phone with smooth operation, so not all think like you.
rock , 02 Apr 2015to J.wolfe ,about iphone 6 plus bend video,man you are wrong,the video is fake . look et 1:39 ... morePlease do some research before posting, gorilla glass 4 is more durable than others as evident in the drop tests, it survive where others didn't. You might want to look again, there are 100% legit sources posted that prove iPhone 6 plus does have bending issue. So you simply cannot deny that it doesn't, yet you insist on them being false and pushing your own agenda and false information.
Actually the grip on S6 is very good, so you wont end up dropping it, even if you do it's the same as other with other galaxies. As I mentioned please do some research before posting.
rock , 02 Apr 2015thet is the point all phones are shattering on the glass even this new samsung s6 . and have a... moreYes all phones do shatter, but if you check the drop test of S6 is more durable than others. S6 back glass didn't shatter at all. In fact side drop of S6 and it survives with no issues, same side drop on iPhone 6 and screen shatters when hitting at the corner.
Also please stop posting false information iPhone 6 plus has design flaw and thus it will bend with very little pressure. Here is evidence for it, if you claim it doesn't bend then you are simply in denial. Also the videos shows different iPhone 6 plus bending near volume rockers. Like I said it happened to mine, so yes it does happen.
DenisXD, 02 Apr 2015"the no external memory option was opted out due to the fact that Samsung cannot guarante... moreIf you were using a 4K/16MP phone you would know, it's not about nanoseconds when you start burst shooting in highest resolution or 4K recording with the prebuffer and final writing. And not only about that, you can do same test on your current phone by having same galery files on internal storage than external. And trying to compare experience with fresh reboot between testing from internal only then from External only.
I'm not here to convince you, do as you wish, others who are wondering if what i/we say is true, will try from themselves and notice who is exagerating..
rock , 02 Apr 2015thet is the point all phones are shattering on the glass even this new samsung s6 . and have a... moreIn my opinion, the point is that i do that with any recent non Gorilla Glass 4 phone, it will shatter. So even if S6 is not unbreakable, it's still more resistant than current phones.
gs6, 01 Apr 2015the no external memory option was opted out due to the fact that Samsung cannot guarantee the ... more"the no external memory option was opted out due to the fact that Samsung cannot guarantee the highest level of performance from external data and files being added to the gs6."
DenisXD: right, and we are talking about nanoseconds faster than an msd device. Sorry pal, I rather my device to take a few more nanoseconds more than spend 100 more euro in order to get the added storage. Your comment is like a joke. We are talking about less than a second!
And you even dare to say it's good? lol for brainwashed people.
m86k, 02 Apr 2015Can you post same drop test with your current phone? I would like to see your resultsthet is the point all phones are shattering on the glass even this new samsung s6 . and have a new gorila glass
to J.wolfe ,about iphone 6 plus bend video,man you are wrong,the video is fake . look et 1:39 the clock on the phone is 2:26 before bending and look at 2:17 the clock on the phone is 1:58 after bending .Pleace look :)
rock, 02 Apr 2015look the drop test of the s6 and s6 edge,the glass on the back and the front is gorila glass 4... moreCan you post same drop test with your current phone? I would like to see your results