Samsung reveals breakthroughs in Intelligence, IoT and Mobile UX

Samsung Electronics has unveiled powerful new developer tools for its Bixby and SmartThings platforms, as well as new, powerful mobile experiences with One UI and Infinity Flex Display at the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference 2018. To make connected living a reality, Samsung is making it easier for developers and partners to quickly build, launch and […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 512GB model is now in Kenya

Samsung has announced the availability of the Galaxy Note 9 512GB model in Kenya.  Samsung, however, says only a limited number of units of the Galaxy Note 9 8GB RAM + 512GB ROM device will be available for purchase. Charles Kimari, Head of Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics said that limited storage was one of the […]

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Samsung opens its largest retail store in Africa at Two Rivers Mall

Samsung Electronics has opened a new interactive store at Two Rivers Mall bringing to 29, the total number of Samsung Experience Stores across the country. The store is also the largest Samsung Experience Store in Africa and will offer new and existing customers an immersive tour of the firm’s mobile and consumer electronics product portfolio. […]

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Galaxy A7 (2018), Samsung’s triple lens smartphone starts selling in Kenya

Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of its latest mid-range smartphone, Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)  in Kenya. The Galaxy A7 (2018) is the first phone from the company to be released with a triple rear camera setup. Some of the other highlights of the device include a 6-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display, Dolby Atmos […]

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Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Samsung thinks we need a phone with 4 back cameras. Well, the company has unveiled its latest device, the Galaxy A9 (2018), that debuts the world’s first rear quad camera. The phone is expected to be available in the country around mid-November and is definitely expected to attract some attention from smartphone consumers. Samsung says […]

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Android Go Galaxy J2 Core specs, price and availability in Kenya

Samsung has unveiled its first Android Go device, the Galaxy J2 Core in Kenya. The device started going on sale in the country yesterday and according to Charles Kimari, Head of Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics East Africa the new device is in line with the firm’s commitment to provide customers with inspiring technology and […]

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The Galaxy Note 9 now in Kenya for Ksh. 104,999

The Galaxy Note 9 has finally been unveiled in the Kenyan market and will be available at a recommended retail price of Ksh. 104,999. The device was launched globally on August 9 at an event held in New York. At the local launch which took place at ShiftEye Studios, Priory Place, Argwings Kodhek road, Samsung’s […]

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The S Pen adding colour and more connectivity to the Galaxy Note 9

From when it was first introduced in 2011, the S Pen has gone ahead to become an iconic feature of the Galaxy Note series. Each new addition to the Note family introduces exciting capabilities to the S Pen. Over the years, these refinements have unlocked innovative ways for users to communicate with others and streamline […]

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Galaxy Note 9 Pre-orders now open in Kenya

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is now taking the Galaxy Note 9 Pre-orders in Kenya. The company says the first 500 customers who pre-order the device will receive it from August 24th. The customers making the Galaxy Note 9 pre-order will also get a welcome pack consisting of the new DeX HDMI cable – that enables […]

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The Galaxy Note 9 is here: Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Its official, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was finally unveiled to the world on Thursday. The phone was unveiled at Samsung’s Unpacked event held in New York and comes with a 6.4-inch display, just the leaks before the launch had suggested.  The Note series has been recognized for including the company’s latest groundbreaking innovations, and Galaxy […]

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How to stream Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 launch event online

We’re all sure that Samsung is unveiling the much awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 9 today, Aug. 9, 2018. Well, we also know a few things on what to expect ahead of this launch especially after Samsung accidentally leaked an intro video of the device. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch event will be held live […]

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Galaxy J8 Specs, Price and Availability in Kenya

Samsung has announced the addition of another device to its 2018 J series, the Galaxy J8. The introduction of the J8 comes after the launch of four other devices under the banner, the Ultimate Squad. The devices include the Galaxy JZ Duo, Galaxy J4, Galaxy J6 and Galaxy A6+. The Galaxy J8 is a 6-inch […]

