Samsung has record pre-orders
Published in Mobiles


Just after announcement

A few days after announcing its new Galaxy S smartphones, Samsung claims it has more than 20 million pre-orders.

The fact that Samsung 14nm SoC works surprised the industry
Published in Processors


No one expected such good yields

We found out one rather interesting story at the Mobile World Congress and it sheds more light on Samsung's decision to use Exynos SoCs for most markets instead of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810. 

Samsung's processing leap was corporate espionage
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CommonWealth claims

A magazine claims that Samsung’s leapfrog over TSMC to become the 14nm provider of choice is as a direct result of corporate spying. 

Tame Apple Press claims Jobs Mob have killed Samsung
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What a difference a percentage point makes

The Tame Apple Press had a Nintendo in its trousers when Gartner released figures showing Apple sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time since 2011.

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Qualcomm talks Snapdragon 820 at MWC 2015
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With custom 64-bit CPU core

While some of the first devices based on the Snapdragon 810 are about to hit the global market, Qualcomm has decided to unveil some the first details regarding its next big thing at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Snapdragon 820 SoC.

Samsung sorts out its apps
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Microsoft included
 
Samsung has carried out its purge of in-house apps on the Galaxy S6 and included some of Microsoft's software. Both the S6 and S6 edge will ship with a "Microsoft Apps" folder that currently includes OneDrive, OneNote and Skype. 
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are official
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64-bit 14nm Exynos with 5.1-inch 577ppi screen

Samsung has just officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge phones. Both phones share the same DNA and the only difference is that the S6 Edge has a dual-side curved screen. 

Samsung Pay live with Galaxy S6, S6 Edge
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Credit cards, debit cards, NFC, MST

Samsung has finally introduced the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones that will bring Samsung Pay mobile payments to America and Korea this summer. 

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
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Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.