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Samsung has an unusual idea to create the perfect smartphone display

December 28th, 2020

Samsung’s newest display innovation proposes a “sub-display” screen that would move vertically behind the main screen to cover the single-lens or dual-lens camera system at the top of the display. The invention would allow Samsung to build a real all-screen display for smartphones without using an under-display camera. The technology could be used with any …

Samsung flagship rebrand

Samsung is apparently mulling a rebrand of its Galaxy S smartphones

February 25th, 2019

At least as far as Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship smartphones go, it may be time for a time new name. That’s according to a report from South Korean’s Yonhap News Agency, which quotes an unnamed company source over the weekend as confirming that the South Korea-based smartphone manufacturing giant is looking into a new naming …

Galaxy S8 Launch

Galaxy S8 vs. original Galaxy S: From copying the iPhone to outpacing it

April 12th, 2017

Apple announced the iPhone in 2007, and it soon became clear to Samsung that the iPhone was the device to replicate to succeed in the mobile business. The company has often been accused of copying everything about the iPhone with its Galaxy S phones. Lawsuits between the two revealed that “books” were written at Samsung …

Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge Name

Mystery solved: Here’s why there’s an ‘S’ in Samsung’s Galaxy S line

April 27th, 2015

Not that it matters very much how each company chooses to name its products, whether they’re smartphones, tablets, cars or tacos, but there actually is a legitimate reason that flagship Android smartphones from Samsung are named Galaxy “S.” Taking a walk down memory lane, Phone Arena has rediscovered what it is – and no, the “S” doesn’t stand for Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy S Advance receives early hands-on preview

February 3rd, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy S Advance was announced on Monday, and not even a week later the device has shown up in Vietnam and received a hands-on from Mai Nguyen. The handset reportedly features a design that is a combination of the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Nexus, complete with a curved display. The Advance’s specs …

Samsung Galaxy S likely won’t get Android 4.0 ‘value pack’ update

January 4th, 2012

Samsung announced at the end of December that the highly popular Galaxy S line would not be receiving an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The device, which sold over 10 million units worldwide, doesn’t include enough memory for the update, Samsung claimed. After outraged users flocked to social networks with their complaints, reports out of South …

Quad-core Samsung Galaxy S III to be unveiled at MWC 2012

December 28th, 2011

Samsung’s Galaxy lineup has been one of the most sought after smartphone lines worldwide. The Galaxy S II became the company’s fastest selling smartphone ever, selling 3 million units in just 55 days. Moreover, Samsung sold more than 30 million Galaxy S and Galaxy S II smartphones worldwide as of October. There is no question that consumers are interested in the Galaxy lineup …