Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL vs Galaxy Note 8: Low-light camera shoot-out

Ever since Samsung teased the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ for the very first time, the new camera has been at the forefront of the company’s advertising efforts. With a second shooter for the S9+, variable apertures on both phones, super slow-mo video recording, and Bixby Vision integration, there’s plenty to talk about the new Galaxy cameras. But the main thing that that Samsung likes to boast about is perhaps the variable aperture, which the company claims improves low-light performance substantially. In fact, Samsung representatives at MWC told us that the new phones …

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: what are the best alternatives?

Looking for a great alternative to the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+?

While there are a ton of phones available, only a few can match Samsung’s new heavyweights in terms of design, performance and camera quality.
We have picked the 5 best options that we ourselves would turn to if we had to select an alternative. These are the 5 best Galaxy S9 alternatives that are available right now.

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XLSmooth performance and updates on time

Google might have gotten a ton of bad …

These ads show off the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ camera features

Samsung has released three ads to show off the reimagined camera on its Galaxy S9 and S9+. Each ad shows a distinctive feature of the camera in Samsung’s newest flagships, so without further ado, let’s take a look at them.Slow-mo waterfall

The first ad shows off the 960 fps 720p slow-mo video recording capabilities of the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Samsung is quite proud with this feature – it can turn 0.2 seconds of footage into a 6 second video, adding a dramatic effect to videos and allowing you to capture moments you’ve never imagined. This ad also reminds us that …

Microsoft wants you to install its Launcher on the Samsung Galaxy S9

Since we last took a look at the smartphones that Microsoft was selling in the US, the company has added two new Android handsets to its online store. We’re talking about the recently unveiled Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, which can be pre-ordered unlocked from Microsoft for $719.99 and $839.99, respectively (these prices are similar to those asked by Samsung itself). 
Just like Samsung, Microsoft says it can ship the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ by March 16, and it offers up to $350 in credit if you trade in an old smartphone. Unlike …

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ review: 10 key takeaways

We have just finished our detailed Galaxy S9 and S9+ review, but if you don’t have the time to read through the whole thing right now, you may as well look at this more concise version that sums up the 10 key review takeaways, the 10 things that you should know before buying a Galaxy S9.
Here, we look at the key features and draw comparisons to last year’s S8 models as well as to other competitors starting with the iPhone and going to top Android dogs like the Google Pixel series.
We start with the most notable feature, the new camera. Is it …

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ tips and tricks: How to make the most out of your new Galaxy phone

The shiny, new Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are the hottest phones on the block right now. After months of anticipation, the phones were finally revealed at MWC in Barcelona and will be hitting store shelves on March 12th.  So, if you’re thinking of picking one up, it’s worth taking a deeper look at some of the features that the new Galaxies have to offer.

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are both largely a refinement of an already established formula, rather than a paradigm shift, but nonetheless pack a handful of welcomed improvements and new features of their own. If you want to learn …

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Review

Samsung completely reinvented its flagship smartphone last year with the Galaxy S8 and S8+, as it not only came up with the superb Infinity Display design, but also thoroughly reworked its user interface software to look and work better than ever. Understandably, this year the company is holding onto this strong foundation, and is looking to polish the experience even further, by introducing the Galaxy S9 and S9+.

The long-running Galaxy S high-end smartphone series marches on, as the company succeeds in reaching record revenues amid top-level leadership disturbance and challenges in …

Here is how to disable Bixby on the Galaxy S9

Bixby is Samsung’s take on a smart assistant has access to in-depth phone features and settings that other assistants do not have, but it still needs a lot of work in terms of voice recognition and knowledge. Those shortcomings become apparent when you try using Bixby alongside the fast, knowledgeable and overall excellent Google Assistant, the ubiquitous Alexa on Amazon Echo products and even Apple’s Siri.
Yet still, Samsung insists on having a dedicated Bixby button on the S9 series. It’s in the same spot as on the S8, the left side, below the volume buttons. And …

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ battery life results are out

Our in-depth Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ review is out and the verdict is in: the S9 series are great phones, but they are all about minor improvements over the S8 rather than any radical changes.

Out of all the new features, though, we wanted to take a separate look at one key element of the S9 experience: battery life. Is it any better than on the Galaxy S8 or Note 8 series? And how does it compare to other flagship phones in 2018?
We’ve been using the two new Galaxy S9s for more than a week now and our real-life impressions about battery life are that …

OnePlus 5T or Samsung Galaxy S9: which one would you get?

The Galaxy S9 has just been announced and it’s a beautiful marvel of a smartphone. Shiny glass all around, an awesome new camera, Samsung’s gorgeous AMOLED display curved at both ends… it definitely turns heads around. And it sports the latest-and-greatest in hardware, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and 4 GB of RAM.

But we all know what’s not great about it… that price. Unfortunately, it seems that we live in the post-$650 flagship price world, as both Sammy and Apple are pushing their price tiers up and others are following suit.

Well, with some exceptions. While small manufacturer …