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Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

10 February, 2013 | comments (116)

It's no secret that Samsung is dominating the Android market, but the margin of its lead might be a bit surprising to some. According to a report from mobile analytics firm Localytics, the Koreans account for eight of the top 10 Android devices in...


Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

14 January, 2013 | comments (234)

It's no secret that Samsung's Galaxy S series of smartphones has been a game changer, for the company as well as for Android smartphones in general. Now the series has reached a new landmark, with the total worldwide shipments exceeding 100 million...


GSMArena's top 10 most popular news and reviews in 2012

GSMArena's top 10 most popular news and reviews in 2012

02 January, 2013 | comments (44)

2012 was a busy year for the smartphone industry, which worked pretty hard to produce some pretty good products we’ve ever seen. As expert reviewers we also had our hands full, trying to cover as many of the phones as we could get our hands on to...

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Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

02 January, 2013 | comments (159)

Here at GSMArena we not only try to cover all the latest news and bring you detailed reviews with all sorts of tests, but we also maintain a large database of phones specifications. We pride ourselves on having a huge audience - large enough to...

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Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

28 December, 2012 | comments (233)

Hot on the heels of yesterday's skillful render, a fresh rumor has emerged, potentially shedding light on the specifications and the release date of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV flagship. Reportedly, the hotly anticipated smartphone is pegged...


A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

28 December, 2012 | comments (27)

Unsurprisingly, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy Note II will follow the suit of its Galaxy S III sibling and add more colors to its lineup. A press image of a black N7100 has emerged, thus pointing in this direction. A black Samsung...


Samsung starts the Premium Suite rollout for the S III in the UK

Samsung starts the Premium Suite rollout for the S III in the UK

20 December, 2012 | comments (101)

The Premium suite update for the Galaxy S III has started rolling out in the UK. Most of the new features come from the Note II phablet, including MultiView, which lets two apps share the big screen for better multitasking. There are improvements...


Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

17 December, 2012 | comments (58)

A security issue has been identified on Android devices running Samsung's Exynos processors, which includes phones such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Note and the Note II (international models). The issue was identified by an xda-developers...


Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

Galaxy S III gets Android 4.1.2 update, lots of Note II features

05 December, 2012 | comments (280)

Samsung is now seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy S III. The update brings the new Multi-View multitasking interface, system apps, controls, settings and more. Samsung has just started seeding the Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


La Fleur  Galaxy S III, S Duos, Ace 2 and Ace Duos on the way

La Fleur Galaxy S III, S Duos, Ace 2 and Ace Duos on the way

19 November, 2012 | comments (44)

The La Fleur brand is no news for Samsung. It’s been doing those editions since the end of 2009. The limited-edition phones are not quite widespread or famous, but they've usually enjoyed good reception from the ladies out there. So here come the...


Samsung has sold 30 million Galaxy S III devices worldwide

Samsung has sold 30 million Galaxy S III devices worldwide

02 November, 2012 | comments (257)

Samsung has reached yet another sales milestone with its Galaxy S III flagship. The Korean giant just announced that it has sold 30 million units of the smartphone worldwide. The number includes the I9300 as well as carrier specific versions offered...


Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

Samsung adds iPhone 5 to its patents infringement case

02 October, 2012 | comments (162)

Samsung had already made it clear that they intend to add the iPhone 5 to their patent infringement case against Apple as soon as the product launches. Sticking to that claim, Samsung has done exactly as promised, and the new iPhone 5 now joins the...


Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs £429

Garnet Red Galaxy S III lands in UK, costs £429

01 October, 2012 | comments (35)

If you're a UK resident and want to get a flashier Galaxy S III but can't be bothered with tedious long-lasting contracts you could get the Garnet Red version in UK now for £429.99. The Samsung Galaxy S III Garnet Red international...


Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in India and Germany

Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in India and Germany

27 September, 2012 | comments (176)

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note II in India and Germany. In India the phone is being priced at ₹39,900 (around $750) whereas in Germany the phone will be sold for €699. In case you're not aware of this device, the Galaxy Note II...


Samsung announces list of devices that will get Jelly Bean

Samsung announces list of devices that will get Jelly Bean

25 September, 2012 | comments (547)

The Android 4.1, Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III has started rolling out but Samsung isn't going to stop at its flagship device. It has announced a list of devices that will be getting the Jelly Bean update in the upcoming months....


Samsung's JK Shin predicts 30 million Galaxy S III sales in 2012

Samsung's JK Shin predicts 30 million Galaxy S III sales in 2012

12 September, 2012 | comments (40)

Today may be the iPhone 5 day, but the head of Samsung Mobile – JK Shin - is trying to steal some spotlight too. He spoke about company’s expectation and plans about the the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. According to Shin, the Galaxy S III...


EE's LTE-enabled Galaxy S III will run Jelly Bean out of the box

EE's LTE-enabled Galaxy S III will run Jelly Bean out of the box

12 September, 2012 | comments (15)

Yesterday, EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) announced that it'll be launching the first 4G LTE network in the UK with the Samsung Galaxy S III LTE and four other phones as the first handsets to support it. Now it seems there will be a...


Galaxy S III crosses the 20 million sales mark in 100 days

Galaxy S III crosses the 20 million sales mark in 100 days

06 September, 2012 | comments (241)

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S III smartphone has crossed the 20 million sales mark worldwide. This feat is made more impressive by the fact that the phone managed to do so in 100 days or around three months. In comparison,...


Orange UK: Galaxy S III, first droid with Quick Tap NFC payments

Orange UK: Galaxy S III, first droid with Quick Tap NFC payments

04 September, 2012 | comments (24)

NFC promises to allow phones to take over a lot of functionality, including paying at a store. Orange and Barclaycard announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will become the first Android smartphone to support their Quick Tap contactless payment...