Samsung confirmed to us this afternoon that they are indeed hosting the next Unpacked event in Barcelona, at MWC, on March 1 to reveal “What’s Next.” The invite that was first posted earlier this morning is the same invite we received this afternoon.
Of course, we are assuming that we will see the Samsung Galaxy S6 at the event, but could see more. Rumors of a Galaxy S Edge have heated up over the last couple of weeks, with the invite potentially adding fuel to that fire, thanks to a swooping curve or angular line that runs across it. (more…)
“What’s next” reads a purported invite to the Samsung Galaxy S6 event that could take place on March 1 in Barcelona (same day as HTC’s). That quote is joined by a mostly black card that features a squiggly line, one that reminds me a lot of the Galaxy Note Edge. If this is the real invitation, is Samsung really about to Edge everything? (more…)
According to Xperia Blog, trackers of all things Sony Xperia, the chances of the Xperia Z4 or another flagship phone from Sony debuting at MWC in a month are slim. Their sources suggest that Sony is waiting for the “summer” to let loose their next set of phones. (more…)
On the heels of last night’s report, which suggested the Samsung Galaxy S6 won’t feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810, new reports out of Korea claim to know even more about Samsung’s 2015 flagship, like the day it will debut and a certain feature that will be missing. Included in one of these reports is also word out of LG’s camp, with a note mentioning that we may not see the G4 for a while. (more…)
Thanks to HTC, we have something to hypebeast on this lovely Friday morning. In a “save the date” event invite sent out through what I can only imagine was HTC’s Euro press team, we have a date to mark on our calendars for the unveiling of the company’s next flagship phone. Titled “Utopia in Progress,” the invite doesn’t mention much, other than that we all need to join them “to see what’s next,” in Barcelona, Spain, on March 1. (more…)
According to a report out of SamMobile, Samsung is preparing to launch its own fully round smartwatch that will be unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) next month. Little is known about the watch, but this report claims that the device carries the model number SM-R720 and codename Orbis. The “R” in the model number could mean “round,” though that is just speculation at this point. (more…)
Mobile World Congress is now in full swing, which means the press releases and product announcements have flooded in over night. First up, as we close in on Samsung’s big event this afternoon, we have Sony’s two new flagship products for 2014, the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet.
Both products will look quite familiar, as they carry Sony’s style and design throughout, but with upgraded specs in all of the right places, these should be their best mobile products yet.
Let’s talk about each. (more…)
Samsung’s Exynos Twitter account posted an image this morning with the tag “Exynos Infinity, in Barcelona,” a pretty clear hint at there being a new mobile processor ready for arrival at Mobile World Congress next week. The rest of the image includes a bull, but that is likely a reference to Spain and the location of MWC, rather than another hint.
So what is the Exynos Infinity? No one knows at this point. Are we talking Samsung’s next-gen 64-bit processor that will compete with Apple’s A7? Maybe. A recent Linux kernel patch outed a Samsung processor under the codename GH7 that appears to be 64-bit. (more…)