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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8. (Source: Pocket Lint)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to get huge battery upgrade

According to new information, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will see a massive bump in battery capacity this year. Of course, nothing is official at the moment, but it’d be surprising to not see something of the sort when the device i...
The new LPDDR5 chips should bring a 10% performance boost over the current standard. (Source: Flickr)

Samsung will begin LPDDR5 and UFS 3.0 production in 2H 2018

Judging by the latest leaks, Samsung is most likely preparing major overhauls for next year's Galaxy S10 / Note 10 high-end devices. Apparently, Samsung is planning to begin production on the LPDDR5 and UFS 3.0 chips later this su...
The Mongoose M4 will be integrated in the upcoming Exynos 9820 that will power the Galaxy S10. (Source: Biz Dailies)

Samsung Mongoose M4 core specs leaked, expected to perform better than Cortex-A76

According to famous leaker Ice Universe, the Exynos 9820 will integrate Samsung's upcoming Mongoose M4 cores which are said to be better than the ARM Cortex-A76 chips. This should translate into frequencies that go over 3.3 GHz, a...
The new leak reveals the back of the Note 9, which gets a repositioned fingerprint sensor. (Source: 91Mobiles)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 looks 90% the same as Note 8 in leaked CAD-based renders

The guys over at Mobile91 got their hands on 36-degree renders for the Note 9, and it looks like the rumors were spot on about virtually unchanged designs when compared to the Note 8. The front was already leaked by Ice Universe i...
Last year's Note 8 rear camera setup and fingerprint sensor will probably look similar on the 2018 model. (Source:

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to launch on August 9 with improved camera setup

Bloomberg informs that sources familiar with Samsung's plans claim that the Note 9 is going to be officially unveiled on August 9. The phablet might not be so different from last year's model after all, but at least it is getting ...
The Samsung Galaxy J series began in 2013 and features affordable handsets. (Source:

Official renders of the Samsung Galaxy J4 appear online

Official press photos of the Samsung Galaxy J4 have turned up online, and they show the device available in two different colors. The Galaxy J4 will be an entry-level smartphone featuring a Samsung Exynos 7570 quad-core SoC. No pr...
It is possible a potential successor to Samsung's Galaxy Tab A 10.1 will also feature S-Pen support. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Tab Advanced2 device appears in Bluetooth listing

A device labeled as the “Galaxy Tab Advanced2” has been spotted in a Bluetooth declaration. The model number given in the details is SM-T583, which just happens to be the same model number currently cropping up on a Samsung suppor...
Even the stylus looks the same as the previous version. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 looks almost the same as Note 8 in leaked marketing render

The leaked render presents a Galaxy Note 9 that is practically identical to the 2017 model. Rumor has it that the only differences will be related to the SoC, battery and physical height. Apparently there is no new stylus and no i...
A fan-made render featuring a bezel-less display and less intrusive upper notch, plus the in-display fingerprint. (Source: PhoneWorld)

Update (Fake) | Samsung Galaxy Note 9 destroys iPhone X in latest leaked benchmarks

Fans of the Note series can now rejoice since the latest benchmarks reveal the true power of the phablet. Previous benchmarks presented the Note 9 as a 5 GB device that could end up slower than the S9, but the latest tests show qu...
The Galaxy X looks quite similar to Microsoft's Surface Phone designs. (Source: AndroidLeo)

Samsung Galaxy X concept gets inspired by Microsoft's Surface Phone

While it is still not clear if Samsung is going to release any foldable phones in 2018 or 2019, sleek 3D renders of a rumored Galaxy X model make an appearance in the wild, depicting a device with 1 external display and 2 other in...
This is only a fan-made render of a golden Xiaomi Mi7 back plate. (Source: WCCFTech)

Xiaomi Mi7 first to include Qualcomm's 3D facial recognition tech

Apple's iPhone X may have been the first to integrate the FaceID feature, but Android smartphones are set to get a refined version with Qualcomm's latest 3D facial scanning this year. While Samsung and Huawei are hard at work on t...
One of the many renderings that depict the possible look of the Note 9. (Source: Forbes)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 GeekBench results and specs surface online

