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I’ve had a joking thought about it a few weeks ago. “Is Samsung filling in everything from the A10 to the A90?” and guess what, they’ve actually just launched the Galaxy A40s and A60 in China. The Galaxy A40s is basically a re-branded Galaxy M30. It has a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display, and an Exynos 7904 processor backed by 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The device houses three rear shooters – a 13MP main camera, a 5MP depth sensor, and a 5MP wide-angle snapper. Up front is a 16MP sensor. It packs a massive 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast-charging support and runs on Android Pie out of the box.   The Galaxy A60 on the other hand, sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ LCD Infinity-O display, giving the device a screen-to-body ratio of 91%. The punch hole houses a 32MP front snapper. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon…

With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy A80, the Korean tech giant aims to break boundaries in just about every aspect – from the stylish look, to new processors that deliver unprecedented performance in the mid-range category, and of course, cameras that are not just capable of taking high quality photos, but are also intelligent in a number of ways. Today, we had a chance to test out the phone’s gaming capabilities, and perform a number of initial benchmarks. Let’s have a look. Specifications The Galaxy A80 runs on the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 7150, which leaves us very curious as to how this new chip performs compared to the likes of the Snapdragon 660, or even the 675. It also has a generous 8GB of RAM, which should ease up your multi-tasking woes, guaranteed. Note: Before we proceed, please note that the tests below were done on Engineering samples of…

We’ve seen how so many brands attempted to break barriers to achieve  some by a motorized popup camera, and some with a sliding mechanism. Samsung, on the other hand, has done the same with its punch hole solution. But they aren’t stopping there. The Korean Tech Giant has now created a device which does not only have a camera that pops-up, but also rotates! Meet the Samsung Galaxy A80. The Galaxy A80 is the first to have the company’s New Infinity Display. To be exact, 6.7-inches of real estate for your content at FHD+ resolution, plus an on-screen fingerprint scanner. Under the hood is an undisclosed octa-core processor (presumably an Exynos variant), along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Samsung has opted to remove the microSD card slot for this model – perhaps a design limitation. They’ve also gotten rid of the headphone jack, which is uncommon in…

Earlier today, Samsung gave us a sneak peak at the devices that they will be showcasing at the Galaxy A Event tomorrow, here in Bangkok, Thailand. One of them is the Samsung Galaxy A70, a device that’s designed to cater to the needs of the emerging generation who want to connect, capture and share life as it happens, in the creative and collaborative ways. Both stylish and capable, the phone boasts a prism effect which shows various gradient colors depending on where the light is coming from. The Galaxy A70 sports a large 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with FHD+ resolution and is powered by a yet to be disclosed octa-core processor, backed by 6GB of RAM and a generous 128GB of storage expandable with a microSD card. For optics, the device is equipped with an enhanced triple rear camera system – composed of a 32MP main sensor with f/1.9…

Earlier today, Samsung held its very first fitness experience event at Pretty Huge Obstacles in BGC, wherein it showcased its latest lineup of wearable devices, designed for those who want a reliable partner for keeping track of their physical activities, sleep, and even stress levels, as well as for listening to their favorite jams on-the-go. Galaxy Buds Precision-tuned  by AKG, these wireless earbuds are ergonomically designed using lightweight materials, and combine superb sound quality with seamless connectivity for compatible devices. The Galaxy Buds also boasts adaptive dual microphone technology, which allows it to switch between the outer and inner mics. There’s also the Quick Ambient mode, which lets you hear your surroundings without having to remove the device. Using Wireless Power Share, you can charge the Galaxy Buds just by placing it at the back of your Samsung Galaxy S10. It offers up to 6 hours of music playback and…

The Samsung Galaxy A90 appeared on the brand’s US page promoting exclusive Asphalt 9 content to Samsung owners.  The new phone is mentioned amidst the Samsung S10 family which may suggest that the Galaxy A90 will match the processing power and maybe even excel at gaming. Previous leaks point to a rotating pop-up camera, similar to that of the OPPO N1, and the phone is also expected to have a large battery to support long hours of gaming. Samsung’s A-series has left a mark that breaks the mold of design and features, and the Galaxy A90 may be another one to look forward to. Source

