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Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far
Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is some way off - in early 2019 - but we're already hearing a bunch of rumours about what form the device will take. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were evolutions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ really, so we're expecting big things... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far?
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far? By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched last September, while we've recently seen the Galaxy S9 and S9+ released, too - check out our guide to the best Galaxy S9 deals. Next up is the Galaxy Note 9, which we're expecting to be the usual souped-up respin... Read more

Bixby 2.0 confirmed to launch with Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Bixby 2.0 confirmed to launch with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is likely due to launch in August, with a release following in September. While the exact date isn't confirmed, Samsung has confirmed that whenever it does, it will bring with it the second generation of Bixby.  Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 to get earlier launches, says report
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 to get earlier launches, says report By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S10 smartphones will be launched earlier in the year than their predecessors, according to a report from the Korea Herald.Citing "industry sources", it's believed Samsung wants the Galaxy Note 9 to get a jump on Apple's... Read more

Samsung introduces Red and Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+, but you can only get the Gold
Samsung introduces Red and Gold Galaxy S9 and S9+, but you can only get the Gold By Max Langridge

Samsung has announced two new colours for its Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones in the form of Sunshine Gold and Burgundy Red. They join the current lineup of Midnight Black, Titanium Grey, Coral Blue, and Lilac Purple colour options. Samsung Galaxy S9 and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 could have ridiculously sharp 600ppi display
Samsung Galaxy S10 could have ridiculously sharp 600ppi display By Max Langridge

With each Galaxy S smartphone, Samsung likes to make improvements. Next year it will be launching its tenth model, the Galaxy S10 and as it's an anniversary model, the South Korean company is expected to make some big changes over the current Galaxy S9.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 definitely won't be getting an in-display fingerprint sensor
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 definitely won't be getting an in-display fingerprint sensor By Max Langridge

It feels like a tale that's as long as time itself. Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 feature an in-display fingerprint sensor? Or will it not? The answer, is no.  Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far? Leaked... Read more

Samsung to unleash four new Galaxy J-series phones with 18.5:9 Infinity Displays
Samsung to unleash four new Galaxy J-series phones with 18.5:9 Infinity Displays By Rik Henderson

Samsung is tipped to release four new low to mid-range smartphones for the Indian phone market, but with flagship style 18.5:9 Infinity Displays.The Samsung Galaxy J (2018) line will reportedly launch this month; May. They show that Samsung is committed... Read more

Leaked patent gives more evidence that Samsung is working on in-display fingerprint sensors
Leaked patent gives more evidence that Samsung is working on in-display fingerprint sensors By Max Langridge

There have been rumours circling for a while suggesting Samsung would be putting an in-display fingerprint sensor into its flagship phones. We thought the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 8 would all get it, but to no avail. Samsung Galaxy Note 9... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 codenamed Beyond and more evidence points to in-display fingerprint sensor
Samsung Galaxy S10 codenamed Beyond and more evidence points to in-display fingerprint sensor By Rik Henderson

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is codenamed Beyond, according to a fresh report.Korean website The Bell claims that Samsung's 2019 handset, which will be released as part of the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy range, will go by the name throughout its development... Read more

Samsung launches Galaxy A6 and A6+ with a focus on photography
Samsung launches Galaxy A6 and A6+ with a focus on photography By Max Langridge

Samsung has unveiled two new additions to its Galaxy A smartphone series in the A6 and A6+, both of which arrive with "powerful front and rear cameras" to give users impressive photos from mid-range devices. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date,... Read more

Samsung is launching 128GB and 256GB versions of S9 and S9 Plus
Samsung is launching 128GB and 256GB versions of S9 and S9 Plus By Elyse Betters

Samsung is releasing new versions of the Galaxy S9, but only in the US.The company announced it will launch both 128GB and 256GB versions of its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus flagships. At launch, they will only be available in the US. If you want to... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 report says in-display fingerprint sensor will make an appearance
Samsung Galaxy S10 report says in-display fingerprint sensor will make an appearance By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have only been out for about a month and we're still some way off the official announcement for the Galaxy Note 9, but rumours and leaks for the Galaxy S10 have now started to appear.  Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything... Read more

How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S9
How to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S9 By Pocket-lint Promotion

