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Leaked image shows off three variants for Samsung’s Galaxy S10 lineup

Samsung will hold its next Unpacked event next month, where it’s expected to show off a “fully functional” version of its foldable phone, along with the next iteration of its Galaxy lineup, Galaxy S10. A new leaked image from Evan Blass shows off three versions of the phone, the S10E, the S10, and the S10+. There have been rumors floating around since last fall that the S10 would come in three variants: the S10 and S10+ with a curved OLED screen, hole-punch selfie camera, and in-display fingerprint scanners, with a third (presumably the S10E), serving…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 may have been revealed by the company ahead of February 20 launch

In a blog post published Monday outlining the company’s new One UI design, Samsung may have accidentally displayed the interface on the upcoming Galaxy S10 before its official release; on Thursday, the images were swapped for those of a more generic-looking device. Samsung may have accidentally posted a pic of the Galaxy S10 themselves before its official release next month. As spotted by redditor qgtx, the blog post that the company published on Monday showing off the new One UI design features was hastily updated three days later, changing what…

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Samsung Galaxy S8 gets new update, keeps the same November security patch

Samsung smartphones that will receive an update to Android Pie will move from Samsung Experience UI to One UI. According to previous info, the Galaxy S8 is in tow for such a switch, but if you have received the latest update, prepare to be disappointed, because it brings neither new OS nor updated security patch. Samsung Galaxy S8 update info The new software update is version G950FXXU4CRKG / G950FOXM4CKR1 / G950FXXU4CKR1 and is 451 MB in size. According to the log, it brings device stability improvements and bug fixes, along…

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite concept render shows even bezels, no chin

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite (perhaps not its final name) is interesting because it will be the only one in the family with a flat screen (5.8”). The curved sides on the other models help make their side bezels appear smaller. However, the flat screen as seen this concept rendering by @IceUniverse does have a nice symmetry to it. The bezel is perfectly even all around the phone – no chins and certainly no notches. The latter is being replaced by the punch hole camera (one, in the upper right…

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Samsung Galaxy Note9 receives another Android 9.0 Pie beta update

Samsung has recently launched the beta testing program for its flagship phones from this year and since the Galaxy Note9 is one of them, it just got the second update so far and bumps up the build number to N960FXXU2ZRL6 and weighs just over 550MB. However, the newly introduced patch brings minor changes but squashes quite a few bugs along the way. Similarly to the latest Galaxy S9/S9+ patch, this one takes care of some of the annoying issues that plagued the previous software beta version. The autofill is now…

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British Samsung Galaxy S10 prices leak, Lite will be cheaper than the Galaxy S9

We’ve been hearing a lot about the Samsung Galaxy S10 lately, but one key detail has been elusive so far – the price. Insider info coming out of the UK makes it sound more than reasonable. In fact, the introductory S10 will be a good £70 cheaper than last year’s Galaxy S9, which launched at £740. However, the fully loaded S10 will cost more twice as much as the base model. Here’s a handy table with the reported prices (not confirmed by Samsung, of course). We’ve also converted them to…

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Samsung to supply the 2019 iPhone XS Max with cheaper OLED panels

It’s a well-known secret that Samsung is the sole supplier for OLED panels for last year’s iPhone X and this year’s iPhone XS and XS Max. However, those panels take a good chunk of the overall production cost so Samsung is reportedly offering a more affordable option. But more affordable doesn’t mean worse. In fact, Samsung has incorporated the so-called Y-Octa panels found on the Galaxy Note9, S9 and S9+ that make use of the in-cell touch technology. It allows for thinner, lighter, much cheaper and will allow Apple to…

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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note9 up to $300 off from Samsung US

In time for the holidays, Samsung is holding deals on all its 2018 flagships directly from its website. The Galaxy S9, S9+, and Note9 are all seeing discounts depending on the carrier and if you trade in another device, you can get an even bigger discount. T-Mobile: Instantly save $200 when purchasing a Galaxy S9 ($519) or S9+ ($639). Galaxy Note9 is also discounted by $200 ($799 for 128GB or $1,049 for 512GB). You must order the phone via Samsung.com and sign up for a Samsung upgrade plan, Finance plan,…

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Samsung Galaxy M20 has dual cameras and it’s made of metal

After the front glass panel of the Galaxy M20 leaked the other day, today we see back panel as well. It was the last piece of the design puzzle and reveals that the handset will indeed come with a dual-camera setup. And fortunately for some, it’s will have a metal body, too. In addition to the two cameras on the back, the device will also have a rear-mounted fingerprint reader while a side shot exposes a 3.5mm audio jack, USB-C connector for charging and data transfer and bottom-firing speaker grill.…

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Samsung showcases its One UI in the first promo video

While we are waiting for the stable installment of Samsung’s One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie, the company is hyping up with a short introduction video that was played at the announcement event of the new UI. The video itself is pretty cool and emphasizes on the main principles that Samsung was going for – better one-handed usability, minimalist appearance, more intuitive interaction with the content and focusing on what’s important on the screen. The new One UI is supposed to hit Samsung’s latest flagship models – the Note9…

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