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Winter is coming: Caviar has a new GoT design for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. (Source: Caviar)

A phone of ice and fire: New Game of Thrones edition of Samsung Galaxy Fold up for pre-order

Russian luxury phone accessory maker Caviar has announced a special Samsung Galaxy Fold Game of Thrones edition modeled on writer George R.R. Martin's eagerly anticipated book, 'The Winds of Winter'. Only seven Galaxy Fold GoT edi...
Adobe Premiere Rush for Samsung goes live (Source: Samsung Global Newsroom)

Galaxy-optimized Adobe Premiere Rush now available for download

Adobe Premiere Rush is now fully optimized for the Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note 9, and Galaxy S10 devices. This piece of code provides multiple features such as AI-powered audio clean up, graphics creation and audio mixing, customizable...
A red Galaxy S10 may be in the offing soon. (Source: Winfuture)

The Samsung Galaxy S10 series may get a new color: red

The Galaxy S10 and S10+ had been rumored to rock a bright red color, that would have been new to the Samsung flagships, prior to their launch. The actual range of shades displayed at this event appeared to debunk this theory. Howe...
Concept designers have got "creative" with a garish Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone. (Image source: YouTube/Androidleo)

Forget the Galaxy Note 10 and the Galaxy Fold; apparently Samsung has something even more amazing waiting in the wings

The South Korean manufacturer Samsung may be planning on releasing a surprising new addition to its smartphone lineup in the second half of 2019. There is already a mountain of expectation for the Galaxy Note 10 phablet series and...
The Exynos chip headed for the Galaxy S12 will be built on Samsung's breakthrough 3nm GAA fab process. (Source: Samsung)

Minimum 50% battery life boost for Galaxy S12 over S10 thanks to Samsung fab breakthrough

Samsung Semiconductor held its Foundry Forum this week and announced a breakthrough in its fabrication process for making the Exynos chips that power its Galaxy smartphones. The new technique will give the company at least a 12-mo...
Pablo Picasso was born in Málaga, Spain in 1881. (Image source:

Picasso selected as codename for Samsung Galaxy S11; not to be confused with AMD's Zen+ mobile APUs

“Picasso” has been revealed as the research and development codename for Samsung’s Galaxy S11 smartphone. It seems an interesting and appropriate choice by the South Korean manufacturer, which has already selected another world-fa...
The fixed Galaxy Fold models feature reduced hinge gaps and a screen protective film that is harder to peel away. (Source: Gizmodo)

Samsung's improvements for the Galaxy Fold already being tested by Korean carriers

Fixes for the Galaxy Fold models that should be launched in June include reduced top and bottom hinge gaps, as well as an improved version of the screen protective film that has its ends tucked into the edges of the case. Samsung ...
Redmi's "Big Devil" mascot is showing us how the K20 will wipe out the competition.  (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Redmi K20 impressive AnTuTu scores leaked

Redmi K20 looks to be 25% faster than a Galaxy S10 model, even though they are both powered by the same Snapdragon 855 SoC. Rumor has it that a Pro version with more RAM and a bigger screen is also in the works. Furthermore, Redmi...
A flaming pink Samsung Galaxy Note 10 would really stand out. (Image source: Phone Arena)

Expected colors for upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablets revealed

A couple of sources have revealed the choice of colors that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 lineup will probably offer. Obviously, the South Korean manufacturer can be adventurous to a point as there are at least four different SKUs in...
Samsung is expected to introduce cryptocurrency and blockchain-based features to the entire Galaxy series. (Source: The Independent)

Budget Samsung Galaxy phones to get crypto features

Following the successful introduction of cryptocurrency features for this year's Galaxy S10 handhelds, Samsung now plans to add blockchain-related services to budget and mid-range models, as well. Besides crypto wallets and digita...
The OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro. (Source: YouTube)

The OnePlus 7 Series is now official

OnePlus has launched its latest flagship series. As expected, it includes the 7 Pro and the base 7. The 4G variant will go on sale on May 21, 2019; however, there will be some special events prior to that.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series could be released in September. (Image source: LetsGoDigital)

Browser benchmark reveals Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro 5G model's aspect ratio

A browser benchmark for a device with the model name “SM-N976V” has been spotted, and it has offered up an interesting morsel of information about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablets. In yet another subtle, but still expe...
The Samsung Galaxy Home was supposed to launch in April, but is MIA. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Home delayed, still coming 1H 2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Home smart speaker has missed its April launch date. The company, however, says that the device will still ship in the first half of the year but hasn’t offered any explanation for the delay.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is set to get a relaunch date in the next couple of days. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy Fold relaunch date imminent

Samsung’s troubled Galaxy Fold looks set to get an official relaunch date in the couple of days, according to Co-CEO DJ Koh. Koh heads up Samsung’s mobile division and says that the company has investigated the issue and appears t...
Image via Samsung.

