Samsung aims to double online smartphone sales in India

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics aims to double its online smartphone sales in India this year to $1 billion, driven largely by a new budget range of devices, the head of its mobile business for the country said on Wednesday. Smartphones and fashion are among the most popular purchases in India’s fast-growing e-commerce market, which Deloitte expects to more than […]

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Is Telstra’s exclusive Samsung 5G phone worth the investment?

Telstra demands a premium for Australia's first 5G smartphone but it's probably not worth paying top dollar for the handset when you won't see the full benefit for months or even years. On sale Tuesday, and exclusive to Telstra, the 256GB model Samsung S10 5G starts at $132 per month on a two-year plan, including handset payments. In return, you […]

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Samsung says new smartphone series off to strong start in India

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics has sold 5 million units of its Galaxy A series smartphones, generating sales of over $1 billion since it began selling the devices in March, a senior company executive said on Tuesday. The South Korean electronics giant is expecting the Galaxy A series of phones, priced between 5,290 rupees ($75.11) to 28,990 rupees ($411.59), to […]

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Samsung to make a decision on its troubled $2k phone in ‘days’

Samsung is still deciding when — and perhaps whether — to launch its troubled $2,000 folding phone. Samsung’s chief executive says the Korean electronics giant will soon decide when to the launch the device, which has been held up after multiple reporters complained of problems, including blacked out screens and breaking hinges. “(The company) has reviewed the defect… and we […]

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Verizon opens pre-orders for Samsung 5G phone, adds 20 more cities

(Reuters) – Verizon Communications Inc started taking preorders for Samsung’s first 5G smartphone in the United States on Thursday, and said it would launch the high-speed wireless service in 20 more cities after Chicago and Minneapolis. Verizon said customers pre-ordering the device can get up to $650 off on the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G if they switch to its network […]

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Samsung delays Galaxy Fold phone launch after screen breaking issues

Samsung will delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone from the planned April 26 debut after reports of screen failures among some review units, a setback for the world's biggest handset maker. Opening Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is a two-handed job, but closing it only takes one.Credit:Jhaan Elker The Suwon, South Korea-based company said Monday that it would postpone the […]

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