Waterproof Samsung Galaxy S6 Active on the way?

Samsung is set to unveil a waterproof version of the upcoming Galaxy S6. The 'Samsung Galaxy S6 Active' could be just one of the alternative models to the Korean firm's new flagship smartphone.

The company did include waterproof capabilities in the Samsung Galaxy S5, which launched last year, but decided to drop the feature from its high-end line up for 2015. This suggests that the arrival of a new rugged submersible model isn't completely out of the question.

Twitter tipster, @Upleaks, is said to have spotted the new handset, which has a mystery model number, similar to that of the Galaxy S5 Active handset, which arrived in May 2014.

All of this information remains unconfirmed for now and there are no details about what specifications Samsung could pack into an alternative S6 device. However, the leak suggest that the phone will go on sale before the end of the year.

Splash resistant phones still appear to be desirable to manufacturers - recent rumours about the upcoming iPhone 6s mooted a new waterproof capable device that could feature a lightweight hydrophobic coating that repels water.

Right now though, Samsung is now preparing for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The new devices will feature 5.1-inch QHD displays and quad-core processors and arrive in the UK on 10 April.

Source: Trusted Reviews

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