Samsung PM971 is company's first BGA SSD
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Low-profile NVMe storage package using 1.8v power instead of 3.3v

During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company took the wraps off its first ever ball-grid array (BGA) solid state disk for mobile devices, the PM971. 

Samsung showcases SM961 and PM961 OEM SSDs
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Up to 3,200MB/s sequential reads, based on Polaris controller

During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company unveiled some new top-tier successors to its 2014 flagship XP941 and 2015 flagship SM951 for OEMs and system designers. 

Samsung releases Galaxy TabPro S
Published in Notebooks

Surface Pro rival with Intel inside

Samsung today announced the availability of its Galaxy TabPro S 2 in 1s which is headed to take on Microsoft’s Surface Pro.

Samsung not so sure about OLED
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Costs too much

While word on the street is that Samsung might reintroduce OLED TVs in 2017, the company said that it’s still skeptical about the tech.

SK hynix to build 4GB and 8GB HBM2 stacks
Published in Memory

Starting in the third quarter

SK hynix will begin mass production of its 4GB and 8GB HBM2 stacks in the third quarter.

iPhone 6S Plus outperforms Galaxy S7 Edge in app test
Published in Mobiles

But Snapdragon 820 is still faster than A9 overall

Earlier this week, a hands-on performance comparison between Apple’s crown jewel of 2015, the iPhone 6S Plus, and Samsung’s crown jewel of 2016, the Galaxy S7 Edge, was uploaded to YouTube where real-world performance was tested side-by-side to see how fast each phone runs a sequence of various apps.

Qualcomm to dominate high-end mobile chips
Published in Processors

Snapdragon 820 is a winner with the vendors

If you buy a high-end android phone it will almost certainly have a Snapdragon 820 under the bonnet.

Snapdragon 820 wins in AnTuTu test
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Vicar in a TuTu

AnTuTu benchmark  has just released the top 10 rankings for the  smartphone chips of 2016 and revealed that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 is the boss.

Samsung start shipping 15.36TB SSD for enterprise market
Published in Memory

2.5-inch form-factor and 12Gbps SAS interface

Samsung has now officially announced and started to ship its new Samsung PM1633a line of solid state drives for Enterprise Storage Systems, which includes the highest capacity SSD ever made by Samsung, the 15.35TB PM1366a model.

Samsung unveils new CF591 and CF390 curved monitors
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Brings AMD Freesync support over HDMI

Samsung has unveiled three new curved monitors that will have a 1800R curve radius and support for AMD Freesync over HDMI, the 27-inch CF591 and the CF390, which will be available in both 23.5-inch and 27-inch sizes.