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Note 8, S9 and beyond: The buttonless future of Samsung phones

How do you trim down even more screen bezel? Make the softkeys entirely optional. And with its latest GS8 update, Samsung is already halfway there.

A few weeks back, Samsung started rolling out a new software update to the Galaxy S8 series in India and Europe, including a curious new option for the phones’ navigation bar. As standard, a small dot icon in the bottom left corner lets GS8 owners hide the on-screen navigation buttons for home,  [Read More…]

Samsung launches exclusive limited edition ‘Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition’

We all wondered what would happen to the Note 7 units that were recalled following the unfortunate incidents last year with the device. Samsung has brought the device back to life as a ‘Fan Edition’. The Galaxy Note 7 Fan edition is almost identical to the Note 7 but has a few alterations. The exterior […]

Samsung debuts Galaxy Note Fan Edition that uses Note 7 parts

A couple of months away from the expected debut of the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung has taken the wraps off of a different Galaxy Note smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition will officially launch in South Korea on July 7th at a price of 699,600 KRW ($ 611 USD). Samsung plans to offer 400,000 units of the limited edition device in Korea, with sales in other markets to be decided later. Samsung explains that the Galaxy Note Fan Edition  [Read More…]

It’s official: Galaxy Note 7 is coming back as the Galaxy Note Fan Edition on July 7

Samsung will kick off sales of the Galaxy Note Fan Edition in South Korea on July 7.

Samsung said earlier this year that it will introduce a refurbished variant of the Galaxy Note 7, and we now have more details on the device. The phone is called the Galaxy Note Fan Edition, and it will go on sale in South Korea on July 7.

Samsung is planning to sell just 400,000 units of the device in  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note Fan Edition is official, hopefully won’t catch on fire

Refreshed Note 7 lands July 7 in Korea, with a smaller battery.

The months of rumors around what Samsung might do with a glut of unused Galaxy Note 7s following last year’s recall have today culminated in the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition. Effectively a Note 7 with a smaller 3,200mAh battery, the Note 7 FE will go on sale in South Korea on July 7 for 699,600 won, which is around $ 611 U.S.

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New renders show off what the Galaxy Note 8 will look like with dual cameras

A new video shows off a render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, confirming the dual-camera setup, as well as the rear placement of the fingerprint scanner.

Galaxy Note 8 renders purport to show large dimensions, rear fingerprint sensor

Could this be the Galaxy Note 8?

Still a couple months out from seeing the Galaxy Note 8 for real, renders have surfaced purporting to show the next big phone from Samsung. These “leaked” renders, offered up by 91Mobiles and @onleaks, are actually constructed using factory CAD information — meaning they’re made after the fact to look like a complete phone, rather than the typical leaks we see of actual completed device renders from a company.

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Should you buy a Galaxy S8+ or wait for the Galaxy Note 8?

You can always wait for the next phone to come out — but should you?

For those who loved the Galaxy Note 7, there’s been a void in their pocket since late 2016. Many Note fans think of the phone as more than just another big-screened device — it’s a special kind of device that can only be replaced by a newer, better Note. So without a Galaxy Note available, what do you use instead?

Since we’re  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may debut in September with two stabilized cameras, 6GB RAM

The Galaxy Note 8 is coming soon, and the rumor mill has started to churn.

Samsung will debut the Galaxy Note 8 in mid-September, two weeks later than previously rumored, and after the hubbub of IFA has died down. It would also be a year and a month later than the Galaxy Note 7’s August debut, lining up with a later-than-usual March announcement of the Galaxy S8. This according to typically-reliable leaker, Evan Blass, of Venturebeat.

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Galaxy Note 8 could debut in late August without in-display fingerprint

August 26 could be Note 8 day — but the phone may miss out on the much anticipated in-display fingerprint sensor.

According to two separate reports, Samsung looks set to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 at a late August event. Reuters says a Note 8 with a display “marginally larger” than the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus will break cover towards the end of August in New York City. Korean outlet Naver pins the date down to August  [Read More…]