Category Archives: Samsung

Launch, pre-order, and shipping dates of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus leaked!

One of the most popular leaksters, evleaks, says that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be launched on February 26th. This claim comes from the alleged contact between evleaks and a, quote, ”C-level executive at a major casemaker”. Evleaks believes that the phone will be available for pre-orders starting March 1st. Release is said to take place on March 16th. Usually Samsung unveils its Galaxy S series phones a day before the MWC; why this year is different, I do not know.By the way! Since the Galaxy S9/S9+ launch is so close, you can take most leaks that will surface online as truth. ...

Will Samsung shut down its production plants in Slovakia?

Samsung owns two factories in Slovakia, one manufacturing OLED panels parts and another assembling the screens. Soon though, these factories may be no more, as Samsung is threatening to shut down one of thems and is said to consider closing both. The reason is pretty prosaic, namely lack of workforce – seems like Slavs are not very interested in making us smartphones. Another option for Samsung is hiring foreigners, something that Slovakia government is not very keen on allowing, or so I heard. If closed, these two factories will probably end up being relocated to a more work-friendly ...

Possible Galaxy S9 specs revealed on an alleged box picture

Pictures of alleged box of Samsung Galaxy S9 have recently leaked online, and they are quite informative – if true. According to the info on the box, Samsung’s Galaxy S9 will have:– 5.8″, 1440p AMOLED display, rounded corners,– Super Speed camera, either f/1.5 or f/2.4 aperture, 12mpx rear and 8mpx front,– Super Slow-mo slow motion capabilities,– 4GB RAM and 64GB storage,– IP68 water and dust resistance,– iris scanner,– wireless charging,– AKG-tuned earphones.Overall, specs leaked suggest a solid evolution from the S8 series ...

Samsung Galaxy A8 now available in the United Kingdom

Although from only one retailer – Clove. The release is not perfect, unfortunately. Firstly, the device’s price is £480, which is higher than if bought from an European retailer (€500 + shipping). Secondly, A8 is sold with an European charger, which means that the UK user has to buy an UK charger to be able to recharge the phone. Units with the proper UK charger should arrive later this year.Specifications are available here. ...

Another new year Samsung security update for another budget phone – Galaxy J1 mini Prime

Samsung Galaxy J1 mini Prime is one of the cheapest Samsung phones sold. Hence, it may be a bit weird that it is a second Samsung phone to get January security update. Samsung’s update policy is weird. Anyway, the update’s content consists mainly of security fixes – five critical Android vulnerabilities, thirteen Samsung vulnerabilities and a bunch of lesser ones. ...

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) introduced. A low-specs smartphone

The device has just been spotted on Samsung’s official website, which means that it will be released soon. Galaxy J2 Pro (2018), available in three colour variants, will be up for sale for $145 starting next week; while the device may be released globally, it will start off small in a few selected markets. Whether or not will anyone want to actually buy them depends on how interested in budget phones will people be:– 5-inch Super AMOLED display, 540 x 960 pixels resolution,– 1.4GHz quad-core CPU, 1.5GB RAM,– 16GB storage,– 8-megapixel rear camera, secondary ...

And the first January 2018 security update goes to Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2016)

It is a bit strange that Samsung delivered its newest update so far for a low-end tablet first, but perhaps there is method in this madness. I do not know. What I know is that Galaxy Tab A (2016) in Bangladesh has just received firmware version T285DDU0AQL3. Details of the update are unknown, as is the date of its release in other countries; it should take between one and two months. ...