Samsung Phones & Tablets: Specs, Models, News & Reviews
Samsung’s big day at the MWC is here, and with it, the announcement of the Galaxy Tab S3. The tablet is a bit of a shift from the conventional Galaxy Tab S devices, in that it comes with an S Pen stylus on board. Previously, this was only limited to the larger Galaxy Note tablets as well as the phablets.
Samsung Series 9 Exynos 8895 Chipset Officially Announced; Octa-Core Chip Based on 10nm FinFET Technology
Samsung today officially announced its latest mobile chipset, the Exynos 9 Series 8895. Based on the company’s 10nm FinFET node, the chipset also comes with an embedded gigabit LTE modem that is capable of 1Gbps downlink speeds and 150Mbps uplink.
Post the Galaxy Note 7 battery fires, Samsung is being overly cautious with the Galaxy S8. It was already revealed that Samsung would be sourcing batteries from Japan’s Murata Manufacturing and Samsung SDI for the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The latter had supplied the company with faulty batteries for the Note 7.
Jay Y. Lee, Samsung Electronics vice chairman and heir to Samsung Group, was arrested in South Korea today morning on bribery charges, embezzlement and perjury in connection with South Korea’s political corruption.
Samsung has been working hard on restoring consumer confidence into its brand since the Galaxy Note 7 battery fires last year. The company even published detailed results of its investigation into the battery fires and announced an eight-point safety check for all its devices going forward.
Multiple rumors point to Samsung unveiling the Galaxy S8 on March 29, but there has been no confirmation from Samsung regarding this. Today though, Samsung’s mobile business head Kim Dong-jin confirmed that the company will be announcing the official unveiling date of the Galaxy S8 at MWC.
Near the end of March, Samsung is expected to show off its next flagship smartphone, the oft-rumored Galaxy S8.
Samsung Loses Its Top Spot in Smartphone Market to Apple; Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo Post Impressive Growth
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco not only led the company to lose billions of dollars and consumer faith, but it has also resulted in it losing its number one position in the smartphone market.