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Samsung has just announced the second iteration of its Galaxy Book. The Galaxy Book 2 boasts a new and powerful processor, great battery life, fast connectivity, and the portability you’ll need to power up your on-the-go lifestyle. The Galaxy Book 2 boasts a 12-inch Super AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution, and is powered by the new Snapdragon 850 processor to deliver next-level performance. There’s 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. As for ports, you get a couple of Type-C ports, a MicroSD card reader, and a headphone jack. To further help you enhance your productivity, it features Gigabit LTE connectivity, and also comes with a couple of accessories – an S-Pen and a Keyboard that doubles as a screen cover, out of the box.  Samsung claims a battery life of up to 20 hours, which is phenomenal, if true. The Galaxy Book 2 will retail for USD 999.99 or around…

As if three cameras weren’t enough, Samsung is continuous in pushing the envelope by releasing the first smartphone with four, yes you’ve read that right, four rear cameras! Welcome the Samsung Galaxy A9! The Galaxy A9 boasts a 6.3-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, and is powered by an unnamed octa-core processor (a listing indicates a Snapdragon 660), along with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. As mentioned earlier, the Galaxy A9 boasts four cameras at the back – 24MP main + 10MP telephoto + 8MP Ultra-Wide + 5MP Depth. Now basically, that covers everything you need. I just they actually perform as well as they look on paper. In any case, the phone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo, and packs a 3,800mAh battery, and has fast-charging capabilities. Specifications Source

Users of the latest Samsung devices will soon be able to enjoy the benefits of Wi-fi Calling, as Smart Communications Inc. has partnered with the Korean tech giant for the roll out of its Voice over Wi-fi (VoWifi) services, which will be initially available to selected subscribers by October, after Samsung releases the latest firmware over-the-air update. Soon, Smart customers who are using a Galaxy S8, S8+, S9, S9+, Note 8, and Note 9, will be able to make Wifi calls via any Wifi connection such as Smart Wifi and PLDT Home Wifi. VoWifi or Wifi Calling, allows customers to make and receive calls via a Wifi connection using their smartphone’s native dialer without the need to install a third party app. Apart from an improved calling and messaging experience, it also offers extended network coverage as customers can make and receive standard calls and video calls wherever there is…

Samsung has recently announced something that’s quite unexpected – a mid-range device with a triple camera system. Say hello to the new Galaxy A7. The Galaxy A7 sports a 6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity display with FHD+ resolution, and is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core processor, along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. As mentioned, the device boasts a triple camera system at the back –  a 24MP main sensor, an 8MP sensor for wide angle shots, and a 5MP sensor for depth sensing. It has Live focus, which lets you adjust the bokeh effect, along with Scene Optimizer, which can automatically adjust the camera settings depending on your subject. The 24MP front camera is augmented by an adjustable LED flash, along with Selfie Focus for adding a bokeh effect, AR Emojis, and Pro Lighting Mode that mimics professional studio lighting. Other features include…

In celebration of its 20th year anniversary, Samsung has recently announced its Great Blue Sale, wherein customers can enjoy up to PhP5,000 off on select smartphone models! Apart from these discounts, Samsung is also offering promo bundles! Get a FREE Galaxy Tab A 7.0 with every purchase of a Galaxy Note 9 from September 7 to 16 Get a FREE Eider Phone for every purchase of a Galaxy J7 Core or J2 Pro from September 8 to 30 Get a FREE PhP1,500 voucher for every purchase of a Galaxy J8 and A6 from September 1 to 30 The Samsung Great Blue Sale will run until September 30, 2018 at all major retail partners. For more information, you may visit any Samsung-authorized store nationwide or follow the brand’s official website and Facebook Page.

