Samsung's Gear S2 is its first round faced wearable and Samsung is attempting to boost its prospects through the holiday season with a sweeping and extensive update. The smartwatch will be competing against the likes of the Apple Watch, Moto 360, and Huawei Watch this Christmas, and with Apple likely to lead the pack Samsung is competing for best of the rest.
It seems that Samsung is prepping a new variant of its Galaxy A series smartphones, with the Galaxy A9 passing through the GeekBench software. This is a brand new version in the range, although it is unclear whether this is a replacement for the Galaxy A8 or if it is merely going to become a stable mate for that handset.
Samsung has launched a new smartphone in China today, the modest Galaxy J3(6), which has recently passed through the FCC in the U.S. and TENAA in China. The handset is unlikely to appeal to the those seeking cutting edge specs, but it may just hit a sweet spot for those looking for an affordable option from a major brand that also looks decent.
We know that Samsung is working on sequels to its Galaxy A series (A3, A5, and A7), the handsets have already showed up on benchmarking software. Now, the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 have been leaked in image form and alongside the specs leaked through benchmark results, we have a solid idea of what exactly these smartphones will be.
Better late than never. Samsung has today launched the Galaxy Note 5 in Platinum Gold in the United States; easily our favorite color for the company's flagship phablet. We love the Note 5 in all guises, but in its gold form it is a true looker, one of the very sexiest smartphones on the market, classy and elegant in spades.
Samsung's Exynos 7420 has been consistently the best performing chipset on the market this year, but it has possibly met its match with the launch of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and the imminent unveiling of Huawei's Kirin 950. A day after Qualcomm unveiled the 820 Samsung has responded by announcing the new Exynos 8 Octa 8890 chipset.
Samsung has confirmed its next Unpacked event very early, saying that its 2016 Unpacked event will be held on February 21st, 2016. The event will almost certainly be used for the company to lift the curtain on its Galaxy S7, the handset that will replace the current Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge as the company's flagship device.
Ah the good old flip phone, the form factor that refuses to go away. It still amazes us how these handsets have a market in Asia from companies like Samsung and LG. The former Korean giant has just had its latest flip phone passed through TENAA in China, the Samsung Galaxy Golden 3.
It is hard to see where Samsung's huge 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet is going to fit into the market. It is not a true PC or laptop competitor because Android lacks the overall functionality of a full PC OS like Windows. It may also be a tough sell as a tablet, simply too large to carry around while we guess some games and apps won?t refit to the size. We will know soon enough when we get our hands on the View, it has rolled out in the United States today.
Samsung is going after Apple in Russia by offering a deal that makes it more affordable to get the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+. The Korean giant says that a trade in of the Apple iPhone 5 of iPhone 5s (both older devices) will get you a certificate that slashes the price of its two latest flagships.