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Samsung Galaxy S8 to Launch With AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it will offer an artificial intelligence assistant service in the upcoming flagship smartphone, as the South Korean firm seeks recovery from its global smartphone recalls. The Galaxy S8 will let users order food or perform other tasks without going through a third-party application but by simply asking the phone’s virtual assistant, Samsung said in a statement. ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung America Says Most Units Replaced

  Samsung Electronics America said on Friday it has replaced nearly 85 percent of all recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices as it works to resolve the issue of fire-prone phones. South Korean parent company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd announced the global recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s in early September following numerous reports of the smartphones catching ... Read More »

Samsung Reviewing Ways to Limit Environmental Impact of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it was reviewing options to limit the potential environmental impact from the firm’s discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. The remarks come after environmental group Greenpeace issued a statement earlier this week demanding the world’s top smartphone maker find a way to reuse rare materials such as cobalt, gold, palladium and tungsten ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Tipped to Sport an OLED Display With 90 Percent Screen-to-Body Ratio

In a bid to douse the fire that the Galaxy Note 7 caused, Samsung is looking to calm the situation by making its upcoming Galaxy S8 count. The ‘S’ series flagship largely expected to be unveiled in February will have some significant upgrades to lift the mood of its loyalists. The latest leak suggests that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will ... Read More »

Samsung Launches Mobile Accessories, Galaxy S7 Edge Blue Coral Colour Variant

Samsung has decided to end South Korean exclusivity for six of its mobile accessories, bringing a range of wireless speakers, headphones and wireless charging modules to markets worldwide sometime this month. The company has also unveiled a Blue Coral colour variant for the Galaxy S7 Edge, to be made available in select markets across the globe. It’s touting a “Wireless ... Read More »

Half of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Users Shifted to iPhone After Recall: Survey

Samsung has asked all of its Galaxy Note 7 buyers to get their handsets replaced. To end the bad phase, Samsung is offering cash, a Galaxy S7/Galaxy S7 Edge, or even an upgrade programme for next year to placate customers. A small survey done by IDC sheds light on what Samsung Galaxy Note 7 users are inclined to opt for, ... Read More »

Galaxy S8 to Sport Slick Design, Improved Camera, and Enhanced AI Service, Says Samsung

Samsung has already taken a major hit with the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco that has caused the company a 30 percent profit plunge and also adversely affected its reputation globally. The South Korean company however is very positive about its upcoming Galaxy flagship, believed to be dubbed Galaxy S8. According to Lee Kyeong-tae, Samsung’s Vice President for Mobile Communications, the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Tipped to Sport Optical Fingerprint Sensor

Drowning in controversies, Samsung has confirmed that it won’t give up on its plans to launch the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 next year. Traditionally, Samsung launched its ‘S’ series flagship at MWC in Barcelona, and if that is the case this time as well, then work on the Galaxy S8 should have already begun. There have been quite ... Read More »

Samsung Says Galaxy Note 7 Probe Goes Beyond Batteries

Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it will examine every aspect of the Galaxy Note 7 such as hardware, software and the manufacturing process to determine the root cause of the fires that led to the phone’s cancellation. Samsung Co-Chief Executive J.K. Shin said at a shareholder meeting that Samsung had sold 1.47 million new replacement Galaxy Note 7s using different ... Read More »

Samsung Posts 30 Percent Drop in Profits on Galaxy Note 7 Debacle

Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported an expected 30 percent profit plunge on the back of a highly damaging recall crisis that hammered the reputation of the world’s largest smartphone maker. The third quarter earnings were announced just hours before the start of an annual shareholder meeting which was set to approve the latest step in a complex generational change of ... Read More »