S6 Active Rumor

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  1. bkdodger

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    That's a real battery. Now the question that I am left with is whether or not it will have a unibody as well. Did the last active have one?
     
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    No. It had a removable back with a replaceable battery.

    I'm pretty sure the S6 Active will be made from some different materials than the S6. It's tough to waterproof with the materials used in the S6/S6 Edge. I'm sure they'll try to incorporate some of the same design, but they'll ruggedize it like they did with the S4 Active and S5 Active.
     
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    I think they will go back to the plastic back, but not due to waterproofing. I think they will do it strictly for durability since a glass phone, for the Active demographic, makes no sense.

    They could waterproof it easily enough as Sony has been doing so for quite some time with their all glass builds.
     
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    Plastic will be the way to go... From what I remember on other active it looks like a built in case... Plus bigger battery you don't to increase weight too much...

    Tap'd by Big 6
     
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    Great battery! A great alternative for people on the go
     
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    This seems to be a better choice than M9. Now, I'm getting confused.
     
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    Will Verizon have it?
     
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    Nothing yet except first rumors say At&t exclusive when launched..

    Tapped by Big 6
     
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    S6 Active doesn't seem to be popular eh.
     
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    Being that it was just released and Samsung & AT&T didn't let folks know about it until a few weeks beforehand, I'm sure those people that would have been interested in it, probably got locked into the S6 or other device.
    Are you getting one @shinlee or do you have one already?

    S5 tap'n
     
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    I'd love a phone that I can take running but I somehow don't think it will hold up to water and mud.