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Samsung to lock horns with Apple on September 12

Samsung to lock horns with Apple on September 12According to a news source, being confident about its leadership position in India, Samsung may launch Galaxy Note 8 in the country, on the same day Apple is scheduled to come up with its iPhone 8 in Cupertino, California.

The news source has also revealed that Samsung has sent out invites to the outstation media without naming the event. So the speculation is rife that the invitation is for Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

In India, Samsung is among the leading brands with 43% market share in the smartphone segment. Galaxy Note 8 comes with “Bixby” intelligent assistant and is also water- and dust-resistant. It also comprises of iris scanner, infinity display, 6.3-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1,440 x 2,960 pixels. It boasts 64-bit Exynos 8895 octa-core processor chipset with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage…Read More : http://www.varindia.com/news/samsung-to-lock-horns-with-apple-on-september-12


Government gives 7 days to phone makers to submit security protocol

Government gives 7 days to phone makers to submit security protocolFollowing the government’s extended deadline for mobile phone makers to give details of their data security practices, the Ministry of Electronics and IT has given handset-makers time till next Tuesday to respond with information. While around 12 companies had met the earlier deadline of August 28 and responded, some had asked for more time.

Several companies are yet to submit their security protocols and allied information to the IT Ministry, while firms such as Apple, Samsung, Gionee and HMD have responded to the government’s call. The new deadline is till September 12….Read More :http://www.varindia.com/news/government-gives-7-days-to-phone-makers-to-submit-security-protocol

Samsung may roll out Notebook 9 portfolio soon

Samsung may roll out Notebook 9 portfolio soonAs per news source, Samsung has plans to announce the update of its Notebook 9 portfolio next month. It will boast of Intel 8th generation processor which will enhance its performance and efficiency. The company intends to highlight the portability and immense battery life features of the notebook.

The device may come with a Core i7 processor, up to 32GB of Memory and an S-Pen bundled with it which means the machine can be transformed into a convertible for media consumption purposes. The news source also mentions that 8th generation family of Intel processor can perform upto 40% performance and the ‘U’ series of chips expected to power slim form factor notebooks and other portable machines will now feature quad-core processors instead of dual-cores….Read More

New Cinema LED Display from Samsung makes its debut

New Cinema LED Display from Samsung makes its debutSamsung Electronics today announced it has installed its first ever commercial Cinema LED Screen at Lotte Cinema World Tower in Korea. Designed as a High Dynamic Range (HDR) LED theater display, the Cinema LED Screen creates a more captivating and vibrant viewing experience through next generation picture and true-to-life audio thanks to collaboration between HARMAN Professional Solutions and Samsung Audio Lab.

“Through sharper and more realistic colors, complementary audio and an elevated presentation, our Cinema LED Screen makes viewers feel as if they are part of the picture,” said HS Kim, President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “We are excited to partner with Lotte Cinema to bring this technology to theater-goers, and look forward to continuing to shape the cinema of the future.”Read More

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max to be available from June 20, Galaxy J7 Pro mid-July

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max to be available from June 20, Galaxy J7 Pro mid-JulySamsung India has announced the launch of Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro. The duo is the latest addition to Samsung’s smartphone J series and now comes with features like the revolutionary Samsung Pay and all-new Social Camera with f1.7 lens.

Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said, “Samsung J series holds leadership position in the mass-mid segment smartphone market and continues to witness a healthy demand from Indian customers. At Samsung, we listen to our consumers and bring out meaningful innovations that help enhance people’s lives. Considering the increasing market demand in the mid segment, we have launched two new models, Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. The superior specifications along with disruptive innovations of Samsung Pay and Social Camera on these devices will further consolidate our leadership position.”

Both the smartphones sport a 13MP front camera with an f1.9 lens and back camera (flat back in Galaxy J7 Pro) with an f1.7 lens, and flash which enable users to take stunning low light photos and bright selfies even in dimly lit areas.

The Galaxy J7 Max is powered by a 1.6 GHz Octa-core processor, a 3,300mAH battery and 4GBof RAM that makes multi-tasking seamless. Galaxy J7 Pro also comes with a 1.6 Octa-core Exynos processor with 3GB of RAM and a 3,600mAH battery, ensuring an uninterrupted user experience.

Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro are launched at a price of INR 17,900 and INR 20,900, respectively in Black and Gold colours. The Galaxy J7 Max will be available across retail stores starting June 20, 2017, while Galaxy J7 Pro is expected to be available in market from mid-July onwards.

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Samsung to recall 1 million Galaxy Note7 smartphones

samsung-note7Samsung has announced a voluntary recall of one million Galaxy Note7 devices in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the US, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage, including fires in cars and a garage. Samsung plans to recall one million Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones in the US market due to serious fire and burn hazards.

“The affected devices were sold in the US before September 15, 2016 and can overheat and pose a safety risk, it is extremely important to stop using Samsung Galaxy Note7 device, power it down and immediately exchange it using our US Note7 Exchange Program,” says a statement released by Samsung….Read More

Samsung rolls out Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 4G Smartphone


Samsung has announced the launch of two new 4G-enabled smartphones in the J Series – Ga\laxy J5 and Galaxy J7, making 4G experience more accessible and enjoyable for Indian consumers while expanding its LTE smartphone portfolio to 10.

The new smartphones from Samsung are a combination of powerful technology, innovative features and superior consumer offerings, reiterating the company’s commitment to develop innovative products based on deep consumer insights.

Samsung has also decided to launch the devices online and has tied up exclusively with Flipkart, India’s largest online retailer. The Galaxy J5 is priced at INR11,999 and the Galaxy J7 at INR14,999. Both models can be pre-booked on Flipkart from 16th to 22nd July, 2015.

Asim Warsi, Vice-President – Marketing, IT & Mobile, Samsung India, said, “With consumers embracing the 4G revolution, we are looking at expanding our product offerings. The launch of Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 aims to give consumers options in the mid-range price segment. With optimal features and great value proposition for our consumers, the new devices will offer an uncompromised smartphone experience, at very competitive prices.”
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