They say you have to spend money to make money, and Samsung is the living proof that’s more than a tired cliché, as the Seoul-based multinational conglomerate company is reportedly close to top $14 billion expenses on marketing for the whole of 2013.
Slated to get underway in brick and mortar stores at 6 pm today, Best Buy’s highly anticipated Black Friday “doorbusters” are live early online, with Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and S4 Active two of the all-around stars of the promotion.
According to an alleged Samsung internal roadmap leaked to the press, the Galaxy S4 and Note 3 are to unsurprisingly score Android 4.4 updates the first in the company’s line-up, sometime in January 2014, followed soon after by the S3 and Note 2.
Verizon’s full list of special Black Friday 2013 promotions has surfaced online, putting great emphasis on Motorola-made smartphones and handhelds and tablets from Samsung.
Listen up, Verizon users, and listen close, as we have both good and bad news for you today. Which one do you want first? Let’s start with the good and look at the half full part of the glass for once, shall we?
Rumors are a dime a dozen ahead of each and every high-profile mobile tech unveiling, and, with so much time left until Samsung Galaxy S5′s formal intro, it’s definitely not wise to take anything for granted just yet.
Samsung is making good on its promise to update the Galaxy S4 to Android 4.3, the latest iteration of Jelly Bean, in October.
It’s a mid-range Android smartphone with a high-end digital camera hitched to it. No, it’s a point-and-shoot that just happens to run Android and support voice calls.
Brazen, cheeky and often rude commercials mocking the competition used to be Samsung and Apple territory until not long ago in the mobile landscape, but Nokia and LG have recently joined the fun.
Test firmware of the latest version of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S4 has been leaked online, and is available for download.
Of the three major diminutive Android flagship versions unveiled so far, Samsung’s Galaxy S4 mini is probably the least exciting on paper, what with HTC’s One mini rocking a far superior screen and sturdy aluminum build and Sony’s Xperia Z1 mini being… well, simply awesome.
Quirkiness and exoticism are what usually describe best the seasonal new gadget line-ups of Japan’s leading wireless carriers, but NTT DoCoMo seems to have turned a page with the latest fall-winter selection of phones, which is downright droolworthy.
Samsung UAE tweeted an image of the gold edition of the Galaxy S4 that will soon be available for sale in the oil-rich region.
Back when the iPhone 5s and 5c rumor bonanza started (you know, when dinosaurs were still around), basically every insider, tipster and pundit out there claimed to have it on good authority the latter was Apple’s first ever low-cost smartphone.
Samsung has announced that both the Galaxy S III and S4 will receive their Android 4.3 updates in October, with the S4 also receiving support for the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
Nokia might not look like a real threat for Samsung when it comes to minor things like, oh I don’t know, actual smartphone sales, but as far as advertising goes, the Finns look in much better, and perhaps more creative, shape than the Koreans of late.
You know, I’ve never been one to encourage commercials that promote a product by going at the competition’s throat. But if you can do it in style, with grace, humor and taste, I say go for it.
Google has hit the button on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition phones, following through on their promise of speedier updates for both devices.
The smartphone maker has denied claims made by AnandTech that its chips are tweaked to get better benchmark scores.
Everybody knows the Galaxy Note 3 is coming and that it will be big, both literally and figuratively. But what if it’s not the only flagship device Samsung has prepared for this fall?