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Samsung handsets get free calls, SMS and data from Reliance Jio in India thumbnail

If you live in India, there's a fair chance you must have heard about Reliance Jio. For our readers outside India, Reliance Jio is a new carrier that will change the telecom scenario by bringing cheaper data services, voice calls and SMS. At least, that's what the general consensus is. Now the carrier seems to [...]

Samsung and Nokia expand their patent cross license agreement thumbnail

Samsung and Nokia have announced the expansion of their patent cross-licensing agreement. The new agreement now covers additional patent portfolios between both the companies. Neither Nokia nor Samsung has specified which patents the agreement covers but Nokia reckons the licensing will have a positive impact on their financials. Earlier this year, Samsung and Nokia reached [...]

Samsung confirms Aug 2 event for Galaxy Note7 thumbnail

Mark your calendars, everyone as Samsung has confirmed the announcement of their upcoming Galaxy Note device. Samsung will reveal the device on August 2 at an Unpacked event in New York but will also hold simultaneous events in Rio de Janeiro and London. Samsung's Unpacked event invitations are generally teasers but that's not the case [...]

Samsung has created a socket that works with UFS and microSD cards thumbnail

Last week Samsung introduced a new range of UFS-based memory cards that offers superior performance when compared to the current breed of fastest microSD cards. However, as amazing as it sounds, there's not a single device in the market that can take advantage of this technology. To make it possible, Samsung has confirmed that they [...]

Consumer Reports dunks Galaxy S7 active in water to find some interesting results thumbnail

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge come with water resistant protection and the US-exclusive Galaxy S7 active is said to best it by offering protection better than regular Galaxy S7 family. However, a report by Consumer Reports begs to differ. The organisation tested Samsung's claim and put it in a tank to simulate under [...]

Samsung unveils Galaxy J2 (2016) in India with Smart Glow notifications thumbnail

Samsung today announced two new devices under its affordable J series. The Galaxy J2 (2016) is the first device to be unveiled at an event in India that improves on the features from last year and brings in some new features. Aesthetically, the device is different from Samsung has been producing in the last few [...]

Samsung introduces Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition thumbnail

Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition at the Team USA Road to Rio event in Chicago, USA and at an event in Sao Paulo in Brazil. The limited edition phone will go on sale from July 18 in select few countries like Brazil, United States, China, Germany and South Korea. [...]

Samsung’s UFS memory cards have a read speed of 530MB/s thumbnail

Samsung first introduced Universal Flash Storage aka UFS storage with the Galaxy S6 family. This new standard is said to be faster and reliable when compared to the eMMC-based flash storage. The Korean giant is now expanding the same goodness to removable memory cards with the introduction of UFS memory cards. The cards will be [...]

Samsung announces Earnings Guidance for Q2 2016 thumbnail

It's that time of the year again - Samsung has published its earnings guidance and it seems Samsung will report a good profitable quarter. According to the estimated figures based on K-IFRS, Samsung expects consolidated sales to be around 50 trillion won whereas operating profit will hover around 8.1 trillion won. As we state for [...]

Samsung introduces new TV models in SUHD, Smart TV and Joy Beat range thumbnail

Samsung has bombarded the Indian market with new television sets today, announcing close to 44 models from the SUHD TV, Smart TV and Joy Beat series. SUHD TVs are the highlight here with the TV boasting its Quantum Dot colour technology that promises truer and richer colours that uses the RGB matrix compared to the [...]