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Samsung Galaxy E3, J3, J5 and J7 names already patented

Samsung Galaxy E3, J3, J5 and J7 names already patented

26 January, 2015 | comments (0)

Samsung is hard at work expanding its device lineup. During the last few months it became clear that the Korean tech giant is starting a brand new A-series lineup, an E-series, as well as a J-series. The A lineup already has two members- the Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge pre-orders start in Canada

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge pre-orders start in Canada

26 January, 2015 | comments (6)

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which launched in the US back in November, will be available in Canada soon. While there’s no word on the price and availability date, the device is up for pre-order on Best Buy, with the listing suggesting that both...

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Samsung tipped to be the main chipset supplier for next iPhone

Samsung tipped to be the main chipset supplier for next iPhone

26 January, 2015 | comments (38)

Around 75% of the application processors that would power the next generation iPhone will be supplied by Samsung, according to a report from South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper, which cited unidentified sources in the semiconductor...

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Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 in India

Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 in India

25 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Samsung will manufacture the Tizen-based Z1 smartphone in India. The Korean giant launched the affordable device in the country earlier this month. The device’s manufacturing process will take place in Samsung’s Noida facility in India....

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Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

24 January, 2015 | comments (63)

The September launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has provided Apple with solid ground to maintain its ruling position on the US market. A newly published survey by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reports that a dominating 50% of phone...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack a 20MP camera with OIS

Samsung Galaxy S6 to pack a 20MP camera with OIS

24 January, 2015 | comments (59)

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 is a regular visitor to the rumor mill. This time, industry insiders from the Samsung Electro-Mechanics (SEM) subsidiary hint that the top-end smartphone will pack a 20MP main camera with optical image...

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Qualcomm to provide Samsung with a modified Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm to provide Samsung with a modified Snapdragon 810

24 January, 2015 | comments (96)

The Snapdragon 810 was set on to be the chipset of choice for the majority of this year's flagships, but persistent rumors of overheating problems have shaken Qualcomm's dominant position. Reports surfaced, stating that Samsung will opt for its...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 will be getting a 64-bit CPU bump too

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 will be getting a 64-bit CPU bump too

23 January, 2015 | comments (8)

It was just yesterday we saw the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T333) running on a Snapdragon 410 chipset, offering a performance upgrade over the previous generation Snapdragon 400 chip and also a future-proof 64-bit processor. The specs of the...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is getting a 64-bit version

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is getting a 64-bit version

22 January, 2015 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab series has yet to break into the 64-bit world, but it seems that the Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 will get a Snapdragon 410-based refresh. The company has used this chipset in several of its Galaxy A devices, plus a handful of others....


LG denies any Snapdragon 810 heating issue on the G Flex 2

LG denies any Snapdragon 810 heating issue on the G Flex 2

22 January, 2015 | comments (70)

While there have been recent concerns over the heating issues of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset, LG, who is using the same processor on its upcoming G Flex 2, doesn't seem to have any problem. At a press event for the G Flex 2, LG vice...

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Galaxy S6 to debut on March 2 at MWC, executive confirms

Galaxy S6 to debut on March 2 at MWC, executive confirms

21 January, 2015 | comments (55)

A Samsung senior official has been quoted in Korean media, stating that the company's next flagship, the Galaxy S6, will indeed be announced at the MWC in Barcelona, specifically on March 2. What's more, Samsung has developed several prototypes and...


Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge won’t be water resistant

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge won’t be water resistant

21 January, 2015 | comments (64)

In an apparent attempt to increase its profit margins, Samsung is reportedly doing away with the IP certification from the non-Active models of its upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S6. This, in layman's terms, means that the device, as well as its all...

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Samsung tests new 7-inch tablet, bigger ones could be 4:3

Samsung tests new 7-inch tablet, bigger ones could be 4:3

20 January, 2015 | comments (29)

Last week we told you about a few purported new tablets that Samsung was rumored to be working on. Their model numbers leaked, but today we have another yet unheard of slate making its way to India for testing purposes. The Samsung SM-T239 has a...

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Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

20 January, 2015 | comments (91)

In the year 2014 the world saw an increased number of smartphones shipped but overall little change in the top three vendors. Samsung has been the leader for some time now but is seeing its market share slowly reduced by the likes of tough...


Samsung Galaxy S6 tipped to arrive with 4GB of RAM

Samsung Galaxy S6 tipped to arrive with 4GB of RAM

19 January, 2015 | comments (134)

According to a report in Korean media, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 will feature 4GB of RAM. The story is based on statements from analysts in Korea’s financial sector. So far, all signs have pointed that the successor of Samsung Galaxy S5...


Samsung Galaxy S6 with dual-edge display allegedly confirmed

Samsung Galaxy S6 with dual-edge display allegedly confirmed

19 January, 2015 | comments (50)

A new report allegedly all but confirms that Samsung Galaxy S6 will feature a version with curved edge-like display on both sides. The upcoming handset’s screen will mark a step forward from the currently available Samsung Galaxy Note Edge....


Samsung Galaxy S6 to have glass back panel, not metal unibody

Samsung Galaxy S6 to have glass back panel, not metal unibody

19 January, 2015 | comments (143)

Building the Galaxy S6 from the ground up has been Samsung's strategy all along following criticism of the lineup's lack of premium feel. A metal unibody was one way to go, and seemed confirmed by leaked images and supposed insider quotes. A...

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Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE launches this week, supports 450Mbps

Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE launches this week, supports 450Mbps

19 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE in a low-profile announcement later this week. The first phone to support Cat. 9 LTE for theoretical download speeds of up to 450Mbps will however be available only in its home market. The...

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Samsung J1 price revealed ahead of announcement

Samsung J1 price revealed ahead of announcement

19 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Keen on having strong presence in each segment, the Samsung has another member of it's budget club prepping for launch. The Samsung J1 is not yet officially announced but a photo and a price tag have popped up on a Russian online store. While...

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Official Android 5.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked

Official Android 5.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked

19 January, 2015 | comments (29)

A new Lollipop ROM has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and this time it appears legitimate. The files were posted on a Chinese forum and unsurprisingly were quickly picked up by the XDA community and spread like wild fire. Lollipop on the Galaxy S4...

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