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Rae Tae-moon has taken over the reigns of Samsung's smartphone division from DJ Koh. (Source: Samsung)

DJ Koh dumped as head of Samsung smartphone division in leadership shake up

Samsung has dumped DJ Koh as head of its mobile division on the eve of the launch of the Galaxy S20. In his place, the Korean tech giant has appointed 20-year company veteran Roh Tae-moon who was the second-in-charge of the divisi...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:09:00 +0100
The Galaxy S20 buyers will be limited to 128 GB of onboard storage on all but the S20 Ultra. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Samsung drastically cuts Galaxy S20 storage options

Yesterday’s full Galaxy S20 spec sheet leak revealed one rude shock for Samsung fans. If you want more than 128 GB of standard storage you will need to pony up for the Galaxy S20 Ultra model which is the only one of the three to o...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 19 Jan 2020 09:14:00 +0100
Galaxy S20 Ultra render. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Full Galaxy S20 specs leak highlighting model differentiation

Teenage leakster Ishan Agarwal has managed to get his hands on the complete spec sheet for the upcoming Galaxy S20 series of flagship smartphones from Samsung. Most of the key details have leaked in one form or another, but this i...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:34:00 +0100
The Huawei Mate 30 5G variants. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei insists it did better in the 5G phone market than Samsung in 2019

Huawei has released its performance for 2019 to the Chinese media. It claims it shipped approximately 240 million units in total that year, 6.9 million of which had 5G. For context, Samsung has announced that it shipped about 6.7 ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:28:00 +0100
Early renders of the Galaxy S20. (Source: OnLeaks)

Revealed details of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra paint an impressive picture

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will be the big bad wolf of the Galaxy S20 series, as it represents Samsung's attempt at throwing everything but the kitchen sink at the competition. Details of the device have now surfaced.
Ricci Rox, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:12:00 +0100
There will be no 3.5mm headphone jack on the Samsung Galaxy S20 phones. (Source: XEETECHCARE)

Opinion | No 3.5mm headphone jack for the Samsung Galaxy S20 phones

Samsung removed the 3.5mm headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10 phones last year and that decision has carried over to the company's upcoming flagships. Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S20 phones will not feature headphone jacks, but what ...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:51:00 +0100
The Note 9 received five One UI 2.0 beta builds. (Image source: Notebookcheck)

Samsung extends Galaxy Note 9 One UI 2.0 rollout

The One UI 2.0 rollout for the Note 9 is well underway, with the Android 10 update slowly making its way around the world. The update is likely the last that the Note 9 will receive besides security patch updates.
Alex Alderson, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 13:30:00 +0100
An accurate render of the forthcoming Galaxy S20. (Source: @OnLeaks x CashKaro)

Samsung Galaxy S20 will come with a gimped 120 Hz display says leaker

The ‘will it or won’t it?’ saga of the Galaxy S20 display capabilities has taken a new twist. Samsung leakster Ice Universe has now confirmed that the Galaxy S20 line up will have a 120 Hz-capable display, but it won’t be enabled ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:09:00 +0100
Renders of the Samsung Galaxy S20. (Source: XEETECHCARE)

Details and features of the Samsung Galaxy S20 line's cameras revealed in full

The Samsung Galaxy S20 phones are set to offer groundbreaking camera performance, and a new set of leaks has given us our clearest look yet at the camera hardware and software features of the devices, backed by hands-on images and...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 08:33:00 +0100
Expect at least five Galaxy S20 variants thanks to Samsung's decision to split the range with either 4G or 5G modems. (Source: @BenGeskin)

Samsung's Galaxy S20 to come in 4G as standard, 5G optional except for the S20 Ultra

Samsung will not be fitting 5G radios as standard to its forthcoming Galaxy S20 range of devices. The move follows Qualcomm’s decision not to integrate a 5G modem into the design of its Snapdragon 865 chip. The only device in the ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:32:00 +0100
Renders based on Galaxy S11/S20 leaks. (Source: @BenGeskin)

