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Samsung Galaxy S7 Codenamed Jungfrau? Might Be Powered By Snapdragon

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Samsung’s next best flagship phone will probably be a new Galaxy Note which, according to the numerous leaks and rumors so far, will be exclusively powered by an Exynos SoC, much like the Samsung Galaxy S6 line-up before it. In other words, it would seem that Qualcomm will no longer play a role in the creation of Samsung’s future flagship …

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OnePlus 2: New Alleged Render Shows Metallic Build, Fingerprint Sensor

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Slowly, but surely, the OnePlus 2 HYPE train has reached maximum speed ahead of the July 27 announcement. We’ve seen plenty of allegedly leaked renders and specsheets, but fact of the matter is that we only know for sure what OnePlus announced: the OP2 will come with a Snapdragon 810 (v2.1) chip, USB Type-C connector, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and …

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Samsung and Xiaomi Non-Genuine/Fake Models Account For 68% Of The Market

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Note: by Market we’re referring to the Android knock-off market. Nearly every smartphone manufacturer out there wants a piece of the action in China, and this is no surprise given that the aforementioned country holds the biggest mobile market in the world. The competition is fierce and this leads to new technologies being developed faster, as each manufacturer wants to …

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Has The Huawei Mate 8 Just Been Caught On Camera? [Updated]

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[UPDATE] Looks like this actually IS a tablet – the Huawei MediaPad M2. Sorry for the confusion! Huawei is definitely out there, grinding. Roughly one week ago, Huawei announced its latest flagship (the Honor 7) but that doesn’t mean that the company’s engineers will get any rest. Huawei is definitely cooking something new for H2 and today we might get an idea how …

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Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Plus: New Leaked Specsheets

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Earlier today, more rumors on the Xiaomi Mi5 emerged from China, when a couple of spec sheets detailing these smartphones’ alleged specifications popped-up on Weibo. The Xiaomi Mi5 will apparently be accompanied on-stage by a larger model called the Xiaomi Mi5 Plus. The smaller model will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 SoC which hopefully will not cause overheating – …

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Metal Build For OnePlus 2 Teased By OnePlus’ CEO?

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For the past couple of weeks or so, OnePlus revealed numerous bits of information regarding what the future holds for the OnePlus 2 and its prospective owners. Thus the company already confirmed several hardware characteristics, including the fact that the sequel will be equipped with an optimized Snapdragon 810 SoC (v2.1) running at frequencies of up to 1.8 GHz instead …

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OnePlus 2: New Alleged Render Shows Metallic Build, Fingerprint Sensor

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Slowly, but surely, the OnePlus 2 HYPE train has reached maximum speed ahead of the July 27 announcement. We’ve seen plenty of allegedly leaked renders and specsheets, but fact of the matter is that we only know for sure what OnePlus announced: the OP2 will come with a Snapdragon 810 (v2.1) chip, USB Type-C connector, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and …

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Samsung and Xiaomi Non-Genuine/Fake Models Account For 68% Of The Market

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Note: by Market we’re referring to the Android knock-off market. Nearly every smartphone manufacturer out there wants a piece of the action in China, and this is no surprise given that the aforementioned country holds the biggest mobile market in the world. The competition is fierce and this leads to new technologies being developed faster, as each manufacturer wants to …

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Has The Huawei Mate 8 Just Been Caught On Camera? [Updated]

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[UPDATE] Looks like this actually IS a tablet – the Huawei MediaPad M2. Sorry for the confusion! Huawei is definitely out there, grinding. Roughly one week ago, Huawei announced its latest flagship (the Honor 7) but that doesn’t mean that the company’s engineers will get any rest. Huawei is definitely cooking something new for H2 and today we might get an idea how …

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Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Plus: New Leaked Specsheets

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Earlier today, more rumors on the Xiaomi Mi5 emerged from China, when a couple of spec sheets detailing these smartphones’ alleged specifications popped-up on Weibo. The Xiaomi Mi5 will apparently be accompanied on-stage by a larger model called the Xiaomi Mi5 Plus. The smaller model will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 SoC which hopefully will not cause overheating – …

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Metal Build For OnePlus 2 Teased By OnePlus’ CEO?

