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Galaxy S6 Active now available for purchase from AT&T

Galaxy S6 Active now available for purchase from AT&T

13 June, 2015 | comments (43)

Less than a week after it was announced, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active is now available for purchase from AT&T, which is offering the device in gray, camo blue and, camo white colour options. As for the price, the handset will set you back...

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Samsung Z1 sales cross 500,000 mark in India

Samsung Z1 sales cross 500,000 mark in India

13 June, 2015 | comments (61)

Samsung's only Tizen-based smartphone, the Z1, has performed better than expected, according to a latest report out of South Korea. As per the report, the company has sold over 500,000 units of the device in India since launch, which happened...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Galaxy S6 Plus to have 5.7

Galaxy S6 Plus to have 5.7" screen, might be called S6 Note

12 June, 2015 | comments (60)

For a while now we've been hearing that Samsung is working on a Galaxy S6 Plus smartphone. This was supposed to be a bigger version of the company's Galaxy S6 edge, so far rumored to sport a 5.5-inch display with dual curved edges too. It's been...


Verizon Galaxy S5 getting minor OTA update

Verizon Galaxy S5 getting minor OTA update

12 June, 2015 | comments (3)

Verizon has started rolling out a minor update to the Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets on its network. Unfortunately, this isn't the Android 5.1 update that many are eagerly awaiting. The update, carrying software version LRX21T.G900VVRU1BOD5,...


Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to feature a USB Type-C port

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to feature a USB Type-C port

11 June, 2015 | comments (134)

Right on schedule to counter Sony's choice to steer clear of the emerging USB Type-C trend for the time being, reports have surfaced stating that Samsung is to implement the new interface in the upcoming Galaxy Note 5. It's worth noting that it will...


Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition leaks

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition leaks

11 June, 2015 | comments (34)

If the Galaxy Grand Prime seemed to pricy, Samsung is working on a Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition. The SM-G531F is yet to go official, but it looks like a quick coat of paint over the highly popular Grand Prime. It will keep the 5" qHD display...


Samsung Galaxy A7 goes on sale in US via Amazon

Samsung Galaxy A7 goes on sale in US via Amazon

11 June, 2015 | comments (11)

Five months after it was unveiled, the Samsung Galaxy A7 smartphone is now available for purchase in the US, where Amazon is selling it for as low as $442.43. The model, which is available in white, offers HSDPA and dual-SIM...

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Android Auto now supports Galaxy S4 and S5 on three US carriers

Android Auto now supports Galaxy S4 and S5 on three US carriers

11 June, 2015 | comments (8)

If you are on AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon, and own a Samsung Galaxy S4 or S5, here is some good news: the devices are now supported by Android Auto. This means that you can now access turn-by-turn navigation, make and receive phone calls, read...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Galaxy Tab E 9.6 promo images show Multi-Window support

Galaxy Tab E 9.6 promo images show Multi-Window support

10 June, 2015 | comments (22)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6 refuses to stay under wraps. This time a number of promotional images of the upcoming affordable tablet leaked, along with some additional specs. The tablet will come in two versions – Wi-Fi only and 3G (no LTE it...


Samsung Galaxy Tab E spotted in print magazine

Samsung Galaxy Tab E spotted in print magazine

09 June, 2015 | comments (12)

Samsung is fleshing out its letter-based lines – like the Galaxy A and E series and the Galaxy Tab A. Could there be a Galaxy Tab E as well? June's issue of Taiwan Mobile lists just such a device, which reportedly bears the model number...


Samsung Galaxy S6 active rugged flagship officially announced

Samsung Galaxy S6 active rugged flagship officially announced

08 June, 2015 | comments (69)

That Samsung slip-up was as clear indication as any that it's coming, but the Galaxy S6 active is now finally official. The element-defying version of the Korean flagship was just unveiled as an AT&T exclusive in the US. The Samsung Galaxy S6...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 gets caught in live photos

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 gets caught in live photos

08 June, 2015 | comments (25)

A duo of alleged Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 live photos made the rounds online. The images of the upcoming slate have reportedly been discovered on the website of Taiwan’s telecommunications certification authority. The images of the slate...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (16)

One more week down and once again it is time to check on our top ten phoned chart. The past few days have been riddled with announcements, so, as a consequence, we can expect to see some shifts in the poll positions. The Top 10 trending phones...


Samsung Galaxy J7 has its specs confirmed by a retailer listing

Samsung Galaxy J7 has its specs confirmed by a retailer listing

05 June, 2015 | comments (11)

The Samsung Galaxy J7 has been in the news a lot lately, leaking but also getting certified both by TENAA in China as well as the Bluetooth SIG. It's clearly now only a matter of time before Samsung finally makes it official. Before that happens,...

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Samsung seals a long-term deal with ARM for Mali GPUs

Samsung seals a long-term deal with ARM for Mali GPUs

04 June, 2015 | comments (18)

Today Samsung and ARM inked a huge license deal - ARM granted a long-term license to Samsung for its Mali GPU series. Samsung has been using the Mali design in Exynos chipsets for quite some time now - the most recent case being the Galaxy S6's...

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Galaxy S5 Neo said to be powered by  Exynos 7580 SoC

Galaxy S5 Neo said to be powered by Exynos 7580 SoC

04 June, 2015 | comments (28)

New details have emerged about the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo, which has seen several leaks up till now. According to a report from Sammobile, the device will be powered by an Exynos 7580 SoC with 64-bit octa-core CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, and a Mali-T720...

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Could this be the upcoming 5.5-inch Galaxy S6 Plus

Could this be the upcoming 5.5-inch Galaxy S6 Plus

04 June, 2015 | comments (52)

There has been quite a lot of talk of Project Zero 2 (formerly known as the Project Zen) lately - a device which is said to be a bigger version of the Galaxy S6 edge. The debate is still out on whether or not the project is what the rumor mill...


Samsung tops India’s super premium smartphone market

Samsung tops India’s super premium smartphone market

04 June, 2015 | comments (32)

Samsung has overtaken Apple to claim the top spot in India’s super premium smartphone market, according to a latest report by market research firm Counterpoint. As per the report, the South Korean company now has 46% share in the above INR...


Android 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy S6 gets detailed on video

Android 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy S6 gets detailed on video

03 June, 2015 | comments (31)

Quite a lot has already been said about the upcoming update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Its rollout should happen in June or July, according to past mumblings, and it's going to bring a few new features to the...

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Tizen-powered Samsung Z3 to launch later this year

Tizen-powered Samsung Z3 to launch later this year

03 June, 2015 | comments (11)

Samsung has big plans for its Tizen platform and is working to ship the upcoming Samsung Z3 smartphone in second half of this year. The new Samsung Z3 will be a successor of the current Z1 as the Korean giant is planning to skip the Z2. As per...