Now that we’ve already seen the great Galaxy S 4 superphone unveiled in a Broadway-like event in NYC, we now have a chance to look inside it to see this beauty internals. Chinese outlet IT168, (which gave us a early look at the flagship look & feel earlier at Youtube), couldn’t resist tearing one open just before the [...]
A deconstruction of the Galaxy S3 E210s mobile phone from Samsung by ABI Research has revealed that Samsung has dropped an externally supplied modem in favor of an internally developed one. The market research firm speculates that Samsung’s use of its own ICs in the Galaxy S3 phone iteration could be the start of a [...]
ABI Research Teardown: Samsung drops Qualcomm for own chipset in Galaxy S III E210s – the start of a platform war ?
The Galaxy SIII E210s was released in Korea recently and with its launch, Samsung sent a message to the chipset giant Qualcomm by dropping the Qualcomm modem in favor of its home grown solution. Samsung has historically been known for its high-end application processors that appear in a number of its smartphones but the modem [...]
It was revealed during a teardown by iFixit in conjunction with chip analysts ChipWorks that Samsung is sourcing a newer version of the same Sony imaging sensor used in the iPhone 4S for the South Korean company’s new Galaxy S III smartphone. ChipWorks confirmed on Friday that the backside-illuminated sensor found in Samsung’s new Galaxy [...]