Samsung Ambitiously Paving the Phablet Road


Samsung announced at Mobile World Congress that in four months time, the company had shipped 2 million units of the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note, a device that straddles the phone and tablet form factors. While the Note has attracted a devoted following of people who appreciate the device’s portability as a tablet while still retaining functionality […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet

Galaxy Note 10.1

After the Galaxy Note 5.3 ‘phablet’ release, Samsung is now announcing a purely tablet version of the device with the company’s S-Pen functionality in a 10.1-inch form factor. Like the Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Galaxy Note 10.1 will be an Android slate that incorporates the S-Pen, which is based on Wacom’s digitizing technology for pen […]

Galaxy Note Successor Gets Bluetooth Approval


We’ve heard rumblings of a successor to the Galaxy Note, which was only recently released in the U.S. for carrier AT&T’s 4G LTE network, last month and now the device, which bears the model name GT-8000, is appearing again with Bluetooth certification from the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. The GT-N8000 had received WiFi certification last […]

Verizon Customers Want the Galaxy Note, Petition Begins to Let Big Red Know


Prior to AT&T releasing the 4G LTE-capable Galaxy Note, a smartphone-tablet hybrid device with a large high resolution 5.3-inch display, on its network, there were rumors that Verizon Wireless may bring a Galaxy Note to its own network dubbed the Galaxy Journal. Since then, there hasn’t been word of a Note or Note variant for […]

T-Mobile USA Announces Galaxy S Blaze 4G Pricing, Availability

This will be T-Mobile’s second announcement for the Galaxy S Blaze 4G. After having announced the device earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show without any details of availability. It seems now the carrier is ready to let the cat out of the bag with the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G and T-Mobile USA […]

Retailer Claims Samsung Canceled 32 GB Version of GSM Galaxy Nexus


While the Galaxy Nexus is currently only offered in the U.S. through Verizon Wireless as a 4G LTE smartphone with 32 GB of non-user expandable memory, international GSM buyers of the pentaband HSPA+ smartphone have a choice of 16 GB or 32 GB of on-board non-user expandable memory. It looks like Samsung is now having […]

Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 on FCC Website


A few days ago, GSM Arena got a tip that the Samsung Galaxy Mini was getting a successor, the Galaxy Mini 2. According to their tipster, the Mini 2 has a model number of┬áS6500 and is code-named Jena. Like Samsung needs more models to cloud the waters more. Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S, Galaxy […]

Samsung Debunks Galaxy S III March Launch Date


After having announced that the third-generation Galaxy S III flagship Android smartphone would miss the anticipated February Mobile World Congress launch in Barcelona, Spain, there were rumors circling that the device may see a March release when Samsung France had sent out some press invitations. Now, it appears that the March date is also off […]

Samsung Continues to Poke Fun at Apple with Super Bowl Galaxy Note Ad


Samsung’s Super Bowl Sunday television commercial advertising the company’s Galaxy Note LTE smartphone/tablet hybrid device for AT&T highlights the device’s stylus and large screen. If you missed the Super Bowl commercials, you can glimpse Samsung’s commercial in the video re-posted below: Though the commercial is hip, fun, and does touch on a couple of the […]

Samsung to Release Galaxy S II Plus Before Galaxy S III


Samsung had just recently announced that the Galaxy S III won’t be unveiled at Mobile World Congress this month and that the third-generation flagship would be revealed at a separate launch event in the first half of the year. So what will be headlining Samsung’s MWC lineup? Potentially, a refreshed Galaxy S II may be […]

Samsung Holding Separate Galaxy S III Launch Event in 1H 2012


While originally anticipated for launch at Mobile World Congress this month, Samsung had changed its mind and floated around dates for the successor to the Galaxy S II flagship smartphone. The third generation device, widely believed to be called the Galaxy S III or Galaxy S 3, is now slated for a separate Samsung-specific launch […]

Samsung Takes Another Cue From Apple: Device Engraving


In Samsung’s native homeland of South Korea, the company will be offering its consumers the option of getting their devices personalized through custom engraving. At launch the service will only be offered on the company’s Galaxy Note, which is a device with a 5.3-inch screen that comes with both voice and data capabilities and will […]

Galaxy S Advance i9070 Leaked, Rumored for MWC


In addition to the much hyped Galaxy S III‘s rumored potential debut at Mobile World Congress in February, it appears that Samsung may also be prepping a Galaxy S Advance smartphone to launch at the same trade show. The Galaxy S Advance bears the model number i9070 and will basically be a dual-core version of […]

Samsung Already Working on a Galaxy Note Successor?


It appears that Samsung may already be working on a successor to the Galaxy Note, a device that straddles the smartphone and tablet space with its 5.3-inch high resolution 1280 X 800-pixel display. Though there’s little information about the successor(s) to the original Galaxy Note, which will be headed to AT&T’s 4G LTE network soon […]

Samsung Readies High-End Galaxy Smartphone Speaker Dock With Analog Audio


Audio seems to be the next big thing to differentiate smartphones and tablets. Manufacturers have partnered with SRS Audio, Dolby Labs, Monster (via Nokia accessories), and even Beats Audio (through HTC smartphones) to deliver better tunes ‘just as the artist intended’ on mobile devices. Now, Samsung is taking it a step further with its own […]

Is the Samsung GT-N8010 the Galaxy Note II?


The Samsung Galaxy Note took on a unique hybrid form factor. As a device with a 1280 X 800 high resolution 5.3-inch screen, the Note could either be used as a large smartphone or a small-sized portable tablet. In the few months that the Note has been on the market, it looks like Samsung may […]