Samsung kicks off the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge covered in 24K Gold, Rose Gold or Platinum finishes
Goldgenie is a London-based company famous for offering gold plating treatment for smartphones. We could have already seen their services being applied on the HTC One M7, M8, Apple iPhone 5S and several BlackBerry handsets. Now, it seems like Samsung in partnership with the company wants to launch a luxurious lineup of their this year’s flagships, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, which means that both handsets will be soon available covered in 24K gold.
Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge bathed in 24K gold
Announced at the Mobile World Congress 2015, Samsung’s latest smartphones sport a highly attractive design, including aluminum edges and a back case cover made out of glass. Both handsets are already sold dress in Gold Platinum color variant. However, if you’re looking for something more sophisticated like a body case featuring a precious metal plating, Goldgenie will soon deliver the world the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge featuring 24K Gold, Rose Gold or Platinum finishes.
The new gold bathed smartphones are already available for pre-order at Goldgenie official website. Labeled with price tag of £1,764.17 which translates to something $2,635.7, the phones will officially debut on April, 10th. Note, that the pricing doesn’t include VAT.
When it comes to shipping details, Goldgenie promises to deliver the pre-ordered devices within 14 to 21 days, counting from its global release date. Additionally, don’t expect the gold covered Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge to be send to our doorstep in its original Samsung box, since Goldgenie will traditionally deliver the phone in the company’s trademark cherry oak display case along with all the original accessories.
If you seriously planning to get yourself one of these beauties, you should consider the fact that Goldgenie plates each device in real metal, which may affect wireless charging on the phone. But, does anyone buy a gold covered phone for its features?