Tag Archive: Galaxy


Should you buy a Galaxy Note 8 unlocked or from a carrier?

The Note 8 will be available unlocked on day one. But should you get it from Samsung directly, or go with a carrier option?

For the first time ever, Samsung will be offering its latest flagship, the Note 8, in unlocked and carrier versions from day one. That’s the good news. The bad news is that it’s still really difficult to decide whether to buy the phone directly from Samsung or to take advantage of the myriad  [Read More…]

LG prices V30 lower than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 in hopes of attracting buyers

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30 launching just weeks apart, the two handsets will compete head-to-head to win the crown of the smartphone market this season. But will LG be able to sway customers from buying the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 or the upcoming iPhone X for that matter? The company certainly […]

Galaxy Note 8 makes its debut in India for ₹67,900

The Galaxy Note 8 will go on sale later this month.

Just a few short weeks after its global unveil, Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note 8 in India. The Galaxy S8 series was very well-received in the country, and there’s a healthy interest in the Galaxy Note line as well, which Samsung is eager to cater to.

As a reminder, the Galaxy Note 8 shares a similar design aesthetic as the Galaxy S8, with the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active review: Come for the ruggedness, stay for the battery

Samsung’s ‘Active’ line continues to carve out its own little niche for fans of high-end rugged phones.

The quick take

Don’t think of the Galaxy S8 Active as a legitimate improvement over the standard GS8 — because it isn’t. Think of this as the best rugged phone choice for those who want something really tough but don’t want to compromise on performance, display, camera or other features. Yes, it has a massive improvement in battery life, but  [Read More…]

Lumion is giving an Android Central reader a Galaxy Note 8! Enter here!

Win a Galaxy Note 8 from Lumion and Android Central!

The release date for the new Galaxy Note 8 is fast approaching! We’re excited to announce that Lumion is sponsoring this giveaway and a super lucky Android Central reader is going to win a new Note 8.

Lumion is dedicated to creating practical and useful products for any lifestyle. The company is guided by a simple philosophy: to offer the best quality products at a great value.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S8: Gear VR vs. Daydream

Which VR headset delivers a better experience with Galaxy S8?

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is the first phone capable of accessing content on either Gear VR or Google Daydream, which means it’s the first headset that offers users a choice. So which headset is going to deliver the better experience? We’ve done the research for you to ensure that you can spend less time investigating, and more time exploring the new worlds delivered by VR.

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Galaxy Note 8 unsurprisingly sets new pre-order record for Samsung

Interesting, but not necessarily surprising.

Samsung has announced that in the first two weeks of availability, more people have pre-ordered the Galaxy Note 8 in the U.S. than any previous Note — yes, including the initially very-well-received Note 7. Part of the strong initial sales can likely be attributed to the nice pre-order deals offering lucrative free gifts like a Gear 360, DeX dock, SDcard and wireless charger.

But then we also have to remember the huge  [Read More…]

A global unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is incoming?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active was announced last month as an AT&T exclusive. Coming with a rugged design and a larger battery, the Galaxy S8 Active has many fans. And the good news is that soon a new version might become available. You see, a new (unannounced) Samsung phone bearing model number SM-G892U was certified […]

Galaxy Note 8 teardown shows off familiar innards, a battery that (hopefully) won’t explode

iFixit’s Note 8 teardown gives us a detailed look at the phone’s innards.

The Galaxy Note 8 will go on sale starting September 15, and a few customers are already starting to receive their units. The folks at iFixit have managed to get their hands on a unit, priceeding to tear it down to give us a look at the innards.

With Samsung switching to extra-tall Infinity Display, there’s more room to house the internal components.  [Read More…]

It’s official: The Galaxy Note 8 is launching in India on Sep 12

Samsung isn’t wasting any time bringing its latest flagship to India.

The Galaxy Note 8 will make its debut in India on September 12, less than a month after its global launch. You’ll be able to catch all the action via livestream on Samsung India’s website, with the event kicking off at 12:30 p.m. IST.

The phone features a 6.3-inch Infinity Display, and is the first Samsung phone to feature a dual camera setup at the  [Read More…]