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Sprint will fix anyone’s cracked Samsung Galaxy screen for $49

Sprint has launched an affordable screen repair program for Samsung Galaxy phones, and it doesn't even matter if you're a subscriber. The company will fix cracked screens on eligible devices for $ 49 until February 9th, 2020 "no matter who your carrie…
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Samsung 108MP sensor exclusive to S20 Ultra, but it doesn’t really matter

Details of Samsung’s imminent flagship trio are leaking at an accelerating pace, including an interesting segmentation of camera hardware and the first hands-on photos. Samsung‘s S-series of flagship smartphones are often the phones many look forward to each year, as they often debut the latest in processor, display, and camera technologies, and as we draw […]

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Samsung Galaxy S20+ leak appears to confirm its name and cameras

You might not have to rely on renders or other hard-to-verify reports to know what Samsung's next Galaxy S phone will look like — you may be staring at it. XDA-Developers has obtained pictures of what it says is the Galaxy S20+ 5G. The boot screen…
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Samsung Galaxy Fold sales figures for 2019 are in

Samsung has been fairly hush hush on Galaxy Fold sales figures, but now at CES 2020, they’re giving us a look into what first-gen Galaxy Fold sales actually look like, from 2019. The Korean tech giant’s CEO, DJ Koh, says that, even after the early fiasco, the company sold between 400,000 and 500,000 Galaxy Fold […]

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Samsung will unveil its latest Galaxy phones on February 11th

In case you've been losing sleep over whether that leaked Samsung invite video was real, fret no more. Samsung itself confirmed this evening that it plans to show off "new, innovative devices that will shape the next decade of mobile experiences" at…
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Samsung set to unveil its latest flagship at Unpacked on February 11

It looks like we finally know when Samsung will be officially announcing the Galaxy S11, and possibly even the Galaxy Fold 2. A promo video, announcing the event, was uploaded to a Samsung press channel, and Twitter user @water8192 was able to grab it before it was pulled. The video itself is nothing necessarily special. […]

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Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are on the way with one key upgrade

We’re anticipating some new Galaxy Buds sooner or later, and a new FCC filing has confirmed that they’re on the way. The filing details an upgrade that’s guaranteed to make a great pair of headphones even better, too. The filing lists a new pair of Galaxy Buds, albeit without a name. Early rumors suggest they’ll […]

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Samsung tops Android industry profits but is dwarfed by Apple’s overall

New data shows Samsung continues to lead the Android profitshare as well as the Android marketshare, with many distant contenders, but Apple continues to dominate the overall mobile profitshare. Counterpoint Research have released their latest quarterly data on the smartphone industry and they reveal that in the face of an overall downtrend in mobile profits […]

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Samsung Galaxy S11 family sports 48MP zoom camera alongside 108MP primary

Following news of a powerful 108MP binned primary camera sensor in Samsung’s upcoming flagships, we’ve now heard the entire S11 series will also use a 48MP binned sensor for zooming. We’ve been seeing a steady increase in the number of leaks Samsung‘s next-gen flagship Galaxy S11 series in the lead up to their expected announcement […]

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Samsung Galaxy M20 and M30 get an update to Android 10 with One UI 2.0

The Galaxy S11 is on the horizon, which means it’s time for Samsung to start trickling their latest software into their current phone lineup to test things out before the big show. The latest in the enormous Galaxy family to receive Android 10 with One UI 2.0 is the Galaxy M20 and M30, which are […]

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Check out the newly announced Samsung Galaxy A51 and A71, complete with Infinity-O display and crazy camera module

Samsung has taken the wraps off of the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 phones, prepping their 2020 lineup of mid-range devices. These also very likely hint at what we can expect out of the Galaxy S11 family, especially with that insane camera module on the back. Galaxy A51 The Galaxy A51 is the more affordable […]

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Samsung does it again with December security update rolling out before Google

Samsung has been acing their security update support in recent years and they’ve now begun rolling out the new December security update to some phones before even Google, again. Samsung has been steadily improving their update game over the last few years, with the delay between Google’s releases and Samsung’s updates shrinking from over half […]

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Good news! Samsung is ending support for Bixby on handsets running Nougat or Oreo*

In what may appear to be good news to some, it seems that Samsung is getting ready to end support for Bixby Voice on Galaxy handsets running on Android Nougat and Oreo from January 1, 2020. This means that in just over a month from now, you’ll be unable to use Bixby Voice and Bixby […]

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Samsung Galaxy S11 will have a centered hole punch, plus a really horrendous camera layout

In case you were wondering what the Galaxy S11 might look like before its official unveiling, a render from @OnLeaks and 91Mobiles has surfaced showcasing all of the rumored design changes to Samsung’s next flagship. Some of the changes are expected, but there are a few curveballs here, too. New hole punch, weird cameras The […]

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Samsung quickly releases an improved Galaxy Fold for China

Meet the Samsung W20 5G, an incrementally improved Galaxy Fold set to release in China. It’s pretty strange for Samsung to launch a better model of their daring folding phone so soon, but it’s not quite the Galaxy Fold 2 that you might be expecting. Small changes, better 5G The W20 5G isn’t a fully […]

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UAG NATO Strap review: Add a military vibe to your Samsung Galaxy Watch

Urban Armor Gear (UAG) is arguably best known for their portfolio of smartphone cases, but they also sell some very intriguing smartwatch straps. Their NATO Straps for Samsung’s Galaxy Watch are both stylish and durable, and a dose of adrenaline to the somewhat staid rubber straps that come standard. Colors include Olive Drab and Grey […]

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 Review: Android’s best Apple Watch contender

We recently learned that Google has acquired Fitbit for $ 2.1 billion, a huge boost for the tech giant’s floundering Wear OS and its fitness cred. It remains to be seen how well the next generation of Google’s watches perform, but as of now, Samsung’s Tizen-based watches remain the kings of Android. Similar to the Apple […]

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Add some durability to your Samsung Galaxy Watch with these rugged straps from UAG

Under Armor Gear or UAG as it is more commonly known by, makes a host of products designed to protect devices from the rigors of daily life. Now the company has announced three new straps called Active, Leather, and Nato for Samsung’s Galaxy Watch that add durability and utility to the smartwatch in urban and […]

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Samsung has combined RAM and ROM into one package for even smaller, more efficient devices

Samsung has made a big move towards even smaller, more efficient mobile devices. They currently offer LPDDR4X RAM in up to 12GB packages for tons of memory in mobile phones, and they make high-speed, eUFS storage to hold everything a device could need, but now they’re combining the two for even bigger space savings. Innovation […]

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Samsung explains the massive fingerprint security flaw in the Galaxy S10/Note 10

Samsung has been in hot water lately over some pretty shoddy fingerprint scanning on the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10. Apparently there’s a pretty easy way to get into someone’s secured phone, regardless of whose fingerprint you use. That’s, uh, pretty bad, no matter how you look at it. The good news is that […]

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Samsung launches the faster, sleeker Chromebook 4 and Chromebook 4+

It’s been well over three years since Samsung unveiled the Chromebook 3 at CES 2016. The tech giant has finally launched two new Chromebook 4 models, improving on both the design and specifications without sacrificing affordability. These are relatively simple machines with few bells and whistles, but offer either 11.6-inch or 15.6-inch displays with a […]

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Samsung posts video asking users to treat their Galaxy Fold nicely

After a big launch during the Galaxy S10 Unpacked event on February 20th, Samsung’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, was revealed to suffer from a number of flaws, most notably with its display and the ingress of foreign objects. Samsung canceled preorders and pulled review units from tech sites while the Galaxy Fold underwent […]

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As Huawei launches its Mate 30 Pro, Samsung reverts to troll status and gloats about ties to Google

Huawei has just held a launch event in Munich, Germany where it unveiled its new Mate 30 Pro that boasts an almost bezel-less waterfall display, the Kirin 990 5G processor and promising a world-class camera experience. But, as good as the Mate 30 Pro, and its siblings appear on the hardware front, Google apps and […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 and Note 10 leaked to get Android 10 beta in October

Samsung looks to be improving their update game with leaks suggesting the company’s 2019 flagships will see Android 10 Betas within a month, and stable releases soon after. Samsung first ran their own Android beta program last year with their Galaxy S9 and S9+ receiving the Android Pie-based One UI in November before having the […]

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Weirdest IFA 2019 news: Samsung wants to turn your phone into a Square reader

Samsung hasn’t had a huge IFA 2019 (they rarely do) but they did talk about the relaunch of the Galaxy Fold. Aside from that, they’ve been pretty quiet. The might take home the award for weirdest announcement after this one, though. A new feature called SoftPOS aims to turn your Samsung smartphone or tablet into […]

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Samsung refreshes their mid-range with A50s and A30s and a major downgrade

We’ve recommended Samsung’s great mid-range offerings in the A30 and A50 before, but now they’re refreshing the two devices with some nice upgrades, and one major downgrade. Samsung defied expectations when they released a slew of new budget and mid-range devices at the start of 2019 that actually offered competitive value in stark contrast to […]

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Samsung showcases the premium features of the Galaxy Note 10’s display in a new infographic

Samsung is renowned for the quality of its AMOLED displays and the Infinity-O panels found on the Galaxy S10/S10+ and Galaxy Note 10/10+ are prime examples of how the Korean company is the leader in display technology. As the newest members of the Note series, the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ feature Dynamic AMOLED […]

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Samsung is testing a phone with a massive 6000mAh battery

A new rumor has popped up that makes it seem like Samsung is about to start batteries more seriously than anyone else on the market. The leak, which comes from Galaxy Club, shows an enormous 6000mAh battery from Samsung designed for an upcoming smartphone. Unfortunately, that’s pretty much all the concrete info about the battery […]

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Get up to $150 in credit when you pre-order the Galaxy Note 10/10+ from Samsung

Samsung announced its shiny new Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ two days ago, and if you are a fan of the Note series you are probably wondering which f your kidneys you can do without so you can afford the new handset that starts from $ 949. Have no fear because pre-orders for the Galaxy Note […]

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Samsung may restrict Galaxy Fold re-launch to selected regions initially

First unveiled during the Galaxy S10 Unpacked event on February 20th, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was to be its first foray into the brand new segment of foldable smartphones. Review units were handed out to the usual suspects as Samsung raced to beat its competitors to the punch. Alas, stories soon appeared saying that the Galaxy […]

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Samsung follows Qualcomm with overclocked Exynos 9825 in Note 10

Following yesterday’s reveal of Qualcomm’s slightly overclocked Snapdragon 855 ‘Plus’, Samsung’s own slightly overclocked Exynos 9825 has been leak-benchmarked in the Galaxy Note 10. Though less common amongst flagship chips in the last few years, it remains a common practice for chipmakers like Qualcomm and Samsung to rebrand their processors, typically with minor improvements to […]

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Huawei leak shows a circular camera cutout to keep some distance from Samsung and Apple

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is starting to take a few laps around the rumor mill, and today we’re getting a good look at the case for the phone. Normally these kinds of leaks are pretty boring when it’s for a phone that we already expect to look much like its predecessor, but Huawei is […]

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Looks like Samsung eventually wants to merge the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Note lines

The Galaxy Fold, despite struggling to actually enter the market, shows a ton of promise for smartphone design. It would allow phones to have much larger screens without significantly increasing the size of the phone in your pocket, and there are some pretty serious productivity implications there. And what better giant, productivity-focused phone to take […]

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Leaked Galaxy Note 10 cases suggest Samsung might not be killing the headphone jack (yet)

We’ve seen tons and tons of Galaxy Note 10 rumors lately, with the rate of new leaks speeding up as we get closer to Samsung’s official announcement of the device. However, one rumor that keeps bouncing around is whether or not the phone will have a headphone jack. We’ve seen some early leaks and sources […]

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Samsung finally delivers on bringing Night Mode to the Galaxy S9’s camera

Samsung launched their new Night Mode on the Galaxy S10, which is something many considered part of the One UI update. But it really wasn’t, since the enhanced low light photography modes never made their way back to the Galaxy S9, even though One UI came with Android Pie to older devices. And sure, the […]

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New, powerful Samsung Galaxy Tab S5 shows up in Geekbench

Earlier this year Samsung launched their latest Android-powered tablet offering, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e. That device, while mid-range in terms of hardware, brought some innovation to the market as it was Samsung’s thinnest tablet ever produced and had a certain “sleekness” about it. Now it looks like Samsung is getting ready to hit the […]

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Samsung is hesitant to put 45w fast charging in the Note 10, opting instead for just 25w charging

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 line has had a bad time with batteries, and we probably don’t need to dig all of that up again. But Samsung hasn’t forgotten, and that might be why they’re hesitant to put super fast charging in the Note 10, which will probably be jam-packed with other bits of hardware and […]

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[Rumor] Samsung could ditch the headphone jack and physical buttons on Galaxy Note 10

In a world where smartphone brands have ditched the headphone jack one by one, the audio port has been an ever-present feature on Samsung’s range of handsets. It looks like the 3.5mm audio jack and physical buttons could be kicked to the curb by the Korean company when it launches the Galaxy Note 10 around […]

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Samsung announced the first 64MP mobile image sensor

Samsung has just launched two new Isocell mobile image sensors including the world’s first 64MP module and a revamped 48MP unit. Samsung’s Isocell brand of mobile imaging hardware have been around for years, and whilst they play second fiddle to Sony‘s market dominance due to generally lower quality results, they often also lead in technologies. […]

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Samsung reaffirms work on hidden display camera

Pursuit of the ultimate bezelless design has been the focus of mobile design for the last few years, and Samsung has just reaffirmed their efforts to finally hide that selfie cam for good. Ever since Xiaomi‘s original Mi Mix launched at the tail-end of 2016, the mobile world has been obsessed with perfecting the bezelless […]

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Huawei is managing to avoid Samsung and Apple’s smartphone decline

Samsung and Apple have both reported their first-quarter earnings, and smartphone sales, while solid, aren’t a highlight for either company. That’s a big change from just a few years ago where both OEMs managed to continuously sell more and more phones every year, but all things must come to an end. Unless you’re Huawei, anyway. […]

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Samsung is really ashamed of the Galaxy Fold’s design, asks iFixit to remove their teardown

A few days ago iFixit posted a teardown of Samsung’s currently unreleased Galaxy Fold, and they were pretty direct in pointing out some of the design flaws of the phone. Apparently, though, Samsung isn’t very happy with the situation, and they’ve pressured iFixit to pull the teardown guide from their site. There’s no better way […]

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Samsung Galaxy Fold review: A costly experiment

Click. Smack. Click. Smack. Click. Smack. I feel bad for the people in my life because everywhere I've been for the past week, the sounds of opening and closing Samsung's Galaxy Fold have followed. Even if you're not prone to fidgeting,…
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Say adios! to $2,000 by pre-ordering the Samsung Galaxy Fold today

After the excitement and curiosity of Samsung unveiling the Galaxy Fold during the Galaxy S10 launch back on February 20th, and then coyly hiding it behind a shiny glass enclosure during MWC 2019, the folding smartphone is finally up for pre-order in the US. If you have a spare $ 2,000 lying around that is. Once […]

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The ten best cases for the Samsung Galaxy S10+

Splashing your cash on a high-end, premium smartphone such as Samsung’s Galaxy S10+ is probably not an everyday occurrence, indeed, like most of us you’ll probably be aiming to get a couple of years usage out of the phone before upgrading again. With its all-glass design, large Infinity-O display with its punch-hole (that you can […]

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Samsung sees its Q1 profit drop 60 percent from last year’s record

Samsung just released guidance for its Q1 2019 earnings report, and estimates an operating profit of 6.2 trillion won (about $ 5.5 billion), which is less than half of the $ 14.4 billion profit it recorded in the same period last year. Samsung had issu…
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Samsung will drop all of the buttons on the Galaxy Note 10

Samsung is trying to make 2019 a shake-up year with their design department, and after the warm reception to the Galaxy S10, that’s started off well. We’re all looking towards the Galaxy Note 10 this year to see what else Samsung has cooked up, and it looks like they might be dropping buttons from this […]

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Best cases for the Samsung Galaxy S10

Smartphones aren’t getting any cheaper, and if you’ve plumped down the cash for a brand new Galaxy S10 with its glass rear panel and Infinity-O display, you should probably be looking at getting a case on it in order to protect your investment. We’ve done the legwork for you, scouring the internet for some of […]

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Leaked hands-on video unfolds the Samsung Galaxy Fold’s crease

Samsung made a huge deal about the Galaxy Fold when they announced it during the Galaxy S10’s launch event in San Francisco on February 20th, although they frustrated tech press to no end during MWC 2019 by placing the foldable smartphone behind a ton of reflective glass. Despite this, a hands-on video has leaked showing […]

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[Download] Grab the wallpapers from the Samsung Galaxy Fold here

Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Fold smartphone during the Galaxy S10 Unpacked event on February 20th sporting a $ 1,980 price tag and a May 3rd launch date. If you found the Galaxy Fold’s wallpapers to be alluring, you are in luck because you can download them after the break in their full resolution. Thanks to the […]

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