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Doubling down on semiconductors, Samsung announces new business unit

27 May samsung-e1480409515573

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

In a bid to increase its market share in the rapidly growing semiconductor industry, Samsung has decided to separate its foundry unit and form a brand new business. The separation of the foundry business into a new unit is being seen as an attempt to ensure that it receives the funds and attention it needs to grow in face of tough competition from peers. (more…)

This may be your first look at the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

25 May samsung-galaxy-s8-active

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

As you can see in the image attached above, we aren’t in for a treat with the rugged version of the Galaxy S8. The Korean behemoth seems to be opting out of including that gorgeous ‘Infinity display‘ in the Galaxy S8 Active. It will instead sport a much bulkier body with no dual-curved edges, which were the highlight of the flagship devices unveiled earlier in March 2017. (more…)

Samsung expected to show off the first-ever ‘stretchable’ OLED display later this week

24 May samsung-e1480409515573

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Samsung is known to be working on the development of flexible displays for several years and has only been able to materialize it by integrating curved edges into its smartphones. While a completely bendable and flexible device is still nowhere in sight, the Korean giant has moved a step ahead to develop ‘stretchable’ displays. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus sales figure achieves the 5 million units milestone

19 May samsung-galaxy-s8-plus_660_041917121915

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Ever since its debut in March end, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus has garnered mass appreciation for the design and utility packed into them. (more…)

Samsung Remained at a Standstill While Xiaomi, Vivo Registered Growth in India: Canalys

4 May smartphones-600x343

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Despite a strong year over year growth by the Indian market, Samsung’s performance appeared to remain at a standstill in the first quarter of 2017. The company managed to retain its position as the number one smartphone vendor in the country however, Chinese smartphone makers are quickly catching up. The information comes from a report by mobile and IT industry analyst Canalys. (more…)

Samsung is Looking to Acquire Taiwan-Based Micro-LED Panel Maker PlayNitride

3 May samsung-e1480409515573

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Samsung’s smartphones currently employ OLED display panels to build their stunning devices but it could be planning to experiment with Micro-LED displays in the near future. We are saying this because a fresh report suggests that Samsung may be looking to acquire Taiwanese LED panel manufacturer PlayNitride for close to $150 million. (more…)

The Galaxy S8 Has Easily Out Sold the S7: Samsung

28 Apr samsung-galaxy-s8-plus_660_041917121915

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 was expected to be the South Korean company’s saviour. After all that happened with the Note 7, the company needed one solid device to wash away past sins and reinstate its image as a reliable smartphone manufacturer. The Galaxy S8 is apparently holding the company’s expectations up. (more…)

Sennheiser Joins Hands with Samsung to Bring Its ‘Ambeo’ 3D Audio Earbuds to Android

26 Apr Sennheiser_AMBEO_Smart_Headset_Totale1_RGB-768x576

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Sennheiser, the widely known audio technology behemoth has today announced its collaboration with Samsung as it finally looks to bring its immersive, three-dimensional audio experience to Android smartphones. Through its Ambeo Smart Surround earbuds, the German company is aiming to provide a majority of the populace with a near-perfect sound experience — the closest to how our ears actually hear something. (more…)

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Flagship Cost the Company a Whole Lot More to Manufacture, than Its Predecessors

24 Apr samsung-galaxy-s8-plus_660_041917121915

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

According to market reports, the Samsung Galaxy S8 cost a whole lot more to make than its predecessor. I mean we already knew that it was going to come at a premium price for the customers. What we didn’t know, was that it may have cost Samsung more than any of the previous iterations in the Galaxy series. (more…)

Samsung Won’t Let You Remap the Dedicated Bixby Button on the Galaxy S8

19 Apr Screen-Shot-2017-03-29-at-8.48.50-PM-768x394

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 has a lot to recommend it. However, one of the most special features about this device is the home-grown, Bixby assistant that the South Korean company hopes will bring a paradigm shift in how we look at AI powered assistants. (more…)