Qualcomm Says Snapdragon 810 will be Missing from One 2015 Flagship
Jan29

Qualcomm Says Snapdragon 810 will be Missing from One 2015 Flagship

Qualcomm has been in the midst of problems with its Snapdragon 810 processor and the company has now revealed that the chip will not land in one major smartphone flagship this year. During the company’s solid fiscal first quarter 2015 earnings call, the company said the "expectation that our Snapdragon 810 processor will not be in the upcoming design cycle of a large customer's flagship device." That could possibly mean Samsung has...

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Samsung Updating Galaxy Note 3 in Russia to Android 5.0 Lollipop
Jan28

Samsung Updating Galaxy Note 3 in Russia to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Samsung has not got around to updating most of its devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop just yet, not even the new Galaxy Note 4 flagship. In fact, it seems as though the older Note 3 will get the Lollipop bump before the Note 4, with reports today saying the update is arriving on the Russian version (SM-N900) as we speak. Carrying the build number, N900XXUEBOA6, the update is now rolling out to the Galaxy Note 3 in Russia according to...

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Samsung Tizen Z1 has moved 50,000 Units
Jan28

Samsung Tizen Z1 has moved 50,000 Units

Samsung unveiled the Z1 a couple of weeks ago, it was the first smartphone from the company that boasts its own in-house Tizen platform. How well the handset is doing in India (where it is currently exclusive) will depend on what source you believe. Last week Reuters said the device was off to a slow start, but Business Korea is citing a Samsung official who says that the Z1 is performing well. The publication cites Samsung’s vice...

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Samsung’s Market Share Falls in China

The extent of Samsung’s fall through 2014 is really coming to light over the opening few weeks of the New Year. The world’s largest smartphone manufacturer saw its profits tumble while market share worldwide took a massive hit. Research company CCID Consulting has said that things were particularly bad for Samsung in China, one of the most important markets in the world. The company’s market share in China fell by a huge 31.5% through...

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Samsung Says Galaxy E Series going Worldwide

Samsung announced the Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7 back last week and said that they would be heading to India exclusively at first. However, the Korean giant did not say whether the handsets would arrive in other countries and markets. The company has now shed a little light on the situation and said the new Galaxy E range will not be solely exclusive to India. The Galaxy E7 has already been approved for sale in China and is expected to...

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Samsung’s Design Chief Worked with Apple’s Design Chief

Samsung has had to cough up plenty of money to Apple over accusations of copying, but one thing Samsung has been taking a long time to copy is the build quality of the iPhone. Sure, Samsung’s Galaxy devices are well made, but the plastic materials have not won high praise from critics. However, Samsung has started building with metal and its devices have felt more premium over recent models. Interestingly, the company’s design head...

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