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More details about Tizen-based Samsung SM-Z130H leak

More details about Tizen-based Samsung SM-Z130H leak

17 November, 2014 | comments (33)

Samsung is working on a low-end smartphone running Tizen, which it will launch in India at some point in the future. The device, known so far just by its model number (SM-Z130H), is actually codenamed Kiran, internally at Samsung. After the...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Dual-screen YotaPhone 2 to launch on December 3

Dual-screen YotaPhone 2 to launch on December 3

17 November, 2014 | comments (16)

Yota Devices, the maker of the YotaPhone 2, announced earlier today its plan for a December 3 event. It will take place in London and the YotaPhone 2 will be presented and possibly officially released to market. The phone manufacturer stated its...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Sony IMX230 sensor features 192-point autofocus, Z4 bound

Sony IMX230 sensor features 192-point autofocus, Z4 bound

17 November, 2014 | comments (56)

Sony just unveiled its latest mobile IMX230 EXMOR RS camera sensor, which might very well be the star on the back of the future Xperia Z4. The sensor shoots at 21MP resolution, just like the IMX135 it replaces, and uses stacked design. Sony says...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Samsung Gear S starts selling in Canada for $399

Samsung Gear S starts selling in Canada for $399

17 November, 2014 | comments (19)

The Samsung Gear S, which is a proud winner of a CES 2015 Innovation award, has made it to Canada and now retails for $399. The gadget is only available through Samsung's official stores. Soon you can expect to see the smartwatch in BestBuy...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Galaxy Note Edge Premium Edition coming to Germany

Galaxy Note Edge Premium Edition coming to Germany

16 November, 2014 | comments (30)

As it happens Samsung Germany wasn't sure if users in the country want the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge or are just fine with having the Galaxy Note 4 so the subsidiary decided to ask. The users have spoken, saying they want the innovative Note Edge...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge now available in the US

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge now available in the US

14 November, 2014 | comments (16)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has curved its way into the stores of three US retailers. You can get it off contract, on-contract and with the carrier's respective upgrade early plan. You might want to sit down before we get to the pricing...


Samsung and BlackBerry announce strategic partnership

Samsung and BlackBerry announce strategic partnership

13 November, 2014 | comments (62)

Samsung and BlackBerry announced a strategic partnership. The deal will bring the Canadian company’s highly praised mobile security solutions to the Korean giant’s lineup of Android devices. The end result of the partnership between the...


Meizu MX4, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha lead AnTuTu chart

Meizu MX4, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha lead AnTuTu chart

13 November, 2014 | comments (51)

AnTuTu has posted a chart with the top 10 best performing smartphones throughout the Q3 this year. The king of the chart is Meizu MX4, while the runner-ups are the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy...

Tags: Samsung, Meizu, LG, HTC, Android


Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

12 November, 2014 | comments (936)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to members of the Nexus product family. The latest firmware is available over-the-air or through factory image available for download. The Pure Google devices that are getting the Android 5.0 treatment...


CES 2015 Innovation awards: Samsung grabs 36, LG snags 10

CES 2015 Innovation awards: Samsung grabs 36, LG snags 10

12 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Samsung and LG happily announced they've been recognized for their products in the CES 2015 Innovation Awards. Samsung grabbed awards for 36 of its products - 12 more than last year - while LG won 10. Out of the overall 36 CES awards for...

Tags: CES2015, Samsung, LG


Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack next-gen UFS memory

Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack next-gen UFS memory

12 November, 2014 | comments (53)

Korean newspaper ETNews has outed a report citing a Samsung insider, who claims the company is going to use a next-gen NAND flash storage in the upcoming Galaxy S6. The storage technology in question is called UFS 2.0, which stands for Universal...


Samsung sues Nvidia over false benchmark results

Samsung sues Nvidia over false benchmark results

12 November, 2014 | comments (100)

Samsung has undertaken court action to sue Nvidia accusing it of false advertising as it presumably faked some benchmark results, which compare the Exynos 5433 to the Tegra K1. The false advertising claim concerns the Galaxy Note 4, which Nvidia...

Tags: Samsung, Nvidia


Samsung SM-Z130H pops up with a 480p display, Tizen OS 2.3

Samsung SM-Z130H pops up with a 480p display, Tizen OS 2.3

11 November, 2014 | comments (27)

The user-agent profile of the yet unannounced Samsung SM-Z130H smartphone has popped up revealing some of the phone's specs. By the looks of it, the phone will sport a 1.2GHz CPU on the ARMv7 architecture (probably quad-core Cortex-A7 on the...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


AT&T's Samsung Ativ S Neo gets Windows Phone 8.1

AT&T's Samsung Ativ S Neo gets Windows Phone 8.1

10 November, 2014 | comments (11)

Windows Phone 8.1 is slowly but surely making its way to more and more handsets week after week. While Nokia devices are generally quicker to receive such software updates, Samsung's wares sometimes lag behind. That, however, won't be the case...


Leak details where the Galaxy Note Edge will be sold

Leak details where the Galaxy Note Edge will be sold

10 November, 2014 | comments (47)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge may be a niche device, but it's one that's gotten a lot of people interested in it. On the other hand, Samsung's only confirmed its release in the US, Japan, and its home country of South Korea. Yet if you were...


Samsung Galaxy Note 5 likely to feature a 4K 6-inch AMOLED

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 likely to feature a 4K 6-inch AMOLED

07 November, 2014 | comments (247)

Samsung has been teasing its development of a 4K AMOLED display for a long time now, but now a new piece of information suggests the first phone to brag with it is the Galaxy Note 5. According to a tip sent to PhoneArena, Samsung 4K AMOLED screen is...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

07 November, 2014 | comments (62)

We have seen an internal build of the Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the Samsung Galaxy S5, courtesy SamMobile. Now they have managed to get their hands on an internal Lollipop build for the older Galaxy S4, and have a video for us to see...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

Samsung tipped to have a new series of smartphones on the way

06 November, 2014 | comments (64)

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung will soon launch a brand new smartphone series. The new lineup will allegedly feature single letter naming convention like the one seen in the newly launched Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5....


Samsung details the gifts you get with the Note 4 and Note Edge

Samsung details the gifts you get with the Note 4 and Note Edge

05 November, 2014 | comments (50)

Samsung has officially detailed the entire bundle of free goodies that are available to the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge owners. The company is throwing a lot of stuff at these users ranging from free cloud storage to free apps and...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 gets first round of rumored specs

Samsung Galaxy S6 gets first round of rumored specs

04 November, 2014 | comments (166)

Sure, the Galaxy Note 4 might be doing pretty well in terms of sales (at least in some places), but that doesn't mean Samsung isn't already working on its next top of the line device. As you may have guessed, we're talking about the successor to the...