Samsung Beats Apple In The Premium Smartphones Segment In 2015

3.3 mn premium smartphones were shipped in 2015, of the total 96.4 mn. This accounted for 3.4% of the total Smartphone shipments, said Cyber Media Research. 53% growth registered in Premium Segment Smartphones through 2015. 13% of the devices were shipped with the latest version of the OS.

Samsung Launches Gear S2 Smartwatch And Gear VR Headset In India

Gear VR, a virtual reality headset and Gear S2, a smartwatch is priced at Rs.8,200 and Rs 24,300 respectively. Gear S2 comes in a circular design and is available in two variants; the Gear S2 and the Gear S2 Classic. The smartwatch runs on Samsung’s Tizen OS and its battery lasts for 2-3 days.

Samsung Launches Its Galaxy Note 5 And S6 Edge+ Phablets

Both devices feature 5.7-inch QHD displays, with the S6 Edge+ retaining its signature dual curved screen. Specs of both devices are similar too featuring an octa-core Exynos 7420 SoC coupled to 4GB of RAM, 3,000mAh batteries, 16MP rear and 5MP front-facing cameras. The biggest difference however is the lack of the S Pen in the S6 Edge+.

Google, Samsung To Release Monthly Android Security Updates For Devices

Following the discovery of the Stagefright vulnerability, Google and Samsung have announced that they will roll out Android Security Updates for Nexus and Galaxy devices once every month. Google says its monthly updates will be in addition to the updates the company rolls out whenever they’re ready. Samsung on the other hand says its working with carriers across the globe to perfect the method for regular updates.