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Bell getting Samsung Galaxy Tab on November 12th

November 5th, 2010

We just received an internal Bell document detailing the carrier’s plans to release the Samsung Galaxy Tab on November 12th. It will run on “Canada’s best network” over HSPA+, be SMS-capable, and will start to be loaded into inventory lists today. No word on pre-orders or reservations, but our Canadian friends will be browsing BGR …

Samsung Galaxy S becomes first Wi-Fi Direct certified handset

November 3rd, 2010

It looks as though the worldly Samsung Galaxy S will be one of the very first smartphones to be knighted by the Wi-Fi Alliance as Wi-Fi Direct certified. Wi-Fi Direct is a newly minted protocol that will allow enabled electronics to make device-to-device connections with the speed, range, and throughput of 802.11b/g/n. Samsung’s generic GT-I9000 …

Samsung Mobile Display to showcase 7-inch Super AMOLED, Galaxy Tab bound?

November 3rd, 2010

Blog oled-display.net is reporting that Samsung Mobile Display will showcase a new, 7-inch, Super AMOLED display at the FPD-International conference in Japan from November 10th to the 12th. The report states that the new window will have a 1200 x 600 resolution and will be available to manufacturers in the later half of 2011. “The …

iSuppli: Samsung Galaxy Tab packs $205 in materials, $215 to manufacture

November 2nd, 2010

Here’s a head-scratcher: analytics company iSuppli has completed its analysis of Samsung’s GT-P1000 Galaxy Tab, and, according to their report, the device contains $205.22 worth of components and costs roughly $214.57 to manufacture. The Galaxy Tab has received some serious criticism for its less-than-competitive price-point ($599 in the U.S.) when compared with Apple’s 3G iPad …

Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab crosses FCC’s desk

October 30th, 2010

It looks like the Wi-Fi only variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab — a device Samsung said they were working on that recently made an appearance in a Best Buy advert — has crossed the FCC’s desk. The only difference between the carrier branded Tab and the Wi-Fi only Tab, other than the absence of …

Samsung reports Q3: $3.98 billion in profit on $35.8 billion revenue

October 30th, 2010

South Korean electronics powerhouse Samsung has announced its Q3 financials via a press release. The outfit raked in an impressive $35.8 billion in revenue and $3.98 billion in operating profits, and about 25% of that profit came by way of its thriving telecommunications business. Samsung chiefs were quick to credit their mobile communications wing, which shipped …

Will the Nexus Two be a Galaxy S refresh made by Samsung?

October 29th, 2010

According to Gizmodo, yes. The blog is reporting that a “friend” of theirs actually got some hands-on time with the Samsung heir to the Nexus throne. The device, which is being referred to as the Nexus Two, was described as “black and shiny” with a 4-inch AMOLED display (we would assume Super AMOLED since it’s …

U.S. Cellular jumps on Galaxy Tab bandwagon

October 28th, 2010

It looks like regional carrier U.S. Cellular will throw its proverbial hat in the Samsung-ring and offer its customers the Galaxy Tab Android device. Most of us, by now, are familiar with the device’s spec sheet — Android 2.2, Flash 10.1, and 7-inch display — what we’re really interested in is the price and launch …