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  • Why Samsung should be worried about the Galaxy S6's modest pricing 3 days ago

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics has pulled out all the stops on its new Galaxy smartphones, but their modest prices compared to the latest iPhones throw an uneasy spotlight on the long-term cost of fighting Apple's premium branding. The 64-gigabyte model of the Galaxy S6 edge costs $290.45 to make, according to IHS...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 has a scary bug that could allow hackers to steal your fingerprints 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone has a scary bug that could potentially allow hackers to steal your fingerprints! Researchers at FireEye have discovered a flaw in the fingerprint scanner of Samsung's flagship device that could allow hackers to breach into the so-called 'trusted zone,' where the device stores your fingerprint...
  • Samsung increased its lead over Apple in smartphone shipments even before Galaxy S6, S6 Edge went on sale 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Samsung defeated Apple in terms of smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2015 even before its latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge started shipping, according to a new data. Taiwan-based technology market intelligence firm TrendForce notes that in Q1, a total of 291.2 million smartphone units were...
  • Samsung removes its logo from Galaxy S6, S6 Edge in Japan April 19, 2015

    Seoul: Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its new smartphones sold in Japan, a company spokeswoman confirmed Saturday. The name Samsung is missing on both the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edge variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge. These models are presented as Docomo Galaxy and au Galaxy, carrying the names of its...
  • New flaws surface in the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: While we are sure a lot of you are excited about Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the flaws with these latest smartphones seem to be endless and just puts us off. The Samsung Galaxy S6 might be the best smartphone that the company has made till date,...
  • Anti-gravity iPhone 6 case now comes to Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The incredible gravity defying case for the Apple iPhone 6 is now being extended to include Samsung S6 and S6 Edge phones. The Zero G case, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, sticks to tables or even vertical surfaces as it is made of a material that replicates suction cup...
  • Demand for Galaxy S6 models much higher than planned for: Samsung April 16, 2015

    Seoul: South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Wednesday said demand for both the flat-screen and curved-screen models of its new flagship Galaxy S6 smartphones is "much higher" than initially planned for. The comment expands on guidance for a near-term supply shortage for the curved-screen Galaxy S6 edge model by Samsung's...
  • Huawei launches 5.2-inch P8, 6.8-inch P8 Max octa-core phones to take on Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 April 16, 2015

    London: China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. The P8, which runs Google's Android operating system, has a 5.2 inch display screen -- slightly larger than the...
  • How the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge could reverse Samsung's dimming fortunes April 10, 2015

    Seoul: When Samsung dubbed development of its latest smartphones "Project Zero," it was sounding a note of desperation as sales tumbled and it lost pole position in the crucial Chinese market to rivals Xiaomi and Apple. The results of its overhaul, the flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone and the S6 Edge, go...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge go on sale in India at Rs 49,900 onwards April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, which were announced in India last month, are now available to purchase across the country. The new S6 phones have been listed on the company's e-store since March 23, but they go on sale starting from April 10....
  • Samsung warns of Galaxy S6 Edge supply shortage April 9, 2015

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics expects record shipments for its new Galaxy S6 smartphones and said it will struggle to meet demand for the curved-edged version due to production constraints, adding to hopes for a turnaround in mobile sales. The S6 models are widely expected to sell briskly following a string of positive...
  • There's a serious problem with the Samsung Galaxy S6 flash April 9, 2015

    New Delhi : Samsung is having a hard time dealing with the surge in complaints about its latest Galaxy smartphones. Recently, problems were reported about the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones' bendable levels, then came in claims about their repairability. Now, the latest claims come from the consumers...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is even tougher than iPhone 6 Plus to repair; scores 3 out of 10 for repairability April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung's latest Galaxy S6 Edge with a curved screen is tougher to repair according to iFixit, which sells parts and offers free online repair tutorials to electronic devices. The phone has scored a three out of 10 compared to the Apple iPhone 6 Plus which had scored a seven. Recently,...
  • Samsung posts video dismissing claims that its Galaxy S6, S6 Edge are bendable April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Rejecting the claims made by an electronics insurer that the latest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones are as bendable as the Apple iPhone 6 Plus, the South Korean mobile giant has published a video on YouTube that shows the two phones undergoing the tough pressure test. Last...
  • Bendgate 2? Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge as bendable as Apple iPhone 6 Plus, also more likely to crack April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: According to a new SquareTrade video, the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is as likely to bend under pressure as the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Soon after the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus last year, some buyers discovered their phones can bend when placed in back pockets....
  • After dismal 2014, Samsung charts recovery with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge April 3, 2015

