Samsung Bixby voice assistant in English finally launched starting from the US and Korea

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After several delays, Samsung has finally launched the Bixby Voice assistant in U.S. English for Galaxy S8 and S8+ users in the United States and Korea. The Samsung Galaxy S8 series phones come with dedicated Bixby hardware button that lets you access Bixby Voice by pressing and holding it. At the announcement Samsung said that Bixby will only understand US English and Korean. Continue reading “Samsung Bixby voice assistant in English finally launched starting from the US and Korea”

Samsung ramps up production of 8GB HBM2 DRAM to meet demand

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Samsung started mass production of industry’s first 4-gigabyte (GB) DRAM package based on the second-generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2) interface back in January last year. Later it unveiled 8-gigabyte (GB) DRAM which has double the capacity of 4GB HBM2. Today it has announced that it is ramping up production of 8GB HBM2 to meet the growing market across artificial intelligence, HPC (high-performance computing), advanced graphics, network systems and enterprise servers. Continue reading “Samsung ramps up production of 8GB HBM2 DRAM to meet demand”

Samsung Pay to get Paypal payment support starting from the US

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Samsung has tied up with PayPal to add PayPal as a payment method in Samsung Pay – in-app, online and in-store.  Additionally, Samsung Pay will be available via Braintree Direct, allowing merchants to accept Samsung Pay as a payment method. Continue reading “Samsung Pay to get Paypal payment support starting from the US”

Samsung to recover 157 tons of resources including gold from recalled Galaxy Note7 units

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Back in March Samsung said that it will sell returned Galaxy Note7 devices as refurbished phones, and it even launched the Galaxy Note Fan Edition that uses components such as semiconductors and camera modules from the Note7. It already confirmed that it will extract precious metals, such as copper, nickel, gold and silver from the phone.
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Battery Life Test

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max was launched in India last month for Rs. 17900. We recently brought you the review of the smartphone, here we have the battery life test results of the phone. It packs a 3300mAh built-in battery, has a 5.7-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P20, has 4GB of RAM and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). Check out the test results below.

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Samsung SM-G9600 and SM-G9650 with Snapdragon 840 and 845 surface in benchmarks

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Two new top-end Samsung devices have surfaced on Geekbench listing. According to the listing, the Samsung SM-G9600 has SDM840 SoC, which could be Snapdragon 840 and the Samsung SM-G9650 has SDM845, which could be Snapdragon 845 that are yet to be announced. Continue reading “Samsung SM-G9600 and SM-G9650 with Snapdragon 840 and 845 surface in benchmarks”

Samsung might have revealed the Galaxy Note8 design

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Samsung is expected to introduce its flagship Galaxy Note8 smartphone at Galaxy Note Unpacked 2017 event in New York Cityon August 23rd, ahead of IFA in September. Now the company’s Exynos processor arm on its social channels teased its Exynos 8895 chipset along with an image of a phone with minimal bezels. Continue reading “Samsung might have revealed the Galaxy Note8 design”

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Earlier this month, Samsung officially announced the refurbished Galaxy Note7 units as Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition (Galaxy Note FE) in South Korea. We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a quick look at the hardware and specifications of the phone.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) to get Samsung Pay Mini support in India soon

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Samsung introduced Samsung Pay Mini with the Galaxy J7 Max smartphone last month and also said that it will be available on select existing J series devices soon. Now it has pushed a new security update for the Galaxy J7 (2016) that will add soon add support for Samsung Pay Mini. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) to get Samsung Pay Mini support in India soon”

Samsung Galaxy Note8 with dual rear cameras expected to be unveiled on August 23

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Last month a report said that Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled at Galaxy Note Unpacked 2017 event in New York City in August, now a new report from Korean news outlet The Bell says that the phone will be announced on August 23rd, ahead of IFA in September. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note8 with dual rear cameras expected to be unveiled on August 23”

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Review

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Samsung launched the Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max smartphones in India last month. The Galaxy J7 Max was the first phone in the series to go on sale in the country. It is also the first Samsung smartphone from Samsung to come with Samsung Pay Mini and is also the first mid-range phone from the company to come with 4GB of RAM and MediaTek Helio P20 SoC. Is the smartphone worth the price? Let us find out in the complete review.

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Samsung Galaxy On Max with 5.7-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, Android 7.0 launched for Rs. 16900

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Samsung has launched Galaxy On Max, its latest smartphone in the ‘On Series’. It has almost the same specifications as the Galaxy J7 Max that was launched recently, including a 5.7-inch 1080p display, Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P25 Lite SoC, Android 7.0 (Nougat), 13MP front and rear cameras with LED flash, fingerprint sensor on the front and Samsung Pay Mini for UPI and Paytm Payments, but this doesn’t have Smart Glow light around the camera. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy On Max with 5.7-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, Android 7.0 launched for Rs. 16900”

Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB RAM, 128GB storage version gets a price cut in India, now available for Rs. 70900

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Samsung launched 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version of the Galaxy S8+ smartphone in India last month for Rs. 74,900, about Rs. 10,000 more than the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version of the phone. According to Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom, the phone has received a Rs. 4000 price cut, in just a month of launch. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB RAM, 128GB storage version gets a price cut in India, now available for Rs. 70900”

Samsung’s earnings guidance for Q2 2017 reveals record profits

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Samsung has posted its earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2017, which reveals that it will post an all time high 13.9 ~ 14.1 trillion Korean won (US$12.1 billion approx.) in operating profits for the quarter, 72% up from a year earlier. This will beat the 10.16 trillion won (~US$9.6 billion) that it posted back in Q3 2013. Last quarter it posted operating profit of 9.9 trillion won (about $8.7 billion) on revenue of 50.55 trillion won.

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