Tag Archives: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge May Be Updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat Directly, Skipping Android 7.0

Last month, Samsung officially rolled out its ‘Galaxy Beta Program’, which allowed users of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to test Android 7.0 Nougat on their devices. Now, it looks like the South Korean manufacturer might skip the official rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat update and directly bump up the smartphones to Android 7.1.1 Nougat – which was ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones to Be Disabled in Recall Effort

Samsung announced Friday it would disable its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the US market to force remaining owners to stop using the devices, which were recalled for safety reasons. The South Korean electronics giant, the world’s biggest smartphone vendor, said 93 percent of Galaxy Note 7 phones in the United States had been returned to the company after its ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Blue Coral Variant Now Available in India; Black Pearl Colour Variant Launched

After the Blue Coral variant launched last month, Samsung has announced a new colour option for its successful Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone. The company has introduced the brand new Black Pearl variants – giving its customers a total of seven colour variants to choose from. After initially launching it in select markets, Samsung has now introduced the Blue Coral variant ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Not Have 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Home Button, Say Reports

Samsung Galaxy S8 may be part of the joining the list of smartphones that have abandoned the 3.5mm headphone jack, if a new report is to be believed. The South Korean giant will reportedly remove the audio jack from the upcoming flagship Samsung Galaxy S8. Another report separately claims that Galaxy S8 will also not include a Home Button while ... Read More »

Samsung Wins Over Apple in $399 Million Patent Appeal in US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Samsung in its big-money smartphone patent fight with Apple, throwing out an appeals court ruling that the South Korean company had to pay a $399 million penalty to its American rival for copying key iPhone designs. The 8-0 ruling, written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, held that a patent violator does not always ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units Exploded Due to Its ‘Aggressive Design’: Report

Samsung held a grand Unpacked event in August to unveil its most promising device ever, convinced that this device would finally let the tech giant claim the throne it sought so badly. However, the turn of events since then has been a living nightmare for Samsung. What is even worse is that the root cause of these Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Crisis Brings Down South Korea’s Industrial Output

South Korea’s industrial output fell in October as Samsung Electronics discontinued its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a government report said on Wednesday. Production in all South Korean industries dipped 0.4 percent in October as railway workers went on strikes, Xinhua news reported. Production slid further from previous months according to Statistics Korea. Samsung ending production and sales of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime Shows Up on Amazon and eBay in the US

Samsung’s new budget Galaxy J1 Mini Prime smartphone is now available online in the US. Priced at $89.99 (approximately Rs. 6,000) for the unlocked variant, the handset is up for grabs via Amazon.com. It’s worth noting that Samsung, at the time of writing, has not officially announced the handset or listed it on the company website. The Samsung Galaxy J1 ... Read More »

Galaxy S8 May Become the First Samsung Smartphone With Selfie Autofocus

Samsung Galaxy S8 may finally become the company’s first smartphone to feature autofocus functionality on the front camera, a feature so far missing from even the flagship handsets of the South Korean titan. Samsung is planning to introduce autofocus functionality with the front camera on its upcoming flagship device, being dubbed Samsung Galaxy S8, instead of fixed-type, as per a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro With Snapdragon 626 SoC, 4GB RAM Spotted on AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro, the rumoured Pro version of the smartphone that was launched recently, is in the news again courtesy benchmarking site AnTuTu. The key specifications of the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro have appeared on the benchmarks, revealing its display resolution, processor, RAM, and other features. The smartphone is expected to be launched in December, alongside the Galaxy C5 ... Read More »