Last week, Samsung co-CEO JK Shin had claimed that the Galaxy S 4 was on track to reach sales of 10 million units by the end of this week. In case there were any people skeptical of Samsung’s clout in the market, Mr. Shin’s prediction has proved to be right on the spot as Samsung have indeed announced that their flagship Android smartphone has zoomed past the 10 million sales mark after all. In the process, the Korean giant has also unveiled the same Galaxy S 4 smartphone again, but in different hues!
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Apple and Samsung’s legal wranglings have been protracted at every stage, to put it mildly. Their latest run in has involved Apple putting the flagship Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S 4, in its legal crosshairs in recent weeks. After notifying the California court where the patent litigation proceedings are underway about its intentions to amend its allegations against Samsung, the Cupertino company is back this week with claims that make not just the Samsung Galaxy S 4 the infringing party, but Google’s very own Now assisted search app as well. Read on to find out more about this scoop sourced from Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents.
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Close on the heels of the leaks about the upcoming Galaxy S 4 Active, Galaxy S 4 Mini and Galaxy S 4 Zoom, Samsung seems to show no respite as it has announced two more phones (or phablets, to be more precise) in the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3. In case you’re wondering, the suffixed numbers (5.8 and 6.3) are indeed their screen sizes, as Samsung seems to think that there is a market for a 6.3 inch “phone” in the market for Android devices. Read on to know more about the two gargantuan new additions to Samsung’s massive roster of Galaxy Android devices below the break!
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Galaxy S 4 variants have all been the rage in the rumor mill in recent weeks, with the S 4 Mini and S 4 Zoom being the first to come out of the blocks. Now, according to a GSM Arena report citing a tipster from Croatia, there have been photos and more information revealed about a sturdy and durable version of the Galaxy series of smartphones going by the name of Samsung Galaxy S 4 Active.
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The Samsung Galaxy S 4 Android smartphone faced a fair bit of flak on its release a few weeks back, as there seemed to be many a slip between the cup and the lip when it came to its internal storage memory. The Korean giant had been advertising storage space that was almost twice as much as that which was actually available to end users (that is, the customers), and the backlash regarding this has led to Samsung claiming that they will rectify the low storage issue in the S 4 at the earliest.
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Samsung’s flagsip Galaxy S 4 Android smartphone may not have been as much of an improvement over the Galaxy S 3 that preceded it, but there wasn’t ever any doubt about it doing well. However, doing ‘well’ would be an understatement, given that Samsung’s co-CEO, J K Shin, has claimed that there will have been 10 million units of the Galaxy S 4 sold by next week.
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Google made a bunch of announcements this week, and Hangouts is one of the most important one of those. The new Hangouts app replaces the Google Talk app, which has been a center of criticism for far too long. Google has finally taken note, and has overhauled the Google Talk app, giving it the Google Plus treatment. The two biggest talking points of this new app are group video calling and the conversation based interface.
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Google’s ongoing Google I/O 2013 event has had some interesting talking points, but one of the headlining ones is that the Mountain View giant will be launching a Nexus version of the flagship Samsung Android smartphone – the Galaxy S 4 – next month, on the 26th of June, for $649. Nexus devices have always been held in high regard by users and critics compared to pretty much any other branded Android phone or tablet, and consolidating the Nexus brand with the powerful hardware seen in the Samsung Galaxy S 4 could prove to be an excellent idea. Read on to know more about the Nexus Galaxy S 4!
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Verizon users who have been eagerly awaiting the release of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 are in for a treat as VZW have advanced the launch date of the Galaxy S 4 by a week, to May 23rd now. The Galaxy S 4 is already available for preorder online from Verizon for a price tag of a reasonable $199.99 (with a $50 rebate for a new two year customer agreement). May 23rd will be the date when the S 4 will be available for purchase online (from Verizon’s web store) and from Verizon Wireless Stores.
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Barely a day after the rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S 4 Zoom (which packs in a camera with a whopping 10x optical zoom) emerged, images of its cousin in the Galaxy lineup for its price segment – the Galaxy S 4 Mini – have been leaked as well. Read on to know more about the Samsung Galaxy S 4 Mini!
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