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A 5G-capable Galaxy Note 10 has been confirmed by Verizon CEO Hans Vestburg. (Source: Phonearena)

A 5G-capable Galaxy Note 10 has been confirmed to no one's surprise

As rumored, and completely expected, Samsung will launch a 5G variant of the Galaxy Note 10. Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg spilled the beans on the yet to be officially unveiled device during the company’s fiscal Q1 2019 earnings call...
Samsung has expanded the number of devices that can support its Linux on DeX beta. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung updates Linux on DeX with additional device support

Samsung has expanded the list of devices supporting its Linux on DeX project. Originally supported only on Galaxy Note 9 and Tab S4 devices, it is now supported on the Galaxy S9, S9+ and the Galaxy S10 range along with the Tab S5e...
The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold has been officially postponed. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung postpones the launch of the Galaxy Fold

Samsung has announced that it is delaying the launch of the Galaxy Fold. The decision was made following issues experienced with the display by reviewers through a combination of mishandling and potential engineering concerns.
Samsung has postponed the launch of the Galaxy Fold in China. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung has postponed the launch of the Galaxy Fold in China

Samsung is reported to have postponed the launch of the Galaxy Fold in China. The Chinese launch was to take place at two separate venues, one in Hong Kong and the other in mainland Shanghai. Although no official reason for the de...
The concept Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablet's selfie-camera hole sticks out like a sore thumb. (Source: Concept Creator)

Infinity-O no: Divine concept video for Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is too hole-y

A finely crafted concept video of a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablet has been posted on YouTube. The creator of the video has specifically stated that it is not based on leaks, which helps explain some differences between the device...
The iPhone XR was the most successful Apple phone for another month. (Source: iShop)

The iPhone XR was Apple's top seller in the US for February 2019

A new report from Counterpoint Research has found that, of all Apple smartphones, the iPhone XR did the best in the US market in the month of February 2019. Of those who bought this device, 20% of those already using iOS upgraded ...
The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

The highly anticipated camera update for the Samsung Galaxy S10 range doesn't do anything special

A few days ago, there were reports that the Galaxy S10 phones would receive a camera update that would improve their night modes. The update was sent out yesterday and it's turned out that it doesn't actually do much.
The new Galaxy A70. (Source: Samsung)

Masterstroke! Samsung's Galaxy A-series rebrand is already paying off

A while ago, Samsung announced that its A series would be replacing the old Galaxy M line in the company's pecking order. That move appears to be paying off in style, as the new devices are selling very well.
Samsung releases statement on Galaxy Fold display issues

Samsung releases statement on Galaxy Fold display issues

Samsung has issued a statement in response to Galaxy Fold review unit display failures. The Galaxy Fold is the first product from the company to ship with a foldable Super AMOLED Infinity display and is considered a halo product.
Things are looking bad for Samsung PR right now. (Image source: Mark Gurman)

There have already been multiple reports of screens failing with Samsung Galaxy Fold review units

Oh dear, the Samsung Galaxy Fold has got off to a rough start. There have already been multiple reports from prominent tech personalities of their Samsung Galaxy Fold review units breaking after a day's use. Bleak times indeed for...
LG has postponed the launch of the V50 in South Korea. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

LG V50 Korean launch has been delayed

The V50 is LG's first 5G-enabled device, and was scheduled for release during an event on April 19, 2019. However, the OEM has issued a statement saying that this launch is now postponed. No reasons were given for this, although i...
The Samsung Galaxy Buds. (Source: TechRadar)

Samsung Galaxy Buds: latest update adds voice-control via Bixby, other new features

Samsung designed the Galaxy Buds as a wireless audio companion for devices such as the Galaxy S10s. However, they have recently improved in this capacity through a new software update. It allows the user to operate them using Bixb...
The Samsung Galaxy Fold will be officially released in the US on April 26. (Source: BGR)

Video of Samsung Galaxy Fold shows it posting incredible results in AndroBench 5 thanks to its UFS 3.0 storage

A short video clip of a Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone running AndroBench 5 ends with the device achieving some very impressive results. The sequential read rate was measured at 1478.85 MB/s, and a 4 kB random read performance mea...
Samsung has finalized its 5nm chipset design. (Source: HD Tecnología)