You've decided to to upgrade to the new Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 +, but what happens now? How do you trade in your current phone, and what's the best deal to go for? has your contract run out and you want to upgrade to a better plan that suits you?We've... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could get larger display and battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could get larger display and battery By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is expected to launch in August, and as we approach that launch date, the rumour mill will continue to ramp up production. The latest rumours surrounding Samsung's big-screen smartphone come from two different Twitter users and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 benchmark confirms Snapdragon 845 processor
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 benchmark confirms Snapdragon 845 processor By Max Langridge

Samsung isn't expected to officially announce the Galaxy Note 9 until around August, but that never stops the rumour mill from churning away. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: What's the story so far? The latest news to appear... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 to receive Oreo within 3 weeks
Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 to receive Oreo within 3 weeks By Max Langridge

Samsung has confirmed via its community website that Android 8.0 Oreo will be available as an update for all Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 devices within the next two to three weeks. Samsung has slowly been rolling Android Oreo out to supported Galaxy devices... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases and S9+ cases: Protect your new Galaxy smartphone
Best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases and S9+ cases: Protect your new Galaxy smartphone By Max Langridge

Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones, but while they don't represent a huge change in design over their S8 predecessors, that means they're still gorgeous devices that you definitely won't want to break. Samsung Galaxy S9 and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 deal: Buy one get one S9 or S9+ free at Verizon
Samsung Galaxy S9 deal: Buy one get one S9 or S9+ free at Verizon By Elyse Betters

Samsung’s Galaxy S9-branded phones are already on sale.Buy one Galaxy S9/S9+ and get one Free! No trade in required. Plus, $150 prepaid card when you switch to Verizon.Verizon in the US is offering a buy one, get one free offer on Galaxy S9 handsets,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 name confirmed, should launch in August
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 name confirmed, should launch in August By Max Langridge

While it was pretty safe to assume that Samsung would release a Galaxy Note 9 - successor to the rather excellent Galaxy Note 8 - later this year, we couldn't be sure of the name until Samsung confirmed it itself. The South Korean tech giant has already... Read more

Galaxy S9 camera comparison and test: Performance, samples and everything you need to know
Galaxy S9 camera comparison and test: Performance, samples and everything you need to know By Cam Bunton

Samsung made a big deal about the Galaxy S9 and S9+ camera system even before the phones were announced: "The Camera, Reimagined" was a bold tagline for something built into the back of a smartphone. It is the pedestal upon which Samsung has set its... Read more

Galaxy S9 colours: Which is the best S9 colour for you?
Galaxy S9 colours: Which is the best S9 colour for you? By Dan Grabham

Samsung has released the Galaxy S9 and S9+ duo of smartphones and they're available to buy today. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ comes in three colours: Midnight Black, Coral Blue and a new hue for 2018, Lilac Purple. There’s also a Titanium Gray color which... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything you need to know
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are now on sale. We've reviewed both of Samsung's latest handsets - check out our Galaxy S9 review and Galaxy S9+ review.And, naturally, we've also brought you the very best Galaxy S9 deals as well. The Samsung Galaxy S9 SIM-free... Read more

Microsoft is selling its own custom version of Samsung's Galaxy S9
Microsoft is selling its own custom version of Samsung's Galaxy S9 By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is offering the Galaxy S9 with some extra customisations.The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Microsoft Edition are available now via the Microsoft Store in the US. This is not the first time Microsoft has done this with Samsung's Galaxy... Read more

Samsung's in-display fingerprint sensor still won't be ready for the Note 9
Samsung's in-display fingerprint sensor still won't be ready for the Note 9 By Max Langridge

There have been rumours and leaks for some time now that have suggested the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 would be the company's first to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. Just last month, a Samsung patent, accompanied by a report from China, appeared... Read more

Get a Samsung Galaxy S9 from £19.99 per month, direct from Samsung
Get a Samsung Galaxy S9 from £19.99 per month, direct from Samsung By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are the hottest phones around right now. They'll be officially released to the world on 16 March, but Samsung is running a pre-order deal right now that could get you the very latest Galaxy from just £19.99 per month... Read more

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained
What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained By Chris Hall

