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Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

14 April, 2015 | comments (46)

A report due out later today has analyzed how much it costs for Samsung to build each and every Galaxy S6 edge unit. And it turns out that the smartphone boasting that unique curved screen is the most expensive ever - in terms of manufacturing costs...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

31 March, 2015 | comments (69)

Samsung's websites for Finland and Denmark are giving us some interesting information about which devices the company plans to bring Android Lollipop to next. As you may know, the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5, Galaxy...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 gets update with new KNOX, mute

Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 gets update with new KNOX, mute

24 March, 2015 | comments (66)

The Samsung I9500 Galaxy S5 received Android 5.0 Lollipop early this year, a hefty 1.05GB update. Now it's receiving a smaller update, which keeps the Android version at 5.0.1, but Samsung KNOX goes from version 1.0 to v2.0. Another change is...


Android Lollipop update for Galaxy S5 and S4 put on hold

Android Lollipop update for Galaxy S5 and S4 put on hold

11 March, 2015 | comments (161)

Samsung, like most major mobile players, has been keeping busy with the whole Lollipop update frenzy. Naturally, various delays and hiccups are expected, especially across devices in different regions. Samsung Norway, might have gotten into more...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 10

The Top 10 trending phones of week 10

08 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Three of the most anticipated phones of 2015 were unveiled at the MWC, which naturally caused a stir in our Top 10 trending chart. The trio climbed to the top and interestingly pulled in the iPhone 6 along. These changes disrupted Samsung's hegemony...

Tags: Sony, Android


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

27 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Samsung continues to dominate the popularity rankings, now the top 9 devices are all Samsung (there were 8 last week). Not all Galaxy phones though, the Samsung Z1 still clings on to fame, though it slipped from 4th to 8th place. The Top 10...


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

22 February, 2015 | comments (36)

The Samsung domination in our weekly chart is breaking records and this week the Korean company's phones have managed to throw out arch-rival iPhone 6 completely. Apparently no force is strong enough to bring the Lumia 535 down and the Microsoft...


Lollipop update now seeding to Exynos Galaxy S4 in India

Lollipop update now seeding to Exynos Galaxy S4 in India

10 February, 2015 | comments (568)

Samsung has already updated the GPE model and the I9506 Galaxy S4 with Android 5 Lollipop. It recently begun seeding Lollipop to the Exynos-based I9500 Galaxy S4 flavor in Russia, too. As promised, the I9500 is the next major Samsung Galaxy S4...


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

01 February, 2015 | comments (53)

We saw a few launches this week, but the topic of conversation was usually the latest pre-MWC leak of this flagship or that. No new product managed to shake up the Top 10 chart of trending phones and there was generally little movement as phones...

Tags: Misc


Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9500) getting Lollipop in Russia

Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9500) getting Lollipop in Russia

31 January, 2015 | comments (70)

Following in the footsteps of the Galaxy Note 3, the Samsung Galaxy S4 (I9500) is making the jump to Android 5.0 Lollipop in Russia. The update weighs in at a hefty 1.05GB and has restrictions for the internal storage. The Android 5.0...


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

25 January, 2015 | comments (30)

This week was light on new product launches, especially after the hectic week we had before that. Some of the new devices shot up into the Top 10 though interest quickly cooled off leading to some pretty big shifts in the leaderboard. The Top...

Tags: Misc


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

18 January, 2015 | comments (28)

It the uneventful weekend days, when no official announcements take place, your desire for technology needs to be satisfied otherwise. Always devoted to keeping you entertained and well informed, we here at GSMArena.com are launching a new...


Samsung confirms Lollipop updates for Galaxy S4, Note 2

Samsung confirms Lollipop updates for Galaxy S4, Note 2

23 December, 2014 | comments (230)

A rather interesting page has come to our attention, which reveals new information on Samsung's plan for Android Lollipop rollout. The URL in question comes from the Finnish section of Samsung.com, so it is about as reputable a source as it can get....

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop build gets shown off on video

07 November, 2014 | comments (70)

We have seen an internal build of the Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the Samsung Galaxy S5, courtesy SamMobile. Now they have managed to get their hands on an internal Lollipop build for the older Galaxy S4, and have a video for us to see...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 to get Lollipop early next year

Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 to get Lollipop early next year

03 November, 2014 | comments (59)

The current Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S5, will be getting Android 5.0 Lollipop, it was even demoed on video. Last year's flagship will not be left out, sources claim the Galaxy S4 will be updated too. The question then is "which S4?" since there...


A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

14 October, 2014 | comments (167)

Today we got some good news about the Samsung Galaxy owners worldwide. A leaked roadmap spilled the beans on the Samsung Android 4.4.4 KitKat update schedule. As the table reveals the 4.4.4 update has already been completed for the Galaxy S5,...


Galaxy S5 and Note 4 may get Android L by early December

Galaxy S5 and Note 4 may get Android L by early December

18 September, 2014 | comments (36)

Android L is undoubtedly going to be released by Google before the end of this year, and as more time passes you might be inclined to ask yourself when or if your particular device will get updated. With Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Note 4, it's clearly...


HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 shows up in the Netherlands

HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 shows up in the Netherlands

06 August, 2014 | comments (30)

The HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 made yet another unscheduled appearance. After getting caught in a press image last week, the yet to be announced handset quietly showed up on the website of a Dutch wireless carrier, thus suggesting that the...


Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

15 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Ever think about picking up one of Verizon's prepaid plans, but you were put off by the lack of LTE phone support? Well Big Red has finally loosened up and allowed users rocking LTE capable handsets on its prepaid smartphone plans. There are some...


Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...