Tag Archive: note


Samsung Galaxy Note 7R coming in June with hefty $620 price tag

Samsung will soon be betting on customers’ fondness for the ill-fated Galaxy Note7 – which succumbed to its fatal burns last year – with the launch of refurbished version of the phablet. According to a report coming out of ETNews, the Korean tech giant is gearing up to launch the Note 7R (R for refurbished) […]

Galaxy Note 8 could be T-Mobile’s coverage secret weapon this fall

Samsung and T-Mobile are scheming to promote the company’s upcoming coverage boost.

The Galaxy Note 8 will likely be the first phone to feature an upgraded version of the modem inside Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 platform boasting support for the 600MHz spectrum that T-Mobile just spent $ 8 billion to acquire.

During its first quarter earnings call this week, the company’s CTO Neville Ray revealed that the first 600MHz-supported handsets will be available “before the end of the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs. Galaxy S8+: Total recall

The Note 7 may be the butt of every bad joke right now, but ignoring it altogether leaves a huge gap in the history of Samsung’s design language. Many of the design traits that make the Galaxy S8+ — the company’s latest big-screened superphone — so great, can be traced back to its explosively flawed predecessor. Though it’ll forever be associated with faulty batteries and an embarrassing global recall, the Note 7 was the first to showcase a true  [Read More…]

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 could go on sale in South Korea in June

Refurbished Note 7 will be $ 250 more affordable than the original.

Samsung announced at the end of last month that it would bring back the Note 7 as a refurbished device in select markets. The refurbished model was spotted undergoing Wi-Fi certification earlier this week, and a report out of South Korea suggests the phone will be available at the end of June.

The refurbished Note 7 will feature a smaller 3000mAh battery, but the  [Read More…]

Win an UMIDIGI C Note (Smartphone Giveaway)

We’re back with another smartphone giveaway for you guys and gals. This time we’re putting together one that might cater more to our international readers and not just for those of you who live in the US. Starting from today and running through May 9, 2017, you can enter for a chance to win an […]

Fancy a red phone? Check out the new UMIDIGI C Note

Most phones these days come with black, white/silver paint jobs. But if you’re bored of having to pick from the same color options, you might want to look in the direction of UMIDIGI. The Chinese smartphone maker is currently present at the Hong Kong “Mobile Electronics Fair 2017” where it will unveil a stunning red […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What we know so far

For its next Note, Samsung will be hoping to build on a successful Galaxy S8 launch, and finally banish the specter of the Note 7.

In late 2016, Samsung released a critically praised smartphone that seemed to do everything right. A few weeks later, those phones started randomly catching on fire. Samsung recalled and replaced them, and then the new ones caught on fire as well. RIP Galaxy Note 7.

With the prospect of a Note 8  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 review: Close to perfection

Quick take:

The Mi Note 2 is the first Xiaomi phone with global LTE bands, setting the stage for the company’s expansion in the future. With a dual curved display, excellent internal hardware, and high amount of customizability, the Mi Note 2 has a lot to offer for its $ 420 price tag.

The good Gorgeous design Excellent build quality High-end internals The bad Limited availability Average camera

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Full review

Xiaomi rolled out  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 8 could offer a dual-camera setup that’s ‘much better than that of iPhone 7 Plus’

Galaxy Note 8’s dual-camera setup said to be the ‘most important upgrade’ in the device.

Renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has dished out a few details on the Galaxy Note 8. In a note released to investors obtained by 9to5Google, Kuo said that the phone will feature a dual-camera setup with a 12MP wide-angle lens and a 13MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom. Both imaging sensors will offer OIS and six-element lenses, with Kuo stating  [Read More…]

From the Eggitor’s Desk: Do we need a Galaxy Note 8?

Happy Easter! Let’s talk about the next Samsung Galaxy Note.

At the start of Galaxy S8 launch week, the last thing Samsung wants to do is reflect on the Note series. However, the imminent arrival of a 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+ (albeit in the same sized body, roughly, as the Note 7), poses an interesting question: Do we need a Galaxy Note this year? And if we do, how can it sensibly coexist with the larger GS8?

Firstly,  [Read More…]