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Samsung Accidentally Leaks The Galaxy Note 9 Intro Video

We have not talked so much about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung’s next flagship device set be launched on 9th August. Samsung has already sent out invites to its Unpacked event (This is what Samsung usually calls its mobile launch events), complete with a close-up of a yellow/gold S Pen and button. The event […]

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4; Everything You Need To Know Including Specs

In our previous episode of 24Bit, we had a very interesting discussion on tablets. The argument we all had was that tablets are dead and this could be the reason why we have not seen most companies unveiling tablets this year. One thing we also agreed on was that tablets are still necessary despite their […]

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Samsung Galaxy J6 Specifications, Price and Availability in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy J6 was among the devices Samsung launched in Kenya in June this year. The device was launched together Galaxy JZ Duo, Galaxy J4 and the Galaxy A6+ under the banner ‘The Ultimate Squad’. According to Samsung, Both the devices are targeted to different consumers based on their needs. Samsung is calling the […]

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The dream of connected homes could yet be closer for emerging markets

By Charles Kimari For the past several years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has remained the industry’s biggest buzzword for its promise of delivering seamless connectivity across the multiple devices and technologies that we interact with in our daily lives – from our smartphones to smart TVs to the Family Hub refrigerator to even our […]

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Samsung has unveiled 4 new devices in Kenya: Galaxy JZ Duo, Galaxy J4, Galaxy J6 and Galaxy A6+.

Samsung Electronics East Africa has today unveiled four new devices in the Kenyan market.  Dubbed the Ultimate Squad, Samsung says the four smartphones, Samsung Galaxy JZ Duo, Galaxy J4, Galaxy J6 and Galaxy A6+  are targeted to different consumers based on their needs. Below are the devices including the specs. Galaxy JZ Duo   The […]

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Samsung announces availability of Samsung Galaxy S9+ 128GB option in Kenya

Samsung Electronics East Africa has announced the availability of the limited edition Galaxy S9+ 128GB option in Kenya. This is an addition to the previously Galaxy S9 and S9+ 64GB option which was unveiled to the world back in February. Charles Kimari, Head of Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics E.A said that with the new […]

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Samsung has launched a new Mobile campaign to reward local consumers

Samsung Electronics is launching a  campaign to reward consumers who purchase Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Dubbed ‘Score with Samsung’ the six-week-long campaign will see Samsung customers win 40” television for every Samsung mobile device purchase they make.   Charles Kimari, Head of Mobile Division at Samsung Electronics East Africa said, “Our customers are at the […]

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What it takes to develop a slow motion capture capability on a mobile device

The camera has become an integral part of our lives with every moment presenting an opportunity to snap a photo. Some of the best moments nonetheless happen so fast, and we are not able to capture all the emotions. The super slow-mo feature on the Galaxy S9 and S9+ devices has been developed to give […]

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ with face recognition and first dual-aperture camera

Samsung has officially unveiled the its new flagship device, the Galaxy S9. The device was unveiled at the Mobile World Conference on Sunday with an improved camera and augmented (AR) reality capabilities, probably to take on Apple’s iPhone X. Samsung released two versions of the device: a 5.9-inch Galaxy S9 and a 6.2-inch Galaxy s9+. […]

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Here’s is the official Samsung Galaxy S9 launch video

In some previous articles we have told you that Samsung will be unveiling the Galaxy S9 on 25th February, which is today, at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. From the leaks already sent out we all have an idea of how the Galaxy S9 will look like. Ahead of the big announcement, Slashleaks has […]

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Samsung has started production of a whopping 30TB drive

Samsung has announced that it has began mass production of the world’s largest solid state drive (SSD). Leveraging Samsung’s latest V-NAND technology, the drive packs a whooping 30.72 terabyte (TB). Samsung is calling it the PM1643 – the drive combines 32 of the new 1TB NAND flash packages, each comprised of 16 stacked layers of […]

