Retina who? Not to be outdone on the display front, Samsung is showing off a 13.3-inch LCD notebook panel with a whopping 3200-by-1800 resolution screen. Samsung Display will showcase the high-resolution screen during Display Week 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Samsung's panel has a pixel density of 276 pixels per inch. If Samsung or other PC makers bring this...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Samsung grabbed the spotlight this week by unveiling the Galaxy S 4 phone, putting pressure on main competitor Apple . The S 4, Samsung's flagship phone, is only 7.9 mm thick and weighs 130 grams. That's thinner than the S 3, which is 8.6 mm thick and weighs 133 grams. The S 4 has a 5-inch screen, compared with the S 3's 4.8-inch display. Samsung...
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As if it could be any other way, the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S 4 is Samsung's, and perhaps even Android's, best phone yet. In fact, it very well may be the best smartphone on the market, period.
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When the Galaxy Note smartphone was first released in October 2011, it broke new ground by offering the largest display in the industry—a huge 5.3-inch screen. It was deemed a cross between a tablet and phone...
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Introduction and designWith the initial rush of Windows Phone 8 devices now out for a couple of months and entrenched in the minds of potential converts to Microsoft's mobile OS (or those upgrading from WP7 handsets), we're now seeing a second wave of options, notably on the lower end of the entry price landscape. Case in point: the Samsung Ativ Odyssey, available...
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Samsung is readying new, smaller versions of its S-Series Ultra HD TV, with 55- and 65-inch models due to hit Korea in June, while a 13.3-inch ultrabook display with almost as high resolution is also waiting in the wings. Samsung’s two new UHD sets will be the smallest in the range the company offers, after ...
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Filed under: Investing Tomorrow's the big day when Samsung finally takes the wraps off the Galaxy S IV. In the following video, senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker discusses why there's such a high level of excitement for the phone's launch, and some possible investment plays related to its launch. As Eric notes, high-end smartphones soak up profits like sponges....
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The latest numbers from IDC show that Windows Phone is still having a tough time gaining traction, as the operating system was found on just 3.2% of all smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2013. And things could look even worse for Microsoft in the second quarter since Windows Phone devices will have to go toe-to-toe with heavyweight flagships being rolled out by...
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Filed under: Investing By now, you've probably heard of the rising consumer trend toward "phablet" devices, oversized smartphones that flirt with tablet turf. Phablets have played a notable role in Samsung's rise to the top of the smartphone market, thanks to the relative success of its Galaxy Note lineup. Analysts and investors alike continue to call for Apple to release a...
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Samsung's Galaxy Note just grew to 8 inches. It's actually really nice. It combines a bunch of the stuff that Samsung's been building in the Galaxy S and Note series and puts them into a nearly perfectly sized tablet. Two things, though. One, we don't know how much it costs, and price is a huge deal for 7- and 8-inch tablets. Two, the international version is a freaking...
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