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Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note now available

Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note now available

18 February, 2013 | comments (676)

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...


Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

06 February, 2013 | comments (8)

Amazon has got a treat today for those of you in the US hoping to score a new Galaxy S III or Note II on a bargain price. The catch is Currently the Galaxy Note II can be yours on a two-year Sprint deal for a penny under $140 in either Titanium...


Samsung to start mass production of the 5

Samsung to start mass production of the 5" 1080p display this month

06 February, 2013 | comments (57)

We know that Samsung is working on a 5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display for Q1 of this year – it was on a roadmap on its booth. Now DDaily is reporting some more concrete dates – according to industry sources, the display will enter mass production...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S II Plus now available, starts at €315

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus now available, starts at €315

05 February, 2013 | comments (29)

The Samsung Galaxy S II is soon to be replaced by the recently announced Galaxy S II Plus model. The new mid-range smartphone is based on a different (and as we found out way more efficient) chipset and has a new finish, but offers similar...


Samsung announces Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame

Samsung announces Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame

05 February, 2013 | comments (70)

Samsung has announced two new Android smartphones aimed at the lower end of the smartphone market. Called the Galaxy Young and the Galaxy Fame, neither of these phones are going to set benchmark tests on fire but then again, they aren't meant...