Galaxy S20 could ship with 120 Hz display deactivated, Ultra is no 'Ultra' says leaker

Tipster Ice Universe, in a series of now deleted tweets, has suggested that Samsung could drop the 120 Hz display functionality that he only this week tipped was coming to the new Galaxy S20 range. In another since deleted tweet, ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:34:00 +0100
Renders of the Galaxy S20 range based on leaked information. (Source: @BenGeskin)

Samsung insider confirms 120 Hz displays for all three Galaxy S20 models

Samsung insider Ice Universe has started to drip feed specifications of the Galaxy S20 series of smartphones set to debut on February 11. A key feature just confirmed is that all of the three flagship models will feature Super AMO...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:12:00 +0100
A still captured from the leaked Galaxy Unpacked teaser video. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's Galaxy S20, clamshell foldable get February 11 launch date

The Galaxy S20 (formerly known as the Galaxy S11) is set to debut on February 11 according to an official-looking Samsung Galaxy Unpacked teaser video found on the net by XDA’s Max Weinbach. The same clip also implies that there w...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sat, 04 Jan 2020 13:00:00 +0100
The Galaxy Note 10 Lite is real. (All images via Samsung)

Samsung officially unveils Galaxy Note 10 Lite and Galaxy S10 Lite

Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note 10 Lite smartphones today. Both phones have similar FHD+ screens and run flagship-level SoCs. Both phones also sport triple-camera arrays, though the shooter setup d...
Sam Medley, Fri, 03 Jan 2020 16:46:00 +0100
Samsung is bullish about its prospects in a rapidly expanding 2020 5G market. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung expects 2020 to be a breakout year for 5G smartphones

Samsung is bullish about the 5G smartphone market in 2020 quoting figures from Counterpoint Research to support its view. According to forecasts the market for 5G smartphones is expected to undergo substantial growth and will acco...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 03 Jan 2020 13:13:00 +0100
The Galaxy Tab S6 is officially getting a 5G variant in Q1 2020. (Source: Samsung)

The first 5G tablet to hit market is coming from Samsung in Q1 2020

We knew Samsung was working on a 5G variant of its current flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S6 but we didn’t know when it was coming. Samsung has now cleared things up at least a little by announcing it will hit the market in Q1 20...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 03 Jan 2020 12:40:00 +0100
The iPhone 11 was the top selling smartphone in the US last year. (Source: Apple)

Survey puts Apple and Samsung with 9 out 10 smartphone sales in the US

Chinese smartphone makers have had huge success globally, but one market they are yet to crack is the US. According to a new survey by Wave7Research, the US market is dominated by just two brands with Apple and Samsung swallowing ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 03 Jan 2020 11:15:00 +0100
A stable Note 9 Android 10 release may arrive soon

Galaxy Note 9 gets new One UI 2.0 beta update

Samsung recently rolled out the fifth One UI 2.0 beta update for Galaxy Note 9 users in South Korea. The update fixes just two bugs, suggesting a stable version might be around the corner.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Sun, 29 Dec 2019 18:55:00 +0100
What is Neon? Your guess is as good as ours. (Image via neon.life)

So long Bixby, hello Neon: Samsung's latest A.I. project teased for CES 2020

Samsung is generating quite a buzz with a mysterious new project. Dubbed Neon, the unknown product is focused around A.I., asking us if we've "ever met an 'ARTIFICIAL.'" While there is little information outside of some press mate...
Sam Medley, Fri, 27 Dec 2019 04:03:00 +0100
The Galaxy Fold is finally starting to receive Samsung DeX functionality. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Samsung finally adds DeX support to Galaxy Fold with November security patch

Samsung has given Galaxy Fold users a small Christmas present with its second significant update for the device since it went on sale a couple of months ago. It raised the security patch level to November while also adding Samsung...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Wed, 25 Dec 2019 10:37:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy S10+. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

