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Samsung J1 price revealed ahead of announcement

Samsung J1 price revealed ahead of announcement

19 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Keen on having strong presence in each segment, the Samsung has another member of it's budget club prepping for launch. The Samsung J1 is not yet officially announced but a photo and a price tag have popped up on a Russian online store. While...

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Official Android 5.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked

Official Android 5.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked

19 January, 2015 | comments (29)

A new Lollipop ROM has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and this time it appears legitimate. The files were posted on a Chinese forum and unsurprisingly were quickly picked up by the XDA community and spread like wild fire. Lollipop on the Galaxy S4...

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Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

18 January, 2015 | comments (28)

It the uneventful weekend days, when no official announcements take place, your desire for technology needs to be satisfied otherwise. Always devoted to keeping you entertained and well informed, we here at GSMArena.com are launching a new...


Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

17 January, 2015 | comments (8)

It has been a busy week, with intriguing announcements taking place in various parts of the world. To make sure you haven't missed anything here's the quick recap of all the new phones that debuted over the past 7 days. Arguably, the most...


Galaxy Note 4 and LG G3 added to Sprint's leasing scheme

Galaxy Note 4 and LG G3 added to Sprint's leasing scheme

16 January, 2015 | comments (4)

Back in October of last year, Sprint started offering its customers a leasing scheme for certain high-end smartphones. This started with the iPhone 6, but was then expanded to include both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy S5 Sport. And from...


The Galaxy S6 to use a non-swipe fingerprint sensor

The Galaxy S6 to use a non-swipe fingerprint sensor

16 January, 2015 | comments (119)

Fingerprint sensors finally gained popularity on smartphones, but the experience isn’t always prefect. Some companies, like Samsung, used the swipe type of sensor where you had to swipe your thumb (or other finger) over the Home button, which wasn’t...


User agent profile confirms QHD display for Samsung Galaxy S6

User agent profile confirms QHD display for Samsung Galaxy S6

16 January, 2015 | comments (39)

While we're waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S6 to show up this quarter (hopefully around the Mobile World Congress) we're treated to the latest leak. The User Agent Profile for a SM-G920A has been found confirming some of the details we're keen to...

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Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

Galaxy S6 to ditch Snapdragon 810 over overheating fears

15 January, 2015 | comments (75)

Last month, there were reports that overheating issues with Snapdragon 810 SoC could delay next generation flagships, especially the Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone. Now the rumor mill is abuzz with reports that the South Korean company...


Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

14 January, 2015 | comments (52)

Samsung is in talks to purchase BlackBerry. Reuters reports that executives from both companies have met last week to discuss the transaction. Update: Samsung also denied the report in a separate statement. The company clasified the rumor as...


Six smartphones debuted today - see if you have missed any

Six smartphones debuted today - see if you have missed any

14 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Today, on what was a seemingly uneventful day we saw the announcement of six new devices. Among them are four new entry-level Lumia handsets, well actually two - Lumia 435 and Lumia 532, just in both single and dual SIM variants. They will both...


Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop manual appears, update imminent

Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop manual appears, update imminent

14 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Samsung has updated the user manual for the Galaxy Note 4 to reflect on the changes the Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update is bringing. The firmware update is anticipated to land some time this month and the latest manual is a strong indication that the...

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New Samsung Galaxy A7 actually has a 1080p display

New Samsung Galaxy A7 actually has a 1080p display

14 January, 2015 | comments (39)

Looks like Samsung made a bit of a blunder in the spec sheet of the newly announced Galaxy A7. When the phone was announced a couple of days ago, the spec sheet mentioned it had a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display. Turns out, that wasn't quite right,...

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Samsung Z1 Tizen-based smartphone goes official

Samsung Z1 Tizen-based smartphone goes official

14 January, 2015 | comments (91)

Just a day after there were reports that Samsung will launch its Z1 smartphone in India this week, the device has been launched with a price tag of INR 5,700 ($92). It is the company’s first Tizen OS-based smartphone in the country, and is available...

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Samsung Galaxy A7 launches in Russia, gets priced

Samsung Galaxy A7 launches in Russia, gets priced

13 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Just a couple of days ago Samsung finally decided to make the Galaxy A7 fully official, and announced it for the whole world to see. And today, the Korean company has unveiled the same phone for the Russian market. Thankfully, this means the...

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Samsung's Tizen-based Z1 will run Android apps upon launch

Samsung's Tizen-based Z1 will run Android apps upon launch

13 January, 2015 | comments (33)

Samsung's first Tizen offering, the Z1, is due to launch in India any moment now. And new piece of info that we just got says that it will be capable of running Android apps, provided that OpenMobile's Application Compatibility Layer is installed...

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Galaxy S6 enters production, features new TouchWiz

Galaxy S6 enters production, features new TouchWiz

13 January, 2015 | comments (93)

Samsung appears to have finally listened to those criticizing its Android overlay. Introducing new features with every generation, TouchWiz is certainly one of the most functional UIs around but it's also one that requires serious amounts of...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android 5.0 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android 5.0 in the UK

12 January, 2015 | comments (34)

The United Kingdom is the latest European market that saw Samsung Galaxy S5 get updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The latest Android build is now seeding to devices in Blighty. The update is based on Android 5.0 (LRX21T), not Android 5.0.2...

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Samsung Galaxy J1 gets pictured for the first time

Samsung Galaxy J1 gets pictured for the first time

12 January, 2015 | comments (40)

Mere hours ago Samsung finally made the Galaxy A7 official, following many months of leaks. Soon though, the Korean company should unveil another smartphone, this time however we're talking about a low-end model. It's the Galaxy J1 which we've...

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Galaxy S6 will come in two versions, new report confirms

Galaxy S6 will come in two versions, new report confirms

12 January, 2015 | comments (47)

The rumor mill on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 is running at full speed. Although disappointingly no official word was heard at the recent CES 2015, Business Insider reports that the future flagship will indeed come in both regular and edge...

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Samsung Galaxy A7 goes official with 6.3mm metal unibody

Samsung Galaxy A7 goes official with 6.3mm metal unibody

11 January, 2015 | comments (90)

Samsung Galaxy A7 is finally official. The metal-clad smartphone with optional dual-SIM functionality will be available at the end of Q1 this year in two different chipset configurations. The Galaxy A7 will feature a 64-bit Qualcomm...

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