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Bixby is Samsung's take on the digital voice assistant. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung officially announces Bixby virtual assistant

Samsung's new digital assistant, Bixby, is "fundamentally different" from the competition's digital assistants. With advanced artificial intelligence at its core, Bixby will debut on the Galaxy S8. Samsung hopes to eventually bring the assistant to all of its appliances.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active on AT&T receives Android Nougat

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active gets Nougat on AT&T

In addition to the usual new features delivered by Android Nougat, this update also removes the AT&T address book and throws new Samsung services such as Samsung Pass and Samsung Cloud into the mix.
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The LG G6 features a unique 2:1 (or 18:9) aspect ratio. (Source: LG)

MWC 2017 | LG officially unveils G6: Ultrawide on-the-go

The LG G6 is now official: 5.7" display with an aspect ratio of 2:1, Snapdragon 821, 4 GB of RAM, and an interesting dual-camera setup. Noticeably absent is support for LG's Friends.
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The Exynos 8895 might appear in the international version of the Galaxy S8. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung launches Exynos Series 9 8895 SoC

The Exynos 8895 is built on Samsung's 10 nm FinFET process and offers some notable improvements over last generations Exynos processors.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 could be in for a refurbished return. (Source: Hankyung)

Note 7 resurrected: Samsung could begin to refurbish and sell Galaxy Note 7

According to a South Korean news outlet, Samsung may refurbished recalled Galaxy Note 7 units with smaller capacity batteries and new outer casings.
Mac Otakara has stated that Apple may update their current iPad Pro and iPhone lines in March. (Source: Otakara)

Apple rumored to update iPad Pro, iPhones in March

According to Japanese website Mac Otakara, the Cupertino Giant will add several new sizes of iPad Pro and new colors to the iPhone SE and iPhone 7 lines.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android phablet in Blue Color finish

Samsung Galaxy S7/Edge gets Nougat on T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge owners on T-Mobile have recently begun to receive OTA notifications that the Nougat update is ready and it looks like the latest security patches have been included as well, although the new firmware is not based on Android 7.1.1.
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to be completely redesigned. (Source: VentureBeat)

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumored to be announced on March 29th, will be redesigned

According to rumors, The Samsung Galaxy S8 will remove the physical home button and feature much larger displays. The phone is expected to be announced on March 29th.
Unlike the pictured Galaxy S7, the S8 will have a fingerprint scanner on the rear instead. (Source: The Guardian)

Samsung Galaxy S8 may be available for purchase around April 21st

Say goodbye to your bezels. Users are finally getting a potential date on which they may purchase a Galaxy S8, which will have a number of interesting features including the curved “infinity” display from the S7 Edge, a new assistant, and USB Type-C port.
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Samsung posted year-over-year growth of about 50% for Q4 2016. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung posts major revenue and profit growth for Q4 and full-year 2016

One phone does not make a company. Despite setback with the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung recorded a massive jump in profits for FY 2016.
Samsung Galaxy S7 lineup to get Android 7.1.1 update in January 2017

Android 7.1.1 Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy S7 series coming in January

The Galaxy Beta program will shut down later today, and the official notice that delivers this information also reveals that the final Android 7.1.1 Nougat software update should arrive in January "as soon as possible."
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Android 7.1.1 Nougat now available on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Android 7.1.1 Nougat coming to the Samsung Galaxy S7 series

Samsung will preview Android 7.1.1 on its latest flagship smartphones before any other manufacturer outside of Google.
Experts believe there will be a component shortage for flexible OLED panels in 2017 and beyond. (Source: LG)

Afraid of Apple hogging all the OLED screens, top China vendors cooperate to establish new supply chain

Chinese smartphone vendors Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and BBK are working together with Royole, specialist in thin, flexible panels, to secure a new OLED supply chain.
The Meizu PRO 6 Plus, powered by the Samsung Exynos 8890, is now available in China. (Source: Meizu)

Meizu unveils PRO 6 Plus powered by Samsung Exynos 8890 SoC

Meizu's new PRO 6 Plus is a followup to its PRO 6, released earlier this year. The PRO 6 Plus phablet is boasts impressive specs and could even be a suitable replacement for those missing the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
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The glossy black version of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge will be available soon.

