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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 …

Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab to hit Best Buy for $499

October 25th, 2010

When Verizon Wireless announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab, there was a fair amount of skepticism about the unreleased device’s $599 price tag. Now, according to a leaked Best Buy advert, it appears as though a Wi-Fi only model will be making its way to Best Buy Mobile for a more modest $499. The Wi-Fi only …

Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 update gone till November

October 21st, 2010

So sad. It looks like those Galaxy S owners who are still, very patiently we might add, waiting to get Android 2.2 on their handsets will just have to wait a little longer. According to a tweet by Samsung Mobile UK, the company’s Froyo update will “be available in the UK from early November” and …

Samsung Galaxy S officially blessed with Android 2.2

October 15th, 2010

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S (GT-i9000) is officially getting Android 2.2. The press release — which is dated October 18 — lists: voice-controlled GPS through Google Maps with Navigation, faster performance by JIT(Just in Time) compiler, Search in-browser, and Adobe Flash Player 10.1″ as some of the improvements being implemented by Froyo. The …

Sprint officially unveils LG Optimus S, Sanyo Zio, and Samsung Transform

October 6th, 2010

On schedule and as reported, Sprint has officially announced the addition of the LG Optimus S, Sanyo Zio, and Samsung Transform to its Android handset lineup. The LG Optimus S in an Android 2.2 device that boasts a 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen display, 3.2 megapixel camera, visual voicemail, Sprint ID, Wi-Fi (with hotspot capabilities), GPS, 1500 …

U.S. Cellular to offer Samsung Mesmerize, a Galaxy S phone

October 6th, 2010

If you’re rocking a contract on CDMA carrier U.S. Cellular, listen up. The company has just announced that they will be offering the Samsung Mesmerize; a full-touchscreen Android smartphone that carriers that Galaxy S moniker. Like all Galaxy S phones, the device will sport a Super AMOLED display (4-inch), 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, 5 megapixel …

Sprint's LG Optimus S gets pictured

October 6th, 2010

Earlier this morning, we told you about the LG Optimus S, an entry-level, Android 2.2 handset that will be making its way to Sprint shortly. The device, which has a 600 MHz processor, 3.2-inch full-touchscreen display, and 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera, should be available by the end of this month and will retail for $49.99 …

Samsung sells 5 million Galaxy S smartphones

October 5th, 2010

Via a press release, Samsung proudly announced that they have sold over 5 million Galaxy S branded handsets since the device’s launch back in June. As Samsung writes: “The GALAXY S has been a phenomenal success in the global smart phone market, recording global sales of over 5 million units including more than 2 million units in …

Samsung Galaxy S line getting Android 2.2 in late October?

September 21st, 2010

The Facebook page of Samsung Mobile España has posted up a quick note that seems to indicate the Samsung Galaxy S will be getting its Android 2.2 update in “late October.” Why is this important? Samsung previously indicated that, like the roll out of the device, updates to the various handset models would come more …

WSJ: Samsung Galaxy Tab to cost between $200 and $400

September 6th, 2010

Now this is more like it! The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung product executive, Hankil Yoon, informed them that the Galaxy Tab tablet would retail for somewhere between $200 and $400 in the United States. Yoon did say that the final price of the device would vary depending on carrier subsidies; hopefully the two …