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For the past couple of weeks or so, OnePlus revealed numerous bits of information regarding what the future holds for the OnePlus 2 and its prospective owners. Thus the company already confirmed several hardware characteristics, including the fact that the sequel will be equipped with an optimized Snapdragon 810 SoC (v2.1) running at frequencies of up to 1.8 GHz instead …

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Deutsche Bank: Galaxy S6 Sales “Only” At S4 Level

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When it comes to Samsung Galaxy S6 sales (both models included) we’ve heard it all. Some analysts/banks are saying that the S6 line-up won’t even be able to match last year’s Galaxy S5 (disappointing) sales while others are estimating that S6 sales will blow the company’s current record sky high (some even anticipated 70 million units sold by the end of …

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Samsung and LG Gearing To Bring Iris Recognition To Their Smartphones (Rumor)

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Iris recognition technology is apparently starting to pick up, and following the release of the Fujitsu Arrows NX F-04G and VIVO X5 Pro – both of which make use of such technology – it looks like other, bigger players might be gearing up to bring iris recognition scanners to their future flagship smartphones. In recent news / rumors from Korea, both …

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Apple and Samsung Supplier To Invest $260 Mln In 3D Curved Glass

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With more smartphone makers getting ready to adopt 3D curved glass for their future devices, certain part suppliers are bound to have a bigger revenue than others. Now, one of the companies who might turn a considerable profit on the production of 3D curved glass panels is China’s Blue Synopsys. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Blue Synopsys is …

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AUO To Supply Panels For Next 4-inch iPhone, To Ship In Q1 2016?

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Last year, Apple joined the market trend when it finally decided to step out of its comfort zone and manufacture a newer generation of iPhones boasting larger displays (4.7 and 5.5-inch diagonals respectively). This decision seems to have paid off tenfold, but this hasn’t stopped the industry from generating new rumors regarding the company’s alleged plans to re-join the small-screen …

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iPhone 6s Camera: RGBW Technology, 12MP Sony Sensor (Rumor)

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We start the week off with a fresh series of rumors targeting none other than the highly-anticipated iPhone 6s line-up. As the title above reveals, these fresh rumors indicate that the aforementioned device will be released with a 12 MP Sony sensor in tow, which will make use of Sony’s RGBW technology for improved performance in low-light conditions. The same …

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Trendforce: iPhone 6s – New LED Backlight, No 16GB Model, LPDDR4 Memory

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It looks like the iPhone 6s-related rumors have started to pour in at an accelerated rate. Earlier today we have discussed one possible timeline for Apple’s upcoming flagship phones, which pegs them for an August announcement followed by a September (early?) release. Now another report was issued by the research firm TrendForce, which seems to have gained numerous bits of information regarding …

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iPhone 6s To Be Released In August Thanks To Better Than Expected Yield?

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Well, that’s something you don’t hear everyday! As probably all of you who have been keeping an eye on Apple-related news over the years know, almost every year there are multiple reports stemming from supply chain sources (or analysts) claiming that Apple and its suppliers are facing yield issues with various components for the next gen iPhones or iPads (not …

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Codenamed Jungfrau? Might Be Powered By Snapdragon

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Samsung’s next best flagship phone will probably be a new Galaxy Note which, according to the numerous leaks and rumors so far, will be exclusively powered by an Exynos SoC, much like the Samsung Galaxy S6 line-up before it. In other words, it would seem that Qualcomm will no longer play a role in the creation of Samsung’s future flagship …

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OnePlus 2: New Alleged Render Shows Metallic Build, Fingerprint Sensor

In #all, #android, #breaking, #china rising by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

Slowly, but surely, the OnePlus 2 HYPE train has reached maximum speed ahead of the July 27 announcement. We’ve seen plenty of allegedly leaked renders and specsheets, but fact of the matter is that we only know for sure what OnePlus announced: the OP2 will come with a Snapdragon 810 (v2.1) chip, USB Type-C connector, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and …

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Samsung and Xiaomi Non-Genuine/Fake Models Account For 68% Of The Market

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Note: by Market we’re referring to the Android knock-off market. Nearly every smartphone manufacturer out there wants a piece of the action in China, and this is no surprise given that the aforementioned country holds the biggest mobile market in the world. The competition is fierce and this leads to new technologies being developed faster, as each manufacturer wants to …