Earlier today, Samsung introduced two new mid-range devices to the Philippine market – and from the looks of it, Samsung has changed its strategy, as the Galaxy A30 and A50 both sport an impressive specsheet and are priced very competitively. Both boast vivid 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED displays with FHD+ resolution. The A30 packs an Exynos 7904, while the A50 has an Exynos 9610. Both are octa-core processors. The former comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, while the latter has 8GB and 128GB. The Galaxy A30 has a dual rear camera setup which includes an ultra-wide angle lens. The Galaxy A50 on the other hand, has three rear shooters, one for low-light, one for 123° ultra wide shots, and one for depth sensing. Its 25MP front camera can also deliver subtly blurred backgrounds, thanks to its Selfie Focus feature. Both devices run on Android 9.0 Pie with…

Along with the Galaxy S10 series, Samsung’s newest in-ear music companion, the Galaxy Buds are now available in stores as well, and is a perfect companion for one’s passionate lifestyle. Enjoy clear and smart audio powered by acoustic specialists, AKG, delivering rich, high quality resolution live sound across all genres, minus the unnecessary background noise. The Galaxy Buds also feature speech enhancement, and its adaptive dual microphone technology allows it to switch between the outer and inner mics. There’s also the Quick Ambient mode, which lets you hear your surroundings without having to remove the device. To ensure a comfortable snug fit all-day, the Galaxy Buds have been ergnonomically designed using advanced and lightweight materials. It delivers up to 6 hours of music playback, and five hours of talk time in a single charge. Best of all, the buds can be charged using the Galaxy S10’s wireless power share feature.…

Looks like Samsung isn’t stopping with its series of product launches this early 2019, as we’ve received notice that the company is also set to introduce the Galaxy A30 and A50 to the Philippine market very soon. Both devices are made to conquer the mid-range scene with a decent specsheet and competitive pricing (hopefully). Both devices sport a 6.4″ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display at FHD+ resolution. The Galaxy A30 is powered by an Exynos 7904 while the Galaxy A50 runs on an Exynos 9610, both octa-core processors. The A30 has 4GB of RAM, whilt the A50 can have up to 6GB of RAM. Both come with 64GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. For imaging, the A50 has three rear shooters – a 25MP low-light camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP depth camera. The A30 on the other hand, sticks to two. Both run on Samsung’s One…

Samsung has been on a roll with its recent events. Shortly after the launch of its Galaxy S10 flagships, the tech giant introduced another device for the Philippine market, this time, for the more budget-oriented segment. With a seemingly good specsheet under its belt and a competitive price, the new Galaxy M20 may just be the sparkplug that the company needs in order to liven up its more affordable offerings. So what exactly do you get? well to start things up, it has a 6.3″ Infinity-V screen, with FHD+ resolution, and an AI Solution that optimizes the display for any condition. Under the hood is an Exynos 7904 octa-core processor, backed by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, expandable via a microSD card. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo, and packs a massive 5,000mAh battery, and fast-charging capabilities. The M20 has dual shooters at the back, the latter equipped…

Following the launch of Samsung’s newest flagships in San Francisco, Smart Communications Inc., has announced its postpaid offerings for the entire Galaxy S10 lineup. All plans include 15GB of data allocation – 10GB for streaming and 5GB for surfing websites and online apps, unlimited texts to all networks, and 60 minutes of calls to all networks under a 24-month contract. Be one of the first to experience the capabilities of Samsung’s newest flagships by pre-ordering at Smart Stores nationwide, and on Smart’s official pre-order page from February 22 to March 3. Those with approved pre-orders may get to take home as much as PhP28,000 worth of freebies from Samsung. For more information on the Galaxy S10 lineup, click here.

The more affordable member of the Samsung A series, the Samsung Galaxy A10 has just been announced. Other members of the A series, Galaxy A30 and A50 were announced just in time for MWC 2019. The Galaxy A10 is powered by the Exynos 7884 chipset and 2GB of RAM. The low RAM is partnered with 32GB of storage with a microSD slot for expandable storage of up to 512GB. It has a 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity-V display with a 5MP front shooter in its waterdrop notch. At the back is its solo camera which is a 13MP lens with f/1.9 aperture. The the device runs on Android Pie and One UI out of the box, and packs a 3400mAh battery. The Samsung Galaxy A10 is set to come out in mid-March in three colors, Blue, Black, and Red. It will retail for INR 8,940 (about PHP 6,527.85). Other phones in the…

