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Samsung confirms Snapdragon 855 is its 5G answer
Published in Mobiles


Coming in 1H 2019

Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US,  confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.

Samsung will have 5G by next year
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 10:33

Samsung will have 5G by next year


Beating Apple and without being hamstrung by an Intel Modem

Samsung will release its first  5G mobile phone next year, beating Apple by a mile and not having the problem that it will depend on an Intel modem.

More Samsung Galaxy A8s details tip up
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 30 November 2018 15:43

More Samsung Galaxy A8s details tip up


Model number, camera position, and no 3.5mm jack

A couple of leaks spotted today, including FCC certification, have provided a bit more information regarding Samsung's upcoming A8s smartphone, which could mark the future path of the company, including the looks of the flagship Galaxy S10, coming later next year.

Global semiconductor industry growing
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:33

Global semiconductor industry growing


Worth $129.8 billion

Beancounters at IHS Markit have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that the global semiconductor industry revenue grew 7.4 percent sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, reaching a record $129.8 billion.

Galaxy S10 to ship in late March, April
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 30 November 2018 11:46

Galaxy S10 to ship in late March, April


Exclusive: That is the current plan

Our extremely well-informed sources have confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will ship in late March/early April 2019. This goes for both the Exynos 8920 as well as the Snapdragon 855 version of the phone. Samsung has traditionally been shipping Galaxy S smartphones anywhere from late March to early June, depending on the version of the phone and the region. 

Samsung launches QLC-based 860 QVO SSDs
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 09:27

Samsung launches QLC-based 860 QVO SSDs


Same performance as MLC SSDs at 15c/GB

Samsung has officially announced its new 860 QVO SSD lineup based on 4-bit QLC (Quad Level Cell) NAND and Samsung's own MJX controller, which finally brings affordable SSD to the market, putting a lot of pressure on HDDs with 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities.

Memory chipmakers revenues hit record high
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 23 November 2018 11:33

Memory chipmakers revenues hit record high


Top three laughing all the way to the bank

Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology saw their joint DRAM and flash memory revenues climb to a record high in the third quarter of 2018.

Galaxy S10 will have six cameras
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 11:44

Galaxy S10 will have six cameras


And 5G support

While Apple has failed to provide much in the way of new technology for its flagship phones, Samsung is planning shedloads.

Huawei jumps on the foldable-smartphone bandwagon
Published in Mobiles


Comes with a bigger screen

It appears that Huawei will be tapping the foldable smartphone market as well, and might even have a bigger screen than Samsung's Galaxy F series.

AMD Polaris 30 GPU made at both GlobalFoundries and Samsung
Published in Graphics


GloFo's 12LP and Samsung's 11LPP

According to details that have surfaced after the launch of the new Radeon RX 590 refresh, it appears that AMD is sourcing the "new" Polaris 30 GPU from both GlobalFoundries and Samsung.