Tag Archives: S2

Redmi S2 India Launch Expected on June 7, Likely to Arrive as Redmi Y2

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has teased the launch of its new selfie smartphone in India This is likely to be the Redmi S2 in the form of the Redmi Y2 The Redmi S2 debuted in China last week as the “best Redmi selfie phone” Redmi S2 debuted in China last week as Xiaomi’s first smartphone in the Redmi S-Series. And now, it is expected ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Launch Date Confirmed by Xiaomi in Weibo Post

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi posted a teaser on its official Weibo account The phone might be exclusive to Suning.com in China An India launch is also expected Redmi S2 is all set to be Xiaomi’s upcoming budget smartphone as the Chinese phone maker has confirmed the phone’s launch date. A teaser posted on Weibo by Xiaomi confirms the launch of the Redmi S2 smartphone on ... Read More »

New Samsung Gear S2 update brings battery life-related optimizations

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Gear S2 smartwatch. Arriving as build number XXU2EQJ2 and weighing in at 22MB, it’s not a big update, but does bring along some optimizations aimed at increasing the battery life. In addition, the update also includes some security enhancements. Currently, units in Europe (the Netherlands to be specific) are getting the update, ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos S2 sells out in China, back again on August 18

Chinese e-tailer JD.com started selling the Sharp Aquos S2 on the 14th and less than 24 hours later there are no more units left. There will be another batch available on August 18, but you’ll need to register first. The bezel-less phone is priced at CNY 2,500 locally for a unit with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. There is an international version – CNY ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos S2 leaks with 4K bezel-less display, under-glass fingerprint sensor

Update: The device is set to be made official next month – August 8 to be precise. Original story follows: There have already been rumors that Sharp will come up with a couple of bezel-less smartphones. Not only that, a leaked teaser image alleged to be of one of the devices also surfaced a couple of weeks ago. And now, a render of a handset ... Read More »

Nougat update starts hitting Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

Verizon has started pushing out a new update to Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 units on its network. Arriving as software version NRD90M.T818VVRU1BQE1, the update brings along Android Nougat version 7.0. The device’s software update page on the carrier’s website reveals several changes, including new battery management page, split screen functionality, new Effects preview screen for photos, and updated keyboard and ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 with Android Nougat appears on Geekbench

After the 9.7-inch variant, the 8.0-inch variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 running Android 7.0 has now also been spotted in a benchmark listing, suggesting that the South Korean company is currently testing the Nougat update for the device. The listing reveals a model number of SM-T719, meaning it’s the updated, 2016 version of the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 ... Read More »

Latest Samsung Gear S2 update brings a slew of Gear S3 features

When Samsung introduced the Gear S3 family of devices at this year’s IFA, it definitely took a big and ambitious stem forward in the smartwatch realm. However, the Korean giant decided not to ditch last year’s Gear S2 and continue to sell and improve it. Not only is the S2 smaller and will cater to a different audience, it also ... Read More »

Samsung Gear S2 classic 3G is first device with eSIM – a virtual, remotely-activated SIM

SIM cards have gone from regular through mini and micro to nano and soon they will be the size of electrons. The Samsung Gear S2 classic 3G is the first product to support this new standard called eSIM. This is a built-in, programmable SIM that allows users to remotely connect to a device to a mobile network. This makes it ... Read More »

Rose gold and platinum Samsung Gear S2 Classic will be out in the US tomorrow

Last month, the two new Gear S2 Classic models Samsung unveiled at CES began their global rollout. And now this is about to take them to the US. Both the rose gold and the platinum Gear S2 will become available stateside tomorrow, for a recommended retail price of $449.99. You’ll find them at Samsung’s own online store, as well as ... Read More »