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Samsung Galaxy S8 will be officially announced on February 27

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung will officially announce the release date of its Galaxy S8 smartphone on February 27. Koh Dong-jin, president of mobile communications at Samsung, said that the “official [launch] schedule” for the phone will be announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC).

Samsung, as you might already know, has scheduled a press event for the upcoming MWC on February 26, but the the Galaxy S8 won’t be unveiled there, although there have been reports that the company will show a one-minute video teaser of the device. (more…)

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Samsung presents Galaxy C7 Pro

Galaxy C7 Pro1The leak saga about Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is over – the device was officially unveiled at the Korean manufacturer’s website..

The Galaxy C7 Pro is built around a 5.7″ 1080p Super AMOLED screen and runs Android 6.0.1. Marshmallow on a 14nm Snapdragon 625 chipset. The octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU is running at 2.2 GHz, while available RAM is 4GB. (more…)

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3D renders of the Samsung Galaxy S8

Galaxy S8There are many rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S8 but it can be hard to tell which are credible. A case maker (which prefers to remain anonymous) sent us 3D renders of the S8 based on accurate schematics.

They are only three images but tell plenty. First off, Samsung has taken the “edge” design forward, the side curves of the display are much more pronounced, pushing the bezels out of sight. Something else was kicked off the front – the Home key. That was moved on screen and the fingerprint reader it used to house was pushed under the glass. (more…)

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Samsung Galaxy S8 to be the first to adopt Bluetooth 5.0

Samsung-Galaxy-Note-7The Galaxy S8 rumors galore continues with yet another intel for the highly-anticipated flagship. Yet another report puts the latest Bluetooth 5.0 standard in the Galaxy S8. Bluetooth Special Interest Group, where Samsung is being a member, has certified the standard and is expecting the first devices to use it to come “within two to six months”.

The Galaxy S8 ex expected to be announced in the end of February and go on sale in March, so it sounds like the device may indeed make use of the new BT 5.0. The new standard allows for four times bigger range, twice faster speed, and eight times larger broadcast message capacity.

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Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro appears in Zauba listing

galaxy-c54If you recall, back in September this year, there were reports that Samsung is working on Pro variants of its Galaxy C5 and Galaxy C7 smartphones. The very next month, the Galaxy C7 Pro was spotted entering India, and now, the Galaxy C5 Pro (SM-C5010) has been spotted on Zauba as well.

On the specifications front, nothing much is known about the handset, except that it will be powered by Snapdragon 625 chipset (the Galaxy C7 Pro will be powered by Snapdragon 626 SoC). Both devices are rumored to be unveiled sometime in December. No

word on pricing yet. (more…)

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