News tagged "Samsung"

GSMArena.com site search

Galaxy S4 to help Samsung double its market share lead

Galaxy S4 to help Samsung double its market share lead

21 March, 2013 | comments (89)

Samsung is looking to take an even larger lead over the competition this year, thanks largely to its new Galaxy S4 flagship. In 2011, just two short years ago, Nokia was the top dog in terms of phones sold, holding some 30% of the market. Then...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Here's the Samsung Galaxy S4 versions breakdown by countries

Here's the Samsung Galaxy S4 versions breakdown by countries

21 March, 2013 | comments (307)

Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 with an Exynos 5 Octa chipset, but what the presenters didnít say during the announcement is that a lot of countries will be getting the Snapdragon 600 version instead. And itís not just North America...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 to ship with Snapdragon 600 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S4 to ship with Snapdragon 600 in the UK

20 March, 2013 | comments (178)

Samsung has already confirmed the Galaxy S4 flagship will ship with Snapdragon 600 chipset in the USA, Canada and Sweden. Today the UK joins the markets where the Galaxy S4 won't be powered by the company's own Exynos 5 Octa platform. Since its...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 production cost estimated at $244

Samsung Galaxy S4 production cost estimated at $244

20 March, 2013 | comments (140)

In its usual fashion, IHS iSupply has posted its virtual teardown of the Galaxy S4 revealing an estimate of its bill of materials (BOM). The company believes that the materials for the HSPA+ version of the Galaxy S4 costs $236, which when added to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 of violating its eye-tracking patent

LG accuses Samsung Galaxy S4 of violating its eye-tracking patent

19 March, 2013 | comments (182)

At the day of the Galaxy S4 event, LG officially announced its Smart Video feature for the Optimus G Pro, and later Samsung touted a similar Smart Pause feature for its flagship. As a result, LG says Samsung violates its eye-tracking patent...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Misc


US, Canada and Sweden getting Snapdragon 600 based Galaxy S4

US, Canada and Sweden getting Snapdragon 600 based Galaxy S4

18 March, 2013 | comments (101)

The Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 is the first smartphone with an octa-core processor or at least in some regions. As expected, the North American versions of the phone will use a Snapdragon chipset instead (a 600 to be precise). So, both the US and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

18 March, 2013 | comments (218)

Today we got some spicy information concerning all Samsung Galaxy owners, regardless of the type of gadget they have - a smartphone or a slate. It's a list showing which devices will be getting the Android 5.0 and which will end with the upcoming...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 gets priced in the UK, will cost you £529 SIM-free

Samsung Galaxy S4 gets priced in the UK, will cost you £529 SIM-free

18 March, 2013 | comments (49)

Samsung's recently launched fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone has been the talk of the town for its powerful specifications and amazing features. At the official announcement, Samsung Mobile chief JK Shin, mentioned the availability of the...


Samsung Galaxy S4 launch price in Europe - Ä600-700

Samsung Galaxy S4 launch price in Europe - Ä600-700

17 March, 2013 | comments (112)

An Italian website has received some insider's information about the retail, unsubsidized price of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Our fellow journalists say Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone will cost Ä699 at launch in Italy. What's more, the handset...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Motorola X not a phone, but a brand to rival the Galaxy lineup

Motorola X not a phone, but a brand to rival the Galaxy lineup

16 March, 2013 | comments (126)

Up until recently, the rumors regarding the Motorola X Phone suggested it was a single device that the Google-acquired smartphone maker was working on. However, the online gossip from a Motorola insider says that Motorola X will be brand, similar to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 US price revealed, 16GB model to cost $579

Samsung Galaxy S4 US price revealed, 16GB model to cost $579

16 March, 2013 | comments (230)

At the official Galaxy S4 announcement in New York on Thursday, Samsung Mobile chief JK Shin mentioned the phone will hit store shelves at the end of April, but didn't say anything about the pricing. Well, the beans have been sort of...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 demand 40% higher than Galaxy S III's in UK

Samsung Galaxy S4 demand 40% higher than Galaxy S III's in UK

15 March, 2013 | comments (268)

The UK retailer Phones4U announced an interesting detail about the consumer interest in the newly unveiled Galaxy S4. Apparently the number of customers who registered their interest in the Samsung latest flagship is 40% higher than the number of...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 software goodies to hit Galaxy S III as well

Samsung Galaxy S4 software goodies to hit Galaxy S III as well

15 March, 2013 | comments (99)

In an interview with PC Mag, Samsung VP of Portfolio Planning, Nick DiCarlo revealed that many software features found on the Galaxy S4 will make their way to the Galaxy S III via firmware updates. Features like the S Translator, S Health,...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


Samsung Galaxy S III global sales reach 50 million

Samsung Galaxy S III global sales reach 50 million

15 March, 2013 | comments (62)

Samsung's golden run at the top, started with the Galaxy S smartphone and ever since then, the company hasn't looked back. Samsung's Galaxy S series have been the most popular Android devices in market and the South Korean company has reached...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


Samsung Electronics appoints two new CEOs, now has three

Samsung Electronics appoints two new CEOs, now has three

15 March, 2013 | comments (25)

Two of Samsung's highest ranked executives - the presidents Boo-keun Yoon and J.K. Shin - have now been announced as co-CEOs of Samsung Electronics. This move stems from acknowledging the three true pillars of Samsung's business and the need for...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Galaxy S4 to come with wireless charging in some markets

Galaxy S4 to come with wireless charging in some markets

15 March, 2013 | comments (56)

As it turns out the Samsung Galaxy S4 flagship comes with support for the Qi wireless charging standard. Samsung said nothing about this at yesterday's event in New York, but some observant guys found wirelessly charging Galaxy S4 units at the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 set to release in the UK on April 26

Samsung Galaxy S4 set to release in the UK on April 26

15 March, 2013 | comments (51)

The latest Galaxy flagship from Samsung, the S4, is set to hit a wide range of UK carriers. O2, EE, Orange, T-Mobile, Three, Vodafone and Tesco Mobile will be selling the devices, as well as a bunch of online retailers including Carphone Warehouse...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official with new screen and CPU

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official with new screen and CPU

15 March, 2013 | comments (559)

Samsung just released its latest flagship - the Galaxy S 4. It packs a new 4.99" Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which adds up to a pixel density of 441ppi. The screen still a new PenTile matrix, though it probably won't...


Galaxy S4 will hit 327 carriers in 155 countries, rollout starts in April

Galaxy S4 will hit 327 carriers in 155 countries, rollout starts in April

15 March, 2013 | comments (135)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 just got unveiled in New York's Radio City Music Hall and all over the world via YouTube. And if things weren't global enough we've got the availability details. Few companies can do it like Samsung, which definitely...

Tags: Samsung, Android


JK Shin unhappy with US market share, stays loyal to Android

JK Shin unhappy with US market share, stays loyal to Android

15 March, 2013 | comments (21)

Hot on the heels of the Galaxy S IV announcement, Samsung mobile chief J.K.Shin has spoken to WSJ, sharing his insights on the current state of the company, the smartphone market and what lays ahead for the months to come. Asked why New York...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc