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Samsung's Galaxy Alpha smartphone ditches plastic for metal

Following a number of leaks, Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Alpha, the first smartphone in their line-up to ditch the signature all-plastic body for a more premium metal finish. It's also the slimmest Galaxy handset to date at just 6.7mm thick,…

The Samsung Galaxy S5 costs around $256 to build

The Samsung Galaxy S5, which launched last week in numerous countries around the globe, costs around $256 to manufacture according to a report by market research firm IHS. The handset retails for $660 without a contract, meaning up to 60%…

Samsung taps Intel to power the Galaxy Tab 3

Despite Samsung’ own chip-making prowess, the company has reportedly decided to use an Intel chip in their latest rendition of the Galaxy Tab. This outsourcing move means a lot to Intel, which has admittedly had difficulty breaking into the mobile…