Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone maker by volume, has had a string of disappointing quarters, mostly due to declines in its mobile division. Now it looks like mobile head and co-CEO J.K Shin could be on his way out, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal.
The fourth Galaxy Note replaces Samsung’s traditional plastic body with a new aluminum edge, which makes the big smartphone feel lighter, more durable, and just plain nicer.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note, one of the most anticipated big phones hitting the United States this fall, will go on sale on October 17.
PayPal’s mobile wallet app is expanding its support for Samsung’s latest devices. The company first added biometric security in April with Samsung’s…
Samsung is expected to launch the latest Galaxy Note handset at simultaneous events in New York, Beijing, and Berlin this morning. We’ll be liveblogging the New York location here starting at 6am PT.
LG’s G3 Stylus phone may look a lot like the G3 flagship, but looks aren’t everything. The phone adds a digital pen for note taking while using lesser hardware all around — particularly in the 5.5-inch display and its 960 x 540 resolution.
At the end of a promotional video, LG included a lineup of three G3 devices, including the G3 Stylus, which has yet to be officially announced.
Samsung reported its first year over year decline in profit since 2012. During the conference call, company execs told investors about a new unnamed high-end device coming out in 2014.
Samsung product strategy VP Yoon Han-kil shares details about Samsung’s 2014 plans, including a “high-end model” Tizen phone at the end of the second quarter and a “new form-factor” for the Galaxy Note.
The old Galaxy Tab is due for a refresh and it could be a 7-inch model that recently surfaced on a benchmark site. Also tested were two high-resolution tablets in 8.4- and 10.5-inch sizes that will likely have an S-Pen.
With two months of availability, Samsung says its Galaxy Gear is the best selling smart watch every thanks to 800,000 sales. Industry insiders say the actual figure is closer to 50,000. So which is it? Sadly, we’ll likely never know.
It’s hard to classify what Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 is because it mostly requires two hands to use and has a 5.5-inch display. But it fits in a front pocket and makes voice calls. Here’s our first look at Samsung’s latest and greatest Android device.
Fjord’s Prashant Agarwal thinks we should forgive the stylus its sins of the past and reconsider how it could complement our tablet experience. And as the tablet markets grows, this is an opportunity for companies to differentiate their products from the iPad and extend the value of touch devices.
Having just launched the Galaxy Note six weeks ago, could T-Mobile be readying the Galaxy Note II? Aside from the original phone out of stock on T-Mobile’s website, a leaked screenshot and product name indicate that T-Mo could go big with the new Galaxy Note II.
After selling 500,000 units of its Optimus Vu, LG is reportedly partnering with Verizon to bring the 5-inch smartphone to the U.S. The timing is odd, as is the phone’s 4 : 3 aspect ratio, given the success of the Galaxy Note and its coming soon successor.
LG is taking a page out of Samsung’s playbook with the Optimus Vu: A 5-inch Android smartphone that doubles as a tablet. LG is launching the phone internationally next month but it could be a tough sell due to the wide form-factor and aspect ratio.
It’s here! Samsung’s Galaxy Note has arrived for those wanting a T-Mobile version and it looks to be worth the wait. This video look shows Android 4.0.4, the S-Pen and an overall size comparison between the Note, Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 tablet.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note, the 5.3-inch smartphone (or is it a tablet?) will launch for T-Mobile’s U.S. network in the coming weeks, according to the company, which says 77 percent out of 1,031 surveyed U.S. smartphone owners want a device with a 4.5-inch or larger display.
Two hints from earlier this week tipped us off and now a picture of Samsung’s Galaxy Note with T-Mobile branding confirms the rumor. There’s no official word from T-Mobile, but it’s a safe bet T-Mobile customers will get their own version of Samsung’s 5.3-inch Android smartphone.
Enthusiast site T-Mo News has two bits of evidence suggesting that T-Mobile will have it’s own version of the 5.3-inch handset; currently an AT&T exclusive in the U.S. market. Aside from a similar product number, an alleged screenshot from a Galaxy Note shows a T-Mobile app.
Matt describes all the differences between the AT&T Galaxy Note and the international addition, while Kevin convinces Matt consider buying a MotoActv. Hands on with the HTC One S and X international editions and thoughts on Nokia’s response to the Lumia 900 connectivity issues.
A Samsung Galaxy Note review unit arrived this weekend; here’s a brief look at the hardware. People are asking the wrong question about the Note, trying to classify it as a phone, a tablet or even a “phablet.” I’ll show you the right question to ask.
Apparently a 5.3-inch smartphone isn’t too big, and having stylus to go with it doesn’t mean it’s a failure: Samsung announced 5 million sales of its Galaxy Note Wednesday. Even with the included stylus, the oversized phone — or undersized tablet — is the right size for success.
Along with a promised upgrade to Android 4.0, Samsung is adding more functionality to the S Pen stylus used with the Galaxy Note. The 5.3-inch handset will gain more stylus-supported apps along with new software and better recognition of handwritten text from the S Pen.
Another hot device from this month’s Consumer Electronics Show is about to hit the market: AT&T announced a Feb. 5 pre-order date for the Samsung Galaxy Note. With a 5.3-inch HD display, can this phone, er tablet, succeed where Dell failed with the Streak?
We often see third-party device teardowns, but Samsung bucks the trend by showing breakdown of its 5.3-inch Galaxy Note. Those who say Android screens are getting larger mainly because of LTE radio size need to take a closer look at this dissection. I think they’re wrong.
In a challenge to Apple’s Retina Display technology, Samsung introduced a new high-resolution smartphone, the Samsung Note. The phone packs 1280×800 pixels in a 5.3-inch Super AMOLED screen paired with a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor and digital pen. Is it too big to be a phone?