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After several months of investigation, Samsung examined every aspect of the Galaxy Note7, including hardware, software and related processes over the past several months. Samsung’s investigation, as well as the investigations completed by three independent industry organisations, namely, UL, Exponent and TUV Rheinland AG concluded that the batteries were the cause of the Galaxy Note7 [...]

WSJ: Battery size was the reason for exploding Galaxy Note7 thumbnail

By now you'd probably be aware of the fact that Samsung is holding a press conference on Monday to reveal the exact cause of why Galaxy Note7s were catching fire globally. Now a report by Wall Street Journal claims that Samsung will claim that it was due to the "irregularly sized" battery overheating. According to [...]

Galaxy Note7 battery explosion cause to be revealed by Samsung thumbnail

Samsung has announced that it will reveal the cause of the battery explosion of Samsung Galaxy Note7 in a press conference. After several months of investigations, Samsung will hold this press conference in Seoul, South Korea on 23 January 10 AM (KST). Samsung Electronics, as well as independent expert organizations who conducted their own investigations [...]

Samsung rolls out official Android Nougat update thumbnail

Sometime back Samsung had extended the Nougat update to Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users who were a part of their beta program. Now, its flagship phones, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge have started receiving the official Android 7.0 Nougat update. This new update enables faster speeds for downloading apps and system software updates. [...]

Samsung will supply Exynos chips for Audi’s in-vehicle infotainment system thumbnail

Samsung has announced their participation in Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) as a partner supplier of Exynos processors. The SoC will be used for Audi's in-vehicle infotianment system, which boasts multiple OS and multi-display support and offers powerful computing and graphics processing performance. Samsung introduced the first Exynos processor back in 2010 and while mobile [...]

Report claims Galaxy S8 likely to go on sale in mid-April, 64GB base storage thumbnail

Eldar Murtazin from Mobile-Review is been one of the few industry experts who has been more or less accurate when it comes to upcoming smartphones. In a report published by him on his website, he talks in detail about the upcoming Galaxy S flagship smartphone. According to the report, Samsung has floated around multiple prototypes [...]

Samsung unveils Galaxy C9 Pro in India thumbnail

If Samsung's existing smartphone lineup wasn't crowded enough, the Korean smartphone maker has announced a new phone for the Indian market. The Galaxy C9 Pro is targeted users who want to use their device as a smartphone-tablet hybrid. Despite the large display, Samsung says the phone is designed to offer a one-hand grip, thanks to [...]

Samsung expands Galaxy J Series with J2 Ace, J1 4G thumbnail

Samsung's Galaxy J Series has always been about affordable smartphones and adding two more to its lineup are the J2 Ace and J1 4G. The Galaxy J1 4G is one of the cheapest 4G phones with Super AMOLED display from Samsung whereas J2 Ace boasts a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with front flash however, to be [...]

Worries don't seem to leave Samsung off late. Prosecutors in South Korea are looking to arrest, Jay Y Lee, son of Kun-hee Lee for a bribing scandal involving the country President. The prosecutors allege that younger Lee had donated about 43 trillion won to a President-affiliated non-profit foundation in return for supporting the merger of [...]

Samsung starts rolling out Android Nougat update for Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge thumbnail

Samsung has reportedly started rolling out the Android Nougat update for its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge users who were a part of the Galaxy Beta program. The update is about 215MB for those who were already on the Nougat beta build but will expectedly be around a gigabyte when one goes from Android [...]