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KOODO NEWS: Samsung Galaxy S6 is coming to Koodo


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Did you hear the big news? The Samsung Galaxy S6™️ is coming to Koodo! We’ll share the nitty-gritty soon.

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Nice!!
when?
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I believe not before Samsung releases it which should be around mid-april!
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I had read somewhere it was coming out March 22nd and another said first week in April and the s6 edge is coming out at the end of April, now I don't know if the edge will be coming to koodo.
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Keith Fediuk wrote:

I had read somewhere it was coming out March 22nd and another said first week in April and the s6...

Read that : http://mobilesyrup.com/2015/03/01/samsung-galaxy-s6-and-s6-edge-launching-in-20-countries-on-april-10th/
Keith Fediuk wrote:

I had read somewhere it was coming out March 22nd and another said first week in April and the s6...

Pre-orders for the GS6?
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Keith Fediuk wrote:

I had read somewhere it was coming out March 22nd and another said first week in April and the s6...

Koodo never has pre-orders for phones, it's just first come first serve on launch day so get there early if you want to be the first to have a certain phone.
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I wish Koodo offered the S6 Edge, if they did then I'd probably choose it as my next phone but instead I'll be grabbing the HTC ONE M9 since it has an SD card slot still which the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge do not. The M9 also has much better sound with its dual front facing speakers which bring your device experience to a whole other level. The battery life will also be wayyyy better on the M9 then the S6 which is a big deal IMO. I hope Koodo doesnt get the black S6 because the glass on the back of the S6 attracts fingerprints more than any other phone ever and black will just amplify that by a thousand and make your phone look disgusting unless your going to wash and dry your hands well before every time you touch the phone which isn't really ideal. White, gold or the aqua blue would look so much better than black so I'd hope Koodo offers any other color than black....... Yeah we all know Koodo's going to offer black though like always
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Paul "Kid Android" Deschamps wrote:

I wish Koodo offered the S6 Edge, if they did then I'd probably choose it as my next phone but in...

The HTC M9 is somewhat crippled by using the Qualcomm 810 processor, hence the reason Samsung went with their own Exynos processor. Having an 810 Qualcomm processor in your phone is akin to buying a Ferrari and not being able to go over 80kph. See below. http://www.howardforums.com/content.php/2227-Bad-News-Abounds-with-Qualcomm%E2%80%99s-Snapdragon-810 Don't make assumptions, speaker/battery wise. I viewed a youtube clip where the S6 single speaker was super loud. Sure, that doesn't make it sound better than 2 speakers but I'd rather have one great speaker than 2 maybe so so speakers. As for battery life, again, don't make assumptions based on size alone. I'd rather have the largest battery possible but lets wait until we read some user/expert reviews. We might be surprised at the results. If an external sd card is an absolute must, then the new S6 isn't for you.
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Paul "Kid Android" Deschamps wrote:

I wish Koodo offered the S6 Edge, if they did then I'd probably choose it as my next phone but in...

Yeah I hope they have the gold or blue!!! I'll definitely get the s6 if they do. If it's just black or white I won't.
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Paul "Kid Android" Deschamps wrote:

I wish Koodo offered the S6 Edge, if they did then I'd probably choose it as my next phone but in...

You'd rather have a mono speaker that's loud but not 2 stereo speakers with Dolby audio? Okay. Nothing compares to BoomSound speakers right now, especially not Samsung ones. Battery life is still an estimate until final release models are available to review, but Paul's basing it on the QHD screen. It's really overkill on that size. We can't comment until they're both out but so far it looks like HTC is gonna win here.
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Paul "Kid Android" Deschamps wrote:

I wish Koodo offered the S6 Edge, if they did then I'd probably choose it as my next phone but in...

I've owned the HTC ONE M7 and sold it 5 weeks later.  Sure, it had somewhat of a stereo effect but it didn't do it for me. What would work for me is one speaker that equals the size of 2 small ones and the S6 seems to fit that bill, we'll see. Plus, my work environment is louder than I like so having a loud speaker should help.

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=258qh9CidKA

As for the S6 battery, I was hoping for at least 2800ma capacity.  I've read somewhere that the Note 4 with QHD screen is more/same battery efficient than the Note 3 with only 1080P screen, so we'll need to wait until some of the reviews come in.
What about the GS6 Edge?
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Silas Goudey wrote:

What about the GS6 Edge?

No plans/words on Koodo carrying it at the moment. If they do decide to carry it, you would hear it first on their website and/or Facebook page so I would keep checking their.
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I read that it will only be available in black and white in canada for now 😞 I was so hoping for the blue one!
I heard the same. The other colours coming sometime in the summer.
Even if it's available in black and white in Canada, I'd much prefer it to be offered in WHITE by Koodo. But looking at the updated S6 banner on Koodo's website showing it in black, it makes me nervous for it. I'm so sick of black phones from Koodo - and I know it's such a simple matter, but you know.. aesthetics haha. How hard can it be to provide a white phone? 
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What would be the % of people prefering white vs black? This is why Koodo choses black IMO. It regroups a higher % of people, therefore = more people buying
Robert wrote:

What would be the % of people prefering white vs black? This is why Koodo choses black IMO. It re...

Yes, but if you look at the competition they're always offering different colours of the phone. Now I know it's not a big deal, but the option should be there at least - especially considering the smaller line-up they have. If Windmobile is able to implement variety, a big player like Koodo should also be able to do so as well. 

And as some people have mentioned, the black on the S6 seem to be major finger-print magnets. 
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Robert wrote:

What would be the % of people prefering white vs black? This is why Koodo choses black IMO. It re...

I'm totally understanding your point and supporting it. I'd like to see Koodo offer more color choice (and they did with the iPhone) online only.
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No more samsung for me they suck ....anyone have there phone not charge or just shut off ...freezing etc
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elvira wrote:

No more samsung for me they suck ....anyone have there phone not charge or just shut off ...freez...

I've seen all phones do that. Not just Samsung.
Do we know which variants we'll get at koodo ? 32 ? 64 ? 128 ? all of them ?
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Alezis wrote:

Do we know which variants we'll get at koodo ? 32 ? 64 ? 128 ? all of them ?

Traditionally Koodo carries the lowest variant of many.
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Alezis wrote:

Do we know which variants we'll get at koodo ? 32 ? 64 ? 128 ? all of them ?

Sadly if koodo doesn't carry the one I want I'm changing over to fido as I know they will have the one I want and they currently have a better promotion for what is equivalent to tab large here. $99 unlimited calling in canada and 4gb promo. So we will see soon I guess.

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