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Samsung unveils larger version of Galaxy Z Fold 2 for China

It was just a few months ago when Samsung released the Galaxy Z Fold 2, and already there’s a sequel — sort of. The company is launching a new device called the Samsung W21 5G in China, and it’s essentially the Galaxy Z Fold 2, but slightly taller. The Samsung W21 is nearly identical to the...

Samsung rolls out the November 2020 security update to the Galaxy Z Fold 2

Besides Google’s generic Android Security Bulletin (ASB), Samsung also maintains a separate bulletin for assessing the impact of any actual or potential security vulnerability in the context of their ecosystem. A quick look at Samsung’s Mobile Security portal reveals all the disclosed security vulnerabilities affecting closed-source vendor components, the underlying Linux kernel in Android, and...

The iPhone 12’s new MagSafe wireless charger works with some Android devices

Apple this month held a digital event to announce four new iPhone models, including the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. As part of the announcement, Apple introduced a new MagSafe charger – alongside other MagSafe accessories – which the company says is an improvement over traditional Qi wireless charging mats. Featuring an array...

[Update: Rolling out] Samsung brings Galaxy Z Fold 2 features to Galaxy Fold in new update

Samsung is rolling out an update that will bring the latest features from the Galaxy Z Fold 2 to the original Galaxy Fold, including new productivity capabilities and camera experiences. Previously, Samsung updated its original foldable to Android 10 with One UI 2.1. One of the biggest new features in the update is App Pair, which...

Vivo V20 Pro Selfie Camera Tests: Justified Marketing Hype!

Between Instagram and TikTok, it seems like most young people these days really enjoy taking photos and videos of themselves. And so it's surprising that Vivo is the only brand with a phone line whose entire shtick is catering to the selfie generation. Ever since the Vivo V5 in early 2017, which was billed as...

Royole FlexPai 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2: Battle of the Foldables

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 has garnered plenty of praise lately, but it's not the only big-screen foldable in town. Royole, the company behind the very first commercially released foldable called the Royole FlexPai, is back with a sequel device of its own too, FlexPai 2. Since I have both devices on me right...

Google Duo’s auto-framing feature is coming to Samsung Galaxy devices

Samsung Galaxy owners who use Google Duo will soon be able to use the video application’s auto-framing feature, which was previously exclusive to Google's Pixel 4. Auto-framing is a feature that automatically keeps you front and center during a video call. Google Duo’s auto-framing feature first arrived on the Pixel 4 at the end of last...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Redmi 10X/10X Pro, and Moto Z4 Android 10 kernel sources are now available

Samsung recently expanded its foldable smartphone lineup with the launch of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 (our review). The captivating foldable from the Korean smartphone maker offers impressive specifications as well as a number of design improvements over its predecessor. The device packs a 7.59-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED primary display (when unfolded), a 6.23-inch HD+...

TWRP ports are now available for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus and Galaxy Z Fold 2

For those of you already managed to pick the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 Plus or the Galaxy Z Fold 2, you will be happy to know that unofficial TWRP builds are now out for your devices. Compiled against the latest TWRP 3.4.0 codebase, the builds come courtesy of XDA‌ Senior Member ianmacd. The current set...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Review: Likely The Phone of the Year

Has any consumer electronics company bounced back from embarrassing PR fiascos better than Samsung in recent years—or ever? When Samsung's long-teased, much-hyped debut foldable phone literally broke in the hands of some of the world's most famous tech reviewers after a day or two, it should have been the death knell for the ambitious product....

Galaxy Z Fold 2 Ongoing Review Day 3: Testing out the 5 cameras and video recording

Welcome to day 3 of our ongoing review of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2. In today's episode, we put the five cameras of the Fold 2 to the test, including the unique ways the phone can capture photos or videos. Yesterday for day 2 we took a look at how it functioned as a...

These are the best Galaxy Z Fold 2 Cases, Covers and Skins

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is coming in fast, with a September 18 release date. A hefty $1,999 price tag (although you can save $800 with trade-in) means your new purchase deserves some nice protection, too! The last thing you want to do is drop something unique like Samsung's foldable phone and then need...