We already had a strong hunch that it was coming to US Cellular, thanks to the FCC, but now it's official: Samsung's iconic Galaxy S II is finally making its way to the regional carrier in the coming weeks for $230 on a two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate. This version of the GSII offers the same 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos CPU found in the original version, as well as a 4.
Samsung has opened the floodgates for tiny versions of the Galaxy S5 this week with a number of smartphones that replicate this generation’s abilities. With the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini we’ll have what replicates the full-sized S5 the most in a 720p 4.5-inch display, Samsung Exynos 3 Quad (3470) processor, and an 8-megapixel camera.
One leaked configuration of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet shows an unreleased Exynos 5433 processor. While that may sound rather unexciting, scores from AnTuTu has just revealed that this Samsung octa-core chip outperforms Qualcomm 's top high-end processors. Of course, after all that drama about benchmark cheating last year, everyone has become wary of benchmark tests. Nonetheless they still provide some interesting metrics and theoretical numbers. And in theory, the upcoming Exynos chip from Samsung will be leaving even Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 805 in the dust.
It'd be silly of me to talk about tablets in the past tense -- we still write stories about them daily and clearly, we review them, too. But of the ones we've seen lately, most have been low-end; mid-range at best. The market for high-end slates, once crowded with companies big and small, now looks more like a fraternity.
We've heard rumors about a Galaxy S5 Zoom , though they seemed to have gone quiet for a bit. Naturally, the focus shifted towards the regular Galaxy S5 , a handset Samsung announced back in February during Mobile World Congress.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, believed to be a higher-resolution version of Samsung's existing flagship smartphone, could have just crossed through Bluetooth certification, supporting rumors of an imminent release.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.
Apple and Samsung's second major patent trial gets underway in California today. While the parties involved remain the same, the products and patents at issue are substantially different. Undoubtedly, in the coming weeks we'll be inundated with day-to-day reports relaying the latest news from the courtroom.
Samsung may be preparing to release a new Galaxy smartphone with a more durable and premium build. The Korean smartphone maker has been rumored to release a metal-built smartphone called the Galaxy F for months, and now a new report claims to show what the device might look like.
We've yet to see anything official from Samsung regarding the Galaxy S5 Zoom, however a good picture of the device is beginning to surface. We saw the actual (leaked) image yesterday, and some specs have leaked in the past. Today we are getting another look at the specs, which come courtesy of an AuTuTu benchmark report. The benchmarks are showing a score of 33,252. This puts it ahead of devices such as the Galaxy S4 and HTC One (M7). Nothing all that surprising given those are both older devices using older processor hardware.
There’s a "Crystal Collection" Samsung Galaxy S5 coming your way soon, straight from the folks at Swarovski. Tapped "Swarovski for Samsung" in this particular collaboration, the Crystal Collection Galaxy S5 will have a massive number of carrot-shaped crystals along its backside.
Radio Shack has pre-orders available for the Galaxy S5 , and while their $50 discount may be appealing for some -- it seems Best Buy may have a trick up their sleeves. Beginning today, March 21st, Best Buy will have the Galaxy S5 available in select locations for an early preview.
Samsung seems to be on a roll with bagging media partnerships for its Galaxy line of phones and tablets.First music streaming service Deezer, and now it's getting a custom-builtKindle book storein a deal with Amazon. Announced this morning, the service also gives Galaxy owners referred to the service (starting with the GS5, but more to follow) 12 free books a year.
There’s no lack of interest in the next generation of phablet hardware this season, especially when it comes to the second wave of Samsung’s yearly dishing of smartphones. As the Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives, so too will the Galaxy Note 4 come not long after.
Another week has come to a close, and what a week it was. This past week brought a nice mix of rumors and leaks as well as actual news. We saw plenty of talk in regards to wearables and lots on the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8). Pre-orders for the Galaxy S5 are getting underway with availability set for early to mid April.
Owners of the Galaxy Note 3 on T-Mobile 's network have reason to rejoice today. A firmware update has just been pushed out that bears not only Android 4.4.2 but also enhancements to Samsung's custom TouchWiz.
Samsung has offered up a date for Galaxy S5 preorders. The date is March 28th and applies to those in the UK. Details coming from Samsung include how the Galaxy S5 preorders will be available from "selected" retailers. Also worth noting, the handset will be available direct from Samsung, as well as from the Stratford Westfield Experience Store.