Tag Archive: Galaxy

Samsung’s Unpacked 2017 app is ready to bring you the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 countdown clock is now an official Samsung app.

Samsung’s Unpacked app for Android an iOS was updated this morning with all kinds of new Galaxy S8 goodies. If you’re lucky enough to go to the events in NYC or London, this app serves up a QR code so you can gain entry. For everyone else, this app will offer up a live stream of the events as they happen, and some additional information and  [Read More…]

Best feature alert: Samsung considering unconditional refunds for Galaxy S8

On March 29 Samsung is expected to announced the greatly anticipated Galaxy S8 flagship. The heavily rumored phone will come with tons of interesting, new features like the virtual assistant Bixby or the DeX desktop dock accessory. But it seems the rumor mill has been saving the best for last. According to a new report […]

Galaxy S8 DeX Station desktop dock leaks, shows off 4K support and built-in fan

The DeX Station sets the stage for the Samsung Galaxy Desktop experience.

Samsung’s Continuum-like DeX desktop dock has leaked, showing off its design as well as the features on offer. The accessory will be called the DeX Station, and will allow users to dock their Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus via a USB-C port at the bottom of the unit. The dock has two full-sized USB 2.0 ports for connecting peripherals like a mouse and keyboard, an HDMI out  [Read More…]

New Galaxy S8 leak reveals screen resolution as retail box breaks cover

The QHD+ panel on the Galaxy S8 has a resolution of 2960 x 1440.

The display scaling options we’ve seen on the Galaxy S7 with the Nougat update will be carried over to the Galaxy S8, albeit with a few changes to accommodate the tall display.

A new leaked image shows off the resolution settings for the Galaxy S8, which will also have three options: HD+ (1480×720), FHD+ (2220×1080), and QHD+ (2960×1440). The last option is  [Read More…]

We can now compare the Galaxy S8 in black, silver and ‘orchid’ colors

Now we just need to use the darn phone.

We’ve seen a whole host of in-person pictures and marketing renders of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, but this latest leak gives us a great look at both sizes of the phone from multiple angles and in all three colors. Oh yes, the colors: “black sky,” “orchid grey” and “arctic silver” are the purported official names. We can just call them black, orchid and silver.

The orchid  [Read More…]

Here’s what the Galaxy S8’s 5100mAh power bank accessory will look like

It’s fair to assume that the Galaxy S8 will be arriving with a refreshed accessory lineup.

It’s springtime (for some of us) and just as the flowers are blooming and the bees are buzzing through the meadows, so is Samsung preparing itself for its big flagship release later next month.

Practically everything about the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ seems to have been revealed, but of course, we won’t know if that’s the case until an official announcement from  [Read More…]

Vernee Apollo X might have one thing in common with the Samsung Galaxy S8

Vernee is a relatively unknown Chinese smartphone maker which is trying to make it in the competitive mobile market. A few months ago we told you about the Vernee Apollo which tries to present itself as a worthy OnePlus 3T alternative. Now the company is focusing all its energies on the Apollo X model, which […]

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Korean teaser hints at a world of possibilities

Samsung starts hyping up the Galaxy S8 ahead of its official unveil on March 29.

Samsung has released a 15-second trailer for the Galaxy S8 in South Korea, showcasing little of the phone itself, a refreshing change in pace from the litany of leaks, rumors, and renders we’ve seen of the device in recent weeks.

The trailer starts off with a countdown to the number 8, and features a man walking to a door that has the  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 pre-orders may ship as early as Apr 18

Expect a big pre-order push in Samsung’s home market.

As it looks to draw a line under last year’s Note 7 unpleasantness, Samsung is reportedly betting big on Galaxy S8 pre-orders. South Korean outlet The Investor reports that subsidized deals for the new flagship will be unveiled from April 7, with pre-orders shipping out to customers as soon as April 18. It’s worth noting that this likely refers to Korea, not necessarily other parts of the world,  [Read More…]

Here’s our best view yet of the Galaxy S8

Front to back, this is the best view of the Galaxy S8 so far.

Well, this is it: without seeing a leaked hands-on video with the device, this is about as good a perspective as you’re going to get of the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Courtesy of Evan Blass, here is a series of Galaxy S8 renders (altered slightly by us) giving us a view of both the front and back of the upcoming flagship phone in two  [Read More…]