Samsung Galaxy S9 to run for a day and a half on a single charge, will sport front stereo speakers?

A Reddit user, who claimed to have had hands-on time with a  pre-production version of the Samsung Galaxy S9, posted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) thread on the social forum site the other day. He fielded questions related to the unit he played around with, noting that the model was “very close to production.” And while it might not mean anything, the fact that the thread was deleted could indicate that his story is legitimate and hit too close to home.

According to the lucky gentleman who allegedly was given 20 minutes to play around with the phone, the design looks very similar to last …


Samsung may launch new Uhsupp social network service along with Galaxy S9

Samsung announced its new flagships – Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be officially unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 trade fair on February 25. Both smartphones are said to hit the shelves less than a month after their reveal.

Along with the new smartphones, Samsung is expected to introduce a new social network service called “Uhsupp.” The name has already been trademarked in both the EU and South Korea, but it is yet unclear if it will be available in the United States as well.

According to a report coming from Samsung’s home turf, Uhsupp social network service will be launched …

Galaxy S9 and S9+ previewed in glorious detail with full specs and release date

Hello gorgeous! pic.twitter.com/ir21KuQb8R— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) 19 февруари 2018 г. 
The recently leaked full-size S9 and S9+ renders didn’t really do the phones justice, as the perspective seemed to have chopped the side bezels out of whack, but this latest scoop, allegedly depicting official Galaxy S9 and S9+ press images, may turn out to be more like it.
In the newest pictures, the S9 and S9+ show symmetrically curved fronts and backs, much more in line with what the Galaxy S8 and S8+ have to offer in terms of design, and, what’s …

Samsung Galaxy S9 ringtone debuts in inspirational video

‘Over the Horizon’ has been the default ringtone of Samsung Galaxy cellphones since 2011, when it came on the fresh, new Samsung Galaxy S II. Since then, the melody has been updated on a yearly basis in order to keep it fresh and to reflect the changes in the ever-evolving Galaxy series. Thе update happens in time for the release of the new Samsung Galaxy flagships and since we are a mere week away from the unveiling of the Galaxy S9 and S9+, Samsung has released their 2018 iteration of ‘Over the Horizon’.
While last year’s edition of ‘Over the Horizon’ had …

First Galaxy S9 preview pops for the Snaprdragon 845 US version, confirms all the new features

Well, well, well, some are mining bitcoins and interfering with people’s phone calls, others are mining Reddit threads for information about the Galaxy S9, and scoring a whole AMA dedicated to Samsung’s flagship. 

Coming from someone who claims they spent about 20 minutes toying around with the phone, the session is rife with first-look impressions about the S9, so we will summarize the guy’s impressions below, so you don’t have to read through the whole wide thread.
First off, the design is indeed very close to the S8, and the leaked renders apparently …

The new Galaxy S9 Hyperknit case, and the LED Flip Wallet, are now available to order

Samsung’s official cases for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have surfaced a few times already, but two of the styles that will be available for the phones are now up for ordering, and they include the brand new crocheted Hyperknit wrapper, along with the more orthodox LED Flip Wallet one. 
Besides the Hyperknit, a new model is the Protective Standing Cover, but this is not yet available to purchase. The Hyperknit case has a woven texture that is usually found in outfits made for those weekend warriors who are into sports. In fact, …

More Galaxy S9 Exynos vs Snapdragon benchmarks leak, top the iPhone X score

After seeing Samsung’s newfangled Exynos 9810 chipset that will be in the Galaxy S9 make the benchmarking rounds yesterday with 4GB RAM, today brings us the Galaxy S9+ appearing on AnTuTu with a Snapdragon 845 on board, and 6GB of the stuff. 

This is arguably the handset that leaked not long ago, and scored similar to 9810 in the multi-core tally, but much lower in single core, so what else are we learning about it from AnTuTu’s post today? 
Well, the screen resolution of the SM-G965 handset (S9+) won’t be 1080 x 2020 pixels, as is depicted …

The first Samsung Galaxy S9 teaser videos are here: 3D emoji, slow-mo, superb low-light camera teased

SamsungMobileKorea has just uploaded a slew of Galaxy S9 teasers on its YouTube page, and just like any self-respecting video teaser should do, these all but confirm many of the key features that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are wildly expected to have.

The first video blatantly reveals the advantages of slow-mo videos, the second one is a dead giveaway for superb low-light photography thanks to the variable aperture that can go as wide as f/1.5, and the third one… Well, the third one is a sign of the times as it features 3D emoji, which would allow users to create animated …

Stereo speakers reiterated for the Galaxy S9, along with '3D emoji'

Not that it will come as a huge surprise to our regular visitors, given that the alleged retail box of the Galaxy S9 already stated so, but Samsung’s spring flagship is again rumored to come with a dual stereo speaker set at long last by today’s freshest Korean media reports.
 
That is right, you will finally hear a flagship Galaxy S-line member thunder and roar when loaded with the newest Bruno Mars single! Besides the “tuned by AKG” earphones that the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 also have, the S9 is listed as sporting “stereo speakers,” which will again be… tuned by AKG, …

Samsung Galaxy S9 with Exynos 9810 on deck pops up in benchmark, humiliates Snapdragon 845

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are just around the corner, and just as one could expect, almost everything regarding these anticipated devices is known at this point. Come to think of, only camera samples remain to be released to the world, but we probably wouldn’t have to wait for those for too long – after all, the Galaxies go official in less than two weeks and we will be at the epicenter of their debut to provide you with all the necessary coverage.

Now, a new benchmark entry on Geekbench seems to be giving us a sneak peek at the performance of the Exynos 9810-powered …