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  • Samsung to make Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chips

    Samsung Electronics will be making Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 820 chips for smartphones and other devices, refueling speculation that the chips could find their way into the South Korean giant's premium smartphones, thus winning back lost business.

    Written by John Ribeiro14 Jan. 16 07:32
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+: Three hits, three misses

    Samsung Electronics' latest flagship smartphone has some great hardware in a compact chassis for a device with a 5.7-inch screen. But there are some missing features and the price tag is eye watering.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs14 Aug. 15 06:09
  • Samsung bets big on Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+

    Samsung Electronics is hosting its second major product launch of the year in New York Thursday, with a lot riding on the expected debut of the large format Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. Carrying forward designs reminiscent of the existing S6 smartphones, the company is hoping make up for ground it has lost to the iPhone 6 Plus.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs13 Aug. 15 02:14
  • Samsung mass produces 256Gb 3D vertical NAND chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of 256-gigabit 3D vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memories, clearing the way for higher-capacity memory that doesn't take up more room.

    Written by Tim Hornyak11 Aug. 15 18:55
  • Chinese vendors triple smartphone share in India

    Chinese vendors tripled shipments year-on-year in the second quarter in the Indian market, indicating that low-cost vendors are posing a challenge to global players like Apple in a very price-sensitive market.

    Written by John Ribeiro11 Aug. 15 18:03
  • Samsung adds payments to its smart TVs

    Samsung Electronics is stepping up its payments push with the launch of a payment service that lets users buy content on some of its newer smart TVs.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs05 Aug. 15 20:30
  • Samsung event in August portends new smartphone launch

    Samsung Electronics has announced a key event in August in New York, suggesting that the company may be attempting to launch new products ahead of Apple's closely-watched annual iPhone event a month later.

    Written by John Ribeiro28 July 15 16:41