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Samsung announces the Galaxy A series – makes the A3 and A5 official

Samsung announces the Galaxy A series – makes the A3 and A5 official

Samsung has today announced a new line of devices, following on from the Samsung Galaxy Alpha with its metal unibody design, announcing the Galaxy A line of phones. The first phones in the series will be the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5. The Galaxy A series are definitely right up there when it comes to design, and it’s this part that Samsung is playing up, describing them as refined and trendy. The phones will be offered in a range of colours from Pearl White and Midnight Black through to more subdued colour options such as Light Blue, Champagne Gold,[Read More...]

by 3:27 PM on October 31, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung has no current plans to release any new Chromebooks in Australia

Samsung has no current plans to release any new Chromebooks in Australia

When Google first introduced Chromebooks, Samsung, with their manufacturing scale were quickly able to release both Chromebooks, and Chromeboxes. When Google launched Chromebooks in Australia, Samsung were part of the inital launch, offering the Samsung Series 3 – but it’s been quiet on the Chromebook front from Samsung since then with other manufacturers such as Acer, Toshiba and HP apparently taking over the Australian Chromebook market. Samsung hasn’t been resting in the Chromebook market announcing the Chromebook 2 earlier this year, and it has been selling in the US for a few months now. Samsung recently announced they had ceased[Read More...]

by 9:42 AM on October 28, 2014 1 comment Chromebook, Manufacturer
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is screamingly fast on the Telstra LTE-A network

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is screamingly fast on the Telstra LTE-A network

This morning Telstra opened their pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and they’ve been talking up how fast the phone will be, with carrier aggregation on their 700MHz and 1800MHz networks since it was announced. But just how fast will the phone be? Well, the answer is REALLY fast. Ausdroid reader @porkfatt tweeted us a picture of a Speedtest run on the Telstra network and we’re quite frankly astounded. Check it out: Boom!!! @Telstra @Ausdroid #ltea #note4 #speedtest pic.twitter.com/oM4wWuom3V — porkfatt (@porkfatt) October 26, 2014 We’re assuming that the phone is an import, due to the fact that the[Read More...]

by 1:14 PM on October 27, 2014 7 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Telstra opens up pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Telstra opens up pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

After the rest of the carriers kicked off their pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the 15th of October, Telstra has finally arrived to the party and today announced pre-orders are now being accepted for the Note 4 on their network, with the phone due to arrive in-store on the 5th of November. Telstra are offering the Charcoal Black and Frost White Galaxy Note 4, as well as an exclusive on the Bronze Gold colour. You can connect on a variety of plans, but there’s bonuses for connecting to $70 and above Mobile Accelerate Plans. If you pre-order[Read More...]

by 11:57 AM on October 27, 2014 1 comment Carriers, Phones
Android Lollipop to begin hitting Samsung Galaxy S5 later this year.

Android Lollipop to begin hitting Samsung Galaxy S5 later this year.

Earlier this month we were given a look at a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Android L, or Lollipop as we now know it to be called. It looks like the development is running well, because rumours are circulating that the phone will start receiving the Lollipop update fairly soon. SamMobile has been advised by one of their sources, possibly the same source who provided the hands-on video of the Lollipop build, that Samsung may be ready to begin rollouts to at least some handsets by late November or early December. This won’t be to all handsets, with carrier testing being[Read More...]

by 11:30 AM on October 25, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders and User Manual are live on the Samsung website

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders and User Manual are live on the Samsung website

It’s hard today to remember that other phones are also being released around this time, but the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is definitely one handset of note (Hah). Pre-sales went up for at least three of the carriers yesterday, and today Samsung has advised their Australian site is also open for pre-orders. Samsung are offering the Black, White and Gold coloured variants of the Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910G) for $949, with Visa, Mastercard or Paypal payment options available through the checkout. Samsung has advised that handsets will ship out on their newly updated release date of the 5th of November.[Read More...]

by 7:46 PM on October 16, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Virgin Mobile pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are live – $5 per month on an $80 Plan

Virgin Mobile pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are live – $5 per month on an $80 Plan

Virgin Mobile has opened up their pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on their website, offering the handset in the traditional Black and White colour options. The handset is available for $5 per month on their $80 plan, which includes unlimited calls and texts within Australia and $150 of included calls and text to international numbers. The $80 plan also includes 4GB of Data + a bonus 2GB, making for a whopping 6GB of mobile data per month. If the $80 plan isn’t within your current budget, Virgin Mobile offer plans starting as low as $30 per month. Until[Read More...]