    Seoul: Tech giant Samsung Electronics likely saw January-March earnings slip for the sixth straight quarter, but investors are betting on a rebound this year on healthy chip sales and high hopes for its new flagship smartphones. Shares in South Korea-based Samsung hit a more-than 21 month high in mid-March as brokerages...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 teardown suggests deeper loss for chip supplier Qualcomm April 3, 2015

    Seoul/San Francisco: Samsung Electronics used more of its own chips to power the new Galaxy S6 smartphone than it did for the predecessor S5, according to an early teardown report, in a blow to US chip supplier Qualcomm. Samsung is not only using its own Exynos mobile processor, as had been...
  • Samsung packs Boeing 747s with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge smartphones ahead of US launch March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung is packing several Boeing 747s with its latest Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones ahead of their launch in the US. Although the official consumer rollout in the US is scheduled for April 10, T-Mobile pre-orders started shipping last week. The latest smartphones were unveiled at this month's...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge (128GB) not up for pre-order in India; only 32GB and 64GB variants can be pre-booked March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: While Samsung has announced the prices of the 128GB models of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, the company has not yet made them available for pre-booking in India. The new S6 phones have been listed on the company's e-store since March 23 and are available for...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge review: The best Samsung phones ever made March 27, 2015

    New York: A better design, sharper camera and easier to use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software - specifically, what's not in it. After a...
  • Samsung to 'Make In India' Galaxy S6, dual-curved S6 Edge smartphones March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung launched its flagship Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones in India on March 23, within three weeks of the global launch, as the Korean electronics giant looks to compete with rival Apple's iPhone 6. The company said it will also manufacture the sixth edition of the...
  • Samsung India launches Galaxy S6 at Rs 49,900, Galaxy S6 Edge with three-sided display at Rs 58,900 March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its much-awaited flagship Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones in India at Rs 49,900 onwards. The Galaxy S6 will come in three variants - 32GB for Rs 49,900, 64GB for Rs 55,900 and 128GB for Rs 60,900. The Galaxy S6 Edge, that...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge coming to India today March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to launch the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones in India today. While the phones will go on sale in India from April, the company will announce the pricing and availability details for the Indian market on Monday. The Galaxy S6 has a...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge to be launched in India on March 23 March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to launch the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones in India on March 23. While the phones will go on sale in India from April, the company will announce the pricing and availability details for the Indian market on Monday. The Galaxy S6...
  • BlackBerry to launch 4 new phones this year; one of them will have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge-like dual-curved screen March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: BlackBerry will launch four new smartphones this year, one of them featuring a dual-curved screen akin to Samsung Galaxy S6-Edge, which was launched at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. While announcing its plans for the upcoming smartphones, the company said that one of them will be...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge first impressions review: Design, picture quality the most noticeable improvements March 3, 2015

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality. Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall's Galaxy Note 4, and the camera is even better in the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge announced on Sunday. More importantly, the new phones have a more...
  • MWC 2015 highlights: From Samsung and HTC's flagship phones to Facebook and Google's big plans March 3, 2015

    New York: High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people more ways to use those devices. Here's a look...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge vs HTC One M9: How the new flagships measure against each other March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours around its next flagship phones, both Samsung and HTC have launched their new high-end smartphones in the Galaxy S and One series, respectively. While the South Korean giant introduced two variants of the latest Galaxy S6 phone - one with a...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge: 10 things new in Samsung's next-gen smartphones March 2, 2015

    While the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the first phone with a dual-edge screen, both the S6 and the S6 Edge mark significant improvements and departures from previous Samsung flagships. 1. Now Samsung's S6 phones will have a metal frame - like the iPhone. The casing is made from light-weight...
  • With Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Samsung ditches signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass March 2, 2015

    New York: Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. Full coverage: Mobile World Congress 2015 The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with...