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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched in spring 2017. As is always the way, as soon as one great device appears, there are always those wanting more and it wasn't long before the Galaxy S9 appeared on the radar.Here are all the rumours relating to... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

By Max Langridge

After much speculation and even a highly suggestive comment from Samsung president DJ Koh, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will indeed be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month, and will be officially released a month later on 16 March. Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

By Rik Henderson

After a massive leak last week, which allegedly revealed most of the specifications of the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 on the back of a pictured box, we now think we know the battery capacity too.An image of what is said to be the phone's retail packaging... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

By Max Langridge

A leaked image of an alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box has appeared on Reddit and revealed various specs and features of the upcoming device. A lot of the specs have been teased and leaked already, so to see them on what appears to be a legitimate... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 confirmed to launch at MWC 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 confirmed to launch at MWC 2018

By Max Langridge

After months of speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will indeed be unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February, after DJ Koh, the president of Samsung's mobile division, confirmed the news at CES 2018. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone to begin production in November

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone to begin production in November

By Max Langridge

Samsung has been rumoured to be producing a smartphone with a foldable, bendable screen for a few years now but have yet to see any final product. That may all be finally set to change at the end of this year, as sources speaking to Korean news outlet... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 to get Dolby Atmos support with Android Oreo

Samsung Galaxy S8 to get Dolby Atmos support with Android Oreo

By Max Langridge

A full, final build of Android 8.0 Oreo is due to be released for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ around the end of January and following a leaked early build, it seems the new software will bring with it support for Dolby Atmos audio. When is Android Oreo... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get latest Exynos 9 with facial recognition security features

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get latest Exynos 9 with facial recognition security features

By Max Langridge

Samsung has revealed details about the Exynos 9810, the latest 9 series processor that brings with it a raft of upgrades over the previous Exynos 8895 that can be found in select models of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date,... Read more

Wow! Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ hands-on pic leaked

Wow! Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ hands-on pic leaked

By Elyse Betters

We're two days into 2018 and already the new year is treating us well.Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in early 2018, so, of course, the leaks are coming full force, starting with renders from this morning, and, now, the first hands-on... Read more

Official looking renders give us our clearest look yet at the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Official looking renders give us our clearest look yet at the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

By Max Langridge

We've already seen a few leaked renders of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, but a fresh set, that look almost-official, add yet more weight to the final design of both phones.The renders have been leaked to Chinese social site Weibo, the source of many... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 FCC sighting could suggest imminent arrival

Samsung Galaxy S9 FCC sighting could suggest imminent arrival

By Max Langridge

We already knew the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were going to arrive in 2018, but their launch, or unveiling at least, may have just been given a catalyst after they were spotted at the FCC. They have been given the model numbers SM-G960F and SM-965F, with... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may have only launched a couple of months ago, but if you thought that would stop rumours circulating for the Galaxy Note 9, you were wrong. Yes, they have already started, albeit only a few, but they have started nonetheless.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks: The S Pen is mightier than the sword

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks: The S Pen is mightier than the sword

By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the most advanced phone that Samsung has ever made. Not only does it offer all the features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 devices, but it debuts the dual camera as well as enhancing the S Pen.For some, the Note 7's early withdrawal... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 tips and tricks: An expert's guide

Samsung Galaxy S8 tips and tricks: An expert's guide

By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are Samsung's most ambitious phones yet. While the switch to a 18.5:9 aspect display is likely to be the thing that draws you in, with its luscious infinity curves, there's a whole lot packed into the phone that... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A8 brings Infinity Display and a dual-lens front camera to the mid-range market

Samsung Galaxy A8 brings Infinity Display and a dual-lens front camera to the mid-range market

By Max Langridge

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A8 as its latest mid-range smartphone, but with specs to trouble the very best flagships out there. The two headline features of the A8 are its 5.6-inch 1920 x 2220 18.5:9 Infinity display and a dual-lens front-facing... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain single-lens camera, only S9+ to get dual-lens

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain single-lens camera, only S9+ to get dual-lens

By Max Langridge

Samsung may reserve of the of the biggest feature changes for the Galaxy S-series of smartphones for the larger S9+ when it launches in 2018. That is, a dual-lens camera, which up until now has only ever appeared on the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung Galaxy S9... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 could come with a larger 3,200mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S9 could come with a larger 3,200mAh battery

By Max Langridge

Rumours and leaks surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 have really ramped up in the last few days. We've seen some renders that reveal a repositioned fingerprint scanner and a new dual-lens camera, and its launch date may be pinned down to Mobile World Congress... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at MWC 2018, and this is what it will look like

Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at MWC 2018, and this is what it will look like

By Max Langridge

Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S9 and S9+ on 27 February at Mobile World Congress, according to Korean news outlet The Bell, and translated by MySmartPrice. The site has a small table showing the unveiling and launch dates of the previous Galaxy S flagships... Read more

Unboxing a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S7 - how new-looking is it?

