Samsung has announced a limited edition Iron Man Galaxy S6 Edge based on the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie. In April, The Korean Times had reported that the smartphone maker was working on the same while the design of the smartphone remains a mystery.
Samsung tweeted a teaser image of the smartphone box that is likely to generate a lot of attention. According to tech news website Seeko, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 smartphones will carry an industrial design with a new metallic coating for a colored front and back. The device will carry a unique metallic sheen with a red and gold design for the Iron Man edition.
Seeka has also posted images of smartphones based on characters like Hulk, Thor, Hawk Eye, Nick Fury and Black Widow. Samsung has mentioned that the Iron Man editions will be available in select regions that will further increase its demand. The South-Korean phone maker has not revealed any details about the pricing or specifications, though it is expected to carry a premium price tag.
Samsung has completely redesigned its smartphones by removing the cheap plastic design, and the removable SD card. Samsung Galaxy S6’s design clearly indicates that the phone was made suitable for future customization, similar to Sony and Nintendo consoles. Samsung is expected to reveal the look of the smartphone in the coming days. It remains to be seen if Samsung brings in an upgrade to the specs, and releases smartphones for each character.
Avengers: Age of Ultron has already collected more than $1 billion worldwide, and Samsung is set to utilize its popularity. Samsung’s move might also trigger other smartphone makers to follow the trend of customizing devices. Will Samsung release a sinister Ultron edition, only time will tell.
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