Windows Phone News: Samsung


Showing posts with label Samsung. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Samsung. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Kantar WorldPanel - Windows Phone Market Share Continues Around The World

Windows Phone is continuing is steady growth  despite the  tough competition by Android and iOS. According to the newest Kantar reports, Windows Phone is taking more and more market share and positioning is self in third place, pushing BlackBerry down the ladder.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Samsung ATIV S now available for purchase in Germany

The Samsung Ativ S Windows Phone 8 was the first WP8 devices presented, however Nokia and HTC beat Samsung and managed to push their WP8 smartphones in to consumers hands before Samsung. 

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Windows Phone 8 will be presented on October 29th

With the launch of the first Windows Phone 8 smartphones scheduled for November, it was already obvious that Microsoft could not take much longer to reel off the secrets of Windows Phone 8 , but so far all we had were assumptions.Fortunately the guys at Redmond wanted us to be out of doubt while we still cuticles on fingers to announce that San Francisco will become the scene of Windows Phone 8 launch event on October 29 at 10 am

Friday, September 28, 2012

Samsung ATIV S can pre-order for 549.99 Euros in Belgium

Until now there had been only speculate on the cost of the new Windows Phone 8 smartphone from the Korean giant.Today, as reported by MonWindowsPhone blog, you can get a more realistic idea of the cost of the Samsung Ativ S  thanks to a Belgian online store.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Lumia 920 vs Galaxy S3 size comparison (Video)

The Nokia Lumia 920 will be confronted in the coming weeks not only the new iPhone 5, but also several top of the range based on the Android operating system. Among these models figure certainly the Samsung Galaxy S3. 

The current top of the range Samsung smartphone, already available on the market for several months, is likely to be called upon to counter the Nokia Lumia 920 in the latter part of 2012 and most of 2013, until the renovations of their line-up for membership. 

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Samsung is working on a Windows Phone 8 smartphone for AT & T?

Even Samsung , like Nokia and HTC is focusing his work to produce smartphones based on Windows Phone 8 . In the last hours the rumor is that Samsung is planning another smartphone for AT&T based precisely on WP8 Apollo.

Monday, July 9, 2012

The first Samsung tablet with Windows RT and Qualcomm chips coming in October

According to Slashgear sources the first Samsung Windows RT tablets are set to debut in October and according to some sources, Qualcomm has been entrusted with the task of integrating the tablets into their own ARM chip.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Rumor - Samsung ready to bring to the market a version of the Galaxy W with Windows Phone?

Having dealt with the "effort" to meet the expectations of millions of consumers with Galaxy S3, Samsung also comes back to focus on models for mobile OS from Microsoft.From dutch portal comes in fact a partial confirmation that something is brewing: the log file of the app WP Bench  dedicated to the benchmarks of different wp7 devices has emerged a new Windows Phone from the South Korean giant.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Rumor - Samsung wants to buy Nokia for 15 billion euros

Nokia, the company's most popular mobile division, in a couple of years has lost the world biggest phone maker title to Samsung.

And now according to the Finish site , Samsung intends to purchase Nokia for € 4 per share, for total amount of 15 billion euros. Currently the price of each Nokia share is about € 2.34. Currently neither company has confirmed or denied the report, although it is difficult to imagine a situation with Nokia is increasingly tied to Microsoft.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Samsung announces new Omnia M Windows Tango phone

Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of Samsung  Omnia M (Model: GT-I8350), a  Windows Phone  7.5 Tango that  will be available in Europe in the coming weeks.  With multimedia functionality at the highest level is characterized by a 1GHz processor, a Super AMOLED 4-inch display and a 1500mAh battery.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Samsung Focus 2 - New Windows Phone smartphone from Samsung coming to AT&T

AT&T introduced its third Microsoft Windows Phone handset with LTE on Monday. The Samsung Focus 2 launches on May 20 for $49 with new two-year contract, which is priced lower than the $99 Lumia 900 and $199 HTC Titan II. The handset uses a 4-inch Samsung Super AMOLED display and comes in a glossy white finish.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Apple and Samsung share the 99% of the profits of the global smartphone market

Horace Dediu of Asymco has made ​​available the data in its possession about the operating profits extracted from the eight major manufacturers of smartphones in the world in the first quarter of 2012 and from that data we can see Apple and Samsung flying high.
It seems, in fact, that Apple and Samsung together possess 99% of total industry revenue , with Apple that makes the lion's share with its significant 73%, although its share has declined slightly, compared to 75% the previous quarter. Samsung, meanwhile, has increased its share from 16% to 26%, totally demolishing all other manufacturers.

