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Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

Meizu: Software update to enable true-octa core on all Exynos 5s

11 September, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa chipsets available now on the market can't actually utilize all eight cores at the same time. Both 5410 and 5420 chips can use either the four Cortex-A7 cores or the four Cortex-A15 at a time. Samsung has decided to fix this...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

Tizen 3.0 spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy S III

11 September, 2013 | comments (31)

It seems like it will take forever for Samsung to announce an actual smartphone running its Tizen platform. However, this doesn't stop the company from making new versions of its home brewed mobile operating system, as screenshots of the new Tizen...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

11 September, 2013 | comments (46)

Word out of Korea is that a Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is in the works for release in the Korean market next month. The delayed release of the updated version is due to Samsung not wanting to interfere with sales...

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Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

10 September, 2013 | comments (84)

After teasing it earlier, Samsung has unveiled the latest refresh to its Exynos 5 chipsets. Bringing what the Koreans call Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP), the new Exynos 5 Octa big.LITTLE chip (that powers the likes of its Galaxy S4 flagship)...

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Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

10 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 rocking a Snapdragon 800 chipset and Adreno 330 has cropped up again, this time on GFXBench's database and has posted pretty impressive scores. The device is the international version of the E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Korean...


Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

09 September, 2013 | comments (76)

We doubt that when Samsung took gamble with Galaxy Note phablet back in 2011, it imagined it will become quite the success it is today. In fact, the company has managed to sell more than 38 million Galaxy Note I and II devices already, making the...

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Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

07 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced the pricing and availability of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on its network. The phablet will become available to Verizon subscribers on October 10. The 32GB Galaxy Note 3 is going to cost $299.99 with a two year...

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Samsung Exynos chipset to get another update

Samsung Exynos chipset to get another update

07 September, 2013 | comments (81)

Samsung Exynos chipsets have been having somewhat of a rough time lately. First the Exynos 5 Octa 5410 couldn't deliver the Snapdragon-smashing performance everyone was expecting from it, while the refreshed 5420 version is yet to hit the shelves in...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

06 September, 2013 | comments (117)

We've got some early camera samples from the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which we were able to snatch off the Samsung booth at the IFA 2013 floor. While we like to step outside for these matters we were still happy to see how the 13 MP snapper on the...

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Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

06 September, 2013 | comments (14)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is all over the news today in the US as AT&T has opened its pre-order page for the phablet, Verizon has said it will do so today as well, while T-Mobile says it will open up pre-orders soon. AT&T expects to ship the...


Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

04 September, 2013 | comments (293)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been officially announced today at IFA 2013 in Berlin, complete with 4K UHD video recording at 30fps. As expected, the device sports a 5.7-inch fullHD display of the Super AMOLED variety. It runs on a 2.3GHz...


Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

04 September, 2013 | comments (55)

The hotly anticipated Samsung "Unpacked 2" event at IFA, Berlin is about to begin soon and you can watch how things unfold live here. Samsung will be announcing its third-generation Galaxy Note phablet along with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in...


Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

03 September, 2013 | comments (55)

Someone managed to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note III, make a list of all its APKs take a couple of screenshots and even run an AnTuTu test ahead of tomorrow's announcement. The phablet reports itself as Samsung N9005 running Android...


Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

02 September, 2013 | comments (32)

This just in: from a press conference held by KT Cordporation, formerly known as Korea Telecom, we learn that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III phablet will carry a Snapdragon 800 chip inside. The network provider is the first to officially...


Samsung outs IFA 2013 teaser video

Samsung outs IFA 2013 teaser video

02 September, 2013 | comments (27)

Samsung official IFA 2013 video teaser is out now. The Korean manufacturer teases us with a glimpse of what's happening inside its labs and how the latest technology is being developed. Did you ever wonder where all this Galaxies comes from? How...

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Samsung Galaxy Gear live photos leak prior to IFA

Samsung Galaxy Gear live photos leak prior to IFA

01 September, 2013 | comments (230)

A prototype Samsung Galaxy Gear unit found itself in the hands of our colleagues from Venturebeat who got to spend some time with the smartwatch and spilled some beans about it along the way. So, here it is. What you see above is a snapshot...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III developer unit leaks

Samsung Galaxy Note III developer unit leaks

01 September, 2013 | comments (100)

The developer unit of Samsung Galaxy Note III has just leaked online. Those pre-announcement units are handled to various carriers and developers for testing purposes, the device packs the same internals as the final product but conceals the...


Galaxy Note III to hit UK on Sept 16, Xperia Z1 on Sept 24

Galaxy Note III to hit UK on Sept 16, Xperia Z1 on Sept 24

31 August, 2013 | comments (67)

Samsung is doing great job so far keeping the Galaxy Note III phablet under wraps and we are yet to see leaked pictures of the actual device. However we spotted renders, specs, panels, different model rumors, and, most recently a launch...


LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom launches across Europe

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom launches across Europe

30 August, 2013 | comments (49)

Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 Zoom back in June and unleashed its 3G version worldwide in July. It's just now though Samsung is releasing the LTE-capable version of the S4 Zoom. The LTE Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is completely identical with the...

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Cheaper Galaxy Note III with LCD and 8MP cam is in the works

Cheaper Galaxy Note III with LCD and 8MP cam is in the works

30 August, 2013 | comments (104)

The latest rumors coming from Korea suggest Samsung is trying to lower the cost of the Galaxy Note III phablet for the emerging markets by replacing some internals with cheaper components. To achieve a price cut, the Galaxy Note III will lose the...