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Samsung Expects Q3 Profit Jump as Chip Surge Eases Galaxy Note 7 Recall Blues

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co expects third-quarter profit grew 5.6 percent, beating estimates, as a pickup in chip and display earnings likely offset the impact of a global smartphone recall that has roiled the tech giant. The world’s biggest smartphone maker said in a brief filing on Friday its operating profit for July-September was likely KRW 7.8 trillion ($7 billion), ... Read More »

Samsung Could Face Second Recall as US Probes Burnt Galaxy Note 7

Samsung could face an unusual second recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones if one that caught fire aboard an airliner this week is a replacement device as its owner says, two former US safety officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission are investigating Wednesday’s incident, when a passenger’s phone emitted smoke on a Southwest ... Read More »

Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Said to Emit Smoke on US Plane

A replacement model of the fire-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a US plane on Wednesday, the family that owns it said, prompting fresh investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Federal Aviation Administration. A problem with the replacement for the Galaxy Note 7 model would create a new, embarrassing and potentially costly chapter to ... Read More »

LG Mocks Samsung, Takes a Jab at Galaxy Note 7 Recall in SMS Blast

While Samsung is busy putting out fires (literally) on the Galaxy Note 7 recall, other smartphone makers are getting the most out of Samsung’s misery. The latest to take a dig at the South Korean giant is LG. The company’s customer care department seems to be randomly sending messages to users ahead of the Diwali festival with a friendly, yet ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7 Users Report Battery Drain Due to Oculus App; Fix Released

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 Edge owners are reporting battery drain issues, after installing the latest Oculus app update. Users have been reporting of the issue on Oculus and Reddit forums, and claim that the issue seems to resolve itself after the app is deleted altogether. Samsung users claim that their battery drains quickly ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On8 With 5.5-Inch Full-HD Display Now Available in India

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is now available to buy in India, exclusively via Flipkart. To recall, the smartphone was launched last week at Rs. 15,900, and was due to go on sale from Sunday midnight via the online retailer during its Big Billion Day 2016 sale – it is now available at a discounted price of Rs. 14,900. The smartphone ... Read More »

Samsung Slammed by Chinese State TV Over Galaxy Note 7 Recall ‘Discrimination’

Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has slammed South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co for what it said was “discrimination” against China consumers in its handling of a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to replace batteries. In a commentary piece posted on its website on Thursday evening, CCTV said Samsung’s behaviour in China after the September 2 recall of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) With 16-Megapixel Camera, Fingerprint Scanner Launched

Samsung has finally unveiled the long-rumoured Galaxy A8 (2016) in its home market, South Korea. The metal unibody Galaxy A8 (2016) is priced at KRW 649,000 (roughly Rs. 39,000). The smartphone in Blue colour will be available via SK Telecom, with pre-orders going live starting October 1. There is no information when Samsung is going to launch it in other ... Read More »

Samsung Recovers 60 Percent of Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Units From South Korea, US, Europe

  Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back around 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea, the United States and Europe, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis. In a statement, Samsung said it was focused on replacing all affected devices “as quickly and efficiently” as ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On8 Official, to Launch During Flipkart Big Billion Day 2016 Sale

  Samsung, as expected, unveiled the new Galaxy On8 smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 15,900, the new Samsung Galaxy On8 will be available in Gold, Black and White colours. It will go on sale via Flipkart from October 2 midnight as part of the online retailer’s Big Billion Days sale. The biggest highlight of the new Galaxy On8 is ... Read More »