• Samsung partners Microsoft to scale enterprise 5G deployment
    NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 29 (IANS): Samsung on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Microsoft on an end-to-end, Cloud-based private 5G network solution to drive innovation that lowers the barrier to entry for deployment of private 5G networks in enterprises. Through a Cloud-based approach to the market, the companies said they aim to achieve greater cost efficiencies in 5G deployments. Samsung is a pioneer in the successful delivery of 5G end-to-end solutions ranging from chipset,
  • Samsung joins Flipkart to debut Galaxy F series on Big Billion Day
    GURUGRAM, SEPTEMBER 24 (IANS): Riding on its successful Galaxy 'M series amid surge in online shopping, Samsung on Thursday announced a partnership with Flipkart to globally debut its next affordable Galaxy 'F series on the first day of the Big Billion Days sale in India next month. The company will debut the fully-loaded Galaxy F41 as the first smartphone in the new series that will be priced between $200-$250 (somewhere around Rs 15,000-Rs 18,000) to give consumers a '
  • Samsung Galaxy 'M' series to log $3.5bn GMV by 2020 end: Asim Warsi
    New Delhi, September 7 (IANS): Samsung is aiming to log $3.5 billion gross merchandise value (GMV) for its highly successful Galaxy 'M' series by the end of this year, Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Samsung India, said on Monday. The company, which is set to launch a 'meanest monster' M51 on September 10 with the industry-first 7,000mAh battery, will have eight Galaxy 'M' series smartphones in its kitty in almost a year-and-a-half time span since the '
  • Samsung captures India premium smartphone market in H1 2020
    New Delhi, August 28 (IANS): Riding on the success of its Galaxy A71 and A51 devices, Samsung grabbed the top position in the premium smartphone market (Rs 25,000-Rs 50,000) in India for the first six months this year, a new report said on Friday. While the South Korean giant captured 37 per cent market share in H1 2020, Apple continued its impressive run in the premium segment, growing by 14 per cent (year-on-year) with 26 per cent market share in the country, according to the
  • Global smartphone sales reach 296mn units in Q2, Samsung sold 55mn
    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 25 (IANS): The global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 295 million units, a decline of 20.4 per cent in the second quarter this year owing to the pandemic as Samsung retained the top spot with selling nearly 55 million units, a new Gartner report said on Tuesday. Samsung and Huawei moved into a virtual tie for the top spot as Huawei ended up selling 54 million units in the June quarter. Among the top five smartphone vendors, Samsung experienced the larg
  • Galaxy Note20 pre-registration hits 5 lakh in India: Samsung
    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 11 (IANS): Samsung on Tuesday said that the pre-registration for its 'Make in India Galaxy Note20 smartphone crossed more than 5 Lakh this year, which is more than double the figure the company achieved last year with Galaxy Note10. The South Korean major last week opened pre-booking for its Galaxy Note20 series in India, The 6.7-inch Galaxy Note20 (8GB+256GB) was launched at the original price of Rs 77,999 while the 6.9-inch Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G (12GB+256GB)
  • Huawei trumps Samsung for 1st time in global smartphone market
    NEW DELHI, JULY 30 (IANS): Despite the US trade restrictions, Huawei has overthrown Samsung and Apple to become the leader in smartphone shipments globally in the second quarter of 2020, a new report said on Thursday. It marks the first quarter in nine years that a company other than Samsung or Apple has led the market. Huawei shipped 55.8 million devices, down 5 per cent (year on year) in Q2. The second-placed Samsung shipped 53.7 million smartphones, a 30 per cent fall against
  • Samsung launches Galaxy M01s for Rs 9,999 in India
    NEW DELHI, JULY 16 (IANS): Expanding its popular Galaxy M series, Samsung on Thursday launched a new budget smartphone Galaxy M01s for Rs 9,999 in India.   The phone comes with a 6.2-inch Infinity-V display. It is powered by MediaTek Helio P22, Octa Core ( 2Ghz, 1.5Ghz) processor paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage, an expandable storage of up to 512GB via a Micro-SD card.   The smartphone is available across Samsung's offline retail stores, Sam
  • Samsung bets big on 6G, expects roll out as early as 2028
    NEW DELHI, JULY 14 (IANS): South Korean tech giant Samsung has started working on the sixth next generation cellular technology and it expects completion of the 6G standard and its earliest commercialisation date could be as early as 2028.   Mass commercialisation of 6G may occur around 2030, Samsung said on Tuesday, adding that both humans and machines will be the main users of 6G.   Samsung, which released a white paper entitled "The Next Hyper-Connected Ex
  • Popular Galaxy 'M' series set to hit refresh: Samsung's Asim Warsi
    New Delhi, July 4 (IANS): To compete with the growing share of Chinese players like Xiaomi and Vivo in the mid-budget segment, Samsung came up with a brand new, online-exclusive Galaxy M series for millennials as an online exclusive in January last year.   In almost a year-and-a-half time span, the series has generated mass appeal in the affordable segment; writing a success story for the South Korean giant and helping it gain a substantial share in the online segment.
  • Smartphone players rise in India smart TV market, Xiaomi leads
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 18 (IANS): Leading smartphone brand Xiaomi grabbed 27 per cent market share of the India smart TV market in the first quarter this year, followed by LG at distant 14 per cent and Samsung at 10 per cent, according to a new report.   Sony with 9 per cent and TCL with 8 per cent were at fourth and fifth position in Q1 2020, according to Counterpoint Research.   Chinese brands are already dominating the smartphone market in China and India.  
  • India needs to further woo top 5 mobile brands to beat China: Report
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 15 (IANS): The global mobile phone market is served primarily by five companies (Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo) and the time is ripe for India to integrate into the global value chain by providing an assembly platform to these global lead firms, according to a new report.   India has already attracted initial investments from all these five companies that command 83 per cent global mobile phone revenue, which may bring more manufacturing to the countr