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Samsung Galaxy S6 and its missing features

Is Samsung afraid to commit to one Galaxy S6? The two new models are the same, except for the screen -- and both remove features fans loved. Meanwhile, HTC shows off the Grip fitness band and Vive VR headset.

Samsung gives consumers plenty of smartphone choices. But a removable battery is one choice that could be disappearing.

Watch CNET Update for a quick rundown on Samsung's new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, two models that are the same except for the screen. Along with new perks, they both also lack some familiar options:

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Also in this tech-news roundup, we look at HTC's new One M9 smartphone and the company's adventures into new tech accessories: the Grip fitness band , and the Vive virtual-reality headset . Unlike the Gear VR , it doesn't require a smartphone to be inserted into the front.

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Samsung Galaxy S6's missing features, split-personality problem