Samsung Galaxy J6 (2018) press renders leaked ahead of official announcement

Samsung is likely to introduce a new mid-range Android smartphone, the Galaxy J6 (2018), very soon. We’ve reported about the device in the past, so many of you have already heard of it, but now we have something new to share about the upcoming Galaxy J series phone.

It appears that Winfuture.de published a set of press renders showing the Galaxy J6 (2018), although the smartphone hasn’t been unveiled yet. The unannounced device will be available in three color versions: Black, Gold, and Orchid Gray. No word on the price yet, but chances are Samsung will put it on …


Samsung stops Android 8.0 Oreo rollout for the international Galaxy S7

Everyone was happy that Samsung has finally kicked off the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. Unfortunately, it appears that it didn’t last too long. So, if you did not receive the update yet, chances are you won’t get it anytime soon.

Apparently, the South Korean company has decided to put the Android Oreo rollout on hold until it fixes some of the issues that many Galaxy S7 owners reported soon after the update went live. An official statement has already been issued by Samsung, which confirms the deployment of the update has been put on hold.

However, it …

OnePlus 6 vs Galaxy S9+ vs LG G7 ThinQ: High-end Android specs comparison showdown

The OnePlus 6 is now official and it aims to take on the flagship stock by bringing some of the best possible specs out there at a pretty aggressive price that makes it one of the greatest pretenders for the value-for-money title.

With a Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6/8GB of RAM, fast UFS2.1 storage, and 16MP+20MP rear camera, the OnePlus 6, Adreno 630 GPU, the phone has got everything necessary to take on any flagship Android device and emerge victorious. 
In this here piece, we will show you how the phone stacks up against the Galaxy S9+ and the LG …

U.S. Cellular starts pushing Android 8.0 Oreo update to the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+

It looks like U.S. Cellular is among the last carriers in the United States to release Android 8.0 Oreo updates for Samsung’s last year flagships, the Galaxy S8 and S8+. If you’ve purchased either of the two smartphones from U.S. Cellular, then you have two options through which to upgrade your phone.

You can either wait to be notified when the OTA update is available for download, or you can get it via Samsung Kies. The main benefits of the Android 8.0 Oreo, Picture-in-Picture, Autofill, improved notification system, are included in the update offered by U.S. Cellular.

For the tech-savvy, …

Galaxy S9 sales finally surpass 1 million units in South Korea, Samsung confirms

Samsung has officially confirmed sales figures for the Galaxy S9 series in South Korea. The number one smartphone manufacturer still expects the Galaxy S9 line to outperform last year’s Galaxy S8 devices, although the company’s sales figures suggest the new devices are lagging behind slightly.

Since the Galaxy S9 series launched back in March, Samsung has confirmed its new lineup has sold 1 million units in its home country, taking just under two months to do so. For comparison, last year’s flagship devices took just 37 days to reach that number, while even 2011’s Galaxy S2 reached the …

Deal: Buy an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9, get a 128 GB memory card and charging pad for free

If you need a brand new, unlocked Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ in your life, you can currently take advantage of a few deals that are available in the US. While Samsung itself is offering a Gear S3 watch for just $99 (or a free pair of Gear IconX earbuds) with any of its Galaxy S9 smartphones, Best Buy today revealed a different offer.  
When purchasing an unlocked Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ at Best Buy, you’re receiving two free gifts: a Samsung EVO Plus 128 GB microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card (normally priced at $99.99), and a Samsung Fast Charge Wireless …

Android 8.0 Oreo update rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

We reported back in February that Samsung started working on Android 8.0 Oreo updates for a few devices, including the Galaxy Tab S3. Well, it looks like it took the South Korean company three months to complete the development of the update and start the rollout.

The first to get the update are Galaxy Tab S3 users in the United Kingdom, but the good news is Samsung offers the update to both versions of the tablet, Wi-Fi and LTE (SM-T820 and SM-T825).

Besides Samsung Experience 9.0 and all the standard Android 8.0 Oreo new features, the update contains the April security patch and …

Samsung Galaxy Express Prime 3 for AT&T shows up in official renders

Samsung is expected to launch a plethora of Galaxy J smartphones in the next month or so, and some of these entry- and mid-level handsets are likely to make it to the United States. However, US carriers will use different names for the upcoming Galaxy J smartphones, so it might be confusing to talk about them before they’re officially introduced.

One of the unannounced entry-level smartphones, Samsung plans to launch very soon in the US is the Galaxy Express Prime 3. This specific Galaxy J series phone will be available for purchase at AT&T, but other carriers in the US, such as T-Mobile …

Reminder: You can get a Samsung Gear S3 for just $99 when buying any Galaxy S9

Last month, when Samsung announced two upgraded versions of its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones (with 128 GB and 258 GB of storage space), it also revealed a new promotional offer that’s available throughout May. The offer is aimed at US customers who are buying a Galaxy S9 or S9+, allowing them to get a Gear S3 smartwatch at a low price, or receive a pair of Gear IconX earbuds for free.
When purchasing any Galaxy S9 or S9+ model, you can add a Gear S3 Frontier watch to your cart for just $99. Normally, a Gear S3 Frontier costs $349.99, …

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Oreo update to resume tomorrow, May 13th

Back on April 3rd, T-Mobile halted the rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo to its version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The carrier had started pushing out the update on April 1st before it was forced to stop for an undisclosed reason. Well, if you happen to be a T-Mobile subscriber sporting the Galaxy Note 8, we have some great news. Starting tomorrow, Sunday May 13th (which is also Mother’s Day), T-Mobile will resume sending out the Android 8.0 update starting at 10pm PDT (which is actually 1am Monday morning in the East).

The new version number is N950USQU3CRD7 and includes bug fixes and performance …