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New Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser promises performance

New Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser promises performance

17 February, 2015 | comments (50)

The second video in the #TheNextGalaxy series is out and it's as vague as ever, but it seems to promise fast performance ("The faster I am, the more that gets done") and long battery life ("And the more time I can give to others"). The previous...

Tags: Samsung, Android


IDC: Samsung slips to number five in Chinese smartphone market

IDC: Samsung slips to number five in Chinese smartphone market

17 February, 2015 | comments (36)

Samsung, which was dethroned in China by local upstart Xiaomi last year, has slipped to the fifth position in the country's smartphone market now, according to a latest report from the market research firm IDC. As per the report, in Q4, 2014,...

Tags: Samsung, Xiaomi, China


Samsung Z2 with a qHD screen might already be in the works

Samsung Z2 with a qHD screen might already be in the works

17 February, 2015 | comments (18)

Samsung's pioneer Tizen-powered handset has been getting a lot of attention recently. Despite its plain appearance and unimpressive hardware users seem to be all over the smartphone, presumably because of the brand new and exciting OS and its...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


Galaxy Note Edge getting Lollipop 5.0.1 OTA in Australia

Galaxy Note Edge getting Lollipop 5.0.1 OTA in Australia

17 February, 2015 | comments (31)

Samsung has been working hard pushing Lollipop updates lately with more and more handsets are now getting the latest available Android. The Galaxy Note 4 phablet finally saw a major European Lollipop rollout last week and today new information...


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to be thinner than the iPad Air 2

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 to be thinner than the iPad Air 2

16 February, 2015 | comments (35)

Last week we told you that Samsung is allegedly busy working on a couple of successors for last year's Galaxy Tab S line of tablets with Super AMOLED touchscreens. And today we get a couple of details about them, revealed through a new rumor on the...


Samsung Galaxy S6 to have 2,600 mAh battery, rumor says

Samsung Galaxy S6 to have 2,600 mAh battery, rumor says

16 February, 2015 | comments (72)

As we approach its big unveiling on March 1, more and more details about the Samsung Galaxy S6 are allegedly revealed. Today it's time to take a look at the upcoming flagship's battery capacity. According to some information coming from South...


Tizen-running Samsung Z1 sells 100K units a month after launch

Tizen-running Samsung Z1 sells 100K units a month after launch

16 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Tizen had to repeat first grade a couple of times, but now it's finally on a phone, the Samsung Z1. The handset launched in mid-January this year and by the end of the month had sold 50,000 units. Since then the number had grown to 100,000. So...

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Samsung Galaxy J1 4G with quad-core CPU is now official

Samsung Galaxy J1 4G with quad-core CPU is now official

16 February, 2015 | comments (21)

Samsung Galaxy J1 was announced about two weeks ago and is already available for purchase in India. Today, Samsung India announced an upgraded version of the device with faster CPU and 4G LTE support. We were tipped a while ago that more...

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Samsung announces Exynos 7 Octa based on 14nm process

Samsung announces Exynos 7 Octa based on 14nm process

16 February, 2015 | comments (57)

Samsung has announced the industry first chip based on 14nm 3D FinFET processor. This is a marked improvement over the 20nm planar process used to manufacture the current generation Exynos 7 processor. According to Samsung, the new Exynos 7...

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Samsung to pay $15.7 million for infringing Bluetooth patents

Samsung to pay $15.7 million for infringing Bluetooth patents

15 February, 2015 | comments (35)

Patent woes for Samsung again as the company is ordered to pay $15.7 million in the latest dispute. The company has been found guilty on infringing the patents of company Rembrandt Wireless Technologies LP by the Harrison County federal...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Samsung Galaxy A7 goes on sale in India for $491

Samsung Galaxy A7 goes on sale in India for $491

15 February, 2015 | comments (55)

Samsung has launched the new A7 in the Indian market. Unlike the A3 and the A5, which were announced with a formal launch event, the A7 was quietly made available without much fanfair. The phone is now available on the official Samsung India...

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Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

15 February, 2015 | comments (30)

Mobile World Congress is approaching and it's becoming increasingly more obvious which smartphone is on top of the hotly anticipated list. There's no stopping the Samsung Galaxy S6 on its quest up the charts, and it's only the Galaxy A5 that's...


Successors for Samsung's Galaxy Tab S line are coming

Successors for Samsung's Galaxy Tab S line are coming

13 February, 2015 | comments (47)

According to a new rumor, Samsung is already busy working on developing successors to the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 (pictured to the left) and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 tablets that it launched last year. The main standout feature for the existing Galaxy Tab S...


Samsung's TheNextGalaxy video teases the Galaxy S6 camera

Samsung's TheNextGalaxy video teases the Galaxy S6 camera

13 February, 2015 | comments (68)

The new Samsung Galaxy flagship dropped a teasing hint on Twitter - a short video that talks about "great vision" and a "unique view" and finishes with the silhouette of a camera module. The video itself is pretty abstract, the camera moves through...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 boards the Lollipop train in Europe

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 boards the Lollipop train in Europe

13 February, 2015 | comments (32)

Samsung's latest phablet flagship is finally getting the Lollipop treatment. The version to go first is the SM-N910F, which is the European Snapdragon version of the handset. The update saw some delay due to problems with Gear VR...

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TouchWiz on the Galaxy S6 to be stripped of Samsung apps

TouchWiz on the Galaxy S6 to be stripped of Samsung apps

13 February, 2015 | comments (62)

While the exterior and hardware aspects of the Samsung Galaxy S6 have been exposed in a plethora of leaks throughout the last couple of months, the software side of the phone has remained pretty much a mystery. TouchWiz is bound to go through some...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 receiving Lollipop OTA in Europe

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 N9005 receiving Lollipop OTA in Europe

13 February, 2015 | comments (90)

Samsung's last generation phablet flagship finally received the much anticipated Lollipop treatment it was promised. And before the comment section goes up in flames about the on-going soak test in Russia the new ROM is intended for the most...

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New rumors state Galaxy S6 will offer wireless charging

New rumors state Galaxy S6 will offer wireless charging

12 February, 2015 | comments (18)

The rumors about Samsung's next highly-anticipated flagship phone just keep pouring in. Controversy is at an all-time high and it seems that leaks are starting to contradict themselves more and more. One of the more widely spread opinions on the...


Android 5.0 Lollipop update confirmed for the Galaxy Note II

Android 5.0 Lollipop update confirmed for the Galaxy Note II

12 February, 2015 | comments (66)

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Note II will also get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, although it hasn't yet confirmed the date. The announcement was made by Samsung Poland via a tweet. It is worth noting that the South Korean...

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Samsung teases the Galaxy Grand 3 in India

Samsung teases the Galaxy Grand 3 in India

12 February, 2015 | comments (31)

Following the numerous leaks, Samsung is about to launch of the Galaxy Grand 3 smartphone in India. The phone appeared later last year in TENAA and little before that went through benchmark testing. The Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 is teased as...