South Korean handset manufacturer Samsung has added three new smartphones to its Wave portfolio.
All the new smartphones, viz. the Wave525, Wave533 and Wave575, are based on Samsung's own Bada platform that uses the TouchWiz interface.
All the three handsets sport 3.2-inch WQVGA touchscreen displays, 3.2-megapixel photo snappers, Wi-Fi radios and GPS receivers.
As the launch date for the Windows Phone 7 is drawing nearer, more and more Windows Phone 7 handsets are making their presence felt on the web.
After the HTC Mozart and the LG Optimus 7/E900 handsets, the Samsung Omnia 7 (also known as GT-i8700) surfaced online.
In the video on YouTube, the Samsung Omnia 7 can be seen with Microsoft Office. The UI runs the French language, but one can get a strong grasp of what to expect from using the Windows Phone 7.
The BlackBerry Playbook and the introduction of a host of other tablet computers have raised the hopes of Kobo Inc., the Canadian e-reading provider. Despite the adversities being faced by Kobo, it is looking to expand the number of e-readers with the Company.
Kobo would be looking to be the conventional name for e-reading sources on tablets and various Smartphones. The product by Kobo would be a part of the factory applications provided with the BlackBerry Playbook.
Electronics giant Galaxy announced that it would start shipping its new Galaxy Tab in the UK on 1st of November.
The Galaxy Tab runs Google’s Android 2.2 operating system, codenamed FroYo, and features a 7-inch WSVGA capacitive touchscreen, two photo snappers- a 3.2MP camera on the back and a 1.3MP camera on the front for video calling.
Other striking specifications of the device includes a Hummingbird ARM Cortex A8 1GHz processor, 3G connectivity, WiFi and support for Adobe Flash 10.1 player, which is not available in Apple’s popular tablet iPad.
Korean electronics giant Samsung has plans to launch a 10-inch Galaxy Tab tablet in 2011, company’s General Manager Gary Twohig revealed in an interview with Silicon Republic.
Online retailer Amazon. co. uk has updated its Samsung Galaxy Tab listing. Now, the Android-based Tab can be seen with a list price of £599, well down from the massive RRP of £799.
The online retailer slashed the direct retail price after its initial £799 listing was criticized severely. However, the current direct retail price too is well higher than the prices of rival tablets like that of Apple’s popular iPad.
Some market experts believe that the retail price of the Samsung could slip further before its launch in the UK.
Online retailer Amazon. co. uk has listed Apple iPad’s rival, the 16GB Samsung Galaxy Tab, with a price tag of £799. The 32GB model is yet to be priced. The retailer is only asking potential customers to register their interest because the device has not gone to pre-order status yet.
The Galaxy Tab will also be available on contracts. For instance, O2 in Germany is offering the Galaxy Tab for 99 Euros up front, and 27.50 Euros per month over two-year contract.
O2 has released the deal price for the Samsung Galaxy Tab in Germany via a post made on Twitter.
The Telefonica-owned company stated that the tablet will be open for mass from October for _27.50 per month on a two year contract with an initial price offering of _99.
However the net cost of the data-only version, would be around _759, merely less than £640. It is further stated the price is more or less similar to the SIM-free version of Galaxy Tab, which confirms the fact that Samsung might intentionally be pricing out the unlocked version of the Tab in order to lure customers.
Samsung hinted of the new name given to the latest offering to Android based OS in a presentation by the mobile communications president at IFA 2010 in Germany.
The president, J. K. Shin said that tablets will make use of Honeycomb, also known as Android OS 3.5. The Korean maker is planning to release a number of models in the forthcoming year, including the 10-inch models - and Gingerbread or Froyo.
Vodafone UK has largely remained tight-lipped on Research in Motion's (RIM) new BlackBerry Torch 9800 handset details, but BlackBerry Leaks claims that it managed to attain Vodafone pricing for the handset.
BlackBerry Leaks said that the BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphone would be made available on an 18 month and two-year contracts.
The 18-month contract would cost between £20 and £40 per month, while the two-year contract would cost just £15 per month.
Korean electronics giant Samsung has introduced a dual-core processor, dubbed Orion, which will make mobile devices such as smartphones, netbooks and tablets capable of 1080p video playback and recording.
The processor contains a pair of 1GHz ARM A9 cores and 1MB of Level 2 cache with hardware video decode support for up to 30 frames-a-second at a resolution of 1080P.
Orion is expected to support Sata and eMMC natively and low-power DDR2 and 3 and the ability to display content on up to 3 displays simultaneously.
The recent launch from Samsung's kitty is the Galaxy Player 50, which relies on the same hardware support employed in the Galaxy family.
It is believed to appear exactly the replica rival for iPod Touch and is based on Android 2.1 instead of Froyo. This hints that the Flash compatibility will be restricted till Flash Lite rather than Flash Player 10.1.
The Korean maker will soon unleash the QWERTY keypad based Galaxy i5510 as stated in IFA in Berlin, Germany.
According to the sources at SamsungHub and GSMArena the device is priced at nearly £165 including taxes and leaked pics proves it to be a small wonder with usual sized LCD screen (not AMOLED).
Other specs include Android OS 2.2 Froyo that comes with Samsung's proprietary Touchwiz GUI, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, microSD slot and 5-megapixel camera with absence of flash.
Electronics giant Samsung took the wraps off its 7-inch Android-based Galaxy Tab, which reportedly has features that will help it challenge Apple’s popular iPad.
With built-in phone capabilities, the Galaxy Tab is being considered as a single portable device that will allow users to browse the web, watch television, listen to music and make video calls.
The Galaxy Tab weighs just 380g, and comes equipped with a TFT colour display with a resolution of 1024 by 600 pixels, two built-in cameras and 16GB or 32GB of memory, expandable with another 32GB.
This weekend, at IFA in Berlin, Samsung unveiled a netbook dubbed the Samsung N350, which will be integrated with both 3G and 4G, when it will hit the market.
It is said that the mini-laptop is actually a revised edition of the Samsung N210, which is equipped with usual netbook specs. However, at present N350 is the slimmest Samsung netbook available in the market.