Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Lollipop treatment before Note 4 in Russia

This was unexpected. Samsung has started to roll out the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update to the Galaxy Note 3 in Russia, beating the phablet’s successor (Galaxy Note 4) to the punch. This is according to SamMobile, a site renowned for leaking accurate information on anything Samsung-related. According to the site, the Lollipop build number that […]

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 Russian retailer leaks Samsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy J1 price

We first heard about the Samsung Galaxy J1 back in December, which is the first smartphone that belongs to the Korean tech giant’s entry-level Galaxy J-series. Now Russian-speaking Hi-Tech Mail.ru has spotted the smartphone’s price, which was leaked by a Russian retailer. According to the listing, the “Samsung J1” will set you back 10,990 Russian […]

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 Samsung Galaxy A5 lands in Russia

Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy A5, one of the slimmest smartphones in its lineup to date, in China last month. We weren’t sure when it would be available in Europe, as Samsung said that it was having production issues with the handset. It seems the Korean tech giant has resolved its production issues, as the […]

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 Sony XPERIA C3 ‘selfie’ phone lands first in Russia

Gimmickmag reports that the Sony XPERIA C3 “selfie” phone has landed in Russia. The XPERIA C3 will set you back RUB 13,990 (around £234) in Russia. Specs include: 5.5″ IPS HD display 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor Adreno 305 GPU 1GB RAM 8GB internal storage expandable via microSD card 8MP rear camera with LED flash 5MP […]

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 Samsung Galaxy Alpha sponsors regatta in Moscow

Samsung just sponsored a regatta in Moscow, and guess what was printed on the one of the advertising signs? The sign read “Samsung Galaxy Alpha” Regatta, confirming that the device does exist and is ready to make its debut. The photos you see below were published by hi-tech.mail.ru. According to past reports, the Samsung Galaxy […]

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 HTC One (M8) dual SIM goes through Russian Federal Communication Agency

Russian-speaking mobiltelefon.ru (1 & 2) has spotted the dual SIM variant of the HTC One (M8) listed on the Russian Federal Communication Agency (ROSCOM), the US FCC equivalent in Russia. According to the listing, the dual SIM variant of the HTC One (M8) will sport a removable 2600mAh battery aside from its dual SIM capabilities. […]

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 Samsung’s Tizen-powered smartphone reportedly to be launched first in Russia and India

Samsung demoed its Tizen-powered smartphone at MWC 2014 back in February. Months later, we are yet to see these smartphones in the market. Now, according to a report from Wall Street Journal, Samsung’s Tizen smartphone will first be launched in Russia and India. According to the report, an “Unpacked” event will be kicking off in […]

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 Samsung’s Tizen phones to be launched in Russia next month?

We first thought that Samsung would launch its Tizen-powered smartphones soon after MWC 2014 back in February, but we are yet to hear news on when the Korean tech giant was planning to launch the handsets. Now, according to Indonesian-speaking Indonesian Tizen, Samsung will be launching its first Tizen-flavoured smartphones in Russia next month. According […]

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