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Take it from a Note 8 user: temper your iPhone X Face ID expectations

Sometimes it turns out the solution to a problem is something you already have: a fingerprint sensor.

Alongside the predictably named and designed iPhone 8, Apple just announced the all-new iPhone X (pronounced “ten” by the way). With its very familiar “lots of screen and tiny bezels” design, the iPhone X ditched one of the most recognizable parts of an iPhone: its home button. And in doing so, it lost Touch ID — one of the key  [Read More…]

Best Clear Cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Show off your Note 8’s design while keeping it safe with a quality clear case.

We get it — you just ordered your brand new Galaxy Note 8 and you can’t wait to show it off to your friends and family. But you also want to keep it protected, right?

A clear case is a great option for those of us who love to show off your phone’s sleek lines without worrying about the shattering from an  [Read More…]

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…]

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…]

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is a larger Mi 6 that’s powered by the Snapdragon 660

The Mi Note 3 is a China-exclusive model with several new firsts.

In addition to the bezel-less Mi Mix 2, Xiaomi launched the latest phone in the Mi Note series. The first two models in the Mi Note series featured 5.7 inch display — with last year’s variant featuring dual curved screens — but with the Mi Note 3, the company is taking a different approach. The phone is a larger variant of the Mi 6, with  [Read More…]

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…]

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…]

Xiaomi will unveil the Mi Note 3 alongside the bezel-less Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi will show off two new phones on September 11.

Xiaomi is all set to unveil the bezel-less Mi Mix 2 on September 11, but that’s not all the company will be showing off that day. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun shared a teaser image of the Mi Note 3 on Weibo, stating that the phone will be making its debut at the Mi Mix 2 event.

According to the teaser image, the Mi Note 3 will  [Read More…]