News Briefs: Galaxy S6 “Iron Man” edition, Android 5.1 change-logs for Moto phones & more

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
Unofficial mock-up of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man edition

Samsung to release Galaxy S6 “Iron Man” editions

According to a report in The Korea Times, Samsung is planning to launch limited edition “Iron Man” variant of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones.

“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,” Lee Young-hee of Samsung told media in South Korea.

While other specifics of the “Iron Man” limited edition variants are a mystery at this point, they are said to feature design aspects of the Iron Man’s armoured suit. We believe the changes between regular Galaxy S6/ S6 edge and the Iron Man variant will be just aesthetic and the specifications will remain the same.

Motorola publishes Android 5.1 update change-logs for select smartphones

Motorola has shared the official change-logs of the Android 5.1 update for Moto X, Moto X (2nd Gen) and Moto E (2nd Gen, T-Mobile/ AT&T) smartphones on its website. Although there is no word on when the actual update roll-outs will begin, given the publication of change-logs, it is likely to happen sooner rather than later.

You can find the change-logs at the following links:

Samsung to bring new camera features to Galaxy S6, S6 edge

In more Galaxy S6 and S6 edge news, Samsung is preparing the Android 5.1.1 update for both smartphones and this update will add new camera-related feature to the phones.

SamMobile speculates that the upcoming update might bring support for the full Google camera API including support for features like shooting in RAW and the option to control the shutter speed.

There is no word on the when this update will be available.

Unofficial mock-up of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man edition


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