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Samsung Galaxy S5690 Xcover preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy S5690 Xcover preview: First look

GSMArena team, 03 September 2011

The Samsung S5690 Galaxy Xcover brings a touch of class and authority to a lineup of durable dumb phones for the outdoor enthusiasts. It’s arguable whether it can take as much bashing as its less sophisticated siblings, but this rugged smartphone is trying to combine the best of both worlds...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 01 September 2011

Last year’s IFA is where the tale of Samsung and tablets started and now the company is ready to open a new chapter and it’s one we couldn’t be more excited about. The SuperAMOLED screens were one of the best things to ever happen to the smartphone industry and now they have landed on slates as well. Meet the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7...


Samsung S5360 Galaxy Y preview: First look

Samsung S5360 Galaxy Y preview: First look

GSMArena team, 1 September 2011

Smartphones at parent-friendly prices mean that a kid's first phone can be a smartphone, just like dad’s. The Samsung S5360 Galaxy Y is part of Samsung's youth-oriented Galaxy Y lineup and promises the Android experience at a bargain...


Samsung S8600 Wave 3 preview: Exclusive first look

Samsung S8600 Wave 3 preview: Exclusive first look

GSMArena team, 30 August 2011

Samsung's top Bada phone has reached the third iteration - the S8600 Wave 3 maintains the slim, metal body tradition of its predecessors and goes back to SuperAMOLED (four whole inches of it). Bada OS itself has made the jump to a new...


Samsung Galaxy W I8150 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy W I8150 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 29 August 2011

With the latest of Android and TouchWiz, the Samsung Galaxy W I8150 takes a support-and-assist role to the company’s flagship – the S II. The Galaxy W is powered by the same 1.4GHz processor we know from the Galaxy S Plus...


Samsung Exhibit 4G review: Droid on display

Samsung Exhibit 4G review: Droid on display

GSMArena team, 15 August 2011

As far as Android phones are concerned, Samsung seems to have all the bases covered in the United States. From the Samsung Gravity SMART, all the way to the Galaxy S family of devices, there is a droid for every taste and budget. In the Samsung family of Android phones, the T-Mobile exclusive Exhibit 4G...


Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 review: In shape droid

Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 review: In shape droid

GSMArena team, 09 August 2011

You may have a hard time finding this one in the deluge of entry-level smartphones, for which Samsung is in no small part responsible. Don't worry, it will find you. The Samsung Galaxy Fit will be ready and set well before...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S Plus review: Enter the Snapdragon

Samsung Galaxy S Plus review: Enter the Snapdragon

GSMArena team, 28 July 2011

Someone has just finished off a six-pack of energy drinks. The Samsung Galaxy S plus is nearly identical to the original Galaxy S, save for the different chipset, which packs a faster 1.4GHz processor. Samsung's bespoke Hummingbird....


Samsung Gravity SMART review: Smarter direction

Samsung Gravity SMART review: Smarter direction

GSMArena team, 20 July 2011

Samsung Gravity has been a successful line of affordable, slide-out QWERTY messengers for T-Mobile for several years now. With the latest addition to the family, Samsung not only improves the package, but takes it in a whole...


Samsung I9103 Galaxy R preview: First look

Samsung I9103 Galaxy R preview: First look

GSMArena team, 30 June 2011

The Galaxy S lineup is no stranger to versioning - the original Galaxy S relied on half a dozen different editions to achieve its market success. Its successor will obviously take a similar path as we just got its first body double in the face of the Samsung I9103 Galaxy R...


HTC Sensation vs. Galaxy S II vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head

HTC Sensation vs. Galaxy S II vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head

GSMArena team, 16 June 2011

Time to lace up the gloves and step inside the ropes again. A new dual-core competitor, the HTC Sensation, is challenging the current crop of flagship droids with its fast new chipset, high-res screen...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 14 June 2011

Samsung are really taking tablets seriously these days. They already have three offerings this year. The other two are more compact, but it's the Galaxy Tab 10.1 that will lead the team ahead in enemy territory. The trio surely has one hard...


Samsung Galaxy S i9001 Plus preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy S i9001 Plus preview: First look

GSMArena team, 09 June 2011

It’s a Galaxy S facelift with just enough of a speed boost to make it 2011 ready. It has a 1.4 GHz Snapdragon processor and the latest version of Android: 2.3.3 Gingerbread. The Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus is heading...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 03 June 2011

By losing an inch of screen diagonal and reducing the weight to something you might actually be able to hold longer than 5 minutes, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 hopes to convert more people to the tablet cause. Those who found the 7” Galaxy Tab too limiting and the 10.1” slates too heavy to take anywhere other than your couch will certainly appreciate the effort...


