Tag: Samsung Galaxy S9

Deal: Best Buy offers refurbished Pixel 2 XL, Galaxy S9, and more on sale

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Google Pixel 3 XL are great smartphones, but they also cost a pretty penny. That is where refurbished devices come in and end up costing less than their new counterparts. It gets even better when those refurbished devices are on sale, which is what Best Buy is currently offering. […]

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Best Samsung phones you can buy right now – flagship, mid-range and budget models

Samsung is without a doubt the biggest name in the Android world, and if you are considering purchasing a new phone, logic dictates you may be looking to pick up a phone made by the Korean giant. However, while it might be easy to just say “get a Note or the latest Galaxy S,” Samsung’s line-up […]

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Deal: Buy any Samsung flagship smartphone from 2018 at Best Buy, get a free Samsung TV

With Best Buy set to exclusively offer the Cloud Silver variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 starting October 5 and the Midnight Black variant a week later, the retailer also announced it will offer a free Samsung TV to would-be buyers. Anyone who buys and activates a Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, or Galaxy […]

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First screenshots, now video: Here’s Android Pie on the Galaxy S9

A new video has emerged showing off Android Pie on the Samsung Galaxy S9. The footage takes a look at the Samsung Experience 10.0 UI’s core menus and features. It’s based on a leaked firmware build and elements may change before the software’s official release. We recently wrote about some Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Android […]

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Early glimpse at Android Pie with Samsung Experience 10 reveals ‘night theme,’ new gesture control

Since Samsung isn’t exactly known for lightning fast updates, it’s always a welcome surprise to see details of a new build ahead of time. XDA Developers, working with OTA firmware download tool Firmware.science, has managed to provide us with just that by installing a test build of the Samsung Experience 10 update based on Android […]

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Here’s our first look at Android Pie on the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

As with most manufacturers, Samsung typically takes months to bring the latest version of Android to its flagships. Despite this and the fact that Samsung hasn’t announced when it plans to make the firmware upgrade available, XDA-Developers was able to use a tool called Firmware.Science to install Samsung Experience 10.0 based on Android 9 Pie onto the Galaxy […]

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Deal: 512GB Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with free Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch

Samsung Samsung has some new deals available for those in the U.S. who want to buy a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or Samsung Galaxy S9. The deals were spotted by Phone Arena and see Samsung offer buyers a free, or heavily discounted, smartwatch. In arguably the best deal, Samsung is giving away a free Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch and […]

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus problems and how to fix them

Samsung upped its flagship game and kicked off 2018 with the S9 and S9 Plus, what many consider two of the best Android smartphones out there. The company’s latest high-end offerings further refine the already great features of their predecessors, taking elements like the design, display, performance, and photography to a whole new level. However, […]

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Samsung Galaxy S9 international giveaway!

Welcome to the Sunday giveaway, the place where we giveaway a new Android phone each and every Sunday. A big congratulations to the winner of last week’s LG G7 ThinQ international giveaway: Wayne E. from the U.S. This week we are giving away a brand new Samsung Galaxy S9, courtesy of the Android Authority Newsletter! Get caught up on the […]

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Best phones with NFC — what are your options?

NFC stands for Near Field Communication and lets you quickly share various files with other mobile devices, make payments via services like Google Pay, and more. Most high-end smartphones have NFC on board these days, while the same can’t be said for mid-range and budget handset. If you’re in the market for an NFC-enabled smartphone, […]

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[Deal Alert] Samsung Galaxy S9 is $500 ($200 off) for new Cricket customers

If the Note9’s steep starting price puts you off, but you want in on the Samsung life, Cricket has a deal that might interest you. The prepaid carrier is offering a Galaxy S9 for $500, but there are some caveats here, so let’s address those.  You need to port your number to Cricket (i.e be […]

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Deal: Save up to $350 on Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy Note 8 at Best Buy

The Galaxy S9 hasn’t exactly been the sales performer Samsung was hoping for, so we’re not too surprised to see the 2018 flagships receive hefty discounts via Best Buy (h/t: Droid Life). The 2018 devices aren’t the only Samsung flagships on sale either, as the Galaxy Note 8 is also getting in on the action. […]

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How did OnePlus just beat Apple and Samsung?

A perfect storm of sales and big-name new phone releases made OnePlus win the quarter for premium device sales in India in Q2 2018. Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X are not currently in vogue as we’re a few months away from a new launch, and Galaxy Note 9 is coming at the start of […]

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Samsung says Galaxy S9 under-performed, prepares for early Galaxy Note 9 release

A leaked press render supposedly depicting the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Samsung has published its second-quarter 2018 earnings figures. The report touches on Galaxy S9 sales, folding phones, and the company’s midrange lineup. Samsung says the S9 faced tough competition and it intends to release the Galaxy Note 9 early to give it a better chance. Samsung […]

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