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Friday, 18 Oct 2013

Samsung Aware of Battery Issues on Galaxy S4, Offers Free Replacement Battery

Samsung Aware of Battery Issues on Galaxy S4, Offers Free Replacement Battery

Samsung Mobile Singapore confirms that it is aware of the battery issues on the Galaxy S4 and is offering a free replacement battery for affected customers.

Thursday, 17 Oct 2013

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (32GB) Available in Singapore From 19 October

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (32GB) Available in Singapore From 19 October

Samsung Mobile Singapore just announced that the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition (32GB) will be available in Classic White from 19 October. The Jet Black model will be available a week later.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Plagued by Battery Bloating, Draining and Overheating Issues

Samsung Galaxy S4 Plagued by Battery Bloating, Draining and Overheating Issues

A number of Samsung Galaxy S4 users in Germany are reporting serious draining issues and bloated batteries. We did a check on HardwareZone forums and uncovered several users in Singapore facing similar issues.

Friday, 11 Oct 2013

Fingerprint Cards: Acquisition Report is False (Update)

Fingerprint Cards: Acquisition Report is False (Update)

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards AB just announced that it is acquired by Samsung Electronics for $650 million in cash. (Update: Fingerprint Cards issued a statement that it is not acquired by Samsung.)

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.

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