In celebration of Lazada’s 9.9 sale, Samsung has announced that it will be offering up to 30% off on prices for select products, only for today, September 9, 2018! Families can now own the home theater they’ve always wanted, with a brand new Samsung TV and Soundbar. Gamers on the other hand, can immerse themselves in a whole new experience with Samsung’s 49-inch Curved Gaming Monitor. All are on sale at special prices. Bring out the home cook in you with the 35L Smart Oven – a 6-in-1 kitchen solution that lets you bake pastries, steam healthy dishes, and even grill steaks – Now priced at 20% off. Those who will purchase the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Watch from September 9 to 13 will receive a free leather strap. It’s available in 42mm and 46mm variants, and is priced at PhP15,990 and PhP16,990 respectively. Samsung joins the roster of merchants…

In an exclusive event, Samsung formally launched its newest products for the Philippine Market, as follow up to the Flagship Note 9, – its newest wearable, the Galaxy Watch which was also introduced at the Unpacked Event, and two new tablets, the Galaxy Tab S4, which was also revealed during the media preview of the Galaxy Note 9, and the new Galaxy Tab A 10.5. Galaxy Watch The new Galaxy Watch can now monitor stress and sleep. It can also suggest breathing exercises to keep the user focused, and can also function as a personal assistant which can help users in attaining their personal fitness goals. It can now track up to 39 workouts, apart from personalized alerts, and calorie intake tracking. Available in 2, sizes – 46mm and 42mm, the Galaxy Watch boasts 80+ hours of battery life, military-certified durability, Gorilla Glass DX+, and industry-leading 5 ATM rating for…

Not long after its unveiling at the company’s Unpacked event, Samsung’s newest flagship, the Galaxy Note 9 officially makes its debut in the Philippines. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ou-XFMZz5I Built with enhanced usability in mind, the Galaxy Note 9 offers the same premium design language as the Note 8, now in a more symmetrical and less curvy form factor, complimented by a 6.4-inch QHD+ SuperAMOLED display. The PH variant will have an Exynos 9810 processor, along with up to 8GB of RAM. Samsung’s taking it a notch higher with storage capacity, as the Galaxy Note 9 comes in two configurations, 128GB, and 512GB. Yes, you’ve read that right. Combine that with a 512GB microSD card, and you’ll have 1TB of storage in your pocket. Thanks to a 4,000mAh power cell, the Note 9 sports the largest battery in the entire series. Samsung claims it as a 1-day battery. But we’ll see. Of course, what is…

Samsung just unveiled its newest Note device. And while there aren’t many groundbreaking things about it, at least hardware-wise, it does have a number things that may still make it a worthy upgrade to those coming from an older Note.  Even perhaps a great starter for those who are just getting into Samsung’s phablet lineup. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ou-XFMZz5I More “Boxy” design When I first got hold of the Note 9, I immediately noticed the similar design language to the Note 8. But there was something a bit different about it, it was more symmetrical, and uses less curves. In some angles, it may even look like the bezels are slightly thicker than its predecessor. So did those things make it worse? not exactly. I actually like the way the device feels in the hand. The weight is just right, the position of the fingerprint sensor is just right, though it’s a bit…

If you’re itching to get your hands on Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy Note 9, you’ll be pleased to know that Smart will be offering it on its data-packed GigaX plans! aimed at empowering customers who lead a digital lifestyle. The Galaxy Note 9 will be available at PhP2,799 per month, inclusive of 15GB worth of data allocation, composed of 10GB for video streaming and 5GB for surfing websites and enjoying online apps. It also comes with unlimited texts to all networks, and 60 minutes worth of calls to all networks, all under a 24-month contract. Pre-order yours from Smart Stores nationwide or the Smart Online Store from August 11 to 19, and enjoy up to PhP18,000 worth of freebies. Get a FREE Gear Fit 2 Pro, Gear IconX wireless earbuds, and a 1-year Nanofixit screen protection with the 512GB variant, or a FREE Gear Fit 2 Pro plus Nanofixit screen protection if…

Apart from the new Galaxy Note 9, Samsung also introduced a new wearable during its Unpacked event – The Galaxy Watch is an intelligent accessory that’s a perfect combination of style and functionality. The Galaxy Watch is designed with wellness in focus, and can monitor stress and sleep. It can suggest breathing exercises so the user can stay focused, and can also help in adjusting sleeping habits. It also helps its in achieving its user’s personal fitness goals, and can now track up to 39 workouts apart from its intuitive calorie tracking plus personalized alerts. With 80+ hours of battery life, the device’s improved longevity allows the user to be away from an outlet for a longer time, and do more of the things that really matter. It’s also equipped with LTE connectivity, and can give the user a glance of what’s for the day with morning and evening briefings.…