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Here are the Official leaked Galaxy S9 renders

We are all now sure that Samsung will be unveiling the Galaxy S9 and S9+ on February 25th at Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona . In the last article we did, we told you that the company has already sent out invites for the event. So many leaks about the device have been published […]

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Its official, the Galaxy S9 is coming on February 25

We can now officially confirm that Samsung will be launching the Galaxy S9 on February 25th. Samsung is sending out invites already for the Unpacked 2018 scheduled to take place in Barcelona, Spain at MCW. The invite strongly suggests that Samsung will be officially announcing the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 Plus with improved […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 now available in stunning Rose Pink

Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy S8 in Rose Pink. The S8 was initially available in Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Coral Blue, and Orchid Gray, and now Samsung has  announced an additional Rose Pink and Burgundy Red options. Rose Pink was first exclusively released in Taiwan in June 2017, only limited editions were […]

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Samsung’s Bixby-powered smart speaker might launch mid-2018

Samsung is reportedly gearing to launch its Bixby -powered smart speaker within the first half of 2018, Bloomberg reports. Sources who spoke to Bloomberg note that the smart speakers will have a strong focus on audio quality and the management of connected home appliances such as lights and locks. The speaker will run Bixby, Samsung’s […]

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Product Review: The Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Last year saw Samsung develop the Galaxy Note 7, a phone that they suspended its sales and announced an informal recall, after it was found that a manufacturing defect in the phones’ batteries had caused some of them to generate excessive heat, resulting in fires However, through the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, […]

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Samsung’s Notebook 9 Pen, Notebook 9 (2018) new Laptops come with 8th-Gen Intel Core i7 Chips

Samsung has today announced the launch of the new Samsung Notebook 9 Pen and three new versions of the Samsung Notebook 9 (2018). The Notebook 9 Pen is the company’s latest 2-in-1 PC and sports a full metal chasis with premium magnesium-aluminum. According to Samsung the magnesium aluminum on the Notebook 9 Pe is lighter […]

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Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun to Resign over ‘Unprecedented Crisis’ at the company

Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-hyun, who is also the vice chairman and head of the company’s Device Solutions Business has announced that he is resigning from the company. Kwon is stepping down from his role as the CEO as well as his positions on the board as CEO of Samsung Display. In a letter sent […]

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Samsung has already received pre-orders for 200 units for the Galaxy Note 8 in Kenya

Over the two-week period since Samsung opened pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 8 the company says it has received orders for 200 units. The pre-orders kicked off on September 5th and will close on October 4th ahead of the phone’s arrival in October. Consumers who pre-order the device will also get a free 5100mAh fast […]

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Samsung has launched the Galaxy J7 Neo in Kenya for Kshs. 21,999.

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy J7 Neo smartphone in the market in what the company says is to offer consumers an affordable avenue to experience the 4G LTE network internet speeds. With its 5.5″ display and crisp HD resolution (1,280 x 720 HD), Samsung says the Galaxy J7 Neo brings out every last detail and […]

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Report: Consumer popularity of Samsung phones sored as TV and laptop business reaped less during elections period

Consumer popularity of Samsung phones soared the whole of Q2 2017, beating HTC. The value of Samsung mobile phones as of July 2017 amounted to Ksh 1.6 Million, which was 15.5% of the total mobile phone listings on the market place. This is according to data from Data Fintech, a Kenyan consumer data broker, based […]

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Can iPhone 8 Outperform Galaxy S8 Later This Year?

