Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specifications revealed in benchmarks

By on August 17, 2014 at 1:29 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specifications revealed in benchmarks

With just about a fortnight left before Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 launch event, more details are emerging about Samsung's flagship phablet. A new benchmark listing all but confirms most of the Galaxy Note 4 specifications. More →
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Samsung buys home automation firm SmartThings for around $200 million

By on August 15, 2014 at 4:21 PM.

Samsung buys home automation firm SmartThings for around $200 million

Back in July, it was reported that Samsung was looking at entering the Internet of Things arena with a proposed plan to buy SmartThings. The deal has finally gone through, and while neither of the companies has revealed the financial details of the deal, it is said to be worth around $200 million. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 price and specifications leaked ahead of unveiling on September 3

By on August 15, 2014 at 12:32 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 price and specifications leaked ahead of unveiling on September 3

Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy Note 4 phablet at a pre-IFA event in Berlin on September 3. With less than a month for the launch event, a trigger-happy Indonesian e-commerce site called Erafone has listed the phablet revealing the price and its specifications. At the time of filing the story however, the e-commerce site has taken down the listing. More →
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Samsung India refutes report, maintains it is the clear and dominant leader in mobile phones

By on August 13, 2014 at 6:10 PM.

Samsung India refutes report, maintains it is the clear and dominant leader in mobile phones

Dismissing a recent report that claimed Micromax had surpassed Samsung as India's largest mobile phone brand, Samsung India says it believes it is still the clear and dominant leader in the country. "We were equally surprised by the report, which is completely distant from the truth and lacks credibility. We strictly go by syndicated market research, like the rest of the industry," Asim Warsi, vice president, mobile and IT, Samsung India told BGR India. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S5 mini with 4.5-inch display, heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner, listed on official website

By on August 13, 2014 at 3:46 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini with 4.5-inch display, heart rate sensor and fingerprint scanner, listed on official website

Samsung announced the Galaxy S5 mini back in July, and now it seems to be close to launching the smartphone in India. The Galaxy S5 mini has been listed on the Samsung India’s official website, but there is however no word on the pricing or the availability of the device. More →
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Samsung’s “evolution of Galaxy Design” looks like an iPhone

By on August 13, 2014 at 3:28 PM.

Samsung’s “evolution of Galaxy Design” looks like an iPhone

The press release for the Galaxy Alpha's launch calls out the smartphone as "the evolution of Galaxy Design." It also quotes JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics, “The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market.” And yet, the only design innovation in the Galaxy Alpha is its metallic frame and chamfered edges, both trademarked design elements of Apple's iPhone. So essentially what Mr Shin is saying is that consumers love the iPhone's design, so we will copy it. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha specifications and features

By on August 13, 2014 at 2:44 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha specifications and features

Moments ago, Samsung announced the Galaxy Alpha, which is its take on the Apple iPhone. The smartphone's design is consistent with the leaked photos we saw last month and is the first smartphone in the company's portfolio to boast a metal frame.  More →
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha pre-empts the iPhone 6 with metal frame and 4.7-inch display

By on August 13, 2014 at 2:31 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha pre-empts the iPhone 6 with metal frame and 4.7-inch display

As expected, Samsung today unveiled the Galaxy Alpha, its first premium smartphone with a metal frame. The compact smartphone with a 4.7-inch display, pre-empts Apple's iPhone 6, which is also expected to be launched with a 4.7-inch display along with a bigger 5.5-inch display variant. The display size isn't the only similarity between the iPhone and Galaxy Alpha, which too comes with chamfered edges that will certainly pique the interest of Apple's lawyers. More →
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Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset alleged live photo leaked ahead of September 3 unveiling

By on August 13, 2014 at 11:08 AM.

Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset alleged live photo leaked ahead of September 3 unveiling

In addition to the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung is also believed to be unveiling the Gear VR virtual reality headsetGear S smartwatch as well as the Gear Glass on September 3. With less than a month to the UNPACKED 2 event in Berlin, the folks at The Verge have got their hands on a live photo of the Gear VR. More →
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