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Samsung confirms LTE support on the Exynos 5 Octa processor

Samsung confirms LTE support on the Exynos 5 Octa processor

28 March, 2013 | comments (74)

Through its Twitter account, Samsung confirmed that the Exynos 5 Octa processor is indeed fully capable of connecting to an LTE network. The Korean giant's latest silicon supports all LTE bands. This announcement essentially confirms that...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 UK pre-orders start, US to follow on April 16

Samsung Galaxy S4 UK pre-orders start, US to follow on April 16

28 March, 2013 | comments (41)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 (both the I9505 and I9500) can be pre-ordered in the UK starting today, with shipments expected to begin on Friday, April 26. You can get the Galaxy S4 with pretty much every carrier in the UK as well as contract-free from...

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Octa-core Galaxy S4 benchmarks surface, live up to expectations

Octa-core Galaxy S4 benchmarks surface, live up to expectations

28 March, 2013 | comments (188)

So far, we've only got to evaluate the performance of the I9505 Galaxy S4, which is powered by the Snapdragon 600 chipset. SamMobile on the other hand were lucky enough to fiddle with the Exynos 5 Octa variant of the Galaxy S4 and make it sweat in...

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Analysts predict Samsung will see record sales in Q1 this year

Analysts predict Samsung will see record sales in Q1 this year

27 March, 2013 | comments (80)

Samsung had a great final quarter in 2012 and the new year will be even better, according to the analysts from Counterpoint Research. They estimate that Samsung managed to sell about 25 million phones each month this year, putting them on track for...

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Snapdragon 600 to power 70% of the first Galaxy S4 batch

Snapdragon 600 to power 70% of the first Galaxy S4 batch

25 March, 2013 | comments (58)

Latest reports suggest Samsung will use Snapdragon 600 chips in 70% of the first Galaxy S4 batch. This was already confirmed by the leaked list showing the availability of the two Galaxy S4 versions around the globe. In case you need a refresh,...


Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to launch in US with 5.9

Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to launch in US with 5.9" display

25 March, 2013 | comments (191)

Samsung Galaxy Note III, the potential successor of the popular Galaxy Note II phablet was said to come out with a whopping 5.9" display. Now, an executive from one of the main parts suppliers for the company has confirmed the screen...


Exynos 5210 chipset in the works, to power the Galaxy S4 mini

Exynos 5210 chipset in the works, to power the Galaxy S4 mini

25 March, 2013 | comments (41)

Samsung has unveiled only two Exynos 5 chipsets so far – the 5250 Dual in the Nexus 10 and the 5410 Octa in some variants of the Galaxy S4 – but there seems to be a third one in development, the Exynos 5210. To spice things up, there’s a rumor going...


Galaxy S4 mini appears on official website, LTE version confimed

Galaxy S4 mini appears on official website, LTE version confimed

24 March, 2013 | comments (62)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini will have four different versions, according to info spotted by Twitter user st7761. He found the I9190 model number on Samsung’s support page, along with three other I919X devices. One is the I9192, the dual-SIM...


First Samsung Galaxy S4 mini live photos appear

First Samsung Galaxy S4 mini live photos appear

22 March, 2013 | comments (178)

With the Samsung Galaxy S4 now official, it's time for the rest of the new generation Galaxy devices to start making an appearance. It turns out the first one to break ground is the Galaxy S4 mini. SamMobile has got hold of some live photos...

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Galaxy S4 to help Samsung double its market share lead

Galaxy S4 to help Samsung double its market share lead

21 March, 2013 | comments (89)

Samsung is looking to take an even larger lead over the competition this year, thanks largely to its new Galaxy S4 flagship. In 2011, just two short years ago, Nokia was the top dog in terms of phones sold, holding some 30% of the market. Then...

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Here's the Samsung Galaxy S4 versions breakdown by countries

Here's the Samsung Galaxy S4 versions breakdown by countries

21 March, 2013 | comments (307)

Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 with an Exynos 5 Octa chipset, but what the presenters didn’t say during the announcement is that a lot of countries will be getting the Snapdragon 600 version instead. And it’s not just North America...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 to ship with Snapdragon 600 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S4 to ship with Snapdragon 600 in the UK

20 March, 2013 | comments (178)

Samsung has already confirmed the Galaxy S4 flagship will ship with Snapdragon 600 chipset in the USA, Canada and Sweden. Today the UK joins the markets where the Galaxy S4 won't be powered by the company's own Exynos 5 Octa platform. Since its...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 production cost estimated at $244

Samsung Galaxy S4 production cost estimated at $244

20 March, 2013 | comments (140)

In its usual fashion, IHS iSupply has posted its virtual teardown of the Galaxy S4 revealing an estimate of its bill of materials (BOM). The company believes that the materials for the HSPA+ version of the Galaxy S4 costs $236, which when added to...

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LG accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 of violating its eye-tracking patent

LG accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 of violating its eye-tracking patent

19 March, 2013 | comments (182)

At the day of the Galaxy S4 event, LG officially announced its Smart Video feature for the Optimus G Pro, and later Samsung touted a similar Smart Pause feature for its flagship. As a result, LG says Samsung violates its eye-tracking patent...

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US, Canada and Sweden getting Snapdragon 600 based Galaxy S4

US, Canada and Sweden getting Snapdragon 600 based Galaxy S4

18 March, 2013 | comments (101)

The Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 is the first smartphone with an octa-core processor or at least in some regions. As expected, the North American versions of the phone will use a Snapdragon chipset instead (a 600 to be precise). So, both the US and...

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Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

18 March, 2013 | comments (217)

Today we got some spicy information concerning all Samsung Galaxy owners, regardless of the type of gadget they have - a smartphone or a slate. It's a list showing which devices will be getting the Android 5.0 and which will end with the upcoming...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 gets priced in the UK, will cost you £529 SIM-free

Samsung Galaxy S4 gets priced in the UK, will cost you £529 SIM-free

18 March, 2013 | comments (49)

Samsung's recently launched fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone has been the talk of the town for its powerful specifications and amazing features. At the official announcement, Samsung Mobile chief JK Shin, mentioned the availability of the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 launch price in Europe - €600-700

Samsung Galaxy S4 launch price in Europe - €600-700

17 March, 2013 | comments (112)

An Italian website has received some insider's information about the retail, unsubsidized price of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Our fellow journalists say Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone will cost €699 at launch in Italy. What's more, the handset...

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Motorola X not a phone, but a brand to rival the Galaxy lineup

Motorola X not a phone, but a brand to rival the Galaxy lineup

16 March, 2013 | comments (126)

Up until recently, the rumors regarding the Motorola X Phone suggested it was a single device that the Google-acquired smartphone maker was working on. However, the online gossip from a Motorola insider says that Motorola X will be brand, similar to...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 US price revealed, 16GB model to cost $579

Samsung Galaxy S4 US price revealed, 16GB model to cost $579

16 March, 2013 | comments (230)

At the official Galaxy S4 announcement in New York on Thursday, Samsung Mobile chief JK Shin mentioned the phone will hit store shelves at the end of April, but didn't say anything about the pricing. Well, the beans have been sort of...

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