Following the release of Advanced Calling last year, Verizon Wireless is now rolling out Advanced Calling 2.0 update over the air (OTA) for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. This latest update bring a few new features and improvements. The new feature upgrades the already existent Advanced Calling, a VoLTE service with video calling support on select phones. Advanced Calling 2.0 with Wi-Fi will allow two users with supported devices to use their Wi-Fi networks in places with weak cellular coverage.
One of the four Galaxy A series smartphones that have just passed FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is the Galaxy A7 successor. The device is known as Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016), which is another indication that it might be released on the market next year. Along with the fact that’s been certified at FCC, we have also learned that Galaxy A7 (2016) will be powered by a more than decent 3,300 mAh battery, which is a real upgrade from the current model’s battery that packs a much smaller 2,600 mAh battery.
Major carrier Sprint has just announced its Black Friday deals, and customers looking to purchase a high-end smartphone will be pleased to know that there are great promotional deals available this week. For example, Sprint’s Black Friday deals include half-off Samsung Galaxy S6 (32GB) lease, which means that you will only have to pay $9 per month instead of $18. The offer is available for existing Sprint customers who upgrade or add a new line of service, as well as customers switching to Sprint.
Samsung recently announced its Samsung W2016 Clamshell Smartphone now official in China. Samsung W2016 is a dual card dual standby single-pass terminal support dual card standby at the same time, does not support simultaneous calls, that is, when one of the cards in a call, another card can not access or dial out. Running on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system, the flip phone sports a 3.9 inch Super AMOLED dual displays offering 1280 x 768 pixels resolution.
The Samsung Galaxy J3 smartphone is now officially introduced in China, but it is expected that the South Korean company will make it available worldwide in the next couple of weeks. For the time being, the smartphone is not yet available for pre-order, but the Galaxy J3 appears on Samsung China official website. The device is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU, and sports a 5-inch 720p Super AMOLED display. It comes with 1.
Canonical has just announced that it will be partnering with Samsung to showcase the power of Snappy Ubuntu Core on the Samsung ARM IoT (Samsung ARTIK 5 and ARTIK 10 modules) in this year’s ARM TechCon. The companies will demonstrate how combining Samsung ARTIK and snappy Ubuntu Core results in an easy-to-use development platform for internet-connected devices, enabling developers to lower costs and shorten their time to market. ARTIK is a family of modules tailored for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Samsung has officially unveiled its Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 smartphones in India this week. The two devices are exclusively available for purchase in India via Flipkart. It is also gathered that both phones will be manufactured exclusively in India, as part of the company’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. Samsung Galaxy On5 has been priced to go for Rs 8,990 ($135), while the Galaxy On7 goes for Rs 10,990 ($165 / €155).
Samsung Electronics recently announced its latest product the Samsung Galaxy View Tablet, which apparently delivers an unprecedented mobile entertainment experience. With the Galaxy View’s 18.4” Full HD screen, video-optimised user interface and long-lasting battery life, users can seamlessly experience the best in video and media wherever and whenever they want. According to JK Shin, CEO and Head of Samsung’s IT & Mobile Business, “At Samsung, we are committed to creating new possibilities and bringing our consumers the best mobile experience,”.