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Samsung, Motorola midrange refresh spotted in benchmarks

Samsung, Motorola midrange refresh spotted in benchmarks

A lot of attention is paid to flagship devices, but those with the most impact on end-users are often mid-range. Last year, both Motorola and Samsung focussed on the mid-range segment, as well as its ability to make an impact in emerging markets like India. Two new devices, one from each of those two companies, has been spotted in benchmark testing. Though unnamed, it seems as though both Motorola and Samsung are following up on their mid-range success last year.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 arrive with svelte all-metal unibody

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 arrive with svelte all-metal unibody

Rumors can be put to rest, with Samsung introducing the new Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 handsets tonight. The phones come in a rainbow of colors, each sporting a full metal unibody and the design we saw leak earlier this month. The two handsets are largely the same, differing the most with their displays (5-inches and 4.5-inches, respectively) and their cameras, though the A5 does pack an additional gig of RAM. Selfies have been given some special attention by Samsung, as well, which packed the handsets with several features aiding in snapping the best shots of yourself.

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha: all the important details pre-release

Samsung Galaxy Alpha: all the important details pre-release

There’s little doubt now that the device that thus far has been called Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be appearing either this Wednesday or on the 3rd of September. It’s a strange entry into the Samsung Galaxy lineup, bringing on a metal edge (similar to the Galaxy Note 4) and specifications that are similar to its slightly larger sibling, the Galaxy S5. The big difference its its smaller display - no longer 5.1-inches, but 4.7-inches instead.

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Galaxy phone blocks bullet after man brings knife to gun fight

Galaxy phone blocks bullet after man brings knife to gun fight

A Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 stopped a bullet this week as a man had a friendly disagreement with another citizen in the streets of Xinfeng Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan*. The altercation involved a wallet being dropped by the first man, the second man picking it up for him and joking about spending his cash, the first man pulling a gun, and the second man pulling a knife.

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Galaxy Note 4 may offer retinal scanner, hints tweet

Galaxy Note 4 may offer retinal scanner, hints tweet

On its Samsung Exynos Twitter account, the Korean company tweeted an image teasing the future of its chipset with a sly image. In it, we see a large smartphone with an eye in the middle and a scanner-like circle around it. While no specifics were given, this might indicate the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 will include retinal scanning.

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Galaxy S5 Mini tipped launching with Core II, Ace 4, Young 2, and Star 2

Galaxy S5 Mini tipped launching with Core II, Ace 4, Young 2, and Star 2

Samsung has opened the floodgates for tiny versions of the Galaxy S5 this week with a number of smartphones that replicate this generation’s abilities. With the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini we’ll have what replicates the full-sized S5 the most in a 720p 4.5-inch display, Samsung Exynos 3 Quad (3470) processor, and an 8-megapixel camera. This tinier device will look extremely similar to its larger cousin, and will be launching around the world near the middle of July.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 destined for Verizon on June 26

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 destined for Verizon on June 26

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 tablet will be available from Verizon this coming Thursday, June 26. Users will be able to get the slate for different price points depending whether a plan is selected or it is bought outright. We've got all the details for you after the jump.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S WiFi models arrive in US June 27

Samsung Galaxy Tab S WiFi models arrive in US June 27

Samsung's newly announced Galaxy Tab S tablets will hit shelves next week, bringing consumers access to the WiFi-only version of the slates. The carrier versions, as originally announced, won't be available until later on this year, giving an option for LTE connectivity.

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Samsung Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 usher in new flagship lineup

Samsung Tab S 8.4 and 10.5 usher in new flagship lineup

Samsung has rolled out the red carpet for its new flagship tablet lineup, the Galaxy Tab S. To kick things off, 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S tablets will go up for pre-order tomorrow, making available what Samsung says is the "thinnest and lighest tablet to date".

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Leaked Samsung Galaxy Tab S images show it’s 6.6mm thin

Leaked Samsung Galaxy Tab S images show it’s 6.6mm thin

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S lineup is being primed for the world, and new retail images of the larger 10.5-inch tablet have leaked. Showing the same aesthetic Samsung fans will love, the new tablet is also sporting the AMOLED screen Samsung made popular on their smartphones. That brilliant screen is fronting some peculiar other specs, though.

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Galaxy Tab 4 Nook ties Samsung to Barnes & Noble

Galaxy Tab 4 Nook ties Samsung to Barnes & Noble

In an unprecedented move by both parties, Samsung and Barnes & Noble have collaborated to create a tablet made for reading. While the tablet itself has not changed significantly from the rest of the Galaxy Tab 4 line, a Barnes & Noble-branded experience lies underneath.

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Samsung virtual reality headset tipped for Galaxy lineup

Samsung virtual reality headset tipped for Galaxy lineup

If there’s a category of wearable or otherwise smart devices out there, Samsung is on top of it. Today the rumor is that Samsung is making a Virtual Reality headset akin to Oculus Rift. Instead of working with high-powered PCs, however, this device will be working with mobile smart handsets and tablets, and it might even be branded Galaxy.

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