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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active stars in short video, still not official

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active stars in short video, still not official

21 May, 2013 | comments (47)

True to its name, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active just can't sit still under wraps and has leaked yet again. This time it's on video sent to Mobile Tech Review. The video doesn’t show much, but it does show the About screen. The rugged smartphone...


Gold Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available for  £1700

Gold Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available for £1700

21 May, 2013 | comments (63)

Apple's iPhone 5 isn't the only one getting to dip its toes in a gold bath. Samsung's latest Android flagship has also undergone some gold-plating treatment thanks to a company called Goldgenie. The quad-core edition of the phone retails for...

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See the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for the first time

See the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for the first time

20 May, 2013 | comments (333)

The Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active has been in our rumor mill for quite some time. The latest leaked shots reveal that the Active will be a tougher dust and water resistant version of the Galaxy S4 flagship. The specs are expected to be the same...


Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaks

Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaks

20 May, 2013 | comments (82)

SamMobile have managed to get their hands on an upcoming software update for the Galaxy S III. This new update will upgrade the device to Android 4.2.2 and brings with it a ton of new features. For starters, you get the usual Android 4.2...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini benchmark scorecard surfaces

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini benchmark scorecard surfaces

19 May, 2013 | comments (54)

We all know that, Samsung is working on a "mini" variant of its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone. Images of the Galaxy S4 mini have been leaked few times and now, we got yet another benchmark results of the device. Interestingly enough, the new...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

18 May, 2013 | comments (82)

We have heard before of the ruggedized version of the Galaxy S4 - the Galaxy S4 Active - that Samsung is reportedly working on. Now, some more details about the hardware of the device have surfaced, in the form of benchmark results. The...


Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

17 May, 2013 | comments (166)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 received a warm reception in the market upon its arrival and the success story seemed to write itself. The fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone achieved 6 million sales in just two weeks and broke the record of its...

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IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

16 May, 2013 | comments (126)

Analyst firm IDC released its report for the first quarter of 2013, which chronicles big rises and great falls. There's nothing new at the top – Android and iOS account for 92.3% of smartphone shipments - but the fight for third position is heating...


Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android

Google to start selling the Galaxy S4 running stock Android

15 May, 2013 | comments (242)

At the annual Google I/O developer conference today, Google has announced the planned released of a Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android (AOSP). Just as rumored earlier today, the phone will be free of TouchWiz modifications. It will be...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini leaks in new photos

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini leaks in new photos

15 May, 2013 | comments (37)

Samsung may have managed to keep the Galaxy S4 under wraps until the premiere, but it seems the company isn't even trying to keep the Galaxy S4 mini a secret. The device entered our rumor mill in April, a few days later we saw its face and yesterday...


Is Samsung working on a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4?

Is Samsung working on a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4?

15 May, 2013 | comments (54)

While it's quite unlikely that we'll see a new Nexus phone at this year's Google I/O, which starts later today, Samsung might have a surprise in store – a pure Android version of the Galaxy S4 flagship, a "Google Edition". This phone will...


Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

15 May, 2013 | comments (127)

There was never any doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S4 would be a runaway success in the market. The only question was would it be able to beat the record of its super popular predecessor. The Korean company has managed to ship over six million...

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Apple aims to add Galaxy S4 to patent lawsuit against Samsung

Apple aims to add Galaxy S4 to patent lawsuit against Samsung

14 May, 2013 | comments (339)

Apple has requested the US District court to allow it to add the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone to the list of the Samsung products that are guilty of violating its patents. According to a report from FOSS Patents, Apple has analyzed the...

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74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

14 May, 2013 | comments (104)

Analyst company Gartner has released its usual report outlining the sales of mobile phones in Q1 2013. Android keeps sitting comfortably at the top running on 3 out of 4 smartphones sold in the period. Out of 210 million smartphones sold in...


Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

14 May, 2013 | comments (18)

The Galaxy line of devices is on a roll as of late and doesn't look as if it needs a breather. After the Galaxy S4 hit the ground running we've heard of a water-resistant Galaxy S4 Activ a camera-based Galaxy S4 Zoom (that might have 10x zoom) and...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (29)

Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom have been heating up lately, but we are still not 100% sure whether that's a smatphone with a zoom lens or it's a new Galaxy Camera, which uses the S4 name merely for marketing purposes. The device was...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (68)

The water-resistant S4 valiant dubbed Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Activ was just certified by the Bluetooth SIG and its user agent profile showed up on Samsung's site. The Bluetooth certification doesn’t give us much, not even a confirmation on the...


Samsung plans to offer 5G services by 2020

Samsung plans to offer 5G services by 2020

13 May, 2013 | comments (110)

Samsung, the South Korean manufacturer has successfully developed a core technology of the 5G network and the company is aiming to bring the service to consumers by 2020. The latest wireless technology will enable users to access faster data...

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Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

13 May, 2013 | comments (34)

Samsung's fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone was launched with two color options - Black Mist and White Frost. The South Korean manufacturer's 2013 flagship might soon be available in a new color variant, though, according to a leaked...


Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

12 May, 2013 | comments (72)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has been rumored for quite some time and now, alleged images of the smartphone have surfaced online. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is said to sport a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 256ppi....