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Newest Galaxy S20 series update adds call quality improvements

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Samsung has a new software update for the Galaxy S20 series which it started rolling out in its home country of South Korea. However, the firmware package doesn't come with a new Android security patch. Instead, it seems to only introduce some call quality improvements to the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra. The software upgrade in question can be identified by build number G98xNKSU1ATED and is just over 208 MB in size.This new over-the-air rollout comes less than two weeks after Samsung last updated its newest series of Android flagships. Its previously released firmware images included camera and stability improvements. The next software update for the Galaxy S20 line will presumably include the June 2020 security patch.Samsung improves call quality on Galaxy S20 smartphonesSamsung's newest Galaxy S20 series firmware began rolling out in South Korea late last week. It's currently unclear whether these same software updates are meant to be released globa…

Verizon to launch Galaxy A71s 5G UW featuring Snapdragon 765

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Samsung is working on a new variant of the Galaxy A71 5G for Verizon's network. According to a new report, the phone will be branded as the Galaxy A71s 5G UW. The 'UW' bit shows that the phone will support Verizon's Ultrawide 5G network, which uses the mmWave 5G technology for faster download and upload speeds when compared to sub-6GHz 5G.Although Verizon's version of the smartphone (SM-A716V) would look like any other Galaxy A71 5G, it reportedly uses the Snapdragon 765 processor. If the information in this report is correct, the Galaxy A71s 5G UW will be the first phone with the Snapdragon 765 chipset to feature support for mmWave 5G networks.The global variant of the Galaxy A71 5G features a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with Full HD+ resolution and an optical fingerprint reader. Its 32MP selfie camera is hidden inside a punch-hole cutout in the top-center part of the screen. The smartphone uses an Exynos 980 processor, 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB UFS 2.1 stor…

Samsung starts selling The Wall TVs in South Korea, offers experience zones

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Samsung has started selling its The Wall lineup of ultra-premium QLED TVs in South Korea. The company had started experience zones for the new TVs at the Samsung Galleria Mall in Gwanggyo, Suwon, Gyeonggi Province on March 31 so that customers could see the massive TV in action.An experience zone for The Wall TV is present at Samsung Electronics' Premium Store inside the Gwanggyo store's eighth floor. People can experience the 146-inch version of The Wall. However, the experience is being operated as a customized concierge service and will only be available for those who pre-book the visit.Samsung said in a press release that it would expand experience zones for the TV to more stores across South Korea in the future. People would be able to experience the moon in 8K resolution and Quantum HDR 24X. The South Korean firm will hold various events, including the opening of The Wall Experience Zone, to coincide with the revamp of its store.The Wall TVs are based on the micro LED te…

Samsung announces plans to expand memory chip production capacity in Korea

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Samsung is the world leader in memory and storage chip segments, and the company has now announced that it plans to expand its NAND flash memory chip production. It will invest in Line 2 at its Pyeongtaek factory to expand the production to meet the increased demand for computers and servers since the COVID-19 lockdown measures were introduced.The construction of the new facility began last month, and the company says that the mass production of V-NAND flash memory chips will start from the second half of 2021. Samsung says that demand for memory chips will increase in the future due to increased adoption of 5G, AI (artificial intelligence), and IoT (Internet of Things) technologies.Analysts say that the company would invest anywhere between KRW 7 trillion and KRW 8 trillion for the new facility. The new production line will address the mid-term and long-term demands for NAND flash memory chips. The company plans to invest even more as digital lifestyle continues to evolve. Samsung…

Samsung launches Odyssey G7 gaming monitors in South Korea

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Samsung has launched its Odyssey G7 gaming monitors in South Korea. The 27-inch Odyssey G7 monitor is priced at KRW 800,000 (around $651) and the 32-inch Odyssey G7 gaming monitor is priced at KRW 900,000 (around $733). Those who purchase these gaming monitors in South Korea by August 31 would be eligible to get the JBL Quantum 300 gaming headset for free.Both the monitors in the Odyssey G7 lineup are the industry's first 1000R curved gaming monitors, and Samsung claims that they offer an ideal curvature for the human eye for greater immersion and better viewing experience. They're also certified by TUV Rheinland for eye comfort. Both monitors use QLED VA panels and have a QHD resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, a 240Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, Nvidia G-Sync, AMD FreeSync 2, and 2500:1 contrast ratio.The Odyssey G7 gaming monitors support HDR (DisplayHDR 600) to offer a peak brightness of 600 nits and a typical brightness of 350 nits. They also feature RGB LED light spots a…

