Tag Archive: Galaxy


Google Pixel 3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S9: Which should you buy?

We use every Android phone available to find the right ones for every type of buyer. Some of us prefer a smaller phone, so we go looking for the best possible experience that doesn’t strain the hand.

Google Pixel 3

Simple and powerful

$ 799 at Google Store

Pros Excellent cameras Clean, simple software Stereo speakers Wireless charging Guaranteed software updates Cons No headphone jack Weak battery life

It’s a small phone, but the Pixel  [Read More…]

How to enable One UI’s dark mode on the Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung’s software has provided comprehensive theme capabilities for years, but has never had a system-level dark mode like many competitors. The Android 9 Pie update, which brings the new “One UI” interface, introduces a brand new “Night mode” that accomplishes the same goal: black out as much of the interface as possible, which is easy on your eyes at night but also friendly to your battery. This is how you enable it.

Products used in this guide Amazon:  [Read More…]

The new Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch tablet is $50 off

That new new.

Amazon has the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5-inch Tablet on sale for $ 279.99 right now in both black and gray. This was just released a couple months ago, and it hasn’t dropped in price like this until now.

This 10.5-inch tablet has a 1200 x 1920 LCD display, a Snapdragon 450 processor, and 3GB of onboard RAM. It has 32GB of storage, though you can expand that to up to 400GB, and comes  [Read More…]

First Snow White Galaxy Note 9 coming to Taiwan

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 is getting a new paint job. The company’s Taiwan arm has debuted “First White Snow,” a new color option for the Note 9 that’s sure to stun customers. The look features the Note 9′s usual crystal lens texture, allowing the First Snow White version to reflect light in gorgeous ways. The S Pen has also been painted white, along with the rear accent pieces. The glass bezels around the display, however, remain black.

This variant is  [Read More…]

Keep track of the time and your health with Samsung’s $259 Galaxy Watch

Beautiful watch. Better looking price.

The Samsung 42mm Bluetooth Galaxy Watch is down to $ 259, which is the cheapest it’s ever been. It previously dropped to $ 279 which was a deal worth sharing, and today’s price knocks a further $ 20 off the Midnight Black and Rose Gold color options. You can find this deal price at several retailers like Best Buy. The watch normally sells for around $ 330 so if you’ve been eyeing one, now’s  [Read More…]

Amazon has an unlocked 64GB Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone for $399

Previous gen but still powerful.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Android smartphone is down to $ 398.99 unlocked on Amazon. This is a brand new low price for the S8. It normally sells for around $ 600, and even when it does go on sale it usually just drops to $ 500. We’ve never seen it go lower than $ 400 on Amazon.

The Galaxy S8 received rave reviews from the Android Central team. It has a  [Read More…]

Verizon Black Friday sees $400 discounts on Pixel 3, Galaxy 9, and more

Let’s dispense with the fluff, shall we? Verizon has announced its official Black Friday deals for 2018 and there are some downright incredible offers to consider.

If you’re looking for service and need to consider a different wireless provider, or are an existing subscriber adding to a plan, listen up. The Verizon Black Friday promotions are definitely worth a look as you can save hundreds on the year’s top phones.

Starting online Thursday and in-stores Black Friday, get $ 400  [Read More…]

Android Pie and One UI on the Galaxy S9: Top 7 things to know

Get to know your next software update.

Galaxy S9 owners have been sitting on Android 8.0 for months, with nothing more than a couple security updates to satiate their desire for new software. After watching the Android 9 Pie launch from the sidelines, it’s finally our turn. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ — and soon the Galaxy S8 series and Note 9 — have a Pie update of their own, and it comes with a new “One  [Read More…]

These are all the durability tests Samsung runs its Galaxy phones through

Galaxy phones are put through the wringer before hitting store shelves.

Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones are among the most popular in the Android space, and as such, Samsung wants to ensure that each device it sells is performing as good as can be. To do this, Galaxy handsets go through a series of different tests and benchmarks before hitting store shelves.

The Samsung Newsroom (Samsung’s official blog) recently published a tour of the company’s Reliability Test Group over  [Read More…]

How to join the Android 9 Pie and One UI Beta Program on the Galaxy S9

Samsung has finally announced its plans to update the Galaxy S9 and S9+ to Android 9 Pie, including a new and enhanced One UI interface design. The official release isn’t coming until 2019, but eager testers willing to put up with some issues and instability can use the now software by signing up for the One UI Beta Program. This is how you do it.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Samsung Galaxy S9 ($ 630) Amazon: Samsung  [Read More…]