Rather you are an Apple follower or a Samsung follower, I’m sure you can agree that this is looking to be a big year for smartphone users around the globe. As Apple approaches their 10th-anniversary in September, with plans to celebrate with the release of the highly speculated iPhone 8 – both tech companies, Apple […]

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Everything you need to know about the Galaxy S8’s audio features

A smartphone’s audio capabilities can not only affect the quality of a phone call, but can also make or break one’s mobile entertainment experience.  Usually, most smartphone users are never keen to check out the audio features of a smartphone, but in this day and age when we use our smartphone for almost everything, audio […]

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Samsung taking gaming to the next level with its new HDR QLED Gaming Monitors

Samsung Electronics today introduced what it is calling the future of gaming by unveiling its new CHG90 and CHG70 curved monitors. The monitors feature the powerful High Dynamic Range (HDR) picture enhancement technology typically reserved for televisions. When combined with the CHG90’s ultra-wide design and the CHG70’s quantum dot composition, Samsung says this HDR integration […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Pre-orders now open in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy S8 pre-orders are now open in Kenya.  Samsung Electronics East Africa has announced the opening a week after officially launching in Kenya. Pre-orders in Kenya for the device will open on April 10. Samsung says the first 2,000 customers who make the Galaxy S8 pre-orders will get the Level Box Slim, and a portable […]

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy S8 and S8+, here are the specs and features

  Samsung finally unveiled the much awaited Galaxy S8 and S8+ to the world, a smartphone which the company says pushes the boundaries of traditional smartphones with its seamless hardware design and a variety of new service offerings. We have shared so much about the device previously including all the leaked specs and images which […]

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Samsung Brings Enhanced 4G LTE Capability to Gear S3 Classic

Samsung has today announced 4G LTE availability of the Gear S3 classic. The launch of this new classic model according to Samsung gives LTE shoppers the choice between the bold, modern Gear S3 frontier or the refined, traditional Gear S3 classic. The classic model was designed meticulously to attain the same consistency and balance of a […]

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Jio and Samsung Win Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets award

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have won the ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets’ from Global Mobile Awards 2017 at ongoing Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC) in Barcelona. The two won the award for the ‘digital movement’ that both the companies are bringing to India. The two organizations have focused on […]

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Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on two separate battery faults

Most of us have been really waiting for Samsung to announce the cause of the Galaxy Note 7 incidents. Cases of the Note 7 devices overheating and catching fire was such a huge story in September last year, forcing Samsung to make a global recall of millions of devices. The company has now blamed the […]

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Samsung could be launching the Galaxy S8 on March 29

There is so much we have told you about the Samsung Galaxy S8. Most of what we have written before revolved around what you should expect in terms of specs with our recent post being of a leaked image of the device. The leaked photograph surfaced on Chinese social networking website Weibo a week ago. […]

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Samsung wearables to support Under Armour’s suite of fitness apps

Samsung has announced a new partnership with Under Armour that will see the mobile technology company’s wearable devices and smartwatches support Under Armour fitness apps. The partnership which was announced during the CES 2017 will see all of the four apps – UA Record, MyFitnessPal, MapMyRun and Endomondo that are part of under Armour’s Connected […]

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Could this leaked photo be our first ever look at Samsung’s Galaxy S8?

The internet has been hit by so many rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S8. Here at TechTrendsKE, we have shared what we know about this new device, which as we said is expected to be Samsung’s comeback considering what the company went through with the Note 7. In our last article about the Galaxy C8, […]

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Samsung is releasing the Galaxy S8, but will it really kill the Note series?

We all remember what befell Samsung with its Galaxy Note 7 devices. What most of us were waiting for is Samsung’s next move for its Galaxy Note lines. How was the company going to recover from what was probably the most disastrous smartphone in the entire history of mobile devices? The next Galaxy from Samsung […]

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Samsung partners with Virtual Essence to deliver digital primary school content

Samsung Electronics East Africa has partnered with Virtual Essence to provide a technological way of engaging school children with educational content during the December holidays. Virtual Essence is an innovative company specializing in e-learning solutions for Primary school. As part of the partnership, Samsung will bundle the Msingi pack e-learning software for lower and upper […]

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Samsung could be working on a foldable phone, like your wallet

