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The Galaxy S6 Edge, teased by T-Mobile.

The Galaxy S6 Edge, teased by T-Mobile.

For the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Samsung is ditching all of its tacky plastic in favor of an all-new design made entirely from premium materials — and already its efforts are paying off.

According to carrier partners that have been given a sneak peek at the next-generation devices ahead of their official debuts on March 1, the Galaxy S6 beats the iPhone 6 in terms of design.

T-Mobile jumps the gun.

T-Mobile jumps the gun.

T-Mobile could be in trouble with Samsung today after it accidentally leaked the device that Samsung was trying so hard to keep under wraps. A pre-registration page on the carrier’s website reveals what appears to be the Galaxy S6 Edge in its first official shot so far.

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“Give me that Lollipop.” Photo: Samsung

 

Samsung has only gotten around to bringing Lollipop to two Galaxy S5 variants in the U.S. so far — the ones connected to Sprint and Verizon — but there may be a way to get it on other handsets early.

According to one Samsung staffer, your local Samsung Experience Shop can flash the company’s latest Lollipop software onto almost all Galaxy S5 handsets, but there are few caveats.

CyanogenMod. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

CyanogenMod. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

CyanogenMod, one of the biggest and best custom ROMs, now officially supports Samsung Galaxy Note 4 handsets connected to Sprint and T-Mobile. The latest builds will let you ditch TouchWiz for a purer, Lollipop-based Android experience.

The backside of the two-faced phone. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

The backside of the two-faced phone. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

At CES 2015 in Las Vegas this week, we got to take a look at the new YotaPhone 2, a unique smartphone from Russia that has a regular AMOLED display on its front, plus a secondary e-ink display on its back. The device is already on sale in the U.K., and YotaPhone has since confirmed that it is also coming to “one of the big four” carriers in the U.S.

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