News tagged "Samsung"

GSMArena.com site search

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 to hit Britain in March

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 to hit Britain in March

31 January, 2013 | comments (7)

The Samsung S7710 Galaxy Xcover 2 was announced only a week ago, but Samsung UK already issued an official press release that the smartphone should make it to the UK stores by March. Then again, that's hardly a surprise as other markets were...


Samsung 2013 La Fleur collection goes official,  Galaxy S III in tow

Samsung 2013 La Fleur collection goes official, Galaxy S III in tow

30 January, 2013 | comments (21)

We already heard about the upcoming La Fleur makeover of a few of the Samsung's most popular phones last year. The new lineup includes Galaxy S III, Galaxy S Duos, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Ace Duos and the Galaxy S III mini and has been made...


Samsung won't hold a press conference at MWC 2013

Samsung won't hold a press conference at MWC 2013

30 January, 2013 | comments (34)

Unlike the other major players on the mobile scene, Samsung is highly unlikely to hold a press conference at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year. The information comes from sources familiar with the matter who have told...


Samsung found to not have willfully infringed Apple's patents

Samsung found to not have willfully infringed Apple's patents

30 January, 2013 | comments (77)

Ever since the jury in the Apple vs. Samsung legal battle decided that Samsung was guilty of infringing upon Apple's patents, the Korean giant has been working hard to reduce the damages that it has to pay Apple, or at least not have them...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Galaxy Pop is a quad-core version of Galaxy Premier for Korea

Galaxy Pop is a quad-core version of Galaxy Premier for Korea

29 January, 2013 | comments (21)

Remember the Galaxy Premier we met with a few months ago? It is a Jelly Bean droid based on the dual-core TI-OMAP 4470 SoC and packs a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display. Back then it looked like a downgraded version of the Galaxy S III to...


The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

29 January, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung has just announced the latest member in its Galaxy range of Android device, the Galaxy Express. In case the name sounds familiar, it's because Samsung has already used it before for a phone available on AT&T's network in the US. This...


Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

28 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note II, is one of the most popular devices currently on the market. The powerful 5.5" phablet normally carries a price tag of $249.99 but right now it is being offered for the way nicer $99.99 by...


Gas leak in Samsung plant kills one, injures four

Gas leak in Samsung plant kills one, injures four

28 January, 2013 | comments (40)

A leak of hydrofluoric acid in a Samsung semiconductor plant in Hwaseong, Korea led to the death of one maintenance worker and caused injuries to four others. Yesterday, at around 11 local time a 500 liter tank of hydrofluoric acid started...

Tags: Samsung


Samsung readying a 1080p smartphone for AT&T

Samsung readying a 1080p smartphone for AT&T

28 January, 2013 | comments (52)

The SGH-I337 has been spotted on a Samsung UAProf, which indicates that an upcoming device for AT&T belongs in the fullHD-display realm, and could very well be the the next Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S IV. This years' CES saw a notable...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Samsung announces Galaxy Duos I8262 for the Chinese market

Samsung announces Galaxy Duos I8262 for the Chinese market

27 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Duos I8262 smartphone in China. The device has been designed exclusively for the local market and is unlikely to ever become available elsewhere. The Galaxy Duos I8262 will be powered by Android 4.1 Jelly...

Tags: Samsung, China


Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

25 January, 2013 | comments (74)

Samsung and Apple have posted strong Q4 numbers with smartphone shipments reaching tens of millions of units, but as IDC points out in its latest report they were the only winners in 2012. Two Chinese companies have now made it to the top 5 of the...


Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset

Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset

25 January, 2013 | comments (93)

The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset caused a lot of excitement and the SamsungExynos Twitter account is slowly fanning the flames with little teasing tidbits of info like this image of the chipset. It’s a 3D render of the SoC rather than a photo of...


Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

25 January, 2013 | comments (31)

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Xcover 2, an IP67-certified Android phone. It improves an all the specs of its predecessor, from a bigger screen to a more powerful processor. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 has a 4” WVGA TFT screen, dual-core 1GHz...


Samsung Q4 reports is out: profits reach record $6.6 billion

Samsung Q4 reports is out: profits reach record $6.6 billion

25 January, 2013 | comments (59)

Samsung, the South Korean manufacturing giants and the current cellphone market leader, has revealed its financial results of the fourth quarter of 2012. The reported revenues for the whole company were 56.06 trillion won, a 7% quarterly...

Tags: Samsung


Samsung outs Galaxy Grand for South Korea with quad-core CPU

Samsung outs Galaxy Grand for South Korea with quad-core CPU

24 January, 2013 | comments (41)

Samsung already announced the international version of the Galaxy Grand, but today it showed its home market som love by unveiling a special quad-core version of the phone for it. The quad-core Galaxy Grand has its CPU clocked at 1.4GHz and...


Apple-Samsung patent ruling to be reviewed by the ITC

Apple-Samsung patent ruling to be reviewed by the ITC

24 January, 2013 | comments (48)

The US International Trade Commission will review ruling, which could lead to an import ban on few devices from Samsung. The ITC will be reviewing the preliminary ruling, which found the Samsung smartphones and few tablets breaching upon the...


WP8 phone Samsung Ativ Odyssey hits Verizon tomorrow

WP8 phone Samsung Ativ Odyssey hits Verizon tomorrow

23 January, 2013 | comments (14)

Samsung is bringing its budget Windows Phone 8 handset for Verizon, the Samsung Ativ Odyssey, tomorrow. The phone costs $50 after a $50 mail-in rebate and you have to sign a two-year contract, of course. The Ativ Odyssey boasts 4G LTE...


Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update starts rolling out in Spain

Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update starts rolling out in Spain

23 January, 2013 | comments (158)

Earlier this month we learned that Samsung will soon start rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to the venerable Galaxy S II in the coming weeks. The rollout has now begun and Spain is one of the first countries to get the update, with...


Will a Samsung Unpacked event reveal the Galaxy S IV in  March?

Will a Samsung Unpacked event reveal the Galaxy S IV in March?

22 January, 2013 | comments (89)

It’s been fairly clear for a while now that the Samsung Galaxy S IV flagship will not be announced at the MWC, but will have its own dedicated event (just like the S III got). Asia Economy claims that this particularly Samsung Unpacked event is...


Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

22 January, 2013 | comments (18)

Leaks usually give us a peek at upcoming high profile phones, but every now and then the little guys get talked about in the rumor mill too. TechnoBuffalo got a hold of a part of Samsung’s roadmap of unannounced Android devices, which might show up...