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Samsung Galaxy S III Duos goes official in China

Samsung Galaxy S III Duos goes official in China

22 February, 2013 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the most popular smartphones in the market beyond any shadow of a doubt. As a testimony to its success, Samsung has officially launched the dual-SIM version of its flagship device. Samsung Galaxy S III Duos...


Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Star is in the works

Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Star is in the works

20 February, 2013 | comments (48)

Remember Samsung's cheap featurephone Star lineup? It seems the series is getting a reboot and this time it'll be getting a proper OS. As the latest rumor has it Samsung is developing a low-end smartphone called Galaxy Star with similar specs to...


Apple iPhone 5 and 4S top global smartphone shipments for Q4 2012

Apple iPhone 5 and 4S top global smartphone shipments for Q4 2012

20 February, 2013 | comments (365)

According to the latest report from the Strategy Analytics, Apple iPhone 5 was the best-selling smartphone in the world for the the fourth quarter of 2012. Surprisingly, the second spot was taken by Apple's iPhone 4S, leaving the Samsung's...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Samsung Galaxy S4 to be unveiled on March 14 in New York

Samsung Galaxy S4 to be unveiled on March 14 in New York

18 February, 2013 | comments (309)

We just got yet another report that the Samsung Galaxy S IV will be announced in mid March. The rumored upcoming flagship smartphone of the South Korean manufacturer is going to be unveiled on March, according to a report by Mobile Review's Eldar...


Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note now available

Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note now available

18 February, 2013 | comments (675)

The Android Jelly Bean update for the Samsung N7000 Galaxy Note is finally available for download. Its rollout is gradual as usual, but users from lots of countries around the globe are already getting their notifications. The update brings the...


Analyst: Samsung to manufacture 100 million Galaxy S IV phones

Analyst: Samsung to manufacture 100 million Galaxy S IV phones

14 February, 2013 | comments (441)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV is guaranteed to be one of the hottest sellers and after crushing the numbers, analysts have predicted that the next Samsung flagship might cause headaches to Apple. Peter Misek from Jefferies & Company wrote a note to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Rumors


Samsung announces REX series of features phones in India

Samsung announces REX series of features phones in India

14 February, 2013 | comments (78)

Samsung has launched a new range of budget feature phones in India. Called the REX, the series includes four models: REX 60, REX 70, REX 80 and REX 90. The REX 60 is the cheapest of the lot and has a 2.8-inch QVGA resolution resistive...


Samsung and Apple held 52% of the smartphone market in Q4

Samsung and Apple held 52% of the smartphone market in Q4

13 February, 2013 | comments (70)

Gartner, the popular analyst company has released its quarterly report, which shows that Samsung and Apple continue their domination in the smartphone market, while the third place is up for grabs. Sales report of Q4 and 2012...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Huawei


Samsung to keep the physical home button on the Galaxy S IV

Samsung to keep the physical home button on the Galaxy S IV

13 February, 2013 | comments (195)

According to recent reports in South Korean newspaper Korean daily, Samsung has decided to keep the physical Home button for its Galaxy S IV upcoming flagship. If the reports are true, this means that Samsung will indeed keep the two capacitive...


Alleged Galaxy S IV benchmark scores surface online

Alleged Galaxy S IV benchmark scores surface online

13 February, 2013 | comments (84)

Benchmark results of what is alleged to be the upcoming Galaxy S IV have appeared online. The results have been uploaded on popular benchmarking tool GLBenchmark's website, which also lets us compare it with some of the other devices...


Samsung retains top spot in the Chinese market

Samsung retains top spot in the Chinese market

11 February, 2013 | comments (31)

The Samsung dominance in the Chinese market continues as the company has retained its No.1 spot for yet another year, according to a report from the market researcher iResearch. The great sales of the mid-range smartphones have played a major...

Tags: Samsung


Samsung starts testing Jelly Bean firmwares for Galaxy Ace 2

Samsung starts testing Jelly Bean firmwares for Galaxy Ace 2

10 February, 2013 | comments (116)

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, the successor of the popular Galaxy Ace smartphone might get the much awaited Jelly Bean update siib. As expected, the Galaxy Ace 2 will be skipping on ICS to get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Samsung has already started...


Alleged image from HTC One ultrapixel camera surfaces 

Alleged image from HTC One ultrapixel camera surfaces 

10 February, 2013 | comments (50)

HTC's upcoming flagship device was rumored to feature a stacked sensor with ultrapixels and HTC itself reinforced the rumors by promising new sound and camera experience in 2013. Now, an alleged image taken with the HTC One (or M7 as it was...


Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

10 February, 2013 | comments (116)

It's no secret that Samsung is dominating the Android market, but the margin of its lead might be a bit surprising to some. According to a report from mobile analytics firm Localytics, the Koreans account for eight of the top 10 Android devices in...


Samsung rolls out Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S II I9100G

Samsung rolls out Jelly Bean update for Galaxy S II I9100G

08 February, 2013 | comments (146)

Samsung has released the latest Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy S II I9100G, which is based off the TI-OMAP 4430 chipset rather than the Exynos that the standard Galaxy S II runs on. The new update to Jelly Bean brings with it all of the recent...


Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

08 February, 2013 | comments (40)

Analysts at Canalys are done crunching the numbers and released a report on the state of mobile phones in the final quarter last year. Phone shipments (438.1 million units in total) were flat year on year, but that’s at the expense of feature...


Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

07 February, 2013 | comments (89)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV remain as elusive as ever, but this time we get a glimpse of some camera samples, which were accidentally uploaded on Google+. One of the photos shows a Samsung branded desk calendar, so chances are, these are coming...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

07 February, 2013 | comments (23)

We have seen pink colored versions of Samsung's smartphones before. There was the pink Galaxy S III and then the pink Galaxy Note before that. Now it's the turn of the new Galaxy Note II to go pink. The entire front and back of the phone gets...


ITC to rule on Apple's complaint against Samsung on August 1

ITC to rule on Apple's complaint against Samsung on August 1

06 February, 2013 | comments (38)

Apple and Samsung are fighting a fierce patent war on several fronts, but one of those engagements will be resolved in the beginning of August. Originally scheduled for January 23, the final ruling will decide if Apple will win the US import ban...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to be announced on March 15

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to be announced on March 15

06 February, 2013 | comments (245)

Samsung's next generation Galaxy S flagship smartphone will be launched on March 15, according to a "trusted" insider, who has confirmed the arrival to SamMobile. Earlier, an internal raffle doc leak at a New Zealand retailer had suggested that the...