Samsung releases new Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition aimed at businesses

Samsung releases new Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition aimed at businesses

Today Samsung announced the release the Galaxy Note 8 Enterprise Edition in the US, which takes the core Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and stuffs it with options that should be appealing to business owners looking for a common smartphone for all employees. It’s an unlocked device as a result, with some of its chief attractions being Samsung Knox Configure and Samsung Enterprise Firmware Over the Air, which let IT administrators

Samsung Galaxy J7+ is official with a 13MP+5MP dual rear camera

Samsung Galaxy J7+ is official with a 13MP+5MP dual rear camera

  Now that the Note8 has been announced, Samsung can go ahead and release dual camera smartphones down the ranks. And it has – the Galaxy J7+ has gone official in Thailand with a 13MP+5MP combo on its back, just like leaks in the past few days suggested. Joining the vanilla Galaxy J7 (2017) and the J7 Pro, the Galaxy J7+ comes with a 5.5-inch FullHD Super AMOLED display in an aluminum body. Unlike those two, however, the J7+ isn’t powered by the in-house Exynos 7870 chip, but what appears to be the Mediatek Helio P20 – the specs page doesn’t name…

Weekly poll results: Samsung Galaxy Note8 feels the love

Weekly poll results: Samsung Galaxy Note8 feels the love

Nearly half the people that answered our poll are happy with the Samsung Galaxy Note8. The Note line is one of Samsungs big money makers but has struggled in the last two generations. Now it seems to be back on track. The Galaxy Note FE formerly the Note7 received weak support, about half of the votes that the Galaxy S8+ scored. And from past polls we know that the S Pen is a huge differentiator, but apparently the older hardware didnt excite the crowd. Not that there were no complaints about the Galaxy Note8 either. Most of those that complained grumbled about…

Samsung Galaxy S8 Showdown: Exynos 8895 vs. Snapdragon 835, Performance & Battery Life Tested

Samsung Galaxy S8 Showdown: Exynos 8895 vs. Snapdragon 835, Performance & Battery Life Tested

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s headline features are its edge-to-edge Infinity Display and striking new design. Of course it still comes packed with the latest hardware and technology like previous Galaxy phones, including iris recognition, wireless charging, and a flagship SoC. Actually, there are two different SoCs for the S8 and S8+. Most regions around the world will get

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ get another discount

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ get another discount

With flagship prices dropping, the Galaxy S8 duo was starting to feel a bit pricey. This isnt much, but its something if you go through eBay, you can save around $30. The Galaxy S8 is $550 on eBay and $575 on Samsung.com (not counting trade ins). The Galaxy S8+ is $640 on eBay, compared to $675 on the official site. Note that were talking about unlocked 64GB phones with warranty. Galaxy S8Galaxy S8+Samsung.com$575$675 eBay.com$550$640Saving$25$35

Android 7.1 update for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ imminent

Android 7.1 update for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ imminent

The Android 7.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagship smartphones is likely to arrive anytime now. Vodafone Australia has provided a heads-up on its website that the update has been submitted for review, which is the last stage before the roll out begins. So in all likeliness, other key markets should also get the update sooner than later. Sadly, there’s currently no information on the

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) getting Android 7.0 Nougat in Russia

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) getting Android 7.0 Nougat in Russia

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is now receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update, just under two months after the 2016 model. The updates for the A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) are not out yet, even though they received Wi-Fi certifications before the A3 (2017) did. Back to the update in question. Its currently rolling out in Russia (has been for a couple of days, actually). It bears a firmware version A320FXXU2BQG5

Analysts: ASP of Samsung phones on the rise, thanks to Galaxy S8

Analysts: ASP of Samsung phones on the rise, thanks to Galaxy S8

Strategy Analytics have tallied the numbers and discovered that the average selling price (ASP) of Samsung phones during the April-June quarter was the highest in the last three years – $235. The analysts attribute this to strong sales of the Galaxy S8 duo. Last year, the ASP was $232, dropping to $227 in the second half of the year when the Galaxy Note7 was supposed to take over as the new flagship. The historic high, however, was

Samsung Galaxy Note8 ‘final’ specs leak in full

Samsung Galaxy Note8 ‘final’ specs leak in full

Samsung is officially unveiling the Galaxy Note8 phablet on August 23. That’s exactly three weeks from today for what it’s worth. And with just three weeks to go until the grand event, today what are purported to be the phone’s “final” specs have been leaked in full by the usually reliable Evan Blass. So here’s what you can expect. As evidenced by the leaked press renders below, the Note8’s design will be similar to that of the Galaxy

Galaxy Note FE’s July 7 launch date confirmed by Korean carrier

Galaxy Note FE’s July 7 launch date confirmed by Korean carrier

The refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note7 turned Galaxy Note FE is indeed set for a July 7 launch, just like previously reported. The confirmation came from a post by Korean carrier LG Uplus (part of LG Corporation) on Facebook, which has since been taken down. We did manage to save the picture, which, aside from the July 7 date, states there are limited quantities of the device. The post also detailed that the Note FE will be on pre-order

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition is just days away

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition is just days away

There’s been talk for a while that Samsung would sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 handsets, and a recent rumor that the phone would launch on July 7 has turned out to be true, with Samsung officially confirming the Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition will launch then. The phone has essentially the same design as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, but with the new name plastered across the back, and it’s apparently built using “unused” parts.

