Samsung doesn’t seem to catch a break as far as their batteries are concerned. Last year, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was recalled after the smartphone’s battery randomly started overheating and catching fire. Samsung is again on the radar as Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a recall on certain Galaxy Note 4 batteries. The CPSC fear that these batteries might have a tendency to overheat, posing a risk of burns and fire hazards.
Although Samsung has had a past with faulty batteries, the same might not be the case with the recalled Galaxy Note 4 batteries. It has been reported that the affected batteries were found in refurbished Note 4s which [...]
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 renders are a thing of past. It’s time to move on to a much more realistic Galaxy Note 8 dummy. Samsung’s flagship device is less than a week away from its official launch and the dummy gives a good look at exactly what to expect from the unreleased phone.
The latest leak shows the Galaxy Note 8 from various angles – rear, front, bottom and sides. The dummy of the smartphone appears to be in line with the past rumours and leaks. As earlier speculated, the Galaxy Note 8 dummy features an Infinity display, similar to the Galaxy S8. The images show a horizontally placed dual lens camera along with the heart rate sensor and the [...]
Samsung is hosting an “Unpacked” event on 23rd August and many are anticipating the glitzy reveal of the new Galaxy Note 8. Though the press invite didn’t disclose the name of the device, but, the words “Samsung’s newest mobile device.” makes it quite obvious.
Recently, the Galaxy Note 8’s “Midnight Black” colour variant was leaked in a tweet. Now another colour variant of Samsung’s flagship device has surfaced. The tweet shows a leaked image of the Galaxy Note 8 in a “Deep Sea Blue” colour with the Note series S-Pen stylus.
Deep Sea Blue pic.twitter.com/rVBFplhtOC
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) [...]
The 8th instalment in the Samsung Note series, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, has been subject to a lot of rumors and the latest leaks show us the internals of the new device.
The Note 8 was spotted on benchmarking website, Geekbench by the model number of SM-N950F. The leak has confirmed hardware specs that were widely expected. Running the Exynos 8895 chipset just like the Galaxy S8 and S8+ along with a 2.45GHz octa-core CPU for all markets except the US where the Galaxy Note 8 will launch with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and 6GB RAM. The listing also confirms that the Galaxy Note 8 will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top. The device scores 1984 [...]
While Samsung is prepping the Launch of the Galaxy Note 8, it appears the company may not have much to launch as a new leak showcases the phone in all its glory. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is pretty much a sneak image compilation from on of Samsung’s pre-launch briefings the company holds with media and partners.
The images show the Galaxy Note 8 in the Midnight Black colour variant and the pre-setup of the ‘always on’ feature which is common for Samsung devices. Although the images are not of the highest quality, it’s as good as it gets when it comes to leaks. The virtual home button is also visible in one of the images with the display layout much [...]
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ was launched back in April and received rave reviews for its display and camera performance. And now, a report by market research firm, suggests that Samsung has already shipped over 20 million units of the Galaxy S8/S8+ since its launch.
While we eagerly await the launch of the Galaxy Note 8, the Galaxy S8 and S8+ aren’t faring too bad in the market even after three-and-a-half months post their launch. The reported 20 million+ units shipped so far, translates to about 2,78,000 units per day, since April 21st. Compared to Samsung’s shipping volume of last year’s Galaxy S7, the company’s Mobile Division Chief, Koh Dong-Jin, says that [...]
Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ launched earlier this year to great reviews for its great display and camera performance. Though the devices were dubbed as the phones to beat in 2017, not all was rosy in the Samsung world. Samsung received a lot of flak for the awkward placement of the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. And according to KGI, the Galaxy S9 may be no different from its predecessors.
KGI has reported that the Galaxy S9, which is expected to release next year, will feature the same rear placed fingerprint sensor, while the Galaxy Note 9 will feature a screen embedded fingerprint sensor. The news of Samsung going with a similar fingerprint sensor setup as the S8 may be a [...]
As the launch of the iPhone 8 approaches, a new report suggests that Apple is claiming almost one third of Samsung’s OLED displays for the upcoming iPhone 8’s screens.
Samsung has reportedly geared up to operate seven of its next-generation OLED production lines at full capacity, all of which are dedicated to Apple and the iPhone 8. By ramping up their scale of production, Samsung Display, a unit of Samsung, is now able to manufacture about 45,000 panels a month for OLED displays, out of which 15,000 of them are allegedly reserved for Apple.
Samsung Display being the only supplier of the Apple iPhone 8’s OLED screens, the manufacturer, is said to [...]
In order to continue being the flag-bearer of flip smartphones, Samsung has announced the new Leader 8 in the Chinese market. The new device will succeed last year’s SM-W2017 as the Samsung flagship flip phone for 2017. The Leader 8 was announced on Samsung’s website along with all the specifications.
The flip smartphone, codenamed SM-G9298 packs two 4.2-inch Super AMOLED display panels with a 1920 x 1080 px resolution, one on the outside of the device and one inside. The Leader 8 runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset along with 4GB RAM and 64GB of onboard [...]
Samsung is gearing up for the launch of its 8th gen Note device, the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd. After the debacle of the Note 7, Samsung is relying heavily on the performance of its new device to keep the Note series up and kicking in the highly competitive smartphone market. A new leak has given us all the detailed specifications of the Galaxy Note 8.
The Galaxy Note 8 will feature a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED 2960 x1440 px display in an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, much like the Galaxy S8 and S8+. In fact, the 6.3-inch display is barely larger than that on the S8+, but as is with every Note phone, the device will have a more square-ish look. Samsung will also ship the Note 8 in two [...]
Samsung’s flagship device of the year, the Galaxy Note 8 is all set for launch on August 23. Earlier this month, Samsung sent out press invites for the official unveiling of the Galaxy Note 8. The invite carried an image featuring an outline of a device with an Infinity Display, thin bezels on the top and bottom and a stylus.
The invite just offered a glimpse of the Galaxy Note 8 silhouette, but a recent tweet has revealed the smartphone in its “Midnight Black”color variant.
Samsung Galaxy Note8 (in Midnight Black) pic.twitter.com/QZii9xFarQ
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) July 31, 2017
The Galaxy Note 8 is expected [...]
Smartphone releases are preceded with numerous leaks and reports. A host of smartphones are scheduled to launch in the coming months and iGyaan brings you the top rumours from the world of smartphones for the month of July.Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The Galaxy Note 7 was extremely well-received and the Galaxy Note 8 has been hyped up to exceed its predecessor. And edge-to-edge Super AMOLED display will feature for the first time in the Note series along with improved S-Pen functionalities. Key specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are-Launch- August 23 Price – $1100 (approximately INR 71,000 Display- 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Battery- 3,300 mAh [...]