The Note 9 prototype that popped up on GeekBench was pitted against the S9+ and it ended up a bit behind in both single core and multi-core tests. However, the Note 9 featured in the tests comes with 5 GB of RAM instead of 6 and i...
The Galaxy S8. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

Samsung finally releases official roadmap for Oreo release

Samsung Canada has released a roadmap for the rollout of Android Oreo. The S8 and S8+ will receive their updates on March 19, and the Note 8 about a week later. Users of other new Samsung devices will, of course, have to wait till...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 pops up in an HTML5 test

A prototype Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has surfaced in an HTML5 test. While the test does not reveal any hardware details as such, it does seem apparent that the upcoming Note phablet will be sporting an 18.5:1 aspect ratio display sim...
Sammsung has rereleased the Opera Max browser under its own name and exclusively for Galaxy smartphones. (Source: Google Play)

Samsung releases own version of Opera Max browser for Galaxy smartphones

Samsung has released an adjusted version of Opera Max, a mobile browser with a heavy focus on saving data by using compression techniques. Opera discontinued the browser last year, but it appears Samsung has given it a second life...
Face ID technology is expected to be featured in future Apple flagships. (Source: MacRumors)

Smartphone market share forecast predicts Apple gains

A leading market intelligence research company has issued a report forecasting smartphone market share gains for Apple in 2018. Samsung remains in the top spot but could see a drop in overall market share.
Samsung Headquarters. (Source: Social Barrel)

Global smartphone sales figures for 2017 released - Samsung still kings, Xiaomi now fifth-largest brand

Reports by Strategy Analytics and IDC have provided data that gives a clearer idea of the state of the global smartphone market over 2017. Samsung rests cozily at the top, Apple follows steadily, and Xiaomi sees incredible growth....
The Galaxy S8. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

List of Samsung devices to receive Android Oreo revealed, Galaxy S6 missing

A list of Samsung devices to receive the Android Oreo update has been gleaned from firmware files of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Most devices listed are no-brainers but the Galaxy S6 is a notable absentee.
The foldable Galaxy Note might not appear until late 2019. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung dashes hopes of a foldable Galaxy Note smartphone for this year

Samsung's head of mobile has reneged on his promise to deliver a foldable Galaxy Note this year. Instead it may not now make an appearance until late 2019.
The Samsung Exynos 9810 SoC. (Source: Samsung)

CES 2018 | Samsung intros the Exynos 9 Series 9810 SoC aimed at richer multimedia and AI applications

Samsung has announced the new Exynos 9 Series 9810 SoC based on the 10nm fabrication process. The SoC's high performance cores can reach 2.9 GHz and has a 6CA LTE modem along with the capability for deep learning processing.
Samsung Headquarters. (Source: Social Barrel)

Samsung sets objective for 2018 at 320 million smartphone shipments, company to focus on higher profit margins

Samsung has reportedly set its target for smartphone shipments for the year at 320 million, just about the same figure the company achieved in 2017. This is said to be the first step in a transition to a business model focusing mo...
The Galaxy S8. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ set to receive Oreo in January 2018

A member of Samsung's UK Oreo beta team has confirmed that the S8 and S8+ will receive final, stable Oreo updates in January, with the Note 8 to follow immediately after.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8. (Source: CNET)

Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaked

The Samsung Galaxy S8 received its Oreo beta weeks ago, so it's a bit surprising that Note 8 users have been left in the lurch. Only until now, though, as what looks like a stable internal Oreo build for the flagship has finally s...
The S8+ will receive Oreo.

Samsung to release Oreo updates in Q1 2018

Samsung is set to release updates to Android Oreo by the start of 2018. Particular details of the company's plans are unknown at the moment but we expect the Galaxy Beta program to be re-opened soon.
The Galaxy S9 could feature a display notch to incorporate a fingerprint sensor. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy S9 could get a front-facing finger print sensor

Samsung's Galaxy S9 could feature a display cut out to allow it to integrate a front facing fingerprint sensor. The move could be potentially controversial, but it would correct the odd location of the fingerprint sensor on the re...
The Snapdragon X50 mobile modem will be shipped with the 2019 smartphones. (Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm is first to reach 5G speeds using the X50 mobile modem

The X50 modem provides downlink speeds of over 1 gbps in the 28 GHz mmWave spectrum. Qualcomm also presented the first 5G smartphone reference designs for OEMs. The 5G standard, together with supporting smartphones, is expected to...
An iPhone with a stylus could be a part of Apple's plans for 2019.

An iPhone with a stylus? It could materialize in 2019 if a new rumor is accurate

Apple could be set to launch a new iPhone model that will compete directly with the Samsung Galaxy Note. The new iPhone will use a supercapicitor stylus that offers a more pen-like feel according to a new rumor out of South Korea.
Dr. Kwon Oh-hyun has announced his resignation from Samsung. (Source: AP)

Samsung CEO resigns amid "unprecedented crisis"

One of Samsung's three CEO's has announced his resignation from the South Korean giant. Citing the "unprecedented crisis" facing the company, Kwon Oh-hyun, CEO of Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display will step down in March 201...
The new image sensors will be featured in the 2018 mobile flagships from Samsung. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy S9 to integrate the 12 MP ISOCELL Fast 2L9 and 24 MP Slim 2X7 Camera Sensors

The new sensors come with reduced pixel sizes, the ISOCELL Slim 2X7 being the world's first mobile image sensor with 0.9 μm per pixel. These allow for better results in low-light environments and provide improved details with incr...
Apple looks set to tap LG for its pOLED tech for a rumored foldable iPhone. (Source: LG)

Apple could release a foldable iPhone in 2020

Apple and LG are partnering on a foldable iPhone planned for 2020, if a report out of Korea is accurate. With the two companies have partnered on iPhone components in the past, it seems like a plausible response to Samsung's plans...
Galaxy Note 9 will likely have an onscreen fingerprint reader (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Note 9 will likely have an onscreen fingerprint reader

Sources close to Asian supply chains say Samsung is already receiving production samples from multiple component manufacturers.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Smartphone Review

90% Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Smartphone Review

Back to being best. The Note 8 shines with a big, superb Infinity screen, high performance and, for the first time, with a dual-camera. As usual, the S-Pen that can be inserted into the casing is included. Whether Samsung has developed the ideal phablet after the Note 7 disaster will be clarified in the test.
Update: new update improves security and adds new Wi-Fi features. Update: Information concerning PWM, display response times, temperatures and power consumption has been added.
Samsung Exynos 8895 Octa | ARM Mali-G71 MP20 | 6.3" | 195 g
The Mirabook will offer native PC-like support for the Huawei Mate 10. (Source: MirAxess)

Huawei Mate 10 to support Mirabook, have DeX-like functionality

The Huawei Mate 10 looks set to follow both Microsoft and Samsung in offering a dock that converts the device into something offering a PC-like experience. The tip comes from the maker of the Mirabook Android and Windows Continuum...
A Samsung foldable smartphone concept. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung: Expect a foldable Galaxy Note in 2018, Bixby speaker too

Samsung's head of mobile Koh Dong-jin has revealed that the next Galaxy Note will be foldable. Although still facing some technical hurdles, Samsung believes that its foldable AMOLED display tech will make it to market in time for...
The Galaxy Note 8 is now available for pre-order on Amazon India. (Source: Amazon)

Preorders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 begin in India

Samsung India has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 in India shortly after its global launch. The handset, which retails at ₹67,900 (US$ 1,060), will go on sale in the country starting September 22.
Image: iFixit

The Galaxy Note 8 is moderately repairable, according to iFixit

Scoring a 4 out of 10 in iFixit's most recent teardown, the Samsung Galaxy Note8 received positive praise for its modular internal components but was criticized for a heavy use in difficult to remove adhesive.
T-Mobile's offer makes purchasing more than one Note 8 much more affordable. (Source: T-Mobile)

T-Mobile's latest BOGO promotion gets you two Note 8 phones for the price of one

Buy a Note 8, get a second Note 8 for free (after rebate). T-Mobile's latest incentive offers the best deal yet on the upcoming handset, and is compatible with Samsung's Do Bigger Things promotion.
Samsung logo (Source: Samsung)

Judge gives Samsung heir five years in jail for bribery scandal

A judge has sentenced Lee Jae-jong, the Samsung heir, to five years jail time for his part in the bribery scandal with the administration of the former President of South Korea. He was also found guilty of giving false testimony i...
The Galaxy Note 8 packs Samsung's latest battery technology. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung claims the Note 8's battery will retain 95% capacity after two years

Samsung has made a huge stride in the battery technology behind its smartphones released this year, but has made little mention of it anywhere until now. According to its mobile chief, the new Note 8 will retain an impressive 95 p...
It's a bit larger than the current Gear VR, but that's pretty much it. (Source: Samsung)

The Note 8 is too big for the Gear VR, so Samsung is making a new headset

If you recently purchased a Gear VR headset and were hoping it would work with the Note 8, you're fresh out of luck. The upcoming handset is too large to fit inside, but Samsung is launching a new version that will accommodate it ...
Get rid of it! they told you. It's worthless! they said. They were wrong. $425 worth of wrong.

Have a Note 7? Trade it in for a big discount on the Note 8

You have a Note 7, but you want that sleek new Note 8. Samsung says: Send it to us, we'll give you a bit of cash, and you can apply that cash towards the purchase of our new, non-flammable device. That simple.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in Midnight Black, with included S Pen. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is official, pre-orders start tomorrow

The latest entry in the Note line is finally here, and it's exactly as the recent leaks and rumors predicted. Inside and out, the Galaxy Note 8 resembles a fractionally-larger S8, but with a new camera setup, an added S Pen, and a...
Recall issued for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 batteries

Recall issued for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 batteries

Replacement batteries shipped as part of AT&T's Insurance program have now been recalled due to concerns about the batteries overheating and creating a fire hazard. Samsung has placed blame squarely on FedEx Supply Chain.
The Note 8 could be available immediately following its announcement. (Source: GSMArena)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could launch as early as August 24 in the US

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is all set for an official unveiling on August 23 but if word on the street is to go by, the device could land up in shelves as early as the next day, at least in the US.
Official advertising material for the Note 8, according to Evan Blass. (Source: @evleaks | Twitter)

The Note 8's release is being delayed to build up consumer awareness

An intensified advertising campaign and ramped up production will delay the release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 by a week. The upcoming phablet will now be available starting September 15 .
Look mom, no bezels! (Source: Slashleaks)

Live pictures of the Galaxy Note 8 surface, reveal dual cameras and a redesigned S-Pen

New pictures of the Galaxy Note 8 have just gone live and seem to corroborate earlier reports of a Galaxy S8-esque design with a squared-off look at the corners, along with the presence of dual rear cameras and a redesigned S-Pen.
Verizon releases security update for Samsung's flagship phones... from 2015

Verizon releases security update for Samsung's flagship phones... from 2015

A new update for the Verizon Galaxy S5, Note 4, and Note Edge will roll out over the next few weeks, patching a few security holes and fixing some call-related bugs.
A render of the Note 8 with its stylus. (Source: @evleaks | Twitter)

Details about the Galaxy Note 8's specs have been leaked

A list of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8's specs has been leaked ahead of the handset's launch. The leak confirms the use of a Snapdragon 835 or Exynos 8895 processor, depending on region, and the camera setup, amid other details.
Alleged image of the Galaxy Note 8. (Source: evleaks/twitter)

Newly leaked image shows what to expect from the Galaxy Note 8

Noted product leaker, Evan Blass, has posted an image of the Galaxy Note 8 on twitter. It shows front, back, and side profile in two colors. The fingerprint scanner is in the same troublesome location as the Galaxy S8, and there a...
The Cat.18 6CA LTE modem will see mass production towards the end of 2017. (Source: Investopedia)

Samsung readies industry-first 1.2 Gbps downlink LTE mobile modem

With speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps, the new LTE modem allows users to download full-length HD movies in 10 seconds.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)