Samsung Exynos 9810 could be Exynos 9, use custom M2 CPU cores

Samsung Exynos 9 Teaser

Samsung posted the first teaser for the Exynos 9 last week that will succeed the Exynos 8 and power the flagship Galaxy S8 series. Now details of an intern at the Samsung’s Bangalore R&D Institute reveals that the upcoming Exynos processor could be called Exynos 9810. Continue reading “Samsung Exynos 9810 could be Exynos 9, use custom M2 CPU cores”

Samsung announces commercial readiness of its RFIC chip for 5G

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Samsung Electronics has announced commercial readiness of its 5G RF Integrated Circuit (RFIC) which is a key component in the production and commercialization of next-generation base station and other radio access products. The first RFIC-equipped solution is expected to be announced early next year. Continue reading “Samsung announces commercial readiness of its RFIC chip for 5G”

Samsung Exynos 9 processor teased, expected to power the Galaxy S8 series

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It has been more than a year since Samsung introduced its flagship Exynos 8 Octa 8890 14nm SoC that is being used in the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones. Now Samsung has posted a new teaser for the Exynos 9 that will succeed the Exynos 8 when everyone were expecting the Exynos 8895 to power the S8 series. The teaser says Discover cloud 9 with Exynos, clearly hinting at the Exynos 9. Continue reading “Samsung Exynos 9 processor teased, expected to power the Galaxy S8 series”

Samsung launches Solar-powered Refrigerators and Air conditioners in India

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Samsung India subsidiary has launched a new range of refrigerators and air conditioners. These refrigerators run on solar power, in line with government promotion to conserve energy. Continue reading “Samsung launches Solar-powered Refrigerators and Air conditioners in India”

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus color variants and prices surface

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Samsung is slated to announce the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones on March 29. We have already seen a number of reports about the specifications of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Now, different color options and prices of the phones have surfaced.

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Samsung heir and VC Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea on bribery charges

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Samsung Electronics vice-chairman, Lee Jae-yon was arrested over his alleged role in a corruption scandal and influence-peddling. He is accused of paying nearly $40 million in bribes to President Park Geun-hye and her close friend Choi Soon-sil to secure policy favors. Continue reading “Samsung heir and VC Lee Jae-yong arrested in South Korea on bribery charges”

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 rugged smartphone with Exynos 7570 14nm SoC, Android 7.0 surfaces in benchmarks

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Samsung introduced Galaxy Xcover 3 rugged smartphone back in March 2015, now the specifications of the Galaxy Xcover 4 has surfaced on Geekbench and GFXBench listings. It is expected to be water resistant to a depth of one meter for up to 30 minutes with IP67 certification, dust proof, come with US Military Standard MIL-STD 810G to withstand a fall of up to 1.2 meters and feature hardware buttons, similar to the predecessor. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 rugged smartphone with Exynos 7570 14nm SoC, Android 7.0 surfaces in benchmarks”

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Review

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Depending on who you speak to, wearables and in particular smartwatches are a failed category. The pace of fresh launches has slowed down to a trickle and smartwatches just haven’t quite caught the market by storm the way they were expected to. An over-dependence on a paired phone, little use beyond notifications has made these a tough sell. That said, Samsung’s Gear series of Tizen based smartwatches have consistently pushed the envelope in terms of capabilities. We found last year’s Gear S2 to be a surprisingly good smartwatch with some great ideas. With the Gear S3, the company is kicking things up a notch in terms of design and capabilities. Here’s our review of the Samsung Gear S3 Frontier.  Continue reading “Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Review”

Samsung Gear S3 Classic Review

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Samsung launched its latest Tizen-powered smartwatches – Gear S3 classic and Gear S3 frontier in India last month priced at Rs. 28,500 each. These smartwatches compete with the Apple Watch Series 2 directly that starts at Rs. 32,900. We recently unboxed the Gear S3 Classic, check out the review to find out if it’s worth the price. Continue reading “Samsung Gear S3 Classic Review”

Reliance Jio and Samsung announce joint event on February 28 at MWC 2017

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Reliance Jio and Samsung today announced a joint press conference at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona on February 28th. This event is to foster engagement and participation among industry leaders, governments and communities by discussing Jio’s successful 4G LTE business and how it has transformed the everyday lives of Indians, said Samsung. Continue reading “Reliance Jio and Samsung announce joint event on February 28 at MWC 2017”

Samsung reportedly inks $4.3 billion deal with Apple for OLED panels

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There have been reports that Samsung will provide OLED panels for future iPhones. Now, a latest one from The Investor says Samsung has a finalised a $4.3-billion deal to manufacture 60 million OLED panels.
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Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955FD support page goes live on India site, logo confirms the name

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Samsung is expected to introduce Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones at a separate event on March 28th. Thanks to @evleaks the logo of the Galaxy S8+ is out confirming the name of the smartphone. The support page has also gone live on Samsung India site for the Samsung smartphone with the model number SM-G955FD. ‘D’ in the model confirms Dual SIM support. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8+ SM-G955FD support page goes live on India site, logo confirms the name”

Samsung Galaxy S8 might feature 3000mAh battery, Bixby Assistant could be called as Hello

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We already know some specifications of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8. Now a new report from The Investor shares some details about the battery of the flagship phone from Samsung.

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