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Leaked Image Shows The Galaxy S8’s Display Scaling Options

After last year's ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, expectations are higher than ever for Samsung to deliver something truly exceptional with its next device: the Galaxy S8. The device itself has been subject to frequent leaks and rumors, especially over the past few weeks. From what we have learned so far, there will be two devices,...

Image and Features of the Samsung DeX Station for the Galaxy S8/S8+ Leak

We've seen leak after leak reveal specifications, details and images of the upcoming Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ from Samsung. I think it's fair to say there won't be any surprises left once the device becomes official at Samsung's product launch event. We've heard there will be a new Gear 360 camera, a new...

Samsung Developing OLED Displays Without Polarizer, Force Touch Technology and More

A report originating from Korea mentions that Samsung is on track with experimenting and trying out new display technologies to be used in smartphones and other appliances. As reported by the Korea Herald, Samsung unveiled several of these new display technologies at a private room during MWC 2017. The technologies included an OLED display without a...

Samsung Reveals the new Bixby Virtual Assistant from the upcoming Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are scheduled to be announced on March 29th, and you know the world will be watching. The star of the show will be the two new devices in all of their minimal-bezel glory and the slew of new hardware and software features they will be packing. The Galaxy S8...

Report: Samsung Galaxy S8 Will Use Facial Recognition to Authenticate Mobile Payments

Bloomberg reports Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S8, will have facial recognition capabilities to verify user's identity. The technology will primarily be used in mobile payment services such as Samsung Pay to provide users with enhanced security. According to the report, the Galaxy S8 will make combined use of phone's iris scanner, fingerprint sensor, and facial recognition...

Samsung Says They’re On Track to Ramp-up Production of the 10nm FinFET Process

There's been a lot of talk within the mobile community about how Samsung is doing with their 10nm FinFET process. This is what will be used to manufacture the upcoming Snapdragon 835 SoC from Qualcomm, as well as their own Exynos 8895 chip. We first heard about this issue a couple of weeks ago when...

Report: Samsung will Produce a Prototype Foldable Smartphone in Q3

Whether you like the idea or not, foldable smartphones are coming, and the technology looks to be nearing release in the next year or two. Dating all the way back to 2015, LG has felt that foldable displays are the future and they reportedly had plans to start investing in them back then as well. Thanks...

Rumor: Galaxy S8 Release is Delayed, Now Set for April 28th

Many people were upset at the fact that both HTC and LG launched their HTC U Ultra and the LG G6 with the Snapdragon 821 - an SoC from last year. Some speculated that it was Samsung who was cleverly hoarding the chips exclusively for the Galaxy S8, but a report last week placed the...

Proportion of AMOLED Smartphones Estimated at 27.6% in 2017, Expected to Rise to 50% by 2020

AMOLED usage on smartphones is increasing, and a new report originating from Digitimes indicates that their popularity will continue trending upwards. The proportion of smartphones with AMOLED displays is estimated to be at 26.7% in 2017. This number is expected to rise up to 50% by the year 2020, indicating that the display technology will be...

Samsung Announces its Plan to expand its RCS Messaging Service

There's been a lot of talk about RCS lately as more carriers are starting to adapt the universal profile that was recently announced by the GSMA. We've seen carriers like T-Mobile and Sprint begin to support it, and there was even a demo recently that showed AT&T was working on it as well. Then there...

[UPDATED WITH LIVE IMAGES] We Finally Get a Proper Galaxy S8 Leak

We've been receiving bite-sized pieces of information about the Galaxy S8 for the past few months, with each new credible rumor and each new solid leak further enhancing our understanding of our new handset. Today we finally get a full look at the design courtesy of @evleaks himself. Evan Blass is the most reputable leaker in the...

Samsung Teases the Galaxy S8, Launches the Galaxy Tab S3, Gear VR with Controller at MWC 2017

MWC 2017 is on in full swing, and Samsung's keynote was one of the most anticipated events despite the lack of a new Galaxy flagship. What we got instead was a new Galaxy Tab, a new Gear VR with Controller, and a short teaser of the Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iNTxLXO-Iw The teaser for...