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Samsung might offer OIS on all Galaxy A series phones next year

Smartphone OEMs typically reserve optical image stabilization (OIS) for the primary and telephoto cameras on flagship devices. They rarely offer the feature on mid-range and budget-friendly phones, shipping the devices with electronic image stabilization (EIS) instead. But Samsung has launched a couple of mid-range Galaxy A series devices with OIS on the primary camera this...

These are the Best Cheap Android Phones in August: Google, Motorola, Samsung, OnePlus & More

Smartphones get better year after year. For flagships, this improvement usually come with price increases too. Fortunately for many of us, this is not the case with budget and mid-tier phones -- they improve year on year but the prices stay mostly the same because the definition for "cheap" or "budget" remains the same. Sure,...

Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Review: Good phone, Poor value

Samsung sells many different budget phones, and it can definitely be difficult to figure out where each one falls. The Galaxy A42 5G was released last year in Europe and other regions, and Samsung just brought it to the United States in April. The phone sits somewhere in the middle of Samsung's budget lineup, with...

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G launches in India with Snapdragon 750G and Android 11

Today, Samsung has launched its cheapest 5G smartphone in India, the Galaxy M42 5G. From the looks of it, this device is a rebrand of the Galaxy A42 5G that was launched in October 2020 globally but not in India. The only changes are increased numbers for the RAM. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G: Specifications Specification Samsung Galaxy M42...

Samsung launches five Galaxy A series smartphones in the USA

Samsung is expanding its budget and mid-range portfolio in the US with the launch of five Galaxy A smartphones. The list includes the Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy A32 5G, Galaxy A12, and Galaxy A02s. None of the phones are brand new per se, mind you. They have either already launched in some...

One UI 3.1 with Android 11 goes live for Galaxy M31 and Galaxy A42 5G in select markets

It seems Samsung is in no mood to slow down its One UI 3.1 rollout. In the last two weeks alone, the company has brought the One UI 3.1 update to a range of Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy A71 4G, Galaxy M51, Galaxy A50 series, and Galaxy M31s. Two more devices...

Galaxy S21 series, Mi 10i, OnePlus Nord N10 5G and more gain AR apps support

Following up on the last update, which saw twelve Android smartphones gaining support for the Google Play Service for AR, Google is back again with augmented reality SDK support for some more phones. 28 new devices have been added to the official list, including the Galaxy S21 series, Galay F41, OnePlus Nord N10 5G, Mi...

Samsung unveils the budget Galaxy A42 5G smartphone with the Snapdragon 750G

Samsung on Monday fully detailed the Galaxy A42 5G, an affordable 5G mid-range smartphone that features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 750G. The company actually announced the device a few weeks ago, but they neglected to share most of the phone's specifications and other important details. With the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G now available for preorder,...

Samsung unveils Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy Tab A7, Galaxy Fit 2, Wireless Charger Trio at “Life Unstoppable” virtual event

Hot on the heels of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 announcement yesterday, Samsung has just announced several brand new products across different categories at its "Life Unstoppable" virtual event. The list of the products announced today includes the Galaxy A42 5G smartphone, Galaxy Tab A7, Galaxy Fit 2, and Wireless Charger Trio. Most of the...