Samsung Galaxy S6: For Some, Marshmallow Reaches Galaxy S5 First

Earlier reports of the Samsung Galaxy S5 receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow internationally has been proven true as the global variant of the 2014 device (SM-G900F) is beginning to receive the update roll-out. In the US, this shouldn’t matter to Samsung Galaxy S6 users on Verizon, Sprint, or T-Mobile. But it does to those on AT&T, Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6: For Some, Marshmallow Reaches Galaxy S5 First[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Costly Galaxy S5 To S7 Transition

In spite of its amazing camera capabilities and commendable performance on the technical front, it feels nice and easy to hate on the Samsung Galaxy S6 for its major shortcomings that have to do with its battery and microSD compatibility. Specifically, it has to do with how its battery has gone from removable to welded-in Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: Costly Galaxy S5 To S7 Transition[…]

HTC 10 Avoids Galaxy S7 Bullet With Late Release!

People can whine, but HTC’s decision to announce its new flagship later than its rivals is a brilliant move. Looking at its position in the market, trying to launch the HTC 10 close to the Samsung Galaxy S7 would be marketing suicide. The LG G5 could have gotten much better coverage, but LG’s choice to Read more about HTC 10 Avoids Galaxy S7 Bullet With Late Release![…]

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Debut – Price Could Fall Below $200

For Samsung, there is something at least as important as the Galaxy S7/Edge, which is its midrange lineup consisting of the Galaxy A series and Galaxy J series. They don’t bring in as much profit, but they ensure that the Korean electronics brand is the number one phone producer worldwide. The sad fact is that Read more about Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Debut – Price Could Fall Below $200[…]

Android 6.0.1 For Samsung Galaxy S6 – Same Time As Galaxy S5?

After months of impatient waiting, Samsung Galaxy S6 owners in the US can finally look forward to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and its slew of awesome features (e.g. Doze, Now On Tap, app permissions) especially if their devices are from Sprint and Verizon. For Sprint users, the whole lineup – and then some – is getting Read more about Android 6.0.1 For Samsung Galaxy S6 – Same Time As Galaxy S5?[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Sales Crush Galaxy S6 – It’s All About Size, MicroSD Slot

Judging by Samsung’s ongoing strategy of consistently cutting prices for its mid-range devices, it looks as if the company is desperate to hold on to its status as the biggest smartphone seller in the world. That may have been true with the Samsung Galaxy S6 around, but Sammy doesn’t need to do that anymore with Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Sales Crush Galaxy S6 – It’s All About Size, MicroSD Slot[…]

Figures Show Samsung Galaxy S6 Failed – Most Users Switched To Galaxy S5

Partisan herd mentality of Samsung users when the topic of the iPhone pops up makes it difficult to determine which Samsung flagship phone in 2015 was responsible for the stark smartphone sales decline for the Korean brand last year. Hardcore Samsung fans can yell and scream whatever they want, but no vocal minority can conceal Read more about Figures Show Samsung Galaxy S6 Failed – Most Users Switched To Galaxy S5[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Is Two Things Galaxy S6 Isn’t – Cost-Effective, Popular

How does the number one OEM in smartphone shipment worldwide not be number one in terms of making money as well? One of the answers is it doesn’t ship too many of its most profitable phones. That’s the case with Samsung – the company mostly sells its midrange handsets instead of its flagship devices. There Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Is Two Things Galaxy S6 Isn’t – Cost-Effective, Popular[…]

Verizon: Galaxy S6 Edge Get Marshmallow – Note 5 Left Out

Before this only Samsung users on Sprint had reason to rejoice as the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5, and Note 4 were all in for the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update. The good news has spread to S6/Edge owners on Verizon. The two 5.1-inch flagships are going to enjoy features like Google’s Now On Tap Read more about Verizon: Galaxy S6 Edge Get Marshmallow – Note 5 Left Out[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Made Much Cheaper Than Galaxy S6

Though the Samsung Galaxy S6 didn’t really prove a worthy adversary to the iPhone 6 lineup from a commercial perspective, it was still rated one of the best phones of 2015. Given how different it is from its predecessors and competitors, the device must have cost a bomb to make in terms of both components Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 Made Much Cheaper Than Galaxy S6[…]

Google Play Edition: Would It Have Stolen Nexus 6P Success?

