[Update: Samsung has just now announced that 1,000 units of Marvel Avengers limited edition Samsung Galaxy Edge Iron Man will go on sale on 27 May in South Korea for KRW 1,199,000 (around $1082/€993/₹69304). It is also learnt that first 100 buyers in the country will also get an Avengers Special Briefcase, whereas the next 100 buyers will stand to gain two tickets to Marvel Avengers Station Exhibition, reported SamMobile]
After weeks of rumours, Samsung in collaboration with Marvel finally pulled the wraps off the limited edition Avenger series Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man on 26 May.
"We are excited to be able to offer our world-class Galaxy S6 edge smartphone designed especially for Iron Man fans through our continued collaboration with Marvel," said Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing, IT & Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics.
"The limited edition Iron Man Galaxy S6 edge embodies the power of the iconic Avenger with a dual-curved edge design and advanced features that will provide Marvel fans with the ultimate entertainment experience."
The new Galaxy S6 Edge series flaunts red and gold colour combination similar to Marvel's Iron Man with premium metal finish. It also boasts the gold hued Iron Man's trademark armoured head mask insignia engraved on the rear-side. The phone package contains matching wireless charger, identical to the power source (Arc Reactor) we see on the chest of the armour suited Avenger.
Rest of the specifications remain same as seen inside the original model. It comes protected with superior aircraft grade metal cover (1.5-times stronger than any smartphone in the market) and Gorilla Glass 4 shield (both front & back). In the front, it sports 5.1-inch QHD (2560x1440p) display with pixel density of 577 ppi (pixels per inch).
It comes packed with 14-nanometer class 64-bit Exynos 7 Octa-core processor with 3GB LPDRR4 RAM, UFS 2.0 series super-fast memory chips -32GB/64GB/128GB storage options, a 16-megapixel camera and a 5.0-megapixel snapper on the front.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Series Release details:
The company has confirmed that the new Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man series will be released initially in the home market, South Korea on 27 May, and in China and Hong Kong in June. However, the details regarding the device's price are still under wraps.
Check out Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man unboxing video:
Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man series:
|Models||Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge|
|Display||5.1-inch QHD (2560x1440p) dual-edge super AMOLED display with 577 ppi (pixels per inch) and is protected by Gorilla Glass 4 shield|
|OS||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|Processor||14-namometer class 64-bit Octa-core Exynos 7420 CPU (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57)|
|Storage Capacity||64GB (UFS 2.0)|
|Battery||2600 mAh ultra power saving mode|
|Network||LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps)|
|Add-ons||WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), HT80 MIMO(2x2) 620Mbps, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile hotspot, Bluetooth®: v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC,IR Remote, Samsung Pay works with both Near Field Communication (NFC) and Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology to make it device, merchant and card issuer agnostic , Samsung Knox security app now upgraded to defence grade|
|Dimensions||142.1 x 70.1 x 7.0 mm|
|Colours||Red & Gold colours combination|
|Package contents||Iron Man theme based wireless-charger, clear-back cover, ear-phone, USB cord|