Samsung booth opens in Gulf

Customers flocked to Gulf City shopping complex in La Romaine on today as Samsung Electronics Co Limited opened two signature kiosks  (booths) featuring the latest Samsung products. 

Samsung launches Galaxy S9

Samsung launched its S9 and S9+ cellphones to customers at Trincity Mall yesterday.

Samsung’s sales manager for Latin America Terry Weech told cellphone enthusiasts the new devices are the most modern cellphone in the world and can serve for many purposes.=

The phone has the capacity to take photos which are comparable to the quality used by media houses, Weech said.

The phone carries a 12-megapixel rear mcamera.

People who were shown the capacity of the phone were excited by the functions of the S9 and S9+ cellphones.

Technology: Apple and Google now appear to be following Samsung's designs

Samsung has long had a reputation for copying Apple's designs for its smartphones. Apple even took Samsung to court in an epic, multiyear legal battle over designs and alleged patent violations.

But now something unusual is happening in the smartphone world: Apple and Google are copying Samsung.

Back in 2015, Samsung brought out the Galaxy S6, a premium handset, and alongside it, the S6 Edge — a sister device that featured a curved screen along the edges.

Samsung says batteries to blame for Note 7 fires

Samsung has blamed lithium-ion batteries for causing its Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones to overheat and catch fire, a fault that led to the global recall of millions of devices and damaged consumer confidence in the world’s biggest maker of smartphones.

At a press conference on Monday, Samsung officials said exhaustive tests on tens of thousands of devices and batteries had ruled out any problems with the device’s hardware or software.
But, it added, internal and independent investigations had “concluded that batteries were found to be the cause of the Note 7 incidents”.