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Samsung launches Galaxy A8s with a punch-hole display and triple rear cameras

Notched displays are yesterday’s trend; the next display craze involves a punch-hole that sits in the upper reaches of the screen that houses the front-facing camera. After the Honor View 20 was confirmed to launch on December 26 in China with a punch-hole display, Samsung has taken the opportunity to announce a punch-hole design of […]

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Expect Android Pie for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note in January 2019

Samsung’s been on a roll with software lately, so even if you’re not terribly excited about a phone that can bend itself in half, you might still have something to look forward to. In addition to showing off One UI, Samsung made sure to note that the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, and Galaxy Note 9 […]

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The Galaxy Note 9 gets leaked in yet another new color

The Galaxy Note 9 just recently picked up black and silver paint jobs after only blue and purple options were available at launch, continuing Samsung’s trend of releasing additional colors after the initial launch window of the phone. Now there’s another leaked render of the Note 9, but this time in a very clean looking […]

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Samsung Galaxy F rumors heat up with model numbers and firmware

Samsung is set to announce something very soon, but we’re still not 100% sure what exactly that’s going to be. There are plenty of rumors about a folding phone being shown off, but some overlap between the Galaxy F and Galaxy X codenames make it hard to pinpoint exactly what to expect. Now more rumors […]

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Samsung updates the Galaxy S9 with a camera improvement and October security patch

Samsung released a rear camera update for the Galaxy Note 9 last month and now the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are getting a camera improvement, but for the front facing shooter. According to the changelog, faces will have improved brightness when the backlighting is strong. The October security patch is also included in the update, […]

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Samsung Galaxy P30 gets detailed, including size and color options, plus an in-screen fingerprint scanner

If you’ve been with us for a few years, you’ve probably seen that Samsung occasionally likes to test out new features in mid-range, non-flagship devices. Galaxy Alpha, anyone? Looks like that’s what we’re going to see again with the Galaxy P30, rumored to be Samsung’s first device with a fingerprint scanner under the screen. But […]

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Samsung may launch new Galaxy phone with four cameras on October 11

October is already an overwhelmingly exciting month already thanks to the upcoming launch events for Google’s Pixel 3 (we gotta hope the leaks left something out, right?) on the 9th, Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro on the 16th, LG’s V40 ThinQ on the 3rd, and the prospect of the OnePlus 6T that might just launch on the […]

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Samsung Galaxy X still on track for late 2018 announcement

When 2018 opened, sources started to report that Samsung had finally reached the point where their research and development into a foldable smartphone was transitioning over to production. The implication of that being a Samsung foldable phone, tentatively dubbed the Galaxy X by industry watchers, would hit the market as an actual product. Sources also […]

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Samsung announces their first Android Go device with the Galaxy J2 Core

Samsung doesn’t always take advantage of all of Google’s Android initiatives, but it looks like Android Go was tempting enough for the smartphone maker to at least test the waters of optimized, low-cost phones. Meet the Galaxy J2 Core, an affordable phone with all of the essential features we expect from a phone. Android Go […]

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Galaxy Note 9 preorders are trending towards the 512GB option

Most people aren’t going for the $ 10000 Galaxy Note 9, but it does look like early adopters are willing to spend a little more cash for the best possible version of the phone. According to early data from South Korea, over half of preorders from customers were for the more expensive 512GB variant of the […]

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Download the Galaxy Note 9’s wallpapers for your current device

Can’t wait for the Galaxy Note 9 to drop later this month? Well, we can’t speed that up for you, but we can link you to some of the new wallpapers from Samsung’s device. It’s not quite the same as getting a new phone, but a new wallpaper and a redesigned home screen can usually add some […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is official with Tizen OS, OLED Display, and LTE connectivity

Besides unveiling the Galaxy Note 9 at the Unpacked event held in New York, Samsung has also taken the wrappers off its brand new smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch that has been much rumored recently. The follow-up to the Gear S3 still runs the Tizen-based Wearable OS and not Wear OS like some rumors suggested, and […]

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Watch the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked live stream right here!

Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note 9 in just a couple of hours time at an Unpacked event in New York, and you can watch the action unfold before your very eyes by tuning in to the live stream from 11 AM EDT/8 AM PDT/4 PM BST. Today is the day where we’ll finally find […]

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Get a jump on the Samsung Galaxy Note9 order process

Although we are still a week away from the big reveal of the Samsung Galaxy Note9, Samsung appears to recognize there are many potential buyers out there who are likely ready to order without knowing anything more about the device than what has been leaked or rumored to this point. To make that happen, Samsung […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 hands-on: The Android tablet for multitaskers

Good Android tablets are increasingly hard to find, maybe because so few people actually buy them anymore. But for those who are looking for one, Samsung's Galaxy Tab line remains one of the best in the category. It's nice to see, then, that the comp…
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Fortnite for Android is reportedly a 30-day exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9

Many of us are waiting patiently for Fortnite to finally launch on Android with the game having become available on Apple’s iOS way back in March. It seems that PUBG‘s arch-rival will finally make its début on Android at the same time as the Galaxy Note 9 launch, that’s right, it’s going to be exclusively available on […]

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Samsung might eventually combine the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note families

A new rumor suggests Samsung might eventually be merging their Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines, creating just a single line of flagship phones instead of two offsetting lineups every year. With the Galaxy Note 8 sticking pretty close to the Galaxy S8+ it was a tough sell for anyone looking to upgrade, considering the […]

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Galaxy Note 9 gets leaked in a full press render, fingerprint scanner still on board

Evan Blass has managed to sneak everyone a look at Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 9 with a full press render, confirming a few details and design changes. The most striking feature is probably that yellow-accented S-Pen, which looks really slick, but there’s a few other things on the backside that are worth mentioning. This particular […]

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Samsung is offering a major Galaxy S9 smart home bundle for Amazon Prime Day

If you needed a good promotion to finally jump the Galaxy S9, Samsung is bringing something huge. Exclusively for Amazon Prime Day, if you purchase a Galaxy S9 through Amazon today you’ll get a bundle worth over $ 400, including some smart home monitoring stuff and some Echo devices. Dollar for dollar, this is easily the […]

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Not all of the Galaxy S10 models will have an in-display fingerprint sensor

Recently we heard that there might be three models of the tentatively titled Galaxy S10 next year, but we weren’t crystal clear on the exact differences between all of the models. The models are codenamed Beyond 0, Beyond 1, and Beyond 2, and they’re likely to sport different camera systems, but that might not be […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch to be next version of company’s smartwatch

Samsung has never been shy about flooding the market with a variety of products. This becomes especially noticeable in areas where there is not much competition. We recently saw more news about the next high end tablet device from Samsung despite the tablet market waning in recent years. Another market that has not lived up […]

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Samsung sends out invitations to see the Galaxy Note 9 at Unpacked 2018

Samsung has officially set a date for the Galaxy Note 9 unveiling, so mark your calendars for August 9th. We’re a little over a month away from that, so there’s still plenty of time for a few more leaks and rumors to detail the device before its actually launched. As always, Samsung will be live […]

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Galaxy Note 9 drops by the FCC before its official debut

Samsung is due to announce the Galaxy Note 9 very soon, but it’ll need to stop by the FCC for some official documentation before that can happen. This particular device dropped by for registration with the model number SM-960F, which would continue the naming schemes of the SM-G950 Galaxy Note 8. LTE bands, radios, and […]

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Galaxy S9 and S9+ available to buy in Sunrise Gold from June 24

It’s around three and a half months since Samsung launched its Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones at MWC 2018, garnering a solid reception with our very own Jared Peters said in his review that it was “arguably the most complete package on the market.” If you are looking to buy the Galaxy S9 or S9+ […]