We are still trying to get over the recent reports of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 devices exploding. Samsung itself is still clueless about what caused the explosions, that forced the company to suspend the Galaxy Note 7 production. This might have caused some massive losses to Samsung, but it looks like the company is not […]

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Samsung recalls 2.8M Washing Machines due to impact injuries

Samsung might just be having one of its worst years ever, after the massive problems with the Galaxy Note 7, the company has yet another fire to put out. It is recalling 2.8 Top-Load washing machines following reports if ‘’ “impact injuries” . Samsung says it has received 733 reports of washing machines experiencing excessive […]

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Samsung was really counting on the Galaxy Note 7 to boost its sales

Samsung is suspending the production of Galaxy Note 7 devices

Samsung has announced that that it is suspending the production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 devices, a report said on Monday. This is after a number of the devices, including the replacements the caught fire. According to the source, the halt is said to be in cooperation with safety regulations in the United States, […]

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Samsung was really counting on the Galaxy Note 7 to boost its sales

Samsung is replacing one million Galaxy Note 7 devices in the U.S alone

It looks like Samsung is really feeling the effect of Galaxy Note 7 recall. Last week, investors are said to have wiped more than $10 billion off Samsung Electronics Co.’s market value on Friday. This was after air-safety regulators singled out the company’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as a potential fire hazard, prompting airlines to […]

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Tablet Shipment fall by 12% globally in the second quarter

It looks like people’s love for tablets is slowly dying. According to a new data released on Monday by researcher IDC market, Worldwide Tablet Shipments Declined More Than 12% in the Second Quarter. The shipment has been dropping significantly since the sector posted its first ever shipment decline in the fourth quarter of 2014.  This […]

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Samsung quietly launches a 4TB Drive for $1,500

If you’re in the market for an SSD drive with tons of storage space, then you need to check out the new Samsung 850 Evo line.  The SSD has a 4TB option, which is the largest capacity for anyone to buy. The SSD appeared in the market last week before Samsung made any official statement about […]

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy J1 mini and J3 (2016) devices in Kenya

Samsung Electronics East Africa has today launched the J1 mini and J3 (2016) smartphones in the kenyan  market. The launch comes just days after the company also introduced the Galaxy Tab A 7’’ into the Kenyan market The two smartphones, according to Samsung combine both quality and affordability, which are the main factors that are […]

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy Tab A 7” into the Kenyan Market

Samsung has today launched the Galaxy Tab A 7’’ into the Kenyan market. The tablet joins the family of A series tablets: Galaxy Tab A 8” and 9.7 launched into the market mid last year This year’s latest entry according to Samsung is positioned for consumers looking for their first compact and affordable 4G enabled […]

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Samsung KNOX receives most “Strong” ratings in Gartner security report

Samsung KNOX, a built-in defense grade security feature has been awarded the most “Strong” ratings of any mobile security platform for its Corporate Managed Security. The award was based on a recently released report by Gartner, Inc. The report, ‘Mobile Device Security: A Comparison of Platforms’, compared the core OS security features built into twelve […]

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Wearables: Samsung Gear S2 unboxing and first impressions

I love wearables and I think they one of the most interesting technologies to watch out  for, in fact, smartwatches are currently regarded as the next big thing.  Every manufacturer right now is jumping into the wearable market with both feet, from Apple, Huawei, to Samsung just to mention a few. One of the wearables […]

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What you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S7

So Samsung is releasing the Samsung Galaxy S7 to other markets from 11Th March and my expectations are so high. So much has been going round on what to expect from the company. But what should we really expect? In this article, I am going to telling you what features the S7 will come with, […]

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#MWC16: Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Brings a new refined design

Everyone is talking about the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge that Samsung unveiled at the ongoing Mobile World Conference. The phone is an addition to the Galaxy family and according to Samsung, the smartphones lead the industry with a refined design, more advanced camera, streamlined software functionality and unparalleled connectivity to a galaxy of […]