The first Samsung 5nm SoC is ready for sampling

Samsung has announced that it is finally in a position to send samples of its new, ground-breaking 5nm processor technology to its customers. The OEM claims that this new architecture brings 25% improvements in logic-area efficien...
The Galaxy S10 5G brings the same number of rear cameras to the table as the P30 Pro. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

DxOMark | The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now the joint best camera smartphone in the world

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G with its menacing quad-rear camera setup has been deemed by DxOMark to be the joint best camera smartphone in the world, alongside the Huawei P30 Pro. In fact, the S10 5G is top dog in both the video and ...
Concept render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablet. (Source: ConceptCreator)

Rumor states there will be a Pro version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

A recent tweet from tipster Ice universe has arguably explained what Samsung could be planning in terms of naming the phablets that are part of its upcoming Galaxy Note 10 lineup. The four models, which are differentiated by two s...
The Samsung Galaxy S10 range is inline for a major camera update. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Galaxy S10 range set for major camera update with new night mode

The arrival of the Huawei P30 Pro with its stunning night mode hasn’t gone unnoticed by Samsung. According to Samsung insider Ice Universe, the Korean giant is targeting late April or May for a major camera update that will bring ...
The bigger Note 10 is expected to feature camera hardware similar to the S10 5G's. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

New leak reveals more on the four Samsung Galaxy Note 10 models

For the first time ever, we're set to get four new Samsung Galaxy Note devices. The Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come in four flavors, with one of the three said to be a cheap, smaller model, not entirely unlike the newly release...
The 3 basic flavors of Galaxy S10. (Source: SlashGear)

The Samsung Galaxy S10 line did better in its 1st week of US sales compared to the Galaxy S9/S9+ by 16%

Samsung sold 16% more units of its early 2019 flagships compared to those of their predecessors in the first week of sales in the United States. These are the results of a new report conducted by Counterpoint Research. This group ...
Samsung has issued a patch for the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor for the Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 5G. (Screenshot: Notebookcheck)

Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor patch for Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 5G boosts unlock accuracy, speed

Samsung has issued a patch that is rolling out to all Galaxy S10 owners globally. The “Biometrics Security Patch” has resulted in users reporting faster and more accurate fingerprint recognition.
Galaxy S10 5G models may have a critical issue with their expensive new functions. (Source: Digital Trends)

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G users complain that their phones drop signal while switching to 4G

According to a new report in the Korean media, those who have bought Samsung's 5G edition of the Galaxy S10 face a significant new issue with these devices. It seems that these phones fail to connect to 4G when the new radio bands...
The Samsung Galaxy S7. (Source: AndroidPIT)

Against all odds, the Samsung Galaxy S7 could be set to receive the Android Pie-based One UI update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 was released over three years ago, and has received its two promised major OS updates—Nougat and Oreo. According to new information, however, the device could be set for one last hurrah, with Samsung apparent...
The OnePlus 6T is popular with former Samsung Galaxy owners according to a new report. (Source: OnePlus)

Most Pixel 3 or OnePlus 6T switchers previously owned a Galaxy

A new study from Counterpoint Research has shed a little light on Samsung’s smartphone sales woes. Although still the number one smartphone maker in the world, its profits have taken a big hit with lower sales of its premium devic...
The Galaxy Tab S5e goes on sale in the US on April 26 from US$399. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Tab S5e, Tab A 10.1 (2019) land in the US April 26

First unveiled all the way back in mid-February, Samsung has finally put the Galaxy Tab S5e up for pre-order in the US. Also up for pre-order is the new Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019) model with both devices set to ship on April 26
The Samsung Galaxy A70. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy A70 is now official: Triple rear cameras, 4500 mAh battery, 32 MP selfie shooter

Samsung has launched yet another Galaxy A device at an event today. The Galaxy A70 features a big 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, three rear cameras, a powerful SoC, and a 4500 mAh battery with Samsung's new 25 W charging tech...
The first purported live photo of the Samsung Galaxy A90. (Source: Indiashopps)

Galaxy A90 leaks out in live photo ahead of launch

The Samsung Galaxy A90 has leaked out in a live photo for the first ahead of its impending official launch. The photo shows that leaks and renders to date have been pretty accurate, but there are notable differences.
Renders of the purported Galaxy A90. (Source: WaqarKhanHD)