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Has The Huawei Mate 8 Just Been Caught On Camera? [Updated]

In #all, #android, #breaking, #china rising by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

[UPDATE] Looks like this actually IS a tablet – the Huawei MediaPad M2. Sorry for the confusion! Huawei is definitely out there, grinding. Roughly one week ago, Huawei announced its latest flagship (the Honor 7) but that doesn’t mean that the company’s engineers will get any rest. Huawei is definitely cooking something new for H2 and today we might get an idea how …

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Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Plus: New Leaked Specsheets

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Earlier today, more rumors on the Xiaomi Mi5 emerged from China, when a couple of spec sheets detailing these smartphones’ alleged specifications popped-up on Weibo. The Xiaomi Mi5 will apparently be accompanied on-stage by a larger model called the Xiaomi Mi5 Plus. The smaller model will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 SoC which hopefully will not cause overheating – …

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Metal Build For OnePlus 2 Teased By OnePlus’ CEO?

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For the past couple of weeks or so, OnePlus revealed numerous bits of information regarding what the future holds for the OnePlus 2 and its prospective owners. Thus the company already confirmed several hardware characteristics, including the fact that the sequel will be equipped with an optimized Snapdragon 810 SoC (v2.1) running at frequencies of up to 1.8 GHz instead …

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Xiaomi’s Mi5 and HTC J Butterfly Also Affected By Snapdragon 810 Woes?

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After the Sony Xperia Z4 / Z3+ assaulted the headlines several days ago for all the wrong reasons (read: CPU overheating issues), the problematic Snapdragon 810 SoC seems to have made two more victims, namely Xiaomi and HTC. According to a couple of fresh reports from Asia, the Xiaomi Mi5 might be delayed because of Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which might end …

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Xiaomi’s President: “Xiaomi Will Acquire BlackBerry” [Updated]

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[Update] It looks like Mr. Bin Lin actually asked people not to spread rumors like “Xiaomi will buy BlackBerry”. Thanks go out to Xiaomi’s communication department for clearing things up. Like some of you might know, not long ago, a certain rumor was claiming that a number of companies were targeting BlackBerry for acquisition, with Microsoft and Xiaomi being mentioned …

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Xiaomi Wants Its Own Custom-Designed Chipset, Partners With Leadcore

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More and more smartphone manufacturers seem to build their own chipsets nowadays, and according to a new report Xiaomi will soon do the same. Seeing how the first three smartphone vendors in China all rely on in-house developed SoCs (those being Apple, Huawei and Samsung), Xiaomi will apparently start building its own mobile processors in order to decrease its dependency on …

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New Leak Shows Bezelless Oppo R7 Plus W Fingerprint Sensor

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These days, Oppo R7 must be one of the most talked about devices. We’ve seen it’s magnesium alloy back not long ago, and a confirmation from Oppo that it will come with a bezelless display (although the latest leaks have casted doubts on this particular feature), 2.5D glass display and metallic unibody. However, what most don’t know is that there …

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Huawei Made Nexus: 2K Display, Snapdragon 810 On Board?

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Remember those rumors according to which Google will team up with Huawei for this year’s Nexus smartphone (we also heard LG is in the cards)? Well, today new info has surfaced on the matter, via a Chinese analyst who seems to have good connections inside the Chinese mobile tech industry. According to Pan Jiutang, the Huawei made Nexus smartphone will …

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Apple To Use Oxide TFTs On Next Gen iPads, LG Display Reacts (Rumor)

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We start the week off with a series of new reports concerning the next-gen iPad and LG Display’s involvement in the development of Apple’s products. Apparently, the Korean display manufacturer already started investing in its 8th generation P8-P9 production line for oxide TFT located in Paju. The reason why LG Display is making these advancements is because the next-gen iPad …

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Insider – LG G4: Powered By Snapdragon 808, SD 810 Still Plagued By Overheating

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It was only yesterday when a GFX listing showed, what was believed by many to be a slightly less powerful variant of, the highly anticipated LG G4 being powered by a Snapdragon 808 SoC (System-on-a-Chip) and today new reports coming from LG’s homeland are claiming that this was, in fact, none-other than LG’s upcoming flagship. Bummer, right? According to KoreaTimes, …

