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Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s internal nickname is ‘Great’

Samsung’s reported code name makes clear its aspirations for the next Galaxy Note following the Note 7’s combustion-related recalls — it wants to be ‘Great.’ The news comes from SamMobile, which states the previously reported nickname — ‘Baikal,’ after a lake situated in Siberia considered the deepest the world — is incorrect. In addition to the…

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ leaked side by side in picture

While the Samsung Galaxy S8 has been leaked from almost angles, revealing to a high-level confidence its hardware features and specs, there’s still one thing we haven’t managed to get a good look at: a size comparison between the 6.2-inch Samsung Galaxy S8+ and the 5.8-inch Samsung Galaxy S8. Now we have exactly that, thanks…

Samsung Galaxy S8 release date is reportedly pushed back by a week

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s release date has slipped by a week from April 21st to April 28th, according to eminent mobile tipster Evan Blass. The leaker hesitates to call it a delay, since the release date was never officially announced, but he notes the new date does differ from the one he reported on in…

New images of the Samsung Galaxy S8 reveal display and on-screen home button

Samsung will officially unveil the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus on March 29th in New York City. For those who cannot attend the live event, the South Korean company will also host the “unbox your phone” experience live via  its YouTube channel. Kicking off this week, however, is a new collection of leaked images of…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 now available for pre-order at Best Buy Canada

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress, is now available for pre-order at Best Buy Canada for $799.99 CAD, with a release date of March 24th. The 9.7-inch Super AMOLED tablet comes in black and silver, runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and runs on a quad-core 2.15GHz…

Galaxy S8 screen to be called ‘Infinity Display,’ according to Samsung trademark application

Samsung will call the S8’s bezel-less screen an ‘Infinity Display,” according to one of the company’s recently spotted trademark applications with the United States Patent and Tradmark Office. Unfortunately, besides the name of the display, the document, which Samsung filed on February 24th, doesn’t provide any additional revelations. However, it’s worthwhile to note Infinity Display is…

Virgin and Bell cut the no-contract price of the Samsung Galaxy S7 by $100

Leading up to the Galaxy S8 ‘unbox your phone’ event on March 29th in New York City, several Canadian carriers are starting to make room and have put Samsung’s current flagship, the S7, on sale. Across the country, the price of the Galaxy S7 has dropped to as low as $0 on contract, but Bell…

Samsung Galaxy S8 photos show slim bezels and 3.5mm headphone jack

Following a detailed render of the Samsung Galaxy S8 leaked by tipster Evan Blass, the new Samsung flagship has been revealed in a series of photos by mobile site BGR, showing barely-there bezels akin to the recently-announced LG G6 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone pictured is a 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 — not its…

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is now end-of-life at Bell and Virgin

Marking the end of an era, the Samsung Galaxy S6 is now marked as end-of-life (EOL) stock at Bell and its sub-brand Virgin Mobile, according to an internal source. EOL is a carrier industry term that means no additional stock of the S6 is incoming and the company’s aim is to push out its remaining…

Samsung to use technology built by Canada’s NewNet to build its RCS solution

Midway through last week, Google announced it was rebranding Messenger, its RCS-enabled SMS app, to Android Messages. It was an important milestone for a company attempting to solidify RCS as the de-facto next generation messaging standard. However, it was hard to be overly enthusiastic about the announcement for one major reason. In addition to the rebranding, Google…

South Korean authorities have formally charged Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong

On Tuesday, local authorities in Seoul, South Korea laid formal charges against Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, as well as four other Samsung executives. Prosecutors charged Lee with multiple offences, including bribery, embezzlement and perjury. However, his most notable alleged misdemeanor involves reportedly paying $36 million USD in bribes to Choi Soon-sil, a close confidant of Park…

Leaks show Samsung Galaxy S8 might have customizable navigation buttons

As the March 29th launch date draws closer, the torrent of Samsung Galaxy S8s only grows stronger. Most recently, there have been videos from MobileFun and Slashleaks, along with a library of photos. Among those photos, Android Police and its avid readership managed to find an interesting tidbit: it appears the order of the navigation…

Samsung Galaxy S8 revealed in new leaked video [Update]

Update – February 28th: Reputable device leaker Evan Blass has once again revealed additional details on the upcoming Galaxy S8. This time, Blass has shown the masses what looks to be an official press rendering of the upcoming flagship. As expected, home button has vanished as the Samsung branding on the front. Samsung recently announced…

Samsung and Microsoft announce partnership on new Galaxy Book 2-in-1 at MWC

Samsung and Microsoft expanded their enterprise mobility partnership at Mobile World Congress 2017 with the launch of the new Galaxy Book 2-in-1. The Galaxy Book is an enterprise-targeted device designed for customers using their devices mainly for business. The device is built on Microsoft’s Windows 10 platform and includes a full range of Microsoft’s Office software. Peter…

Samsung reveals new Gear VR with included controller

In what is an effort to catch up with Google’s recently released Daydream View virtual reality headset, Samsung is releasing a new version of its Gear VR headset that features a packed-in controller, according to an announcement the company made today at Mobile World Congress (MWC). The controller, which the South Korean tech giant designed…

Samsung will reveal the Galaxy S8 on March 29th

Rumours indicated that Samsung had plans to tease the launch date of its next flagship smartphone at its Mobile World Congress event in Spain, Barcelona, and that is exactly what occurred. “On March 29, Samsung Electronics will unveil the newest Galaxy as part of its endeavour to unbox your phone. The forthcoming addition to the…

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3 is coming to Canada for $799

Samsung’s successor to the Tab S2, the Tab S3, is set to come to Canada for $799 CAD, according to a press release from the South Korean tech giant. Samsung revealed the Galaxy Tab S3 today during a press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The tablet, which adopts a 9.5-inch form factor,…

Samsung’s new Exynos 9 chip supports 4K VR and 1 Gigabit download speeds

Samsung today announced its newest flagship mobile chip, the Exynos 9 Series 8895. Built on the company’s 10nm FinFET fabrication process, the same process Qualcomm uses to manufacture its new Snapdragon 835 SoC, the octa-core processor features four custom Samsung designed cores and four ARM-designed Cortex A53 cores. According to the company, the new 8895 performs…

Samsung Galaxy S8+ specs revealed in new leak

The specs sheet for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8+ handset appears to have been revealed by prolific mobile tipster Evan Blass. Blass tweeted an image that includes a laundry list of specifications consumers can expect from the new plus-size flagship. Among them: a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display (though the sheet specifies it’s 6.1-inch with…