Samsung Access program launched in the US, includes Microsoft 365 and Samsung Premium Care

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The Samsung Upgrade Program offers you a chance to upgrade your Galaxy smartphones to newer models by paying a low monthly fee. Now, the South Korean smartphone giant has launched a new program that offers even more benefits at a lower cost. Samsung Access can be viewed as an improved version of the Samsung Upgrade Program as it includes smartphone upgrades, Samsung Premium Care, and a Microsoft 365 subscription.Samsung Access is currently available while buying the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra in the US. The program offers smartphone financing options through fixed monthly payments, and you can even upgrade to new Samsung phones every nine months at no additional cost. Upgrading earlier is also an option, but it attracts a $100 one-time fee.The program also includes Samsung Premium Care, which is the company's insurance program that lets you get your accidentally broken phones repaired or replaced for a $99 deductible (for up to three times in 12 months). Sam…

[Poll] Owners of regular Galaxy Note 10: How’s your experience been so far?

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Based on recent leaks, it seems Samsung will not be making another 'small' Galaxy Note model to succeed the Galaxy Note 10 from last year. Well, the regular Galaxy Note 20 will still be smaller than the Note 20+, but if it does end up having a 6.7-inch screen like the leaks say it will, it won't exactly be very compact. It will easily dwarf the Galaxy Note 10 at the very least, making last year's non-Plus Note model a one-of-a-kind device.If that ends up happening, we here at SamMobile will certainly be disappointed. The Galaxy Note 10, for all its faults (like the lack of microSD expansion or the Full HD+ resolution instead of Quad HD+ like the Note 10+), is an excellent phone that's great for those who like compact phones and want an S Pen to go along with it. And we feel many Galaxy Note 10 owners probably share our sentiment and like the phone a lot, but we also understand that not everyone may feel that way.Which brings to our latest poll: We want to know what…

Samsung Galaxy M31 gets new update in India

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Almost two months ago, we reported that Samsung's latest update for the Galaxy M31 at the time had bricked some units sold in India. Samsung later pulled that update from the air and recommended that users manually flash firmware on their device to get it working again.Now, the company has released a new software update for the Galaxy M31 in India, one that will hopefully not cause any trouble for owners of the value-for-money budget smartphone. The update comes carrying firmware version M315FXXU1ATD5. It has already been available in other markets since early May so it should work without issues, though we would still recommend backing up your data using Samsung Smart Switch before installing the update.The changelog is generic and mentions device stability, performance and feature enhancements, which is to say it doesn't tell us anything useful. The security patch remains unchanged as well – you get security fixes included in the April security patch, not the May patch that …

Galaxy S20 Ultra camera now has a special ‘close-up zoom’ mode

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Thanks to the high-resolution 108MP sensor, the main camera on the Galaxy S20 Ultra is more capable of taking zoomed-in pictures without losing detail compared to the 12MP cameras on the Galaxy S20 and S20+. But the S20 Ultra also has a limitation: Its main camera is less capable than the 12MP Galaxy S20 and S20+ camera when it comes to focusing on close objects, owing to a longer-than-usual focal length.In layman terms, the Galaxy S20 Ultra's main camera doesn't let you get as close to objects as the camera on the smaller Galaxy S20 models without losing focus, which is a hardware limitation that cannot be corrected with software. To get around this, Samsung has added a new camera function to the Galaxy S20 Ultra with the latest update.Like a macro mode without a macro cameraThis new camera function is like a macro mode of sorts: Every time you get too close to an object and the Galaxy S20 Ultra realizes it cannot properly focus, it will now show a toggle called Use close-up …

Samsung mobiles Crashes after setting this images as wallpaper !

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We have found that after setting a given image as wallpaper on any Samsung mobile will make your device crash and will give you a mini heart attack. The issue was reported by a well-known leaker Ice Universe on Twitter and confirmed by dozens of other users.

Many users on Twitter report running into the issue. As user Sebastian noted, the issue can also be reproduced on the emulator bundled with Android Studio. #Download  Warning This is the original image that can cause ur device soft brick or crash it. So we don't suggest you save and put this image as a screenshot.

