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Samsung Galaxy E5 and E7 will be getting Lollipop in Q3

Samsung Galaxy E5 and E7 will be getting Lollipop in Q3

03 June, 2015 | comments (38)

Samsung Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7 are budget flavors of the A-series, losing the metal frames to plastic. Both phones come with Super AMOLED 720p displays and run on the Snapdragon 410 chipset. The E5 is the smaller 5" model with 8MP camera, while the...


Samsung US spills the beans on the Galaxy S6 Active

Samsung US spills the beans on the Galaxy S6 Active

03 June, 2015 | comments (28)

Samsung US mistakenly uploaded all details on the still unannounced Galaxy S6 Active. Its full specs and manual are out, its design is confirmed too - the leaks were right about the Galaxy S5 Active similarities. The Galaxy S6 Active was rumored...

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Verizon's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge getting their first update

Verizon's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge getting their first update

03 June, 2015 | comments (5)

A couple of months after Verizon started shipping Samsung's latest flagships - the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, the carrier has rolled out the first update to the devices. It bumps the handsets to software version VVRU1AOD5. It's a minor...


Galaxy Note 4 beats iPhone 6, 6 Plus in customer satisfaction in US

Galaxy Note 4 beats iPhone 6, 6 Plus in customer satisfaction in US

03 June, 2015 | comments (122)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has topped the charts in customer satisfaction, leaving behind the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, according to a latest survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). The Note 4 - which was...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 passes through TENAA

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 passes through TENAA

03 June, 2015 | comments (17)

Unannounced Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 made its way through TENAA in China. The successor of Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 sports the model number SM-T715. Specs-wise, the Tab S2 features a 1.9GHz octa-core CPU (the chipset is likely to be an...


Another press photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active leaks out

Another press photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active leaks out

02 June, 2015 | comments (11)

Another press photo of the unannounced Samsung Galaxy S6 Active made the rounds on Twitter, once again courtesy of @evleaks. The rugged variant of Samsung Galaxy S6 is expected to debut in the immediate future. This time around, the upcoming...


Analysts: Galaxy S6 duo reach 50M sales by the end of the year

Analysts: Galaxy S6 duo reach 50M sales by the end of the year

02 June, 2015 | comments (44)

Analysts have been increasing the expectations of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, the last one saying the duo will sell a whopping 70 million by the end of the year. Counterpoint Research has looked at actual sales numbers for April and estimates...

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Galaxy S6 Plus rumoured to be unveiled in coming weeks

Galaxy S6 Plus rumoured to be unveiled in coming weeks

02 June, 2015 | comments (50)

The Project Zero 2 (formerly known as the Project Zen), which is said to be a larger version of the Galaxy S6 edge, will be called Galaxy S6 Plus, and will be announced in the coming weeks, according to new rumours that have surfaced. What's...

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Samsung exec says Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are selling well

Samsung exec says Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are selling well

01 June, 2015 | comments (73)

Samsung launched the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge to critical acclaim from the media this year, but how does that translate into actual sales? That's the question everyone would like the answer to, but so far the Korean company has been going out of its...

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Galaxy Note 4 tipped to get Android 5.1.1 update next month

Galaxy Note 4 tipped to get Android 5.1.1 update next month

01 June, 2015 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4, which was announced back in September last year and was released the following month, will get the Android Lollipop 5.1.1 update by the end of July, according to a Sammobile report. This will put the handset among...

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Investment bank says Samsung's business is imploding

Investment bank says Samsung's business is imploding

01 June, 2015 | comments (166)

In a research note to its clients, investment bank Oppenheimer has claimed that the Samsung's latest flagship - the Galaxy S6 - has been a failure (at least until now), and the South Korean company's business is "imploding." It's worth...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 5.0.2 update this month

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 5.0.2 update this month

01 June, 2015 | comments (26)

The Android 5.0.2 update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900) will be rolling out early this month. The revelation was made by Australian carrier Optus on its website (see image below). It's worth noting that the June time frame was mentioned...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

31 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week later, our traditional trending chart sees little action at the top. However, a major launch took place a few days ago, and that inevitably had an impact on the ranks further down the table. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a...


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 revealed in a case leak

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 revealed in a case leak

30 May, 2015 | comments (24)

The successors to Samsung's premium tablet family Galaxy Tab S, so far known as Galaxy Tab S2, have been regulars at the rumor mill for the past few months. By now we've gotten a look at their alleged specs, and most recently a press image surfaced...


Is this Samsung with Snapdragon 808 the Galaxy S6 mini?

Is this Samsung with Snapdragon 808 the Galaxy S6 mini?

29 May, 2015 | comments (99)

Today the GFX Benchmark database turned out quite generous on spilling the beans on upcoming smartphones. First we saw the Meizu m2 note in there with detailed specs and now we got a brand new compact Samsung droid. The new Samsung Galaxy goes...


Samsung Galaxy A5 starts getting Lollipop update in Poland

Samsung Galaxy A5 starts getting Lollipop update in Poland

29 May, 2015 | comments (44)

Just a couple of days after Samsung began rolling out the Lollipop update for the Galaxy A7, the Galaxy A5 (SM-A500FU), which was announced by the company back in October last year and released a couple of months later, has also started receiving...

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Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

29 May, 2015 | comments (48)

After losing the spot to Apple in the fourth quarter of 2014, Samsung is back on top as the leading smartphone maker in the world in Q1, 2015, according to a latest report from market research firm Gartner. Samsung sold a total of 81.1...


Watch the Google I/O keynote presentation right here

Watch the Google I/O keynote presentation right here

28 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Google's annual I/O conference is about to begin shortly and up first is the all-important keynote presentation. We will be covering the speech live as it goes, but, you can also tag along for yourself. We have embedded the player for you...

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Samsung's project Valley might start the era of foldable devices

Samsung's project Valley might start the era of foldable devices

28 May, 2015 | comments (40)

Samsung has been working on flexible displays for quite some time now and the Galaxy Note Edge and S6 edge are a definite testament to its huge success. But, flexible is one thing, while foldable opens up a whole new array of challenges and...

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Galaxy S6, S6 edge camera update, Android 5.1 due in June

Galaxy S6, S6 edge camera update, Android 5.1 due in June

28 May, 2015 | comments (34)

Android 5.1 Lollipop will bring new camera interface and features to Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. The new firmware is expected to arrive on the duo of flagship smartphones in June. With Android 5.1, the already capable 16MP camera...