SamMobile Daily Recap: April 24, 2017 — Bixby Vision, Galaxy Note 5 and more!

We publish a lot of stories on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of news breaks during our European hours of operation, which makes it difficult for our readers in the US (and other regions) to keep up. However, we think we’ve come up with a fantastic solution — a daily recap.

Here’s what we went live today.

Deals

Daily Deal: Take 26% off a 32GB EVO Plus microSD card

Firmware News

Original and refurbished Galaxy Note 7 both receive Wi-Fi certification on Android 7.0 Nougat

Rogers to start rolling out Nougat update for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge next month

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 Android 7.0 update coming soon

General

Sennheiser partners with Samsung to make smart headsets for Android devices

Phones

Bixby Vision is crippled on Verizon’s Galaxy S8 and S8+

Galaxy J3 (2017) specifications surface online

Galaxy S8 iris scanner may soon be used for financial transactions

Galaxy S8 reddish tint on screen not a ‘controversial issue’

Galaxy S8+ likely to account for more than 50% of all sales

IFA chief wants Samsung to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 in Berlin

Samsung and Qualcomm have reportedly started working on the Galaxy S9′s processor

Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime 2 is Cricket’s new cheap phone running Android Nougat

The Galaxy S8 costs more to build than the iPhone 7

This app (kind of) lets you remap the Bixby button on the Galaxy S8

TV

Samsung is confident that the European TV market would improve in H2 2017

Samsung’s 2017 QLED TV receives highest rating ever from German tech magazine

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