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  • Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 with a 6-inch display, 8MP camera launched at Rs 20,900 in India October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has silently introduced its new phablet in India. Named the Galaxy Mega 2, the new phablet is priced at Rs 20,900 and is available on the company's online store. Samsung's new smartphone has a 6-inch HD TFT display, an 8 megapixel rear camera, and a 5 megapixel front...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: Samsung attempts Apple's design emphasis but falls short on tech September 27, 2014

    New York: Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone. The new iPhones measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches diagonally, up from...
  • 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...
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: Samsung attempts Apple's design emphasis but falls short on tech September 25, 2014

    New York: Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone. The new iPhones measure 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches diagonally, up from...
  • 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...
  • Galaxy Grand Prime: Samsung readies its selfie phone September 17, 2014

    London: At a time when the world is going crazy over the selfie phenomena, Samsung is rumoured to have developed its first selfiecentric smartphone. The Galaxy Grand Prime reportedly has a 5MP frontfacing camera fit for clicking selfportraits. It has a 5inch, 540x960 pixels display, a 1.2 GHz quadcore Snapdragon 400 processor...
  • 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 Galaxy Note 4 to Nokia Lumia 730: 'Selfie' phones unveiled at IFA 2014 September 6, 2014

    Berlin: Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It's a declaration to the world that they were there. Pop stars such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber have helped popularise the trend, too, by posting stylised selfies to...
  • From the original Note to Note 4: Evolution of the Samsung Galaxy Note September 4, 2014

    South Korean giant Samsung unveiled the next generation of its pioneering "phablet" and "smartwatch" gadgets at the IFA consumer electronics fair Wednesday in a bid to keep ahead of archrival Apple. The Galaxy Note 4 is "more enjoyable and more efficient" than its predecessors, said sales and marketing chief DJ...
  • IFA highlights: Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3, Acer Liquid Jade, Asus ZenWatch September 4, 2014

    Berlin: Samsung and other electronics companies used the IFA trade show in Berlin to showcase their holiday lineups. New smartphones, computerised wristwatches and a virtualreality headset were among the gadgets announced Wednesday. Samsung Electronics The Korean electronics company says it will start selling two new smartphones and a virtualreality headset in October. The...
  • Little in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to excite new users September 3, 2014

    Berlin: Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest mobile phone maker, unveiled new versions of its Galaxy Note smartphone on Wednesday after previous design miscues cost it customers in the largescreen phone market it pioneered. The new Galaxy Note 4 features a crisper, 5.7inch display in a metal frame, reflecting Samsung's latest design...
  • Highlights: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 September 3, 2014

    Samsung has unveiled the fourth generation of its Galaxy Note phablet at simultaneous events in Beijing, Berlin, and New York. Here are the top features in the Galaxy Note 4. 1. It weighs 176g and is 8.5mm thick. 2. It comes in four colours black, white gold and pink. 3. It has...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook: Samsung, Barnes & Noble launch a readingfocused tablet; features a 7inch display, 3MP rear camera August 21, 2014

    New York: Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new readingfocused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The 7inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will sell for $179, the same entry price of the nonbranded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. The move had been expected since Barnes & Noble...
  • Samsung unveils the metalframed Galaxy Alpha, its thinnest Android phone August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung is also embracing the metal frame, quite like its biggest competitors Apple and China's Xiaomi. The latest in the line of its innumerable Galaxy devices is the 4.7inch Galaxy Alpha that comes enclosed within a metal frame and its 6.7mm profile makes it the South Korean...
  • 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...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S review: A strong challenger to the Apple iPad June 26, 2014

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S tablet looks different. As soon as I turned on the screen, I noticed that the colours are stunning and vivid. Red looks redder, and greens are greener. The lawn and the trees in Ghostbusters look alive, as does a purpletinted apparition. The Tab S is...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Galaxy K Zoom: Samsung's new 20.7 megapixel cameraphone with 10x optical zoom April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Targeted towards a generation addicted to selfies, Samsung has launched a new cameraphone that improves on the legacy of the Galaxy S4 Zoom, Samsung's first attempt at a phone with an opticalzoom. One of the highlights of the device is the Selfie Alarm that allows users to take timed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...