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Samsung Galaxy A8 spotted in brochure in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy A8 spotted in brochure in South Korea

03 July, 2015 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 still hasnít graduated to official status, but it's not far now. One of our readers spotted the unofficial phone in a brochure and sent us a snap (thanks!). The specs confirm the slender 5.9mm thickness and the 16MP camera with...


comScore: Apple extends lead in US smartphone market

comScore: Apple extends lead in US smartphone market

03 July, 2015 | comments (38)

Market research firm comScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing a gain in market share for Apple's iPhone as well as iOS. As per the report, the Cupertino company's market share in the three months ending May...


Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T gets a small software update

Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T gets a small software update

02 July, 2015 | comments (3)

Samsung Galaxy S5 for AT&T received a small software update over-the-air. The new software is still based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. The software update for the SM-G900A is a tad smaller than 300MB. It changes the deviceís firmware version...

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Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop may in fact land as the J1 Ace

Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop may in fact land as the J1 Ace

02 July, 2015 | comments (8)

Samsung has been rumored to be working on a slightly enhanced version of the Galaxy J1, its first J-series device which was made official at the beginning of this year. So far we've heard that this new model would be called Galaxy J1 Pop, and...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos receives Android 5.1.1 update

Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos receives Android 5.1.1 update

02 July, 2015 | comments (23)

Despite the fact that it isn't being sold in that many markets, it's now time for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos to get its taste of the absolute latest version of Android, namely 5.1.1 Lollipop. The single-SIM version of the Galaxy S6 has been on...


Samsung Galaxy J2 appears in GeekBench database

Samsung Galaxy J2 appears in GeekBench database

02 July, 2015 | comments (8)

Samsung Galaxy J2 has popped in various rumors throughout the last few months, but just few days ago we learned some units was shipped in India for testing purposes. This was an obvious sign Samsung is very close to launching the Galaxy J2...


More details emerge on Samsung's next Tizen phone

More details emerge on Samsung's next Tizen phone

02 July, 2015 | comments (10)

More details have emerged on Samsung's next Tizen-powered smartphone. While previous rumors had suggested that the Z1 successor will be called the Z3, as well as revealed some of its specifications, a new report has revealed that the device will...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ cases leak

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ cases leak

02 July, 2015 | comments (16)

Purported images showing protective covers for the unannounced Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ made the rounds online. The duo of high-end handsets is expected to debut during IFA in Berlin this coming September. Alleged Samsung...


Verizon Galaxy Note Edge gets Android Lollipop update

Verizon Galaxy Note Edge gets Android Lollipop update

01 July, 2015 | comments (6)

The Verizon variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which was released back in January this year with Android 4.4.4 KitKat on-board, has started getting the the Lollipop update. Carrying a version number of N915VVRU2BOF2, the update brings...


Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a new 16MP camera sensor

Samsung Galaxy A8 to come with a new 16MP camera sensor

01 July, 2015 | comments (25)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 has really been hitting the rumor mill hard. The amount of information we have gathered about the still unannounced handset is almost ridiculous and includes live images, certifications with specs and even a hands-on video....


Android 5.1 update reaches Galaxy S6 and S6 edge on Sprint

Android 5.1 update reaches Galaxy S6 and S6 edge on Sprint

30 June, 2015 | comments (9)

It looks like the HTC One M9 isn't the only high-end device sold by Sprint to be receiving the update to Android 5.1 in this period. While HTC's flagship will get the new software tomorrow, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are already in the...


Kantar: Samsung top US vendor, S6 third best-selling smartphone

Kantar: Samsung top US vendor, S6 third best-selling smartphone

30 June, 2015 | comments (31)

Samsung is regaining lost ground in the US with the Galaxy S6, according to analysts at Kantar. It helped its parent company restore its position as the top smartphone vendor in the country. The Galaxy S6 is now the third best-selling smartphone in...


Samsung Galaxy A8 hands-on video surfaces

Samsung Galaxy A8 hands-on video surfaces

30 June, 2015 | comments (19)

The Galaxy A8 is heading our way. We've heart it loud and clear and its really getting to a point where the amount of rumors for the upcoming handset is getting ridiculous. The phablet has appeared in live images, as well as the certification...


Reuters: Samsung will launch a few Tizen smartphones this year

Reuters: Samsung will launch a few Tizen smartphones this year

29 June, 2015 | comments (9)

According to Reuters, Samsung has plans to launch a number of Tizen smartphones this year. The devices are reportedly going to occupy various price points. There are no specifics on the specifications of the upcoming Tizen handsets by...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus rumored to pack 3,000 mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus rumored to pack 3,000 mAh battery

29 June, 2015 | comments (25)

Alleged details about the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus made the rounds online. Codenamed Project Zero 2, the previously rumored high-end smartphone is expected to debut during IFA in Berlin in September. Bearing the model...


Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition gets Android 5.1.1

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition gets Android 5.1.1

29 June, 2015 | comments (35)

Samsung is rolling out an Android update for the Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition that brings the OS version to 5.1.1. The smartphone, which in fact hasn't yet been announced officially, was last spotted in a benchmark running Android...

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Samsung Z1 sales cross 1 million mark; gold variant coming soon

Samsung Z1 sales cross 1 million mark; gold variant coming soon

29 June, 2015 | comments (22)

Samsung has sold over a million units of its Tizen-powered Z1 smartphone till now, a milestone that the company achieved in less than six months of the device's launch, which happened back in January this year. "It has been better than...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


The Top 10 trending phones of week 26

The Top 10 trending phones of week 26

28 June, 2015 | comments (2)

Another week, another top ten chart summing up your interest in the devices in our database. Certain trends have started emerging, but it still never ceases to surprise us how huge a difference major news events, sales and launch promotions can...


Galaxy S5 Neo reportedly up for pre-order in Czech Republic

Galaxy S5 Neo reportedly up for pre-order in Czech Republic

27 June, 2015 | comments (8)

Although the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo has been the subject of several leaks, there has been no word on the release date of the device. However, that was until now, as the handset is already up for pre-order in Czech Republic, according to a new report...

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 now available for purchase in US

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 now available for purchase in US

26 June, 2015 | comments (6)

The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3, which was made official back in March this year and went on sale in Europe the following month, is now available for purchase in the United States. Amazon is selling the unlocked version of the device for $300....

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