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Samsung Galaxy S9+ Bestselling Smartphone in April, iPhone X Slides Down to Third: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Counterpoint’s April report shows iPhone X on third spot Galaxy S9 Plus comes first with 2.6 percent market share iPhone X takes up 2.3 percent market share Counterpoint has released its global top selling smartphones list for the month of April, and surprisingly the Samsung Galaxy S9+ tops the list. The second spot has also been grabbed by Samsung with the Galaxy S9, and Apple makes it to ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ 128GB, 256GB Storage Variants Finally Go on Sale in the US

Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung’s two popular smartphones of 2018, will now be available in two new storage variants in the US. The South Korean giant has rolled out 128GB and 256GB inbuilt storage models of the smartphones in the country. Both the handsets are available starting May 1 and will be released on May 18. They are available for purchase exclusively ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini Spotted on TENAA and AnTuTu Sites, Tipping Design and Specifications

Samsung may soon launch a variant of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones, called the Galaxy S9 Mini. The compact counterpart of the South Korean giant’s 2018 flagships may make its way to the markets this year, if certain reports are to be believed. A smartphone, with model number SM-G8750 was spotted earlier this month on a benchmark site. Now, another handset with model number SM-G8850 has ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Cheaper to Make Than iPhone X, But Costs More Than Galaxy Note 8: TechInsights

While it is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 for the consumers, the new Galaxy S9+ is apparently the most expensive Galaxy series phone to build. Samsung reportedly spends $379 (approximately Rs. 24,700) in manufacturing the Galaxy S9+. This is more than the cost incurred in producing the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 as well as the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. However, the overall cost of goods sold (COGS) ... Read More »

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 »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Will Be Available via Airtel Online Store, Pre-Registrations Now Open

Airtel has announced that it will sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ via its online store, and pre-registrations are now open. The latest flagship smartphones were recently unveiled by Samsung at the Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event ahead of MWC 2018. Meanwhile, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ pre-bookings had already commenced in India via Samsung’s online and offline channels. As mentioned, the pre-registrations for the Samsung Galaxy S9 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ to Feature AI Chips: Report

While the tech world is all set to see some of the major rumours getting transformed into reality at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Samsung is reportedly preparing a surprise, too. This is the building of the company’s native neural processing units aka artificial intelligence (AI) chips that are expected to be a part of the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ models. The AI chips by Samsung are claimed to ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Take on iPhone X’s Face ID with Enhanced Iris Scanner: Report

While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple’s Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that Samsung is developing new software to make face recognition on ... Read More »

Gionee S9 appears on Geekbench ahead of unveiling today

Ahead of its official unveiling today, the Gionee S9 has appeared on the Geekbench benchmarking website, re-confirming some of its key specs such as MediaTek Helio P10 chipset, 4GB RAM, and Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The phone has already cleared TENAA in China, and has also been sp source”cnbc” Read More »