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  • 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...
  • Photos: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled on Sunday its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, at the Unpacked event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S6 smartphone features a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal and is designed from scratch in an operation dubbed...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless charging March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S6 smartphone featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple. Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed "Project Zero", the phone comes in two variants - the Galaxy S6 and...
  • Live: Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 at MWC 2015 March 1, 2015

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearWe have got glimpses...
  • Leaked images show two Samsung Galaxy S6 variants; one has a standard display, the other with a curved screen February 27, 2015

    Samsung is said to be launching two variants of the upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone - one with a standard display and the other with a Galaxy Note Edge-like curved display. Adding weight to the rumours is a new set of leaked images of prototypes posted on xda-developers forum that show...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 to be launched in India in the second week of April; to be available for pre-booking from March February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 that is scheduled to be unveiled globally on March 1 will make its way to India in the second week of April. While the exact India launch date is yet to be finalised, the sixth generation smartphone in the Galaxy S series is...
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 price slashed by Rs 3,550; now available at Rs 18,350 February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In what can be seen as a precursor to the discontinuation of the flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, Samsung has announced a price cut of Rs 3,550 on its original selling price. A retailer told IBNLive that the Galaxy S4 smartphone is now available for Rs 18,350. However, online shopping...
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 launched in India at Rs 30,499; features a 5.5-inch display, 13MP camera February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has introduced the recently-launched Galaxy A7 smartphone in India at a price of Rs 30,499. The phone that was unveiled early last month is now available in India via the company's India e-store. For now, the phone is only available in white colour in India. The black- and...
  • 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...