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The Huawei Mate 20 Pro. (Source: BGR)

DxOMark: The Mate 20 Pro's cameras aren't better than those of the P20 Pro

The Mate 20 Pro was hyped to the high heavens at launch, with rumors claiming it would be by far the highest rated device on DxOMark. The device was benchmarked yesterday, however, and only managed to match the P20 Pro, with the o...
Samsung's upcoming SM-T515 tablet makes an appearance on Geekbench, Exynos 7885 in tow

Samsung's upcoming SM-T515 tablet makes an appearance on Geekbench, Exynos 7885 in tow

Samsung's upcoming SM-T515 tablet showed up on Geekbench earlier today with a score competitive with other mid-range Android devices. The tablet will use Samsung's Exynos 7885 SoC and 2 GB of RAM. The tablet will run Android 9.0 P...
Galaxy Note 9 owners must wait a few more weeks before Samsung rolls out One UI to their devices. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung pushes back its Note 9 Android Pie release to February

Sit tight Note 9 owners, because Samsung has seemingly backtracked on releasing its Android Pie update for the device on January 15. The company's official Turkish website now reports that One UI will be rolled out to the Note 9 o...
Samsung may have confirmed the Galaxy S10 line's launch date. (Source: Samsung)

New report asserts that the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will come with a 5000mAh battery

A new article on the site GalaxyClub claims that the 5G variant of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 line will have the series' largest-ever battery. Much like the rumored Galaxy M20, It will have a capacity of 5000mAh. This possibi...
The Samsung Galaxy Fold could end up being a game-changing device. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Samsung's upcoming foldable smartphone may have a triple camera setup

It has been reported that Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone may have a triple camera setup among its hardware. The source of the rumor believes the South Korean manufacturer will use a similar system as already found on the S...
The two cases line up with a Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung Galaxy S9+, and an Oppo Find X. (Source: YouTube/Ice universe)

Revealing Samsung Galaxy S10+ case video clip offers fresh details about the upcoming flagship

Renowned tipster Ice universe has released a video online that purportedly shows two protective cases for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10+ smartphone. The cases are tested for size on a Galaxy S9+, an Oppo Find X, and a Galaxy Not...
The One UI Beta 4 for the Galaxy Note 9 has been released. (Source: 9to5Google)

New One UI/Android Pie beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 available

The fourth official beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now available, albeit mainly to those users already on beta 3. This new update fixes touchscreen and keyboard bugs left in the preceding version. Therefore, it is not the b...
Samsung will be refreshing the Galaxy product line in 2019. (Source: Gizbot)

New details about Samsung's Galaxy M10 emerge

A filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for the Samsung Galaxy M10 smartphone has thrown up a couple of new details about the device. The M10’s measurements have been specified at a length of 155.7 mm and a width...
The Samsung Galaxy S9 line now has a stable Pie-based ROM, but it's not all good news. (Source: TheNerdMag)

Galaxy S9 series reportedly experiences battery drain on Pie

As a sort of early holiday present, Samsung announced that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ would be updated to Android 9.0 (Pie) from December 24 onwards. However, few regions have actually seen the upgrade for these devices as yet. Some us...
A render of what the Galaxy S10 Lite is expected to look like. (Source: Ice Universe)

Galaxy S10 Lite case render shows flat screen design

Samsung’s first Galaxy Unpacked event for 2019 is only a couple of months away now and the leaks continue to trickle out. The latest is a case maker’s render obtained by serial leakster Ice Universe that shows what it expects the ...
LG's take on surface sound display technology is also out there; now, Samsung may put its own version on the global stage. (Source: LG)

Samsung may bring Sound on Display to CES

Sound on Display is a technology by which the audio associated with a display emanates from the screen itself, thus eliminating the need for inbuilt speakers. LG has demonstrated this innovation in TVs; now, Samsung appears poised...
Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 is finally getting Android 9 Pie. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 set for January 15 update to Android 9 Pie

Samsung is finally set to bring Android 9 Pie to the Galaxy Note 9 from January 15. Currently in closed beta testing, the upgrade will bring Samsung’s vaunted new One UI overlay designed to declutter and streamline the user experi...
A number of newer Samsung Galaxy-line models are in line for an update to Android 9.0. (Source: Daily Express)