You can download the below image by saving on your mobile.


WARNING Never set this picture as wallpaper, especially for Samsung mobile phone users! It will cause your phone to crash! Don't try it! If someone sends you this picture, please ignore it.

At this point, it's not clear what's causing it, but considering it's happening on devices from multiple brands, including Google, it's possible that the image s…

Features we’d like to see from the Galaxy Tab S7/S7+ flagship tablets

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Samsung should unveil its next high-end tablet by the end of the summer, likely alongside the Galaxy Note 20 and the sequel to the Galaxy Fold. This year, the upcoming Galaxy Tab S7 might not be alone, as evidence suggests that Samsung is planning to release a larger Galaxy Tab S7+ model at the same time.The Galaxy Tab S6 was without a doubt the best Android tablet of 2019, and we expect the Galaxy Tab S7 lineup to be worthy of carrying the same label. As we're getting closer to the tablets' debut with each passing day, we can't help but think of all the ways in which Samsung could or should improve its high-end tablet formula. The Galaxy Tab S7, or at least the Galaxy Tab S7+, could be perfect, and we think the following features and/or improvements would help the series achieve greatness.Water resistance (IP67/IP68)An IP rating that guarantees dust and water resistance has become the norm for the majority of Samsung's high-end mobile products, and we think it's t…

Weekly SamMobile Quiz 28 – Come test your Samsung knowledge!

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Consider yourself a superfan of Samsung? Take our quiz and see how many answers you can get right! This is a fun activity that we do with our readers every week to test their knowledge of our favorite company. The quiz has a mix of easy and difficult questions that most fans should be able to answer without turning to Google.We intend to make a new quiz for you every weekend so we hope that you'll participate and learn a thing or two about Samsung in the process! Don't forget to share the results of the quiz with your friends and see if you can outscore them. A little competition never hurt anybody!Remember, if the quiz isn't loading properly, please access the non-AMP version of this webpage. The post Weekly SamMobile Quiz 28 – Come test your Samsung knowledge! appeared first on SamMobile.
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Exclusive: Upcoming Galaxy Watch has a physical rotating bezel!

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We have good news for those who have been wondering if the physical rotating bezel will ever come back to Samsung's smartwatches. Samsung's upcoming Galaxy smartwatch will have a physical bezel, sources have confirmed to us. That pretty much means the upcoming watch is going to be a followup to the Galaxy Watch, so we will call it the Galaxy Watch 2 for the time being.Welcome back physical bezel, we've missed youLast year, Samsung released two smartwatches — the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Watch Active 2 — within a span of eight months, and neither of them had a physical bezel. Samsung did introduce a virtual touch bezel with the Galaxy Watch Active 2 that works pretty well for a software feature, but nothing beats the feel and convenience of an actual bezel ring, and it's good to hear it's still going to be a part of Samsung's smartwatch lineup.FCC certification for the upcoming watch had revealed that it will come in a 45mm size, which is right between the…

Snapdragon-powered Galaxy M01 and M11 launching in India on June 2

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Samsung is gearing up to launch two new Galaxy M series smartphones in India. The Galaxy M01 and Galaxy M11 are slated to launch in the country on June 2, according to teaser images released by Samsung on social media. These images show both phones and mention a couple of specs for the Galaxy M11, but they don't mention what might be their most attractive aspect for many customers.As you can guess from the title, we're talking about the silicon inside the Galaxy M01 and M11. The M01 has the Snapdragon 439 chipset under the hood and the M11 is powered by the Snapdragon 450. Last year, Galaxy M smartphones launched in the same price range as the M01 and M11 were powered by the outdated Exynos 7870 and 7884 chipsets. While the Snapdragon 439 and Snapdragon 450 are humble low-end chips, they should provide better performance and efficiency than the Exynos 7870 and 7884 respectively.According to a recent leak, the Galaxy M01 and Galaxy M11 will be priced at Rs 8,999 (~$120) and Rs …