Just days after their debut in the US, Samsung is celebrating the arrival of its newest flagships in the Philippines. Welcome, the new Samsung Galaxy S10+, S10, and S10e. All sport a new design, and are packed with features that cater to those who want the ultimate entertainment and productivity experience. These are the three devices that mark the 10th year of the Samsung Galaxy Smartphone. Galaxy S10+ The king of the pack, the Samsung Galaxy S10+ sports the new punch hole design for its dual front camera system that can take UHD selfies. Its new Infinity-O display and oozes with detail, giving the phone an astonishing 90% Screen-to-Body Ratio. It uses a Dynamic AMOLED screen which supports HDR10+, gives better color-accuracy, and is more gentle to the eyes. Under the hood is a powerful Exynos 9820 octa-core processor, backed by up to 12GB of RAM and up to 1TB…

Shortly after the launch of its newest flagships, Samsung moves to the mid-range category as it announced the new Galaxy A30 and A50. Both sport Infinity-U displays and massive batteries, making them ideal for those who want a balance of performance and longevity, The Galaxy A50 sports a 6.4″ Super AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution, and runs on an Exynos 9610 chipset, backed with 4GB or 6GB of RAM and either 64GB or 128GB of storage. It’s equipped with triple camera system, composed of a 25MP main shooter, a 5MP depth sensor, and an 8MP ultra-wide angle snapper. The Galaxy A30 has the same display, but runs on an Exynos 7885 octa-core processor, along with 3GB or 4GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of storage. Storage on both devices can be expanded with a microSD card. Unlike the A50, this one has a dual 16MP + 5MP setup, the…

Samsung’s Unpacked event at San Francisco has just ended. And if you missed the livestream, don’t worry, we’ve got you with this quick rundown of what was launched during the event. From a big surprise, to phones, and accessories. Galaxy Fold Samsung didn’t waste any time by kicking off the show with the announcement of the first ever commercially available fully working foldable device, the Galaxy Fold. 8 years in the making, the Galaxy Fold is a combination of various innovations from the brand, from a new hinge mechanism, to a new polymer that’s both flexible and tough, to a customized UX. Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e Of course, the stars of the show, the new Samsung Galaxy S10+, S10, and S10e. The specsheet is quite long. But to give you a short summary – they’ve improved almost every aspect of these devices. From the new Infinity-O display that uses Adaptive…

Five to ten years ago, a lot of people used to think that folding devices were just going to be concepts, and were virtually impossible to make. And today, Samsung has once again stepped up its game, and has made that, a reality. Meet the new Samsung Galaxy Fold, a masterpiece defines a new category of mobile devices. The Galaxy Fold is designed to deliver a totally new user experience, allowing users to do things they couldn’t with just an ordinary smartphone. Eight years in the making, Galaxy Fold brings together various innovations – from the materials, the engineering and the display, following the debut of a prototype back in 2011. The device features a 7.3” QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED main display, and 4.6” HD+ Super AMOLED cover display. Samsung actually invented a new polymer layer and created a display around 50 percent thinner than what you’ll find in your typical smartphone display. This…

If you find the Galaxy S10+ to be, just a tad too expensive, or a bit too big, and the Galaxy S10e to be a bit underwhelming, and a bit too small, you might want to settle with Samsung Galaxy S10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3KbKzsVbzM Same Look, Just a Bit Smaller The Samsung Galaxy S10 uses the same punch hole design for the front camera, only that you won’t get the depth sensor that the S10+ has. Other than that, the front and back of the unit is basically the same. You get a slightly smaller 6.1-inch Inifinity-O display that uses Adaptive AMOLED technology for superb brightness under direct sunlight and superior color accuracy. Flagship Performance You won’t be left out in performance, as the device runs on the same Exynos 9820 octa-core processor the delivers a marginal improvement in performance and reduced power consumption versus the Exynos 9810 on the S9. And…

AR Emojis have become quite a thing these days. And it’s not so hard to see why. The feature doesn’t just allow you to make a 3D avatar of your face, but developers can take advantage of it, and perhaps discover new implementations for various apps. The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 is taking AR Emoji to the next level, by adding body tracking. What this means is that now, the phone can capture not just your facial expressions but also specific points of your body to fully render a composite 3D version of you. What’s more amazing is that this is all done right from the camera of the Galaxy S10, and does not require any other 3rd party applications. Again, this opens up a myriad of possibilities: Imagine using your whole body avatar as a character in a dancing game? Maybe for trying out different clothes, shoes, and…