Samsung has released its Android Pie update roadmap; Galaxy Note FE is not on there

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus may have got their Christmas gift, in the form of an update to stable Pie with One UI, already. Now, Samsung has released the update schedule for all other models eligible to receive the latest Android up...
The Note 9's predecessor is now rumored to add up to 0.35 inches in screen real estate. (Source: BGR)

New leak alleges that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will have a 6.75 inch screen

The Twitter-based leaker IceUniverse has released a new post that purports to outline the screen sizes of the upcoming Samsung flagships. It applies not only to the impending Galaxy S10 line, but to the Galaxy Note 10 as well. Thi...
The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. (Source: Daily Express)

Opinion | A closer look at the Pixel 3's DxOMark review

Google’s relatively new Pixel 3 finally made the trip over to DxOMark and earned an overall score most would consider to be lacking. Here, we take a closer look at the Pixel 3’s review with a focus on elements that may have contri...
A shot associated with Google Night Sight. (Source: Google)

Samsung Galaxy S10 could come with a feature to rival Google's Night Sight

The Galaxy S10 series may introduce Bright Night, Samsung's take on the super-low-light image-capturing feature. Hints to this effect were found in part of the code from a One UI beta for the Galaxy Note 9. This trend may be well-...
The Samsung Note Edge was praised for its innovative design.

Samsung Galaxy S10 line-up could include Edge variant and feature preinstalled screen protectors

According to a report published online, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 series will feature devices with the names "Galaxy S10 Plus," "Galaxy S10 Lite," and somewhat surprisingly, "Galaxy S10 Edge." The same report lists the flags...
It now appears Samsung has gotten ideas from the success of the blue Note 9. (Source: Samsung)

Latest leak hints at new color for Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite

The next generation of the Samsung Galaxy S line is rumored to come in several variants, which include an SX Lite for the first time. This SKU is also now reported to come in a new color for the rear panel. The color schemes for t...
The next-generation Samsung Notebook 9 (2019) is coming early next year. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's all-new Notebook 9 picks up a yellow S-Pen and Ocean Blue color scheme

Want a Samsung laptop that perfectly matches your Samsung smartphone? Samsung has got you covered with its second-gen Notebook 9 that comes in the same contrasting color scheme as the Galaxy Note 9 that matches a bright yellow col...
It's possible the photos in question could actually be CAD renders. (Source: 嗨-Mr强(Weibo)/SlashGear)

Real-world photos of physical Samsung Galaxy S10+ smartphone may have just leaked online

A couple of images of what could be an actual physical Samsung Galaxy S10 series device have been leaked online. One of the images appeared on the Weibo social network site while another was sent directly to SlashGear. It has been...
Samsung has been using a mysterious-looking prototype to show off 5G technology at the Qualcomm Tech Summit in Hawaii. (Source: Twitter)

Samsung 5G prototype spotted at Qualcomm Tech Summit

The Qualcomm Tech Summit is in full swing in Hawaii. The star of the show so far has been the announcement of the Snapdragon 855 SoC and its support for 5G. However, Samsung has captured the attention of journalists with a strange...
Note 9 users in the Samsung Beta Program can now test One UI. (Source: Android Authority)

One UI beta for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now available in some countries

The official Android 9.0 (Pie) beta ROM for the Galaxy Note 9 is now available. Not only does this software contain the latest OS update, it also replaces Experience with One UI, the revamped interface for Samsung mobile devices. ...
The edited photo on Samsung's website. (Source: DIYPhotography)

Samsung nabbed passing off DSLR shots as camera samples of the Galaxy A8 Star

Months after getting caught using DSLR shots as camera samples for the Galaxy A8, Samsung has been nabbed doing the exact same thing with the Galaxy A8 Star. Companies like Huawei and Xiaomi have also been caught in similar acts o...
The tweet in question.

