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  • Mobile phones: The Thin, the thinner, the thinnest September 26, 2014

    Chinese smartphone maker Gionee says its Elife S5.1 has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the slimmest smartphone in the world. The phone with 5.1 mm body betters popular smartphones in the thinness spec by a sizeable margin. This infographic gives an idea of how slim our phones have...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus more durable than Samsung Galaxy S5: Tests September 22, 2014

    New York: Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says. Apple's iPhone 6, whose screen measures 4.7 inches, did the best across a variety of tests that measures how prone smartphones are to break...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 Mini in India at Rs 26,499 September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Korean handset maker Samsung unveiled the successor to its flagship S5 smartphone Galaxy S5 Mini in India at a price of Rs 26,499. The handset is available in India from September 10 through ecommerce major Flipkart. With a host of innovative features like water and dust...
  • Samsung loses ground to Huawei, Lenovo; shipments falter in second quarter July 30, 2014

    New York: Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday. The Korean phone giant lost ground to upstart Chinese manufacturers after several years of headlong growth, according to figure from IDC. The research firm said Samsung's smartphone sales fell...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 4G in India at Rs 53,500 July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: South Korean electronics giant Samsung launched a 4G compatible variant of its Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone in India priced at Rs 53,500. The Samsung Galaxy S5 4G will be available in the markets in India from July 20. "We are excited to introduce our first 4G variant...
  • LG G3: Specifications, availability, images, accessories May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The newly introduced LG G3 smartphone provides sharper pictures than other leading phones, while sporting a customisable keyboard that promises to make typing easier. The G3's highresolution display has 538 pixels per inch. Most other phones are in the 300pixel range, with a handful reaching the 400s. The...
  • LG G3 to be unveiled on May 27: Everything you should know about the Samsung Galaxy S5 rival May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After Samsung and HTC, it's now time for LG to doff the silk off its next flagship smartphone, the LG G3. But even before LG officially uncovers its new flagship smartphone on Tuesday, there is a lot we know about the phone courtesy of famous tipsters, including evleaks,...
  • Samsung replaces mobile design head amidst lukewarm respone to the Galaxy S5 May 8, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest handset maker, has replaced the head of its mobile design team amid criticism of the latest Galaxy S smartphone. Chang Donghoon offered to resign last week and will be replaced by Lee Minhyouk, vice president for mobile design, a Samsung spokeswoman said on...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 now available in Copper Gold colour in India May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung announced the availability of the Galaxy S5 in an all new Copper Gold colour in India. The company is also giving its customers a chance to upgrade to Galaxy S5 on exchange of any working smartphone and avail a minimum rebate of Rs 7500; the offer, however,...
  • LG G3, the Samsung Galaxy S5 challenger, revealed in leaked images May 6, 2014

    Weeks before LG shows off its next flagship phone, G3, the phone has been revealed in leaked images. Famous tipster evleaks has posted a set of leaked images allegedly showing the LG G3. The phone is presumed to be the Samsung Galaxy S5 killer, and will be unveiled on May...
  • Leaked images show Apple iPhone 6 compared with Samsung Galaxy S5 May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: We have already seen the rumoured iPhone 6 in a string of leaked images, and now an Italian blog Macitynet.it has put up some new pictures showing an alleged iPhone 6 prototype sidebyside with Samsung's Galaxy S5. The pictures suggest that the upcoming iPhone will be slightly smaller...
  • LG G3 smartphone, the Galaxy S5 rival, expected to be unveiled on May 27 April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: LG on Tuesday announced its quarterly results along with an interesting nugget that it will unveil its flagship smartphone, G3, in the second quarter, i.e. before June. And now the company reportedly has started sending out media invites to its events on May 27 and May 28. The...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 bling edition coming this May April 29, 2014

    For those who want their phones to literally dazzle, Samsung has another Swarovski collaboration coming up. A Swarovski crystalembossed variant of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S is expected this May. Recently, Samsung and Swarovski created a limitededition crystal encrusted cover for the Galaxy Note 3. ...
  • Number of Galaxy S5 units shipped with nonworking cameras small: Samsung April 28, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said the number of its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphones shipped with nonworking cameras was "very limited" and that it has taken measures to ensure the issue does not recur in new shipments. Reports of the problem surfaced last week and come less than a month after...
  • HTC Desire 210: HTC's cheapest smartphone will compete with Nokia X, Lumia 520, Samsung Galaxy S Duos April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With an aim to more than double its market share in two years in India, smartphone maker HTC announced global launch of its lowest priced smartphone Desire 210 for Rs 8,700. "In the last 12 months or so we have been thinking about to...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint security hacked using wood glue and fingerprint image April 18, 2014

    Berlin: A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print. Ben Schlabs, who works for Security Research Labs, says the trick is identical to the one hackers used to unlock Apple's...
  • Galaxy S5 to outsell Galaxy S4, says Samsung executive April 16, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said. The world's biggest smartphone maker has slashed prices of the S5, which rolled out globally...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 durable than leading Android phones, but iPhone 5s has an edge April 15, 2014

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 goes on sale in India at Rs 51,500 April 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung will be selling its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, in the Indian Indian market at a price of Rs 51,500. Samsung had, during the phone's India launch event, announced that phone would be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000. A Samsung spokesperson confirmed the price...
  • Galaxy S5 review: There's enough in it to give Samsung another hit April 10, 2014

    New York: There's a lot to like about Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone - among them, its relative lack of features. Don't get me wrong. The company's new flagship smartphone has plenty of innovations, including water resistance, a heart rate sensor and a fingerprint reader to bypass security passcodes. The screen...
  • Watch: A new device that charges a smartphone in 30 seconds April 8, 2014

    Isn't it great to have your smartphone fully charged in 30 seconds? Israeli startup StoreDot is working on a technology that can charge your smartphone battery in 30 seconds. The company unveiled a prototype of its device at Microsoft's Think Next Conference in Tel AvivWhile; the device is not expected...
  • Officials praise Samsung Galaxy S5's antitheft features April 5, 2014

    New York: A move by Samsung to include free anti-theft features on its Galaxy S5 smartphones sold by Verizon Wireless and US Cellular won praise on Friday by two US members of an international coalition aimed at combating robberies involving smartphones. The new features allow Galaxy S5 users to track...
  • Galaxy S5 launch upstaged by mobile network companies, Samsung 'very puzzled' March 28, 2014

    Seoul: The global launch of Samsung's latest smartphone has been upstaged by South Korean mobile network companies. SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, said it will start selling the Galaxy S5 on Thursday, two weeks before the scheduled sales launch on April 11. Samsung said in a statement that it is...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Improvements could lure Samsung users to upgrade their devices March 27, 2014

    New York: Samsung is banking on you shaping up this spring. The company announced its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, which is set to go on sale in April, along with a pair of watches. And many of the features included on the devices focus on fitness. Considering the continued fascination with...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 in India, to be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000 March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5, for the Indian market. The phone will be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000, with the exact price to be revealed later, said Samsung. It will be available in India starting from April 11. The Galaxy...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 coming to India today, could be priced at Rs 51,500 March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung is all set to launch its much-awaited Galaxy S5 smartphone in India today. While there is no official word on its pricing yet, a Mumbai-based retailer, who has a proven track record of giving information beforehand, said in a tweet (that apparently no longer exists) that the...