Unboxing a refurbished Samsung Galaxy S7 - how new-looking is it?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Previously, Quick Mobile Fix sent us a refurbished iPhone to check out, to see if it looks and feels like a new phone. This time out, it’s a Galaxy S7 in pristine condition bundle.To keep the phone extra secure, the actual phone itself shipped in a... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 schematics reaffirm repositioned fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 schematics reaffirm repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

Just a day after we finally saw some renders of the Samsung Galaxy S9, some schematic drawings have appeared on Chinese social site Weibo, often the source of many accurate smartphone leaks, that confirm the next flagship will get a new-look back panel.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning

By Max Langridge

A report fresh out of Korea has said that Samsung will give the Galaxy S9 and S9+ a much improved iris scanner over the Galaxy S8, which will be used to provide extra security for sensitive information. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far?... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked renders reveal repositioned fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked renders reveal repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

We're likely only a few months away from the official launch of Samsung's next flagship devices, the Galaxy S9 and S9+, yet we've only just seen our first set of renders. The renders have been created by Samsungmobile.News and are based on a now removed... Read more

Forget your password? No worries, just let Samsung scan your palm

Forget your password? No worries, just let Samsung scan your palm

By Elyse Betters

Samsung is looking into a new way of verifying your identity and, oddly, reminding you of your password should you ever forget it.The company, which already offers biometric-based unlocking technologies on its devices, ranging from facial recognition... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR headset for just £379, grab a bargain before it's gone...

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Gear VR headset for just £379, grab a bargain before it's gone...

By Mike Lowe

It's Black Friday, so tis the season to grab a bargain.John Lewis is offering a cracker: the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone, in gold finish, for just £379 - check out the deal here.Not only that, the handset comes with a Samsung Gear VR headset to dive... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 not expected to undergo radical redesign, incremental updates expected instead

Samsung Galaxy S9 not expected to undergo radical redesign, incremental updates expected instead

By Max Langridge

Samsung isn't expected to make too many drastic changes to the design of the Galaxy S9, instead relying on the largely successful design of the Galaxy S8, at least, that's according to usually reliable leaker Evan Blass. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's... Read more

Samsung seems to confirm foldable Galaxy X is real in support page

Samsung seems to confirm foldable Galaxy X is real in support page

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has inadvertently confirmed it is planning a device that was previously only rumoured: the Galaxy X.Thanks to a support page on Samsung’s own website (via Mobiel Kope and LetsGoDigital), details about the Galaxy X have surfaced online. The support... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 set for early-2018 reveal?

Samsung Galaxy S9 set for early-2018 reveal?

By Max Langridge

Samsung may launch the Galaxy S9 flagship earlier in the year in 2018 than the S8, according to Twitter user Ricciolo1, who has been accurate with leaks and predictions in the past. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What’s the story so far?  Not only does... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 may be bundled with AKG Bluetooth buds

Samsung Galaxy S9 may be bundled with AKG Bluetooth buds

By Max Langridge

We're still a fair few months away from the Samsung Galaxy S9 official launch - which we expect to be towards the end of March - but the rumours keep coming. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The latest comes from Twitter user IceUniverse -... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be codenamed 'Crown', could be the king of phablets

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could be codenamed 'Crown', could be the king of phablets

By Max Langridge

Samsung is already thought to be working on the Note 9, the next phablet in the long-running Note series. Two employees from Samsung's Global Product Planning Group have confirmed the phone is already in the planning stages. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's... Read more

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

Android 8.0 Oreo beta for Samsung Galaxy S8 rolling out now

By Max Langridge

Samsung has officially confirmed that Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out in beta form to Galaxy S8 and S8+ handsets in the UK, US and Korea. Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus: Which should you choose?  Arriving alongside Android 8.0 is a beta version of... Read more

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

The Samsung Galaxy battery case that lets you keep on talking

By Pocket-lint Promotion

We've all been there, got to the end of the evening only to find that we've used our smartphone too much during the day and the battery has gone flat. No Uber for you then.But it doesn't have to be that way. The Brexlink Samsung Galaxy S8 battery case... Read more

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

Get $50 off a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 battery case with Brexlink

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Galaxy Note 8 owners looking to make their smartphone last even longer can now do so thanks to the Brexlink Galaxy Note 8 Battery Case.The new case offers a whopping 5500mAh of charging capability, more than enough to fully recharge your Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

Samsung Galaxy S9's rear panel will "change a lot" according to latest rumours

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus come in constant waves, and the latest all relate to the rear of the phones. Twitter user and previously reliable tipster Ice Universe has said "the back of the Galaxy S9 will change a lot". However,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

