The future of Samsung's Galaxy line is metal, not polycarbonate, if a report issued today can be believed.
Samsung's Galaxy S5 will be housed in an all-metal chassis, according to Korean site ETNews (via Android Community).
No one would be surprised, and this is the second time sources have claimed the S5 will be all metal.
The last one was in June, when other "sources" described a metal frame for the next Galaxy flagship.
Samsung's main competition in the high-end Android handset market, and the only handset that could give the stellar Galaxy S4 a run for its money, is the aluminum-bodied HTC One.
It would be no surprise if Samsung decided to follow HTC down the metallic road, despite the success of its polycarbonate-housed smartphones.
And this discussion has been going on for some time; back in April sources said that Samsung was "worried" about competition from HTC and planned to go metal for the Galaxy Note 3.
That could still happen, and in the meantime the Galaxy S5 is rumored to be getting camera tech shuttled from the Note 3 as well.
Watch out for more Samsung Galaxy news coming out of IFA 2013 next month.
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