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Recently unveiled Samsung's flagship devices – the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge – will be up for booking soon and Verizon has announced that the devices can be pre-ordered from 1 April.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge were unveiled on 1 March on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC 2015). The South Korean electronics giant had earlier announced that they were planning to release the devices by 10 April, so Verizon's pre-orders announcement came at the right time.

While Verizon hasn't revealed pre-orders and pricing details of the devices but GSM Arena reported that the Galaxy S6 might be sold for $199.99 with two-year contract and the Galaxy S6 Edge for $299.99 (with two-year contract). However, it is not confirmed and major carriers might reveal details in the next few days.

It may be mentioned that both Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have similar features except their design and battery. The Galaxy S6 Edge sports curved screen on both right and left sides, and comes with a 2600 mAh battery compared to S6's 2550 mAh battery.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge sport a 5.1-inch super AMOLED QHD display with 2560x1440 resolution (557 ppi pixels per inch) and screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, powered by Exynos 7420 processor, run on Android 5.0 Lollipop. The devices come packed with 32GB, 64GB and 128GB internal memory and LPDDR 3 3GB RAM, and house a 16MP main camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) and 5.0MP front snapper.

The devices have same camera pixel seen in the Galaxy S5 but come with additional features like Quick Launch, Tracking AF, Auto Real-time HDR (Front & Rear) , F1.9, Low Light Video(Front & Rear), High Clear Zoom, IR Detect White Balance, Virtual Shot, Slow Motion, Fast Motion, Pro Mode and Selective Focus that will enhance users' experience.

The flagship device has value-added features like Ultra Power Saving Mode, Download Booster, S Health 4.0,Samsung Pay, Smart Manager, Microsoft Apps (OneDrive 115GB for 2 years, OneNote), Sound Alive+, Themes, Quick Connect, Private Mode, S Finder, S Voice, and fingerprint sensor.

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