You can get a Samsung Galaxy S8 Active at 50% off if you switch to Sprint


Last week, when Samsung announced the upcoming release of
the Galaxy S8 Active on T-Mobile and Sprint, only T-Mobile revealed the
handset’s launch date and price (November 17, $820 outright). As it turns out, Sprint
will start selling this rugged handset on exactly the same day – which, by the
way, is tomorrow.

 

Sprint has a pretty attractive offer for consumers willing
to switch from another carrier, offering the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active for half
the price on an 18-month Flex lease program. If you switch to Sprint, you can
pay just $17.71 per month for the S8 Active (that’s a total …


Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) alleged specs confirm it's an entry-level smartphone

Although most of us are more interested in what Samsung plans to offer customers in terms of high-end products, the vast majority of people are buying entry-level and mid-range devices.

So, let’s take a look at one of the cheap smartphones that Samsung is likely to introduce next year: the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018). Also known as Samsung SM-J250F, the device was recently spotted at Geekbench, a benchmark database the collects results from smartphones that may or may not have been released yet.

According to the listing at Geekbench, Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) …

Sprint Galaxy Note 8 receives OTA patch with updates to Gallery, Calendar, Wi-Fi Calling, and more

A new OTA update has started rolling out for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 owners that purchased their device from Sprint. With a build number of N950USQU2BQJB and a size of 383MB, the new update brings quite a few changes. 

First of all, Wi-Fi Calling has been renamed to Calling Plus and packs some new and improved features. In a nutshell, Calling Plus includes all the capabilities of Wi-Fi Calling and adds the ability to make and receive calls over Sprint’s LTE network. 
There are also improvements to the Calendar, Gallery, …

Best smartphone telephoto camera: iPhone X vs Galaxy Note 8

The iPhone X and the Galaxy Note 8 are two of the hottest smartphones of 2017. Being the cream of the crop of the efforts of Apple and Samsung, the iPhone X and Galaxy Note 8 have a lot going on for them. Bezel-less design? Check. Awesome displays? Check. Super-fast hardware? Check. Dual cameras with great performance and new modes? Double check!

As you probably already know, both the iPhone X and the Galaxy Note 8 are each rocking an oh-so-trendy dual-cam setup that combines a regular wide-angle shooter with a “telephoto” camera for lossless optical …

T-Mobile launches early Black Friday deals, BOGO offers for iPhone 8, Galaxy S8/S8+, Note 8, LG V30, and more

T-Mobile has just revealed its first wave of promos for the upcoming holiday season. Starting November 17, the Un-Carrier will be offering BOGO (buy one, get one) deals for some of the hottest smartphones of 2017. Here’s the complete list of devices:
Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8+Samsung Galaxy S8 ActiveSamsung Galaxy Note 8LG G6LG V20LG V30 and V30+Apple iPhone 8
There appears to be no BOGO deal for the iPhone X, but T-Mo has a trade-in offer for those of you interested in Apple’s $1,000 flagship. 
Of …

Slip up #2: Samsung 'accidentally' confirms the existence of the Galaxy A7 (2018)

Just a few days ago, Samsung accidentally confirmed the existence of its upcoming Galaxy A5 (2018) mid-ranger by inadvertently listing it on its own website. True, nothing of importance like specs or features got revealed, but the leak willy-nilly confirmed Samsung’s successful mid-ranger exists.
Well, the same just happened with the Galaxy A7 (2018) as well – what’s expected to be Samsung’s mid-range flagship for next year got listed on the company’s Russian website revealing the model name of the device, SM-A730F, which falls in line with the rest of the …

Samsung releases a second Android Oreo beta for the Galaxy S8 in the US, here's what's new

Certain Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices in the US and the UK have been eligible for the Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for a couple of weeks now, allowing willing users to partake and test out all the new features that Samsung has thrown in its TouchWiz Samsung Experience software. Actually, the second beta version of the software is already rolling out in the US after being launched in the UK the week before, introducing a slew of new features that you need to know about.

Build number G955USQU1ZQK6 of the software intros a host of new clock styles for Always On Display, which are a …

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 Lineage 2 Revolution Edition on November 16

Lineage 2 Revolution has one of the biggest MMORPG universes on mobile devices, which is probably the main reason it became so popular in Asia. Now, Samsung and Net Marble Games, in partnership with SK Telecom carrier, announced they will launch a special edition Galaxy Note 8 aimed at fans of the mobile game.

Dubbed Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Lineage 2 Revolution Edition, the smartphone will be available for pre-order in South Korea starting November 15 for the equivalent of $1,190. The phablet will hit the shelves one day later, on November 16, so customers who pre-order …

Microsoft starts selling Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ online

Microsoft had been selling the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ at its brick and mortar stores since their launch, but they weren’t available online until recently. Starting this week, customers who prefer to shop online will be able to purchase Samsung’s flagship’s via Microsoft Store Online.

The unlocked versions of both Samsung smartphones are now available at Microsoft Store, as well as AT&T and Verizon models. The former sell for $725 and $825 respectively, while the Verizon models cost $720 and $840.

Consumers who favor AT&T over Verizon will have …

Samsung Galaxy S9+ appears in benchmark with (only) 4GB RAM

Samsung is rumored to launch its new flagship duo – the Galaxy S9 and S9+, earlier than usual. Since the South Korean company unveils new Galaxy S series flagships in late February or early March, if the rumors are true, Samsung might introduce them as early as January.

New information about Samsung’s upcoming top-of-the-line smartphones has just emerged online, which suggests the Galaxy S9 and S9+ are already being tested before prime time.

As some of you may already know, the two devices have been given new model numbers: SM-G960 and SM-G965. The latter was recently spotted at Geekbench, …