Galaxy A50s update brings screen recording feature, May security patch

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The built-in screen recorder is one of the best features One UI 2.0 features, but the company had decided to keep it exclusive to upper mid-range and flagship smartphones. However, it seems Samsung has changed its mind recently. The Galaxy A51's One UI 2.1 update was released with a non-working version of the screen recording feature, and now, the Galaxy A50s is getting the feature as well through a new software update.On the Galaxy A50s, the screen recorder does work, and we have heard that it also works on the Galaxy A51 in some of the markets where Samsung's best-selling 2020 phone has received the One UI 2.1 update, suggesting that the feature will be making its way to more of the company's mid-range phones — such as the Galaxy A50 — in the future.The Galaxy A50s update brings a couple of other additions, such as the ability to use the flash when capturing photos at 48MP resolution with the rear camera and, according to some users, improved fingerprint recognition. The…

How to download IGTV Videos online ?

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Today we are going to show you all on how to download IGTV video or Instagram video online.We should warn you that while you may want to save an IGTV video offline to view later, you should not download it with the intent to redistribute it as your own.How to download IGTV Videos?In order to download IGTV videos, you first need a link to the video you want to download. You can get this link from the Instagram app. Open IGTV, and select which channel you want to watch. Pick the video you want to download, and play it. On the video, there's a three-dot button. Tap it, and from the menu, select Copy Link.The link will be copied to your clipboard and it's up to you to make it accessible on your desktop.Visit a web app called IGTV Downloader and paste the link you just copied in the search bar, and tap Search. Click the Download Now button, and the video will download as an MP4 file which can be played on practically any device. You can also download Instagram Videos also from this…

Reflection and Composables

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For production code in ordinary apps, using reflection is often considered to be poor form. Looking up classes and functions at runtime can lead to some difficult-to-debug problems and can result in long-term maintenance headaches. And, in fairly ordinary app code, reflection usually is unnecessary.Where reflection starts to become more important is in libraries, tools, and frameworks. Sometimes, you just do not know in advance what the classes and functions are that you need to work with. Reflection is used in a bunch of places in the Android SDK, such as instantiating activities (based on manifest entries) and fragments (based on names retained after configuration changes).So, someday, somebody was going to want to invoke a @Composable function from Jetpack Compose via reflection.A week or so ago, I was that somebody. 👋The challenge is that what you write in terms of a composable function and what the compiler compiles are two different things, courtesy of that Kotlin compiler plug…

Online resources for kids and families during COVID-19

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As families continue to face the new realities of juggling work, school, and play at home, online tools can make the adjustment a bit smoother. We're all spending more of our time on our devices, and Google has many products and programs to help families create healthy digital habits and help them stay safe online. From internet safety resources to parental controls, our products help families find and manage quality content and apps, tools for distance learning and virtual field trips. And behind the scenes, our teams work every day to protect our users and make our products safer for everyone. Helping families and educators with distance learning resources Families and educators are relying on digital platforms to provide access to online learning and educational tools during COVID-19. Our G Suite for Education tools can be used from any device and help more than 120 million teachers and students around the world work and learn together. To support distance learning, Google is of…

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

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The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4158.1/.4for Windows &Mac,84.0.4158.4 forLinux platforms. A partial list of changes is available in thelog. Interested inswitchingrelease channels? Find outhow. If you find a new issue, please let us know byfiling a bug.Thecommunity help forumis also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
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Nokia C5 Endi

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Nokia C5 Endi is Candybar, Touchscreen Android Smartphone from Nokia which runs on Android OS, v10.0. Nokia C5 Endi is available in Midnight Blue color and 200 g (7.05 oz) of weight. Nokia C5 Endi has 6.52 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. Nokia C5 Endi is powered by Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) Chipset and PowerVR GE8320 GPU along with 64GB 3GB RAM.Nokia C5 Endi has 3G, WIFI, Bluetooth, GPS connectivity options on board.
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Nokia C2 Tennen

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Nokia C2 Tennen is Candybar, Touchscreen Android Smartphone from Nokia which runs on Android OS, v10.0. Nokia C2 Tennen is available in Steel color and 180 g (6.35 oz) of weight. Nokia C2 Tennen has 5.45 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. Nokia C2 Tennen is powered by Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (16 nm) Chipset and PowerVR GE8320 GPU along with 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM.Nokia C2 Tennen has 3G, WIFI, Bluetooth, GPS connectivity options on board.
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Nokia C2 Tava

