Tag Archives: S8

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Drop Tests Show They Are Tougher Than iPhone X, Galaxy S8

Samsung claims that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ feature 20 percent thicker glass protection and a stronger 7-series aluminium frame, compared to their predecessors. A new drop test video puts that claim to the test. The video finds that despite being breakable, the Galaxy S9 models are more durable than the last year’s Galaxy S8 and iPhone X. Another video on YouTube compares the ruggedness of the ... Read More »

Deals: Samsung Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8 and LG V30+

It’s probably too late for holiday gift shopping, but you you can still score a flagship Galaxy on the cheap for the new year. And if that’s not your thing, perhaps you’ll like an LG better. There’s a Samsung Galaxy Note8 (dual SIM) on eBay US for $730 right now. Available in Black, Gold and Gray with 64GB storage. Europeans are looking at €710 for a ... Read More »

ZTE’s $40 Maven 2 gets Android 7.1.1 before the Galaxy S8

ZTE’s Maven 2 might be a super-cheap, low-end phone, but it can now has something that even some flagships like Galaxy S8 don’t have: Android 7.1.1 OS. The device has started receiving an update that bumps the OS version from 6.0 Marshmallow to 7.1.1 Nougat. AT&T is pushing out the update to units on its network. Carrying a build number of Z831V1.0.0B29 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Get Google Daydream VR Support

HIGHLIGHTS Google announced that support was coming at I/O conference T-Mobile announced that smartphones will get support last month The support has been tipped to be provided with a server-side switch At its I/O conference earlier this year, Google announced that support for its Daydream VR platform was coming to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. As Samsung has been the flag-bearer of Android ... Read More »

Rose Pink Galaxy S8 arrives in North America

Samsung launched the impressive-looking Galaxy S8 in March, but its pink variant took until June to arrive. The Rose Pink option was announced in Taiwan and now it’s starting to expand to other markets as it’s hitting Mexico. The Rose Pink Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available for pre-order from August 10 and will start shipping on August 16. Samsung partnered with case manufacturer ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Is The Compact Android Phone On Par With Google’s Pixel: Rumor

According to a rumor, Samsung might be rekindling its “mini” offering, and this time around, it could be one worth having. Why? Because it could be the Galaxy S8 mini. Now the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7 skipped out on the mini deal. And sure, the Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy S5 all have mini versions, but even during ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage Variant Goes on Sale in India

After launching it last week, Samsung on Friday has made the Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Review) variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage available to buy in India. You can purchase it via Flipkart and the Samsung Shop. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB RAM, 128GB storage variant price in India is Rs. 74,900. As an introductory offer, the company says, all ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mass Production Reportedly Begins, Galaxy S8+ Spotted on Benchmark Site

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S8 mass production has begun Samsung aims to ship over 10 million units in two months The smartphone is set to launch on March 29 Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are scheduled to launch on March 29 this month, and rumours have picked up pace. The latest leak confirms that the devices have already reached mass ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy S8 cases reveal even more hardware details

We are yet to see an official render of the Samsung Galaxy S8. But thanks to various accessory makers we already have a pretty good idea of what the device will look like. The latest images come from the Australian brand UAG. The company listed several Galaxy S8 cases on its website, revealing that the device will have iris scanner, ... Read More »

Check out these sleek renders of Samsung Galaxy S8

We’ve seen numerous leaks about Samsung Galaxy S8 – some claiming they are real, some obviously fake. And some are just renders from independent design studios specialized in product design based on rumors so far. Our latest renders come from the Korean studio DesignWoOS which presents us with the clearest look at the designs yet. The renders also include some ... Read More »