Samsung Will Introduce Magnetic Resonance Charging Feature on its 2014 Smartphones
Future Smartphones
Today, wireless is a word we know and love. With smartphones we are able to do so many things with wireless technology, including making voice calls, sending text messages, transferring files and others. Recently, there are reports that Samsung will soon make the wireless charging a standard technology for smartphones released next year. While batteries are getting larger, they are …
MetroPCS Has Updated Its Monthly Prepaid Plan
New Smartphone
MetroPCS has recently introduced changes to its $25 per month with unlimited talk time and text messages. The update is applicable to two feature phones and both are using MetroPCS’ older CDMA network: Samsung Freeform M is available for $59.99 and comes with BlackBerry-like design. Its other features include 2.4-inch (320 x 240) screen resolution, 2Mp rear-facing camera email client …
Samsung Will Release Dual-Mode FDD/TDD LTE Smartphones
Android
Samsung is pushing further to China’s emerging 4G LTE market by bringing Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini with dual-mode LTE capability that runs on both TDD and FDD networks. Today, most countries are deploying FDD LTE technology when setting up 4G network. However, carriers in China are promoting the use of TDD-based 4G LTE networks. China Mobile, the largest …
Samsung’s Smartphones Are Now The Most Subsidized in the Market
Android
For years, Apple has been considered as the most subsidized smartphone maker, since its handsets tend to cost the most. After receiving subsidies, new iPhone models are typically priced at $199. However, the company just lost its title recently, since Samsung has become the biggest subsidy recipient. This shouldn’t be too surprising, since Samsung’s high-end models are as expensive as …
Samsung Continues to Target More Niches in Smartphone Industry
Android
It’s quite interesting to see how Samsung tries to capitalize the highly popular Galaxy S4 brand and comes up with a number of variants designed for specific niches in the smartphone market. They attach a compact camera to the new flagship and call it the Galaxy S4 Zoom. Also, there’s a dust- and water-proof variant called the Galaxy S4 Active. …
A Samsung Galaxy S4 Variant Appears on GLBenchmark Database
New Smartphone
After a long wait, finally we get the alleged benchmark result of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and this time, it comes from the GlBenchmark online database. Obviously, it’s not a good idea to take this too seriously due to some considerations. Codenamed Samsung SHV-E300S, this could be a Galaxy S4 model intended only for South Korean consumers. It is quite …
Samsung La Fleur Smartphones Are Released in Russia
Android
The 2013 edition of Samsung La Fleur smartphones collection appear very recently. Models in this collection are based on the Galaxy S3, Galaxy Ace Duos, Galaxy S Duos, Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy S3 Mini. The company has yet to provide official statement in terms of international release, but it appears that Russia will be the first to receive them. …
Samsung Begins Rolling Out Android 4.1.2 Update to Galaxy S2
Android
The long wait has ended for users of Samsung Galaxy S2 as the Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.2) update is being rolled out in Spain. This could be the beginning of a long process to push the major update to millions of Galaxy S2 owners around the world. With its arrivals, users can get significant changes in features and experience. The …