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The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

29 January, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung has just announced the latest member in its Galaxy range of Android device, the Galaxy Express. In case the name sounds familiar, it's because Samsung has already used it before for a phone available on AT&T's network in the US. This...


Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

28 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note II, is one of the most popular devices currently on the market. The powerful 5.5" phablet normally carries a price tag of $249.99 but right now it is being offered for the way nicer $99.99 by...


Gas leak in Samsung plant kills one, injures four

Gas leak in Samsung plant kills one, injures four

28 January, 2013 | comments (40)

A leak of hydrofluoric acid in a Samsung semiconductor plant in Hwaseong, Korea led to the death of one maintenance worker and caused injuries to four others. Yesterday, at around 11 local time a 500 liter tank of hydrofluoric acid started...

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Samsung readying a 1080p smartphone for AT&T

Samsung readying a 1080p smartphone for AT&T

28 January, 2013 | comments (52)

The SGH-I337 has been spotted on a Samsung UAProf, which indicates that an upcoming device for AT&T belongs in the fullHD-display realm, and could very well be the the next Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S IV. This years' CES saw a notable...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Duos I8262 for the Chinese market

Samsung announces Galaxy Duos I8262 for the Chinese market

27 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Duos I8262 smartphone in China. The device has been designed exclusively for the local market and is unlikely to ever become available elsewhere. The Galaxy Duos I8262 will be powered by Android 4.1 Jelly...

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Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

25 January, 2013 | comments (74)

Samsung and Apple have posted strong Q4 numbers with smartphone shipments reaching tens of millions of units, but as IDC points out in its latest report they were the only winners in 2012. Two Chinese companies have now made it to the top 5 of the...


Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset

Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset

25 January, 2013 | comments (93)

The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset caused a lot of excitement and the SamsungExynos Twitter account is slowly fanning the flames with little teasing tidbits of info like this image of the chipset. It’s a 3D render of the SoC rather than a photo of...


Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

25 January, 2013 | comments (31)

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Xcover 2, an IP67-certified Android phone. It improves an all the specs of its predecessor, from a bigger screen to a more powerful processor. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 has a 4” WVGA TFT screen, dual-core 1GHz...


Samsung Q4 reports is out: profits reach record $6.6 billion

Samsung Q4 reports is out: profits reach record $6.6 billion

25 January, 2013 | comments (59)

Samsung, the South Korean manufacturing giants and the current cellphone market leader, has revealed its financial results of the fourth quarter of 2012. The reported revenues for the whole company were 56.06 trillion won, a 7% quarterly...

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Samsung outs Galaxy Grand for South Korea with quad-core CPU

Samsung outs Galaxy Grand for South Korea with quad-core CPU

24 January, 2013 | comments (41)

Samsung already announced the international version of the Galaxy Grand, but today it showed its home market som love by unveiling a special quad-core version of the phone for it. The quad-core Galaxy Grand has its CPU clocked at 1.4GHz and...


Apple-Samsung patent ruling to be reviewed by the ITC

Apple-Samsung patent ruling to be reviewed by the ITC

24 January, 2013 | comments (48)

The US International Trade Commission will review ruling, which could lead to an import ban on few devices from Samsung. The ITC will be reviewing the preliminary ruling, which found the Samsung smartphones and few tablets breaching upon the...


WP8 phone Samsung Ativ Odyssey hits Verizon tomorrow

WP8 phone Samsung Ativ Odyssey hits Verizon tomorrow

23 January, 2013 | comments (14)

Samsung is bringing its budget Windows Phone 8 handset for Verizon, the Samsung Ativ Odyssey, tomorrow. The phone costs $50 after a $50 mail-in rebate and you have to sign a two-year contract, of course. The Ativ Odyssey boasts 4G LTE...


Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update starts rolling out in Spain

Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update starts rolling out in Spain

23 January, 2013 | comments (158)

Earlier this month we learned that Samsung will soon start rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to the venerable Galaxy S II in the coming weeks. The rollout has now begun and Spain is one of the first countries to get the update, with...


Will a Samsung Unpacked event reveal the Galaxy S IV in  March?

Will a Samsung Unpacked event reveal the Galaxy S IV in March?

22 January, 2013 | comments (89)

It’s been fairly clear for a while now that the Samsung Galaxy S IV flagship will not be announced at the MWC, but will have its own dedicated event (just like the S III got). Asia Economy claims that this particularly Samsung Unpacked event is...


Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

22 January, 2013 | comments (18)

Leaks usually give us a peek at upcoming high profile phones, but every now and then the little guys get talked about in the rumor mill too. TechnoBuffalo got a hold of a part of Samsung’s roadmap of unannounced Android devices, which might show up...


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Grand goes official in India

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Grand goes official in India

22 January, 2013 | comments (103)

Samsung Galaxy Grand, which was announced in December 2012, has now received its official announcement in India. The 5" smartphone with dual-SIM functionality has been priced at Rs. 21500 (about $400). Samsung Galaxy Grand features a 5" WVGA...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini is getting an NFC edition

Samsung Galaxy S III mini is getting an NFC edition

21 January, 2013 | comments (32)

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S III mini back in October, but the promised NFC-capable version didn't launch along with the vanilla one. It seems though that the company has resolved whatever issues prevented it from launching the NFC-enabled mini and...


Windows Phone 7.8 official rollout to start on January 31

Windows Phone 7.8 official rollout to start on January 31

21 January, 2013 | comments (99)

We already lost count of all the rumors, confirmations and denials of the Windows Phone 7.8 update. The update itself got so overhyped that we are sure some users will be left disappointed, when it arrives. Anyway, according to Windows phone...


Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Xcover successor at MWC 2013

Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Xcover successor at MWC 2013

18 January, 2013 | comments (40)

Samsung could showcase the successor to its rugged S5690 Galaxy Xcover smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. Going by the code name Skomer the S7110 Galaxy Xcover 2 is rumored to pack a bigger 4" screen of WVGA (480 x...


Titanium Gray Samsung Galaxy Premier launched in Taiwan

Titanium Gray Samsung Galaxy Premier launched in Taiwan

18 January, 2013 | comments (31)

You may remember the Samsung Galaxy Premier that was announced back in October last month. The phone has a 4.65-inch, HD Super AMOLED display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8 megapixel camera and Android Jelly Bean, and is essentially a variation of...