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Purported live image of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S11. (Source: Ice Universe)

Are these the first live images of the Samsung Galaxy S11?

About two months away from the launch of the Galaxy S11 phones, we're yet to get concrete, live images of the flagships. Things may have changed, though, as a new leak shows what appears to be live images of the Galaxy S11, albeit...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:53:00 +0100
The 108 MP sensor is massive in size. (Source: Xiaomi)

The 108 MP sensor on the Samsung Galaxy S11+ won't be the same one on the Mi Note 10

The Mi Note 10 was released last month and has the honor of being the first mainstream with a 108 MP camera. The Samsung Galaxy S11+ will also sport a 108 MP sensor but it will not be the same one on the Mi Note 10. It will be a n...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:16:00 +0100
The Android 10 rollout has been swifter than usual. (Source: CNET)

Opinion | It looks like Android OEMs are getting better with OS updates

Many may have casually wondered how the speed of the Android 10 rollout compares to those of older versions of the OS. It almost feels like OEMs are sending out the OS update faster this time around. Does hard data agree with that...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 08 Dec 2019 09:36:00 +0100
An up-to-date Galaxy S11 series phone render. (Source: OnLeaks)

The Samsung Galaxy S11e may have gained 3C approval in China

Samsung has registered a phone called the SM-G9810 with the 3C telecomms authority in China. This device may turn out to be the rumored Galaxy S11e. If so, it will ship with a 25-watt fast charger and have a 5G variant.
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 06 Dec 2019 18:42:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy S11 will reportedly have a 108 MP camera. (Image via OnLeaks)

Samsung Galaxy S11 to have four rear cameras, including 108 MP sensor

Samsung may implement its 108 MP camera sensor in the Galaxy S11, according to inside sources. The 108 MP main camera will be flanked by three other sensors: an ultrawide lens, a 5x optical zoom lens, and a time-of-flight sensor. ...
Sam Medley, Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:22:00 +0100
One of the probable Galaxy A51's real-life images. (Source: FCC via DroidShout)

Samsung gets the Galaxy A51 FCC-certified, revealing punch-hole display and 3.5mm jack

Samsung has successfully registered a phone called the SM-A515F with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). This phone is most likely the Galaxy A51, which may also be officially unveiled soon. Its regulatory filings include...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 06 Dec 2019 17:01:00 +0100
Purported 5000 mAh S11+ battery (Source: SafetyKorea)

5000 mAh Galaxy S11 Plus battery spotted on Korean certification portal

According to a recent listing on a Korean safety portal, the Galaxy S11+ might feature a 5000 mAh battery. A clear picture of the battery highlights its capacity, while the part listing correlates to S11+'s model number. Samsung f...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:26:00 +0100
One UI 2.0 will be the last OS upgrade for the Galaxy S9 series. (Image source: Notebookcheck)

Samsung Galaxy S9: Second Android 10 beta available next week

While some newer Samsung flagships have already started receiving Android 10, Galaxy S9 series owners must wait a while longer to try One UI 2.0 on their devices. If you fancy a taste of Android 10 sooner than next year, then Sams...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 06 Dec 2019 14:53:00 +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
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
The Samsung Galaxy A30s, a good smartphone but one that is out of its depth. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy A30s: A playful but inferior smartphone

The Galaxy A30s impressed in many areas during our recent review of Samsung's latest entry-level handset. However, while the A30s is well-built and looks the part, it cannot match its competitors on performance and battery life.
Alex Alderson, Sat, 30 Nov 2019 19:11:00 +0100
The back of the Galaxy S11+ may look more like this initial renders, according to Ice Universe. (Image source: Ben Geskin)

Samsung has something "Bright" planned for the zoom lens in the Galaxy S11, according to renowned leaker

With the leaks about the Galaxy S11 series hotting up, a recently discovered patent suggests that Samsung is prepping something called a "Bright Night Sensor" for mobile devices. The well-informed Russian Blue cat has been droppin...
Alex Alderson, Sat, 30 Nov 2019 00:30:00 +0100
The S10e is receiving the Android 10 update. (Source: ZDNet)

The Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e are now receiving the stable Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update

A series of official Samsung Android 10 rollout roadmaps all cite the Galaxy S10 phones as billed to receive the stable Android 10 update in January. That isn't the case for all regions, though, as some owners of the S10, S10+, an...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 29 Nov 2019 13:02:00 +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
Samsung will likely release Exynos and Snapdragon versions of the Galaxy S11 series next year. (Image source: Gizchina)

Early Geekbench listings give us a look at the Exynos 9830, and it makes for grim reading