Apart from the launch of the Note 9, Samsung Philippines also formally announced the arrival of the new Galaxy Tab S4 in the Philippines. The Galaxy Tab S4 has a 10.5-inch WQXGA display, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor, along with 4GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. It runs on Samsung Experience UI 9.5 on top of Android 8.1 and packs a 7,300mAh battery with fast-charging capability. At the back of the device is a 13MP camera, complimented by an 8MP front shooter. The Galaxy Tab S4 also features Samsung DeX, which can be activated by connecting it to the optional Book Cover Keyboard, or just by tapping the DeX icon on the pull down menu, giving you a complete desktop experience. With Samsung DeX, you’ll be able to open multiple desktop-style windows for Android apps, including Microsoft…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ou-XFMZz5I&feature=youtu.be Samsung has just unveiled the newest iteration of its Note series. Welcome, the Galaxy Note 9, packed with a more capable S-Pen, enhanced optics, a long-lasting battery, and massive storage. At first glance, the Note 9 doesn’t veer away too much from the design of the Note 8, with its curved side, and a glossy finish. It has a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with QHD+ resolution. Under the hood is an Exynos 9810 octa-core CPU, along with up to 8GB of RAM, and up to a massive 512GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. The Note 9 utilizes a dual 12MP rear camera, with Dual Pixel PDAF, and Dual Aperture, 2x Optical Zoom, OIS, and auto scene detection, which can optimize the phone’s optics for up to 20 different scenes. Selfies will be even more fun, with up to 54 AR Emojis. Of course, a Galaxy Note…

A mysterious addition to the Samsung Galaxy A-series with the name SM-A750FN has been spotted in benchmarking site, Geekbench, which revealed some of the device’s core specs. The SM-A750FN has an Exynos 7885 SoC with 4GB RAM and  Android 8.0 Oreo. The specs are similar to the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018), except that it hints at a different screen size or camera. The SM-A750FN is a clear successor to the Galaxy A8 and may be called the Galaxy A9+. Source

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gjaOtU3Mr0 Well, isn’t this what usually happens before a launch? oh wait. Anyway, a promotional video for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has surfaced online, revealing much of what the device’s new features will be. It’s allegedly from Samsung New Zealand, so this may be as official as it gets. Apart from showcasing the phone’s design, the video focuses on the added functionalities of the S-Pen, which comes in a yellow color, contrasting the Note 9’s blue color. There’s also a hint of massive storage, and an improvement in battery life. There’s a mention of “1 Terabyte Ready with Expandable Memory,” which probably means that the device will have 512GB of storage, expandable using another 512GB memory card. Rumor also has it that the Note 9 will have a 4,000mAh battery. In any case, the official reveal is just a few days away. As usual, we’ll be covering the event…

Following its launch last July, the Samsung Galaxy J8, is now officially available in stores nationwide! The Galaxy J8 features a 6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with HD+ resolution, and houses an octa-core Snapdragon 450 processor, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It runs on Samsung Experience UI on top of Android Oreo, and packs a 3,500mAh battery. The J8 has a 16MP + 5MP dual rear camera system, the latter used for depth sensing, and a 16MP front camera with LED flash, also used for facial recognition. The device also comes with the Samsung Members app, which gives you access to exclusive benefits, Find my Mobile for Anti-Theft, and the Samsung 321 app for emergency access. The Samsung Galaxy J8 is priced at PhP15,990. Get yours from August 4 to 5 to get PhP1,000 off the SRP, and receive freebies including a NanoFixIt Screen Protection, Insurance, and…

Samsung released the A-series as a strict competitor to mid-level smartphones from other brands. While we are very aware of the high price point of this series, Samsung commits that these mid-level smartphones can easily deliver what consumers want. One good example is the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018). Although it looks very much the same as its older brother, the Galaxy A8, the A6 is far from the latter in terms of the spec sheet. This is our review of the Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018). Build The Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018) looks pretty much the same from the previous one but a lot thinner at only 7.7mm due to the use of aluminum instead of glass at the back portion of the device. It still has a solid build and the materials used are absolutely top-notch. At the right side, the deep speaker grill can be located along with the…

With much news about the Galaxy Note 9 floating around, it’s time to focus more on another aspect of the product, accessories. Recently, notable leak source Roland Quandt posted an image on his Twitter account, of what seems to be the Wireless Charger for the device. By the looks of it, it seems that this 25W charger can accommodate two devices. Perhaps, the new Samsung Galaxy Watch? We don’t know that yet. But we will, very soon, as the much-anticipated unveiling is set for August 9. Source via