x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.
The evolution of Samsung's Galaxy Note series - from the first S Pen knight to the Edge of all phablets

The evolution of Samsung's Galaxy Note series - from the first S Pen knight to the Edge of all phablets

posted: 14 Oct 2014, 06:48

Nowadays, the barrier between small-sized tablets, phablets, and up-scaled smartphones seems to be thinner than ever. Long gone are the times when each one of these three categories...

Samsung infographic compares the Galaxy Note 4 to the Note 3, Note II, and original Note

Samsung infographic compares the Galaxy Note 4 to the Note 3, Note II, and original Note

posted: 05 Sep 2014, 18:41

Samsung's fourth-generation Galaxy Note will be released around the world next month, having big shoes to fill. Tens of millions of older Galaxy Notes have been sold until now...

Here are Samsung's plans for future KitKat updates

Here are Samsung's plans for future KitKat updates

posted: 30 Aug 2014, 18:30

If you're wondering about when your Samsung device might receive Android 4.4.2, 4.4.3 or 4.4.4, we just might have the answer for you. First, let's take a look at a pair of high profile phones that Samsung will be releasing soon. The Samsung...

Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 gets its Android 4.4 KitKat update starting today

Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 gets its Android 4.4 KitKat update starting today

posted: 25 Apr 2014, 04:48

It looks like the Galaxy Note II N7100 is being updated to KitKat only in France for now. More countries will likely follow soon...

New ad-free streaming music app launched by Samsung for specific Galaxy models

New ad-free streaming music app launched by Samsung for specific Galaxy models

posted: 07 Mar 2014, 12:34

Samsung has introduced a new ad-free streaming music app for its high-end Galaxy models. Called Milk Music, the app can be found in the Google Play Store, but is exclusive to the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung...

Samsung wins order from military as it takes business away from BlackBerry

Samsung wins order from military as it takes business away from BlackBerry

posted: 13 Feb 2014, 23:53

Samsung could be replacing BlackBerry as the smartphone of choice for the U.S. military.The Army recently gave an order to Samsung for 7000 smartphones, and another order for several thousand more could s oon...

The best S Pen apps for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, II, Neo, 8.0, 10.1 and NotePRO

The best S Pen apps for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, II, Neo, 8.0, 10.1 and NotePRO

posted: 06 Feb 2014, 09:50

We are rounding up some of the best Android apps that take advantage of the S Pen stylus in Samsung's Note line of phones and tablets, apart from the excellent stock ones like S Note, in case you've...

Canada's TELUS joins with CIBC to offer mobile payment services to certain Android models

Canada's TELUS joins with CIBC to offer mobile payment services to certain Android models

posted: 04 Feb 2014, 09:29

Canadian carrier TELUS has joined with banking institution CIBC to provide a mobile payment service to those sporting certain Android models that are hooked up to the TELUS network. CIBC's mobile...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo vs Note II: first look

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo vs Note II: first look

posted: 31 Jan 2014, 08:19

Samsung's first mid-range phablet, the Galaxy Note 3 Neo, comes as a direct competitor to the Note II, which still sells globally, as they share very similar specs. Both sport 5.5” HD 720p displays, have 2 GB of RAM and 8 MP cameras on the...

Leaked document shows when certain Samsung models will get the Android 4.4 update

Leaked document shows when certain Samsung models will get the Android 4.4 update

posted: 22 Nov 2013, 13:49

A leaked document allegedly shows off the expected time frame during which certain models will be receiving the Android 4.4 update. The devices in question are the international version of the Samsung...

Lastest Android 4.3 leak for the Samsung GALAXY Note II said to be close to final build

Lastest Android 4.3 leak for the Samsung GALAXY Note II said to be close to final build

posted: 17 Nov 2013, 12:47

The Samsung GALAXY Note II is supposed to be the next device to receive the Android 4.3 update. Test versions of the update have already leaked, but a new ROM has been obtained by SamMobile that...

Samsung's PEN.UP is Instagram for your digital artwork

Samsung's PEN.UP is Instagram for your digital artwork

posted: 10 Nov 2013, 23:45

Samsung's PEN.UP is a social networking app for those with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung GALAXY Note II, Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy S III. Consider it like Instagram with your art work taking the place of photographs....

Samsung GALAXY Note II, Android 4.3 update hits Samsung service centers; OTA update soon?

Samsung GALAXY Note II, Android 4.3 update hits Samsung service centers; OTA update soon?

posted: 10 Nov 2013, 11:41

With Android 4.3 being sent out to various Samsung Galaxy models, next on the list to receive the update is the Samsung GALAXY Note II; the phablet sequel was a huge success for Samsung, which...

Three Samsung Galaxy devices to gain Galaxy Gear compatibility, Android 4.3, within weeks

Three Samsung Galaxy devices to gain Galaxy Gear compatibility, Android 4.3, within weeks

posted: 28 Oct 2013, 11:36

Samsung has announced on Monday that the Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S III and the Samsung GALAXY Note II will all be adding compatibility with the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch via a...

Android 4.3 test firmware leaks for Galaxy Note II

Android 4.3 test firmware leaks for Galaxy Note II

posted: 26 Oct 2013, 17:54

As we know, Samsung is working hard on getting the Android 4.3 updates ready for its devices, not so much because it wants its users to have the newest available software, but rather so it can have more devices that are compatible with...

HTC One named Mobile Choice magazine's 'Best Phone' for 2013

HTC One named Mobile Choice magazine's 'Best Phone' for 2013

posted: 12 Oct 2013, 22:49

Mobile Choice is a magazine in the U.K. which has just released the winners for its 2013 consumer awards. 21,000 entries were received and for the third straight time, Samsung was named Manufacturer of the Year. Phone of the...

Samsung Galaxy Note 3: size comparison against other flagships

Samsung Galaxy Note 3: size comparison against other flagships

posted: 08 Oct 2013, 14:13

The Galaxy Note 3 is a big smartphone; that much we all know. But does its size make it a hassle to carry and work with it? Now that's a question that could have a lot of answers, all of which different, depending on who you...

Samsung's new region lock might extend to the Note II and S III with the Android 4.4 KitKat update

Samsung's new region lock might extend to the Note II and S III with the Android 4.4 KitKat update

posted: 03 Oct 2013, 04:25

This info was given to a Note 3 user, when they rang up Samsung to complain about the European model not accepting SIM cards from other regions, even though the company bent backwards...

Samsung GALAXY Note II sells 30 million units

Samsung GALAXY Note II sells 30 million units

posted: 02 Oct 2013, 18:37

Just as the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has started to become available, a sales count of its predecessor shows that a remarkable 30 million units of the Samsung GALAXY Note II were sold; that was triple the number of sales that Samsung generated for...

Android 4.3 firmware for the Galaxy Note II has leaked in the wild

Android 4.3 firmware for the Galaxy Note II has leaked in the wild

posted: 02 Oct 2013, 09:21

A test Android 4.3 firmware for the Samsung Galaxy Note II (N7100) has been leaked on the boards of Vietnamese Tinhte by forum member...

Latest stories