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Samsung says it will ship 510 million phones in 2013

Samsung says it will ship 510 million phones in 2013

02 January, 2013 | comments (36)

Boosted by what has undoubtedly been a spectacular sales year, Samsung is predicting an even stronger 2013. The Korean giant expects to ship a total of 510 million handsets this year. Of that total, some 390 million are expected to be...


Happy New Year 2013 and thank you for all the support

Happy New Year 2013 and thank you for all the support

31 December, 2012 | comments (255)

The New Year is just around the corner and, as we say goodbye to year 2012, we cannot help but have a look back at all the work we've done. Thanks to you, our readers, it's been a successful year for us at GSMArena.com. This year you pushed our...


Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

31 December, 2012 | comments (82)

Samsung has achieved yet another sales milestone for its Galaxy Note II phablet. After reaching 5 million units sold only two months after its launch, Samsung has also reportedly shifted 1 million devices in Korea alone. The Samsung Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

28 December, 2012 | comments (233)

Hot on the heels of yesterday's skillful render, a fresh rumor has emerged, potentially shedding light on the specifications and the release date of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV flagship. Reportedly, the hotly anticipated smartphone is pegged...


A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

28 December, 2012 | comments (27)

Unsurprisingly, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy Note II will follow the suit of its Galaxy S III sibling and add more colors to its lineup. A press image of a black N7100 has emerged, thus pointing in this direction. A black Samsung...


Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note Premium Suite

Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note Premium Suite

27 December, 2012 | comments (109)

The latest generation of Samsung devices is already enjoying the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Samsung is working hard to update the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note for quite some time and as it seems the Note update is just around the...


Samsung expected to ship 350 million smartphones in 2013

Samsung expected to ship 350 million smartphones in 2013

27 December, 2012 | comments (90)

According to the latest report by DigiTimes, Samsung is expected to ship over 500 million mobile devices globally in 2013. Also, out of these, 350 million are expected to be smartphones. With the total smartphone shipments for 2013 is...

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Apple has 53.3% of US sales in last trimester, Android strong in EU

Apple has 53.3% of US sales in last trimester, Android strong in EU

21 December, 2012 | comments (82)

According to data gathered by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech Apple has secured a 53.3% sales share in the US in the 12 weeks ending on November 25. The main culprit for the impressive result is the iPhone 5. Apple has passed the 50% mark for the first...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, HTC, Nokia, Sony


Galaxy Note II Developer Edition headed to Verizon

Galaxy Note II Developer Edition headed to Verizon

20 December, 2012 | comments (17)

Samsung USA's official website revealed an upcoming Galaxy Note II Developer Edition for Verizon. As you've probably guessed this is a version with unlocked bootloader, but otherwise identical to the regular version, which has been available for a...


Samsung starts the Premium Suite rollout for the S III in the UK

Samsung starts the Premium Suite rollout for the S III in the UK

20 December, 2012 | comments (101)

The Premium suite update for the Galaxy S III has started rolling out in the UK. Most of the new features come from the Note II phablet, including MultiView, which lets two apps share the big screen for better multitasking. There are improvements...


Samsung acknowledges Exynos exploit, promises quick fix

Samsung acknowledges Exynos exploit, promises quick fix

19 December, 2012 | comments (58)

In an official statement, Samsung has confirmed a reported vulnerability in Exynos kernel code that could be exploited by certain applications. This includes the international versions of the Samsung Galaxy S III, S II, and Note II. It is...


iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012

iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012

19 December, 2012 | comments (125)

IHS iSuppli has released a preliminary forecast report for the total shipments of cellphone companies in 2012 and has unsurprisingly it shows that that Samsung is in the lead. This is the first time in 14 years that a company other than Nokia has...


Galaxy S II and Note to get 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in January

Galaxy S II and Note to get 4.1.2 Jelly Bean in January

18 December, 2012 | comments (117)

Here is some good news for the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note loyal users. The Jelly Bean update is coming as soon as early January. As indicated by the leaked test ROM, both devices will skip the initial Jelly Bean 4.1.1 release and move straight...


Samsung announces Galaxy Grand with 5-inch WVGA display

Samsung announces Galaxy Grand with 5-inch WVGA display

18 December, 2012 | comments (150)

Samsung has announced a new Android based smartphone, called the Galaxy Grand. The main feature here is the 5-inch, 800 x 480 resolution LCD, making it smaller only to the Note series in Samsung's smartphone lineup. Other features on this...


Judge throws out Samsung's claim of jury misconduct

Judge throws out Samsung's claim of jury misconduct

18 December, 2012 | comments (41)

The Apple vs. Samsung legal battle in the US courts is back in the news again. As you may know, Samsung had asked the court to look into a case of suspected jury misconduct, specifically into jury foreman Velvin Hogan, who may have been biased in...

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Amazon discounts Sprint Galaxy Note II to $99.99

Amazon discounts Sprint Galaxy Note II to $99.99

17 December, 2012 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II can normally be bought from Sprint in the US for a penny under $300 on a two-year contract, but Amazon is currently offering a nice discount on it. The Galaxy Note II can be yours for $99.99 on the same Sprint deal. The...


Verizon Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update starts rolling out

Verizon Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update starts rolling out

17 December, 2012 | comments (11)

The Verizon Galaxy S III in the US is being treated to some Jelly Bean. Verizon has started pushing out the update to devices and you should see a notification on your phone soon. If not, you can try checking manually if the update is available for...


Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

17 December, 2012 | comments (58)

A security issue has been identified on Android devices running Samsung's Exynos processors, which includes phones such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Note and the Note II (international models). The issue was identified by an xda-developers...


Budget-oriented Samsung I8262D with Jelly Bean leaks

Budget-oriented Samsung I8262D with Jelly Bean leaks

13 December, 2012 | comments (36)

Yet another Samsung leak from China, this time in the form of the dual-SIM GT-I8262D. Specs-wise there's nothing really groundbreaking, the smartphone offering a single-core 1 GHz CPU and WVGA screen. Alongside the 4.3 inch display, you'll...


The Samsung Ativ S will hit the UK tomorrow, Ativ Tab on friday

The Samsung Ativ S will hit the UK tomorrow, Ativ Tab on friday

12 December, 2012 | comments (38)

The Samsung Ativ S will be available and in stock in the UK starting tomorrow, December 13, while the Windows RT-running Ativ Tab could be bought on Friday. The Ativ S became available in Austria yesterday and will soon come to Sweden as...