Estimated Samsung Galaxy F bill of materials shows why it will cost $1,800

Korean agency CGS-CIMB Research has posted a report in which it estimates the Bill of Materials (BOM) for the foldable Galaxy F and compares it to a Galaxy S9+ and an iPhone XS Max. The priciest item is the display – or should we say “displays”. The Galaxy F will have one large 7.3” panel that folds down the middle along with an external 4.58” display. There will reportedly be two batteries as well, though that doesn’t add much to the cost (total capacity is expected to be around 5,000-6,000mAh)….

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Samsung issues hotfix update in second Android Pie beta for Galaxy S9

Samsung has just issued a hotfix update to the second Android Pie beta on Galaxy S9, launched yesterday. It is only 90 MB in size and patches two significant issues that slipped in the major release. Users complained about losing mobile data connection and having trouble launching some apps. To get the Pie beta that moves to One UI on your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+, you must be part of the Samsung Members program (also known as Samsung+ in the United States). Through the dedicated app you can see…

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Samsung Offers an Adapter to Use Galaxy Note 9 With Gear VR; Gear VR Successor Also Apparently in Works

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 users need to reach out to customer support to get the free Gear VR adapter. HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 9 users have been offered with an adapter The adapter allows buyers to use Galaxy Note 9 with the current Gear VR Meanwhile, the Gear VR successor is also apparently in development Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has received an adapter that will help you easily use the phablet with the Gear VR. The adapter essentially makes the Gear VR compatible with the Galaxy Note 9, which doesn’t have dimensions…

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Amazon Prime Day Sale Starts July 16: OnePlus 6, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Huawei P20 Pro, and More Deals Previewed

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6 will be available with an extra discount in exchange offer Huawei P20 Pro, P20 Lite will see a price cut Amazon Prime Day sale will go on for 36 hours Amazon is back with its Prime Day sale on July 16, and the event is set to go on for 36 hours. During the Amazon sale period, the e-commerce site will list a host of offers on smartphones, electronics, home, furniture, and other categories for its Prime members exclusively. This sale will see offers and deals on a list…

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Samsung Galaxy On6 India Launch Expected Today

HIGHLIGHTS New Flipkart-exclusive Samsung phone to be revealed at 12:30pm It will be exclusively available via Flipkart Price of the Galaxy On6 is expected to be around Rs. 15,000 Samsung Galaxy On6, the company’s rumoured next smartphone in its mid-range On series, is all expected to launch in India today, exclusively via Flipkart. The Samsung Galaxy On6 had been tipped in a couple of reports citing industry sources recently, and Flipkart began teasing the launch of a Samsung smartphone earlier this week, setting a launch date of 12:30pm IST on…

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Samsung Galaxy A9 Star, Galaxy A9 Star Lite With Super AMOLED Displays Go Up for Pre-Orders in China

HIGHLIGHTS Pre-orders for the Galaxy A9 Star and A9 Star Lite has started Both the phones currently available only in China Both handsets come with 4GB of RAM Samsung has unveiled two new smartphones – Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy A9 Star Lite – in China. Previously, there have been several rumours regarding the arrival of the handsets, along with their price and specifications. The company has started pre-bookings for both the smartphones, ahead of the launch on June 7, which was tipped previously. The key highlights of the Galaxy A9 Star and Galaxy…

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Price in India Reportedly Slashed

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy J7 Pro is now available at Rs. 16,900 The phone was launched in 2017 priced at Rs. 20,900 The new prices seem to be applicable only via offline retailers Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro price has reportedly been cut again in India. As per an established Mumbai based mobile retailer, the Galaxy J7 Pro is now available in the country at Rs. 16,900. The Galaxy J7 Pro was launched in June last year alongside the Galaxy J7 Max. Both the smartphones had already received a Rs. 2,000 price cut in March, earlier this year….

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Apple’s $539 Million in Damages Is a ‘Big Win’ Over Samsung

HIGHLIGHTS The global patent battle started seven years ago Samsung infringed three of Apple’s design patents The case has always been about more than money: Apple Apple won $539 million (roughly Rs. 3,700 crores) from Samsung Electronics Co. in the final throes of the companies’ US court struggle over smartphone technology, seven years after the start of a global patent battle. Apple sought about $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,800 crores) in a retrial of a case that originally produced a verdict of that amount in 2012, while Samsung argued it should pay only $28 million…

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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+: Battery Capacity, Charging Ports, and More Revealed

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy S9 is expected to sport a 3000mAh battery Galaxy S9+ will reportedly have a 3500mAh battery Both phones are expected to feature a USB Type-C charging port Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are all set to be unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event on February 25. Most of the specifications, features, and price details are already out in the public domain, although several new leaks have revealed new details of the upcoming smartphones. Most notable among these are the leaked shots of the battery units of the Galaxy S9…

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Samsung, Qualcomm Sign Multi-Year Strategic Relationship Agreement

HIGHLIGHTS Qualcomm and Samsung have signed a multi-year strategic agreement The two companies are set to work together in mobile device market Both also separately expanded their global patent cross-license agreement Qualcomm on Thursday announced that it has signed a multi-year strategic relationship agreement with Samsung to work together in the growing market of mobile devices. The latest partnership is aimed at supporting various technology areas across a range of mobile devices and expands the existing relationship between the two companies to enable them to work together on the transition to 5G. Qualcomm and…

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