The US unlocked Galaxy S10 line is now receiving the Android 10 update

A week after the carrier models received the stable One UI 2.0 update, unlocked models of the Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ in the US are now also getting the One UI 2.0 OTA.
Ricci Rox, Tue, 24 Dec 2019 10:29:00 +0100
The Galaxy Note 10 Lite's possible color options. (Source: WinFuture)

The Galaxy Note 10 Lite may come with an even bigger battery than the Note 10+

The Galaxy Note 10 Lite is an upcoming device that might put the premium in premium mid-range for Samsung. Its latest leak asserts that it will come with a 4500mAh battery, which would exceed that of the flagship Note 10+ in terms...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 23 Dec 2019 18:40:00 +0100
The Galaxy Note 10 Lite: A half-way house between the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S11 series? (Image source: Pocket Lint)

The Galaxy Note 10 Lite could be Samsung's new midrange colossus, as official photos appear online

Roland Quandt of WinFuture has all but confirmed the existence of the Galaxy Note 10 Lite, having published a slew of marketing pictures of the device. They confirm that Samsung has taken inspiration from the Galaxy S10e in design...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:46:00 +0100
The iPhone 11 Pro lost to the OnePlus 7T Pro in the very first round after messing up the white balance in its shot. (Source: Gadgets Now)

MKBHD's 2019 blind smartphone camera test throws up a few surprises

Last year, popular YouTube tech channel Marques Brownlee hosted a blind smartphone camera test that had some shocking results—with the US$300 Pocophone F1 finishing in second place. This year's version is just as interesting, as i...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 17 Dec 2019 21:05:00 +0100
Ice Universe has given us a little sneak peak of the Galaxy S11+ camera array. (Source: @universeice)

Leakster Ice Universe offers sneak peak at the Galaxy S11 camera array

Noted Samsung insider Ice Universe is back at it again leaking a sneak peak at what he expects the rear camera array on the Galaxy S11 and S11+ to look like. However, the leakster isn’t yet sure how the expected flash and ToF sens...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Mon, 16 Dec 2019 06:14:00 +0100
AT&T has launched its 5G service. (Source: AT&T)

AT&T rolls out 5G (for real) to its first 10 US cities

AT&T has announced that its 5G service is now live in 10 different American cities, Los Angeles and New York included. In fact, it claims to have 2 (authentic) flavors of this connectivity: 5G and 5G+, which are based on low-band ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 15 Dec 2019 20:26:00 +0100
The Galaxy Fold. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Looks like Samsung didn't sell a million Galaxy Fold units like reports claimed

Samsung Electronics' President Young Sohn, a few days ago, announced that the company had sold a million units of its US$2000 Galaxy Fold. Apparently, the Samsung executive was wrong. The company did not, in fact, sell a million u...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 15 Dec 2019 19:02:00 +0100
The Galaxy Note 10/10+. (Source: Three.ie)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ see a stable Android 10 update roll-out (sort of)

The Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ have started to exhibit updates to One UI 2.0 based on Android 10. This may be good news for owners of these premium phablets, particularly as this upgrade had reportedly been scheduled for 2020. On the ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 15 Dec 2019 16:28:00 +0100
The Galaxy Fold is a hit with 1 million devices sold. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Galaxy Fold a success with 1 million devices sold at US$2,000 a piece

Samsung has revealed that it has sold 1 million units of the Galaxy Fold. The result should help to silence critics of the device who have questioned its resilience, usefulness and value for money.
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:05:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite is currently thought to look like this. (Source: NashvilleChatter)

The Samsung Galaxy S10 and Note 10 Lite variants are now Bluetooth-certified devices

The SM-G770 and SM-N770F have reportedly been certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). This leak appears to confirm that these 2 model numbers do in fact refer to the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite respec...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:39:00 +0100
Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 10 ditched the headphone jack. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite renders reveal welcome presence of the headphone jack

New renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite have revealed that the smartphone apparently sports a headphone jack. It also appears to have a central punch-hole front-facing camera and a square housing for the rear-facing camera ...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:54:00 +0100
T-Mobile now lists the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G on its network. (Source: T-Mobile)

The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G ships with the Snapdragon X55 modem and Android 10

T-Mobile has unveiled its branded version of the highest-end Galaxy Note 10+. This device has Qualcomm's 2nd-gen 5G modem, which makes it compatible with the US carrier's new sub-6GHz network. It is also Samsung's first phone to s...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:25:00 +0100
The Galaxy A91 may look like this. (Source: OnLeaks/91Mobiles)

The latest Samsung Galaxy A91 renders hint at a whole mess of cameras and central punch-hole

The Samsung Galaxy A91 is thought to be one of this OEM's new phones in 2020. OnLeaks has released new renders for this device, showing that it may look somewhat like the Note 10 of this year. This design is also thought to apply ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 03 Dec 2019 21:53:00 +0100
A teaser shot for the 2020 Galaxy As. (Source: YouTube)

Samsung will launch the 2020 Galaxy A series soon

Samsung Vietnam has released a new trailer for the upcoming Galaxy A series. It is pretty apparent that, with their central punch-hole displays, they will improve on their predecessors in one respect at least. They will launch in ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 02 Dec 2019 22:32:00 +0100
The Mi Note 10 features ridiculously good camera hardware. (Source: Mi)

DxOMark picks its best smartphone cameras of 2019 sorted by categories, and the Mi Note 10 Pro dominates

DxOMark has shared its thoughts on what it considers to be the best smartphone cameras of 2019, grouped into specific sub-categories. There are a few iffy choices, but one major takeaway from the list is just how impressive the Xi...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 02 Dec 2019 10:19:00 +0100
No Android 10 love for the Galaxy Note 8 or S8. (Image source: Android Authority)

Samsung snubs the Galaxy Fold, while dropping the Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8

The Galaxy S10 series may have already started receiving Android 10 in some regions, but Galaxy Fold owners are not so fortunate. One UI 2.0 roadmaps state that the device still has another four months to wait before it sees an OS...
Alex Alderson, Sun, 01 Dec 2019 15:20:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy Buds. (Source: CNET)

Deal | You can snag the Samsung Galaxy Buds with wireless charging case right now for just US$99

Samsung released the Galaxy Buds earlier in the year. The AirPods competitor have an MSRP of US$129.99 but can be had for quite a bit cheaper right now. For US$99.99, to be exact—US$30 or 23% off.
Ricci Rox, Sun, 01 Dec 2019 11:04:00 +0100
A new leak hints at a Galaxy Note 10 variant with Note 9 internals. (Source: The Express)

A phone that may be the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite shows up on Geekbench

The Samsung SM-N770F has shown up on the Geekbench 5 database. This phone is thought to become the latest addition to the Galaxy Note 10 family. Its new leak shows that it is a 6GB device with the Exynos 9810 SoC.
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 28 Nov 2019 20:20:00 +0100
Samsung has launched its new PC game streaming service in beta starting with the Galaxy Note 10. (Source: Samsung)

Stream PC games to your Galaxy smartphone with the new PlayGalaxy Link beta from Samsung

Samsung has decided it wants in on the PC game streaming action. The company has just launched its own solution for streaming PC games to its Galaxy smartphones called PlayGalaxy Link that works over both Wi-Fi and Cellular networ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:31:00 +0100
A render of what a Samsung Galaxy Tab Fold would look like. (Source: Letsgodigital)

Are you ready for the Samsung Galaxy Tab Fold?