Amid the noise of Galaxy S11 series renders and disagreeing leakers, a few listings of the processor expected to power Samsung's next flagships have appeared on Geekbench. While some have reported that they look unusually low, the...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 27 Nov 2019 20:24:00 +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 Samsung Galaxy S11+ is expected to sport a Dynamic AMOLED screen. (Image source: CashKaro/@OnLeaks)

Update | First Samsung Galaxy S11+ renders present a phenomenal flagship with a penta-lens camera and laser-focusing module

The Samsung Galaxy S11+ has appeared in some renders and a video published by CashKaro in conjunction with @OnLeaks. The well-crafted images show the forthcoming flagship smartphone with a central punch-hole front-facing camera an...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:20:00 +0100
Ice universe has high hopes for the Galaxy S11+. (Image source: LetsGoDigital)

The Galaxy S11+ could be Samsung's "nuclear weapon", top leaker claims

While most Plus or Max versions of modern smartphones tend to be larger versions of their smaller siblings with occasionally an additional feature or two, Samsung is apparently plotting a different route for the upcoming Galaxy S1...
Alex Alderson, Sun, 24 Nov 2019 23:50:00 +0100
The Sony Xperia 5. (Source: Pocket Lint)

Two years behind the curve: The Xperia 5 continues Sony's tradition of making poor camera phones

Sony makes some of the best smartphone camera sensors, so one would expect the company's flagships to offer excellent camera performance. That could not be farther from the reality of the matter, though, as Sony has consistently s...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 24 Nov 2019 08:23:00 +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
Five rear-facing cameras, but at what cost? (Image source: @OnLeaks via @BenGeskin)

The design of the Galaxy S11 will have people scratching their heads

A set of 360° renders of the Galaxy S11 produced by the ever-reliable OnLeaks have been published, and boy do they make for ugly viewing. While the renders are exquisitely produced, Samsung looks like it has combined the worst ele...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 22 Nov 2019 16:51:00 +0100
The Galaxy S11: Staying true to form? (Image source: Pinoy Techno Guide)

No ultra-fast charging here: New Galaxy S11 leak points to Samsung making another sideways step

The Samsung Galaxy S11 has passed through certification in China ahead of its anticipated launch in Q1 2020. While fans of the Galaxy S series have been teased with the prospect of the Galaxy S11 including powerful cameras and a 1...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 21 Nov 2019 18:43:00 +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 S11 could sport a central punch hole for the selfie camera. (Source: Ben Geskin)

Fresh Samsung Galaxy S11 rumors: New SAMOLED display, 108 MP camera, and several color options on the anvil

Leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S11 continue to grace the rumor mills and this time, we get to learn some additional information about S11's display, camera, and expected color options. The Galaxy S11 could sport a new AMOLED displ...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Wed, 13 Nov 2019 08:57:00 +0100
The Exynos 990 will power the Galaxy S11 phones. (Source: Samsung)

The Exynos 990 is actually the Exynos 9830, and it will debut on the Galaxy S11

It's been fiercely debated which SoC would be on Samsung's next-gen Galaxy S11 flagships. Most claimed the newly launched Exynos 990 would have the honor, while others expected Samsung to launch another SoC, the Exynos 9830. Appar...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 12 Nov 2019 08:34:00 +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
There may be no Galaxy S10e successor. (Source: Mashable)

New information points towards the lack of a compact Galaxy S11e model

The Samsung Galaxy S10e was a fan favorite of sorts, as it was one of the select few premium compact devices in the market. New information has now surfaced pointing towards a complete non-existence of what would have been the S10...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:07:00 +0100
Early renders of the Samsung Galaxy S11. (Source: PhoneArena)

The Samsung Galaxy S11 phones are gearing up to be quite attractive

The Galaxy S11 phones are expected to be launched in February next year, and a set of leaks have surfaced, painting an image of what will undoubtedly be one of the most attractive flagship phones of 2020.
Ricci Rox, Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:06:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. (Source: Twitter)

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G adds 3D face-unlocking to its security options

Samsung has sneaked a 3D form of Face Unlock into the 5G version of the Galaxy S10 with its latest update. It works on this variant only as it has a time-of-flight (TOF) sensor in its front-facing punch-hole. Therefore, this phone...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:03:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 gets the November 2019 security patch

The Galaxy Tab S6 is Samsung's latest premium slate. The OEM has just demonstrated it is committed to keeping it that way with a new software update containing the latest Android security patch level. This upgrade has also reached...
Deirdre O Donnell, Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:00:00 +0100
PlayGalaxy Link betas are now available on Galaxy S10 phones. (Source: SamMobile)

Samsung ports its PlayGalaxy Link service to S10-line phones

Samsung launched PlayGalaxy Link with the Note 10 series. It is a service by which a PC connection makes the games thereon available for streaming via a corresponding app on these phones. Its latest beta extends compatibility to t...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:38:00 +0100
The recently announced Exynos 990 features Samsung custom Mongoose 5 ARM-based cores. (Source: Samsung)

Confirmed: Samsung shutters custom CPU team

It’s official – the Samsung Austin Research Center (SARC) has been shuttered as rumored around a month ago. As a result, Samsung’s latest Exynos 990 could be the last, or one of the last, chips from the company to feature its cust...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:33:00 +0100
The 108 MP ISOCELL Bright HMX when compared to regular sensors.