Samsung's high-end Android phones, come with their own voice assistant called Bixby in addition to supporting Google Assistant.It's Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Alexa, with a new AI agent that's... Read more

How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S9, including smart select and smart capture
How to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S9, including smart select and smart capture By Chris Hall

Samsung made a major change when it launched the Galaxy S8 and S8+, removing the physical home button. That's the same on the new Galaxy S9 and S9+, meaning that screenshots on a Samsung phone are different to older models, like the S7.You have a number... Read more

Bixby 2.0 to launch alongside Galaxy Note 9, will recognise individual voices
Bixby 2.0 to launch alongside Galaxy Note 9, will recognise individual voices By Max Langridge

Samsung mobile CEO DJ Koh has confirmed at a press conference at Mobile World Congress, that the latest version of company's own voice-assistant Bixby, will launch with the Galaxy Note 9. While Koh didn't put an exact date on the launch, the Galaxy Note... Read more

From Galaxy S to Galaxy S9, the timeline of Samsung's flagship Android phones in pictures
From Galaxy S to Galaxy S9, the timeline of Samsung's flagship Android phones in pictures By Rik Henderson

This Sunday, 25 February, Samsung will unveil its two latest flagship smartphones; the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.They will be announced on stage at a Samsung Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress and the world will be watching the livestream to get... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ official: Dual aperture camera and AR emoji boost a familiar design
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ official: Dual aperture camera and AR emoji boost a familiar design By Chris Hall

Update: we've now reviewed both of Samsung's latest handsets: check out our Galaxy S9 review and Galaxy S9+ review.Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile World Congress, revealing the most anticipated new smartphones... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 launch: Watch Samsung's MWC 2018 press conference right here
Samsung Galaxy S9 launch: Watch Samsung's MWC 2018 press conference right here By Dan Grabham

Samsung's Unpacked press event is currently running, kicking off Mobile World Congress in style and you can watch it online right here.Both the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ are being revealed in full, so just scroll down to view the livestream... Read more

Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S9 just leaked and it isn't pretty
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S9 just leaked and it isn't pretty By Elyse Betters

Try to keep your jaw from hitting the floor when Samsung announces the cost of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.It'll be hard to act surprised about the upcoming phones themselves, considering every single detail about them has leaked, including their price... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 final design revealed in augmented reality
Samsung Galaxy S9 final design revealed in augmented reality By Max Langridge

Samsung will use augmented reality to unveil the brand new Galaxy S9 and S9+ at its press conference this coming Sunday 25 February at Mobile World Congress. XDA Developers has discovered a new Unpacked 2018 app within the Google Play Store, that while... Read more

Full details and images of Samsung Galaxy S9 leak a week ahead of launch
Full details and images of Samsung Galaxy S9 leak a week ahead of launch By Max Langridge

Samsung is due to unveil the much-anticipated Galaxy S9 and S9+ duo of smartphones this Sunday at Mobile World Congress. We already know pretty much all there is to know about the phones, but some information from Winfuture.de fills in the final few gaps.... Read more

These Samsung videos tease 3D emoji and other Galaxy S9 features
These Samsung videos tease 3D emoji and other Galaxy S9 features By Elyse Betters

Samsung clearly doesn't care if everyone in the world learns everything about its forthcoming flagships ahead of their unveiling.Exhibit A: An official Samsung YouTube channel (Samsung Mobile Korea) has uploaded three teasers that strongly hint at several... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to sport Animoji-like 3D emoji and stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S9 to sport Animoji-like 3D emoji and stereo speakers By Elyse Betters

Those of you who like the idea of Apple's Animoji feature - but prefer Samsung devices - will be happy to hear this latest rumour.Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus flagship smartphones will come with two new features: 3D emoji and stereo speakers,... Read more

Samsung patent shows in-display fingerprint scanner, likely for Note 9
Samsung patent shows in-display fingerprint scanner, likely for Note 9 By Elyse Betters

It looks like Samsung is embracing in-display fingerprint readers.For instance, the forthcoming Galaxy Note 9 is expected to be Samsung’s first Android smartphone with an in-display fingerprint reader, according to a new report (translated) from China.... Read more