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Samsung won’t be using a notch in the Galaxy Note 9

A sample of the screen of the Galaxy Note 9 has leaked online, confirming that Samsung will be sticking with a very similar design that they’ve been using for the past couple of years. Normally, that’s not really a big deal and would honestly be a boring story, but it’s 2018 and it’s an absolute […]

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Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge paused amid glitches

Samsung is notoriously slow at rolling out software updates, especially new versions of Android. Following months of beta tests for Android 8.0 Oreo, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ received the final version in February, and the 2016 Galaxy S7 and S7 edge finally started seeing it earlier this month. The latter ground to a halt, unfortunately, […]

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[Giveaway] We’re giving away Evo Max Tech21 cases for theGalaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+!

Need a case for your Galaxy S9? We’ve teamed up with Tech21 to help get you covered, literally. We’re giving away 10 black Evo Max cases from Tech21, and you’ll be able to pick either a case for either the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+, whichever size you have. All you have to do is […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors commence on word of fingerprint on display adoption

In theory we are less than a year away from the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10, which will mark a decade of Galaxy S devices for the company, and there are other major devices to drop before then like this fall’s Galaxy Note 9. The long lead time is not scaring off those in […]

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New Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ with 128GB and 256GB now available for pre-order

Last week we noted that Verizon added some new devices to their Open Development site indicating they were close to being available for buyers. The devices included new versions of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ that pump up the on-board storage to either 128GB or 256GB. Those variants had been announced by Samsung […]

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The Galaxy S9 is struggling to sell in Samsung’s home country

The Galaxy S9 really is a fantastic phone, it’s just kind of boring compared to what we usually see from Samsung. Boring phones tend to struggle in the sales department, which is something we’ve already caught wind of, but there’s one key market where the Galaxy S9 is really failing to pick up traction. According […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge could get Android Oreo update in May

New reports out indicate Samsung may be on the verge of rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for their Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones possibly as soon as mid-May. If Samsung and carriers are able to stick to this timeline, then the S7 devices will be getting the update one to […]

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Verizon updated the Galaxy S7 to Android 8.0 Oreo this weekend, except they didn’t

If you’re still using a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge on Verizon, you might have noticed that you were notified about an update to Android 8.0 Oreo this weekend. You might have also noticed that, despite that notification and the changelog with it, you didn’t actually get the Oreo update. What happened? Well, it […]

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April 2018 security patch drops for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Galaxy Note 8 has finally caught up to Samsung’s latest software, which means most users should be on Android 8.0 Oreo by now. With that out of the way, it’s time for Samsung to stay on top of security updates. The April 2018 update has started to roll out for certain Galaxy Note 8 […]

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Galaxy Note 9 rumors pick up steam, suggest a bigger battery and 6.4-inch screen

The Galaxy Note 9 rumors are going to start getting more frequent over the next few months, and today we’ve got a leak that suggests some improvements in key areas for Samsung’s late-year flagship. We’ve already heard that Samsung is working on putting the fingerprint sensor underneath the screen, but now we know they want […]

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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy Note 8 getting Android Oreo update in U.S.

After a few busy weeks for Samsung smartphone owners in the U.S., the last group of Galaxy owners finally have something to rejoice over. Favoring carrier sold models, Samsung has been pushing out an Android 8.0 Oreo update to owners of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 devices. That left owners of the unlocked […]

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Galaxy Note 8 is getting its Android 8.0 Oreo update on Verizon and Sprint

Good news, Galaxy Note 8 owners. You might be getting an OTA update soon, at least if you’re on Verizon or Sprint. Both carriers are currently rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update to Samsung’s late-2017 flagship, bringing a ton of new features and a more advanced OS to your device, catching both of those […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 surfaces in benchmark entry

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9, under development for a fall release in line with previous Galaxy Note device launches, has appeared for the first time in a benchmark entry on the Geekbench web site. This new entry gives us some clues about the hardware we can expect. The particular entry is for a Samsung model […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 might adopt a fingerprint sensor under the screen

