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Phones4U offers 32GB microSD card, flip case with S III preorders

Phones4U offers 32GB microSD card, flip case with S III preorders

17 May, 2012 | comments (43)

It seems that the UK is a great place to get a Samsung Galaxy S III - Phones4U is the latest retailer to offer a little something extra if you place your orders there. If you pre-order an S III, you'll get a free 32GB microSD card along with a...


HTC Desire C benchmarked ahead of release

HTC Desire C benchmarked ahead of release

16 May, 2012 | comments (19)

Constantly in the limelight these days, the HTC Desire C just won't keep out of the headlines. The smartphone is not even released yet, but curious (and lucky) fellow journalists have already put it through its paces with the usual benchmark...


NTT Docomo announces dual-core Samsung Galaxy S III (SC-06D)

NTT Docomo announces dual-core Samsung Galaxy S III (SC-06D)

16 May, 2012 | comments (33)

Unsurprisingly, the summer lineup of the Japanese carrier NTT Docomo includes the high-profile Samsung Galaxy S III. What caught our eye, however, is that the Japanese version makes use of a dual-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 1.5GHz processor (MSM8960)...


UK customers to get the Galaxy S III a day early

UK customers to get the Galaxy S III a day early

16 May, 2012 | comments (47)

Samsung have announced that eager customers who pre-order the upcoming Galaxy S III flagship from the Samsung Brand Store in Westfield Stratford City, can receive their device a day before its official release date – specifically on May 29th at...


Dual-core Snapdragon S4 confirmed for Verizon Galaxy S III

Dual-core Snapdragon S4 confirmed for Verizon Galaxy S III

14 May, 2012 | comments (61)

Looks like people in the US willing to grab the upcoming Galaxy S III won't be treated to its quad-core Exynos variant. Instead, latest evidence points to a dual-core Snapdragon S4 powering the Galaxy S III for Verizon. This is further confirmed...


Samsung outs the Galaxy Proclaim for the US

Samsung outs the Galaxy Proclaim for the US

14 May, 2012 | comments (26)

Samsung unveiled its latest entry-level Android smartphone to launch through Net10 and StraightTalk on the Verizon network. Dubbed the Galaxy Proclaim, this Droid unfortunately runs Gingerbread on its slightly curved 3.5"h HVGA display with a...


Samsung introduces C3782 Evan – a budget dual-SIM

Samsung introduces C3782 Evan – a budget dual-SIM

14 May, 2012 | comments (35)

Samsung has introduced a new addition to the DUOS lineup – the budget C3782 Evan. The phone supports quad-band GSM/EDGE networks and comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA display, a 3 megapixel snapper, FM radio, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm audio jack and a microSD...

Tags: Samsung, Dual SIM


Galaxy S III has PenTile AMOLED because it lasts longer

Galaxy S III has PenTile AMOLED because it lasts longer

11 May, 2012 | comments (177)

After the Galaxy S III announcement many people, including us, were wondering why Samsung decided to use a PenTile Super AMOLED screen instead of an Super AMOLED Plus unit. Well, a Samsung spokesman has explained why. The reason turned out to be...


Samsung announces WP7.5 Refresh-running S7530 Omnia M

Samsung announces WP7.5 Refresh-running S7530 Omnia M

11 May, 2012 | comments (36)

Samsung has just announced the I8350 Omnia M smartphone running on Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh. Oddly, the handset has the same model number as the I8350 Omnia W, but comes with different specs. Update:Samsung contacted us and cleared out the model...


Possible 4G LTE and new Exynos for the Galaxy S III on Rogers?

Possible 4G LTE and new Exynos for the Galaxy S III on Rogers?

10 May, 2012 | comments (27)

It has been widely speculated that the North American version of the new Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S III, would run on the Snapdragon S4 chipset rather than the Exynos 4 Quad found in the international version. This is largely due to the LTE...


Samsung SPH-L300 LTE-enabled droid with Snapdragon S4 leaks

Samsung SPH-L300 LTE-enabled droid with Snapdragon S4 leaks

10 May, 2012 | comments (76)

Photo of an LTE-enabled Samsung droid, called SPH-L300 leaked along with some basic specifications. Its model number suggests that the handset is headed to Sprint in the US, but there's no info on a possible release date. The design of the phone...


Samsung Galaxy Note finally gets the official Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung Galaxy Note finally gets the official Ice Cream Sandwich

10 May, 2012 | comments (427)

Now we've been waiting, and waiting, and waiting for this update to finally come. We even braved to try a leaked ROM to see how ICS would feel like on the Note. What can we say, even the Cyanogen team managed to produce a custom ICS ROM for the...


Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD will not hit AT&T's shelves

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD will not hit AT&T's shelves

09 May, 2012 | comments (25)

This is hardly a shocker given the fact that the device in question got unveiled a cool four months ago during CES. AT&T and Samsung have decided to abandon the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD. Apparently, the launch of the AT&T...


Developer device running Tizen OS gets hands-on treatment

Developer device running Tizen OS gets hands-on treatment

08 May, 2012 | comments (84)

We have been hearing about Tizen for quite a while now but The Handheld Blog has gotten some hands-on time with a developer unit running the OS. At first glance Tizen looks quite familiar to the TouchWiz implementation on Android but there...


AT&T announces Samsung Focus 2 - LTE-enabled WP7 on the cheap

AT&T announces Samsung Focus 2 - LTE-enabled WP7 on the cheap

07 May, 2012 | comments (44)

AT&T just unveiled the Samsung Focus 2, which you might recognize as the mysterious Samsung Mandel that leaked a few days ago. The Focus 2 is Samsung's first LTE-enabled WP smartphone and the third one on AT&T's network (AT&T is quick to brag that...


You can sign up for updates on US Galaxy S III (but not pre-order)

You can sign up for updates on US Galaxy S III (but not pre-order)

04 May, 2012 | comments (52)

Yesterday, Samsung announced that its brand new flagship, the Galaxy S III, will hit Europe on May 29. Availability in the US will come some time in June - and you can now sign up for updates on the Samsung US web site. The sign up page has a...


New WP-powered Samsung 'Mandel' images leak

New WP-powered Samsung 'Mandel' images leak

04 May, 2012 | comments (44)

We first heard about the Samsung Mandel at the end of last year, when it got out that both Samsung and HTC were planning on launching a pair of LTE-enabled Windows Phones sometime in 2012, most likely by the end of Q2. Whether or not the Mandel...


Carphone Warehouse: pre-order Galaxy S III, get a free Tab 10.1

Carphone Warehouse: pre-order Galaxy S III, get a free Tab 10.1

04 May, 2012 | comments (47)

The Samsung Galaxy S III deals for the UK keep rolling in - Carphone Warehouse have it up for pre-order both on contract with several carriers and SIM free. Here's the kicker - if you go for the on-contract option, you'll be getting a free Samsung...


Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

04 May, 2012 | comments (105)

Looks like it's a grim time to be a mobile phone manufacturer if you are not Apple or Samsung. According to the latest report by Asymco, Apple and Samsung accounted for 99 percent of the total mobile phone profits, with HTC taking the remaining 1...


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III coverage wrap-up

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III coverage wrap-up

03 May, 2012 | comments (204)

The first Samsung Unpacked event for this year is now over and, just as expected, it was all about the new Samsung Android flagship. After months of rumors, the I9300 Galaxy S III finally went official and it looks like it has what it takes to pick...