Samsung's ad for the Galaxy J6 focuses on its Super AMOLED 5.6-inch Infinity Display

The new Samsung Galaxy J6 is a mid-range handset that will, nonetheless, be decked out with Sammy’s Infinity Display. The thin-bezels and 18.5:9 aspect ratio are usually found on the company’s high-end models. Not that you will find this panel on the Galaxy Note 9, mind you. The 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display carries a 720 x 1480 HD+ resolution. Still, it is a bright and colorful screen according to a new commercial for the device that you can find at the top of this story.

The 60-second spot is called Live Colorful and contrasts the display on two different handsets, …


Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 could become official in late July according to report

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could make its official debut in late July. Despite the Samsung Galaxy S9 series recently reaching the 1 million sales milestone in South Korea, shipments are reportedly lagging behind Samsung’s initial expectations. Because of this, one new report claims the smartphone giant will bring forward the launch of the Galaxy Note 9.

In actual fact, the new information claims Samsung will be officially unveiling the Galaxy Note 9 one month earlier than usual, towards the end of July, with sales of its next flagship reportedly beginning mid-August. This decision will ultimately …

Samsung's AI chief confirms Bixby 2.0 will be launched alongside the Galaxy Note 9

There’s no doubt that Samsung plans to continue to improve its advanced Bixby platform, especially that most competing companies are trying to lure customers with their own AI platforms. Back in February, Samsung’s CEO confirmed the next version of Bixby will be launched alongside the South Korean company’s second flagship for 2018.

Today, Gray G. Lee, head of the AI Center under Samsung Research told Korea Herald that the next flagship smartphone coming from his company, the Galaxy Note 9 will include an improved version of Bixby.

He went on to say that Bixby 2.0 will offer enhanced …

Samsung's Galaxy S9 lite release tipped for May 21, but you may never get it

The mysterious Galaxy S9 “lite” that has been making the rumor rounds lately may actually be a real phone that is going to be released soon at a price yet unknown. There were already a few press shots leaked of the downgraded S9, and it looks pretty in the new Burgundy Red that the S9 is also going to get.

Today, however, a tip out of the vast and wild prairies of the Chinese tech blogosphere, claims that the release date of the S9 lite will be May 21, but the handset will be exclusive for JD, a Chinese e-tailing giant that rivals Alibaba when it comes to tech and gadgets. That’s …

Tomorrow is the last day to enter Samsung's 12v12 contest with 100 Galaxy S9+ units up for grabs

What’s better than buying a Samsung Galaxy S9+? Getting one for free, of course! And tomorrow, May 8th, is the last day you can enter Sammy’s contest to win one of 100 Galaxy S9+ units directly from the manufacturer. You can enter using the Instagram app or via a Twitter tweet. And all you have to do is suggest a location for one of the company’s 12v12 pictures. These are two photos of a landmark taken by a Galaxy S9 series phone. One is snapped in the afternoon and the other at midnight; this allows consumers to judge how well the camera and photo processing work on Samsung’s 2018 flagships, especially …

Samsung's foldable phone will feature multiple 3.5-inch OLED screens and will be unveiled at MWC?

With the Samsung Galaxy S10 now rumored to hit the light of day at CES 2019, there is now talk that Samsung’s eagerly awaited foldable phone will be unveiled the following month in Barcelona at MWC 2019. Yes, it is hard to look ahead at events planned for next winter, just as the weather is turning warm in the U.S. The foldable phone has been dubbed the Samsung Galaxy X, and carries the codename of “Winner.” Previously, the device had a development codename of “Valley.” This change is an indication that the device has gone from a long term development project, to having a slot in the manufacturer’s …

LG may not repeat Samsung's Bixby button mistake with the G7

Much like the Samsung’s recent phones, the LG G7 features a separate button on its side, dedicated to calling up a virtual assistant – Bixby, in Samsung’s case; Google Assistant, in LG’s. Another similarity between companies’ implementations of the feature, is that neither allows you to reprogram the dedicated assistant button to do something else.
When the Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched last year, users were quick to find a way to remap the Bixby button to perform other functions, but Samsung was prompt to step in and disable the option …

Samsung's Galaxy S9 sales hit record-lows in South Korea, iPhone X too

A new report claims the latest flagships from Samsung and Apple are seeing record-low sales in South Korea. It has previously been reported a number of times that Apple has been forced to cut iPhone X orders due to lower-than-expected demand, and this appears to have spread to South Korea. Unfortunately for Samsung, however, its brand also appears to be tackling weak demand.

According to the data obtained by ET News, Apple managed to shift just 475,000 units of the iPhone X via the major South Korean carriers over the course of its first four months, with a peak of 163,000 devices in December …

The Galaxy J2 Core could be Samsung's first Android Go smartphone

It looks like Samsung is the next smartphone company to jump on the Android Go bandwagon. The version of Android that’s been specifically designed to work on entry-level phones with 1GB RAM or less has been supported by many handset manufacturers lately.

An unannounced Samsung smartphone has been recently spotted at Geekbench and judging by its specs, this could be the South Korean company’s first Android Go handset. The device goes by model number SM-J260G and packs just 1GB RAM and a quad-core Exynos 7570 processor.

Another piece of information that suggests …

Apple is seeking a price cut of nearly 10% for Samsung's OLED displays

Apple is reportedly seeking a price cut from Samsung on the price of OLED panels. Apple’s first device to sport an OLED display, the iPhone X, has so far seen much weaker demand than initially anticipated, which has forced Apple to cut orders by up to 50%. One of the main reasons behind this, unsurprisingly, is reportedly the high price of the smartphone.

Now, despite recent reports that claimed Apple’s next flagship devices would be even more expensive than the company’s current iPhone X, Apple appears to be negotiating a near-10% price cut with Samsung in the hope of cutting costs which, …