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Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

20 November, 2014 | comments (46)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus was unveiled a month ago without much fanfare. It's an updated version of the Galaxy S5 flagship that keeps everything the same but promotes the chipset to Snapdragon 805. The new chip offers better quad-core Krait 450...

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Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

20 November, 2014 | comments (73)

New screenshots of Samsung's Tizen 2.3 have surfaced, courtesy of Tizen Indonesia. The latest version of Tizen OS looks a lot more colorful than before with updated icons. Samsung has also used bold color choices throughout the user...

Tags: Samsung, Intel, Tizen


Samsung will make a foldable smartphone display in 2015

Samsung will make a foldable smartphone display in 2015

19 November, 2014 | comments (74)

Flexible displays are slowly but surely making their way into our lives - and mobile devices. The first step has been represented by panels bent during the production process, like those in the LG G Flex, Samsung Galaxy Round, and Galaxy Note...

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Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

19 November, 2014 | comments (61)

Earlier we showed you the first leaked screenshots depicting what the Android 5.0 Lollipop update would look like on the HTC One (M8), and now it's Samsung's turn. From the Korean smartphone maker we've already had leaks showing us not one, but...

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Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

19 November, 2014 | comments (68)

A couple of months ago Display Mate proclaimed the Apple iPhone 6 display as the "best-performing LCD", it has done more testing and now the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 earns the "best of the best" title. As part of a shootout it went up against the...


Samsung plans to cut phone portfolio by 30% in 2015

Samsung plans to cut phone portfolio by 30% in 2015

18 November, 2014 | comments (108)

Samsung head of investor relations, Robert Yi, has revealed during a presentation in New York that the company plans to cut the number of smartphone models it produces by 25% to 30% in 2015. With this step, Samsung hopes to fight the falling profits...

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Samsung and Apple reach a chip manufacturing agreement

Samsung and Apple reach a chip manufacturing agreement

17 November, 2014 | comments (65)

Apple and Samsung have reached a chip manufacturing agreement. Worth billions of dollars, the deal will make Samsung the primary supplier of application processors for Apple from 2016 onwards. The deal will see the Korean giant manufacture...

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More details about Tizen-based Samsung SM-Z130H leak

More details about Tizen-based Samsung SM-Z130H leak

17 November, 2014 | comments (33)

Samsung is working on a low-end smartphone running Tizen, which it will launch in India at some point in the future. The device, known so far just by its model number (SM-Z130H), is actually codenamed Kiran, internally at Samsung. After the...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen


Dual-screen YotaPhone 2 to launch on December 3

Dual-screen YotaPhone 2 to launch on December 3

17 November, 2014 | comments (17)

Yota Devices, the maker of the YotaPhone 2, announced earlier today its plan for a December 3 event. It will take place in London and the YotaPhone 2 will be presented and possibly officially released to market. The phone manufacturer stated its...

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Sony IMX230 sensor features 192-point autofocus, Z4 bound

Sony IMX230 sensor features 192-point autofocus, Z4 bound

17 November, 2014 | comments (56)

Sony just unveiled its latest mobile IMX230 EXMOR RS camera sensor, which might very well be the star on the back of the future Xperia Z4. The sensor shoots at 21MP resolution, just like the IMX135 it replaces, and uses stacked design. Sony says...

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Samsung Gear S starts selling in Canada for $399

Samsung Gear S starts selling in Canada for $399

17 November, 2014 | comments (19)

The Samsung Gear S, which is a proud winner of a CES 2015 Innovation award, has made it to Canada and now retails for $399. The gadget is only available through Samsung's official stores. Soon you can expect to see the smartwatch in BestBuy...

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Galaxy Note Edge Premium Edition coming to Germany

Galaxy Note Edge Premium Edition coming to Germany

16 November, 2014 | comments (30)

As it happens Samsung Germany wasn't sure if users in the country want the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge or are just fine with having the Galaxy Note 4 so the subsidiary decided to ask. The users have spoken, saying they want the innovative Note Edge...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge now available in the US

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge now available in the US

14 November, 2014 | comments (16)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has curved its way into the stores of three US retailers. You can get it off contract, on-contract and with the carrier's respective upgrade early plan. You might want to sit down before we get to the pricing...


Samsung and BlackBerry announce strategic partnership

Samsung and BlackBerry announce strategic partnership

13 November, 2014 | comments (62)

Samsung and BlackBerry announced a strategic partnership. The deal will bring the Canadian company’s highly praised mobile security solutions to the Korean giant’s lineup of Android devices. The end result of the partnership between the...


Meizu MX4, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha lead AnTuTu chart

Meizu MX4, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha lead AnTuTu chart

13 November, 2014 | comments (51)

AnTuTu has posted a chart with the top 10 best performing smartphones throughout the Q3 this year. The king of the chart is Meizu MX4, while the runner-ups are the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy...

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Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

12 November, 2014 | comments (956)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to members of the Nexus product family. The latest firmware is available over-the-air or through factory image available for download. The Pure Google devices that are getting the Android 5.0 treatment...


CES 2015 Innovation awards: Samsung grabs 36, LG snags 10

CES 2015 Innovation awards: Samsung grabs 36, LG snags 10

12 November, 2014 | comments (55)

Samsung and LG happily announced they've been recognized for their products in the CES 2015 Innovation Awards. Samsung grabbed awards for 36 of its products - 12 more than last year - while LG won 10. Out of the overall 36 CES awards for...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack next-gen UFS memory

Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack next-gen UFS memory

12 November, 2014 | comments (53)

Korean newspaper ETNews has outed a report citing a Samsung insider, who claims the company is going to use a next-gen NAND flash storage in the upcoming Galaxy S6. The storage technology in question is called UFS 2.0, which stands for Universal...


Samsung sues Nvidia over false benchmark results

Samsung sues Nvidia over false benchmark results

12 November, 2014 | comments (100)

Samsung has undertaken court action to sue Nvidia accusing it of false advertising as it presumably faked some benchmark results, which compare the Exynos 5433 to the Tegra K1. The false advertising claim concerns the Galaxy Note 4, which Nvidia...

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Samsung SM-Z130H pops up with a 480p display, Tizen OS 2.3

Samsung SM-Z130H pops up with a 480p display, Tizen OS 2.3

11 November, 2014 | comments (27)

The user-agent profile of the yet unannounced Samsung SM-Z130H smartphone has popped up revealing some of the phone's specs. By the looks of it, the phone will sport a 1.2GHz CPU on the ARMv7 architecture (probably quad-core Cortex-A7 on the...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen