Samsung is a very large player in the solid state drive market, but you may not have known. This is because they sell their drives in bulk to companies like Apple to use in their products. That is why they are not an known in the consumer or enthusiast market. In fact Samsung is the largest producer of flash memory in the world. One thing that is great about Samsung solid state drives is that everything inside is made by Samsung, the NAND, controller and DRAM cache. This makes it very easy for Samsung to correct issues or fix problems because everything is done in-house. We saw this on Samsung’s 830 Series solid state drive and the big difference between the 830 and 840 is that the 840 Series uses TLC NAND chips instead of MLC. We will get to the difference in just a bit. The controller on the 840 Series has also been updated. The 120GB version we are testing today has read and write speeds of 530MB/s and 130MB/s respectively so it sort of fits into the entry-level segment. Let’s take a look…
Many people thought Samsung would use Mobile World Congress to unveil the next revision of their extremely popular Galaxy S smartphone, but it seems that is not happening. Because of the popularity of the Galaxy S III Samsung will be holding their own event to launch the Galaxy S4. The event is set to take place in New York City on March 14th. Reuters has confirmed this date with company reps so it looks like it is happening.
Besides a new iPhone the Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is one of the most anticipated phones of 2013. With the success of the S3 it is no doubt people will be lining up for an S4 on release day. It seems all but official now that we have both the launch and release dates for the Samsung Galaxy S4, code-named “Altius”. According to Asian Economies News, the S4 will be launched at a Samsung Mobile Unpacked event on March 22 and then released on April 15th.
One of the largest companies at CES 2013, Samsung took the liberty to demo some of the hottest products coming to market and currently dominating the world of electronic sales. The ‘Series 7 Gamer’ took the award of ‘Best Laptop of CES 2012′ and this year Samsung showed us the follow up to that outstanding product with the Series 7 Chronos. Qualifying as an Ultrabook in every criteria except the processor, this desktop replacement laptop will physically amaze you, aesthetically and with its hardware. We also took the liberty to overview some of the more prominent products for which Samsung is known. Check out the video for more details.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, announced today that its 840 family of SSDs is available for purchase. The new family of drives includes the 840 Pro SSD, a high-performance drive for professionals and tech enthusiasts that want the best possible computing performance, and the 840 SSD, for mainstream users that want an affordable upgrade solution for their PC. For a limited time, the 840 Pro SSDs will also include a code for a downloadable full version of the highly anticipated video game “Assassin’s Creed III,” with purchase of the 128 GB, 256 GB or 512 GB models.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in advanced semiconductor technology solutions, today announced its fourth generation green memory solution at the annual Memory Solution CIO Forum at the Shilla hotel, Seoul, Korea. Designed to achieve superior system level performances, the new solution introduces a combination of its advanced 20 nanometer (nm) class* DDR3 and 20nm-class SSDs based on high-performance SATA 6.0Gb/s and SAS interfaces respectively.
It looks like Samsung is prepping a smaller version of their very popular Galaxy S III handset that may launch as early as next week. Samsung’s German division has been sending out press invites, which give a very good indication of what they will be unveiling. The invitation in German reads, “That’s how big small can be.” with a familiar Galaxy “S” logo in the background. So whatever Samsung is launching it is part of the Galaxy S family.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced its new lineup of high-performance SSDs designed for use in personal computers. The new series supporting SATA 6.0 gigabit-per-second (Gb/s) interface comes in two tracks; one for general computing purposes and another, an advanced lineup dubbed ‘PRO’ for serious users.
Samsung’s tiered offering for professional and general user environments provides consumers a broader choice of SSDs to best suit their personal requirements.
It appears that Samsung will launch the successor to their very popular Galaxy S3 smartphone at Mobile World Congress in February. We assume this will be to counter the sales of the recently released Apple iPhone 5. According to a source within Samsung the new phone will be announced a MWC 2013 in February and get an official release date in March.
Samsung has just launched the Galaxy Player 5.8. If you can guess by the name it features a 5.8-inch (960×540) display. 5.8-inches is quite large, it makes the Galaxy S III’s 4.8-inch screen look small! The Galaxy Player 5.8 will be running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as well as the latest version of Samsung’s TouchWiz UI.