Tag Archives: Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy A8 (dual-SIM variant) gets security update

Samsung has started rolling out a new update to the dual-SIM variant of its Galaxy A8smartphone. The update brings Android security patch for the month of October. In case you aren’t aware, the standard Galaxy A8 received the October security update last month. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it may take time for the update to ... Read More »

Android 7.0 ‘Galaxy Beta Program’ officially announced by Samsung

Samsung has officially announced Android 7.0 ‘Galaxy Beta Program’ for users of the company’s Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones. While we know that the program is already live in South Korea, the announcement says the Galaxy Beta Program is now open to users in the US and UK as well. Users in China will also be able to participate ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Nougat beta is now live in Korea

Word of Android Nougat on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has been circulating for some time now. Last we heard, the Korean giant was gearing up for a field test in the UK, but that was later scrapped. However, it’s not all bad news, as a beta was indeed launched today, only in the OEMs home market. The ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 first tests begin in January, new leaked specs fuel previous rumors

It’s no secret Samsung has been focusing entirely on the Galaxy S8 after the Note7 fiasco. Previously rumored to launch at the MWC next year, now the Galaxy S8 has been reportedly pushed back to April in an attempt to make it both better and safer. Today, a new report emerged shedding some light on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 development timeline. ... Read More »

Unreturned Samsung Galaxy Note7 units in New Zealand will soon be disconnected from mobile networks

If you are a Samsung Galaxy Note7 owner in New Zealand who is yet to exchange/return their unit, you are strongly advised to do so withing the next couple of weeks. Reason being, starting November 18, your unit will not be able to access any cellular network in the country. “As part of our commitment to ongoing safety, Samsung would ... Read More »

New security update starts hitting Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy A5 (2016) smartphone. Currently rolling out in Europe and weighing in at over 20MB, the update brings along Android security patch for the month of October. In addition, the change-log for the update reveals that fix for a critical security flaw is also included, although details aren’t mentioned. As ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge update brings security patches, other changes

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Galaxy Note Edge smartphone. Weighing in at over 350MB, and carrying a firmware version of XXU1DPJ1, the update brings along Android security patches for the month of October. In addition, the update – which is currently hitting unlocked units in Europe – also includes battery optimizations, performance and stability-related improvements, ... Read More »

Coral blue Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 4G+ to arrive in Taiwan and Singapore

The Note7’s Coral blue offering turned out to be a popular color choice. Unfortunately for many, Samsung had to discontinue sales of the Galaxy Note 7. So, no S-Pen (for now) but that doesn’t mean you can’t have Samsung’s soft-blue-and-tinge-of-orange color combo, as it will come to the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. Currently, Samsung plans to release the Coral Blue ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro spotted entering India

Keeping up with Samsung’s ever-growing device lineup is getting extra difficult with each passing month. 2016 in particular, saw an explosion of brand new device families and offers, only a few of which arguably have what it takes to stand out. The fresh new “C” lineup definitely falls under this category. We already reviewed the Galaxy C5 and C7, both ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) now clears FCC

Around a week after it was spotted on benchmarking website Geekbench, the Samsung SM-J327P – which is said to be the Galaxy J3 (2017) – has been certified by the FCC in the United States. The model carries an FCC ID of A3LSMJ327P. Specs-wise, from what all has been revealed so far, the SM-J327P is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 430 ... Read More »