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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Plus Boasts Top Battery Life: Consumer Reports

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Plus Boasts Top Battery Life: Consumer Reports

SEOUL, Jun. 27 (Korea Bizwzire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S8 Plus smartphone has the best performing battery compared with other major handsets currently sold in the market, according to a U.S. industry tracker Tuesday. U.S. Consumer Reports said the Galaxy S8 Plus showed the longest battery life compared with its rivals, allowing users to [...]

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Advert Wins Cannes Lions Awards

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Advert Wins Cannes Lions Awards

SEOUL, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s advertisement of its flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone won seven awards from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the company said Monday. The South Korean tech giant said it has won three gold, two silver and two bronze prizes from the festival with its advertisement dubbed [...]

No Reported Galaxy S8 Battery Problems in 50 days

No Reported Galaxy S8 Battery Problems in 50 days

SEOUL, June 12 (Korea Bizwire) – There have no batter problems reported in Samsung Electronics Co.’s latest Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones since their launch in April, industry sources said Sunday. The company’s new flagship went on sale on April 21 following the halt of the production and recall of the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 phablet due to some units catching fire while [...]

Hackers Purport to Find Security Hole in Galaxy S8′s Iris Scanner

Hackers Purport to Find Security Hole in Galaxy S8′s Iris Scanner

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – A European hacker community on Wednesday published a video showing a purported security hole in the iris scanner of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphone. The Chaos Computer Club, a long-running European hacker collective based in Berlin, uploaded the video named “Circumventing the Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner” on its Web site, in which the smartphone is shown being fooled by an image of an iris with a contact lens placed over [...]

Sales of Samsung Smartphones Plunge in China Amid Galaxy Note 7 Crisis, Competition with Chinese Phone Makers

Sales of Samsung Smartphones Plunge in China Amid Galaxy Note 7 Crisis, Competition with Chinese Phone Makers

CHINA, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean electronics giant Samsung’s recent struggles in the Chinese market saw its smartphone sales more than halved during the first quarter, with the company’s market share now languishing at 3.3 percent. While Samsung experienced one of its worst quarters in China, seeing its market share slashed by more than [...]

Samsung to Start Full-fledged Service of Bixby AI Program

Samsung to Start Full-fledged Service of Bixby AI Program

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said it plans to start the full-fledged service of Bixby, an artificial intelligence (AI) program installed in its latest flagship Galaxy S8 smartphones. While Samsung officially released the Galaxy S8 smartphone last month, the Bixby service was still in launch preparations. Through deep-learning technology, Samsung said [...]