Samsung to launch “Iron Man” edition of Galaxy S6 smartphone

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According to a report today from the Korea Times, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the curved-screened S6 Edge variant are to get an Avengers-srtle makeover soon. In partnership with Marvel, the South Korean company said it will release “Iron Man versions” of its two flagship devices, in an effort to help promote (if that were ever necessary) the recently-released Avengers: Age of Ultron film (now showing in Thailand).

Iron Man themed Galaxy S6

According to the Korea Times report, the phones will be released at some point in May or June:

“The color of the new Iron Man phones will be red. We will decide on other details soon after discussions with Marvel Studio. It will be released either at the end of May or early June”, said Lee Young-hee, head of marketing for the company’s mobile division.

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Galaxy S6 Avengers

In the movie, Samsung’s tablets and smartphones have quite a big role, especially towards the end of the movie. Now there’s been official confirmation of the two-way deal, with the release of the red Iron Man S6 and Marvel-themed “wallpaper, home screen icons and ring tones” that will also be available to most Samsung devices after July 31st (and are already now available on the S6 and S6 Edge).

Samsung’s mobile chief Shin Jong-Kyun was recently asked how thee regular Galaxy S6 phones have been selling, and he reportedly replied “cruising smoothly”.

Do you fancy a metallic red Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

SOURCE: Korea Times

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