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Android, Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ One UI 2.1 update may be released as soon as this week

June 8, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

This spring, the Samsung Galaxy S20, Plus or Ultra flagships, as well as the foldable Z Flip came not only with Android 10 out of the box, as could be reasonably expected, but were also the exclusive bearers of the […]


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Samsung offers 50-percent buy-back guarantee on the Galaxy S20

April 1, 2020

Via: The Verge

Samsung phones are notorious for dropping in price quickly — the S20, for example, went on sale for $200 below its MSRP within weeks of its first release. Perhaps as a way to mitigate that reality, Samsung has introduced an […]


Android, Operating System

T-Mobile makes Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ users angry with Android 10 update delay

February 27, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung has been incredibly quick to push the latest OS update to the US unlocked variants of both its 2019 and 2018 flagship handsets, but while the same can be said about America’s top wireless service providers as far as […]


Android, Operating System

The Android 10 for Galaxy S9 update hits the unlocked US version with unprecedented release speed

February 4, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Dubbed One UI 2.0, Samsung’s newest interface started replacing the current first iteration of the One and only before the holidays, which is unprecedented as far as Android version updates and Samsung are concerned, albeit just for the flagship Galaxy […]


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Apple outsells Samsung in the US in Q1 2019, by a small margin

April 19, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

A recent Counterpoint Research paper indicated that the Galaxy S10 outsold the Galaxy S9 in the US in the first week by 16%. That same research contained a graphic (image below) that compared the performance of the Samsung phones with […]


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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus deals are now just as cheap as the smaller S9 model

April 4, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The pricing of mobile phone deals can lead to some very strange occurrences. As phones get older their price tags rise and fall sporadically, occasionally giving us a gem of a deal. Just like this one – Samsung Galaxy S9 […]


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Galaxy S10 preorders beat the Galaxy S9 in Korea, but first-day registrations are lower

March 5, 2019

Via: Boy Genius

A pair of somewhat conflicting reports on Tuesday say that Samsung’s Galaxy S10 sold better than its predecessor during preorders in Korea, but that it also got less interest than the Galaxy S9 when it comes to first-day registrations. How […]


Android, Operating System

Some Samsung Galaxy S9 devices getting the official One UI Android Pie update

December 26, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

We have recently heard about Samsung’s plans to update devices, with their approximate timeframe. The list is extensive and covers all phones Samsung is planning an Android Pie update for. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are, naturally, on the […]


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Second Galaxy S9/S9+ Android Pie beta update brings improvements to selfies

November 28, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Less than two weeks after Samsung first released its Android 9 Pie beta software for the Galaxy S9 and S9+, the smartphone giant is back with its second software update which contains a number of improvements. Weighing in at over […]


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Could a gradient Galaxy S10 be in the cards? The Galaxy S9 just got one

November 13, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

We’ve talked about the possibility of getting new colors with the Galaxy S10 next year. There was a subtle hint during Samsung’s Developer Conference keynote, one so subtle that it might not even be there. The One UI was shown […]


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Android Pie on the Galaxy S9 to have a native dark theme, here’s what it looks like

October 5, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

The Galaxy S9 is bound to receive Android 9.0 Pie very soon, and software builds for the device have already appeared online, allowing adventurous developers to sideload the build and test it out on their own devices. We’ve already been […]


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Samsung’s Galaxy S10 won’t be as boring as the Galaxy S9

September 17, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Releasing new smartphones that have exactly the same design as the previous generation may work for Apple, but it’s a trick that’s harder to pull off in the Android ecosystem, even if you’re Samsung. The Galaxy S9 is almost identical […]


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Samsung might fix the thing people hate most about its phones

August 29, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

There are a few things about Samsung smartphones that are objectively true. Whether or not you’re a fan of the company’s smartphones and you use them yourself, you must be able to acknowledge that they’re among the best phones in […]


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Samsung confirms ‘slow sales’ for Galaxy S9 and a ‘reasonable’ price for Note 9

July 31, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Samsung’s Q2 financial results are in, and while money talk isn’t always that exciting, there are some flavorsome tidbits in here that hint strongly at what we’ll be seeing from the Samsung Galaxy S10, Note 9 and foldable Galaxy X. […]


Android Phone, Products

The Galaxy S9 is Samsung’s first flagship series to sell less units in Q2 than in Q1

July 20, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Following a drop in profits last quarter which was attributed to slow Galaxy S9 and S9+ sales, and increased competition from budget brands, a new report is now claiming that Samsung’s flagship lineup shipped only 9 million units during the […]


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Samsung is absolutely terrified of the iPhone X

July 18, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Samsung’s love/hate relationship with the iPhone continues with a brand new cringe-worthy commercial that attempts to mock Apple and the iPhone X for the silliest possible reason. Mocking the iPhone isn’t a new tactic for Samsung, as the company used […]


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The foldable Galaxy X nears release, as Samsung needs a unique phone to top Apple and China

July 13, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

Tucked in a Korean media report that the release of Samsung’s Vice Chair from prison will accelerate innovation and delivery in its mobile department, are a few precious nuggets of info about the company’s foldable Galaxy X phone, or whatever […]


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Galaxy S9 vs. Pixel 2: Battle of the best Android cameras

July 5, 2018

Via: CNET

It’s a cloudy Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco and I’m outside dodging raindrops to frame a picture of the Ferry Building clock tower. I snap a photo with a Google Pixel 2 and then — a few wet moments later […]


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Samsung’s next flagship flip phone may ship with dual cameras

July 5, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

With the debut of the Samsung W2018 last December, the powerful flip phone became the first device on the market to ship with a variable aperture lens, a technology that would eventually make its way to the Galaxy S9 lineup. […]


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Samsung Galaxy S9 Tips and Tricks

May 23, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Whether you’re a new Samsung smartphone user or have been using Galaxy devices for years, the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have a steep learning curve if you want to get the most out of these phones. Simply put, […]