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Meizu to Release Quad-Core MX With Samsung Exynos and Android 4.0

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Meizu is already highly successful in China, and they’ve been discussing a quad-core device for awhile. Now we have details about a June debut. The Meizu MX will be packing a quad-core Samsung Exynos 4412 CPU, the same chip rumored to be inside the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3. In addition to a killer CPU, the MX will come in both 32 and 64 GB models, an 8 MP camera, a 4-inch qHD display and a 1700 mAh battery. No word yet on availability worldwide.

Samsung Sent Out Invites To A Galaxy S III Launch Event, Slated For May 3rd In London

samsungWhile we're still keeping a raised eyebrow on this one, it looks like Samsung has sent out invitations to an event where they'll launch the Galaxy S III. Mark your calendars for May 3rd, and set your time zones for London time. Beyond those two tidbits of information, we have very little else to go on. Just take a look at the invite, sent to Tweakers.net, for yourself, here's the full invite:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 pricing, launch details surface

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The pricing and launch details for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2 series of tablets have emerged and thinks appear to be headed in the right direction. The 8GB 7-inch version is expected to available on April 22 with a $250 price tag. Barely above the cost of a Kindle Fire, it's definitely more 'tablet' than Amazon's eReader. Specs include Android 4.0, a 1GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB RAM, and a 10124x600 PLS TFT display.

Samsung Files Trademarks For 3 New Galaxy Smartphones: Sire, Lift, And Perx

samsungThe folks over at Fusible have discovered that Samsung has filed a trademark with the US PTO for three new names: Galaxy Sire, Galaxy Perx, and Galaxy Lift. While we don't have any details yet, we do know that we're looking at phones and not tablets - the trademarks were filed under the "Mobile phones; Smartphones" category.

Given the names, I'd guess we're looking at carrier-branded versions of the same device. I'm really hoping these are budget phones and not the SGSIII, as "Sire," "Perx," and "Lift," certainly don't strike me as flagship names. What do you think?



Samsung improves Android face-unlocking with “Blink if you’re human”

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One of the novelty features in Android 4 is the “Face unlock” feature which appeared to work quite well, until people started to realize you could easily fool it with a simple photograph. However, Samsung has upgraded this feature to be a little more foolproof by making you blink to prove you’re a human being as it’s pretty difficult to make a photograph blink.

Samsung Galaxy S III rumors continue to run wild

galaxy s3Another day, another Galaxy SIII rumor. This one comes from DigiTimes, who's spilled the beans that the Galaxy S III will be featuring a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED+ HD screen and 319ppi (pixels-per-inch) at 1280×720 pixels. It's interesting that, according to DigiTimes, the SIII won't be featuring a PenTile display, which we saw on the Galaxy Nexus. Instead, it will be using regular RGB, so there will be a slight difference.

5 Million Galaxy Notes Sold In 5 Months Says A Lot About The Future Of Smartphones

samsungClarification: Yes, it is 5 million sold to end consumers, officially confirmed by Samsung to Phone Scoop.

The Galaxy Note - it's a device that stirs up passions among many technology enthusiasts. It's big - so big that is just looks silly held up to your face. But its gorgeous, 5.3" HD display (1280x800) has owners absolutely loving the phablet (alright, I won't use it again - promise).

[Rumor] Samsung Galaxy SIII May Feature Inductive Charging "Secret Weapon"

Despite the fact that Samsung has said almost nothing about the upcoming Galaxy SIII, the rumor mill is churning so hard it threatens to break free from its foundation. The latest rumor about Sammy's upcoming flagship is pretty great – DDaily, a Korean IT news publication, is reporting (via anonymous sources) that Samsung's Galaxy SIII may have a "secret weapon" – a built-in inductive charger.

Apple Trying To Make Bank Off Of Samsung And Motorola, Wants Them To Pay $5-15 For Each Android Handset Sold

appleSo here's a twist: instead of Apple just continuously suing Samsung and Motorola over patent violations, the Cupertino company is now ready to negotiate terms that would end several of its ongoing suits with the aforementioned companies. The deal in question? Samsung and Motorola pay Apple between $5 and $15 for each Android handset sold.

[Rumor] Samsung's Galaxy S III To Be Launched In Over 50 Markets Simultaneously, Bringing A 4.8" Display, Quad-Core Processor With It

1While the much-talked-about Galaxy S III will be conspicuously absent from MWC this year, BGR has received an exclusive tip relaying some of the handset's juicy details. To start with, BGR reports that Samsung is holding off the S III's big reveal in order to "shorten the gap" between announcement and official release. Samsung is evidently planning to release the S III in over 50 global markets simultaneously.

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