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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...
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.
Samsung Exynos 9810 | ARM Mali-G72 MP18 | 6.2" | 189 g
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.
Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus renders. (Source: @evleaks)

The Galaxy S9/S9 Plus could feature 'Intelligent Scan' biometric authentication and depth-sensing stickers

An APK teardown of the Settings APK in Note 8 Oreo builds reveals a new biometric authentication called 'Intelligent Scan' that could probably feature in the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. The APK teardown further reveals that th...
Exynos 7872. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's new Exynos 7872 brings class to the budget segment

The Exynos 7872 was released a few days ago, and we’re impressed, especially by its performance.
All the sensors, the camera and the upper speaker are integrated in the display. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung files patent for in-display camera and fingerprint scanner

The patent may be implemented in the successor of the Galaxy S9 at the soonest, but then again, as with many patents, it could only be just a cool concept that may never be featured in Samsung's devices.
The S8 was one of 2017's best flagships. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

The Samsung Galaxy S9 will ship with a 3000mAh battery, go on sale on March 16

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will keep the same battery capacities as their predecessors, with the smaller sibling to house a 3000mAh battery, and the plus-sized variant to opt for a 3500mAh one.
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...
Samsung Galaxy S9 unofficial render (Source: DBS DESIGNING TEAM)

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ all set to hit production

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are all set to enter into production this January for an official unveiling during MWC in February followed by public availability in March.
The S8's fingerprint reader's placement was divisive. (Source: Atodomomento)

Images of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ revealed, S9 to feature just one rear camera

Rendered images of the Samsung Galaxy S9 have surfaced, showing the S9 with a single rear camera, the S9+ with a dual rear camera setup, and both with a new fingerprint sensor placement.
The Samsung Galaxy S8. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

Samsung Galaxy S9 to be unveiled at MWC in February

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is expected to be announced on February 27, at the Mobile World Congress that will hold in Barcelona. This is plausible, of course, as previous Galaxy S devices have usually been launched within a three-week ...
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.
Samsung Headquarters. (Source: Social Barrel)

Samsung has no place in the Chinese smartphone market, data shows

A report by Kanta World Panel has shown the state of the Chinese smartphone market, with figures indicating Huawei's lead, Apple's growth, and Samsung's almost palpable irrelevance.
The primary use of the palm ID system would be an intuitive way to retrieve a forgotten password. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung could include palm ID system in future Galaxy phones

A recent Samsung patent describes how the palm scanner could help users remember forgotten passwords. The image of the user's palm features embedded incomplete characters that would appear random to other people, but could juggle ...
Snapdragon 845 will be featured in Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Xiaomi's Mi7 flagship smartphones. (Source: Qualcomm)

Rumor | Upcoming Snapdragon 845 SoCs to feature third gen Kryo cores

The new Kryo cores should include four ARM Cortex-A75 processors and four efficient Cortex-A53 cores, along with the Adreno 630 GPU. The Snapdragon 845 is also expected to support quad 25 MP cameras (2 front + 2 rear) and the X20 ...
Samsung manufacturing plant in Hwaseong (Source: Samsung)

Samsung begins mass production of second generation 10 nm chips

Samsung's second generation 10 nm SoC products deliver a 10 percent performance increase and a 15 percent power consumption drop when compared to their predecessors. These new chips use a new 10 nm FinFET technology known as 10LPP...
The micro-LEDs are less than 100 micrometers wide. (Source: ZDNet Korea)

150-inch micro-LED TVs to be demoed by Samsung at CES 2018

Samsung claims the micro-LEDs are better than OLEDs when it comes to larger screen TVs. The microscopic LEDs would solve the burn-in problems that come with the OLED displays, and would allow for larger screen sizes at a fraction ...

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