12 Oct

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Announced

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Samsung Inc has officially announced the Galaxy S3 Mini with 4.0-inch Super AMOLED display, compared to the 4.8 inch version of Samsung Galaxy S3. The phone is powered by a 1 GHz dual-core processor and runs on new Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS. The design of the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is similar to the Galaxy S Duos that was launched in September. The phone is also packed with most of the unique features of Samsung Galaxy S3 including S Voice, S Beam, Smart Stay, Direct Call, and Buddy photo share.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Specs

– 4.0-inch (480×800) Super AMOLED capacitive Touch Screen display
– 9.85 mm thick & weighs 111.5 grams
– Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS
– 1 GHz Dual-core processor and 1 GB RAM
– 5 Mega Pixel Rear Camera with Auto Focus, LED Flash and 720p HD Video Recording
– VGA Front Facing Camera
– 8/16 GB Internal Memory which is expandable up to 32 GB via microSD
– FM Radio with RDS, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS and NFC
– 1,500 mAh Battery

No details about the pricing or the availability yet.

06 Sep

Samsung Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite launched

Samsung Galaxy S Duos

 

Samsung launched the Galaxy S Duos and the Galaxy Y Duos Lite, Dual SIM phones in India. The Galaxy S Duos comes with a 4.0-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels resolution) capacitive touch screen display and runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Galaxy Y Duos Lite comes with a 2.8-inch (240 x 320 pixels pixels resolution) capacitive touch screen display and runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).

Both these phones have Dual SIM ‘Always On’ (GSM+GSM) support. It means Call on Number one will be forwarded to Number Two if Number one is busy.

Samsung Galaxy S Duos

Samsung Galaxy S Duos

Samsung Galaxy S Duos Specifications

– 4.0-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels resolution) capacitive touch screen display
– Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
– 1 GHz processor and 512MB RAM
– 5MP Rear Camera with LED Flash, Auto Focus and 720p video recording. VGA Front Facing Camera.
– 3.5mm Audio jack
– FM radio with RDS, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth3.0 and aGPS
– 4GB internal memory that is expandable up to 32GB with microSD.
– Dual SIM Active (GSM+GSM) Support
– 1500 mAh battery
– Priced at Rs. 17,900 in India

Buy Samsung Galaxy S Duos on Flipkart.

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos Lite

Galaxy Y Duos Lite Specifications

– 2.8-inch (240 x 320 pixels pixels resolution) capacitive touch screen display
– Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
– 832 MHz single core processor
– 2MP Full Focus Camera
– 3GB Internal memory, which is expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD.
– 3.5mm Audio jack
– Dual SIM Active (GSM+GSM) Support
– FM radio with RDS, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth3.0 and aGPS
– 1200 mAh battery
– Priced at Rs. 6990 in India.

Buy Samsung Y Duos Lite on Flipkart.

30 Aug

Samsung unveils 16MP Galaxy Camera, with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Samsung has announced its first Android-based camera at IFA 2012. The new Samsung Galaxy Camera will come up with 16 MP with 21x Optical zoom. It has 23mm-480mm lens and f2.8 aperture.
Just like Samsung Galaxy Note 2, the Galaxy camera will also run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS with touch Wiz Nature UX and is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core processor.

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Specs and Features of Samsung Galaxy Camera:

– Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
– 4.8-inch LCD display
– 16 MP Camera with 21x Optical Zoom
– 23mm-480mm Lens and f2.8 aperture
– NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi,
– HDMI 1.4 output and, USB 2.0
– Support for microSD
– Pre-loaded with Samsung’s AllShare app, Photo & Movie Wizard, Microsoft Office 13 Home and Student version.
– 1650 mAh battery
– Weighs 305 grams
– Available in two storage options – 32GB/64GB
– Available in 2 variants, 3G+Wi-Fi or 4G+Wi-Fi (No support for calls)
– Pricing & launch details have not been announced.

21 Feb

Samsung Announces Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy Mini 2

Samsung has announced two new Android smartphones,Galaxy Ace 2 , and the Galaxy Mini 2, which are expected to arrive in Europe by April & March respectively.

samsung galaxy ace 2

Galaxy Ace 2:

– Android 2.3 Gingerbread
– 3.8-Inch (800x 480) Display
– 800MHz dual-core processor
– 768MB RAM & 4GB Internal memory
– 5 MP Rear HD camera with 720p video recording & VGA front camera for video calling
– Bluetooth 3.0, HSDPA 14.4Mbps & Wi-Fi 8
– GPS/Glonass
– 1,500mAh battery

samsung galaxy mini 2

Galaxy Mini 2:

– Android 2.3 Gingerbread
– 3.27-Inch (480 x 320 resolution) display
– 800MHz processor
– 512MB of RAM & 4GB internal memory
– 3 MP fixed-focus rear camera and VGA Front camera for video calling
– Bluetooth 3.0, HSDPA 7.2Mbps and Wi-Fi
– A-GPS
– 1,300mAh battery.

10 Aug

Apple bans Samsung from selling Galaxy tablet in EU [Update: Ban Lifted]

 

Apple won the legal battle of patent infringement battle against Samsung Electronics in which a German court temporarily banned the Korean Firm Samsung from selling its flagship Galaxy tablet in the European Union except the Netherlands.

apple samsung legal battle

A week earlier, Samsung could not even launch the Galaxy table in Australia due to the similar lawsuit.

Apple filed a case against Samsung saying that they have copied the iPhone and Ipad. The case has been filed in US, Australia and many other countries. Samsung has also countersued Apple on some other patents.

Samsung Galaxy is one of the biggest competitor for Apple Ipad. The decision of the court will definitely benefit the Apple to completely take over the market of tablets.

“We will challenge the decision of the court”, an official of the Samsung said.

Update: In a recent update on 17th Aug, 2011; the ban has been lifted by the German Court.

Samsung Inc released a statement, “We are looking forward to the opportunity to reassert our intellectual property rights at the hearing which is scheduled on August 25”. The hearing between the two tech giants will take place on Aug 25, 2011 in the German Court.