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Samsung Galaxy Folder leaks again, named Galaxy Golden

Samsung Galaxy Folder leaks again, named Galaxy Golden

03 August, 2013 | comments (155)

It seems Samsung is actually going to really do that clamshell Android smartphone after all. When we first saw it, we were hoping that the Galaxy Folder is merely a dead prototype, but a new live image suggests it's actually still in development...


Android 4.3 rolling out for Galaxy S4 and One Google Play edition

Android 4.3 rolling out for Galaxy S4 and One Google Play edition

03 August, 2013 | comments (45)

The Google Play editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One are receiving an OTA update that will upgrade them to Android 4.3. The update arrives merely a week after it was officially announced and started rolling out for the Nexus devices....

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


Official Android 4.2.2 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II Plus leaks

Official Android 4.2.2 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II Plus leaks

01 August, 2013 | comments (56)

We already know that Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgrade will be the last major update for the Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy S II smartphones. But the good news is the wait is almost over and Samsung might soon start seeding the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung outs dual-mode LTE  Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini versions

Samsung outs dual-mode LTE Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini versions

31 July, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung has made big claims regarding its readiness to support developing LTE markets, and its most recent announcement of two new Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini variants supporting both FDD and TDD LTE networks confirms that sentiment. As global...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note II  with Snapdragon 600 goes official

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 goes official

29 July, 2013 | comments (31)

The Snapdragon 600-powered Samsung Galaxy Note II that leaked some days ago is the real deal. The sped-up version was just announced by China Mobile, the largest carrier in China. The device is designated N7108D. The new Samsung Galaxy Note...

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Samsung testing the Galaxy Note III in three screen sizes?

Samsung testing the Galaxy Note III in three screen sizes?

28 July, 2013 | comments (89)

According to a listing of Indian logistics website Zaumba, the Samsung has began testing the Galaxy Note III in three different screen sizes. If Zaumba is to be believed, Samsung hasn't yet decided wether the Galaxy Note III should pack a 5.5", 5.7"...


IDC: Apple and Samsung lose market share in Q2

IDC: Apple and Samsung lose market share in Q2

26 July, 2013 | comments (158)

According to the latest figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) market analysis, Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the smartphone market. However, the companies have seen their shares slip in Q2 of this year compared to what they had...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, LG, Lenovo


Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III leak, 5.7-inch display confirmed

Specs of Samsung Galaxy Note III leak, 5.7-inch display confirmed

26 July, 2013 | comments (232)

The upcoming Galaxy Note phablet has been doing the rounds in the rumorland for quite a while now. The specifications of the third generation Galaxy Note have appeared several times and now we have an official confirmation from a Samsung insider, in...


Samsung Galaxy S4 in Purple Mirage pictured

Samsung Galaxy S4 in Purple Mirage pictured

26 July, 2013 | comments (52)

Samsung recently announced a few new colors for its flagship smartphone. The Galaxy S4 was initially launched in two color options - Black and White, but the new announce meant it will also be getting Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage, Red Aurora, Brown...

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Samsung announces record $8.5B profit for Q2

Samsung announces record $8.5B profit for Q2

26 July, 2013 | comments (47)

Samsung announced a record $8.5 billion in operating profit, beating the $8.3 billion guidance it released early this month. That's up from the $7.9 billion from the previous quarter and $5.8 billion from the year ago quarter. Net profit was $6.99...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Exynos 5 Octa 5420 is 20% faster, set to star in the Galaxy Note III

Exynos 5 Octa 5420 is 20% faster, set to star in the Galaxy Note III

23 July, 2013 | comments (67)

Following the teaser last week, Samsung has finally unveiled the new Exynos 5 Octa chip and shared some more details about it. The new Exynos 5 Octa 5420, which is likely to power the Samsung Galaxy Note III, is retaining its ARM big.LITTLE...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

22 July, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung launched its second-generation Galaxy Note phablet last Fall and we are already waiting for its Galaxy Note III successor to come. It appears, though that the Koreans aren't done with their previous-gen phablet according to a leaked...


Samsung Galaxy S III spotted running Android 4.3

Samsung Galaxy S III spotted running Android 4.3

22 July, 2013 | comments (53)

According to leaked information from Samsung R&D in India, Samsung is simultaneously developing Jelly Bean 4.2.2 and 4.3.0 updates, and the former could be dropped altogether if Jelly Bean 4.3 is officially announced this week by Google. These...


Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 shows up with a new paint job

21 July, 2013 | comments (26)

Samsung launched its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone in two color options - Black and White. The South Korean manufacturer recently added a bit more variety in the form of four new colors: Blue Arctic, Purple Mirage, Red Aurora, Brown Autumn and Pink...


Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 appears in AnTuTu tests again

20 July, 2013 | comments (77)

Not content with just two versions of its Galaxy S4 flagship (Active, mini, zoom aside), Samsung created a third version - a South Korea-exclusive S4 with Snapdragon 800. We’re getting more and more indications that there will be an international...


Galaxy Note II to skip Android 4.2.2 and go straight for 4.3

Galaxy Note II to skip Android 4.2.2 and go straight for 4.3

19 July, 2013 | comments (57)

Australian carrier Telstra has received a confirmation that the Samsung Galaxy Note II 4G model will skip Android 4.2.2 and will be updated straight to the 4.3 Jelly Bean. It doesn't seem to be a regional thing either - all Galaxy Note II units...


Samsung I9192 Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM goes on sale

Samsung I9192 Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM goes on sale

19 July, 2013 | comments (68)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini in its dual-SIM incarnation (I9192) is already on sale from multiple online stores in multiple countries. Amazon US carries the Galaxy S4 mini dual-SIM at $483, but there are only 20 units available at that price and...


Enhanced Exynos 5 Octa unveiled, on its way to Galaxy Note III

Enhanced Exynos 5 Octa unveiled, on its way to Galaxy Note III

18 July, 2013 | comments (229)

Samsung has just announced an enhanced version of its Exynos 5 Octa chipset. Currently the Octa chipset is available only on the I9500 Galaxy S4 flagship. The second generation Exynos 5 Octa might be called Exynos Evolved and will be officially...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Galaxy Ace 3 goes on sale in the US, UK stock due in September

Galaxy Ace 3 goes on sale in the US, UK stock due in September

18 July, 2013 | comments (20)

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 was unveiled last month. It's the successor of one of the most popular mid-range droids, but represents a pretty minor update over it. Built around a 4.0" WVGA TFT display and running Android 4.2.2, the Galaxy Ace 3 comes...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 surfaces

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 surfaces

18 July, 2013 | comments (189)

Samsung Galaxy S4 is currently available in two variants internationally - with Snapdragon 600 and Exynos 5 Octa internals. There's another version, the Galaxy S4 LTE-A, which launched in South Korea with a Snapdragon 800 chipset and LTE-Advanced...