Samsung announced a notable expansion to its self-repair program with more models, product categories, and parts available. There are 14 new devices including the Galaxy S23 series, Z Fold 5, Z Flip 5, Tab S9 series, the Book 2 series, and the Freestyle 2 projector.
In total, Samsung will offer self-repair options for nearly 50 models across its product portfolio, making it one of the most comprehensive programs in the industry. This latest expansion is part of the company’s commitment to add more devices over time as the program matures.
Galaxy smartphone owners can now access a broader assortment of self-repair parts at their fingertips. On phones and tablets, consumers can fix the speakers, SIM tray, side key, and volume key, in addition to existing parts for display assemblies, back glass, and charging ports.
Galaxy Book owners will be able to replace the left and right speakers and fan, in addition to existing repairs for the display, battery, power key with fingerprint reader, touchpad, front and rear cases, and rubber feet. Low-cost tool kits can be purchased as a bundle with parts, or separately and used for a variety of device repairs.
The South Korean tech giant is also evolving its long-standing collaboration with Encompass Supply Chain Solutions to give customers access to genuine parts, tools, and repair guides for smartphones, tablets, and PCs, plus select foldable devices and home entertainment products.
Samsung plans to use NVIDIA’s Digital Twin tech to catch up with TSMC in Semiconductor yield: Report
Samsung and TSMC are currently the top contenders fighting to become leaders in the semiconductor market. Therefore, to catch up with TSMC and increase the Semiconductor yield, Samsung is planning to use its secret weapon NIVIDIA’S digital twin.
According to the report, Samsung Electronics is preparing a digital twin based on NVIDIA Omnibus for next-generation semiconductor manufacturing. However, the Korean tech giant will apply this technology to its semiconductor factories starting next year.
To be mentioned, Digital Twin is a secret weapon to increase the semiconductor yield, which lags behind TSMC. This technology being prepared by Samsung is expected to become the world’s first factory digital twin platform that can reach Level 5, the highest among smart factories.
This is expected to make defective product prevention and AI process analysis possible. It’s also worth mentioning that, Samsung will participate in NVIDIA GTC 2024 and the maker will present its digital twin technology and how to use it. In addition, Samsung may also unveil its plan to begin a digital twin pilot operation starting next year.
What is GTC 2024
GTC 2024 is the world’s largest AI conference where IT technology leaders and innovators from around the world gather. It has returned to an in-person event for the first time in five years since the coronavirus pandemic.
A digital twin is a technology that creates an object identical to reality in a digital virtual space and uses artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to analyze and predict various situations.
Samsung launches Galaxy F15 5G with 4 Android upgrades, 50MP Camera
The wait finally ends, Samsung today launched a new mid-range device – Galaxy F15 5G with significant software and hardware capabilities in India. Some of the key highlights of this newly arrived device are the support of 4 Android OS upgrades, a 50MP camera, a 600mAh battery, and a powerful processor.
Going toward the details, the Samsung Galaxy F15 5G is equipped with a large 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display that offers a 90Hz refresh rate and 399 PPI. The device is powered on a MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ chipset to offer its users a seamless and uninterrupted experience while performing operations.
In the software department, the smartphone runs on Android 14-based One UI 6.0 software and offers support for up to 4 Android updates and 5 years of security patches. This extended update support will let users operate their phones for a long time even without compromising the latest features and advancements.
Moving further, the phone offers an upgraded 50MP camera setup to capture your memorable moments more beautifully and a 13MP selfie shooter on the front. Furthermore, the Galaxy F15 5G is packed with a 6000mAh battery which offers 25W fast charging support for extended use and seamless experience.
The other key details of Galaxy F15 include WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.3, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Simultaneously, the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of the phone is available at INR 15,999. Whereas, the users will need to spend INR 16,999 for a 6GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration.
Samsung unveils Galaxy Station in Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur Subway
Samsung and Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur MRT have teamed up to rename a subway station in the center of the city as ‘TRX Samsung Galaxy Station’. The station formerly known as TRX (Tun Razak Exchange) is located in a prime area where international financial firms and major shopping malls are situated.
The new name change took effect on February 29, local time, and will last for one year. It will also be reflected on the Kuala Lumpur city subway map.
The company has decorated the interior and exterior of the station and the trains with images and quotes of its products, attracting the attention of locals and passengers.
TRX Samsung Galaxy Station is a place where two subway lines, the Kazjang Line and the Putrajaya Line intersect and is used by an average of 380,000 people per day.