Saturday , August 19 2017

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 available in Blue, Green and Gold from June 18; pre-orders now open

Galaxy S6 Edge

If you’re interested in Samsung’s hot new Galaxy S6 but feel the black and white colour options just aren’t “you”, Samsung’s got some news for you today.

The original Galaxy S6 launch event showed the handset in striking Green Emerald, Blue Topaz and Gold Platinum colours alongside the Black Sapphire and White Pearl colours – the latter two being the only ones to make it to Australian shores at launch.

Samsung Australia announced this morning that pre-orders of the three remaining colours will start at 9am today, with general availability on June 18. Both the S6 and S6 Edge will go gold, while green goes to the S6 Edge and the standard Galaxy S6 will be available in blue. The colour options won’t add a premium to the handset’s RRP, which still starts at $999 for the 32GB S6 and $1149 for the S6 Edge.

If you’ve been waiting for the S6’s colours before taking the plunge on Samsung’s new phone, wait no more. You can pre
-order from the Sydney and Melbourne Samsung Experience stores from 9am today. Samsung’s release also says that carriers and retailers will jump on the pre-orders too. So far, Vodafone has announced its intention to take pre-orders on all the new colours.

Samsung – Pre-orders in-store from today at Samsung Experience Stores
Vodafone – Pre-orders from today: S6, S6 Edge
Telstra – Pre-orders are now open, click here for more. Note that Telstra is not offering the Green S6 Edge.

If you’re like me and already took the plunge at launch… well, does anyone want to buy a black Galaxy S6?

Galaxy S6 Edge

Galaxy S6

 

Jason Murray   Deputy Editor

Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn't need a smartphone. Now he can't bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you'd like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He'd like to think he's a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you'll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter - follow @JM77 and say hi!

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