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Samsung Galaxy A8 Landing in Korea July 24
By Luke Jones on Monday July 20, 2015

Samsung announced the Galaxy A8 via its official Chinese division last week, revealing a high end smartphone that is the thinnest the company has ever made. Because of its Asian launch, we speculated that the A8 would land in markets such as China and Samsung?s homeland of South Korea before making its way to Europe and the United States. The company has today confirmed that is the case.

Leaked Photo Shows off Galaxy Note 5
By Luke Jones on Friday July 17, 2015

A new leaked image has landed online that reportedly shows Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 5, the company's latest flagship phablet. The photo follows weeks of leaks, rumor, and speculation around the handset where we have seen design renders, CAD designs, spec leaks, benchmarks, and release date information.

Samsung Spreading Tizen, Bringing Z3 to Europe
By admin on Thursday July 16, 2015

Samsung has not been too ambitious with its Tizen based smartphone so far, but the company certainly has huge plans for its own platform in the long term. The Z1 launched in India and so far is Samsung's only Tizen smartphone (the company's wearables also run the OS), but the Korean giant is going to spread Tizen's wings and may even launch a new smartphone in the process.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to Launch August 12
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 14, 2015

There have been plenty of rumors suggesting Samsung will be launching its Galaxy Note 5 during August, earlier than what it normally does. Some noise from the Korean company denied that was the case, but there is no smoke without fire and it is getting more apparent that Samsung will launch its phablet flagship next month, with 12th August the mooted launch date.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Official
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 14, 2015

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A8, a new device in it's a series that will sit alongside the Galaxy S3, A5, and A7. The new handset is high end, but will sit below the company's true flagships in the midrange A series. Following the A7, the Galaxy A8 takes its honor as the thinnest smartphone Samsung has ever made, while it also comes with a metal build.

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note Edge gets Android 5.1
By Luke Jones on Monday July 13, 2015

Sprint has today started rolling out Android Lollipop 5.1 for its Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which the company has also pushed out non-Android patches for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Sprint has been consistent with its Galaxy Note Edge updates, with this 5.1 update coming three months after Android 5.0 arrived on the device.

Samsung Offering $200 Cashback on Galaxy Note 4 in the United States
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 07, 2015

LG announced last week that it would be offering a free charger, battery, and charging cradle with every G4 purchase in the United States through July. Korean counterpart Samsung thinks it can do better though and the company is offering $200 off every Galaxy Note 4 bought during this month, again this is a United States exclusive unfortunately.

Samsung Profits to Fall Again, Quarterly Numbers to Drop
By Luke Jones on Tuesday July 07, 2015

Samsung announced estimates for its financial results for the last quarter and it really is a mixed bag for the Korean giant, with profits continuing to fall. The company has been through trying times over the last year and a half and indeed this was the seventh quarter in a row that the company's profits have fallen.

Samsung UK Says Galaxy S3 and Note 2 not getting Android Lollipop
By Luke Jones on Monday July 06, 2015

Samsung UK dropped the bomb that we guessed was coming but hoped wouldn't and confirmed that the aging Galaxy Note 2 or the Galaxy Note 3 will be getting Android Lollipop updates. This only cements what we had previously been told when Samsung Gulf claimed its Galaxy Note 2 variant would remain on Android 4.4 KitKat.

Samsung Regains Number 1 Market Share in United States
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 02, 2015

Apple's reign at the top of the smartphone market in the United States was short lived as Samsung wrestled back the top spot through the last quarter. The South Korean giant has dominated the markets for a couple of years, but the record breaking launch of the iPhone 6 put Apple at the top, a stunning feat.