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Samsung Corporate Citizenship cements commitment to Africa at Samsung Forum 2016

Samsung Electronics Africa yesterday announced that it will bolster its Corporate Citizenship efforts in Africa in a bid to help the continent achieve its Sustainable Development Goals. Speaking at the 2016 Samsung Africa Forum, Abey Tau, Corporate Citizenship and Public Affairs Manager, said: “As a global citizen, we felt it was important to use our […]

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Samsung Showcases its Innovations That Transform People’s Lives at 2016 Samsung Africa Forum

Samsung Electronics has today unveiled its product line-up for 2016 at its annual Samsung Africa Forum event. The company underlined the importance of innovation that makes a meaningful difference in people’s everyday lives, showcasing its new bezel-less curved SUHD TVs with Quantum dot display, the industry-first Front Load Washer with AddWash™, and a range of […]

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Samsung to tap into increased 4G Network in Kenya to increase growth

Samsung Electronics has announced plans to tap into the increased penetration of 4G LTE network in the country. This, the company says is to help boost its market share and further grow its revenues across the East African region in 2016. Samsung said it expects a more robust growth in Kenya, especially driven by its […]

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“Always ON Display”; Is it YotaPhone ‘s, LG’s or Samsung’s?

Back in 2014, YotaPhone smartphones introduced ‘Always ON’ feature in their brand. This feature allows you to view; time and notifications on your locked screen. A new feature in smartphones so to speak. LG G5 is  launching as the second in line with ‘Always ON’ feature.   Samsung S7 Edge & S7 Edge+ is launching […]

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Samsung releases Galaxy A (2016) TV Commercial “exclusively for you”

Samsung has released an exclusive first Galaxy A (2016) TV commercial to make consumers aware of its new family of smartphones. The smartphones, Samsung Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7 which are currently available in China are expected to be launched in other markets starting January. The commercial does not however mention any of the three […]

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Samsung to take part at 5th Innovation Africa Summit in Uganda

Samsung Electronics Africa has announced that it will be taking part in the fifth Innovation Africa Summit scheduled to take place at the Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda from 30 September to 2 October 2015. The summit will bring together over over 40 African ministers, deputy ministers, and cabinet secretaries from 30 countries to share […]

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Leaked photo of the Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 5

On August 13th Samsung will be holding the Samsung Unpacked event in New York at 11am Eastern (8am Pacific) and we will be anticipating for the next crop of the galaxy phones. Specs and photos of the phone have in recent times been leaked with the latest one being that of the Samsung Galaxy Note […]

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy s6 edge iron man edition, with a video unboxing

As we reported yesterday, Iron Man fans are in for a special treat with this special edition of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge unveiled by Samsung today. The phone comes with a slick paint job, OS theme, and even a mini “arc reactor” and Samsung has unveiled it with a video unboxing. Watch the unboxing video […]

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Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge now available in two new colours

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge handsets will now be available in two new colors, Blue Topaz Galaxy S6 and Green Emerald Galaxy S6, the company has announced. This is an addition to the already available colors including White Pearl, Black Sapphire and Gold Platinum options. Creating a new standard for design, craftsmanship and performance, […]

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Samsung Electronics Africa launches the ‘What If I Can’ campaign

Samsung Electronics Africa has launched a new brand campaign called ‘What If I Can’. The initiative according to Samsung  is an attempt at shifting the mindsets of normal people to believing they can contribute towards the greater good because they have the power in their everyday routine to change people’s lives and circumstances. ‘What If […]

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Samsung Electronics introduces innovative solutions for its display screens business

As competition in the country’s retail and hospitality market heats up from the growing number of operators, the use of in-store display screens has also grown in tandem. Leading electronics company Samsung Electronics East Africa, cognizant of this, is introducing new business display solutions and technologies to the market. These solutions are part of the […]

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Apple overtakes Samsung in global smartphone sales: Report