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

It has been a while since Samsung released a mini flagship and those older S minis were flagships in name only. Now unsubstantiated rumors suggest that a Galaxy S8 mini is in the works and will debut in South Korea at some point in the future. The mini will allegedly have a 5.3 screen but will have the feel of a 4.7 screen due to the extra wide aspect ratio (18.5:9).   Suggested specs for the S8 mini include

Refurbished Galaxy Note7 listed by South Korean retailer

Refurbished Galaxy Note7 listed by South Korean retailer

  Weve heard reports and saw leaks about the reborn Samsung Galaxy Note7, but the latest discovery shows us the device is ever so closer to a relaunch. Although some called it the Galaxy Note7R, a device with the latest rumored title Galaxy Note FE appeared on the South Korean retailer Danawa.   The listing does not reveal more than what we already know. The phone will come via a USB-C port. Apart from these specs, the Galaxy Note7R will look and feel exactly like the discontinued Galaxy Note7. The retailer still says that pre-order would start in June, but is yet…

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2015) will get Nougat in November

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2015) will get Nougat in November

A couple of months ago, a list of updates designated for Samsungs devices leaked from Turkey and revealed which of Samsungs mid-range devices, like the A and J series) would be getting Android Nougat. In that list, the Galaxy J5 (2015) was nowhere to be seen. A revised list has been spotted, complete with the expected dates of arrival. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2015) is now listed to receive an Android Nougat update which is set with

Galaxy J5 (2017) listed for pre-order in Germany – announce it already, Samsung

Galaxy J5 (2017) listed for pre-order in Germany – announce it already, Samsung

  Samsung’s hugely popular J-series of smartphones is due for a refresh and by all accounts an official announcement should happen any day now – the Galaxy J7 (2017) and J5 (2017)even starred in hands-on videos, yet there’s no word from Samsung on the matter. Well, retailers in Germany seem to know a few extra details, as the Galaxy J5 (2017) has been listed for pre-order on a few major online stores.   Price has been set at 279 for the J530FD version, in other words the Galaxy J5 (2017) Duos dual SIM flavor. Otto says the phone will ship at the…

A Kickstarter project wants to kill the Galaxy S8 Bixby button

A Kickstarter project wants to kill the Galaxy S8 Bixby button

While some sought to remap the Bixby button, others sought to erase it completely – theres even a Kickstarter dedicated to the cause! For a mere $20 pledge, you can have a carbon-fibery case that hides the button on your Galaxy S8 or S8+.   Or, if you prefer to be more passive-aggressive, you can have a $3 I HATE BIXBY sticker. Note that the sticker is included with the case. True haters could go for the $40 option, which also includes a hat that proclaims your animosity towards Samsungs virtual assistant. If you hate Bixby that much, you can disable com.samsung.android.bixby.agent…

Fix for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ red tint issue now rolling out in India

Fix for Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ red tint issue now rolling out in India

After South Korea and Europe, Samsung has now started rolling out the Galaxy S8/S8+ red tint issue fix in India as well. Weighing in at around 426MB, the update arrives as firmware version XXU1AQDG.   Both S8 as well as the Plus variant are getting the update. It’s worth mentioning that the flagships aren’t yet on sale in India – they’ll will be available for purchase starting May 5, although pre-orders

Samsung Galaxy S7 sales hit 55 million milestone

Samsung Galaxy S7 sales hit 55 million milestone

Samsung has managed to sell more than 55 million units of its Galaxy S7/S7 edge flagship smartphones till date. This was revealed by market research firm Strategy Analytics in a new report. The first quarter of the ongoing year saw the South Korean tech giant selling 7.2 million Galaxy S7/S7 edge units, the report noted.   In total, Samsung sold 92.8 million handsets in the January-March period, of

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) April security update

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) April security update

Well, that was quick. It’s April 1, and Samsung has already started rolling out the security patch for the month. The update – arriving as build number J320FXXU0AQC3 – is currently hitting Galaxy J3 (2016) units in Europe. Some regular bug fixes as well as device optimizations are included as well. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take time for the update to hit your device. Meanwhile,

Galaxy S7 can now be yours for just $399.99

Galaxy S7 can now be yours for just $399.99

Sure, the Galaxy S8became official this week and it’s impressive and exciting and already up for pre-order. Yet it’s only going to be shipping in mid-to-late April, so maybe you don’t want to wait that long to have a new high-end smartphone in your hands. Or perhaps you don’t necessarily care for the latest and greatest (and Infinity Display-est). What then? One option would be to go for last year’s flagship. You’d expect this to