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Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

04 April, 2014 | comments (8)

Finally hopping on the bandwagon after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and US Cellular have all had their say, Verizon is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 on pre-order. The device will cost you $199.99 on a two-year deal, $599.99 sans commitment or for...


Samsung showcases Galaxy Ace Style in Germany

Samsung showcases Galaxy Ace Style in Germany

03 April, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style is yet to be officially announced, but the company has jumped the gun and has showcased its latest Galaxy Ace device in Hamburg, Germany. The design language of the newest mid-range offering remain identical to other Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S5 zoom photo leaks, to be called K Zoom

Samsung Galaxy S5 zoom photo leaks, to be called K Zoom

03 April, 2014 | comments (38)

We were expecting Samsung to decorate its Galaxy S5 smartphone with the usual spin-offs like the Active, mini and Zoom. What we didn't expect was for Samsung to shift to a whole new naming scheme but according to a new leak the Galaxy S5 Zoom will...


Samsung device with QHD screen appears on GFXBench

Samsung device with QHD screen appears on GFXBench

03 April, 2014 | comments (34)

A new Samsung device has cropped up on GFXBench's device list. The device goes by the name SM-G906S, which is quite similar to the Galaxy S5 model name (SM-G900 for the international Snapdragon-powered version). The SM-G906S sports a QHD (2560 x...


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to have 4.5

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini to have 4.5" 720p display, 8MP camera

02 April, 2014 | comments (82)

We all know Samsung is going to release mini and Zoom versions of its Galaxy S5 flagship, just like it did for the Galaxy S4 last year. There is even a rumor Samsung is prepping an Active version, but this is yet to be confirmed. The Galaxy S5...


Samsung Galaxy S5 sells well in Korea ahead of impending ban

Samsung Galaxy S5 sells well in Korea ahead of impending ban

02 April, 2014 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 went on sale last week despite the Korean manufacturer's wishes. The local carriers' hands were however forced due to a sales ban imposed for violating laws that regulate phone subsidies. The 45 day ban starts on April 5, so...

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Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1

Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1

01 April, 2014 | comments (48)

Samsung was expected to unveil its Galaxy Tab 4 series at the MWC 2014, but it didn't happen. Now, however the company has taken care of that and has officially announced its new thinner and lighter Galaxy Tab 4 series consisting of three devices -...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 hits the US ahead of schedule

Samsung Galaxy S5 hits the US ahead of schedule

01 April, 2014 | comments (39)

SK Telecom has launched the Samsung Galaxy S5 on March 27 in South Korea, way ahead of the official April 11 release date. There is a very good reason for the carrier to do so - it has an upcoming 45 day ban of acquiring new customers starting April...

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Lava Iris 550Q is official, packs a 5.5

Lava Iris 550Q is official, packs a 5.5" 720p display

01 April, 2014 | comments (17)

Lava has announced its latest phablet the Iris 550Q. It packs a 5.5" IPS display of 720p resolution and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM. The Iris 550Q comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of box and Lava is kind enough to...

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Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

01 April, 2014 | comments (77)

In its most recent court spat, Samsung will be looking to key Google engineers to testify in its favor, and provide evidence that Android was developed independently of iOS. Jury selection begins this week in the most recent of a long series...


Alleged specs and launch details of Samsung Ativ SE emerge

Alleged specs and launch details of Samsung Ativ SE emerge

31 March, 2014 | comments (20)

Purported specs and launch details for the upcoming Samsung Ativ SE made the rounds on the web. The Verizon-bound smartphone is rumored to launch at some point next month. The Samsung Ativ SE is tipped to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC,...


Samsung Galaxy S5 gets rooted ahead of its global launch

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets rooted ahead of its global launch

28 March, 2014 | comments (75)

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5 is yet to go on sale across the globe, but the developers at XDA-Dev forum have already figured out a way to gain root access to the smartphone. The procedure would only work on the international...

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Case maker confirms Lumia 1820, Galaxy S5 zoom, S5 mini

Case maker confirms Lumia 1820, Galaxy S5 zoom, S5 mini

27 March, 2014 | comments (27)

Since it's fashionable for case makers to leak unannounced phones, Noreve put out pages for leather cases for three phones the Nokia Lumia 1820, Samsung Galaxy S5 mini and Galaxy S5 zoom. The cases will be available "online very soon". In case...


Samsung Galaxy S5 hit Korea today to preempt sales ban

Samsung Galaxy S5 hit Korea today to preempt sales ban

27 March, 2014 | comments (21)

South Korean regulators caught the country's carriers violating laws that impose the maximum subsidy for a phone. The resulting 45 day ban of acquiring new customers that starts on April 5 would interfere with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S5 on...

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Samsung launches Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear Neo and Fit in India

Samsung launches Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear Neo and Fit in India

27 March, 2014 | comments (109)

Samsung has launched the Galaxy S5 smartphone, along with the Gear 2, Gear Neo and Gear Fit smartwatches in India. The Galaxy S5 will be priced between INR 51,000 ($848) and INR 53,000 ($881). The exact pricing will be announced later but...

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Samsung loses patent trial against Apple in Japan

Samsung loses patent trial against Apple in Japan

26 March, 2014 | comments (67)

Tokyo District Court Judge Koji Hasegawa ruled that Apple's iPhone 4S, 4, and iPad 2 did not infringe on a data communications patent held by Samsung. The Korean company had claimed that the Apple devices were violating its intellectual...

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Samsung having production issues with the Galaxy S5

Samsung having production issues with the Galaxy S5

25 March, 2014 | comments (123)

There have been some rumors about production issues with Samsung's Galaxy S5. First, one of their factories caught fire, damaging some of their stock and production equipment. Now, there are reports indicating that Samsung is having difficulty...

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Samsung SM-G870 Galaxy S5 Active surfaces

Samsung SM-G870 Galaxy S5 Active surfaces

25 March, 2014 | comments (36)

The trustworthy @evleaks tipster has delivered yet another interesting rumor. Apparently Samsung is working on a SM-G870 model, which should be released as Galaxy S5 Active. The Galaxy S5 flagship was announced at the MWC in Barcelona last month....


T-Mobile US pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5 is now live

T-Mobile US pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5 is now live

24 March, 2014 | comments (31)

Today T-Mobile US has started its pre-order campaign for the Galaxy S5, just as it was announced a few days ago. AT&T and US Cellular were the first to offer the smartphone on pre-order, but all carriers will start shipping it in time for the...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs surface, 20MP camera in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs surface, 20MP camera in tow

24 March, 2014 | comments (46)

Now that the Galaxy S5 is already official and headed to the shelves, Samsung is finally able to shift its attention to its stablemates. It appears that the second smartphone to join the Galaxy S5 lineup will be the camera centric Samsung Galaxy S5...