Having invested hundreds of millions of dollars in its foldable Infinity Flex Super AMOLED display technology, it makes sense that Samsung is keen to deploy it in the marketplace where it feels it can gain some traction. Enter a p...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Wed, 27 Nov 2019 12:03:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy S10 phones will receive the update in January. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

Update Party: Official Samsung Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update roadmap surfaces

Samsung has sent out a ton of One UI 2.0 beta updates to the Galaxy S10 phones, so it makes sense that the phone will be the first to get the stable Android 10 update. The complete, official update roadmap for Samsung's Android 10...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:17:00 +0100
The Huawei Mate 20 X. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

DxOMark | The Huawei Mate 20 X has better audio than the iPhone 11 Pro Max

If you were asked what smartphone delivers the best audio experience, you'd probably go with the iPhone 11 Pro Max, Samsung Galaxy Note 10+, or, perhaps, the LG V50. Well, DxOMark has other ideas, and consider the Huawei Mate 20 X...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 24 Nov 2019 08:20:00 +0100
A Samsung Galaxy S11e might look like this. (Source: OnLeaks/PriceBaba)

New Samsung Galaxy S11e renders show central punch-hole and triple rear camera

OnLeaks has produced renders of what will probably be the cheapest variant of the Galaxy S11 series should it be released. They suggest that this S10e successor will have a Galaxy Note 10-esque screen, as well as a main triple-cam...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 23 Nov 2019 21:41:00 +0100
Camera comparison: Huawei Mate 30 Pro vs. OnePlus 7T Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs. OnePlus 7T

OnePlus 7T smartphone camera comparison: The camera champion is, once again, not Huawei

Can OnePlus enter the camera hall of fame? We compare the cameras of the OnePlus 7T Pro and the OnePlus 7T against those of the current high-end Android smartphones such as the Huawei Mate 30 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. How big are the differences between the smartphone cameras, and which smartphone has the edge at the end of the day? We put the latest flagship smartphones from OnePlus, Samsung and Huawei under the loupe.
Marcus Herbrich, Sat, 23 Nov 2019 16:37:00 +0100
The "Galaxy S10 Lite" may look a lot like this. (Source: GSMArena)

The so-called Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite gets certified by the FCC

A new Samsung device with the model number SM-G770F has been approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This identifier has been linked to the "Galaxy S10 Lite" since the first rumor about this putative phone ever st...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:57:00 +0100
This new leak was found in the latest Galaxy Note 9 beta. (Source: Three)

It looks like Samsung has a 120Hz display in the works

A One UI 2.0 beta may have just spoiled Samsung's big next-gen display spec reveal. The leaker Ice Universe has reported that a user has found references to a 120 hertz (Hz) display setting in this version of the OS. This feature,...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:51:00 +0100
A future Samsung flagship could have a 20:9 aspect ratio. (Source: TalkAndroid)

Galaxy S11: latest rumor points to 8K recording and 20:9 aspect ratio

The Samsung Camera app's latest update reportedly contains references to what next-generation premium phones from this OEM may be capable of. Its APK allegedly contains strings indicating the potential for 8K recording and a 20:9 ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 17 Nov 2019 18:34:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy A51's new renders. (Source: OnLeaks/PriceBaba)

New Samsung Galaxy A51 renders hint at a punch-hole display, quad cameras and a 3.5mm jack

The Galaxy A51 will probably be one of Samsung's new phones for 2020. It has attracted its first 360-degree set of renders (from OnLeaks), which incorporate rumors and theories about the phone such as that it will have quad rear c...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:56:00 +0100
The Galaxy A70s. (Source: NDTV)

The Samsung Galaxy A70s' latest update makes it compatible with Link to Windows

Samsung is now rolling a new software update out to the Galaxy A70s. The OTA package adds the ability to use Link to Windows, as well as USB type C headphones. It also contains general stability upgrades and the October 2019 secur...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:11:00 +0100
Samsung Galaxy S10 is more like the Note 10 than ever thanks to latest software update

Samsung Galaxy S10 is more like the Note 10 than ever thanks to latest software update

Samsung is bringing a few Galaxy Note 10-exclusive features to the Galaxy S10 line. The update improves system-wide and picture-specific search and an Auto Hotspot feature that can automate connecting a device with a Samsung accou...
Sam Medley, Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:25:00 +0100

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