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  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge vs HTC One M9: How the new flagships measure against each other 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours around its next flagship phones, both Samsung and HTC on Sunday 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...
  • LG Display, Samsung unit to supply Apple Watch screens: Report 6 hours 10 minutes ago

    Seoul: South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd and the display-making subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will supply screens for Apple Inc's smartwatches, The Electronic Times reported on Monday. The report, which cited unidentified industry sources, said LG Display will be the sole supplier of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for...
  • 10 things new in the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge 6 hours 14 minutes ago

    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 6 hours 37 minutes ago

    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 7 hours 52 minutes ago

    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...
  • Q&A: Here's what you need to know about Samsung's new mobile pay 9 hours 5 minutes ago

    New York: Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay capabilities. Samsung's payment service won't come until this...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless charging 18 hours 22 minutes ago

    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 19 hours 5 minutes ago

    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...
  • Samsung's Galaxy S6 tops the chart of 'most-anticipated' smartphone at the MWC 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Mobile World Congress 2015 is just a few hours away and speculations are running all-time high around the possible unveilings of some of the most awaited smartphones and related technologies at the three-day event. The last two weeks have seen a lot of rumours and leaks surrounding one...
  • Leaked images show two Samsung Galaxy S6 variants; one has a standard display, the other with a curved screen 3 days ago

    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 mass producing more efficient chip for smartphones 3 days ago

    Seoul: South Korean technology firm Samsung Electronics announced Thursday that it has begun mass production of a new flash memory chip for smartphones, offering greater speed and capacity than those currently available on the market. The new Universal Flash Storage (UFS) would be the industry's first 128GB chip, though other versions...
  • Government to help Indian tablet market grow in 2015: Report 3 days ago

    New Delhi:Large government and education projects, coupled with re-entry of older players in consumer segment, are expected to help the tablet PC market in India post single digit growth this year, research firm IDC said. The tablet market in India, which saw a correction post the introduction of BIS regulation in...
  • BlackBerry working with Google to secure Android devices 4 days ago

    Toronto: BlackBerry said on Wednesday that it is working with Google to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google's Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry's recent partnership with Samsung Electronics Co. In November, BlackBerry announced partnerships with Samsung and other high-profile technology industry players, broadening the...
  • Samsung to freeze salaries for the first time in six years 4 days ago

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it will freeze its South Korean employees' wages in 2015 for the first time in six years, after the world's top smartphone maker suffered a fall in profits in the face of rising competition. The South Korean giant in January recorded its first annual profit...
  • Samsung losing grip of Indian tablet market after leading it in 2014: Report 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung is still the leader in Indian tablet market with 19.2 per cent share in 2014, but the Korean electronics giant's grip on the segment is slipping, CyberMedia Research (CMR) said today. Overall, the tablet market in India fell by 9.2 per cent to 3.89 million units shipped in...
  • Indian smartphone market declines for the first time in Q4 2014: Report 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a first, the country's smartphone market fell by 4 per cent in the October-December period last year as compared with the previous quarter, research firm IDC said today. Overall, mobile phone shipments in one of the world's fastest growing handset markets stood at 64.3 million units in Q4...
  • LG to partner with China, Japan firms to make OLED TVs 6 days ago

    Seoul: South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Tuesday it plans to partner with Chinese and Japanese firms in a bid to make organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display televisions more mainstream. LG Electronics, the world's second largest television maker after rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, did not say what the partnership...
  • iBall overtakes Samsung as the top tablet seller in India: Report 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Domestic devices firm iBall has de-throned Korean technology giant Samsung as the top tablet seller in the Indian market in the quarter ended December 2014, according to global research firm IDC. The Mumbai-based iBall had a 15.6 per cent share of the tablet shipments in India in the October-December...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 to be launched in India in the second week of April; to be available for pre-booking from March 6 days ago

    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...
  • The first official look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 gives a glimpse of a curved side display 1 week ago

    New Delhi: US mobile carrier, T-Mobile has officially unveiled the first look of Samsung's much-anticipated smartphone, the Galaxy S6, which hints to a curved display. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is yet-to-be-rolled out to the consumers, however, a Twitter post by T-Mobile's CEO John Legere confirmed that the device will be available...
  • US judge dismisses lawsuit against Google for making own search engine default app in Android phones February 22, 2015

    New York: A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Google of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers that use its Android operating system to make the search engine company's own applications the default option. Consumers claimed that Google required companies such as Samsung to favor Google apps such as YouTube...
  • Samsung's new teaser video hints at a borderless, metallic 'Next Galaxy' S6 smartphone February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung's latest video for its 'Next Galaxy' gives us a sneak preview of what seems like a sans-border smartphone in metal to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 event in Barcelona starting March 2. The next flagship model in its Galaxy range is already speculated to...
  • Samsung Gear S, Sony Smartwatch 3 review: These smartwatches leave the phone behind February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Wearables are the next big thing and owning a smartwatch that lets you keep your phone at bay is an even smarter option. Although smartwatches need to be synced with your good old smartphone, there are situations and events when you would prefer to just carry a single...
  • Xiaomi is now China's smartphone market king; dethrones Samsung: Report February 19, 2015

    Shanghai: Upstart Xiaomi was the top smartphone company in China last year with a 12.5 per cent market share, narrowly outpacing South Korea's Samsung, market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said today. Samsung was just behind with 12.1 per cent market share based on shipments by vendor in 2014, slipping...
  • Samsung buys mobile wallet startup LoopPay, looks to challenge Apple Pay February 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Samsung has bought US mobile wallet startup LoopPay, signaling its intention to launch a smartphone payments service to compete with a recent offering from rival Apple. Mobile payments have been slow to catch on in the United States and elsewhere, despite strong backing. Apple, Google, and eBay's PayPal have all...
  • 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 Grand Max with a 5.25-inch display, 13MP camera available at Rs 15,362 February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has finally launched the much-anticipated Grand Max smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 15,362, the phone is exclusively available on Snapdeal.com. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is available in white and grey colour options. The Galaxy Grand Max has a 5.25-inch display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It...
  • LG-Samsung washing machine spat: LG releases video showing its executive 'merely testing its rival's products' February 17, 2015

    Seoul: LG Electronics, whose appliance chief has been indicted on a charge of purposely damaging Samsung washing machines, issued a video clip that it says shows the executive was merely testing its rival's products in plain view at a store in Germany. The video from the incident last September was released...
  • Samsung launches affordable 4G smartphones in India at Rs 9,900 onwards February 16, 2015

    Bangkok: Facing growing competition from brands like Micromax and Xiaomi, Samsung launched the Galaxy J1 4G - to be priced at Rs 9,900 in India - as the Korean electronics giant looks to protect its turf in one of the world's fastest growing smartphone markets. It launched two other 4G enabled...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Max to be launched in India on February 17 at Rs 17,286 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: IBNLive had previously reported that Samsung would be introducing the Galaxy Grand Max smartphone in India on February 17 and now further information about the product including its price have surfaced. The phone that will be exclusively available on Snapdeal.com was found to be listed on the e-commerce...