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Samsung Tizen Galaxy Z1 Due in January
By Luke Jones on Monday December 22, 2014

Samsung's first ever Tizen based smartphone has been in the pipeline for some time, starting as a high end device that was cancelled and then a lower end handset. That budget option has been close to launch a number of times and has been delayed, this month being the latest setback. However, Korea Economic Daily is now offering a new date for the Galaxy Z1 (SM-Z130H), with the device not pencilled in for January 18, 2015.

Samsung Galaxy J1 Shows Up Online (Leak)
By Luke Jones on Friday December 19, 2014

Samsung's new strategy does not seem to include releasing fewer smartphones as the Korean company has another handset in the works. We've had the Galaxy A series (launched), the Galaxy E (coming), and the Galaxy U (cancelled), so how does the Galaxy J sound? Well, we are going to find out soon enough as the Korean company is prepping such a device that is showing up at the moment with the model number SM-J100.

Report: Samsung's Future in the Balance?
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 18, 2014

Earlier in the week, the guys over at PhoneArena conducted a poll and asked its readers whether they thought that "Samsung's dominion over the smartphone market coming to an end?"

Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge to get Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 17, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop is making its way around the mobile world with numerous handsets now rocking the latest and greatest mobile software from Mountain View. However, if you are toting the brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 or Galaxy Note Edge you may not be getting Android 5.0 at all. Don't worry though, it is not half as bad as it first looks.

Samsung Pulls Plug on Galaxy U Series
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 16, 2014

Samsung makes so many devices and has so many smartphone ranges that it is hard to keep up. Take for example the Galaxy U line of handsets, another new series that has been in development alongside the A series, E series, as well as an overhaul of the S range. It is a muddling array of devices to be sure, so I am glad that Samsung has reportedly decided to ditch the Galaxy U series at the development stage.

Exclusive: Samsung Not Launching Galaxy S6 at CES Next Month
By Luke Jones on Monday December 15, 2014

Samsung's back to the drawing board "Project Zero" Galaxy S6 is the company's upcoming flagship and arguably a vitally important device in judging where the fortunes of the Korean giant lie. This year's Galaxy S5 was not a disaster by any stretch but it came alongside a general cooling in relations between Samsung and the consumer, the S6 is the device that is supposed to reignite the spark.

Android 5.0 Lollipop Arrives on Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition
By Luke Jones on Saturday December 13, 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop is finding its way to more and more devices, with even some third party OEM built handsets getting the latest and greatest from Google. The platform is now making its way to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition, the version of Sammy's 2013 flagship that runs the stock Android experience as Google intended it.

Samsung Not Making Galaxy S6 Edge
By Luke Jones on Friday December 12, 2014

Samsung has been oft rumoured to be going back to the drawing board with the Galaxy S6, the company's next flagship smartphone that is arguably its most important ever. It?s true that Samsung will redesign the S range and will pack it with the best specs, but one much rumoured handset, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, is not being made after all.

More Info on Samsung Galaxy E Series
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 11, 2014

We brought you news about Samsung's new budget Galaxy E range two days ago, the Korean company's new series that will go up against Xiaomi in China and other companies in the rest of the world. The devices will be part of Samsung?s new dawn of re-creating its huge success and the Galaxy E series will carry the same design ethos as the Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy A series.

Samsung Tizen Phone Delayed Again
By Luke Jones on Thursday December 11, 2014

Samsung's first ever Tizen has been close to launching for months, it was expected in November when Samsung explained itself as to why the company has taken so long to release the device.