More details of the purported Galaxy A90 surface - Slider mechanism, triple rear cameras

Samsung could be set to unveil its next sub-premium device in the coming months. The Galaxy A90 is expected to feature a sliding mechanism that allows its triple camera setup to also be used for selfies.
The Samsung Galaxy S10+. (Source: Samsung)

You can trade in any working Android or iOS device and get US$200 off your Samsung Galaxy S10 purchase

Samsung's trade-in program for the new S10 flagships has been mostly limited to older Samsung flagships, with total trade-in value topping out at US$550. The company is eager to ship as many units of the S10 phones as possible, th...
Samsung is still the world's largest smartphone manufacturer. (Source: Android Central)

Not even Samsung's Galaxy S10 range can save the company's consolidated operating profit nose-diving by over 60%

Samsung Electronics has issued earnings guidance for the first quarter of 2019, and it shows that the tech giant’s operating profit has decreased dramatically from the first and last quarters of 2018. Issues such as the fall in me...
The Samsung Galaxy A90 offers a novel solution for the selfie camera. (YouTube/Waqar Khan)

“Almost completely correct” sliding and rotating selfie camera shown off in fantastic Samsung Galaxy A90 concept video

A well-crafted concept video of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A90 smartphone has been posted on YouTube, and it shows what is apparently the South Korean manufacturer’s solution for the pesky selfie camera. The camera setup is locat...
Motorola has beaten Samsung to the world's first 5G phone. (Source: GizChina)

Verizon unexpectedly launches its 5G network - making the Samsung Galaxy S10 the world's second 5G phone

Verizon has started generating 5G service, surprising many in the industry as its launch date had been set from about a week from now. On the other hand, it is only available in either Chicago or Minneapolis, and in restricted are...
Samsung Galaxy S10 Smartphone Review

92% Samsung Galaxy S10 Smartphone Review

Dwarf galaxy - Samsung has priced the smaller version of the top-tier S10 models more attractively than the S10+. In addition to its smaller display comes a lower capacity battery, a single front-facing camera along with less internal storage. Likewise, there is no option for a ceramic back as there is with the S10+. Read on to find out how the Galaxy S10 compares against its Plus namesake and how it stands up against other modern flagships.
Update: Additional battery life tests added.
Samsung Exynos 9820 | ARM Mali-G76 MP12 | 6.1" | 157 g
Google Duplex's expanded roll-out may now be in effect. (Source: Google)

Google Duplex is now migrating to phones beside Pixels

Duplex is the strikingly realistic voice-enabled arm of the Google Assistant. It can carry out tasks such as booking tables at restaurants for smartphone users in 43 US states. It had been restricted to doing so on Pixel-line phon...
Samsung Galaxy S10e

91% Samsung Galaxy S10e Smartphone Review

Cheap and cheerful. The smallest new flagship from Samsung should appeal to people for whom spending almost €1,000 (~$1,125) on a smartphone is abhorrent. The S10e has many of the features that its more expensive siblings do, but Samsung has made some compromises to keep the costs down. Read on to find out how the S10e performs in our tests and whether it offers better value for money than the Galaxy S10 or S10+.
Samsung Exynos 9820 | ARM Mali-G76 MP12 | 5.8" | 150 g
The Samsung Galaxy S7. (Source: CNET)

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Note FE have been relegated to a quarterly security patch schedule

The Samsung Galaxy S7 phones were released three years ago, and have now entered their last year of software support. The flagships received two major updates as promised and have now been relegated from the monthly update schedul...
Samsung has been gradually releasing its Android 9 Pie based One UI to devices since December (Image source: Android Central)

The Samsung Galaxy S8 series and Note 8 have started receiving Android 9.0 Pie in the US

There have been multiple reports that AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have started rolling out Android 9.0 Pie to the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8. The OS update, which Samsung calls One UI, is being released along with the March 2...
An up-to-date render for the Galaxy Note 10. (Source: DBSDesigning)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could have a compact variant

Samsung produced a smaller-screen version of its S-line flagships this year. Now, a Korean news outlet claims that its sources have said the OEM will do the same with the Note series. However, this version may be exclusive to the ...
Is the P30 Pro's camera really better than that of the S10+? (Source: Android Authority)

