Galaxy S8 eye iris unlocking in near dark
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Hands on: Snapdragon 835 version

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most widely anticipated phones that will shape the first half of 2017,  and the USA and Chinese customers are getting the Snapdragon 835 version while Europe and the rest of the world is stuck with the Exynos 8895 version.

Fixing broken Galaxy S8+ screen is expensive
Published in Mobiles


To cost an arm and a leg

It appears that those who buy Samsung's flagship Galaxy S8+ will have to take good care of it as replacing the screen might be a big hit on their wallet.

Galaxy S8 pre-orders are 30 percent higher
Published in Mobiles


Beating the S7 pre-orders

It looks like the market is more forgiving than many expected as Samsung announced that S8 pre-orders were up 30 percent compared to S7 pre-orders in 2016. 

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ SoCs compared
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 21:39

Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ SoCs compared


Exynos 8895 vs. Snapdragon 835

Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ will be available with two SoCs, Samsung's own Exynos 8895 chipset and Qualcomm's pride and joy, the Snapdragon 835 chipset, and now, both of them have been pitted against each other in a couple of benchmarks.

Even stabbing the S8 will not cause it to explode
Published in Mobiles


Tame Apple Press jokes fail

The Tame Apple Press has been trying to spoil the release of Galaxy S8 with lots of gags about exploding batteries. The only problem is the S8 battery tech is surprisingly robust.

Galaxy S8 enjoys higher than expected sales
Published in Mobiles


720,000 sold in South Korea

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is experiencing very high sales on most of the markets and the company released some of the first sales numbers. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 17:33

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream


But it GearVRs just fine

Google made a lot of noise about its Daydream platform and a few of our colleagues have reported that you cannot install a Daydream app on a Galaxy S8 phone. 

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 March 2017 09:43

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds


Average speeds can double


We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase  average speeds. 

Samsung says its Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships are go. Go
Published in Mobiles


Infinity Display, 10nm SoCs and recongizable design

After months of endless rumors, leaks, and predictions, Samsung has now officially unveiled its flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ flagship smartphones.

Why Qualcomm settled on the Snapdragon 835 name
Published in Mobiles


Sounds better than 830

Some might be interested how Qualcomm chose the name Snapdragon 835, especially as most people expected to see the Snapdragon 830 replacing last year’s champion, the Snapdragon 820.