Under new leadership, Android is coming to the fore as one of the most important projects under Google and it is proven by how much demand there is for phones bearing the stock Android interface. That’s why the Nexus lineup has been a success. Actually, more important to users than having a clean and simple Read more about Google Play Edition: Would It Have Stolen Nexus 6P Success?[…]

Android 6.0.1 Could Reach Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6 At The Same Time

US owners of the Samsung Galaxy S6 on Sprint are glad to know that the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update is already reaching their devices, along with users of the Galaxy Note 5 and Note 4, quite long after South Korean users have picked up the new OS. The second carrier in line to seed the Read more about Android 6.0.1 Could Reach Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6 At The Same Time[…]

With 2016 Nexus, HTC Will Pull In Galaxy S6, Note 5 Users

Though not officially confirmed, the likeliest candidate to be responsible for the Google Nexus smartphone project this year is HTC. This presents the Taiwanese OEM a grand opportunity to pull back the customers that Samsung took from it. A report by GSM Arena a couple of weeks back showed that the majority of HTC users Read more about With 2016 Nexus, HTC Will Pull In Galaxy S6, Note 5 Users[…]

More Samsung Galaxy S5 Buyers Than S6 Edge, Note 5 In 2015

No matter how many phone Samsung ships around the world, it can never seem to topple its closest rival Apple in terms of profit-making. Apart from the fact that it sells way more midrange phones, there is another solid reason for this profit inferiority. According to Business Insider, while around 40 percent of iPhone users Read more about More Samsung Galaxy S5 Buyers Than S6 Edge, Note 5 In 2015[…]

Marshmallow Goes Global For Galaxy S5, Not So For Galaxy S6

Anyone who has been following the Android Marshmallow update progress for the Samsung Galaxy devices should know that in the US, only Sprint delivering the OTA update to the Galaxy S6/Edge/+ users as well as those on the Note 4 and Note 5. For those who own any device from the 2015 Samsung lineup in Read more about Marshmallow Goes Global For Galaxy S5, Not So For Galaxy S6[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S5 Earn More Than Galaxy S6

A comparison between an old and new device is sufficient to provide a rough idea of how fast the electronics industry is accelerating. Not only are advancements arriving quicker, they are increasingly easier to make and are getting more cost-effective as well. That is the only explanation that can be found for why the Samsung Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S5 Earn More Than Galaxy S6[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: For Marshmallow, Most Still Out Cold

In regard to the 2015 Samsung Galaxy flagship lineup and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, Sprint is doing what its name promises and delivering the update to the Galaxy S6/Edge/+ and Note 5. The carrier is doing so while the likes of Verizon and AT&T remain silent. T-Mobile on the other hand has confirmed it but is Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5: For Marshmallow, Most Still Out Cold[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6: Don’t Hold Your Breath – Marshmallow Reaches Galaxy S5

Ask any owner of the Samsung Galaxy S6 whether they have received the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, and chances are the answer will be ‘no’. There will be those who say they have, but on the whole many still go without it. If you are one of those who are still waiting, don’t hold your Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6: Don’t Hold Your Breath – Marshmallow Reaches Galaxy S5[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: Does Marshmallow Justify S7 Edge Upgrade?

The new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that measures 5.5 inches cannot be compared to any previous devices other than the 5.7-inch Galaxy S6 Edge+ which is not getting a direct sequel this year. While it makes sense for anyone on the Galaxy S5 or S4 to upgrade to the latest Edge device, many S6 Edge+ Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+: Does Marshmallow Justify S7 Edge Upgrade?[…]

Nexus 6P: 4 Ways It’s Better Than Galaxy S7

Pitting the performance specs of the Nexus 6P and Samsung Galaxy S7 would be an unfair assessment because they are represent different years as flagships. Judging them in terms of value, however, would paint a different picture. And in that regard there are some ways in which the Galaxy S7 is better, such as the Read more about Nexus 6P: 4 Ways It’s Better Than Galaxy S7[…]