Huawei does not rule DxOMark rankings outright: Samsung

Huawei broke records in terms of DxOMark camera ratings when it released the P30 Pro. The OEM has been touting it as a major point of the phone's appeal ever since. Its rival Samsung has pointed out that this situation is not the ...
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ vs. the Apple iPhone XS Max. (Source: YouTube/PhoneBuff)

Samsung Galaxy S10+ beaten by iPhone XS Max in PhoneBuff's drop test; barely scrapes into top 10 rankings

A new video posted by YouTube channel PhoneBuff has pitted the Samsung Galaxy S10+ against the iPhone XS Max in a series of brutal drop tests. Although the flagship from the South Korean manufacturer is wrapped in Corning’s Gorill...
The 5G Samsung Galaxy S10. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G's price has been set in Korea

The 5G variant of the Samsung Galaxy S10 will be released in South Korea on April 5, 2019. A news outlet in that country has claimed to have uncovered pricing details on this flagship option. It will start at the equivalent of abo...
The Galaxy S10 currently comes with a 15 W charger

Samsung is reportedly already planning to tweak the Galaxy S10

According to prominent leaker Ice universe, the President of Samsung Greater China announced at an event that the company is planning to bring 25 W charging and a new low-light camera mode to the Galaxy S10. The device is supposed...
The Samsung Galaxy S10+. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy S10+ is now Consumer Report's best-rated smartphone

The Galaxy S10+ is at the top end of Samsung's latest flagship smartphone line. Despite the early point in the year, Consumer Reports has named it the best device in its category. This assessment was made based on the S10+'s camer...
The new Targus Mobile ViP+ Backpack. (Source: Targus)

Targus has made a backpack with Qi wireless charging

Targus, a name in the travel and laptop-carrying accessory space, has developed the Mobile ViP+ Backpack. It integrates Qi wireless charging, so that a phone such as the Samsung Galaxy S10+ can have a dedicated pocket within the n...
The Galaxy S10+ is Samsung's most expensive new phone. (Source: Mashable)

Some Samsung Galaxy S10+ users are complaining of poor cell reception

Some owners of the new, super-expensive Galaxy S10+ have taken to Reddit, as well as Samsung's own forums, to point out that their SIM-based functions are poor on certain carriers. A media outlet has tested the phone on this issue...
Samsung's Exynos 9710 could be the first 8nm SoC aimed at the midrange-smartphone market. (Source: TechSpot)

Specifications for Samsung's 8nm Exynos 9710 SoC leaked

The supposed specifications for a Samsung Exynos 9710 SoC have been leaked. According to the new information, the chip will be manufactured on an 8nm process, just like the high-end Exynos 9820 found in the international variants ...
The Huawei P30 series and all its details are finally official. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei P30 and P30 Pro launch in Paris

Huawei has just released its new P30 flagship series in Paris. Its specs line up pretty well with the various leaks that have already been spilled about the 2 phones in question. They are available from today (March 26, 2019) and ...
Our Exynos 9820-equipped Samsung Galaxy S10+ has been experiencing the same issues. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Galaxy S10 models with Samsung's Exynos SoC are suffering battery drain, proximity sensor bugs

Samsung Galaxy S10 customers fitted with the company’s semi-custom Exynos 9820 SoCs are reporting some highly disruptive bugs. The first causes the device to wake up in a pocket or bag while the second is causing the battery to dr...
The Galaxy Fold is up for pre-order in Europe on April 26 and will ship May 3. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Fold up for Europe pre-order April 26, ships May 3

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold has been given a European pre-order go live date of April 26 with availability from May 3. This means the vaunted 2,000 euro device will hit the hands of customers in the US and home market of Korea leaving c...
Smartphone sales have been in steady decline in the US. (Source: YouTube)

The US market has seen 14 consecutive months of falling smartphone sales

The months of December 2017 through to January 2019 have been associated with declining smartphone sale numbers in the United States on a year-on-year basis. Counterpoint, a market analysis firm, cited the lack of deals on flagshi...
The Galaxy Fold and the contents of its original packaging. (Source: Android Central)

The Samsung Galaxy Fold does not have an Exynos variant

Samsung's first flexible device, the Galaxy Fold, is now officially displayed on its website as a saleable product. These pages describe the Fold's SoC as a "7nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor", leading to worries that it may not nece...



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