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Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy Note units in Korea

Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy Note units in Korea

16 January, 2014 | comments (69)

Samsung has just passed a milestone in its domestic market - South Korea. The manufacturer has achieved 10 million Samsung Galaxy Note units sold in its home country. The milestone was achieved in just three years since the inception of the...

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Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

16 April, 2013 | comments (143)

Sony didn't keep its promise to deliver the Xperia S Jelly Bean update by the end of March and understandably angered quite a few users. According to a leaked update roadmap for the French carrier SFR, the Xperia S update will finally launch in...

Tags: Sony, 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 (217)

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...

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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 Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get 4.1.2 in March

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get 4.1.2 in March

02 February, 2013 | comments (184)

Samsung Ukraine has announced that it will start rolling out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update to some of its devices from March. The first ones to get this update is the Galaxy S II as well as the Galaxy Note. The Galaxy S II, as you may know,...


Android 4.1.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 goes live

Android 4.1.2 update for Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 goes live

15 January, 2013 | comments (231)

The original Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 is now in the process of receiving the 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update, with users in Poland reporting successfully downloading the update via Samsung's KIES software. Besides the usual array of optimizations...


Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

31 December, 2012 | comments (82)

Samsung has achieved yet another sales milestone for its Galaxy Note II phablet. After reaching 5 million units sold only two months after its launch, Samsung has also reportedly shifted 1 million devices in Korea alone. The Samsung Galaxy...


Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

17 December, 2012 | comments (58)

A security issue has been identified on Android devices running Samsung's Exynos processors, which includes phones such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Note and the Note II (international models). The issue was identified by an xda-developers...


New JB ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note leaks, supports Multi-View

New JB ROM for Samsung Galaxy Note leaks, supports Multi-View

05 November, 2012 | comments (43)

A couple of weeks ago we saw the first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note leak, version N7000XXLS2, but now SamMobile claim that they have the real deal straight from Samsung's servers and that the previos ROM was a system...


Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in India and Germany

Samsung launches Galaxy Note II in India and Germany

27 September, 2012 | comments (176)

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note II in India and Germany. In India the phone is being priced at ₹39,900 (around $750) whereas in Germany the phone will be sold for 699. In case you're not aware of this device, the Galaxy Note II...


August 29 event confirmed to be a Galaxy Note 2 launch event

August 29 event confirmed to be a Galaxy Note 2 launch event

03 August, 2012 | comments (49)

It was just a while ago that we reported that Samsung has been sending out invites for their Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2012 event in Berlin. What was unknown in this mystery invite, however, was which product will be announced at this event,...


Android ICS 4.0.4 for the Samsung Galaxy Note now seeding

Android ICS 4.0.4 for the Samsung Galaxy Note now seeding

11 July, 2012 | comments (296)

Samsung is working hard this summer. It already started rolling out the ICS updates for its Galaxy Tab lineup and the Galaxy S II, but it seems the phoneblet inbetween hasn't been forgotten either. Right after seeding the 4.0 ICS update for the...


Android 4.0 update now rolling to AT&T Galaxy Note

Android 4.0 update now rolling to AT&T Galaxy Note

10 July, 2012 | comments (18)

AT&T is finally rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to the Galaxy Note in the US. Although the international version received this update a while ago, those using the AT&T version can now join the fun as well. Just like the...


Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

Samsung Galaxy Note II launch supposedly set for this fall

20 June, 2012 | comments (80)

The original Samsung Galaxy Note was a big hit for Samsung, selling some 7 million units since coming on the market late last year. Rumors abound that its next iteration will come this October, in anticipation of a fall release date for rival tech...


Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

Samsung responds to Galaxy S II / Note eMMC bug problem

15 June, 2012 | comments (91)

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S II or the Galaxy Note and are a regular member of the xda-developers forum, you may already be aware of a bug with some of these devices where erasing the eMMC could hard brick your phone. This problem would surface...


A 5.5-inch Galaxy Note 2 allegedly scheduled for October 2012

A 5.5-inch Galaxy Note 2 allegedly scheduled for October 2012

04 June, 2012 | comments (144)

Samsung scored a huge hit with their Galaxy Note, a combinatio of phone and tablet which was released late last year, featuring a large 5.3 inch screen complete with stylus. To date, some 7 million Galaxy Notes have been sold globally. It seems...


Sony Xperia P caught in the wild, benchmarked too

Sony Xperia P caught in the wild, benchmarked too

02 May, 2012 | comments (38)

Greek tech site DigitalLife got hold of an Xperia P ahead of its launch and decided to put it through a number of benchmarks to see what its chipset is made of. The ST-Ericsson U8500 chipset should, in theory, be quite similar to the Exynos 4210...


GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

25 April, 2012 | comments (68)

If you've been following our reviews, then you're undoubtedly familiar with the extensive array of tests we subject any device which finds itself under our critical gaze in the GSMArena Labs. Today, we're proud to announce the test results now have...

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Samsung Galaxy S III to have a home button, 5-column UI

Samsung Galaxy S III to have a home button, 5-column UI

10 April, 2012 | comments (156)

In today's issue of Galaxy S III Rumors Daily: Samsung has decided on keeping the hardware home button on its next Galaxy flagship. Apparently the topic was under heavy discussion over at Samsung HQ and the decision was made right before the...


Pink Samsung Galaxy Note goes on sale in South Korea

Pink Samsung Galaxy Note goes on sale in South Korea

09 April, 2012 | comments (45)

We got a whiff of this pink Galaxy Note back in February but did not have any concrete launch dates back then. We do now. Samsung has officially launched the pink Galaxy Note in the South Korean market, although according to The Verge, the...