Galaxy S II vs. Galaxy S Plus vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head revisited

Galaxy S II vs. Galaxy S Plus vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head revisited

GSMArena team, 03 June 2011

Are you ready for more heavyweight droid action, with superclocked punches thrown around and more blood on the floor? It’s time for round two of our dual-core battle of the flagships. The Samsung Galaxy S II and the LG Optimus 2X...


Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 review: Utility droid

Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 review: Utility droid

GSMArena team, 31 May 2011

Samsung’s QWERTY messengers have not exactly been setting the world on fire. They have done well though to set the scene for this one. The Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 follows on the heels of Omnia and Corby. It puts Android in...


Samsung Infuse 4G review: Extra legroom

Samsung Infuse 4G review: Extra legroom

GSMArena team, 20 May 2011

In America, it is widely believed that bigger is better. Or so Samsung must have thought when they decided to launch the phone with the biggest and brightest screen first in the United States, and with the biggest network – AT&T...


Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II review: Brightest star

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II review: Brightest star

GSMArena team, 13 May 2011

It looks like the point where it all ends. A galaxy outgrowing its own limits. An explosion of energy and speed. An overdose of smartphone power. A phone that makes you love the smell of Android in the morning. The likes of Samsung I9100. Update: Samsung Dive overview added...


Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 review: Average Gio

Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 review: Average Gio

GSMArena team, 06 May 2011

It’s devices like the Samsung Galaxy Gio that helped Android gain so much ground in so little time. They are a better bargain than the uber-smartphone and find their way into people’s pockets a lot easier. With that goal...


Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II preview: Second encounter

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II preview: Second encounter

GSMArena team, 13 April 2011

Having earned its place in the Android hall of fame, the original Galaxy S can start thinking about retirement. And these won’t be thoughts of fear and worry. With a replacement on its way, the veteran can look forward to getting the respects it deserves...


Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X: Head to head

Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X: Head to head

GSMArena team, 08 April 2011

Ah, the power of dual-core processors – it lets you do cool stuff like buttery-smooth multitasking, exciting 3D portable gaming or Full HD videos. The latest Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II packs the new Exynos chipset, which pairs...


Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 Review: Right on the mini

Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 Review: Right on the mini

GSMArena team, 16 March 2011

Minis are supposed to be the cheaper, stripped down version of the bigger and superior gadgets. There’s a long list of bigger and superior siblings for the Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 to choose from but it has its own two feet to stand...


Samsung S3850 Corby II preview: First look

Samsung S3850 Corby II preview: First look

GSMArena team, 08 March 2011

Feature phones have been busy adding more features to their arsenal in a bid to survive the onslaught of cheap smartphones. The Samsung S3850 Corby II is one such phone. Corby put a bargain price on touchscreen...


Samsung S5260 Star II review: In the making

Samsung S5260 Star II review: In the making

Stefan Vazharov, 25 February 2011

You must remember this one – maybe not by face but certainly by name. The Samsung S5260 Star II has some big shoes to fill: over 10M units sold propelled the predecessor to Stardom. The original Samsung Star was one of the...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 review: Ace in the hole

Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 review: Ace in the hole

GSMArena team, 23 February 2011

The Samsung Galaxy Ace can get far with a name like this but it isn’t going any further than its comfortable midrange spot. You know, if you want the best seat in the house you need to move the cat. The Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 is a... Updated: VGA video sample


MWC 2011: Samsung overview

MWC 2011: Samsung overview

GSMArena team, 13 February, 2011

The MWC kicked off a day early for Samsung. The company held a press event at Palau Sant Jordi hall in Barcelona, introducing the I9100 Galaxy S II smartphone and Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.Understandably, given the popularity of the Galaxy S lineup...


Samsung Google Nexus S review: Royal droid

Samsung Google Nexus S review: Royal droid

GSMArena team, 11 February, 2011

Another year, another heir to the Droid throne – and Google are trying to be democratic about it. Which is a roundabout way of saying they’re not monogamous. For the Nexus One, Google teamed up with HTC. This time around, they...


Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL review: Through different eyes

Samsung I9003 Galaxy SL review: Through different eyes

GSMArena team, 2 February 2011

Success breeds imitation and we have the next Galaxy SL remake to bear witness. But make no mistake about it – the Samsung I9003 is not just another clone, with changes running skin deep. We are talking a new screen, CPU and a different battery here...


Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 Preview: First Look

Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 Preview: First Look

GSMArena team, 28 January 2011

Mini phones are a hot commodity. They are desirable and fill a market gap of small, easy-to-carry devices, which can lift mountains despite their size. Now Samsung wants to have a go at that market with the Galaxy Mini S5570...


Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 26 January 2011

Well, you’ve met the family, now here is one of the new kids on the block. Midrange Froyo deserts for all it is, and the Samsung Galaxy Ace leads the gang. In an attempt to bring smartphone sales even higher, Samsung is ...