Samsung: Pictures of the glossy black version of the Galaxy S7 (edge) leak

First it was just a rumor on Chinese Weibo but then a Samsung Manager posted pictures of the glossy black Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, making it very likely, that this color option will be available soon.
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Samsung Galaxy S7 could come in Jet Black for the Holidays

Samsung Galaxy S7 could come in Jet Black for the Holidays

The new glossy color option should reinvigorate sales of the nearly one year-old Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
Android 7.0 Beta for Samsung Galaxy phones breaks Gear VR

Android 7.0 Beta for Samsung Galaxy phones breaks Gear VR

Volunteers that downloaded the Android 7.0 Beta are unable to user their Samsung Gear VRs, as the headset only works on Samsung phones.
Samsung hopes to capitalize on messaging tech with its new acquisition. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung acquires NewNet Communication Technologies

The acquisition aims to improve and standardize Samsung's messaging platform and enhance the messaging experience for its customers.
Even the text seems to be beta. Samsung released an app to apply for the Android 7 beta.

Samsung Galaxy S7 (edge): Android 7 Nougat beta available in UK

Samsung Galaxy S7 (edge) users in Great Britain can choose to apply for an Android 7 beta program for their phone. The app is available in the Galaxy App Store but seems to be limited to the UK at this point in time.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 leak suggests MWC 2018 reveal

Samsung Galaxy S8 leak suggests MWC 2018 reveal

The manufacturer may be sticking to its initial plans of unveiling the Galaxy S7 successor at MWC 2018 despite the continuing Note 7 troubles. Additional rumors point to a 5.5-inch AMOLED UHD display and up to 8 GB of RAM.
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Samsung to discount Galaxy S8 and Note 8 by 50 percent for Note 7 owners

Samsung to discount Galaxy S8 and Note 8 by 50 percent for Note 7 owners

Loyal Galaxy users in Korea who had purchased the Note 7 may be eligible for deep discounts on next year's Galaxy flagships.
Android 7 might bring new Always On features and Grace UX to the Galaxy S7.

Will Samsung Galaxy S7 users get their hands on the Note 7 GUI with Android 7?

Internally, Samsung is testing Android 7 Nougat on a bunch of Galaxy Phones already, the S7 and S7 edge are among them. A new report from China suggests that the Grace UX and some of the Note 7 features might make it to the Galaxy S7 with Android 7
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Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in pink gold finish finally coming to the US market

Pink gold Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge coming to the US

More than four months after its arrival in South Korea and not before Europe, either, the US market finally receives this color option for the Galaxy S7 flagships.
Samsung Gear 360 Camera Review

Samsung Gear 360 Camera Review

360 Degree View. Virtual Reality and 360 degree photography are the hype and Samsung is delivering what the customer wants with a new camera. In this review, we will check to see whether the camera is worth the investment.
0.5" | 145 g
Samsung gives small overview of the design of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet

Samsung gives small overview of the design of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet

Engineering challenges include incorporating a curved display with back and front Gorilla Glass protection whilst retaining the integrated stylus recess.
Samsung Q2 2016 financial results show higher sales than Apple

Samsung Q2 2016 financial results are up once again YoY

The South Korean manufacturer is doing better than ever with sales up 4.94 percent YoY to 50.94 trillion Won.
Samsung confirms manufacturing defects on early Galaxy S7 Active batches

Samsung confirms manufacturing defects on initial Galaxy S7 Active batches

Early adopters of the rugged Galaxy S7 Active may find that their new smartphones may not be waterproof at all.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge now available in Pink Gold across Europe

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge now available in Pink Gold across Europe

The attractive Rose Gold color option that Apple popularized has now made its way to Europe after landing in North America last month for the Samsung flagships.
Samsung Q1 2016 financial results reveal higher profits and revenue

Samsung Q1 2016 financial results reveal higher profits and revenue

While Samsung's smartphone division has been performing spectacularly, its semiconductor and LCD divisions have been flat YoY.
Samsung Galaxy S7 experiencing slow-motion recording issues

Samsung Galaxy S7 experiencing slow-motion recording issues

The stuttering problems appear to be only affecting Galaxy S7 SKUs with the Snapdragon 820 SoC while the Exynos 8890 SoC can presumably run the same actions without any hiccups.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone Review

