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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Vivo X70 Pro Plus: Battle for the Crown of the Best Camera on Android

Samsung's Galaxy S21 Ultra has held the throne of the best overall smartphone camera for most of 2021. But a new challenger has arrived in the form of the Vivo X70 Pro Plus, and it's a major contender after having beaten the iPhone 13 Pro in our previous camera shootout. I took both of these...

Hands-on with Samsung One UI 4.0 Beta 2: Theming, Virtual RAM, and more!

Samsung pushed out the second iteration of their One UI 4.0 beta software earlier this week. Coming roughly three weeks after the original beta release, the new version brings some new features and promises performance improvements. One of the key changes is the ability to dynamically theme your device using colors pulled from the current...

Samsung Android 12 Tracker: Here are all the official One UI 4.0 beta builds to download and install

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system! The stable version of Android 12 is finally here after a long few months of beta testing, and a range of smartphone makers have already announced that they plan to roll it out to their users. Being one...

Samsung rolls out the second One UI 4 beta based on Android 12 for the Galaxy S21 series

Samsung launched the One UI 4 Beta program last month to give Galaxy S21 users a chance to experience Android 12 on their devices before the stable rollout. The first One UI 4 beta release for Samsung's flagships included several new features, including redesigned home screen widgets, new lock screen features, animated stickers for the...

The Best Smartphone to buy in October: Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and more!

This has been a great year for smartphones so far -- conventional slab phones are all extremely polished, and foldables are coming into their own. So if you're looking to upgrade your phone, now is as good a time as any. We here at XDA test almost every smartphone on earth, so here's our expert...

Some Samsung phones can now be used as a car key, but support is limited

At its first Galaxy Unpacked event of the year, Samsung unveiled its flagship Galaxy S21 series. During the launch presentation, the company revealed that the devices would let users find and unlock Audi, BMW, Ford, and Genesis cars. The feature is now finally rolling out to users but, while it's available on a couple of...

Samsung rolls out October 2021 security patches to the Galaxy S21 series

We're still a couple of days away from moving into the next month, but that's not stopping Samsung from releasing October 2021 security patches for its flagship lineup. This isn't the first time the South Korean giant has started rolling out new monthly security patches even before publishing the security bulletin. For several months now,...

Apple iPhone 13 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Camera Shootout and Comparison

Every year around this time, there’s one camera comparison that must be made -- the latest iPhone vs the latest Samsung Galaxy. It’s a necessity because Samsung and Apple have essentially a duopoly in the North American market, meaning for a major, highest-spending, chunk of the world’s phone market, the latest iPhone and the latest...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Galaxy S21 Ultra: The Ultimate Galaxies

Samsung is the unquestioned leader when it comes to high-end Android smartphones. But even if you're in the market for a Samsung phone, there are a lot of options. On one hand, Samsung offers a number of compelling budget phones like the budget-friendly Galaxy A series. However, if you want the best of the best,...

Samsung’s One UI 4 Beta unlocks eSIM support on the U.S. Galaxy S21

Samsung recently launched its One UI 4 Beta for the Galaxy S21 line, and it looks like eSIM was added along with it. As spotted by users on Reddit and Max Weinbach on Twitter, the One UI 4 Beta unlocks eSIM support for the U.S. unlocked Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra. On most phones, customers need...

One UI 4 Beta program lets Galaxy S21 users try out Android 12

Ahead of the iPhone 13 launch tomorrow, Samsung has just announced an incentive to keep some users from switching: a major software update for the Galaxy S21 series. Starting September 14th, owners of the Galaxy S21, S21+, or S21 Ultra in select countries can try out the Android 12 update ahead of its stable release....

Best Smartphone Cameras in September: Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, OnePlus — We’ve tested them all!

Picking the phone with the best camera used to be an easy exercise. In the early days of the smartphone, the iPhone's camera was leaps and bounds better than Android's offerings. Then big-name Android brands caught up and for a couple of years in the mid-2010s Samsung held the crown. Towards the latter part of the...