Nokia-maker mixes with Apple, Samsung in new smartphone launch

2017-08-17 10:35

Finnish company HMD Global Oy has unveiled its latest Nokia-branded smartphone in a first bid to win over Samsung and Apple customers.

Samsung heir takes stand to deny corruption charges

2017-08-02 16:37

The heir to the world's top smartphone maker Samsung has taken the stand in his corruption trial, to be questioned by prosecutors about the scandal that brought down South Korea's last president.

REVEALED: SA's favourite smartphone brand

2017-07-06 18:33

Samsung is four times more popular with consumers than its closest competitor, according to the South Africa Mobile Report 2017.

Samsung plans $18bn of new investments in chip production

2017-07-04 16:27

Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of memory chips, announced 20.4trn won ($18bn) of new investments to expand semiconductor output in South Korea.

REVIEWED: The S8 - Samsung's best smartphone ever

2017-06-28 12:57

With intuitive features and attractive design, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is pricey but the perfect combination of beauty and brains, says Kyle Venktess.

Whirlpool in trade fight with Samsung, LG over washers

2017-05-31 21:53

Whirlpool is renewing allegations that its South Korean rivals illegally undercut prices on washing machines, setting up a trade fight that could be settled by the Trump administration.

Samsung investigating Galaxy S8 'iris hack'

2017-05-24 13:21

Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device.

Refurbished Note 7 over R3 000 cheaper - only in South Korea

2017-04-28 14:44

The world's most controversial smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, will reportedly go on sale in June and in South Korea only.

Samsung posts biggest quarterly net profit since 2013 despite Galaxy woes

2017-04-27 10:27

Samsung has posted its biggest quarterly net profit for more than three years after shrugging off the debacle over exploding Galaxy Note 7 batteries.

New Android smartphones in SA: how do they stack up?

2017-04-09 14:02

The world’s top Android smartphones - Samsung's Galaxy S8, LG's G6, the Sony XZ Premium and Huawei’s P10 - are poised for the SA market. Kyle Venktess compares prices and features.


Here's what the Galaxy Note 8 is expected to look like

2017-08-03 11:02

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - the follow-up to the controversial Note 7 - is expected to be launched later this month and photos of the device are already surfacing online.

Samsung heir refuses to testify at former President's trial

2017-07-10 11:23

Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee has refused to testify at the bribery trial of former President Park Geun-hye, arguing that doing so risked affecting his own corruption hearing.

New Samsung VR headset features motion-tracking

2017-07-04 17:04

Samsung has unveiled a new Virtual Reality headset, which features built-in motion-trackers, and is expected to support hand tracking and voice and facial expression recognition.

Samsung confirms launch of refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

2017-07-02 12:41

Samsung Electronics said Sunday it would start selling a refurbished version of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone this week after an embarrassing recall over exploding batteries rocked the tech giant last year.

Samsung to sell off refurbished Galaxy Note 7s: reports

2017-06-27 10:29

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung will next week start reselling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices after a humiliating recall over exploding batteries last year, news reports said Tuesday.

LG needs a smarter bet than OLED to get jump on Samsung

2017-05-30 08:17

Investors seemed excited that LG Display Co. may have decided to spend $3.6 billion to build out its OLED production capacity.

Local celebs welcome Samsung's new Galaxy S8 with big bash

2017-05-14 10:56

Samsung is not shy of hosting extravagant launch events. City Press mingled with a veritable who’s who of new-school A-listers at the launch of its new Galaxy S8.

Huawei closing gap on Samsung, Apple in smartphone market

2017-04-28 09:08

Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017, while Huawei's strong growth cemented its number three position, says a market tracker.

Samsung heir's trial hones in on 5 minutes with ex-President

2017-04-19 16:11

Prosecutors pursuing bribery charges against Samsung's heir zeroed in on a five-minute chat with South Korea's president as the start of a bond that put both behind bars.

How Samsung's Galaxy S8 goes beyond the Edge

2017-04-03 15:20

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices are some of the most anticipated releases of 2017, after the company’s debacle with the fire-prone Note 7 launch last year.

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