Samsung MHL 2.0 adapter is meant to be used in latest Galaxy Note and S series and it allows users to run full HD 1080p videos at up to 60 FPS. The best part is that you do not require your phone to connect to power source to use it. Also this HDTV adapter is fully backwards compatible with Galaxy S3 and Note 2 that have only MHL 1.0 support.
I tested it with Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 and it worked without plugging in its charging cable. It works the same way for the Note 4 and S5, that is without charger.
We also have the Note 2 in office and it worked fine too. You just have to use a charger along with the MHL cable.
You can plugin the MHL HDTV cable into any HDMI port of your television. Just ensure you select the correct HDMI port in settings of TV. Another thing to keep in mind is any incoming call or messages freezes the media output. However the media will restart after interrupted after call is complete.
The Samsung MHL 2.0 HDTV Adapter supports full 1080P 60 FPS playback on Galaxy S4, S5, Note 3 and Note 4. You can also play games on big TV screen. In fact we connected a wireless controller with our Note 3 and all worked wonderfully. It transformed my Galaxy device into a portable play station.
Of course you can use it for serious work as well. It was a joy to use big screen for showing off power point slides, excel files and so on.
With Samsung MHL 2.0 HDTV Adapter, you can convert your Galaxy device into a computer by connecting Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. You can then surf the Internet from your bed or couch.
Verdict – The Samsung MHL 2.0 HDTV Adapter is a must have accessory for any Galaxy owner. It immediately makes your TV smart by mirroring your phone display to a much bigger screen.
Since April 11th the Samsung Galaxy S5 has been made available in 125 countries and will soon in 150 more. If the words from zdnet are to be believed the first day sales of S5 are better than S4 by 30-100 percent, depending on the region. In fact there were long queues in front of stores for users in France.
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Users of Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 in the UK can now download the Android 4.4.2 update today. The KitKat update will be available as an OTA so keep an eye on the notification panel. If you have not received the notification, you should check the settings to download the update manually.
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Sprint has revealed its plans for upgrading selected Samsung Android phones and tablets to the latest version of Android, v4.4 KitKat. The network providers says that these devices are planned to get updates:
Galaxy Note 2
Galaxy S4 Mini
Galaxy Tab 3 7.0
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Carphone Warehouse, one of the major phone retailers in UK has received record pre registrations for the Galaxy S5. They say that it is more than 130 percent than the GS4. It is being said that it could easily become fastest selling phone of all time.
Record breaking handset before it even reaches stores
Samsung unveiled its flagship phone at the MWC 2014 event at the Barcelona. Specs include a 5.1 inch display packing 1920×1080 FHD resolution, a quad core Snapdragon 801 processor by Qualcomm backed by Adreno 330 GPU and 2 gigabytes of RAM.
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At the MWC 2014 Barcelona event, Samsung launched Galaxy S5, it is finally time to do some benchmark tests on it. The most popular of them is the AnTuTu.
Folks at mobilegeeks were able to perform this benchmark and they got a score of 35474, which is higher than the Note 3, Z Ultra and LG G2. Here is the picture of its score proof.
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Neo900, a true open source phone has just met its pre order goal and will soon go into production. But, how does it compares with iPhone 5S and much much powerful Samsung Galaxy S4. Or what about the huge Lumia 1520 windows phone with all the latest tech sliced in? Well, if you are looking for an established eco system (iPhone 5S) or a screaming fast processor (Think S4 and 1520), or a high resolution display (1520, S4) with ultra high PPI (S4), then you should probably stay away from the Neo900.
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