Android flagship gets marginal enhancements
Following a steady stream of rumors, Samsung finally unveiled its new Android flagship at a Mobile World Congress event. The Galaxy S5 brings marginal improvements over its predecessor, adding a fingerprint sensor and a 16-megapixel camera, though it does not bring any revolutionary new features that were hinted at in early speculation. Electronista checked out the new phone to see if it still delivers.
Smartphone Support System now available for Samsung Galaxy S4
On Monday, case maker PureGear announced the availability of its Smartphone Support System for Samsung Galaxy S4. First released for iPhone 5, S4 owners can now buy this versatile case system. The unit is the first to deliver a variety of functional options for the Galaxy S4, allowing users to position their smartphone as needed by propping it up, or clipping it to an object. Available in black/black and white/gray, the Smartphone Support System is priced at $35 at PureGear as well as a variety of US Retailers.
Samsung smartphones appear on carrier at same time as prepaid refresh
British phone network Three has announced it has started selling the Samsung Galaxy Mega and the Galaxy S4 Mini. Going on sale online today and in stores tomorrow, the two Samsung devices appear on Three at the same time as the carrier makes significant changes to the way it charges for its prepaid phone service.
Samsung chief interview mentions camera reveal at June 20th event
Samsung may be revealing a new camera in the near future, this time joining its existing NX range of shooters instead of being a direct replacement of the Galaxy Camera. A photograph of a camera allegedly called the Galaxy NX has surfaced, along with a confirmation from Samsung chief JK Shin that it will be showing off a new mirrorless camera at its launch event in London on June 20th.
Galaxy S4 set to debut Exynos 5 Octa, feature 5-inch AMOLED 1080p display
With just a week away from the official launch of the Galaxy S4, the key specs of Samsung’s eagerly awaited Galaxy S3 successor has had its specs ‘confirmed,’ reports Pocket-lint. Citing an unnamed, but reliable source, the Galaxy S4 will debut Samsung's previously announced 28nm Exynos 5 Octa, eight-core CPU. The source also confirmed original reports that the device will sport a 5-inch Super AMOLED 1080p display.
Samsung Galaxy S Blaze launched ahead of WMC
The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze, first teased in early January has been confirmed by T-Mobile to be landing on the network in ‘late March’ for $150 on a two-year contract after a $50 mail-in rebate is applied. The device is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor clocked at 1.5GHz. It supports 42Mbps HSPA+ speeds, which T-Mobile claims is faster than the average home Internet2 broadband connected to a home.
Deals on tablets, iPhone accessories, and more
Today's Deals from DealNN include discounted tablets, iPhone accessories, and more. Tigerdirect.com now has the 8.9-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 listed as its Deal of the Day, complete with 32GB of storage, a dual-core 1GHz processor, Bluetooth 3.0 support, and dual webcams. Currently featured at DealNN, this tablet has now dropped to $399.99 in price and offers savings of up to $180.