By: Next Communications March 04, 2015 In: Android, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Uncategorized

At Mobile World Congress 2015, Samsung announced not one flagship smartphone but two: the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge. Essentially, they are the same handset. However, running down the sides of the S6 Edge are two curves where the glass meets the rear of the phone. Both the...

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By: Next Communications October 15, 2014 In: Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Uncategorized

Samsung has successfully tested 5G cellular data communications at 7.5Gbps (940MBps), over 30 times faster than current LTE-based 4G standards. This speed was achieved whilst stationary, but the same test achieved 1.2Gbps (150MBps) when travelling at over 100km/h. Both the stationary and mobile tests were conducted over a 28GHz...

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By: Next Communications October 10, 2014 In: Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Uncategorized

HTC has seized the selfie trend and announced the Desire Eye Android smartphone, boasting a front camera with virtually the same specifications as the rear camera. Both units have 13 megapixel sensors and both have a dual LED flash. It is the highest resolution front-facing camera fitted to a...

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By: Next Communications July 07, 2014 In: Industry News, Samsung, Uncategorized

Samsung and Google have announced that Samsung KNOX technology will be integrated into the next version of the Android, in an attempt to make the operating platform more secure. Knox was released by Samsung in 2013 and creates a container to manage, secure and separate personal and enterprise data...

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By: Next Communications July 01, 2014 In: Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Uncategorized

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini has been announced! It follows on from the Galaxy S4 Mini and S3 Mini and is a compact version of Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone. The Galaxy S5 Mini delivers powerful performance, and has inherited  from its big brother the same dedicated fitness tools and enhanced...

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By: Next Communications April 30, 2014 In: Apple, Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Uncategorized

We have a non technical look at the “Hero” devices from the top two manufacturers to attempt to remove the marketing and branding gloss and look at what is “under the hood” Appearance The Samsung is still a “plastic” device which is perhaps not as sharp and engineered as the...

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By: Next Communications April 29, 2014 In: Industry News, Mobile Handsets, Samsung, Uncategorized

Even though smartphone cameras have improved a lot over the years, there’s one feature that “real” cameras still hold over them: an optical zoom. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom was Samsung’s first attempt at an optical zoom-equipped smartphone, but widely criticised due to its bulkyness. So Samsung have announced...

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