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Samsung smartphones in 2012 infographic Samsung official blog posted an infographic to shed some light on the company’s smartphone sales in 2012. The info comes courtesy of Strategy Analytics, and reveals that Samsung sold a staggering 213 million smartphones in 2012! Samsung’s smartphone market share in 2012 was 30.4 percent. To put that 213 million number into perspective, the world’s fifth most populated country globally has a population of 200 million. Here in Finland we have under 5.5 million people, meaning Samsung...

Samsung Galaxy S IV I9500 Reuters just confirmed what we’ve heard rumored before: Samsung will announce it’s new flagship on March 14th in New York. The timing for the invitation was also rumored, since it makes perfect sense for Samsung to try and steal the focus from those manufacturers that will announce new devices at Mobile World Congress over the next three days. “We introduced the Galaxy S III in London last year, and this time we changed the venue (to New York)… as we were bombarded with requests from U.S....

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Last week we got an “accidental” leak of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. Today, the company made it officially official. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 has a massive 8-inch WXGA screen (1280 x 800 pixels) with a pixel density of 189ppi. What’s different about this device is that it’s actually  not a tablet, but a phablet, effectively making it the world’s largest phone! Inside we have an Exynos chipset with a 1.6GHz A9 quad-core CPU and 2GB of RAM. The main camera is a 5-pixel sensor without...

Samsung Galaxy S IV I9500 SamMobile writes that Samsung will not use their AMOLED display or Exynos processor inside the new flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S IV. The Samsung Galaxy S IV will have a 4.99-inch FullHD SoLux display instead of  an AMOLED screen that we’ve seen on other flagships by the company. A SoLux display is a backlit LCD display, but we can’t say whether it will be of the LCD2 or LCD3 variety. Samsung has for a while had problems in manufacturing FullHD AMOLEDs, meaning a switch to LCD is possible. The processor...

Save the date for a big announcement – March 14 And keep silence HTC will miss HTC One sales again Like it was in 2012. — Eldar Murtazin (@eldarmurtazin) February 18, 2013 Eldar Murtazin, the well known leaker and founder of russian website Mobile-review, just tweeted that Samsung is preparing to unveil the Galaxy S IV at an event in New York City on March 14th. This is well in line with earlier rumors of a mid-March launch. In order to make things harder for other smartphone manufacturers, Samsung will likely send out...

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 Android 4.1.2 JZO54K It was all the way back in December of 2012 when Samsung detailed the Premium Suite update for the Galaxy Note. Possibly the biggest change with this update is brought by Android 4.1.2 alone. To users this will mean a much faster user experience, and the user interface gets even better when Samsung finally ditched the old TouchWiz UI and brought in the Nature UX, that can be found on the likes of the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. Official Firmware Details: Android Version: 4.1.2 –...

Red Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE with white Galaxy Note 8.0 Samsung recently announced the Garnet Red color option for the LTE model of the Galaxy Note 10.1. The device was unveiled in South Korea, but what’s actually interesting is what marketing material the company used. Hiding in the background is a white device that isn’t public yet. Could it be an “accidental” leak of the Galaxy Note 8.0? The S-Pen accompanying the render would indicate that this device is in fact part of the Note family. The device is clearly...

Samsung Galaxy S IV I9500 specs confirmed A leaked Samsung smartphone lineup chart reveals new interesting information about the Samsung Galaxy S IV (GT-I9500). According to the image above, the Galaxy S IV will sport a 5-inch Full HD screen (1920 x 1080), run the Samsung Exynos 5440 SoC, 2GB of RAM, as we’ll as run Android 4.2. As per Samsung’s usual naming convention with the Exynos line of processors, the Exynos 5440 is “only” quad-core, and not the octa-core quite many are expecting to see. An octa-core Exynos...