One unlucky user's Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ apparently started sizzling and emitting fumes when it was plugged in and charging, that too with an official Samsung charger.
Here is our own, entirely subjective view of the top best smartphones of the year 2015 and the categories that they fall into. This year sees some lesser-performing companies sneak into our list alongside big players the likes of Apple and Samsung.
Here's a specs comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs S6 Edge+ vs Apple's iPhone 6 Plus. For those that are currently on the fence and having difficulty choosing the right plus-sized device for themselves, this head-to-head features and specifications comparison should help in making the right decision.
Samsung can hardly deny that it's feeling the pressure in what is an extremely competitive and cut-throat smartphone market. The company's most recent financial results are proof of this, with the South Korean company struggling to find growth in what has become an entirely saturated market. Now, in an effort to get its Galaxy smartphones into the hands of as many users as possible - in particular owners of Apple's iPhone - Samsung has announced its "Ultimate Test Drive" program where consumers can test drive a Galaxy smartphone for just $1.
With Samsung having just unveiled the much awaited Galaxy Note 5 and the larger Galaxy S6 Edge+, it was inevitable that the Korean giant would present us with an official launch date for its fabled mobile payment system; Samsung Pay.
Samsung has officially announced both Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ during the dedicated Unpacked media event at the Lincoln Center. The South Korean company has also taken the opportunity to introduce a rather innovative and unique accessory for the new phablets that should go some way to appealing to BlackBerry owners who have thus far refused to move away from the beleaguered smartphone maker. Let us introduce you to Samsung's new Keyboard Cover that's built purely with the new phones announced today in mind.
Sometimes, just when you think you've seen every bad idea in smartphones - usually with a BlackBerry logo on it - something comes along and reminds you that there will always be something even more ridiculous around the corner.
It's only a matter of weeks until Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ at its dedicated Unpacked media event on August 13. However, such is the thirst for knowledge within the smartphone industry that consumers just cannot wait an additional two weeks to see what Samsung has in store with its two new Android flagships. Thankfully, Evan Blass of @evleaks appears to have all of the gory details on the Korean company's fifth-generation Galaxy Note and has shared them with the world.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ launch dates have seemingly been confirmed by press invites that Samsung has started sending out for an 'Unpacked' event in mid-August.
New photos of Samsung's upcoming flagship devices, Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, have leaked. Both widely believed to be on the verge of an August announcement, the two devices are set to be big releases for Samsung, especially the always popular Galaxy Note lineup.