News tagged ‘samsung’

Friday, 11 Oct 2013

Samsung to Announce Galaxy S5 in January 2014?

Samsung to Announce Galaxy S5 in January 2014?

Korean media sources are reporting that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is slated for an official announcement in January 2014 and will hit retail shelves in February.

Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013

Samsung Officially Announces the First Curved Display Smartphone, The Galaxy Round

Samsung Officially Announces the First Curved Display Smartphone, The Galaxy Round

Looks like smartphones with curved displays are ready for prime time with Samsung officially announcing the Galaxy Round, a smartphone with 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display.

Samsung to Announce Smartphone with Curved Display in October (Update: Leaked Images)

Samsung to Announce Smartphone with Curved Display in October (Update: Leaked Images)

Samsung’s mobile business head of strategy marketing D.J. Lee has revealed that the company is planning to introduce a smartphone with a curved display in South Korea this October. (Update: @evleaks has leaked a couple of press shots.)

Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Note 3 Rumored to Get Waterproof Versions

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Note 3 Rumored to Get Waterproof Versions

There's a rumor that Samsung will be introducing waterproof versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, as well as Samsung Galaxy S5. This is likely due to positive feedback and sales numbers of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.

Samsung Announces New 13MP Image Sensor with Optical Image Stabilization

Samsung Announces New 13MP Image Sensor with Optical Image Stabilization

Samsung has just announced (in Korean) a brand new smartphone camera unit with a 13MP sensor and optical image stabilization (OIS). Not much is known about the new camera module, but the press release claims that the new OIS can correct camera shake up to 1.5°, better than the HTC One's 1°.

Thursday, 3 Oct 2013

Samsung Not The Only One Cheating in Benchmarks

Samsung Not The Only One Cheating in Benchmarks

AnandTech tested some Android devices and reports that Samsung is not the only phone maker to cheat in benchmarks. Apparently, ASUS, HTC and LG are also involved in tweaking the hardware for better performance when running benchmark apps.

Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013

Samsung Artificially Boosts Processor in Galaxy Note 3 for Selected Benchmarks

Samsung Artificially Boosts Processor in Galaxy Note 3 for Selected Benchmarks

Tech blog Ars Technica reports that Samsung artificially tuned the processor in the Galaxy Note 3 to "high-power CPU mode" when running popular benchmarking apps.

Thursday, 26 Sep 2013

Dell Joins Lenovo, ASUS and Samsung, Bails on Windows RT

Dell Joins Lenovo, ASUS and Samsung, Bails on Windows RT

To say that Windows RT has underperformed would be an understatement. Following the discontinuation of the XPS 10, it seems that Dell has joined other tablet makers in ditching Windows RT.

Gold Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 Spotted

Gold Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 Spotted

Following the popularity of Apple's gold iPhone 5S, Samsung seems keen to jump in on the 'gold rush', with two gold edition Galaxy S4s appearing on Samsung Middle East's official Facebook page.

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 With LTE to Hit Stores on 28 Sept

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 With LTE to Hit Stores on 28 Sept

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Ace 3 With LTE that packs a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, and NFC connectivity. It also includes a 5-megapixel camera that's geared with features like Sound & Shot, Best Photo, and Buddy Photo Share.

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