Monday, April 30, 2012

LG abandons Windows Phone, will focus on Android Phones for now

In the past few hours LG told the Korea Herald had no future plans regarding Windows Phone based smartphones, noting thatThe total units of Windows Phone sold in the global market is not a significant figure. " .
The interview with the Herald, however, continued reassurance by LG will continue its efforts on research and development for the Microsoft system.
From these words it can be assumed then a long pause where LG will not launch any Windows smartphone, probably jumping the launch of Windows Phone 8 and waiting for a "silent" eventual success of the OS made in Redmond.
LG then leave in the hands of Nokia, Samsung and HTC the fate of Windows Phone, a major loss for the mobile OS where the cheapest devices were precisely those of the Korean manufacturer.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Samsung will deliver smartphones with Windows Phone 8 at the end of 2012

Directly from Taiwan, Samsung has confirmed to the press that will be coming back in the Windows Phone world after the break in the recent months. 
The upper echelons of the company, in fact, have not seen in Mango the opportunity to make the top as the Android device (just look at the hype generated around the Galaxy S3), and for this reason they decided to wait Windows Phone 8 Apollo to release new smartphones.
There will be many more products and it is important for us to hit the right price and differentiate various segments of consumers. Phone Windows 8 will arrive later this year and will improve the ability to market the platform, we will work for the optimized device.
It only remains to wait for any announcements at IFA in Berlin or later. Samsung has managed to get really good results with Android and Windows Phone so far and along side with Nokia,may increase the market share of Windows Phone.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Samsung Minuet - Windows Phone Tango smartphone coming to China this summer

According to WPDang Samsung is planning to introduce new Windows Phone with Tnago on board into China in June 2012.
The phone will be named Samsung Minuet and probably will have the following features:
  • 4 inch screen 
  • 1.4GHz. Qualcomm processor
  • Windows Phone Tango OS
  • (256 MB or 512 MB) has not been revealed as yet.

Samsung Minue will undoubtedly positioned against the Nokia Lumia 710 and the Lumia 610 in the mission to conquer the Chinese Market
Source WPDang ; Via WPSause

Friday, April 6, 2012

Rumor - Three new Samsung Windows Phones coming in 2012?

Lately Samsung does not seem to be very engaged in the development and promotion of Windows Phone smartphones, we also confirmed this by Simon Stanford, who said recently that Windows Phone is not a priority for the company at the time, effort have focused on the Android operating system.

The site WPDang were still able to get news from a very reliable source that Samsung will not abandon Windows Phones and will still be main player in Microsoft's operating system. In fact, according to the source, Samsung will release three new Windows Phones in 2012, one of them is rumored that will be Samsung Mandel, with support for LTE and with Tango on board.

The other two smartphones are still unknown, the only information released is which will come with Windows Phone 8 (Apollo), presumably towards the end of 2012.


Thursday, March 15, 2012

FCC certifies Samsung SGH i667 Mandel 4G LTE Windows Phone

In December, thanks to an anonymous informant close to Microsoft had talked about the Samsung Mandel, Windows Phone device with support for LTE network .

HTC Titan 2 and Nokia Lumia 900 are two Windows Phone smartphones that are coming on the market but Samsung does not want to miss the opportunity and thanks to the FCC  we have confirmation that the device is seen in December arriving in the markets that use this type of network.

The Samsung SGH-i667 "Mandel" should use a 4.3 inch screen, fron camera and rear 8-megapixel camera. 

Source FCC ;Via Pocketnow

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Samsung Omnia W gets a 25% price cut in India, now cheaper than Lumia 710

Couple of months back, Nokia slashed the price of Lumia 710 in India to Rs. 15499. Back then, Lumia became the cheapest ever Windows Phone available in the Indian market. 

The reason behind the price drop could be the steep competition from ‘brother from another mother’ called Samsung Omnia W I8350. Initially, both of the devices were launched with staggering Rs. 19500+ price tag.

The Windows Phone running Omnia W is now available for Rs 15,200 on Flipkart, about Rs 300 cheaper than the Lumia 710.

More info at Flipkart

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Nokia is still leading in the amount of data traffic from mobile devices

StatCounter is always a useful resource for understanding the evolution of data traffic in the global mobile industry and the latest stats are very interesting.

So with the end of the first month of 2012, the famous analyst firm reported that from January 2011 to January 2012, the web traffic on mobile devices has grown again, seeing more and leader Nokia phones connected globally.
These are the words of Aodhan Cullen, CEO of StatCounter:
"Despite the use of the Internet through mobile phones and Smartphones are still less than 10%, the pace of growth is remarkable."
Apple dominates in the United Kingdom and the United States, but Nokia is behind in many markets. Nevertheless, countries where the overall Web browsing is made of 40% from mobile devices such as India, where Nokia was able to dominate sales, enabling the Finnish giant still be a leader in the field of mobile data traffic.


Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Nokia has almost half of 50% of Second Generation Windows Phone market share

Great news for all Nokia fans it looks that Nokia has almost half of second generation Windows Phones market share.According to the statistics from OccasionalGamer, Nokia has already surpassed all others in OEM sales of smartphones with WP7 OS. The statistics speak for the fact that Nokia has a market share reached 45 percent, followed by HTC with a good 40%.

As regards the global market, however, the Finnish company still owns 4%, while HTC dominates reaching 55% share

Via WMPoweruser