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The Samsung Galaxy S9+. (Source: Android Central)

Samsung to ditch the iris scanner on the Galaxy S10

With the recent rise of both 3D facial recognition technology and in-display fingerprint sensors, Samsung is set to ditch the iris scanner on the Galaxy S10 in favor of something more mainstream.
Samsung DeX Pad EE-M5100 Docking Station Review

Samsung DeX Pad EE-M5100 Docking Station Review

Optimized. The Samsung DeX Pad is less a successor for the DeX Station and more an alternative product. Our review will show whether the mixture of a smaller port selection and a lower price is a good concept.
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Smartphone Review

Fine-tuning. The big model of Samsung's flagship series not only offers a larger display, it also offers a dual camera and more RAM. This review reveals whether the higher price is justified and how the Galaxy S9+ fares in comparison to its competitors.
Update: software update improves telephony features.
Samsung Exynos 9810 | ARM Mali-G72 MP18 | 6.2" | 189 g
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 Samsung Galaxy S7. (Source: CNET)

The Samsung Galaxy S7 finally receives Android Oreo

Earlier this week, Android Oreo for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge finally made its way to users on AT&T and Verizon. This will be the last major update the devices receive, with support set to end completely in Q1 2019.
The new Galaxy Tab S4 will be getting a 10.5-inch 16:10 screen. (Source: Teltarif)

New Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 model to include iris scanner and thinner bezels

The upcoming Galaxy Tab S4 is supposed to compete with Apple's new iPad Pro model. According to the latest Chinese leaks, the Tab S4 will get a larger 10.5-inch screen with 16:10 ratio and thin bezels, plus an iris scanner and ext...
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 Samsung Galaxy S9 devices were unveiled back in February. (Source: The Inquirer)

The Samsung Galaxy S9 devices were the best-selling smartphones in the world in April

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 devices have been said to be numerical improvements over the S8 devices but you wouldn’t think that if you saw their sales numbers. The flagships finally overtook the iPhone X and iPhone 8 pair to become the be...
Samsung will be using Qualcomm's Snapdragon Sense ID 3D tech integrated in the OLED displays. (Source: Qualcomm)

Samsung Galaxy S10 confirmed to integrate ultrasonic, virtual fingerprint recognition

Samsung is finally acknowledging the arrival of the in-display fingerprint sensors with the launch of next year's premium smartphones. The Korean company has closely been working with Qualcomm to deliver what they call the ultraso...
Samsung's top place is expected to remain under pressure from Chinese brands during 2018. (Source: Digital Trends)

Global smartphone sales rise, Samsung still number one

A report from the research company Gartner has stated that global sales of smartphones in the first quarter of 2018 have risen slightly from figures issued in the same quarter of 2017. Over 383.5 million smartphones were sold in 1...
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...
Apple has four of the top five selling smartphones in the world according to Strategy Analytics. (Source: Apple)

Apple has 4 of the top 5 best selling smartphones in the world, iPhone X no. 1

The latest data from Strategy Analytics, which tracks global smartphone shipments, shows that iPhone X was the best-selling smartphone in Q1, 2018. Rounding out an impressive quarter for Apple, its iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone 7 mo...
Unofficial Samsung Galaxy S10 concept, launch date set in January 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 expected to arrive in January 2019

Insiders familiar with the 10th anniversary Samsung flagship claim that the upcoming — apparently not foldable — Galaxy S10 handset is likely going to launch at the CES 2019 trade show. This popular trade show is scheduled to take...
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus in Lilac Purple. (Source: Samsung)

Ultrabook sized storage: Samsung gives the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus 128 GB and 256 GB storage options in the US

The 128 GB and 256 GB versions of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are now available for pre-order in the United States. These have previously been available in some select markets and are now exclusively available from Samsung's ...
Samsung has sold over 8 million Galaxy S9 smartphones in just the first month (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung has sold over 8 million Galaxy S9 smartphones in just the first month

Prices for the Galaxy S9 series continue to fall to as low as 600 Euros in some regions like Spain. An independent study from a market analytical firm has revealed that Samsung's latest flagship is tracking slower than the Galaxy ...
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...
The Galaxy A8+ (2018) was launched earlier in the year. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung set to release the Galaxy S8 Lite and A8 Star

