Tag: Samsung

What is the best mid-range mobile processor?

[embedded content] Not everyone buys a flagship or premium smartphone. Brands like Xiaomi, Nokia, and Honor sell millions of devices a year in the mid-range market. A mid-range device is typically cheaper and has fewer features than a flagship or premium device. They generally use mobile processors with lower levels of performance compared to flagship […]

Read More

Latest Samsung Galaxy Watch update improves charging and music playback

The Samsung Galaxy Watch received its second update today. The update includes improved reliability of battery charging, music playback, and the overall experience. The update is available in the U.S., with other regions to follow. Mixed in all the hoopla of the Galaxy Note 9 was the Galaxy Watch, Samsung’s latest attempt at a smartwatch […]

Read More

Samsung’s international Galaxy Note9 drops to $770 on eBay ($230 off)

If you’ve been eyeing a Galaxy Note9, then you might be interested in this deal. Over on eBay, you can pick up a 128GB dual-SIM Note9 (Exynos variant) for just $769.99, which is a good drop from the last time we saw this deal. Keep in mind that this is the international variant (SM-N960F/DS), so […]

Read More

Which is the better power user phone: Huawei Mate 20 Pro or Galaxy Note 9? (Poll of the Week)

Last week’s poll summary: Last week, we asked you if you were planning on buying the Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, or neither. The overwhelming majority of our readers said they weren’t going to buy either, 16 percent said they prefer the smaller Pixel 3, and just 12 percent voted for the Pixel 3 […]

Read More

Samsung is almost ready to launch its Android 9 Pie beta program

Getting updated to the latest version of Android as quickly as possible is something a lot of users care about, with good reason, but it tends to be a bit of a lottery depending on which device you own. Samsung is usually one of the better OEMs for updates, and it looks like its Android […]

Read More

T-Mobile’s 36-month payment plans could help bring $1,000 phones to more people

T-Mobile customers can buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with payments spread out over 36-months. On this plan, monthly payments for the device are less than that of a Galaxy S9 on a 24-month contract. Given the high price tags premium phones often carry, this could help more users afford them. T-Mobile is letting customers […]

Read More

Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling out now to the Samsung Galaxy J3 on Verizon

Android updates aren’t always guaranteed, especially on lower-end devices, so it’s nice when budget phones receive newer versions of the operating system. Case in point, Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling out to Samsung’s very affordable Galaxy J3 on Verizon. The update is coming to both the Galaxy J3 Eclipse and Galaxy J3 Mission. It includes […]

Read More

[Update: Orders open] Samsung Galaxy Note9 to soon be available in Midnight Black and Cloud Silver in the US

Oddly, Samsung released the Galaxy Note9 in the US with only two colors, neither of which can be considered conventional: Ocean Blue and Lavender Purple. That was a big step from the standard black/white/gold palette that’s been popular for years, though it looks like Samsung is slowly bringing that back to the US to some […]

Read More