Tag Archive: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip images leak online

Rumors of a new vertically foldable Samsung phone have been gathering steam over the last few weeks. Thanks to a new leak from WinFuture, we now have a solid sense of what to expect in the forthcoming handset.

With seemingly official renders of the so-called Galaxy Z Flip, the report also sets forth hardware specifications, too. From the sound of things, the phone is more in line with an upper mid-range model — at least in terms of performance. But  [Read More…]

Google, Samsung and OnePlus topped the Future Tech Awards winners list

Over 100 different winners were crowned in the Future Tech Awards, and Google was one of the biggest winners with five different awards. With over 200,000 votes cast, our readers voted for the Pixelbook Go as the Best Chromebook of 2019. In the smart home, Google Assistant was voted the best smart assistant, the Nest Mini was the Best Smart Speaker and the Nest Hub Max was voted the Best Smart Display.

Alongside Google, there were wins for  [Read More…]

Samsung will give away Galaxy Buds+ with S20+ and S20 Ultra pre-orders

We also know what some of the official cases will look like.

What you need to know A leaked promotional image confirms the existence of Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+. You’ll get them for free when pre-ordering the Galaxy S20+ or S20 Ultra. Another leak showcases official case options Samsung will offer for the S20 series.

We’re less than a month away from Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Unpacked event, and while it seems like we already know everything about the  [Read More…]

Samsung is working on integrating Google Duo with its messaging app

The integration may rely on RCS services.

What you need to know Google and Samsung are seemingly collaborating on tighter integration between their apps. A report from South Korea, as well as an examination of the Samsung Messages app, reveals One UI users could soon use Duo video calling from within the SMS app. A partnership with carriers and the use of RCS may even help bypass data charges.

Samsung Messages, RCS, and Google Duo. What happens  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10+ review, a year later: Cheaper and better with One UI 2

Samsung’s hardware still shines, and One UI 2 keeps things fresh for 2020.

With the way Samsung’s phones continuously stay in the conversation of the high-end competition, it’s easy to forget just how long they’ve been on the market. It definitely snuck up on me that the Galaxy S10+ was several months old at the end of 2019, as it kind of gets combined with the Galaxy Note 10 in my mind and still feels “fresh.”

But  [Read More…]

Samsung launches the Galaxy Note 10 Lite in India for ₹38,999 ($545)

Samsung has kicked off pre-orders of the Galaxy Note 10 Lite in India, with the phone going on sale from February 3.

What you need to know The Galaxy Note 10 Lite is now live in India, with the 6GB/128GB model available for ₹38,999 ($ 545) and the 8GB/128GB version for ₹40,999 ($ 575). The phone comes with the S Pen stylus, and you also get a 3.5mm jack. Pre-orders are now live, and the phone is  [Read More…]

Samsung Electronics appoints its youngest president as new mobile chief

Roh Tae-moon was pivotal to the development of the Galaxy brand, and he’s now overseeing Samsung’s mobile efforts.

What you need to know Samsung Electronics appoints Roh Tae-moon as new mobile chief. Roh previously led development of the Galaxy series, and is Samsung’s youngest president. DJ Koh will continue to oversee the IM business, which includes both the mobile unit and networking hardware.

Samsung is known for routinely switching execs to new roles, and the South Korean  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 will have a 5x optical zoom according to latest report

Korean optics manufacturer makes no mention of components for 10x optical zoom in the Galaxy S20.

What you need to know A report out of Korea shows that optics manufacturer Optrontech is supplying prisms that support 5x optical zoom for the Samsung Galaxy S20. That contradicts previous rumors that the Galaxy S20 Ultra will sport a camera with 10x optical zoom. It’s still possible that the S20 Ultra could feature a 10x digital zoom though.

With the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ vs. Note 10 Lite: Which should you buy?

Galaxy Note 10+

Ultimate flagship

$ 1,100 at Amazon

Pros Snapdragon 855 chipset Incredible QHD+ AMOLED display IP68 water resistance Large battery with fast, wireless charging S Pen Cons No headphone jack Expensive

If you want a true flagship, the Galaxy Note 10+ is the way to go. The phone has a gorgeous design backed by powerful internal hardware, a stunning AMOLED display, all-day battery life with 45W wired charging and 15W wireless charging, and the  [Read More…]

Verizon picks up the rough and tumble Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro

Samsung this week introduced the Galaxy XCover Pro, a rugged smartphone bound for Verizon later this year. Priced $ 500, it’s due “in the first half of 2020”.

The Galaxy XCover Pro fills a void that was once occupied by Samsung’s “Active” line of phones. Around for just a few generations, it was a rugged, durable take on the flagship Galaxy S series of phones.

The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro is  [Read More…]