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Symbian-powered 3G Samsung expected

South Korean manufacturer Samsung is widely expected to reveal its HSDPA-enabled SGH-i520 handset on Tuesday. The phone combines the Symbian operating system with Nokia’s Series 60 interface. The device – a hybrid phone/PDA will be aimed at the European market, according to Samsung and is expected to do well in the fashion stakes with a [...]

Nokia to do WiMax handsets in 2008

sometime in 2008, the firm said Wednesday. The world’s biggest producer of mobile phones revealed plans for the technology as it rolled out a WiMAX-enabled version of its lightweight base station. While stationary computers can connect to WiMAX today, there will not be a mobile version available till later this year which gives Nokia more [...]

Samsung demos 4G

Samsung Electronics has unveiled its fledgling 4G technology in Jeju, South Korea. The electronics firm demonstrated a transmitter and receiver capable of exchanging data at 100MB/second while traveling in a vehicle moving at 35mph +. According to the firm, its 4G technology could, theoretically, make it possible to download a 300MB of data in around [...]

Samsung to demo 4G this week

Korean kit vendor Samsung plans to demonstrate 4G mobile technology for what it claims is the first time in the world, at its 4G Forum on Jeju Island, Korea this week. The vendor said it will demonstrate data speeds of 3.5Gbps using 8X8 MIMO(Multi-Input Multi-Output) technology, as well as standard nomadic speeds of 1Gbps. There [...]

Samsung launches first UMA device

Samsung has this week launched what it claims to be the world’s first Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) wi-fi handset – the SGH-P200 – in Italy. The device makes use of Kineto software and Philips’ Nexperia cellular system solution 6120 for UMA, allowing consumers to roam and switch seamlessly between fixed and mobile services. The P200 [...]

Ericsson hits Samsung with lawsuit

Ericsson has upped the pressure on Samsung by filing a complaint with a US court for alleged infringement of 11 mobile phone patents. The Swedish mobile giant said the action was a continuation of the legal spat that began in February. Ericsson claims Samsung continues to use disputed Ericsson technology after the expiration of a [...]

China opens 3G door to Samsung

Korean electronics giant, Samsung said on Monday that it has passed all the requirements to sell mobile 3G handsets in China.China has been developing its own 3G technology, Time Division-Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA) despite widespread concern that it is inferior to other 3G standards. Today’s TD-SCDMA in China has been under development by [...]

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