SAMSUNG Posts on XDA

Samsung is Investing in Bezel-less, Edge-to-Edge Screen Technology

While some companies, including Samsung, are investing in foldable display technology, others are opting for a full screen display product. We recently watched Xiaomi make headlines with their Mi MIX concept phone. A smartphone that reportedly sports a 91.3% screen-to-body ratio. This type of technology is still in its infancy, and has already shown to...

Samsung and LG Both Announce Their Q3 2016 Financial Reports

Yesterday we saw HTC publishing their financial report for the third quarter of the year, and today we see that both LG and Samsung have done the same. All three companies were not able to put their best foot forward this year for different reasons, but some were able to come out better than others. LG...

Report: 70% of Note 7 owners will stick with Samsung

Unless you've been living under a rock these past few weeks, you've probably heard of the sometimes explosive nature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery. The fiasco has resulted in Samsung recalling the millions of phones it had shipped out: not once, but twice. Samsung has been so careful with trying to salvage what's...

Samsung Still Does Not Know Cause of Note 7 Fires, Development of S8 Delayed

You already know about the Note 7 and all of its battery combustion issues. When the early reports related to the Galaxy Note 7 going up in smokes started coming in, Samsung conducted an investigation which led it to believe that the issue was restricted to batteries supplied from one particular component supplier. This incorrect diagnosis...

Samsung Launches the Galaxy C9 Pro with SD-653 and 6GB RAM in China

Samsung is keen to move past the Note 7 fiasco and get its business back on track. The Note 7 was a (big) road-bump in the grand scheme of things, so it makes sense that the company wants the show to go on. And the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro in China aims to do just...

Samsung Rolls Out Industry’s First 8GB LPDDR4 DRAM Package

While 4GB of RAM may seem as a standard for flagships that come out these days, a lot of companies have been bringing in devices with 6GB of RAM, even though their utilization of such large amounts of RAM may remain questionable. But still, as technology progresses, improvements to hardware will continue on driving what...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Were Tested Within the Company

Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been discontinued permanently, everyone wants to know what caused the issue with the batteries. Not only has Samsung launched an internal investigation into the issue, but the South Korean government has also jumped in with an investigation of their own. A lot of people seem to have their own...

Samsung Starts Mass Production of SoCs With 10nm FinFET Technology

Samsung has announced today that the company has started mass production of 10nm FinFET based System-on-Chips. The South Korean OEM claims that their SoC is the first one produced with such technology. In comparison to its 14 nm predecessor, Samsung’s new 10nm FinFET process (10LPE) adopts an advanced 3D transistor structure with additional enhancements in both...

Samsung is Reportedly Increasing Production of the Galaxy S7

It seems Samsung is unable to end 2016 on a good note due to the Galaxy Note 7 issues. After the company's replacement Galaxy Note 7 units continued to have battery issues, multiple carriers and retailers choose to no longer sell the device anymore. Instead, they offered to let their current Note 7 customers come in...

Samsung Begins Mass-Producing the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 SoC for Wearables

Samsung has just announced mass production of their first wearable SoC that is built upon the company's 14nm FinFET process technology. The company has been expanding their 14nm technology since it was introduced back in 2015, and now they are bringing it to all sorts of wearables. This also marks the first in its class to offer full...

U.S. Supreme Court to Begin Reviewing Samsung & Apple’s Design Patent Disputes

Starting today, the top court in the United States will start hearing arguments from both Apple and Samsung over design patent allegations. This case has been going on for years and has seen appeal after appeal to get us to where we are this week. Interestingly enough, this is the first design patent case that the...

Samsung Sent us a “Note 7 Return Kit” with a Thermally-Insulated Box and Safety Gloves

Samsung is apparently sending out packaging for returning Galaxy Note 7 devices, and we received one of these "Return Kits" at our XDA office. The contents and instructions highlight the extents to which Samsung is going to ensure the safety of their customers. The Return Kit comes with various boxes, including a thermally-insulated box for the device...