Rumors of a Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini have been rife of recent but a new source has claimed that the device is, in fact, the S8 Lite—a mid-range device exclusive to the Chinese market. It will be joined by the A8 Star.
The Infinity Display tech considerably reduces the upper and lower bezels. (Source: BGR)

Samsung Galaxy J6 to come with Infinity Displays according to FCC

This year, Samsung is porting the Infinity Display technology from the high-end Galaxy S and Note models to the more mid-rangy A and J series. According to FCC, the latest model to get the 18.5:9 aspect ratio Infinity Display scre...
Could this be a preview of the Samsung Galaxy S 'X'? (Source: Mobielkopen)

Samsung display patent shows notched display could come to Galaxy S

The next Galaxy S flagship phone from Samsung could well incorporate a notched display, if a new patent application is any indication. Also in tow is a second Galaxy Note-like design that is completely bezel-less.
It is possible sales of the Galaxy S9 will see Samsung's smartphone market share in China increase this year. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's smartphone market share in China drops to 0.8%

Samsung may still be the world’s largest smartphone vendor but the South Korean company is struggling to make an impact in the important Chinese market. The smartphone market in China is currently dominated by domestic brands, wit...
Samsung Galaxy S9 Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy S9 Smartphone Review

Galactic evolution. The Galaxy S9 is a great smartphone with powerful specifications and an excellent camera. Samsung unfortunately waives a dual-camera for this smartphone and reduced the RAM, but the price has nevertheless increased. We check if it makes sense to switch.
Samsung Exynos 9810 | ARM Mali-G72 MP18 | 5.8" | 163 g
The Samsung Galaxy S9+. (Source: Android Central)

The Samsung Galaxy S9 running on stock Android gives users the best of both worlds

Project Treble support on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ ensures that both devices are able to run fully-loaded AOSP ROMs without any issues. Stock Android on Samsung hardware, surely life doesn't get much better than that?
The Exynos 9820 is expected to arrive in early 2019. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Exynos 9820 SoC and 5G RF chips already in the works

A Samsung Engineer leaked the fact that he has been working on the next gen Exynos 9820 since January 2018 on his LinkedIn profile. Additionally, the same engineer has been working on a 5G RF chip that is expected to be integrated...
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 OnePlus 6 will feature the infamous iPhone X notch. (Source: GizmoChina)

OnePlus 6 beats Samsung Galaxy S9+ in leaked GeekBench results

The OnePlus 6 prototype that is featured in the GeekBench results is powered by the same Snapdragon 845 SoC that comes with the Galaxy S9+ (US version) and Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S and it also features the same 6 GB of RAM. Apparently, th...
The Samsung Galaxy J series was introduced in 2013 and features mid-range devices. (Source: PhoneArena)

Galaxy J7 Prime 2 appears on Samsung's Indian website

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 smartphone has shown up on the South Korean company’s Indian website. The specifications listed by Samsung for the 5.5-inch device include an octa-core 1.6 GHz CPU from the Exynos 7 Series, 3 GB RAM, ...
Samsung is investigating touch issues with its Galaxy S9 range. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung investigating Galaxy S9/S9+ touchscreen anomalies

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ users are complaining of “dead spots” in their smartphone displays that are failing to respond to touch inputs. With complaints starting to mount on user forums, the Korean tech giant has said that it is acti...
The Galaxy S9+ is the smartphone with the highest production cost released by Samsung to date. (Source: TechInsights)

Samsung is spending US$379.5 to produce a Galaxy S9+

The Galaxy S9+ is Samsung's costliest device to produce to date, but it's still less expensive than the iPhone X. Among the most expensive components integrated in the Galaxy S9 there are the Exynos 9810 SoC, the AMOLED screen and...
Samsung USA is offering big discounts on S9 accessory bundles. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung USA offering steep discounts on S9 bundles

Samsung is pulling out all the stops to encourage people to upgrade to its new Galaxy S9 models. US customers can currently enjoy steep discounts on genuine accessories when purchasing the new models outright.
The Samsung Galaxy S9. (Source: The Inquirer)

Samsung releases kernel sources for the S9 and S9+

Samsung has released kernel sources for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, just weeks after the devices were announced. The combination of kernel sources and Project Treble support should ensure that the devices get excellent communit...
The latest innovations in mobile communication were once again shown off in Barcelona.

