2014 gave us the first smartphones with a Quad HD (2560 x 1440) display, but that’s not good enough is it? I am thinking 700+ ppi makes a lot more sense doesn’t it? Yup, I am talking Ultra HD baby, as in 4K. Well Samsung seems to agree as they are working on a 5.9-inch Super AMOLED display that will sport a resolution of 3840 x 2160 and a ppi of 746.
Samsung announced today a new tech toy for a hands-free communication. Known as the Gear Circle, the tech is said to be both light-weight and sweat resistant. The kicker is this wireless stereo headphone sits around your neck, vibrating when you have an incoming call. There’s more it can do.
Samsung has today announced that its teamed up with twenty-four of the world’s leading mobile content and service providers to offer Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge owners twenty-four pre-paid or discounted subscriptions as part of the South Korean company’s ‘Galaxy Gifts’ campaign.
The subscriptions are divided into four groups: Productivity, Entertainment, News & Reading and Lifestyle & Others. according to Samsung, all of the categories have been optimized for the S Pen in an effort to “to provide users with more enjoyable and powerful mobile experience”.
Hit the break to view the full list of subscription-based freebies that Samsung is offering.
Samsung’s latest in the Galaxy Grand line may have leaked in benchmarks, confirming some specs for the device. If the benchmarks are accurate, the Galaxy Grand 3 will be the SM-G7200 and will feature some decent midrange hardware.
Now that Samsung has unveiled and released all its flagship smartphones for 2014, reports are starting to emerge claiming that the Galaxy S6 is now in the early stages of development.
Although exact specifications are currently unclear, the handset has officially been dubbed ‘Project Zero’, which is a strong indication that Samsung is trying to achieve something unique and different with the Galaxy S6.
AT&T announced earlier this morning that the cousin to the Note 4, the Note Edge, will be available in select retail stores starting Friday, Nov. 7. While Samsung is only going to sell a select few Edges, those on AT&T will be happy to know that they’re some of those lucky enough to purchase the concept device.
Like the Note 4, the Edge boasts a QHD SAMOLED that wraps around the edge of the right side of the screen. That edge allows users to view notifications and clears up screen real estate by allowing uses to move their favorite apps to the edge. However, if you’re wanting to purchase the Edge, you’re going to have to pay an even prettier penny than you do with the Note 4.
Samsung has been teasing the Lollipop update for some of their most recent devices with videos and cryptic tweets, but today users of the Samsung Galaxy S4 can breath a sigh of release as the Korean manufacturer has promised an update for last year’s flagship. The international Exynos-powered variant (GT-I9500) will likely receive the update early next year with the carrier models to follow. Any Galaxy S4 users out there getting excited? Discuss in the comments below!
If you cast your mind back to September, you may remember that the folks over at SamMobile managed to get their mitts on an exclusive preview of Lollipop running on a Galaxy S5, but as Samsung was still working on a strategy to make TouchWiz compatible with Google’s Material Design guidelines, the firmware was rather buggy and a number of inconsistencies could be spotted throughout the user interface.
Now, however, the online publication is in possession of a new internal Android Lollipop preview. This time it’s the latest build of Android 5.0 (LRX02E) and at first glance it looks to be miles better than the version previously demoed. It’s a lot smoother for starters, and there’s a truckload of additional features. Us naming the changes is all well and good, but wouldn’t you rather see them in action?
If your answer to the question is yes — hit the break to watch the new leaked Android 5.0 firmware running on a Galaxy S5.