Sets standards! The Galaxy S7 Edge is certainly not a bundle of groundbreaking innovations, but it fuses state-of-the-art premium technology in its casing and is presently rightly considered as the reference model of its class. However, there are some points of criticism and we would have wished Samsung had been a bit more intrepid in some points.
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa | ARM Mali-T880 MP12 | 5.5" | 157 g
Samsung content with initial Galaxy S7 sales figures

Samsung content with initial Galaxy S7 sales figures

Manufacturer suggests that shipments are currently above expectations without actually giving any solid figures.
Samsung details new LED View Covers for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung details new LED View Covers for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Other specialized accessories include a tactile QWERTY keyboard, lens cover for improved camera features, and a clear view cover for both screen and chassis protection.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphone Review

Exploring new worlds? Exploring new worlds? Faster SoC, larger battery, better camera, premium display, and great design. The S-class from Samsung signifies excellence and our expectations are accordingly high. Usually these are also fulfilled, but the Galaxy S7 has some weaknesses.
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa | ARM Mali-T880 MP12 | 5.1" | 152 g
Samsung Galaxy S7 totals 255 Euros in production costs

Samsung Galaxy S7 totals 255 Euros in production costs

The 700 Euro Galaxy S7 costs less than less than half in production costs and materials with the most expensive component being the Snapdragon 820 SoC.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge now available in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge now available in Europe

The two smartphones come in Black, White, and Gold options for hefty starting prices of 700 and 800 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge teardown shows Sony camera sensor and Snapdragon 820

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge teardown shows Sony camera sensor and Snapdragon 820

The teardown dives deeper into the Dual Pixel rear camera and other major hardware components.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge could start at 700 to 800 Euros

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge could start at 700 to 800 Euros

Pre-orders may begin as early as February 21st for a launch on March 11th.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge may come in Silver or Gray color options

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge may come in Silver or Gray color options

After numerous leaks of the Galaxy S7, it's now time for the Galaxy S7 Edge to make an unofficial appearance. Previous rumors showed the device in Gold only.
Samsung files trademark request for always-on displays

Samsung files trademark request for always-on displays

The "Always-on Display" trademark with the USPTO could apply to the upcoming Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge flagships.
Samsung Galaxy S7 with Snapdragon 820 SoC appears on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy S7 with Snapdragon 820 SoC appears on Geekbench

While listings with the Exynos 8890 SoC are not new, this is the first appearance of a Samsung model with the Snapdragon 820 SoC.
Alleged Samsung employee shares details on the Galaxy S7

Alleged Samsung employee shares details on the Galaxy S7

The source reiterates on the March 11th launch window and the new 12 MP f/1.7 rear camera that is expected to be flushed with the design.
Rumors point to a March 11th launch date for the Samsung Galaxy S7

Rumors point to a March 11th launch date for the Samsung Galaxy S7

More evidence suggests an official announcement and U.S. launch date for the Samsung flagships within the next two months.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge LED cases spotted at FCC

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge LED cases spotted at FCC

The flagship Galaxy S of 2016 is very well on its way to an official announcement if these documents are anything to go by.
Samsung Galaxy S7 may include Force Touch and retina scanner

Samsung Galaxy S7 may include Force Touch and retina scanner

Exotic features may help separate the upcoming Galaxy S7 from others in the category.
Samsung may not update design for Galaxy S7

Samsung may not update design for Galaxy S7

Rumors of Samsung's next flagship smartphones believe the update will be mostly internal.
Smasung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to bring back the microSD slot

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge could bring back the microSD slot

The next-gen flagships are expected to show up in early 2016, both bringing back the microSD slot, but Samsung still has to confirm this.
Samsung faces Snapdragon 820 overheating issues

Samsung faces Snapdragon 820 overheating issues

The company is currently working on a patch to the chipset's control software. If this does not help, Samsung plans to use heat-pipes to improve heat dissipation.
Samsung Galaxy S7 could sport both a metal chassis and Hi-Fi sound

Samsung Galaxy S7 could sport both a metal chassis and Hi-Fi sound

The next Samsung flagship may be super-slim with high-strength magnesium alloy and a dedicated sound chip for improved quality.
Samsung Galaxy S7 may include USB Type-C port

Samsung Galaxy S7 may include USB Type-C port

Sources close to Sammobile.com claim that the next generation Galaxy model will carry the new reversible USB standard.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)