Video: Functioning Galaxy S8, S8+ Get Brief Hands-on Time

We are nearly a month away (March 29) from the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, but as we draw closer to that date, we’re likely to see more leaks and intel regarding the devices, simply because that’s how this industry tends to work. In the latest development, two hands-on videos have hit the web, giving us pretty solid looks at what we can expect from Samsung.  (more…)

Samsung Introduces New Gear VR at MWC With a Controller

Alongside the Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung also unwrapped a new Gear VR at MWC that should excite VR fans. The new Gear VR is officially called Gear VR with Controller, because well, it comes with a controller. Think Google Daydream, but for Samsung phones.

The new Gear VR with Controller features 42mm lenses with 101-degree field of view (FOV) and “advanced distortion correction technology to minimize motion sickness.” Like the previous gen model, it also lets you swap between microUSB and USB Type-C depending on your phone’s port. As a new feature, since it has a controller, Samsung added in a special strap to hold the controller when not in use.   (more…)

Samsung Makes Galaxy Tab S3 Official at MWC With Refined S Pen

Samsung may not have announced the Galaxy S8 at MWC today, but they did show off their new Android-powered tablet, the Galaxy Tab S3. We knew this bad boy was coming, so let’s run through the official details.

To start, Samsung isn’t saying how much this tablet will cost or when you can buy it. Weird, I know, but that’s the situation we are in. Should they make that info available, you’ll get a high-end tablet in a world that isn’t filled with many tablets anymore.  (more…)

Watch Samsung’s MWC 2017 Press Conference Live!

Samsung’s Mobile World Congress 2017 press event kicks off in minutes. While we aren’t expecting it to be the showcase for the Galaxy S8, Samsung should still have plenty of stuff to talk about, including a new Galaxy Tab S3.

But if you really just came hoping to see the Galaxy S8, Samsung might show off a couple of minute teaser for the Galaxy S8 at some point during the event. So yeah, you should probably watch it.

The show kicks off at 10AM Pacific (1PM Eastern).

Samsung’s 10nm Exynos 9 8895 is Now Official and Ready for the International Galaxy S8

When the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are announced next month, there will more than likely be a couple of different variants. We’ll get the models for the US, otherwise known as those powered by Qualcomm’s 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor. The others, mostly international models not built for our shores, will be powered by a Samsung Exynos processor. Today, we know that processor to officially be the 10nm Exynos 9 8895(more…)