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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...


Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

Samsung to add 64-bit CPUs to its 2014 flagships

12 September, 2013 | comments (306)

Samsung's CEO JK Shin announced the company will start using 64-bit processors on its "next smartphones". This most probably means the 2014 flagships, such as the Galaxy S5, will be getting the new processors. This announcement follows hot on...

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Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

11 September, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa chipsets available now on the market can't actually utilize all eight cores at the same time. Both 5410 and 5420 chips can use either the four Cortex-A7 cores or the four Cortex-A15 at a time. Samsung has decided to fix this...

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Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

11 September, 2013 | comments (31)

It seems like it will take forever for Samsung to announce an actual smartphone running its Tizen platform. However, this doesn't stop the company from making new versions of its home brewed mobile operating system, as screenshots of the new Tizen...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

11 September, 2013 | comments (46)

Word out of Korea is that a Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is in the works for release in the Korean market next month. The delayed release of the updated version is due to Samsung not wanting to interfere with sales...

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Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

10 September, 2013 | comments (84)

After teasing it earlier, Samsung has unveiled the latest refresh to its Exynos 5 chipsets. Bringing what the Koreans call Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP), the new Exynos 5 Octa big.LITTLE chip (that powers the likes of its Galaxy S4 flagship)...

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Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

10 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 rocking a Snapdragon 800 chipset and Adreno 330 has cropped up again, this time on GFXBench's database and has posted pretty impressive scores. The device is the international version of the E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Korean...


Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

09 September, 2013 | comments (76)

We doubt that when Samsung took gamble with Galaxy Note phablet back in 2011, it imagined it will become quite the success it is today. In fact, the company has managed to sell more than 38 million Galaxy Note I and II devices already, making the...

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Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

07 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced the pricing and availability of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on its network. The phablet will become available to Verizon subscribers on October 10. The 32GB Galaxy Note 3 is going to cost $299.99 with a two year...

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Samsung Exynos chipset to get another update

Samsung Exynos chipset to get another update

07 September, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung Exynos chipsets have been having somewhat of a rough time lately. First the Exynos 5 Octa 5410 couldn't deliver the Snapdragon-smashing performance everyone was expecting from it, while the refreshed 5420 version is yet to hit the shelves in...

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Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

06 September, 2013 | comments (117)

We've got some early camera samples from the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which we were able to snatch off the Samsung booth at the IFA 2013 floor. While we like to step outside for these matters we were still happy to see how the 13 MP snapper on the...

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Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

06 September, 2013 | comments (14)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is all over the news today in the US as AT&T has opened its pre-order page for the phablet, Verizon has said it will do so today as well, while T-Mobile says it will open up pre-orders soon. AT&T expects to ship the...


Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

04 September, 2013 | comments (293)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been officially announced today at IFA 2013 in Berlin, complete with 4K UHD video recording at 30fps. As expected, the device sports a 5.7-inch fullHD display of the Super AMOLED variety. It runs on a 2.3GHz...


Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

04 September, 2013 | comments (55)

The hotly anticipated Samsung "Unpacked 2" event at IFA, Berlin is about to begin soon and you can watch how things unfold live here. Samsung will be announcing its third-generation Galaxy Note phablet along with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in...


Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

03 September, 2013 | comments (55)

Someone managed to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note III, make a list of all its APKs take a couple of screenshots and even run an AnTuTu test ahead of tomorrow's announcement. The phablet reports itself as Samsung N9005 running Android...


Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

02 September, 2013 | comments (32)

This just in: from a press conference held by KT Cordporation, formerly known as Korea Telecom, we learn that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III phablet will carry a Snapdragon 800 chip inside. The network provider is the first to officially...