Samsung needs an additional supplier to help produce Galaxy S6 Edge 3D Thermoforming glass

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Reports indicate that Samsung has been upping production targets for both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge. Obviously the Galaxy S6 will be the bigger pull, but the Edge won’t be a slouch either.

Samsung’s initial plans were to manufacture roughly 8.5 million glass units for the Edge phone during the 2nd quarter of this year. We detailed the 3D Thermoforming process that’s involved in making the Edge glass so we aren’t surprised that the current supplier might not be able to keep up. The latest report says they can produce roughly 6.5 million units.


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Samsung to carry on using premium materials in its upcoming handsets

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It’s no secret that the Galaxy S5 handset was an underperformer, both in terms of sales and its samey design, becoming the first Galaxy flagship to sell less than predicted. This was a factor in Samsung’s market share dropping to a 3-year low that co-incided with revenue declining for the first time in nine years. The Korean giant finally acknowledged that a new strategy was required. This new strategy included designing the next Galaxy flagship out of metal and glass, and according to the Co-Chief Executive Officer Shin Jong Kyun, the premium materials are here to stay.


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Samsung starts rolling out Lollipop OTA for Galaxy S4’s in France

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Samsung is now pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all unlocked models of the Galaxy S4 located in France. The 729.59MB, upgrade which carries version number 7.18.531.2, transports the latest build of the Android operating system to the handset, in addition to a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements and speed optimizations.


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Will the Galaxy S6 be able to compete with the iPhone 6?

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The iPhone 6 took the world by storm when it was launched late last year. Collectively, the iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus took away a significant chunk of the Android device market share. And now with Samsung launching the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, industry sources have started to wonder whether the Korean manufacturer has done enough to stop the behemoth that is the iPhone 6.


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Samsung launches Animal Edition Battery Packs to raise awareness of endangered animals

It isn’t often that you can accuse Samsung of being warm, fuzzy and that it’s products are cute, but perhaps this is as close as a giant tech company can be described as such. As part of the Samsung’s ‘Charge the Life’ campaign to raise awareness about endangered animals, a range of battery packs has been announced that each carries an illustration of an endangered animal on the front. 
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