Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, Note9 have all got the Android 9.0 Pie update which brings new One U.I and the update started rolling out in India this week. Now the company has started accepting beta registrations for the S8 and the Galaxy S8+, and according to reports the stable is expected to roll out sometime in February or March. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Android Pie beta with One UI rolling out in India”
Apart from rolling out the stable Pie update to S9 and S9+, Samsung has also provided a detailed timeline of when the new One UI interface based on Pie will be available for which device. The list shows Pie update to Note 9 in February and March for Galaxy S8 and Note 8 series. Continue reading “Samsung releases Android Pie roll out schedule for eligible smartphones and tablets”
Samsung introduced the One UI last week along with Infinity Flex for foldable smartphones. The new skin is aimed at making the navigation much easier and designed around how we use our phones in the day-to-day. One UI will replace the current Experience UI which was originally known as TouchWiz. Continue reading “Samsung One UI coming to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note8”
Samsung recently canceled the Galaxy S8 and S8+ Android 8.0 Oreo update merely a week after the update was released citing the unexpected reboot issue. Now it looks like the update has finally resumed in Germany and just a matter of few days before it widely becomes available in the markets where the update had previously been released. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 Android Oreo update resumes with February security patch and bug fixes”
[Update: Samsung has confirmed that it has indeed stopped the roll out Oreo update for the phone. It has also said that the roll out was stopped due to unexpected reboots for some. If it finds the impact to be minimal, it will resume it soon] Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo update suspended, new version said to be in development [Update: Samsung responds]”
Samsung ended the Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in India and UK earlier this month, now the company has announced to its beta testers through ‘Samsung Members app’ that it is ending the beta program in the USA from yesterday, i.e January 26th. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Android Oreo beta program ends, stable update expected soon”
This week’s biggest announcement was Samsung’s flagship phone Galaxy S8 and S8+. The company also introduced new Gear 360 and a VR with controller. Micromax launched the Dual 5, ACT Fibernet launched 1Gbps wired broadband service.
Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Micromax Dual 5, ACT Fibernet 1GBps broadband and more”
Samsung’s S series lineup and Apple’s iPhone lineup never do get announced at the same time. Hence most people say that comparisons between the two are often unfair. While that may be debatable, a comparison is definitely needed and is unavoidable. Here is a spec comparison between the two bigger siblings in each company’s lineup.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus — What’s different”
Samsung’s S series lineup and Apple’s iPhone lineup never do get announced at the same time. Hence most people say that comparisons between the two are often unfair. While that may be debatable, a comparison is definitely needed and is unavoidable. Here is a spec comparison between the two smaller siblings in each company’s lineup.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7 — What’s Different”
LG announced the 6th Generation G smartphone at MWC and it has been getting praises from all over. We ourselves quite liked the device and you can read all about it in our review. But Samsung is coming out with the S8 soon with all guns blazing. While we will be comparing the smartphone’s in detail once we have both the device together, we though that a detailed spec comparison will be helpful for the time being.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 — What’s Different”
Samsung just outed the S8+, the larger brother in the brand new S8 lineup of flagships for 2017. For the first time, Samsung is releasing a flagship phone with over 6 inches in terms of display size. In fact, it is even the first time that an S series device has a display larger than a Note device. Even the S8 has a 5.8″ display that is larger than Note devices of the past. But the devices seem to be quite small thanks to the smaller bezels. Let us examine all the detailed changes between the S8+ and its predecessor in this specs comparison.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Galaxy S7 edge — What’s New”
Samsung just announced its flagship phones Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. In addition the company has also announced docking device dubbed as DeX. Continue reading “Samsung DeX dock for Galaxy S8 and S8+ announced”
At the beginning of the year, it was rumored that Samsung will introduce Bixby voice assistant along with Galaxy S8. Now, the company has officially announced Bixby voice assistant that will have its own dedicated button on the side of the Galaxy S8. Continue reading “Samsung officially unveils AI based Bixby virtual assistant ahead of Galaxy S8”
Last year, a mysterious Samsung device codenamed SM-R210 surfaced online on the import listing followed by Wi-Fi Alliance earlier this year. While most of them didn’t have any clue about it, latest report confirms that it’s the successor of the Gear 360 camera. Continue reading “Samsung Gear 360 successor could be announced alongside Galaxy S8”