Tag Archive: Galaxy


Should you buy a Galaxy S9+ or wait for the Galaxy Note 9?

Two big phones with one big difference.

We now know the Galaxy Note 9 will be unveiled at an event in New York City on August 9, and that gets all of our wheels turning thinking about the possibilities of what we can expect and whether it’s worth waiting for. For Samsung fans looking to make the move to a new phone, there really are two options: buy a Galaxy S9+ today, or wait for the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 shown off in render with much slimmer bezels

Samsung’s new tablet is ditching the physical home button.

It’s been well over a year since the Galaxy Tab S3 was released, and at some point this year, we’re expecting Samsung to follow it up with the Tab S4. Thanks to a new render from Android Headlines, we have a pretty good idea as to what the thing will look like.

Right off the bat, one of the most notable changes from the Tab S3 is the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 shown off in render with much slimmer bezels

Samsung’s new tablet is ditching the physical home button.

It’s been well over a year since the Galaxy Tab S3 was released, and at some point this year, we’re expecting Samsung to follow it up with the Tab S4. Thanks to a new render from Android Headlines, we have a pretty good idea as to what the thing will look like.

Right off the bat, one of the most notable changes from the Tab S3 is the  [Read More…]

Deal: Get up to a 256GB microSD card w/ Galaxy S9, S9+, or Note 8 purchase

The offer is only valid at Samsung’s website through July 31.

Even though the Galaxy S9 is a few months old at this point, it’s still absolutely worth picking up. If you’ve been thinking about finally getting one for yourself, Samsung’s now giving away a free microSD card to double the included storage of the model you choose.

The size of the microSD card you get changes based on which storage configuration you choose for the S9.  [Read More…]

Verizon and Verizon Prepaid now offering Samsung Galaxy J3

Verizon Wireless on Friday confirmed that it now offering the Samsung Galaxy J3 as part of its postpaid and prepaid services.

Announced earlier this month, the Samsung Galaxy J3, features a 5-inch HD display, 8-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, and 5-megapixel front-facing camera (f/2.2).

Powered by Android 8.0 Oreo, the phone has an octa-core Exynos processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage.

SEE ALSO: Verizon offering military discounts on Unlimited plans

Rounding hardware out, the Galaxy J3 has  [Read More…]

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the perfect size for a phone

Not too big and not too small — depending on who you ask.

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is a great phone that gets a lot of stuff right. Its display is stunning, performance is as fast as can be, and the cameras regularly capture gorgeous photos/video. Despite all of that, one aspect that’s really stuck out to a lot of our forum users is the phone’s design.

Even though the Galaxy S9 has a 5.8-inch screen, the 18:9  [Read More…]

Samsung will make the Galaxy Note 9 official on August 9th

In a rather surprising move, Samsung has started rolling out invitations for an Unpacked event on August 9th. The reason for the surprise is because this is likely the launch event for the Galaxy Note 9.

Previous iterations were also unveiled in August, but none were revealed this early.

As for the invitation, Samsung shows off what appears to be an S Pen and it’s button. But the  unique yellow/gold color of the S Pen is interesting combined with  [Read More…]

Ringke Air Prism Case for Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: A smokey case with grip and glitter

Who says a glitter case can’t be sophisticated?

Glitter cases aren’t exactly hard to come by in the smartphone case market, but they have a tendency to shed. Surface glitter will run off your case onto your hands; rhinestones will fall, leaving unsightly gaps. Their surfaces can be coarse and uncomfortable. Above all else, glitter cases tend to be a bit garish, with some looking like they fell through a Lisa Frank bedazzler.

Thank goodness the Ringke  [Read More…]

5 changes that would make the Galaxy S9’s software dramatically better

Samsung’s made strides, but there are a few final things that make the GS9 frustrating to use.

I quite like my Galaxy S9+. The overall experience of using this high-end phone is great, but as I’ve said many times I’m not a huge fan of the software overall. To put it concisely, I use the Galaxy S9+ despite its software rather than because of it. That’s the opposite of my feelings toward phones like the Google Pixel  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and S10, Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Pro, and LG V35 (Podcast #16)

Welcome to the AndroidGuys In Brief Podcast. Our aim with this podcast is to update you on all of the important things going on the Android world. Today, Matt and Scott sit down to discuss leaks around the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and the Xioami Mi Max 3 and Mi Max 3 Pro. They also touch on the imminent release of the unlocked LG V35 and a possible trio of Samsung Galaxy S10 devices.

Topics Samsung Galaxy Note 9 passes  [Read More…]