Apple Inc sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for the first time since 2011, according to research firm Gartner. Apple sold 74.83 million smartphones to end users worldwide, ahead of the 73.03 million phones sold by Samsung, according to Gartner’s report. The success of big-screen […]

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Samsung holds smartphone lead in India, Apple trails

Samsung Electronics led the Indian smartphone market with a 22 percent share last quarter, while global rival Apple didn’t even make the top five in this price-sensitive market. The South Korean company is, however, facing strong competition at the low end from Indian players like Micromax, which had an 18 percent share of the market […]

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Samsung launches Smart School in Senegal

The Senegal Ministry of Education and Samsung Electronics Africa today launched a mobile education solution aimed at creating positive change and providing an advanced and interactive classroom experience for learners. The Samsung Smart School initiative is an integrated platform that includes a monitoring and controlling feature – which allows teachers to keep track of educational […]

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New Samsung smart TV may be spying on you

The new privacy policy for Samsung’s smart TVs allows the company and its partners to listen in on everything their users say. The policy has drawn the ire of internet users, who compared it with George Orwell’s dystopian fiction, “1984”. While voice recognition software almost always transmits data on what users are saying — so […]

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#StopSamsungKE hashtag over Galaxy Note4 inability to Support 4G Network

If you are a keen follower of Kenyans on Twitter or #KOT as they are famously know you might have come across the #StopSamsungKE hashtag. Apparently, some users of the Galaxy Note4  are not happy about the phones inability to support the 4G Network.  TechTrendsKE cannot confirm how true this is as the Samsung has […]

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Samsung Galaxy S 6 to come in 4 colors

There is no doubt that indeed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be officially launched on March 1st  when The Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event is scheduled to take place. There have been so many rumours about what to expect from Samsung with the recent one now being that the Galaxy S6 will now come in […]

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Samsung’s next flagship Galaxy, Galaxy S6 Coming on March 1st

By TechTrendsKE writer We can now expect Samsung’s next flagship Galaxy phone, The Galaxy S6 on March 1st.  Apparently, Samsung has sent out invitations to its latest Unpacked event, where the company is expected to unveil the phone. The Galaxy Unpacked 2015 event is scheduled take place on March 1st at 12:30PM ET (6:30PM CET) […]

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Next iPhone to be powered by Samsung Processors

Samsung Electronics will be supplying processors for next Apple iPhone according to a report published in South Korean Maeil Business Newspaper. The newspaper report has cited unidentified sources in the market. It should be noted that Samsung and Apple are fighting legal battles over patents in the court as well. Both the companies compete in […]

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Samsung’s upcoming round smartwatch might have wireless charging

We already know that Samsung is looking at a round smartwatch for launch at the upcoming MWC 2015 conference in March, and really it’s no surprise; the round form-factor of the Moto 360 has been extremely popular. LG G Watch R has capitalised on the same success, and it’s not surprising that Samsung is rounding […]

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#CES2015: Samsung unveils new UHD TVs

Samsung Electronics, South Korea’s electronics giant, launched a lineup of high-tech premium TVs on Tuesday, calling on its original mainstay devices to help avert a second consecutive year of profit decline. The world’s biggest smartphone maker likely ended 2014 with its global handset market share reduced by Chinese upstarts such as Xiaomi Inc. With its […]

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Hands on with the new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge,

By Nixon Kanali Samsung Electronics has  launch the Galaxy Note Edge, which was showcased alongside with the Galaxy Note 4 during the Samsung Unpacked 2014 event. The phone comes with a curved screen on the side and according to Samsung it will be available for purchase at select retail outlets at Rs 64,900. It also eatures a 5.6-inch Quad-HD+ […]

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Rumor: Samsung to Unveil Galaxy S6 in January