Samsung’s next flagship phone will probably have a fingerprint scanner under the screen! Yeah, we get it. You’ve probably heard that rumor several times before, and it’s not even exclusive to Samsung. This time, though, it looks like there might be some weight behind it. Samsung Display and Samsung Electronics, two companies that make up Samsung’s entire […]

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Best heavy-duty cases for the Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung launched its Galaxy S9 and S9+ handsets in February during MWC 2018, with both variants boasting rear and front glass panels. If you want to keep your new handset looking as good as new, it’s probably a good idea to get a case wrapped around the rear panel at the very least. While we’ve covered slim […]

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20 Tips and Tricks for the Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+

Buying a brand new Galaxy S9 or S9+ is an exciting enough occasion for many, but for some of us, the prospect of setting up this new phone is even more gratifying. Finding and making the most out of the phone’s functions and abilities can be a little daunting, though, especially when you consider the […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is seeing weaker demand than the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S9 is an impressive phone, and it’s hard to argue otherwise. It’s got one of the best cameras on the market, a phenomenal set of hardware, and a slick design, but you can also say most of that about its predecessor. And, unfortunately for Samsung, lots of customers have noticed the similarities.  In […]

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Six of the best cases for your Galaxy S9+

Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ is the larger, more expensive sibling to the regular Galaxy S9, boasting a bigger display, a higher capacity battery, extra storage options, a second rear camera sensor, and a more substantial price tag. Despite those differences, the two phones have a lot in common, with the glass front and back panels the […]

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The Galaxy S9+ vs. the competition: Beyond the dual cameras

This year's bigger Galaxy handset focuses on its picture-taking capabilities: The S9+ is Samsung's first flagship with a dual camera, which brings it in line with competing phones like the Pixel 2 XL as well as its sibling Galaxy Note 8. There's also…
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How to watch the Samsung Galaxy S9 livestream live from MWC 2018

It’s finally the 25th of February, the day that Samsung officially takes the wraps off its brand new Galaxy S9 and S9+ flagships. But after all the leaks, is there anything left to discover that isn’t already known? Who knows, but you can always watch the live stream of the Unpacked event that is being held in […]

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Samsung never learns, might unveil a new social network with the Galaxy S9

Samsung likes to throw things at a wall to see what sticks, but man, they’ve had some absolute duds and failures over the years, especially on the software side. We’ve had messaging apps like ChatOn, social networks for Galaxy Note users with PenUp, music streaming services and video hubs with Milk Music and Milk Video, […]

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Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 leak reveals specs and possible pre-order details ahead of MWC launch

With MWC 2018 fast approaching, the big news of the show is Samsung’s Unpacked event on February 25 where the Korean giant will finally unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Samsung posted a few video teasers last week, and it’s well known that the Galaxy S9+ will sport a dual rear camera setup thanks to […]

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New video shows Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ LED View and Hyperknit cases

It’s no secret that Samsung is launching its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, on February 25 at an Unpacked event in Barcelona, the day before MWC2018 begins. Thanks to serial leaker Evan Blass, we even know what both phones look like. But what about the official covers? Well, accessory retailer, Mobile […]

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Samsung’s Exynos 9810 bests Snapdragon 845 in Galaxy S9 benchmarks

Depending on just how much stock you put in benchmark tests, a new entry on Geekbench points to the Exynos 9810 being a stronger processor for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. If accurate, that situation would be consistent with historical differences between Samsung’s in-house chips that they use in […]

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A weird quirk with Bixby prevents installing a baseball card app on the Galaxy S8

Samsung’s Bixby virtual assistant wasn’t exactly met with open arms, and throughout reviews we’ve noted some general weirdness with the app. Every time I use a Galaxy S8 device I always accidentally hit the Bixby button, too, so it’s pretty obvious it needed more time in the oven before officially being released. But going beyond […]

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