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Samsung’s Alcantara case is the most luxurious way to protect your Galaxy S9 or S9+

Protection for your phone and enjoyment for your hand.

Alcantara is a fabric typically associated with the interiors of race cars and their sporty consumer counterparts, but in recent years it’s been adapted as a choice for consumer electronics as well. Microsoft has been putting feet of the stuff on the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop, and Samsung has also locked it in as a go-to material for its flagship phone cases. And I’m glad it has,  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 battery ‘issues’ are all about Apple

Samsung makes more than just phones and the Exynos 9810 Galaxy S9 is a €950 beta test.

By now you’ve probably heard that the Exynos-powered international version of the Samsung Galaxy S9 doesn’t have the greatest battery life. Some say it’s fair, some say it’s the most horrible thing ever, so that means it’s somewhere in the middle and that’s not good enough for a phone in 2018. Especially a very expensive phone.

This time North America  [Read More…]

Samsung’s newest fast wireless charging stand is already $20 off

Charge without the wires.

Samsung’s fast wireless charging stands are down from $ 69.99 to just $ 49.99 in both black and white. This price drop brings the popular wireless charging option down to a new all-time low. You can grab it for the same price from Samsung and Best Buy.

It is compatible with all Qi devices, including Samsung’s Galaxy S8, S9, Note 8, and other devices like the iPhone 8, iPhone X and more. The  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Exynos 9610 chipset brings AI and 480fps video recording to the mid-range segment

Samsung’s mid-range Exynos 9610 chipset is built on the 10nm node, the same as the flagship Exynos 9810.

Samsung has announced the latest chipset in the mid-range Exynos 7 Series, the Exynos 9610. Naming irregularities aside, there’s a lot to like in the Exynos 9610. The chipset is built on the 10nm node — much like the Exynos 9810 and the Snapdragon 845 — and comes with a host of new features that include AI-based image processing,  [Read More…]

Samsung’s $100 256GB microSD card is a must-have for all Galaxy S9 owners

Don’t go without it.

Samsung’s 256GB microSD card has only been cheaper once before, and that was during a brief sale on Black Friday. Unless you have a time machine to go back and get that price, this is easily the best deal around on such a large capacity card. SanDisk’s similar option is currently $ 10 more.

The EVO Select is a Class 10 UHS 3 card, meaning it’s great for storing files, capturing photos, and  [Read More…]

College students can get the best deal on Samsung’s Galaxy S9 or S9+

Who said going to school didn’t have benefits?

It’s hard not to want a Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ after the company showed off some of the new camera features. If you’re a college student with a verifiable email address, you can save up to $ 63 on the purchase by just registering with that email address. This drops the unlocked pricing of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ down to $ 665.99 and $ 776.99 respectively.

Samsung is also  [Read More…]

Why the Gear VR wasn’t a big part of Samsung’s Galaxy S9 event

The most commonly owned VR headset in the world didn’t make an appearance at Samsung’s big event, but you shouldn’t worry too much about it.

While Samsung’s Galaxy S9 event took plenty of time to talk about Augmented Reality and all of the ways this new phone is taking advantage of that tech, Virtual Reality took a bit of a backseat. In fact, it wasn’t mentioned at all during the launch of the Galaxy S9 event in  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Bixby powered smart speaker to launch in second half of 2018

The long rumored Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung is officially confirmed and is expected to launch in the latter half of 2018.

The post Samsung’s Bixby powered smart speaker to launch in second half of 2018 appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Samsung’s AR Emoji are better than Animoji in every way but the one that matters

You’re going to see way more AR Emoji than you ever will Animoji.

Apple’s iPhone X launched with a quirky little emoji thing where you can use your face to animate an emoji message to send to your friends. It’s cute, but Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is launching with something far more feature complete and accessible. The new AR Emoji feature is going to see adoption rates well over what Apple has seen with Animoji, but there’s one  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s upcoming 5G-enabled Snapdragon chipsets will be built on Samsung’s 7nm node

Qualcomm is ready to make the switch to 7nm with Samsung’s help.

Qualcomm detailed its 5G plans late last year with the introduction of the X50, its first 5G-enabled modem for smartphones. The company has now announced that it is partnering with Samsung over its next-generation Snapdragon chipsets with 5G capabilities. The upcoming chipsets will be built on Samsung’s 7nm node, a huge leap forward that sees the introduction of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography.

Samsung Foundry  [Read More…]