Forget the Galaxy S9, here are some specs for the 5G Samsung Galaxy S10
Forget the Galaxy S9, here are some specs for the 5G Samsung Galaxy S10 By Rik Henderson

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones will be officially unveiled on Sunday 25 February at a dedicated Unpacked event in Barcelona ahead of MWC 2018. However, that doesn't stop the rumour mill churning over their successor.The Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Want to see Samsung's Galaxy S9+ phone in 'Coral Blue'? Here you go
Want to see Samsung's Galaxy S9+ phone in 'Coral Blue'? Here you go By Elyse Betters

Samsung hasn't unveiled the Galaxy S9 yet, but you'd be forgiven if you thought otherwise, considering how often it's leaked out in recent weeks.We've seen reports with all sorts of leaked details about the upcoming device, as well as leaked images that... Read more

Samsung might pull an Apple and increase price of Galaxy S9 by a lot
Samsung might pull an Apple and increase price of Galaxy S9 by a lot By Elyse Betters

Samsung wants to up the price of its flagship phone this year.According to TechRadar, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 will be £100 more expensive than last year's Galaxy S8, which launched at £689, and it'll be £220 more than 2016's Galaxy S7, which... Read more

Here's the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ in "Lilac Purple"
Here's the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ in "Lilac Purple" By Rik Henderson

We still have almost three weeks until the Samsung Unpacked event in Barcelona, but new press renders of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have surfaced that leave very few surprises for the conference itself.The latest shots, posted by @evleaks, show... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases leaked, along with all-new fast charger
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases leaked, along with all-new fast charger By Rik Henderson

We're just a few weeks away from the official Samsung Unpacked launch event for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones. That means there are more leaks than underpants made of Swiss cheese.The latest centres on alleged cases for both phones... Read more

These leaked Samsung Galaxy S9 pics reveal phone's innards and specs
These leaked Samsung Galaxy S9 pics reveal phone's innards and specs By Elyse Betters

Do you want to see what the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+'s innards probably look like?Samsung is hosting its 2018 Unpacked press event at MWC 2018 this month, when it plans to announce the new Galaxy S9 and S9+. And thanks to several leaks and reports, we... Read more

All 2018 Samsung Galaxy phone models found in Android Oreo firmware
All 2018 Samsung Galaxy phone models found in Android Oreo firmware By Rik Henderson

Samsung will soon unleash two new flagship smartphones during Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ will both be officially announced at the end of this month.However, they are far from the only mobile devices expected... Read more

Galaxy X coming soon? Samsung says it'll use foldable OLED displays
Galaxy X coming soon? Samsung says it'll use foldable OLED displays By Elyse Betters

Samsung's foldable Galaxy X phone might finally launch this year.In an earnings call on Wednesday, Samsung said foldable OLED displays and Bixby will help drive the company’s growth in 2018: "As for the Mobile business, Samsung will continue its efforts... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 official, Samsung confirms name in earnings report
Samsung Galaxy S9 official, Samsung confirms name in earnings report By Rik Henderson

Samsung has confirmed in writing the name of its next flagship smartphone and that it will be available to consumers in Q1.A sentence in its FY 2017 fourth quarter earnings report directly refers to the Samsung Galaxy S9 - the first time we've seen the... Read more

Huge leaks show Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ design in detail
Huge leaks show Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ design in detail By Elyse Betters

Want to know what Samsung's next flagships will look like?Samsung is set to announce the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 smartphones in one month at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, and that means the leaks are pouring in at this point, with the latest example coming from... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get new Intelligent Scan feature for improved security
Samsung Galaxy S9 to get new Intelligent Scan feature for improved security By Max Langridge

We've not got long to wait until the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are officially unveiled at MWC but that hasn't stopped rumours and leaks regarding the new phones from flooding in. The latest refers to a new feature that will likely arrive with the S9 duo,... Read more

Samsung Unpacked 2018 official, Galaxy S9 to launch on 25 February
Samsung Unpacked 2018 official, Galaxy S9 to launch on 25 February By Max Langridge

Samsung has sent out media invites and posted a teaser tweet, for its Unpacked event, due to take place on 25 February 2018, a day before Mobile World Congress officially kicks off. The Unpacked event will be the official launchpad for the Galaxy S9 and... Read more