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2014 Samsung flagships to have 16 MP ISOCELL cameras

2014 Samsung flagships to have 16 MP ISOCELL cameras

07 November, 2013 | comments (61)

Coming from the same Samsung Analyst Day 2013 conference call that brought us information on Samsung's next-generation processing plans and 100,000,000 Galaxy S's and Notes selling in 2013, we get information regarding the 2014 Samsung flagships...

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Future Samsung devices will pack house-made CPUs, 560ppi displays

Future Samsung devices will pack house-made CPUs, 560ppi displays

06 November, 2013 | comments (181)

Samsung’s mobile devices will feature house-made CPU core and displays with 560ppi in the near future. The word arrived during today's conference call, where the company’s executive team spoke about what lies ahead. The move of CPU core...

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Samsung to ship 100M Notes and Galaxy's in 2013, refocus software

Samsung to ship 100M Notes and Galaxy's in 2013, refocus software

06 November, 2013 | comments (83)

Samsung's heads held a conference call with investors and gave interesting insight into the company's near future. For example, Lee Sang-hoon, President and CFO, thinks the industry is shifting from a hardware race into a software one. This...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom goes official on AT&T Wireless

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom goes official on AT&T Wireless

04 November, 2013 | comments (26)

A few of weeks after its unscheduled appearance on Twitter, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom went official for AT&T in the United States. The device will be available on November 8 for $199.99 with a two-year contract, or $25 a month through AT&T Next....

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Samsung deals with Nokia on patents for another 5 years

Samsung deals with Nokia on patents for another 5 years

04 November, 2013 | comments (58)

Samsung and Nokia have agreed to extend their patent agreement for another 5 years, granting the Korean tech giant access to Nokia phone patents until 2019. Samsung will pay additional compensation for patent use for the period starting January 1,...

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Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

Official Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III rolling out now

04 November, 2013 | comments (137)

It was just yesterday that the unofficial Android 4.3 update for the Samsung Galaxy S III leaked. It looked like the real deal but the ROM lacked KNOX security support and widgets were still using the old TouchWiz design. Today this very same...

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Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S III leaks

03 November, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung has committed to bringing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to its Galaxy S III former flagship and the rollout should start in a few weeks’ time. If you know your way around flashing a ROM manually, though, you don’t even have to wait that long as a...

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New Samsung W2014 flip phone runs Snapdragon 800 processor

New Samsung W2014 flip phone runs Snapdragon 800 processor

02 November, 2013 | comments (113)

After the Galaxy Golden, Samsung has announced a new high-end Android-based flip phone, called the W2014. Samsung has partnered with China Telecom to make this handset for the 'Heart of the World' charity concert. The W2014 is the fastest...

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Samsung Z9005 Redwood appears in a hands-on video

Samsung Z9005 Redwood appears in a hands-on video

02 November, 2013 | comments (59)

After getting spotted in live photos last month, the Tizen booting Samsung Z9005 made another appearance. This time around, the smartphone showed up in an extensive hands-on video. The video is close to ten minutes in length. It gives us a good...

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Counterpoint: Nokia climbs to 4th place in US smartphone market

Counterpoint: Nokia climbs to 4th place in US smartphone market

02 November, 2013 | comments (128)

Nokia has struggled to get into the US market for years now, but it seems that its hard work is finally starting to pay off. Counterpoint Research reports that in Q3 of this year Nokia leapfrogged several makers to reach the fourth spot among...


The US gets the pink Galaxy Note 3 on November 11

The US gets the pink Galaxy Note 3 on November 11

31 October, 2013 | comments (13)

It seems Samsung has already manufactured enough pink Galaxy Note 3 units and it's ready to launch it across the globe. Earlier today we saw Phones 4U announcing the start of the UK sales of the third color option and now Newegg in the United States...

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Pink Samsung Galaxy Note 3 goes on sale in the UK

Pink Samsung Galaxy Note 3 goes on sale in the UK

31 October, 2013 | comments (16)

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was announced in three flavors - black, white and pink. The black and white Note 3 are already available globally, while the pink is yet to hit the shelves. It seems UK is the first market to get the pink Galaxy Note 3. It...

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Intel's holdout against making ARM chips comes to an end

Intel's holdout against making ARM chips comes to an end

30 October, 2013 | comments (82)

Unable to break through with its own mobile Atom chipset, it seems that Intel finally raised the white flag and has decided to begin manufacturing 64-bit ARM chips of its own. The ARM architecture's supremacy in the mobile market has been a...

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5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 3s sold in the first month

5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 3s sold in the first month

30 October, 2013 | comments (177)

Analysts expect the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to take up the slack now that the Galaxy S4 has passed 40 million sales and demand is weakening. According to Korean publication Hankooki (quoting the president of Samsung Mobile), the Note 3 phablet is off...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2 gets benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2 gets benchmarked

29 October, 2013 | comments (23)

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2 has been spotted making its way through another Bluetooth SIG certification, and was even glimpsed in AnTuTu benchmark records. We first got a peek of the expected Galaxy Note 12.2 device back in early...


IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

29 October, 2013 | comments (55)

Another analyst firm, IDC, put out a report detailing the phone market in Q3 this year. While it has slightly different numbers than Strategy Analytics, the picture it paints is pretty much the same.. IDC confirms that smartphone shipments have...


Samsung now sells 1 million mobile devices <i>per day</i>

Samsung now sells 1 million mobile devices per day

29 October, 2013 | comments (74)

David Eun, executive vice president at Samsung, revealed today at Samsung's Developer Conference that Samsung sells some 1 million mobile devices every day. This includes smartphones, tablets, and anything that can be considered mobile. Eun's...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets a bug-squashing update

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets a bug-squashing update

29 October, 2013 | comments (54)

The Snapdragon 800-version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is getting an over-the-air firmware update. It weighs 116MB and should be available to all SIM-free and unlocked N9005 models any moment now. According to the official changelog the update...

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SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

29 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Strategy Analytics is reporting on the smartphone market and had to use the word "record" a lot. Smartphone shipments worldwide for the third quarter of this year grew 45% to reach a record 251 million units, the first time ever smartphone...


Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

Samsung details Premium Suite updates for the US

28 October, 2013 | comments (24)

Today Samsung US detailed the availability of the so-called Premium Suite updates for its former flagships. It will bring Android 4.3, Galaxy Gear smartwatch support, better Easy mode and Multi Windows multi-tasking plus new camera features and KNOX...

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