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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 4G Review: The Proof is in the Details

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is Samsung's answer to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumers aren't so interested in buying $1,399 flagships anymore. With declining economies and a drastic reduction in purchasing power, consumers are more interested in getting the most bang for the buck than ever. This is the area where companies like Apple, OnePlus, and...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 4G First Impressions: Function over Form

It's fair to say that Samsung was blind-sided with the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Every device maker's smartphone sales have been affected by the pandemic, and this is natural—consumer spending is down because of the decrease in purchasing power. However, Samsung has been affected more than Huawei or Xiaomi, for example. The company's decision to...

Samsung will likely unveil the Galaxy S20 FE on September 23rd

Leaks and rumors about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 FE have been floating around the interwebs for the last couple of months now. But even though we've learned quite a bit about the upcoming device, Samsung is yet to unveil any information about it. However, that might change soon, as Samsung has announced another Galaxy...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE leaked specs mention two versions: 5G with Snapdragon 865 and 4G with Exynos 990

Back in June this year, we first heard rumors about an upcoming Samsung device called the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. At the time, sources familiar with the matter had revealed that the device would be a follow up to the Galaxy S10 Lite from earlier this year. Then, leaked renders of the device popped up...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Review: For Those Ahead of the Curve

The Galaxy Note series has, until the advent of the foldable Z line, represented the pinnacle of Samsung's smartphone engineering. Samsung empowers you to be more productive with the Galaxy Note, and gaining a mastery of all the Galaxy Note's features can transform the way you use your phone for work (and play). This is...

Samsung officially launches the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, its latest flagships

After months of leaks of specifications and renders, the moment is finally upon us. At Samsung Unpacked 2020 – held online-only due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year – Samsung has finally taken the wraps off five new devices: the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy...

OnePlus 8 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S20+ Review Comparison – The Quest to Attain Parity

Since 2011, Samsung has been the world's best-selling Android smartphone brand. Simultaneously, Samsung has also held the distinction of being the world's top premium Android smartphone brand. Over the last four years, Huawei mounted a serious challenge to Samsung by achieving second place in both the aforementioned rankings and began to quickly close the gap...

Samsung Austin R&D Center reveals details of its unreleased Exynos M6 CPU microarchitecture

We know that the custom CPU core project at Samsung's Austin Research & Development Center (SARC) came to an end in October 2019. For a project that was promoted with such fanfare with the launch of the Exynos M1-featuring Exynos 8890 in 2016, it was a sad end. Why did SARC fold up the project?...

Samsung may debut its new Exynos 992 processor on the Galaxy Note 20

At Samsung Tech Day 2019 in October last year, the company announced its new flagship Exynos 990 SoC. The SoC is manufactured on the company's new 7nm LPP EUV (extreme ultra-violet) process and it features a triple-cluster CPU core setup consisting of a combination of two custom M5 big cores, two ARM Cortex-76 middle cores,...

Samsung Galaxy S20+ Review: The standard bearer for flagship Android

Samsung's market position isn't as good as it was in the early days of Android. Relatively poor sales of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Samsung Galaxy S10 series has led to the company facing serious competition at all price segments of the smartphone market. The company's dominant first-place advantage is no longer so dominant....

Samsung announces the 7nm Exynos 990 SoC and the 5G Exynos Modem 5123

At Samsung Tech Day 2019, Samsung has announced the system-on-chip that will almost certainly power next year's international variants of the Galaxy S11 phones: the Exynos 990. The company has also announced a new cutting-edge discrete 5G Exynos Modem 5123 that is meant to be paired with the Exynos 990.Exynos 990 The Exynos 990 is the...