Official Samsung Twitter account caught sending tweets with...an iPhone

Huawei ambassador Gal Gadot was revealed to have been tweeting with an iPhone a long while ago and if you thought that was bad, you'd be shocked, as an official Samsung account was caught parading the streets of Twitter with an iP...
Hopefully, Samsung will reveal the device's confirmed name soon. (Source: Geeky Gadgets)

Rize and Fold join the list of potential names for Samsung's upcoming foldable smartphone

Two new potential names for Samsung’s foldable flagship device have been spotted: Rize and Fold. The first name was found in trademark applications made with the Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom (UKIPO) and the U...
Some of the newly-leaked images also shows an Ice Blue-like color. (Source: SlashLeaks)

Latest Samsung Galaxy S10 CAD leak shows dual Infinity-O cameras - and a 3.5mm jack

OnLeaks and 91Mobile have compiled a new image and video series purported to show CAD renders for the Galaxy S10. It shows a virtually bezel-less phone that, in fairness, closely resembles the Note 9. However, the Note does not ha...
A close-up of the possible Galaxy S10 clone. (Source: Twitter)

'Fake' Samsung Galaxy S10 spotted in the wild

The well-regarded leaker IceUniverse has posted an image showing a phone with Samsung flagship-like design hallmarks. The tipster asserts that it is a Galaxy S10 clone. If so, it suggests that the makers of fake phones think that ...
The OnePlus 6T Mirror Black is exclusive to T-Mobile in the US. (Source: GadgetsNow)

The OnePlus 6T is free on T-Mobile for Cyber Monday! - sort of...

The US carrier T-Mobile is offering US$580 in bill credits when a OnePlus 6T is bought on a monthly plan today (November 26, 2018). However, this deal requires an eligible device to trade in and for the customer to add a new line ...
Get the Galaxy Note 9 at a US$200 discount this Cyber Monday.

Deal | Get US$200 off on all Samsung Galaxy flagships this Cyber Monday

Samsung is offering US$200 discount on all unlocked 2018 Galaxy flagship devices including the Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, and Note 9 across all memory and storage variants. These discounts are instant without any bill credits and are ava...
The Mate 20 Pro arrives on the JRE channel. (Source: YouTube)

Huawei Mate 20 Pro found to have durability issues

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is one of the most expensive phones of the year; however, it offers standout features for all of that money. The YouTuber JerryRigEverything's durability test demonstrated that potential and actual customers...
The Samsung Galaxy Flex could cost around US$2,500 for the top-end variant. (Source: TechShout)

Samsung's foldable Galaxy Flex smartphone just got pricier

A report from Gizmodo UK has some bad news for those who were hoping for a price tag under US$2,000 for Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone. According to a verified source, the device, which may end up being known as the Galaxy...
The white Galaxy Note 9. (Source: GizChina)

Samsung to release Pure White SKU for the Galaxy Note 9, but only in Taiwan

Samsung has confirmed that there is a white variant of the Galaxy Note 9. However, it is only going to be available to the Taiwanese market. This new version of the S Pen-toting flagship is reported to go on sale from November 23.
The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. (Source: CNET)

New Korean beta ROM for Samsung Galaxy S9 series contains One UI

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus have been reported not to be in line for official upgrades to Pie until January. In the meantime, some users do have access to a version of the OS, in exchange for some beta-testing. In Korea, the...
The Exynos 9820. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung unveils its new Exynos 9820 with 8nm LPP process and Cortex-A75 cores

Samsung has unveiled its new premium SoC, the Exynos 9820. The chipset will be used on devices like the much-awaited Galaxy S10 and Note 10. It is built on Samsung's 8nm node and features the new Mali-G76 GPU found on the Kirin 98...
Adoptable Storage may be making a return to Samsung Android devices. (Source: openattitude.com)

Android's Adoptable Storage feature may be coming back to Samsung devices

Adoptable Storage is a feature introduced with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It allows a phone to effectively turn a microSD card into its own internal storage. Some brands still allow Adoptable Storage in their stock ROMs, but Samsu...
The Samsung Galaxy S9+. (Source: Android Central)

The Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 will not receive Android Pie this year

Samsung's Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 may be some of the highest profile devices of 2018 but the company will not be sending the Android Pie update to users of those devices until next year.
The Infinity Flex Display revealed. (Source: Dezeen)

Samsung to release annual foldable line-up

It appears Samsung already has grand plans for the future of the Galaxy F foldable flagship. A report from the South Korean Yonhap News Agency has stated that the tech giant intends to keep releasing new foldable phones each year ...
2-in-1 devices were not included in the data. (Source: Phys.org)