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Nokia C2 Tava is Candybar, Touchscreen Android Smartphone from Nokia which runs on Android OS, v10.0. Nokia C2 Tava is available in Tempered Blue color and 180 g (6.35 oz) of weight. Nokia C2 Tava has 5.45 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. Nokia C2 Tava is powered by Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (16 nm) Chipset and PowerVR GE8320 GPU along with 16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 2GB RAM.Nokia C2 Tava has 3G, WIFI, Bluetooth, GPS connectivity options on board.
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Stadia Savepoint: May updates

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We're back with another update in our Stadia Savepoint series—here's what happened in May. This month, our community started playing Embr, Jotun: Valhalla Edition, Sundered: Eldritch Edition, DOOM 64, and many other games that arrived for purchase on the Stadia store. We also announced new games coming this year, including The Elder Scrolls Online on June 16th, PGA TOUR 2K21 on August 21st, and Assassin's Creed Valhalla in Holiday 2020.  On June 3rd, we'll update our current Stadia Pro offer from two free months to one free month for new users. So if you haven't already signed up, head over to Stadia.com before June 3rd to claim your two free months of Stadia Pro. Stadia Pro updatesGet six new games for free with Stadia Pro in June: Get Packed, Little Nightmares, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, SUPERHOT, Panzer Dragoon Remake, and The Elder Scrolls Online (June 16).12 existing games still available to add to your Stadia Pro collection: Destiny 2: The Collection…

Galaxy Tab S6 Lite gets free Targus Keyboard Cover for Malaysian release

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Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite for Malaysia exactly one week ago. The company teasedit will be launching [the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite] with a special promotion that you won't want to miss. That special promotion has been revealed as the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite went on sale in Malaysia earlier today. It includes a freebie worth $100.Buying the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite in Malaysia will set you back RM 1,699 ($390), but you'll get a Targus Keyboard Cover for free. The Keyboard Cover costs RM 409 ($94) when purchased separately. It has five rows of keys, a total of 64 keys, it connects to the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite via Bluetooth, and it ships with a USB-C charging cable. Dimensions are 170.6×252.3×20.5mm, and the product weighs 450 grams.In Malaysia, the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is available only in Wi-Fi flavor with 64GB of storage. It ships with an S Pen and has a 10.4-inch TFT display with a resolution of 2000 x 1200. The rear-facing camera has an 8MP resolution, while the selfie sensor clocks…

Samsung Germany reveals Intel Galaxy Book S, Book Ion, and Flex prices

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Samsung has officially launched the Intel-powered Galaxy Book S, Galaxy Book Ion, and Galaxy Book Flex in Germany. Each product has a new store page on the Samsung Germany portal, with the Galaxy Book Ion and Book Flex having been scheduled to hit the market from June 5. The company has yet to reveal an exact release date for the Galaxy Book S with Intel Inside, but it has revealed its prices.The Galaxy Book S powered by Intel's Lakefield-based processor will be released with 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 256GB of eUFS storage for 1,129 euros. It will be available in two color options: Mercury Gray and Earthy Gold.Galaxy Book Ion, Book Flex prices and release date revealedThe Galaxy Book Ion and Book Flex will each be released in Germany in three configurations. The Galaxy Book Ion with an Intel i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage is priced at 1,399 euros or 1,499 euros, depending on whether it has a 13-inch or 15-inch display. The 15-inch Intel i7 model with 16GB of RAM, 512GB of s…

Samsung boosts wearable market share in Q1 amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic had impacted not only the global smartphone market in Q1 2020, but the wearable segment as well. According to IDC, even if COVID-19 drove smartwatch sales down in the first quarter of the year, they were offset by a period of increased shipments of earwear/hearable products, with Samsung achieving a 71.7% year-on-year growth in the wearable segment.In the smartwatch market alone, Samsung shipped 1.8 million devices in Q1 2020, down from 2.0 million units last year. The company maintained a 10.8% share of the market and was the third-largest smartwatch vendor. The global smartwatch market experienced a 7.1% year-on-year decline in shipments.Samsung had the highest year-on-year growth in wearablesDespite lower smartwatch shipments, the earwear/hearable segment grew 29.7% year-on-year in Q1 2020. The research firm attributes this growth to the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically the higher demand for earwear/hearable products from customers who were stuck at home due to…

