Samsung Galaxy S5 available on Flipkart for Rs 53,499

By on April 11, 2014 at 10:31 AM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 available on Flipkart for Rs 53,499

Samsung might have announced the Galaxy S5 a few weeks ago, but the phone goes on sale globally today. The pricing was not decided at the time of the phone's launch but was indicated to be between Rs 51,000-53,000. While the official announcement is yet to be made, online retailer Flipkart has listed the phone on its website for Rs 53,499. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition available in India for Rs 30,000

By on April 10, 2014 at 1:13 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition available in India for Rs 30,000

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Black Edition, announced earlier this year, is now available in India at the same price as the Galaxy S4 — Rs 30,000. The Black Edition was announced earlier this year as a part of the company’s strategy to spam users with different variants of a device. More →
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How Not To: Sturdiness test on Samsung Galaxy S5 fails; Battery punctures

By on April 9, 2014 at 9:39 PM.

How Not To: Sturdiness test on Samsung Galaxy S5 fails; Battery punctures

There are very kind souls on the Internet who meticulously open new devices to check the internals. Then there are YouTube users who would put their devices through physical torture in order to prove the sturdiness. And then there are these people who would just try way too hard! But yes, their work doesn't go waste either. And one such YouTube user shows how not to check the sturdiness of the Samsung Galaxy S5. More →
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Samsung forecasts profit drop for second straight quarter

By on April 8, 2014 at 7:52 PM.

Samsung forecasts profit drop for second straight quarter

Samsung Electronics today posted estimated first quarter operating profits of 8.4 trillion won ($7.96 billion), marking a second straight year-on-year decline as global smartphone sales slow. The estimate was in line with market expectations of operating profits between 8.14 trillion won and 8.63 trillion won for the January-March period at the world's largest mobile phone maker. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Style vs Motorola Moto G: Features and specifications compared

By on April 8, 2014 at 7:42 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style vs Motorola Moto G: Features and specifications compared

Samsung today announced yet another mid-range offering, the Galaxy Ace Style, with its key highlight being the Android 4.4 KitKat software version on-board. So far, Motorola’s Moto G has been the only smartphone in India to boast the KitKat flavor in this segment. Knowing that Moto G is already getting raving reviews and is doing extremely well in the market, we pitted the Galaxy Ace Style against the Motorola’s phone to compare the two on the basis of their specification details. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S5 review roundup

By on April 8, 2014 at 3:17 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 review roundup

The Samsung Galaxy S5, which was first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year, is all set to hit store shelves on April 11. First reactions were a mixed bag of sorts as everyone expected the South Korean company to unleash a monster of a device but it turned out to be an evolutionary update at best. But that’s not to say the Galaxy S5 is an insignificant update either. With the first reviews surfacing online, let’s see how the flagship device performs in the real world. More →
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Samsung Galaxy tablet with 10.5-inch display leaked

By on April 8, 2014 at 2:33 PM.

Samsung Galaxy tablet with 10.5-inch display leaked

Samsung is reportedly working on a 10.5-inch tablet, specs of which have been leaked online by SamMobile. According to the leaked document, the tablet codenamed SM-T800 will come with a Super AMOLED display with 2560x1600 pixels resolution. The SM-T800 will be a Wi-Fi only tablet however Samsung might as well launch another variant of the tablet with SIM card support. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Ace Style launched with Android 4.4 KitKat: Features, specifications and comparison

By on April 8, 2014 at 12:47 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style launched with Android 4.4 KitKat: Features, specifications and comparison

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Ace Style smartphone to take on the mid-range offerings from other brands. The key attraction in the smartphone is that it comes with Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box, which is rare on the smartphones in mid-range segment. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S5 heart rate monitor vs heart rate sensing app running on Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5S [Video]

By on April 8, 2014 at 11:59 AM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 heart rate monitor vs heart rate sensing app running on Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5S [Video]

One of the unique features on the Samsung Galaxy S5 was the heart rate sensor placed just below the camera at the back. But does the sensor actually work, or is it just a gimmick of sorts? YouTube user Macmixing has put up a video that compares the heart rate sensor on the Galaxy S5 with a heart rate sensing app running on the Galaxy S4 and the iPhone 5S. More →
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Samsung reportedly working on a stand-alone Gear Solo smartwatch with SIM card

By on April 8, 2014 at 11:33 AM.

Samsung reportedly working on a stand-alone Gear Solo smartwatch with SIM card

Samsung has reportedly been working on a new, stand-alone Gear smartwatch that would come with SIM card slot to allow a user to make calls from the smartwatch itself, without needing to sync or connect it with a phone. The Korea Herald has spotted Samsung’s patent application for the Gear Solo filed with the Korean Intellectual Property Office, which hints at the device in the making. More →
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