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Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be unveiled on August 4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be unveiled on August 4

30 July, 2014 | comments (48)

The incredibly often leaked Samsung Galaxy Alpha (seen on the right in the image below) could become official a lot sooner than you may have expected, if a new rumor is to be believed. The device, which will introduce the world to the concept of...


T-Mobile launches the Samsung Galaxy Avant for $216

T-Mobile launches the Samsung Galaxy Avant for $216

30 July, 2014 | comments (6)

Today, T-Mobile has started selling the new (and previously unheard of) Samsung Galaxy Avant. This, as you may have gathered, is a mid-range Android-powered smartphone, that comes with a decent price and is already available to buy. The...


Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

30 July, 2014 | comments (59)

IDC has released its preliminary numbers for smartphone shipments and market share for the second quarter of this year and they tell a familiar story near the top - Samsung leads and Apple is in second. Looking at the breakdown reveals a more...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will hit stores in UK on August 7

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will hit stores in UK on August 7

29 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung launched its Galaxy S5 Mini smartphone in Russia earlier this month. The mini variant of the company’s flagship smartphone is already up for grabs in Germany and the device will soon be available in the United Kingdom, too. Samsung Galaxy...

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Samsung Z confirmed to be delayed indefinitely

Samsung Z confirmed to be delayed indefinitely

28 July, 2014 | comments (48)

The Samsung Z finally got unveiled as the first ever Tizen-running smartphone at the beginning of June, after many months of rumors and speculation. The new phone was supposed to make its debut in Russia earlier this month, at a developer event, but...

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Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus gets official in India

Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus gets official in India

28 July, 2014 | comments (23)

A few weeks ago a new Samsung smartphone went on sale in India without even a press release mentioning it. That's the Galaxy Ace NXT, and despite Indian retailers having it in stock for a while, only now has it been listed by Samsung on its official...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha confirmed to sport a 720p display

Samsung Galaxy Alpha confirmed to sport a 720p display

28 July, 2014 | comments (33)

If you ever thought that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be a high-end smartphone, then you might want to reconsider that. Samsung Galaxy Alpha will indeed feature a premium metallic design, but it doesn’t look like the smartphone will...


iPhone 6 orders could lead to 10% price hike by other OEMs

iPhone 6 orders could lead to 10% price hike by other OEMs

28 July, 2014 | comments (36)

Recent reports had suggested that Apple has ordered a record 70 million to 80 million units of its upcoming iPhone 6 smartphone. Now, the Chinese media predicts that the unprecedented iPhone 6 order could lead to 5% to 10% price hike on competitive...


Burnt Galaxy S4 owner gets offered a new One M8 by HTC

Burnt Galaxy S4 owner gets offered a new One M8 by HTC

28 July, 2014 | comments (197)

About a month back, a reddit user 'TweektheGeek' was woken up by the smell of his Galaxy S4 (not related to this recent incident), which overheated and started melting while the phone was charging overnight. In this case, the person was using...

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Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

27 July, 2014 | comments (6)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 30 of 2014 saw four new devices going official including the Lumia 530, but it also brought us various interesting...


Samsung Galaxy S4 set ablaze by counterfeit battery

Samsung Galaxy S4 set ablaze by counterfeit battery

26 July, 2014 | comments (129)

13-year old Ariel Tolfree from Texas found herself rudely awoken in the middle of the night by the smell of her burning phone kept under her pillow. The phone, a white Samsung Galaxy S4, was burnt to a crisp after the battery inside decided it...

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 passes through FCC

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 passes through FCC

25 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Despite numerous leaks of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2, we have still not glimpsed the rumored upcoming phablet in the flesh. The latest FCC certification, however, brings the device one step closer to reality, revealing dimensions and connectivity...


Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

Octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 gets a performance update too

25 July, 2014 | comments (31)

The octa-core Samsung G900H Galaxy S5 is getting the same 200MB update that its Snapdragon-based twin received yesterday. The update has a rather short change log – "improved performance" – but no details on how and what got faster. The update will...


Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7” display in China

Samsung launches Galaxy TabQ with 7” display in China

25 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Samsung has officially launched its mid-range Galaxy TabQ tablet in the Chinese land. The tablet will be compatible with China Mobile and China Unicom. The Galaxy TabQ sports a 7-inch TFT display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The tablet...

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Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A now getting KitKat

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 LTE-A now getting KitKat

24 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Today the time has finally come for the update to Android 4.4 KitKat to reach the internationally sold Samsung GT-I9506. This, you may remember, is a Galaxy S4 variant that launched last fall sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset, as opposed...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in another set of images

24 July, 2014 | comments (51)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaked just a few hours ago in its first live images. The source also shed some light on the specs - a 4.7" Super AMOLED display, LTE-enabled Exynos chipset, 32GB non-expandable storage, fingerprint and hear-rate sensors, Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks, comes with a 4.7" display

24 July, 2014 | comments (65)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has recently joined our rumor mill via a small leaked photo. What we knew is the Alpha smartphone has metallic iPhone-like frame and plastic rear cover. The specs also differed from the constantly leaking Galaxy F - the Galaxy...


Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

Alleged specs of Sony Xperia Z3 surface

23 July, 2014 | comments (74)

Unlike most of its competitors, Sony refreshes its flagship Android line up twice every year. It looks like the company is already gearing up to introduce the next-generation Xperia Z smartphone, as the rumors and leaks have started to pour...


Update brings improved performance to Euro Galaxy S5

Update brings improved performance to Euro Galaxy S5

23 July, 2014 | comments (41)

The European Samsung Galaxy S5 is currently receiving an over the air update that carries performance improvements with it. The update comes in two parts - the first one is the huge chunk clocking in at 194MB and right after it comes a 1MB...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos rolls to international markets

21 July, 2014 | comments (25)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE (carrying the model number G9009D) has been available in China since April and now it is rolling out to international markets as well. The first set of countries where the phone is now available are the United Arab...

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