Samsung is the go to brand for carriers and retailers
Aug11

Samsung is the go to brand for carriers and retailers

Kantar Worldpanel does all sorts of research to discover the state of the mobile industry in the United States. Its latest piece will give Samsung fans (not to mention the company itself) some happy reading as Kantar has found that carriers and retailers in the US recommend Samsung smartphones more often than they do rivals, including Apple. Indeed, the research by Kantar found that 63% of consumers asked who have bought a new handset...

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Samsung is prepping a new mid-range phablet
Aug11

Samsung is prepping a new mid-range phablet

Samsung's plans to get out of its recent troubles is to build more devices, as it always has done, although the company says it will build more affordable and quality handsets. A new phablet smartphone by the company could fit both those remits, and no it is not the Galaxy Note 4. Instead, the Korean company is working on another large screen handset, one that packs some modest mid-range specs. There is no name for the handset as yet,...

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Samsung Note 4 to go on sale from September 15th
Aug08

Samsung Note 4 to go on sale from September 15th

Samsung is going to get the Galaxy Note 4 to market as quickly as possible after its IFA launch, which would be a different tactic from previous releases. The company has released its previous Note smartphones at the Berlin event, and this year the hugely anticipated Galaxy Note 4 will also land at IFA, with a September 3rd launch pencilled in by Samsung. Interestingly, while the company has typically left some space between launch...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is the latest to lose Google Play Edition status
Aug06

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is the latest to lose Google Play Edition status

If you have been interested in getting the stock Android experience then your choices have been dwindling of late, and have now become seriously limited. With devices dropping like flies from the Google Play Edition store, the most popular handset available has now crashed out too, with the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition removed and no longer available. Like a number of devices that left the store earlier in the year, there has...

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Samsung schedules Galaxy Note 4 event
Aug04

Samsung schedules Galaxy Note 4 event

Samsung has today started sending out invites for a launch event to be held during the IFA Berlin 2014 event, confirming the news that we brought you last week. The Korean company has pencilled the event for Tuesday, September 3rd and is placing it under its "Unpacked" launch events, meaning something fairly major is arriving. As we told you last week, that is almost certainly going to be the Galaxy Note 4, although Samsung is of...

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Samsung’s Galaxy S5 LET-A arrives in Europe
Aug01

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 LET-A arrives in Europe

Samsung launched the Galaxy S5 LTE-A in Korea last month with a slew of massive market leading specs. The device was mooted as a Korean exclusive and even the company said it was unlikely to ever find its way out of the country. The company has now made a quick U-turn and has confirmed that the device will launch in Europe, although it will be missing one of its standout specs. The idea of the S5 LTE-A existing at all irks a great...

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