Global tablet sales to fall; Huawei to make gains

A report from TrendForce has been published that forecasts the state of the tablet industry in 2019. Apple is expected to remain the leader in terms of market share, followed by Samsung, Huawei, Amazon, and Lenovo. However, it is ...
Image via Linux on DeX

Samsung's Linux on DeX will let you run desktop Linux on your Android phone

Remember Samsung's DeX? While that program has so far been a failure, it had led to Linux on DeX, an exciting new feature for select Samsung Galaxy devices. Linux on DeX will allow users to load a full desktop Linux environment wi...
The notched Infinity Displays exhibited by Samsung during the SDC. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung may be working on notched displays after all

This year's Samsung Developer's Conference (SDC) has been interesting already. This is mainly due to the Infinity Flex Display that had finally been confirmed during the event's first day. However, other SDC presenters made announ...
Samsung's One UI will apparently not make it to the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 devices. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's One UI will not make it to the Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, and Note 8

Samsung's new One UI based on Android 9 Pie will be released sometime next year but apparently, that includes only the latest Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note 9 devices. According to a Samsung representative at the ongoing SDC 2018, the G...
Samsung's next smartphone interface is called One UI. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung shows off its new One UI interface

Samsung has used its Developer Conference 2018 to introduce its next generation custom Android 9 Pie-based user interface design. Dubbed One UI, the new interface has been designed to simplify the user experience by reducing clutt...
Apple enjoyed limited shipment growth of just 0.5%. (Source: Stuff)

Smartphone shipments down as Huawei aims for Samsung's crown

Global smartphone shipments for the third quarter have fallen by 6% over the last 12 months, according to data from IDC. The shipment volume for 3Q 2018 stood at 355.2 million units, compared to 377.8 million smartphones shipped i...
All charts via Geekbench. See below for the top Android and iOS benchmarks, as of 10/28/2018

The iPhone XR is 25% faster than the fastest Android phones in Geekbench 4

The iPhone XR scored about 25% better than Android's best in Geekbench 4's multi-core benchmark. While this is impressive on paper (considering that the $750 iPhone XR is cheaper than most Android flagships), there is much more to...
Samsung Headquarters. (Source Social Barrel)

Samsung hit with massive fine for slowing down devices with updates

Samsung was nabbed slowing down devices with its software updates and has been hit with a $5.7m fine in Italy. This comes after Apple was caught doing the same thing earlier in the year, although the American company did have plau...
The Samsung Galaxy A8s might make an appearance in early 2019. (Source: SamMobile)

Samsung teases the Galaxy A8s; "hole" rumored to replace notch

Samsung has teased a device called the Galaxy A8s at a recent launch event held in China for the Galaxy A9s and A6s. An image of the unexpected third smartphone was displayed at the event, which seemed to show a handset with a com...
Graphene could be the power-storage medium of the future. (Source: azonano.com)

Samsung rumored to have completed graphene battery development, may bring it to Galaxy Note 10

Samsung may have completed work on the graphene battery with which it have been linked over the last few years. This next-gen power-storage technology may improve significantly on its lithium-ion counterpart in some respects. A we...
A recent render of the Galaxy S10. (Source: TheNerdMag)

New Samsung patent may bring optical in-display fingerprint scanner to Galaxy S10 after all

A freshly-submitted patent for Samsung may shed new light on how the company plans to handle fingerprint authentication in 2019. The good news is: It is in the display. The bad news is that it may not be the more state-of-the-art ...
The two color SKUs of the Huawei Mate 20 X. (Source: Huawei)

The Mate 20 X: Huawei's own 'one more thing' is a massive game-focused phone

The Huawei Mate 20 X is another variant of the Chinese OEM's late-2018 flagship device. Like the Mate 20 and 20 Pro, it runs the Kirin 980 chipset and rocks the Leica-branded triple camera. However, it pushes even the definition o...
The audio jack will soon lose its last supporters. (Source: Android Central)

Samsung may ditch the 3.5 mm audio jack on the Note 10 and Galaxy S11 models

A strong supporter for the 3.5 mm audio jack in the past, Samsung may soon be forced to get with the times and move on to wireless headphones. A recent report informs that at least the flagship smartphone models launching from fal...

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