Samsung announces new 64 MP image sensor for mobile devices

Samsung introduced two new smartphone image sensors today. Dubbed the GW1 and GM2, the sensors can produce images up to 64 and 48 MP, respectively, thanks to incredibly small pixels. Both sensors feature 0.8 μm pixels, which are c...
Samsung is looking to make its Infinity-O and Infinity-U displays obsolete. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung working on under display selfie camera

Samsung is working on bringing a under display selfie camera to market. The news was confirmed by a Samsung executive speaking to Korean media but only scant details were provided as how the technology will work.
This image of Superman was used to tease the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. (Image source: imgarit)

Something super is coming to the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Ice universe is back with more teasing tips about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10 flagship phablet series. Although the leaker didn’t specify which Note variant he was referring to (Pro, 5G, etc.), he did manage to set off yet...
One diagram from the alleged Samsung patent. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Flexible, but not foldable? Samsung allegedly patents an overlapping display for smartphones

Samsung has apparently patented a type of display that extends over at least one edge of a smartphone's body onto its reverse side. LetsGoDigital asserts that the document it found on the subject suggests a number of applications ...
Mujjo's new Monaco Blue wallet case for iPhone XS and XS Max. (Source: Mujjo)

Mujjo Mother's Day discount for Notebookcheck readers

Notebookcheck has partnered with Dutch premium smartphone case maker Mujjo to offer readers a sitewide discount. All you need to do is type in the custom code for a 15% discount to help treat your mother, or yourself, to a great n...
The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G was completely destroyed. (Image source: Naver/user-Rivon)

Updated | Images of exploded Samsung Galaxy S10 5G evoke memories of Note 7 debacle

A Samsung Galaxy S10 5G owner has taken to an online platform to share some disturbing photos of the flagship smartphone after it apparently caught fire and exploded. It’s clear to see in the images the massive amount of damage th...
A recent render for a Galaxy Note 10 variant. (Source: YouTube)

More possible insights on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 "Pro" spill on YouTube

Arun Maini is a popular tech YouTuber who claims to be in contact with the also-famous leaker IceUniverse. The former has reportedly gained even more detail on the upcoming Galaxy Note "Pro" variants than the latter has posted to ...
The Redmi 5A is marketed as the smartphone for everyone. (Image source: Xiaomi Redmi)

Report claims the Apple iPhone X was the world's best-selling smartphone in 2018 with Xiaomi's Redmi 5A being the best-selling Android device

A report from market analyst company Counterpoint Research has stated that Apple’s iPhone X was the best-selling smartphone in the world in 2018. Top 10 charts for both the world and China were shared online and while Apple has do...
Galaxy Tab S5e users are complaining of Wi-Fi signal attenuation issues cause when holding the device in a certain way. (Source: David Warner)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e users report Wi-Fi-related hardware concerns

In an issue reminiscent of Apple’s iPhone 4 ‘Antennagate’ woes, it appears that Samsung’s flashy new Galaxy Tab S5e is suffering from Wi-Fi signal attenuation issues when users place their hand in a certain position on the device....
The OnePlus 7 will come with an impressive 6.7-inch AMOLED screen with 90 Hz refresh rate and no notch or punch-holes. (Source: OnLeaks)

OnePlus 7 Pro 12 GB RAM variant spotted in GeekBench tests

Even though the OnePlus 7 Pro 12 GB RAM version has similar hardware specs compared to Samsung's Galaxy S10+ model, the GeekBench scores appear to slightly favor the Chinese smartphone. It should be noted that the high-end OnePlus...
Huawei is the only smartphone maker sitting pretty in the current global smartphone market. (Source: IDC)

Huawei rises in mobile sales while Apple and Samsung go backwards

While the overall smartphone market may be down, Huawei is bucking the industry trend by confirming its position as the number 2 smartphone maker in the world ahead of Apple. While both Apple and Samsung lost ground, Huawei enjoye...
Samsung will most likely launch a gaming smartphone together with the PlayGalaxy Link mobile gaming service. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Samsung may launch its PlayGalaxy Link mobile gaming service together with a gaming smartphone

Apple already announced its Apple Arcade gaming service, and Samsung clearly does not want to miss on this big opportunity, as the gaming industry is enticed by streaming services like the Google Stadia. Samsung's upcoming PlayGal...
Samsung might release the Galaxy Note 10 series in August. (Image source: Pro Android)

Fresh Samsung Galaxy Note 10 leaks: 4500 mAh battery, 25 W fast charging, model numbers deciphered

At least one of the four expected variants of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablets will come with a 4500 mAh battery, according to an image of a battery found on a consumer website for South Korean KC certification. At alm...
Ice universe used da Vinci's Vitruvian Man to tease the Galaxy Note 10. (Image source: Redbubble)

Renowned leaker offers cryptic clues about Samsung's "symmetrical" Galaxy Note 10

The well-known smartphone industry tipster Ice universe has sparked a flurry of speculation with two enigmatic tweets pertaining to Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10. His two clues consisted of the simple line “Da Vinci is symmetr...
Gone but not forgotten: iFixit's teardown of the Galaxy Fold is still viewable online (Image source: iFixit)

How Orwellian: Samsung pressures iFixit to withdraw its Galaxy Fold teardown

Samsung PR is in overdrive. After delaying the public release of the Galaxy Fold following reports of numerous display issues, the company is now doing its best to shut down any negative press about the foldable smartphone.
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...

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