The Samsung Galaxy S11 is expected to feature a new 108 MP camera sensor

The Samsung Galaxy S11 is shaping up to be a gem, and a new leak touts the upcoming flagship to feature a massive 108 MP camera sensor. That, of course, also raises a few questions. One of which is: Will using a bigger sensor tran...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 04 Nov 2019 11:11:00 +0100
Microsoft's effort to raise 2019 Black Friday hype. (Source: Microsoft)

Microsoft offers a preview of its Black Friday discount event

Microsoft has posted something for consumers to think about prior to their Black Friday shopping this year. It includes some details on its Surface deals for that period, including up to US$230 off the new Pro 7. There is also a l...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 18:20:00 +0100
The S10 Lite will apparently have an even bigger battery than the S10+. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

Not quite light: New Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite leak paints an interesting picture

The past few weeks have seen the influx of rumors pertaining to the supposed Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite. A "Lite" phone sounds great, since we all want more capable, no-nonsense premium phones. The problem with all of this, however, ...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 03 Nov 2019 13:25:00 +0100
Your Phone via BLE is no more in the latest Windows 10 preview. (Source: The Verge)

Microsoft limits Your Phone screen mirroring compatibility in the latest Insider Preview build

The Your Phone app in Windows 10 has acted to effectively mimic iPhone syncing on Mac, but for Android devices. It has also allowed users with these devices to mirror their phone screens on PCs via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). Howe...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:21:00 +0100
The Samsung Galaxy S10 series is currently comprised of the S10e, S10, and S10+. (Image source: Samsung)

Rumored Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite makes light work of all the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 devices in Geekbench multi-core test

A Geekbench record for a “samsung SM-G770F” has been spotted that handily reveals a few details about the mystery smartphone. Some believe this particular device could end up being the Galaxy S10 Lite, which would likely feature a...
Daniel R Deakin, Thu, 31 Oct 2019 04:20:00 +0100
Samsung shows off clamshell-styled foldable phone concept

Samsung shows off clamshell-styled foldable phone concept

At Samsung's developer conference, the Korean colossus showed off a new foldable form factor concept. The concept video showed a foldable display that opened vertically, just like a classic flip phone. This design seems to be gain...
Sam Medley, Wed, 30 Oct 2019 03:53:00 +0100
The Galaxy S10+. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

New Samsung Galaxy S11 leak touts huge performance improvements over the S10

The rumor mill for the Samsung Galaxy S11 phones is starting to pick up, and code in the One UI 2.0 beta has revealed a few major details of the devices. They will be powered by the Exynos 9830 and Snapdragon 865, depending on reg...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 29 Oct 2019 08:29:00 +0100
Early Galaxy S11 renders. (Source: PhoneArena)

Get ready for the incoming flood of juicy Samsung Galaxy S11 leaks

We're less than four months away from the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S11 phones. According to popular leakster Ice Universe, all major design and hardware elements of the phones have now been finalized, and that puts us bang rig...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 20:52:00 +0100
Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ get new firmware late October 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 gets slow-motion mode for the front camera, still stuck on Pie

The latest software update for the Galaxy S10 series comes with slow-motion video capabilities for the front camera, improved fingerprint recognition, Auto Hotspot, and a few minor changes. In China, these handsets have already st...
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 28 Oct 2019 12:55:00 +0100
Phones with a headphone jack are a dying breed. (Source: Lifewire)

Best smartphones with a 3.5mm headphone jack you can buy in 2019

Phones with a headphone jack are becoming unicorns, especially in the premium segment of the market. After the launch of the Galaxy Note 10 duo, lovers of the 3.5mm jack now have their work cut out for them in the search for impre...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 26 Oct 2019 23:50:00 +0200
We expect the Galaxy S11 to be powered by the Exynos 9830. (Source: Samsung)

Apparently, the new Exynos 990 will not power the Galaxy S11

Samsung announced a brand new SoC, the Exynos 990, yesterday. The chipset's support for 120 Hz displays and 108 MP cameras may have led the public to believe it would be the SoC powering the Galaxy S11 phones but that will apparen...
Ricci Rox, Fri, 25 Oct 2019 18:50:00 +0200

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