Still saving for the Samsung Galaxy S5? Well, here is some interesting news. The Galaxy S5 could just be old news soon. According to a report published by South Korean publication Chosun Biz, Samsung is rumoured to be working to the Galaxy S6 and could unveil it between January 6 and 9 next year at the Consumer […]

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Samsung in patnership with @iLab Africa Unveil Eight New locally developed Apps

Samsung Electronics East Africa, in partnership with @iLab Africa, has today unveilled eight new locally developed mobile applications (apps) during the 2nd edition of the Samsung Apps Show N’ Tell. The Apps have been designed by young Kenyan app developers as part of the ongoing partnership between  Samsung Electronics East Africa and Strathmore University. The Apps […]

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Reports: Samsung Galaxy S6 to Feature 4K Screen

By Nixon Kanali Samsung could just be working on its next flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S6. According to a report tipped by Mydrivers.com , the Galaxy S6 can be expected to be introduced during next years’ Mobile World Congress (MWC). Remember the Galaxy S5 was also launched  this year at the same event, meaning there could be some […]

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Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones to help fight Ebola in Africa

Samsung has joined the fight against Ebola and now the company has announced that it will be donating 3,000 smartphones (worth $1 million) to support the ongoing fight  in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, three of the worst-hit African countries. This announcement comes just a week after Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife Priscilla […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now available in India at Rs 58,300

Samsung today launched its flagship phone Galaxy Note 4 in India at Rs 58,300. The phone will be available for sale from Friday, in time for Diwali season. The Galaxy Note 4 features a 5.7-inch Quad-HD Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 515ppi. Samsung claims the 2.4D glass display is optimised for web […]

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Samsung working on a 60GHz Wi-fi technology to accelerate data transmission

By Nixon Kanali, Nairobi  Samsung Electronics is apparently working on a 60GHz Wi-fi technology to help accelerate data transmission. The technology will enable data transmission speeds of up to 4.6Gbps, or 575MB per second, an increase from 866Mbps, or 108MB per second, the maximum speed possible on current electronics devices. In simple terms,it will take you less […]

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Samsung releases new Galaxy Note 4 launch information

Surprised by the impressive iPhone 6 launch sales during Apple’s launch weekend, Samsung has pushed forward the Galaxy Note 4 launch, although it has only managed to release it in certain markets so far, including South Korea and China. Most markets will receive the Galaxy Note 4 later this month, and Samsung has quietly published a simple […]

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Samsung Unveils Tap & Go NFC and Wi-Fi Enabled Printers in Kenya

Samsung  has launched a range of laser printers in the Kenyan market. The printers which are targeted at small offices, home offices as well as small and medium enterprises come enabled with Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The five printer models include: C460W Colour Multifunctional Printer, C1810W Colour Printer, SL-M2020, and SL-M2020W Mono […]

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Samsung unveils the Galaxy Mega 2 with a 6-inch display

Samsung  finally officially unveiled the Galaxy Mega 2 featuring a 6-inch display, up from the 5.8-inch model it is replacing, with a 720p display. The device is powered by a 1.5GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM, and runs Android 4.4 with TouchWiz on-top. It also features a 2.1MP front-facing shorter paired with an 8MP rear-facing sensor. For those […]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 users to get free repairs on accidental damage

#TechTrendsKE Samsung Electronics has urged all users of their new Galaxy S5 to register their phones on ADH Premium within 30 days of purchase to enable them enjoy the service.   The Accidental Damage from Handling warranty (ADH Premium) which forms part of Samsung’s Smart Eco System will see users of the Galaxy S5 get […]

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Samsung Partners with eKitabu to roll out Digital Learning Systems for Secondary Schools on Samsung Tablets

In a trend-setting education delivery development in Kenya, Samsung Electronics East Africa has partnered with eKitabu, an eBooks software company, to roll out an online based eBooks system for the approved 8-4-4 Secondary School Curriculum. For the first time in Kenya, students enrolling at Sunshine Secondary School will be able to access their educational materials […]

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