Daily Deal: 18% off Samsung Galaxy Buds

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The Galaxy Buds have been around for a while but are still considered a good buy if you're looking for truly wireless earbuds. They'll last up to 6 hours on a single charge and when you use the included case to wireless charge them you can get another 7 hours out of them which is plenty for a full day of usage. The sound technology is optimized by AKG so you know the quality and sound design is good. It's also able to resist water so you don't need to worry wearing them when it rains or when you're working out. Be sure to check our full review if you want to know everything there is to know about the Samsung Galaxy Buds. You can now get your hand on a pair of Galaxy Buds at 18% off!Hit the Buy Now button below to order yours before they're out of stock!The post Daily Deal: 18% off Samsung Galaxy Buds appeared first on SamMobile.
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Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne Edition lands in Spain and Singapore

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Samsung is bringing the Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne edition to customers in two additional markets, namely Spain and Singapore. The special edition foldable phone is finally available in Spain starting today, and it will be available in Singapore from June 13. The Thom Browne edition includes the smartphone itself, a pair of Galaxy Buds+, and a Galaxy Watch Active 2.Customers can buy the Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne Edition in Spain for 2,600 euros outright or for 72.22 euros a month, whereas customers in Singapore will be able to buy the special edition package for $3,388 from June 13. Samsung will make only 200 units available in Singapore in this first batch, and it's unclear when or if stocks will be replenished once depleted.Aura Red Galaxy S20+ and Cloud White Galaxy S20 Ultra coming tooAside from the limited launch of the Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne edition, Samsung Singapore also revealed it will bring the Aura Red Galaxy S20+ and the Cloud White Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G to the market…

Looking for a compact flagship? The Galaxy S10e is still a great choice!

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Small, compact phones are no longer in fashion. It feels like it was ages ago that Samsung was laughed at for entertaining the idea of a large-screen phone by launching the first Galaxy Note. These days, 6-inch displays on smartphones are pretty common and are considered the new normal. That's partly because you can now have big displays in fairly compact dimensions thanks to the all-screen designs manufacturers are pushing, and a compact smartphone is more or less a thing of the past.That holds true whether you're looking at a budget phone or a flagship device, but there are many out there who aren't keen on the idea of having to live with a big smartphone that they can't easily use with one hand. Flagship devices in particular ask customers to make a difficult choice: Do they want a phone that's small and compact, or do they want all the bells and whistles that you expect from a premium product? While that choice is becoming harder and harder to make, those who w…

Samsung Exclusive Stores in India are now certified for safety by Suraksha

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Every Samsung Exclusive Store in India is now Suraksha-certified to ensure consumer safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Suraksha (meaning 'protection' in Hindi) is a public private initiative that aims to create a safe and secure environment for shoppers, employees, and store owners. Samsung has joined the initiative and certified every Exclusive Store across India with the goal of making employees and customers feel confident about their wellbeing and safety.To obtain the Suraksha Store certification, every Samsung Exclusive Store manager across India registered for the Suraksha training program. Following the training period, they took an assessment test to obtain the certificates. In practice, this means every Samsung Exclusive Store is sanitized before opening to customers, and every Experience Store consultant has been trained to follow safety and hygiene advisories and use hand sanitizers at all touch points, particularly at store entrances and exists. Swiping machine m…

Intel-powered Galaxy Book S is the first Lakefield-based notebook

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Samsung has finally made the Intel-powered Galaxy Book S variant official. Following an accidental confirmation last week, the company is now ready to introduce to the world the Galaxy Book S with 'Intel Inside.' On the most part, it has the same hardware as the original variant powered by a Snapdragon 8cx chipset, except it uses an Intel Core processor with Intel Hybrid Technology.Samsung's recent official announcement doesn't say much else about the Intel CPU inside the new Galaxy Book S variant. However, the product is already listed on Samsung Canada. It has yet to make an appearance in the USA or European countries, but the Where to Buy page on the Canadian portal reveals an Intel Core i5-L16G7 processor with 4MB cache, a frequency of up to 3.0GHz, and integrated Intel UHD graphics.The Galaxy Book S is the first Intel Lakefield-based notebookThe Galaxy Book S is now the first official notebook to use an Intel CPU from the Lakefield generation. The CPU is paired wi…