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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 8 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
Samsung Gear Live arrives at Officeworks for $199

Samsung Gear Live arrives at Officeworks for $199

Looks like the price of the Gear Live may be due an update soon, with a second retailer offering the Android Wear watch for a sub-$200 price. Officeworks in their latest catalogue is offering the Gear Live for just $199, mirroring the GoodGuys who started selling the watch at $198 last month. Just like the Play Store, the watch is only available in Black – although a Wine Red option is now available on the US Google Play site. The Gear Live is also showing up on the Officeworks website which allows you to check stock levels at stores around[Read More...]

by 4:16 PM on October 8, 2014 7 comments Android Wear, Deal
Samsung begins pushing Android 4.4 out to Galaxy S4 handsets

Samsung begins pushing Android 4.4 out to Galaxy S4 handsets

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is no longer the flagship phone for Samsung, but the phone still sold in massive numbers and we’ve been expecting Android 4.4 for the handset for a while, now Samsung has begun pushing the Android 4.4 update out for the Galaxy S4. We’ve been advised by a reader that their Optus GT-i9507 model is now receiving the 440MB update which takes the phone from Android 4.3 up to the current version of Android (4.4) – at least current for the next couple of weeks until Google releases Android L. The Firmware update: I9507XXUFNG2 – includes a[Read More...]

by 9:03 PM on October 7, 2014 8 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge available NOW from Yatango – below Australian RRP

Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge available NOW from Yatango – below Australian RRP

Yatango Shopping has announced that both of Samsung‘s new Note products – the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge are now available for sale. If you’re waiting for the Australian release of these products, you might want to pay attention. Yatango’s products are compatible with Australian 3G and 4G networks (although as pointed out in the comments they are not the same models that will go on sale here), and currently priced below the announced Australian RRPs. The Note Edge in particular is selling at $999, some $250 below RRP while the Note 4 is selling at $899, $50[Read More...]

by 3:45 PM on October 7, 2014 12 comments Deal, News
Samsung’s power sharing cable launches for $19.99

Samsung’s power sharing cable launches for $19.99

We’ve all been caught short before — there’s nothing worse than being on the go with a flat gadget, and it’s made all the worse if you’ve got something else nearby that’s got full battery, but you can’t share it. Right? Wrong. Samsung wants you to be able to charge your devices from its mobile and tablet devices, and has released a new micro-USB ‘Power Sharing Cable’ for just $US 19.99. Using the cable, and the companion Power Sharing app (available on Google Play or via Samsung Apps), users can specify how much of their device charge they’re prepared to[Read More...]

by 6:37 AM on October 6, 2014 6 comments Apps, Manufacturer, News
Samsung slides the Galaxy Alpha and Gear Live into JB Hifi

Samsung slides the Galaxy Alpha and Gear Live into JB Hifi

Samsung’s announced their new direction in design with the Galaxy Alpha, aiming at a premium metal chasis, paired with the distinctive Galaxy design stylings they’ve evolved since their introduction. Now the Galaxy Alpha is available from JB Hifi and it’s brought a friend along for the ride, with the Android Wear toting Gear Live smartwatch arriving as well. Although the Galaxy Alpha was due on the 1st of October, it appears that most JB Hifi stores are only just beginning to receive their inventory now. Some stores range from a single unit through to others who have quite a few.[Read More...]

by 10:43 AM on October 4, 2014 1 comment Android Wear, Manufacturer, Phones