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Nokia to be Acquired by Samsung

Microsoft which was rumored to be tabling a bid for the ailing mobile vendor Nokia is no more in the forefront, as the focus is now on Samsung Company. Samsung is now been regarded as the most potential buyer of the Nokia company. It has been reported that Samsung is now preparing to acquire the Nokia Company.

Nokia to be Acquired by Samsung

Both companies Nokia and Samsung when approached for the comments refused to comment on the topic saying that they prefer not commenting on rumors. Nokia did not categorically rule out an acquisition by Microsoft but moved to state that Murtazin was “getting obviously less accurate with every passing moment” recently there have been many speculative tweets of industry insider Eldar Murtazin but Reports of a Samsung takeover by the WSJ may hold more weight that these tweets, although the pundit has successfully predicted acquisitions and partnerships in the past.

In an attempt to streamline operations Nokia has recently laid off 7,000 of its staff. The company is now working on readying Windows Phone devices to release in the fourth quarter of 2011. If Samsung was to acquire the stricken manufacturer, in addition to the success of its Android offerings it would position the company as the top Windows Phone provider.


Samsung officially announced Nexus S(SHW-200S/k) in South Korea

There is good news for South Korean customers eagerly waiting for the launch of Samsung Nexus S(SHW-200S/K) as the company has officially announced the release of the smartphone in the South Korean region. The best part is, the smartphone has all the features one is looking forward to and it will sell in South Korea via SKT and KT.

The key features and specs of Samsung Nexus S(SHW-200S/K) in South Korea :

  • 4-inch Super Amoled display
  • Supports Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n
  • gyro censor
  • Comes with a 5MP camera
  • Glass screen is curvy
  • NFC
  • mVOIP
  • Powered by 1GHz CPU
  • Internal storage memory is 16GB

The Samsung Nexus S smartphone is carrying a price tag of $712 in South Korea.

    Samsung all set to launch its 9 series ultra-thin Laptops

    Samsung is all set to launch it’s 9 series ultra-thin laptops. Announced in January at the CES 2011, the new 9 series is believed to have Duralumin enclosure with a 0.64 inch profile. The Duralumin enclosure ensures 100% durability. It will be available in 2 basic versions:

    • 11.6-inch based on Intel’s Calpella mobile platform
    • 13.3-inch powered by the new Huron River setup

    People living in South Korea can purchase these laptops, while the ultra-thin 9 series laptops will be available in more areas next month. The series will be launched in the Europe, US, Southeast Asia and CES in March.

    Coming on to the technical specifications, key features of the Samsung’s 9 series ultra-thin laptops are:

    • Powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and pre-loaded with Windows 7 Operating System in all the versions
    • 4 GB RAM, and 128GB SSD
    • Supports Intel HD Graphics
    • Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi connectivity’
    • Ethernet LAN and support MicroSD card slot, and micro HDMI
    • Boasted by a 6-cell battery

    The pricing at the South Korea release is carrying a price tag of around 24,90,000 won, i.e US$2208 for a 13.3 inch model. The new Samsung 9 series will cost around 1 lakh in India while there is no hear regarding its availability date.

    iPad 2 might use Samsung’s Super PLS display technology

    Rumors were flying around saying that iPad 2 may reach consumer market as soon as this quarter. Just recently, an industry source has confirmed that the Super PLS technology of Samsung will be utilized by the 2nd generation of iPad. iPhone 4 and iPad are already using the IPS technology which is doing wonders everywhere by providing outstanding viewing angles. The question is why PLS technology of Samsung is being considered better than IPS technology!

    • A super PLS display will cost you 15% less than the IPS display.
    • The Super PLS display guarantees to provide you 10% brighter image than the IPS technology.

    No wonder, Samsung proprietary Super PLS display panels are believed to further enhance greater visual experience for both smartphones and tablet PCs which is amazingly great. If you really love that get-ahead technology, iPad 2 is definitely going to be the perfect bet.