As the date when the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge approaches, there seems to be more and more evidence that the device will be available in several variants, just like the Galaxy S5 and S4. A couple of weeks ago we heard rumors about an Active model allegedly heading to AT&T and now we got news of the Galaxy S6 dual-SIM version. The handset called Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos has just been spotted in Russia.
Galaxy S6 Duos – Pricing & Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos popped up at a Russian retailer online store along with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. All three phones will go on sale on April 16th costing significantly more than in other countries. The Galaxy S6 32GB will be available for RUB 49,999, or about $843, while the dual-SIM version with 64GB of storage will cost RUB 52,990, which is an equivalent of $893. The most expensive of the trio, the Galaxy S6 Edge, will be priced at 54,990, which is approximately $927.
Curiously, the dual-SIM version appears to have exactly the same model number as the regular Galaxy S6 suggesting that both phones come with the same set of specs, save for two SIM slots in the Duos model. If that’s indeed the case, then you can expect premium design and impressive hardware along with up-to-date software.
As a reminder, the Galaxy S6 (and probably the Duos variant too) packs a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with QHD resolution resulting in a stunning pixel density of 577 ppi and is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420 processor with Mali-T760 GPU. Other key features include 3GB of RAM, 16-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, 5-megapixel user-facing sensor, fingerprint scanner, hear rate sensor and a 2,550 mAh battery. Of course, the handset will ship with Android 5.0 Lollipop on board.
At the moment there is no official word from Samsung confirming the existence of the Galaxy S6 Duos; however, it’s not the first time that we hear about the device – apparently the dual-SIM variant is scheduled for launch in Philippines as well. We can’t be certain whether the phone will be available globally, but since dual-SIM model are traditionally destined for developing markets, it wouldn’t be surprising if the Galaxy S6 Duos was released only in select regions.
source: Hi-Tech.mail.ru (translated)