The Best Smartphones of MWC 2018

The pick of the crop. The Mobile World Congress is the biggest world fair for mobile technology and communication. This is why many manufacturers choose this event to introduce their latest and greatest smartphones. We picked out the best of the MWC for you.
The Samsung Galaxy S9. (Source: The Inquirer)

The first day of Samsung Galaxy S9 sales in Korea show it lagging behind the S8

A report by a Korean outlet has estimated the S9 day-one pre-order sales numbers to stand at 180,000, down 31% from the S8's 260,000 figure. It's about expected, though, as the S9 doesn't actually offer a substantial upgrade over ...
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 S9 will operate on Android, not Windows 10 Mobile. (Source: Microsoft)

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ available for pre-order through Microsoft's Store

Microsoft is now offering the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ for pre-order through its store. There have been reports that these are "Microsoft Editions" of the smartphones, which will operate on Android OS and will look identical to t...
Our thoughts on MWC 2018: Budget-phone buzz, flagships fall flat

MWC 2018 | Our thoughts on MWC 2018: Budget-phone buzz, flagships fall flat

This year's MWC may have marked a turn in the smartphone market. While the latest flagships were generally iterative improvements on last year's models, the budget and mid-tier segments have begun to explode. The best phones may n...
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Sony XZ2 (Compact): The differences in terms of video specs.

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Sony Xperia XZ2: Overview of the differences in terms of video recording (HDR, 4K, Super SloMo)

Samsung now supports 960 fps Super-SloMo, so it is time to compare all the video modes of the two competitors. Sony, for example, expands Super-SloMo to FullHD and supports 4K HDR recordings, but what about Samsung?
Samsung has a winner in the Galaxy S9's display. (Source: The Daily Dot)

The Samsung Galaxy S9's color accuracy is "Visually Indistinguishable from Perfect"

DisplayMate had a lot of good things to say about the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S9's display. The firm says that the Galaxy S9's OLED display sets new performance records that makes it better than most high-end displays availa...
The new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. (Source: CNET)

The Samsung Galaxy S10 could have a possible name change and feature a 7nm Snapdragon 855 at the helm of affairs

Samsung could be looking for a name change to its flagship Galaxy S series and rumors are rife that the next Samsung flagship might not be referred to as the Galaxy 'S10'. Samsung's mobile head, DJ Koh, did not refute the rumors a...
The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are finally official. (Images: Samsung)

MWC 2018 | Samsung Galaxy S9 debuts with variable-aperture camera, AR Emojis, and more

They're finally here. The latest flagships from Samsung, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, share a lot in common with last year's S8 and S8+ with some incremental improvements. The biggest change lies in the camera, which now features...
A launch video showing some features of the Samsung Galaxy S9 has been leaked. (Source: Slashleaks)

Launch video for Samsung Galaxy S9 leaks, reveals Enterprise Edition for business users

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have been the victim of many leaks over the past few weeks, and this latest leak reveals a launch video for the much-anticipated smartphones. The video confirms previous rumors and shows off the devic...
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...
The price tag leaks came from "mobile reporter" Evan Blass. (Source: Forbes)

Price tags leaked for Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

As Samsung has been shipping over 70 million smartphone units each year for the last two years, it certainly seems likely the South Korean company is not short of loyal fans. But will these loyal fans be willing to shell out on th...
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 will launch a new wireless charging pad alongside the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones. (Source:

Leaked manual reveals a new wireless charger for the Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung has prepared a new wireless charging pad for its upcoming flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.
The Galaxy S9 shown with headphone jack on DeX Pad. (Source: Evan Blass)

Galaxy S9 to keep headphone jack in DeX Pad leak

Samsung's Galaxy S9 has leaked once more courtesy of serial leakster Evan Blass. In addition to getting a good look at the new DeX Pad, the leaked images show the bottom edge of the S9 confirming that it has retained a headphone j...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a premium device with dual camera technology. (Source: CNET)

Samsung bringing dual cameras to entry-level devices

In a press release today, Samsung has announced a software solution for dual camera features which will enable the technology to be introduced into budget and mid-range smartphones. ISOCELL Dual image sensors will offer refocusing...
The S9+ will likely go for US$950. (Source: GSMArena)

The Samsung Galaxy S9 will set you back $850

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is set for a February 25 launch, and word on the grapevine claims it will be launched with an MSRP of $850, $100 more than its predecessor.
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.

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