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LG G4 Release Date: End of April, Expected To Be A Gamechanger For LG (Rumor)

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According to the Korean media, LG will release its highly anticipated flagship phone, the LG G4, sometime at the end of April. The same industry sources are “confirming” (if we can call it that) that the smartphone will come with a curved display (Quad HD resolution, in the 5-inch range), just like some of the previously leaked LG G4 cases …

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LG G4 Might Not Come With A Metal Case, While G4 Note Will Probably Rock One

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After several years of sticking to plastic materials, in 2014 Samsung took a very important step in the evolution of its premium smartphone line-up and released the first handsets featuring metal frames and higher build quality. These efforts eventually led to the creation of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge – two smartphones that have been very well received …

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Talk About New LG-Made Nexus Smartphone Reignites As Google Visits LG’s HQ and Affiliates

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One of the reasons why Nexus smartphones can be more exciting than the rest of Android devices is because Google doesn’t stick to one hardware manufacturer. The first Nexus handset was created by HTC, followed by two devices by Samsung and two from LG. The latest model in the series was manufactured by Motorola, and recently there have been rumors …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: USB 3.1 Type-C, UFS 2.0 Flash, No 4K Display (Rumors)

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Like we’ve said before, now that the H1 2015 flagships are out and about, it’s open season for rumors and leaks regarding the main contenders that will come out in the second half of the year, mainly from September onwards. And with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 being one of the most anticipated devices, it’s no wonder that the rumor/report/leak …

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Pac Crest: Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge Selling Slower Than Galaxy S5

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are two of the most impressive handsets created by Korea’s largest smartphone manufacturer. They’ve been built from the ground up as a brand new generation of devices initially (referred to as “Project Zero”) and they represent Samsung’s response to the increasingly populated premium market. In addition, 2015 was the first year when Samsung released …

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Apple and Samsung Supplier To Invest $260 Mln In 3D Curved Glass

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With more smartphone makers getting ready to adopt 3D curved glass for their future devices, certain part suppliers are bound to have a bigger revenue than others. Now, one of the companies who might turn a considerable profit on the production of 3D curved glass panels is China’s Blue Synopsys. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Blue Synopsys is …

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Samsung and HTC Cutting Flagship Orders by 16% and 30% Respectively (Rumor)

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At the moment there are two contradictory point of views regarding the market performance of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. On one hand, we have the rumors and analysts claiming that Samsung’s flagship duo is not performing quite so well as the company expected (some are even claiming that the S6 has been outperformed by last year’s Galaxy …

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J.K. Shin Shoots Down Recent Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Rumors

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Lately we’ve been hearing a lot of rumors regarding the recently released Samsung Galaxy S6 and the upcoming Galaxy Note 5. On short, not long ago word on the street was that the Samsung Galaxy S6 hasn’t been doing all that great in terms of sales figures. Even more recently, fresh reports from Korea claimed that Samsung might be releasing …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Release Date Scheduled For End Of July?

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Samsung is bound to expand its Galaxy Note line-up with a brand new model later this year, and if history is any indication, the device should be introduced at IFA 2015 sometime in late August or early September. But things might not go according to Samsung’s usual M.O. and if we are to believe a new report from the company’s homeland, …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active: FCC Cleared, AT&T Release Date: Soon?

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Starting with the Galaxy S4, Samsung has started releasing rugged versions of its flagship. This was a most welcomed decision by those who needed better protection for their smartphones and a device that actually packs a punch – it’s no secret that until 2 or 3 years ago rugged smartphones were totally underpowered, sacrificing hardware prowess for better protection. It …

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Samsung – The Only Chip-maker To Expand Investments In 2015?

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With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the company’s proprietary Exynos SoC is going stronger than ever and Sammy is increasingly becoming one of the world’s leading chipset manufacturers and suppliers. Nevertheless it looks like the company’s efforts to win over the chipset market won’t stop anytime soon, as according to the Korean media Samsung will …

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Samsung Pay To Go Live In US and South Korea In The Second Half of 2015

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The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 marked an important step in the company’s evolution, not only because the flagship in question was a fresh take on the premium market, but also due to the fact that Sammy introduced a good number of new technologies along with it. One of these fresh additions comes in the form of Samsung Pay …

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