In 2014, Xiaomi took the lead in the world’s largest smartphone market, according to a new report from IDC. Meanwhile, Samsung lost more ground in Q4 2014.
Since its launch last month, the Tizen powered Samsung Z1 smartphone has been sold to over 100,000 customers in India and Bangladesh.
One “special function” of the Galaxy S6 could be wireless charging that works with any of the current standards.
In a new report, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 will allegedly feature a metal frame, and will be significantly thinner than the Tab S, and more specifically, thinner than the Apple iPad Air 2.
The Galaxy A7 (SM-A700F) is now available for purchase in India through Samsung’s official India eStore, priced at ₹30,499 ($490).
Samsung has announced that its 14nm FinFET technology is ready for mass production and that a new Exynos 7 Octa SoC will be the first chip to use the process.
It was a very interesting week in the world of Android. OnePlus caused quite a stir when it announced it hired key Paranoid Android developers to help create Oxygen OS. A mystery Nvidia device was teased for next month. The long awaited Xposed framework update for Lollipop finally landed. We heard several credible reports about the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Sony introduced its low-cost Xperia E4. Lollipop updates hit more devices. Xiaomi introduced itself to the US and said it would open an accessories store later this year. And we heard rumors about Google’s plans with Android One and a new payment service.
Samsung has begun rolling out Android 5.0.1 Lollipop updates for the Snapdragon powered Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910F) and the Note 3 LTE (SM-N9005) in Europe.
The 17-second clip doesn’t seem to contain any hidden clues about the appearance or features of the Galaxy S6 and its curved edge sibling, but the camera outline and the copy suggests the camera experience will be a big part of the Galaxy S6’ appeal.
In addition to removing much of TouchWiz’s bloatware, reportedly much of the remaining software will be user uninstallable. Furthermore, the Touchwiz UI is seeing plenty of Lollipop-inspired changes.