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Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 prices in Netherlands, to arrive Q1 2015

Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 prices in Netherlands, to arrive Q1 2015

02 December, 2014 | comments (30)

Samsung's new A series devices - Galaxy A3 and A5 mark a significant step towards satisfying customer desires for more metal on Samsung handsets. These eagerly anticipated phones are the first affordable smartphones, produced by the Korean giant...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will ship by Dec 12 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will ship by Dec 12 in the UK

02 December, 2014 | comments (8)

Clove UK has had the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge on pre-order for over a month now, but doesn’t seem to actually be getting closer to shipping the unique phablet. Carphone Warehouse is the first UK retailer to come out with a delivery date – December...


Samsung may be working on an in-house GPU

Samsung may be working on an in-house GPU

02 December, 2014 | comments (37)

Late last year we heard that Samsung may be designing its own processor core. That is yet to materialize, but now reports from Korean media suggest the tech giant is looking to make in-house GPUs too. The GPU will reportedly be ready by the...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 will reportedly have an Edge variant

Samsung Galaxy S6 will reportedly have an Edge variant

01 December, 2014 | comments (81)

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung’s next smartphone flagship will have an Edge variant with curved display. Unsurprisingly, the Korean giant’s upcoming high-profile handset will be named Samsung Galaxy S6. A close relative to...


Lollipop beta gets shown on Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S4 GPE

Lollipop beta gets shown on Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S4 GPE

01 December, 2014 | comments (24)

A beta build of Android 5.0 Lollipop for Google Play Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 has surfaced resulting in a plethora of screenshots. In addition, there's also a screenshot of the Galaxy Note 4 running Lollipop courtesy of SamMobile's...

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Samsung mobile chief retains job amid management shakeup

Samsung mobile chief retains job amid management shakeup

01 December, 2014 | comments (27)

Just a few weeks after there were reports that Samsung Electronics is considering a major leadership shake-up in the wake of weak smartphone sales, the reshuffle turned out be smaller than expected, with all three co-CEOs retaining their current...

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Samsung launching Tizen-based smartphone in India this month

Samsung launching Tizen-based smartphone in India this month

01 December, 2014 | comments (54)

Samsung is planning to launch a Tizen-based smartphone in India this month. Dubbed Z1, the device will reportedly be priced under $100 (INR6,000), and will be launched at a press conference on December 10. As the price indicates, Z1 will be a...

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Samsung's TouchWiz Themes show up again

Samsung's TouchWiz Themes show up again

01 December, 2014 | comments (31)

Last week we saw that Samsung is working on a new theme engine for its TouchWiz Android UI and another three images have surfaced showing more of the same in a little more detail. The original source came from Italy and it seems the guys over...

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Samsung SM-E700F joins the upcoming E series

Samsung SM-E700F joins the upcoming E series

28 November, 2014 | comments (6)

Just a few days ago a Samsung SM-E500F was spotted entering India for testing purposes by an import tracking website. And now it's been joined by the Samsung SM-E700F, and in this case we're even graced with a couple of specs for the device. The...

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Samsung Galaxy A7 gets closer to launch after FCC visit

Samsung Galaxy A7 gets closer to launch after FCC visit

28 November, 2014 | comments (19)

The Samsung Galaxy A5 is currently on sale in China and the Galaxy A3 soon to follow, but the top of the line Galaxy A7 is yet to come out. The phone's visit to the FCC is a strong indication that this will happen sooner than later. In the...

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Low-end Samsung SM-J100F surfaces via benchmark

Low-end Samsung SM-J100F surfaces via benchmark

27 November, 2014 | comments (19)

Just a few days ago the Samsung SM-E500F got leaked for the first time, and back then we speculated that it could be the first member of an upcoming Galaxy E series from the Korean smartphone maker. We arrived at that idea based on the E in its...

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The Galaxy Note 4 with Exynos chipset has an ISOCELL camera

The Galaxy Note 4 with Exynos chipset has an ISOCELL camera

27 November, 2014 | comments (86)

Samsung was strangely vague about the image sensor in the Galaxy Note 4. It bragged about its in-house ISOCELL sensor in the Galaxy S5, but not a peep about who made the Note's sensor. The deal was resolved with the simplest solution – an eyes on...

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IDC: India is fastest growing Asia Pacific smartphone market

IDC: India is fastest growing Asia Pacific smartphone market

27 November, 2014 | comments (34)

IDC put out a new report, stating that India continues to be the fastest growing Asia Pacific market for smartphones. The Q3 smartphone sales saw a growth of 82% over the same period of 2013. The data also mentions a quarter-on-quarter growth of...


Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Sprint's Galaxy S5 leaks

Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Sprint's Galaxy S5 leaks

26 November, 2014 | comments (30)

It's been nearly a month since the last major Lollipop-related leak for the Samsung Galaxy S5 – but that was only screenshots and a video demo. If you're really desperate to take Android 5.0 for a spin and have a Galaxy S5 from Sprint you can now...


New TouchWiz version may add theming support

New TouchWiz version may add theming support

25 November, 2014 | comments (48)

TouchWiz gets flamed a lot for its looks, but what if Samsung enabled themes? Sony has them, CyanogenMod has them, many Android customizations do – they offer the ability to quickly change the look of the device and often goes beyond just changing...


Samsung Galaxy A5 debuts in China for $420

Samsung Galaxy A5 debuts in China for $420

25 November, 2014 | comments (39)

The dual-SIM version of the Samsung Galaxy A5 is now listed on the company's official website in China. It is selling for $420 (CNY 2,599). The price is a bit steep compared to the competition from Xiaomi and Meizu. The Meizu MX4 retails for $292...

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Samsung SM-E500F may be part of new E series

Samsung SM-E500F may be part of new E series

24 November, 2014 | comments (28)

Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy A series, comprising so far of the A3 and A5. Not long ago there were some mumblings saying that the Korean company likes the idea of using even more letters of the alphabet to describe some upcoming new...


Samsung to counter shrinking profits with management changes

Samsung to counter shrinking profits with management changes

24 November, 2014 | comments (62)

Samsung's recent decline in revenue has led them to undertake some major damage control. After the planned reduction in the companies` mobile portfolio by as much as 30% as of next year the Korean giant is now faced with a possible management...

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WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

WSJ: Galaxy S5 sold 4 million units less than the Galaxy S4

24 November, 2014 | comments (126)

There have been sings that the Galaxy S5 was not living up to expectations since July – analysts reported that the 2014 flagship sold 2 million units less in May compared to the Galaxy S4 for the same period after its launch. Weak quarterly results...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets a stability-oriented update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets a stability-oriented update

21 November, 2014 | comments (53)

Following a firmware update focused on improving battery life, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 owners are now treated with another one targeting performance and stability. Users in Germany and Greece are reporting their smartphones are prompted to install the...