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Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

When Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were announced in March, it came as bit of a surprise that the top-end Android smartphones didn’t feature support for Google’s Daydream platform. However, this surprising omission will not stay for long as the search giant announced on Wednesday at its I/O 2017 conference that the support for [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Gallery meet the Samsung Galaxy S8

Gallery meet the Samsung Galaxy S8

With the Galaxy S8, Samsung has made an Android phone more desirable than an iPhone. For all its faults, for all the ways Samsung could spend less time and money on gimmicks and more on on-going software support, for all the cheaper options out there, there’s no other phone we’d rather have right now. It’s [...]

April 19, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Gallery meet the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 And iPhone 8’s 10nm Processor Technology Explained

Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 And iPhone 8’s 10nm Processor Technology Explained

10nanometer (10nm) is the new buzzword when it comes to smartphone processor technology. The technology has been adopted by processor manufacturers such as Qualcomm, Intel, TSMC and Samsung and is expected to power many flagship devices in 2017 such as iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8. So, what is 10nm technology and what [...]

January 5, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8 And iPhone 8’s 10nm Processor Technology Explained

How Galaxy Note 7 crisis has affected Samsung in India

How Galaxy Note 7 crisis has affected Samsung in India

Electronics major Samsung has lately been dealing with one of its deepest crises, with the South Korean company having to suspend the production and sale of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 amid reports of these devices catching fire. Initially, the company tried to douse some of the fire it was drawing by replacing the handsets. [...]

October 21, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on How Galaxy Note 7 crisis has affected Samsung in India

Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners can get replacement starting Sept. 21

Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners can get replacement starting Sept. 21

Owners of Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones covered by a new U.S. recall can get a replacement device beginning next week, the electronics giant said Thursday. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the voluntary recallThursday, which covers about 1 million devices. The recall is due to a battery defect that can result in a fire, [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners can get replacement starting Sept. 21

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 global recall good news for Apple iPhone 7: Experts

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 global recall good news for Apple iPhone 7: Experts

In a setback for Samsung and a somewhat happy news for Apple as it prepared to launch iPhone 7, the global recall by the south Korean giant of its flagship premium device Galaxy Note 7 over battery explosion fears is certainly going to affect its future prospects, experts said on Friday. After just two weeks [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 global recall good news for Apple iPhone 7: Experts

Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Samsung says it is suspending sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung’s mobile business said Friday that customers who already bought Note 7s will be able to swap them for new smartphones, regardless of the purchasing date. [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after battery fires

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after battery fires

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd recalled all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries it has found to be fire-prone and halted their sales in 10 markets, denting a revival of the firm’s mobile business. Koh Dong-jin, head of the South Korean company’s smartphone business, expressed regret over the recall, which will affect markets including South [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 after battery fires

Samsung profits beat expectations on strong early sales of Galaxy S7

Samsung profits beat expectations on strong early sales of Galaxy S7

Samsung’s operating profits were up 10.4 per cent in the first quarter from a year earlier on strong sales of the Galaxy S7, the latest iteration of its flagship smartphone line, the company said Thursday. Operating profit was around 6.6 trillion won for the quarter, while sales reached 49.0 trillion won (42 billion dollars), up [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Samsung profits beat expectations on strong early sales of Galaxy S7

Where we’re going we don’t need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lensesWhere we’re going we don’t need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lenses

Where we’re going we don’t need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lensesWhere we’re going we don’t need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lenses

With Gear VR, Samsung was one of the first companies to get its foot in the virtual reality door. Now, it looks like the South Korean electronics giant is experimenting with augmented reality. Samsung has received a patent for “smart” contact lenses, which it originally filed in September 2014. The lenses will house a camera, [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Where we’re going we don’t need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lensesWhere we’re going we don’t need headsets: Samsung receives patent for AR contact lenses

Samsung sees 10% jump in first quarter operating profit

Samsung sees 10% jump in first quarter operating profit

The world’s largest smartphone producer has said its operating profit in the January to March period is expected to reach 6.6 trillion Korean won ($5.6bn; £3.9bn). For the same quarter in 2015, Samsung’s operating profit was at 6tn won. The improved outlook comes amid reports of strong sales of its latest flagship smartphone models, the [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Samsung sees 10% jump in first quarter operating profit