Samsung Pay launched in India officially, has Paytm and UPI integration

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After taking registrations for early access a few weeks back, Samsung today officially launched Samsung Pay mobile payments service in India. It has partnered with Visa, MasterCard and American Express, who act as gateways. It currently supports Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Cards and Standard Chartered Bank cards, and will soon support Citibank India.

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Samsung 5100mAh power bank with USB Type-C, 15W fast charging surfaces

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Samsung is geared up to announce the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on March 29th and we already know almost all the specifications on the upcoming flagships. Now, details about a new 5,100mAh power bank from the company has surfaced. Continue reading “Samsung 5100mAh power bank with USB Type-C, 15W fast charging surfaces”

Samsung officially unveils AI based Bixby virtual assistant ahead of Galaxy S8

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At the beginning of the year, it was rumored that Samsung will introduce Bixby voice assistant along with Galaxy S8. Now, the company has officially announced Bixby voice assistant that will have its own dedicated button on the side of the Galaxy S8. Continue reading “Samsung officially unveils AI based Bixby virtual assistant ahead of Galaxy S8”

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ latest press images show glass back with fingerprint sensor

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Recently more images of upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ surfaced showing the smartphones in three colors. Now we have couple more press shots that finally show glass back of the phone in Black Sky and Orchid Grey colors. This time Samsung has moved the the fingerprint sensor to the back since the bezel on the front is narrow compared to Galaxy S7 series. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ latest press images show glass back with fingerprint sensor”

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus press images surface in Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Arctic Silver colors

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First press render of the Galaxy S8 smartphone surfaced earlier this month showing its curved screen with narrow bezels and an iris scanner. Now more press shots of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have surfaced, thanks to @evleaks once again. These images show the phone in Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Arctic Silver colors. It also shows a metal frame and button placements, but the back side of the phone has been revealed in press shots yet. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus press images surface in Black Sky, Orchid Grey and Arctic Silver colors”

Samsung Galaxy S8 to reportedly use facial recognition for mobile payments

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A latest report from Bloomberg about the Samsung Galaxy S8 states it will use facial recognition for secure mobile payment. The flagship will merge fingerprint, iris and facial detection to verify users accessing mobile services including Samsung Pay, added the report.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 available in the U.S. starting March 24 for $599.99

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Samsung announced Galaxy Tab S3 at the MWC 2017 last month. At that time the company did not announce its availability. Today Samsung has announced that the Tab S3 will be available for pre-order starting from March 17th in the U.S. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 available in the U.S. starting March 24 for $599.99”

Samsung on track to ramp up production of 10nm FinFET process technology, announces 8nm and 6nm process technologies

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Samsung started mass production of System-on-Chip (SoC) based on 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET technology back in October last year. Last month the company announced Exynos 9 Series 8895 official based on 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology. Even the Snapdragon 835 SoC is based on the same processor and is built at Samsung foundry. Continue reading “Samsung on track to ramp up production of 10nm FinFET process technology, announces 8nm and 6nm process technologies”

Samsung’s foldable smartphone prototype production to start in Q3 2017

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Samsung was rumored to showcase Galaxy X1, Galaxy X1 Plus foldable smartphones at MWC 2017. Now, it looks like the company is inching closer to make its foldable smartphone a reality. According to a latest report from ET News, Samsung is all set to start manufacturing foldable smartphone prototype in Q3 2017.

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Samsung’s ‘The Frame’ TV doubles up as a picture frame, available later this year

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Samsung introduced its QLED TV series – Q9, Q8, and Q7 ahead of CES 2017 earlier this year. At that time it also teased ‘The Frame’ TV  at the event. Now at the global TV launch event in Paris, it  unveiled new details surrounding its premium line-up of QLED TVs and The Frame. Continue reading “Samsung’s ‘The Frame’ TV doubles up as a picture frame, available later this year”

Samsung confirms monthly updates for unlocked Galaxy smartphones in US

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Samsung has announced that will start releasing monthly updates for unlocked handsets sold in the US. ZDNet emailed Samsung Mobile Security for clarification on the company’s plans about security updates for unlocked devices in the United States. Continue reading “Samsung confirms monthly updates for unlocked Galaxy smartphones in US”

Samsung Gear 360 successor could be announced alongside Galaxy S8

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Last year, a mysterious Samsung device codenamed SM-R210 surfaced online on the import listing followed by Wi-Fi Alliance earlier this year. While most of them didn’t have any clue about it, latest report confirms that it’s the successor of the Gear 360 camera. Continue reading “Samsung Gear 360 successor could be announced alongside Galaxy S8”

KGI analyst confirms Samsung Galaxy S8 specs, predicts slower sales than Galaxy S7

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Last week Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ received FCC certification. Now, Ming-Chi Kuo renowned KGI Securities analyst has seconded the specs of the upcoming flagships from Samsung.

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Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Battery Life Test

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Samsung launched the Galaxy C9 Pro (SM-C900F) in India in January for Rs. 36,900. We recently brought you the review of the smartphone, here we have the battery life test results of the phone. It packs a 4000mAh battery with support for adaptive fast charging using the bundled charger (5V-2A/9V-1.67A). It has a 6-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 653 processor and runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). Check out the test results below. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Battery Life Test”

​Samsung completes $8 billion HARMAN acquisition, its biggest acquisition ever

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Back in November last year Samsung Electronics said that it has agreed to acquire Harman International Industries, Incorporated for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8 billion. Today Samsung announced it has completed the acquisition. This is the biggest overseas acquisition ever by a South Korean firm. Continue reading “​Samsung completes $8 billion HARMAN acquisition, its biggest acquisition ever”