By Max Langridge

As it has done with previous versions of the Galaxy flagship, Samsung will release the Galaxy S9 and S9+ with different processors depending on region. The US variants will apparently get Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor, while versions released elsewhere... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

By Pocket-lint Promotion

There is nothing worse than getting to the end of your work day and realising that you've got just minutes left on your phone before it turns into an expensive black brick in your pocket or bag.But fear not, there are a few simple tips you can follow,... Read more

The best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note8

The best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note8

By Pocket-lint Promotion

You’ve bought your top-of-the-range smartphone. Now, you’ll want to keep it safe, pristine and comfortable to use. But there are more accessories that are worth considering, too. Here are the ten best add-ons, including slick, smart protective cases,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 may have a notch of its own, for a front-mounted fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 may have a notch of its own, for a front-mounted fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

Samsung may have listened to some consumer feedback regarding the placement of the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S8 and resolve the issue for the Galaxy S9. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The rear-mounted scanner on the S8 can... Read more

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained

By Chris Hall

Forget about Google Assistant, Samsung's new Android flagships, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ launched their own voice assistant called Bixby.It's Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Alexa, with a new AI... Read more

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 9, says S Pen will be much improved

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 9, says S Pen will be much improved

By Max Langridge

After the proper model numbers for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ leaked a few weeks ago, Samsung itself has confirmed there will be a Galaxy Note 9 in 2018. Speaking in an interview with Samsung Newsroom, Cue Kim and BJ Kang, both from Samsung's Global Product... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 could feature depth-sensing facial recognition technology

Samsung Galaxy S9 could feature depth-sensing facial recognition technology

By Max Langridge

It's a tale that feels as old as time itself; Samsung and Apple being in a constant battle to one-up each other to gain smartphone supremacy. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The latest rumour surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S9 suggests... Read more

Samsung confirms development of Bixby 2.0, will be unveiled on 18 October

Samsung confirms development of Bixby 2.0, will be unveiled on 18 October

By Max Langridge

Samsung has accepted that its Bixby voice-assistant hasn't quite received the positive reviews it expected. As a result, the company has appointed Chung Eui-suk, the American Vice Chief at Samsung Research to head up the service intelligence group at... Read more

Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under the Note 9's display

Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under the Note 9's display

By Elyse Betters

Samsung's next Note might have a feature that was once rumoured for Apple's iPhone X: an under-display fingerprint reader.According to a note penned by a well-known analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities, Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ names confirmed for 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ names confirmed for 2018

By Max Langridge

Samsung has begun development on the firmware for the Galaxy S9 series of smartphones and with it, has confirmed there will once again be two models released in 2018. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far?  The news comes via Sammobile,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone closer to launch following certification

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone closer to launch following certification

By Max Langridge

Samsung may be stepping up efforts to produce and release its long-rumoured foldable smartphone, the Galaxy X, after appearing in a filing in its home country of South Korea. Samsung Galaxy X foldable phone now likely shelved until 2019 According to SamMobile,... Read more

You can now disable the Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

You can now disable the Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

By Max Langridge

Samsung has released an update for the Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8, that will let users change the function of the side-mounted Bixby button. What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained Up until recently, when Bixby Voice was finally rolled out... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a slow-mo superstar with 1,000fps camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a slow-mo superstar with 1,000fps camera

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, are already churning away. The latest refers to the camera, which according to a report from Korean publication ET News, could feature a 1,000fps image sensor, capable of shooting... Read more

Best UK contract deals: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Best UK contract deals: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

By Hassan Mohammed

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8, its most powerful and advanced smartphone yet, bringing even more functionality to the S Pen and introducing dual cameras on the rear, to make your photography even better.The new phone will give you a 6.3-inch... Read more

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Gestures, smart select, smart capture and more

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Gestures, smart select, smart capture and more

By Chris Hall

Samsung made a major change in 2018 to the Galaxy S8 and now the Galaxy Note: removing the physical home button, so taking a screenshot is a little different to previous Samsung phones.You have a number of different options when it comes to taking... Read more

How to get an unlocked iPhone 7 or Samsung S7 from £289.99

How to get an unlocked iPhone 7 or Samsung S7 from £289.99

By Pocket-lint Promotion

How much do you think a new iPhone costs? What about a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge? While the latest and greatest flagship mobile phones from Samsung and Apple will set you back a fair penny if you buy brand new, did you know you can save a small fortune by... Read more

Samsung IFA 2017: What was unveiled and how to re-watch event

Samsung IFA 2017: What was unveiled and how to re-watch event

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has turned its attention to consumer electronics.It hosted a press conference during IFA 2017 in Berlin to showcase products designed to cater for "your new normal" -- that's its tagline, not ours. The event already streamed, but you can re-watch... Read more