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Samsung Smartphones’ Market Share in Japan Expands in Q2

Samsung Smartphones’ Market Share in Japan Expands in Q2

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. saw its presence in the Japanese smartphone market reach a four-year high in the second quarter, data showed Tuesday, helped by robust sales of the flagship Galaxy S8. According to the data compiled by industry tracker Strategy Analytics, Samsung Electronics sold 700,000 units of smartphones in [...]

Galaxy S8 Series Wins Environment Certificate in U.S.

Galaxy S8 Series Wins Environment Certificate in U.S.

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones won a top-level certificate from an environmental evaluation conducted in the United States. The South Korean tech giant said the smartphones won the Gold rating from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT), approved by the [...]

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 [...]