Samsung Gear 2 Review

Samsung has been a big player in the smart watch game for the past 18 months, launching the Galaxy Gear last year, running Android and now Tizen thanks to a software update, and this year the Tizen-powered Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit and even the Gear Live (running Android Wear) that was announced last week. In for review though, is the Gear 2. The design language is definitely familiar, building upon last ...

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A Blue Galaxy S5 might be coming soon

Samsung isnt done with releasing minor variants of their current flagship, the Galaxy S5. Thanks to @evleaks today, we get to see an image of a Blue Galaxy S5 that might be coming along. It's a strange shade of blue and even carries on to the bezels at the side of the screen, which is not Samsung’s usual practise with new color versions but that appears to be the only new thing here. Otherwise it's the same ...

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LG G Watch & Samsung Gear Live Launched in India, Available from Google Play

They might have been unveiled just 12 hours ago, but Google is already selling the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live on the Indian Google Play Store. The LG G Watch is available now at a price of Rs 14,999, and will be shipped on July 8th. The Samsung Gear Live is priced at Rs 15,900 but has no release date mentioned so far. As you might already know, both devices are powered by Google's Android Wear pla ...

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Samsung Just Announced a QHD Display Galaxy S5 for Korea

Samsung just announced a new variant of the Galaxy S5 in Korea, this one with a QHD screen. The Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A features a QHD Super AMOLED display (2560×1440), a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB RAM, 16 megapixel camera, a 2800mAh battery, and it runs Android 4.4 KitKat. All that, and it's still waterproof, and dustrproof (IP67) with support for LTE speeds up to 225Mbps. The regular Ga ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

Samsung's Galaxy S lineup is synonymous with Android, much like Nokia's Lumia devices with Windows Phone. As such, there is a sense of superiority of these devices over others on the platform. After a month's extensive use of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung's latest flagship device, here's the review. The S5 is easily the best Galaxy S device we've seen thus far. Boasting the high-end specs you'd expect for ...

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Samsung Galaxy W is a 7 inch smartphone (Wait, What?)

If you thought Samsung was going to stop at huge phones like the Galaxy Mega 6.3, we've got news for you! The Samsung Galaxy W was announced earlier this week, and wahey, it has a gigantic 7 inch display. The Galaxy W features a 7 inch 720p display, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 16GB of expandable storage, a 8-megapixel rear camera, a 2-megapixel front camera and it runs Android 4.3 instead of 4.4, with Sam ...

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Samsung Z is their first Tizen-powered phone

Earlier this week, the Samsung Z was announced, the company's first mobile phone powered by Tizen OS 2.2.1. The Samsung Z features a 4.8-inch 1280 x 720 pixels HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 2.3 GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory with a microSD card slot, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wifi, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS+GLONASS, NFC, IR remote, an 8-megapixel rear camera with a single LED f ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Camera Samples

With our review nearly complete, I thought I'd post a few camera samples and give a summarised opinion of how the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S5 performs. While I'll go more in-depth in our review post, overall I think the camera is actually pretty good! The Galaxy S5 is equipped with a 16 MP camera with a large-ish 1 / 2.6” sensor, and an aperture of F2.2. That results in an individual pixel size of about ...

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Smartphone Buying Guide for India : June 2014

Ever so often, people quiz us as to what we think of various phones irrespective of their price, even though they really do not intend to buy one. In fact, they do so every month, just to get an idea of the market. To cater to all such queries, we decided to compile a Smartphone Buying Guide recommending one phone for price segments we drew up for the sake of convenience. If you’ve ever wondered “What Phone ...

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Original Galaxy Gear Changes OSes – From Android to Tizen

Now this is a new one. We've heard of devices getting upgraded to the next iteration of their software, but never a device being issued a software update that essentially changes the underlying OS to something else entirely. Tizen started out as a project with Intel. Similarly, Samsung had an OS called BADA and launched a couple of Wave series devices. These failed spectacularly and Samsung went back to the ...

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Vodafone Australia Holding #TheVault Contest – 50 Samsung Galaxy S5s Up For Grabs

Last night, Vodafone and Samsung Australia launched a competition that kicks off on Monday 26th May. The competition is straight forward, Vodafone will release clues over the next few weeks, that, if used correctly, will provide you with a code that you can enter online and progress forward in the competition. There will be a grand final, where the top 5 crews will go head to head, and the winning crew gets ...

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71 percent of the global smartwatch market belongs to Samsung

Well there's a surprise. According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung controls a majority share in the global smartwatch market, having 71 percent marketshare. Wowza. The Korean manufacturer shipped 500,000 smartwatches during the first 3 months of this year, which is half of the 1 million sales they registered in all of 2013, which in turn do not account for sales of Samsung's latest smartwatches, the Gear 2 a ...

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