by 3:21 PM on October 15, 2014 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Optus pre-orders open today for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 – $0 upfront on $80/month plan with bonus data

Optus pre-orders open today for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 – $0 upfront on $80/month plan with bonus data

Optus has opened pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in store and online, in black and white colours. Optus’ big incentive for customers signing up for a Note 4 on a new contract is $0 upfront on an $80 month plan (that also gets you an extra 2GB of data, bringing it to 5GB/month until November 2). On that plan (a 2-year contract), your Note 4 and two years of service comes to $1920. Remember, if you’re switching to Optus from another carrier you could be eligible for up to $450 credit to ease the transition and early termination[Read More...]

by 10:55 AM on October 15, 2014 9 comments Carriers, Deal, Manufacturer
Samsung Australia offering $50 cash back with purchase of the Galaxy K Zoom

Samsung Australia offering $50 cash back with purchase of the Galaxy K Zoom

Samsung occasionally offers a few deals with their products and this time around it’s their phone-camera or camera-phone, the Samsung Galaxy K-Zoom which launched in Australia earlier this year. Samsung is offering customers who purchased the device between the 22nd of September and the 15th of November, $50 cash back. To qualify you simply have to purchase the handset from a participating Australian retail store in the window and then claim your cash back by heading to the Samsung promotions website. You will need a few things before heading there, you’ll need a copy of your original purchase receipt, the[Read More...]

by 9:00 AM on October 15, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Podcast
Apparent Android 4.4 roadmap for Samsung Galaxy devices leaked

Apparent Android 4.4 roadmap for Samsung Galaxy devices leaked

Samsung is getting better with their update schedule, at least for the higher end devices. A leaked build of Android L running on a Galaxy S5 was recently seen, showing that Samsung is at least working on the next build of Android for their premier phone. But that’s in the future, for now a list of dates apparently showing when 13 Galaxy phones will receive Android 4.4 has shown up on XDA-Developers. According to the list Samsung’s top tier devices, including the Galaxy S5 (SM-G9000I and SM-G9000F variants) and the Galaxy Note 3(SM-N900 and N900S variants) are due to see[Read More...]

by 12:36 AM on October 15, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Vodafone’s pricing for the Note 4 and Note Edge released

Vodafone’s pricing for the Note 4 and Note Edge released

Vodafone is putting the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edgeup for presale tomorrow, and there’s some bonuses on offer for those who pre-order. On the Galaxy Note 4, pricing starts at $10 a month on the $70 plan (over 24 months), up to $4 per month on the $100 plan. The Galaxy Note Edge starts at $18 a month on the $70 plan, dropping to $12 a month on the $100 plan. Customers who purchase the Note 4 between 15 and 29 October 2014, or a Note Edge between 15 October and 5 November, will receive a Samsung[Read More...]

by 7:03 PM on October 14, 2014 2 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Samsung advise Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge launches delayed

Samsung advise Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge launches delayed

Last month at their Australian launch event, Samsung Australia announced that the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge would launch in Australian stores and with carriers on the 29th of October for the Galaxy Note 4 and the 5th of November for the Note Edge. Samsung Australia has today advised that they have had to revise those dates, with the Note 4 set to launch on the 5th of November and the Note Edge now launching on the 12th of November. Samsung Australia has advised that the handsets will still go up for pre-order on Wednesday the 15th of October.[Read More...]

by 5:36 PM on October 14, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Samsung opens its Melbourne Central store up to the press, grand opening tomorrow

Samsung opens its Melbourne Central store up to the press, grand opening tomorrow

Samsung‘s newest Experience Store in Melbourne opened its doors to members of the press this morning for an exclusive preview of both the store and Samsung’s newest products – the Note 4, Note Edge, Gear VR and Gear S. We sent Scott in to check it out and get a look at the store first-hand. Located on Level 2 of Melbourne Central, the new store is a 350m2 space with smart tutors, group or one-on-one lessons and an onsite repair centre. It’s decked out in Samsung’s blue livery with a mix of what appears to be wood and slate flooring[Read More...]

by and 11:43 AM on October 14, 2014 21 comments Manufacturer