Samsung updates flagship tablet line with Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung updated its high-spec tablet line with the launch of its Galaxy Tab S2, the company’s closest rival to Apple’s iPad line, which was described as “the most immersive Samsung tablet to-date”. The launch comes at a time when growth …

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Samsung set for plus-sized S6 launch

Samsung is reportedly set to launch a version of its Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone with a larger screen and Qualcomm processor. According to website SamMobile, the device will feature either a 5.4-inch or 5.7-inch display with curved edges on both …

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AT&T lands exclusivity on Galaxy S6 Active

AT&T announced a US exclusive on Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Active, a new edition to the vendor’s S6-branded portfolio. The differentiating feature of the device is its IP68 certified casing, which is water-resistant up to 1.5 metres and for up to …

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Galaxy S6 sales off to strong start

Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S6 line were the second-best selling smartphones after Apple’s iPhone portfolio, according to Counterpoint Research, with signs that the device is proving a better proposition than the vendor’s previous-generation range-topper. Based on its analysis of April …

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Galaxy S6 Edge “most expensive” Samsung flagship to build – IHS

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge is “the most expensive Galaxy S line smartphone yet built”, but has a lower retail price than a “comparable iPhone 6 Plus”, according to a preliminary estimate by IHS. A Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone with 64GB …

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Samsung cites signs of smartphone recovery

Samsung said that its focus for 2015 is on improving profitability in its struggling handset unit, as it cited some early signs of recovery at the end of 2014. The company said that compared with the previous sequential quarter, profit …

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Samsung completes new mid-tier smartphone range with Galaxy A7

Having seen the lustre come off its flagship Galaxy S smartphone range, thanks largely to aggressively priced alternatives from Chinese vendors, Samsung is currently focusing on its new mid-tier Galaxy A range, completing it with the 5.5-inch Galaxy A7.

Samsung mulling staff shakeup after S5 sales miss

Samsung is reportedly considering a “major leadership shake-up”, following its well-documented woes in the mobile market. According to The Wall Street Journal, a possible casualty will be Jong-Kyun Shin, who is listed as CEO and Head of IT & Mobile …

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Samsung arrives at its smartphone moment of truth

By its recent lofty standards, Samsung’s Q2 2014 smartphone shipments were a disappointment. In spite of the launch of the flagship Galaxy S5 in the middle of the quarter, shipments declined annually and it seems the strategy that has served Samsung so well may have run its course.