One month ago we spotted an unknown Android device with Samsung’s next-generation Exynos 5250 chip. Today another mysterious device appeared on the GLBenchmark site with the same processor, which leads us to believe we could see some kind of announcement sooner rather than later.
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Today Google announced that a new Samsung Chromebook was going on sale for only $249. The device features a 11.6-inch display, 16 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM, 1.7 GHz dual-core Exynos 5250 chip, and weighs only 2.4 lbs. A model with a built in 3G modem is selling for $329. ... Read More »
Rumors have been circulating for several months that Google would release a Nexus 10 tablet, and now CNET is reporting that Samsung will produce it. Richard Shim, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch said, “”[Google] will partner with Samsung and co-brand it with Samsung. It’s going to be a high-end device.”
The analyst goes on ... Read More »
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Early this week the Korea Times reported that Samsung was already working on the Galaxy S IV, which the company quickly denied as not true. Thanks to a leaked benchmark result, we now have evidence that Samsung is testing a new Android smartphone that appears to be the successor to the ... Read More »
Today Samsung announced the Galaxy S III which features their own Exynos 4 Quad processor. According to some leaked benchmark scores, it should offer the fastest graphics performance, topping NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4.
However, most US consumers will likely not see this quad-core beast inside their carrier version of ... Read More »
Android Rumors Report: Photon Q, Samsung Jasper, pre-paid WiMAX, Snapdragon powered Galaxy S III, Galaxy Journal
Welcome back to our weekly column where we round up all the Android-related rumors and discuss the validity of each one. Everyone seems to love our original rumor reports, but we thought it would be fun to examine the rumors from around the web and share our thoughts on the possibility of them coming true. ... Read More »
Today Meizu announced that their MX Quad-core phone was coming to Mainland China and Hong Kong in June. We normally don’t cover too many Asia-only phones, but Meizu is boasting that this device is the first smartphone in the world to use Samsung’s brand new quad-core Exynos 4412 processor.
We find this detail ... Read More »
Let’s be honest. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 11.6 is nothing more than a rumor at this point. Jonathan Geller of BGR first reported on the device back in December and then I saw a prototype device in January, but we have no hard evidence to suggest that this product ... Read More »
Two years ago ARM Holdings announced their new architecture that would replace the Cortex-A9 CPU core found in most of today’s Android phones and tablets. Codenamed Project Eagle, the new Cortex-A15 CPU was dubbed an “Intel killer” since it was designed for a wide range of devices, including low-power servers, and boasted speeds up to ... Read More »
Early this week Samsung revealed they had an “exciting special announcement” coming tomorrow in Austin at 4 PM CST. This led to all kinds of wild speculation (that we love) and today Chris Hall of Pocket-Lint reported that Samsung would be announcing the rumored Galaxy Tab 11.6.
That would have been ... Read More »