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Samsung launches dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 3

Samsung launches dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 3

04 October, 2013 | comments (89)

Samsung has just launched the dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 3 phablet. Most of the recent Galaxies received a dual-SIM treatment shortly after release and the Galaxy Note 3 is no exception. The first country to get the dual-SIM Galaxy Note...


Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 won't get true octa-core update

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 won't get true octa-core update

04 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Samsung recently brought the true octa-core performance to its Exynos chips. The Exynos 5 Octa big.LITTLE chip, which is currently powering the Galaxy S4 and Note 3, was also expected to gain the ability to run all of its cores simultaneously via an...

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Top Samsung Mobile executive Kevin Packingham departs

Top Samsung Mobile executive Kevin Packingham departs

04 October, 2013 | comments (29)

Kevin Packingham, who you may remember from several media events introducing new Galaxy smartphones and phablets, has left Samsung. The details surrounding his departure are unknown. As early as Tuesday, Packingham's departure was announced...

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Samsung’s Q3 earnings guidance points at record profit

Samsung’s Q3 earnings guidance points at record profit

03 October, 2013 | comments (37)

Samsung released its earnings guidance for Q3 of 2013. The Korean giant estimates that it will post a record profit of 10.1 trillion won (approximately $9.4 billion) from 59 trillion won ($53.9 billion) of revenue. The estimated numbers...

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Samsung and LG to unveil curved OLED phones this month

Samsung and LG to unveil curved OLED phones this month

02 October, 2013 | comments (98)

Word out of Korea is that both local tech giants, Samsung and LG, will each be unveiling flexible display devices in October. Samsung has officially confirmed a curved display smartphones, reportedly a Galaxy Note 3 Active model, which could be...

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Samsung quietly releases Galaxy Star Pro, forgets to announce it

Samsung quietly releases Galaxy Star Pro, forgets to announce it

01 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Samsung has released its newest entry level smartphone named Galaxy Star Pro in the Indian market but it appears someone forgot to make an official announcement of it. Samsung Galaxy Star Pro is an Android smartphone for beginners, which comes...

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Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear hit the AT&T stores on October 4

Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear hit the AT&T stores on October 4

30 September, 2013 | comments (24)

AT&T has just announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablet and the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch will become available for purchase on the AT&T website and throughout the AT&T brick and mortar stores on October 4. The pre-order campaign for the...

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SFR reveals Android 4.3 schedule for Galaxy S4, S III and Note II

SFR reveals Android 4.3 schedule for Galaxy S4, S III and Note II

29 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The French carrier SFR has released a roadmap listing the upcoming Android 4.3 updates for the Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, as well as the HTC One. Samsung's Galaxy S4 will receive the latest 4.3 Jelly Bean treatment in...

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Samsung SIM-locking its droids made after July to home regions

Samsung SIM-locking its droids made after July to home regions

27 September, 2013 | comments (309)

Update: Samsung's official Swiss Facebook account has stepped in with some information regarding the locking issue. According to the official source, a European SIM-locked Galaxy Note 3 could be used outside of Europe (thus become unlocked) as long...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 to support the Gear smartwatch by October

Samsung Galaxy S4 to support the Gear smartwatch by October

26 September, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung's executive vice president for marketing at the company's mobile division Lee Young-hee has revealed that the Galaxy S4 will get support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch by the end of October. Additionally, the Galaxy Note II and...

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Samsung to bring its first curved display smartphone in October

Samsung to bring its first curved display smartphone in October

25 September, 2013 | comments (112)

It appears that after all these years of development, curved displays are finally ready for prime time. According to some Samsung executives, the company has plans to introduce a curved display smartphone in October. However, the officials...

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Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

Over 30 million Samsung Galaxy Note II units sold

25 September, 2013 | comments (73)

The Samsung Galaxy Note phablets are some of the best-selling smart devices around – the original Note has around 10 million sales to date, while the outgoing Note II has reached 30 million. There numbers come from general manager of Samsung...

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Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

Samsung to introduce new super-premium Galaxy F line

25 September, 2013 | comments (207)

Word out of Korean news site ETNews is that Samsung is allegedly developing a new ultra-premium Galaxy F series to go alongside its well-known Galaxy S line. The first device in this series is slated to get introduced early next year. If the...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear now available

25 September, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung's big IFA 2013 announcements – the Galaxy Note 3 phablet and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch – are already on sale and some early-bird customers in the Netherlands already have them in (or on) their hands. In the Netherlands, an unlocked...

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Samsung ISOCELL image sensor likely to star in the Galaxy S5

Samsung ISOCELL image sensor likely to star in the Galaxy S5

24 September, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung has unveiled its latest CMOS image sensor, promising substantially increased light sensitivity. Dubbed ISOCELL, Samsung says its new imager produces photos with higher color fidelity thanks to its improved control of electron absorption....

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AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

AT&T outs year-old Samsung Galaxy S III mini with LTE

18 September, 2013 | comments (14)

Almost an year after its release in October last year, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini is finally making its first appearance on AT&T's network. The device is going on pre-order tomorrow and it will be shipping on September 27 for the symbolic price...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear in India

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear in India

17 September, 2013 | comments (280)

Samsung has launched the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 smartphone in India along with its sidekick, the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The flagship smartphone will set you back by a lofty ₹49,900 ($792), whereas the Galaxy Gear smartwatch comes at...

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Purple Galaxy Mega 6.3 now official from Samsung

Purple Galaxy Mega 6.3 now official from Samsung

16 September, 2013 | comments (38)

Back in June there were hints that the two large-screened Samsung devices, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8, would come in a new color scheme: Plum Purple. Today Samsung has come through on one of those predictions, as a purple-colored...

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Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

14 September, 2013 | comments (109)

Smartphone sales have picked up in the Middle East, according to a report from International Data Corporation. The volumes are up to 16.4% in Q2, 2013 when compared to the same quarter last year. IDC's Middle East region includes Turkey but does...


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note 3 leaks, Snapdragon 800 in charge

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note 3 leaks, Snapdragon 800 in charge

14 September, 2013 | comments (61)

Samsung has done dual-SIM versions of all its recent flagships and it appears the Galaxy Note 3 won't be an exception. In fact we just got a bunch of leaked photos of N9002 model which will be hitting China shortly. The leaked photos reveal that...